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Comparo
Toyota RAV4 vs. every compact SUV: How they compare on paper

How the new RAV4 stacks up to the CR-V, Rogue, Forester and everything else

How the new RAV4 stacks up to the CR-V, Rogue, Forester and everything else.

ETC
Alabama student walks 20 miles to work; impressed boss gives him a car

Perseverance (and some help from the police) goes a long way

A lot of perseverance (and a little help from the police) went a long way.

Recalls
Ford recalls 550,000 Fusions and Escapes

There can be a problem with the vehicles' shifter cable bushings.

There can be a problem with the vehicles' shifter cable bushings.

Spy Shots
2020 Ford Escape will have a plug-in hybrid version

Ford's small crossover is going green — again

Ford's small crossover is going green — again.

Spy Shots
2020 Ford Escape interior partly revealed in spy photos

Ford Focus cues continue inside

The 2020 Ford Escape has been spotted again, and these spy shots give us our first look at the compact crossover SUV's interior. Though it's fairly well covered, the infotainment system is left exposed, and we can make out air vent positioning. The design is very much like that of the 2019 Ford Focus. The infotainment screen sits up high in a tablet-style design with a set of controls below it, and farther below

Spy Shots
Official
2018 Ford Escape crossover flunks passenger-side crash test

Ford's volume SUV gets 'poor' rating for protecting front passengers

Ford's second-most popular vehicle by sales has failed a critical crash safety test, earning the worst safety rating of seven small SUVs tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for front passenger-side crash protection.

Opinion
Would you pay $17 a month to give your older Ford connectivity?

Ford SmartLink may be a tall ask for niceties customers simply expect

When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

Comparo
2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. other compact SUVs: How it compares on paper

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, Ford Escape, Kia Sportage and Subaru Forester

Lots of power in small packages.

Official
Report
Ford starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype

No fleet trial here, Ford wants to sell it as an actual model

Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.

Official
Recalls
Ford issues two big recalls for fire risk, door latches

Several models are affected, from Fiesta ST to Lincoln MKZ.

Over 200,000 cars included in each recall.

Quick Spin
Can't Escape the competition | 2017 Ford Escape 1.5 EcoBoost Quick Spin

One step forward, but everyone else has taken two.

Ford's refreshed Escape is much better, just maybe not with this engine.

Official
Trump did talk to Bill Ford, but the Kentucky plant was never moving to Mexico

Lincoln MKC production won't move to Mexico, but that's not necessarily good news.

Recalls
Ford recalls 8,000 Shelby GT350 Mustangs for leaky oil lines

The company also released recalls for the Mercury Mariner, Ford Escape and Super Duty Chassis Cab.

All of these recalls involve possible fire hazards and free repairs.

Recalls
Ford expands door latch recall by 1.5 million cars

This recall expansion brings the total number of affected cars to nearly 2.4 million.

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