Ford Escape, Hyundai Tucson SUVs do poorly in crash test
The Hyundai (HYMTF) Tucson, Ford Escape, Kia Sportage, General Motors (GM, Fortune 500)’ Buick Encore and the Chrysler Group’s Jeep Patriot earned “poor” marks in the new “small overlap” frontal crash test.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a federal safety probe into 2005-2012 Ford Escape sport utility vehicles after receiving a plea from a state consumer agency of stuck electronic throttles.
The North Carolina Consumers Council says that it has received complaints of engine stalling and surging in two 2009 Ford SUVs. Both [...]
DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are looking into throttle problems in older Ford Escapes at the request of a consumer group.
The nonprofit North Carolina Consumers Council has asked federal regulators to investigate two complaints from drivers who say the small SUV stalled or surged forward.
The government will look at 1.6 million Escapes [...]
Local sweepstakes give you great chances to win, because the number of people who can enter is so limited. And the 2013 Ford Escape – Hunger Drive Western Region Sweepstakes is giving away a big prize to the residents of only a few states, which makes this a great chance for the people who [...]
2013 Ford Escape 4WD Titanium: Accolades from many corners, just not this one.
Starting price: $30,370 for the Titanium, $22,470 for a basic front-wheel-drive model. (I tested a prototype, so a window sticker was unavailable.)
I paid $22k out-the-door for my brand-new Escape in 2005. This was for a V6 model [...]
In less than two months the 2013 Escape has seen three recalls already. Nevertheless, the vehicle is still selling at just about expected rates, which is expected considering Ford has been handling the recalls very efficiently and addressing some of the problems before any customers even have time to file a complaint.
DETROIT — Ford is recalling 7,600 new Escapes to fix coolant leaks that can cause engines to overheat or catch fire.
The recall affects 2013 models with 1.6-liter four-cylinder engines. Plugs in the engine may not have been installed properly and can fall out while the motor is running. Coolant can leak and cause [...]
Ford Motor Company is recalling 484,600 Ford Escape SUVs from the 2002-2004 model years. Approximately 423,634 of the affected Ford Escape SUVs are in the United States. There are also an estimated 35,000 defective Ford Escape SUVs in Canada, 19,000 in Mexico, 4,500 in Europe, and 4,300 in other areas around the globe. The [...]
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A Ford Escape burst into flames while the owner was waiting on replacements for recalled parts.
The recall warned Escape owners an electrical short could cause the SUV to overheat and catch fire. The recall affects 400,000 2001 and 2002 Ford Escapes.