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  • Apr 7th 2014 at 3:01PM
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Siri from Apple has proven that being able to talk to your technology doesn't always work perfectly. But what if it could eventually go far enough to give a personality to inanimate objects like our cars? Ford took just this path to comedic effect by playing a prank on many unsuspecting Australians, in a new commercial for its EcoSport compact crossover.

The Aussies seem very nonchalant about having a random parked car talk to them, and they seem surprisingly game when it asks them to get in, call a celebrity and tell a joke. (We're guessing there are some hilarious outtakes, too.) Scroll down to watch some folks from Down Under have a conversation with Ford's CUV.

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      • 1 Year Ago
      what an ugly vehicle looks like a catfish got washed ashore and got bloated in the sun. ugh what is with today's designers...so few truly good looking sub-supercars these days
      • 1 Year Ago
      I think they are jst trying to mask the fact that FORDS new CUV is UGGGLLYY!!!
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why does that Crossover look So Tall? It looks like the body is sitting on top of another car.
      • 1 Year Ago
      looks like a2006 Buick Rendevous.....and we all know that was NO giant sales success. EPIC FAIL FORD!!!
      Robert Ryan
      • 1 Year Ago
      They have been trying to sell this "Small Car on Stilts" here in Australia. Strange styling and the pretty negative image Ford has now means few sales.
        Anand Singh
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Robert Ryan
        Hey man, this car is also on sale in India, and sells like crazy, there is like 3 months waiting list for getting the 1 Liter EcoBoost petrol !! Not a fan of this car like remaining of my folks here, but will tell you, it is rather good value car. And that's it.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Well, they're certainly Victorian plates, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is on at the moment and it could any number of streets in inner north Melbourne. But not a single Australian accent to heard... Weird.
      • 1 Year Ago
      BTW...I"m having enough trouble with my computer....Don't need a smart aleck car
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