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16 Feb 2017 | No Comment | 999 views
2017 Automobile Journal Buyers Guide: Ford

 

Editor’s Note:

For the next few weeks, we will publish a 2017 Buyers Guide for as many brands as we can find information to publish.  We are starting with Ford, and tomorrow’s buyers guide will feature Nissan.

By Don Hammonds

For Ford, 2017 looks like a year of red hot performance cars and doing whatever it takes to keep their Number 1 in sales record intact.

Here’s a look at what is ahead for some of Ford’s most popular products:

Mustang:

Enthusiast customers will continue to …

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8 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 1,106 views
2015 Ford F-150

 

By John Heilig

AUTO PAGE SPECS MODEL: 2015 Ford F-150 4X4 Supercrew Lariat ENGINE: 2.7-liter Ecoboost V6 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic with tow mode HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 325 hp @ 5,750 rpm/375 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 145.0 in. LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT: 231.9 x 79.9 x 77.2 in. TIRES: P265/60R18 CARGO: Maximum payload – 2,250 lbs./Maximum towing capacity – 8,500 lbs. ECONOMY: 18 mpg city/23 mpg highway/20.1 mpg test FUEL TANK: 23.0 gal. CURB WEIGHT: N/A BASE PRICE: $41,735 BOTTOM LINE: Despite …

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10 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,346 views
2011 Ford F-150 with EcoBoost:Powerful, quiet…and economical

       By Don Hammonds

 Superlatives have been tossed around in the auto industry for decades, so those of us at Automobile Journal–like car writers everywhere–tend not to believe everything we’ve been told.

      But the new 2011 Ford F-150 with EcoBoost does indeed measure up to its advance publicity.

 It also went beyond what was expected in a way that I rarely see mentioned anywhere, even in Ford materials: The F-150 with EcoBoost is almost eerily quiet.  You usually don’t  even hear the engine, and its absolutely …

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21 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,544 views
2011 Ford F-150 gets EcoBoost

 
 

 
Ford’s popular F-150 pickups equipped with the company’s economical, strong performing EcoBoost engines are rolling off thre assembly lines and headed to dealerships where the automaker expects strong sales from consumers looking for big gasoline costs savings–while still getting everything they want from trucks.
     The powerplant, one of four being offered on the F-150 this year,  is a twin turbocharged, 3.5 liter V-6 with direct injection, which runs on regular gasoline. The fuel economy rating is 16 city and 22 highway. The …

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