Here's the bottom line.
Everybody wants a crossover.
Over 200,000 cars included in each recall.
Ford's refreshed Escape is much better, just maybe not with this engine.
Lincoln MKC production won't move to Mexico, but that's not necessarily good news.
All of these recalls involve possible fire hazards and free repairs.
This recall expansion brings the total number of affected cars to nearly 2.4 million.
Is there any other? Legally, there cannot be.
The recall affects cars from 2012 to 2016 and is aimed at specific states.
I just picked up my new car from the dealership, a 2016 Ford Escape 1.6 EcoBoost.
Ford arrives at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show with the new Escape, rebadged as the Kuga for the European market and spruced up in Vignale trim.
The 2017 Ford Escape will get an optional Sport Appearance Package to add a bevy of black trim to the exterior and slightly upgrade the interior.
1.5- and 2.0-liter motors both have fuel-saving system that shuts down engine when car is idle.
Senior Editor Greg Migliore goes over the highlights of the 2015 LA Auto Show, including the new Fiat 124 Spider, Mazda CX-9, and Lincoln MKZ.
The Ford Escape is already a huge sales success, and this heavily refreshed 2017 model looks to give the customers exactly what they're asking for. Check it out when it debuts at the LA Auto Show.