One of the Australian car market’s great mysteries is why Ford Australia has been so bad at convincing people to buy its Escape mid-sized SUV. Or, for that matter, its Kuga predecessor. Despite being a relatively well-rounded offering, Ford’s market share at the time of writing was/is just three per cent, miles behind the Mazda […]
Dan writes: Hey Sajeev, Perhaps you or doppleganger Sanjeev have an answer for this. Why are a lot of SUV/Crossovers these days ending up with cut lines along the lower third of their liftgates? This is showing up on the Ford Escape, 2012-2016 Honda CR-V, Hyundai/Kia crossovers, and maybe some others I can’t remember. Show More Summary
Escape should be an embraceable package: Sexy shape, EcoBoost engine, comfy interior, classy trim. But gripes prevent a hearty thumbs-up.
The Mustang and F-150 hybrids are only the start.
If you have a growing family and you’re looking for an SUV that will suit your needs, the number of options can be baffling, but, perhaps the 2017 Ford Escape Trend diesel AWD could be for you. The Ford Escape (nee Kuga, you know that story right?) seems to go a bit unnoticed in the […]
Why bother flying when you can escape to the Himalayas, or into space, from the comfort of your couch When I was a child, each year without exception our family would drive to Cornwall in a wheezing Ford Sierra for the summer holidays. Show More Summary
Kugas can be fun. And I don’t mean in a male locker room sense. Ford‘s now defunct Kuga medium SUV wasn’t without its virtues, but it really needed a change of name and a lift in feel and equipment to broaden appeal and arrive at today’s Ford Escape. That’s a good start. But liberate the […]
ford needs its escape suv to be more things to more people. now that the large territory no longer exists and the full-size everest might be too big and bulky for the average suburban family, the escape finds itself holding the fort for family buyers. Show More Summary
The possibility of a plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Escape dates back as far as 2009 when Ford actually took a prototype to the Detroit Auto Show, and a small batch of them were handed over to a California utility to be tried out. Show More Summary
Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV. Continue reading Ford starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype Ford starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:31:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Everybody wants a crossover. Continue reading Ford will keep Escape and MKC plant open an extra week to meet demand Ford will keep Escape and MKC plant open an extra week to meet demand originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
ford has been strangely quiet about its newest suv, the escape - although ‘new’ might be overstating things a little. the 2017 ford escape is really an updated version of the previous kuga, but it’s an important model for the brand and one that deserves a bigger push to help get the word out. Show More Summary
The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman was one of two people killed in a car accident on Tuesday in Connecticut. Kathy Berman, 69, was traveling in her Mercedes when she was suddenly struck from behind by a Ford Escape driven by an 89-year-old man. The collision sent Berman’s car down an embankment before it […]
Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape, an Army field manual published in 1968. Crossing Water General (1) Unless you are traveling in the desert, there is a good possibility that you will have to ford a stream or river. Show More Summary
The Hyundai Tucson is Australia’s second most popular SUV behind the Mazda CX-5, ergo one of the market’s top-selling vehicles full stop. By contrast, the newly renamed Ford Escape (nee Kuga) is a perennial underachiever, highly regarded critically but comparatively ignored by buyers. We want to investigate whether this discrepancy is justified. To do so, […]
SALENA ZITO: A Fragile Hope In Ford Heights. Nobody ever really moves in here. Nobody ever comes here except to pass on by; you either escape or die. The only businesses left in the town are one gas station, two liquor stores and a strip club; the strip club, a massive Greek-revival structure, is the […]
You may want to think twice before speeding down the highway. Ford's new hybrid police car can travel 100 miles per hour and can save police departments some $3,800 annually in fuel costs. Video provided by TheStreet
On the night of April 14 th, 1865, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, jumped off a balcony and broke his leg. As Booth galloped through Maryland in escape, his first stop was at the house of Dr. Samuel Mudd. Show More Summary
The 2017 Ford Escape is the Blue Oval’s latest bid to take a more substantial slice of the booming medium SUV pie. Formerly known as the Kuga, the Escape revives the nameplate worn by Ford’s twin to the Mazda Tribute of the 2000s, while bringing a number of cosmetic and technological updates to what was already […]
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