Articles tagged with: EcoBoost

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11 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 896 views

By Don Hammonds

Ford’s 2017 Escape is a classic made all new for this model year.

It’s got all the stuff we all loved about Escape:  Zippy performance, good looks, terrific gas mileage, and a contemporary zest that a lot of its competitors just did not have.


[caption id="attachment_8974" align="alignnone" width="612"] New Ford Escape packs more of what Escape customers said they wanted, including the latest driver-assist technologies, remote connectivity and two new fun-to-drive EcoBoost® engines.[/caption]

Well, if you liked the old one, you’re …

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10 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,446 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 | 1,667 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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