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Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared

Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared.

Buying Guide

Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Ford Explorer

Autoblog answers all your questions about the 2018 Ford Explorer

New York

Aviator’s rear-drive platform will underpin the next Explorer

As we mentioned last night, underneath the new Lincoln Aviator "concept" there appears to be an independent rear suspension lifted right from the Ford Mustang parts bin. And while it's pretty cool on its face that Mustang rear-drive platform bits are being reused in the broader Ford universe, what this means for the next Explorer could be really cool.

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Cryptic ‘performance utility’ also set for 2020

Ford Motor Co. is giving its SUV lineup a shot of adrenaline, confirming plans to add a smaller off-road vehicle to complement the upcoming Bronco and a sporty Explorer ST model. The company also teased the much-anticipated Shelby GT500 and Bronco in renderings released Thursday.

Spy Shots

It seems like the rumor might've been correct

The Edge ST looks to be getting a big brother.

Rumormill

Reports say Ford's new RWD platform will also spawn a Lincoln SUV

The Explorer's gonna go back in time.

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Federal regulators have now received nearly 1,400 complaints of carbon monoxide in the cabin.

Federal regulators have now received at least 1,381 complaints alleging carbon monoxide leaks in the cabin.

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Workers describe an atmosphere hostile to women and minorities.

Despite multimillion-dollar settlements, workers describe an atmosphere hostile to women and minorities.

Recalls

A seat adjustment bolt could come loose, increasing risk of injury in a crash.

The recall affects vehicles built in the first half of 2016.

Report

Aftermarket fitment of police-specific bits could cause exhaust leak problems.

NHTSA reports injuries that include "loss of consciousness, with the majority indicating nausea, headaches, or light-headedness."

Official

Police and consumer SUVs are affected by the issue.

More than 2,700 complaints have been logged.

Recalls

And it's not the only Blue Oval that could catch fire.

Ford isn't aware of fires, injuries, or accidents related to either recall.

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But Chevy and Dodge score points for braking, top speed.

Fords are quicker than Chevy and Dodge, but no matter which police car you come across, remember, you'll never outrun Motorola.

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Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights now optional.

Available on 2017 Police Interceptor Utility models, spoiler-mounted rear lights are programable and can be set to red, blue, or amber.

Recalls

There have been over 150 complaints from owners of the 2011 to 2015 Explorer.

Recalls

The F-150 and Explorer represent the bulk of the recalled vehicles. The Focus Electric and Transit Connect account for over 900 and 600 vehicles each.

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