Tag: Ford

Ford Fiesta Active review

We road test the rufty-tufty version of the UK’s best-selling new car, but is the Ford Fiesta Active distinctive enough to stand out in the compact crossover crowd? Ford claims the Active combines “SUV inspired styling with Fiesta driving dynamics”. A bold claim, and at first sight there are only […]

Ford EcoSport review

Three years on from its European launch, Ford’s baby SUV, the EcoSport, has been treated to a much-needed upgrade. A mild exterior makeover, new technology, more refinement and comfort, plus an extra engine and an all-wheel drive option, have transformed the car into a more serious contender in the blossoming […]

These 6 performance vehicles race to the front of the pack in quality and reliability

We expect our performance vehicles to hug corners and rocket down straightaways. Reliability doesn’t always factor into the equation, but it should. It’s hard for a car to deliver visceral excitement if it’s sitting in the shop awaiting repair. The six performance vehicle listed below team exemplary driving dynamics with […]

Ford is taking autonomous vehicles seriously but it isn’t banking on you buying one

SAN FRANCISCO—Whether they’re terrified, confused or captivated, most people have an opinion about self-driving cars, typically one connected to a visceral emotion. What began as a product of science fiction is now a reality that is just a few years or decades—depending on who you’re talking to—away from public availability. […]

Short Report: The refreshed 2018 Ford F-150 is a pick-your-own version of just right

We always want more. This is why warehouse stores exist, buy-one-get-one sales are plentiful, and garages are not utilized for vehicle storage. In fact, “more” itself no longer suffices and has morphed into “moar.” But are things really better, though? Ford says yes. After all, this year marks the 100th […]

Looking for the safest full-size pickup truck? The 2018 Ford F-150 is it, according to the IIHS

Ford has earned a “Top Safety Pick” rating for its updated 2018 F-150, but failed to achieve the organization’s coveted “Top Safety Pick+” award due to a “Poor” rating for headlight performance. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the base halogen headlights fell short due to “inadequate […]

The 2018 Mustang GT with the Performance Pack Level 2 levels the playing field against the Camaro SS 1LE

Never has there been a better time to be a red-blooded American car enthusiast. The Chevrolet Camaro, the Dodge Challenger, and the Ford Mustang, nameplates that date back half a century give or take a few years, are faster, better to drive, and more technologically sophisticated than ever before. And […]