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Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

By Matt Schmitz on September 12, 2014


Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The Problem: The coolant… Read More

Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

By Matt Schmitz on September 12, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The Problem: The coolant… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2011 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner

By Jennifer Geiger on May 28, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 740,000 model-year 2008-11 versions of the Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs; no word yet if the related Mazda Tribute is involved. The Problem: The Detroit News is reporting that a faulty torque sensor could cause the… Read More

Ford Updates Escape Software Amid NHTSA Investigation

By Jennifer Geiger on March 4, 2014

Ford's Escape is no stranger to recalls, but despite a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation of sudden loss of engine power on certain versions of the Escape and Fusion and Mercury Mariner and Milan, the agency is not issuing… Read More

Incentives on Defunct Mercury Brand Tick Upward

By Colin Bird on November 10, 2010

Retail production of Mercury vehicles ceased nearly a month ago, and now Ford is getting down to the business of ridding itself of any leftover inventory for the defunct brand. The remaining Mercury dealerships are on a deadline to move… Read More

Retail Mercury Production Ends This Sunday

By Colin Bird on September 29, 2010

Production of Mercury cars and SUVs for retail customers will end this Sunday, according to Ford. On that typical day of rest, the last retail 2011 Mercury Mariner will be built in Kansas City, Ford spokesman George Pipas said. Mercury… Read More

Mercury's Inventory Shrinks as Brand Nears End

By Colin Bird on August 25, 2010

Since our last report, Mercury’s inventory on Cars.com has notched down slightly as the brand prepares for its disbanding by the end of the year.  Cars.com’s national inventory for Mercury has dropped nearly 9% in the three weeks since we last… Read More

No Big Incentives for Dying Mercury

By David Thomas on August 4, 2010

If you thought the announcement that Ford will cease production of new Mercury cars and SUVs by the end of 2010 would lead to lavish incentives, you’d be wrong, at least as of today. Mercury’s current incentives, which are good… Read More

Ford Might Kill Lackluster Mercury Brand

By David Thomas on May 28, 2010

We take our time when it comes to writing about web reports on major product changes because they usually don’t pan out. That’s why when Bloomberg first reported that Ford is considering ending the Mercury brand, we thought “ah, likely… Read More

Trucks and SUVs Cheaper to Insure

By Stephen Markley on May 12, 2010

When involved in a crash, some vehicles are simply less costly to fix, and the affordability of those fixes is a strong factor in how much it will cost to insure a vehicle. Trucks and SUVs tend to have an… Read More

Full Ford Hybrid Credit Expires March 31

By David Thomas on March 12, 2009

The hybrid tax credits that have already expired for Toyota and Honda are still in effect for other automakers, including Ford — but not for long. Ford, which just celebrated the production of its 100,000th Escape Hybrid, is seeing its… Read More