Archive for the ‘Taurus’ Category
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2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoost Really Delivers
by admin on Aug 6th, 2012
It isn’t very often that paying more for less makes sense, but with the 2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoost it does. The turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder EcoBoost engine that is powering Ford’s new range is a smaller engine with big ambitions. Developing 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, it now powers the Ford Focus ST, The Edge, The Explorer and the 2013 Escape. Now it is making itself heard in the new Taurus. It joins an engine range ...
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Smaller Engines Can Be Fun Too
by admin on Jul 11th, 2012
We have been in love with our big motors since the 1920s. From that time, when 5-liter engines were the norm, we have stayed around the 3 to 5-liter mark in all but the smallest compact. The improvement in power delivery, gas purity, engine efficiency and ability to harness more of that delivery has gradually allowed cars to include smaller engines that produce almost as much power and more gas mileage. So why are they not more popular? ...
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Top Ford Vehicles For Dependability
by admin on Feb 22nd, 2012
Ford Scores Well on Dependability Study When you drive in a climate like we have here in Ontario, you need a dependable vehicle. And, whether you're looking to buy a new or used, car or truck, Northway Ford Lincoln has got it covered. According to J.D. Power and Associates, Ford models have performed very well in dependability during the past several years. In their most recent 2012 Dependability Study, six vehicles were among the top three in ...
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IIHS Announces Top Safety Picks for 2012
by admin on Dec 21st, 2011
IIHS Picks Record 115 Models for 2012 The US based, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published its final list of 2012 models rated Top Safety Picks. A record 115 models were selected this year. A remarkable number given that there were only 11 selected in 2005 when the insurance industry's safety agency started its own crash testing and rating, separate from the US Federal government's crash tests. Top Picks include 69 cars, 38 SU...
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Car Thefts Declining, Because of Technology
by admin on Aug 8th, 2011
Modern Cars Are More Secure Against Theft The 1994 Honda Accord was the most stolen vehicle in the United States last year, followed by the 1995 Honda Civic and the 1991 Toyota Camry, according to the new "Hot Wheels" report released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The top 3 positions remain unchanged from the previous year and both Toyota and Honda have held the top positions since the late 90's. "For a lot of years, To...
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JD Power Customer Satisfaction Survey
by admin on Aug 2nd, 2011
JD Power APEAL Survey Puts Porsche on Top JD Power & Associates recently published their annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) survey report. New car owners were asked to evaluate their satisfaction, in the first 90 days of ownership, with 80 different attributes in the following 10 categories: Fuel Economy Audio/Entertainment/Navigation Vehicle Interior Seats Engine HVAC Storage Visibility Driv...
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2013 Ford Taurus Review
by admin on Jun 27th, 2011
2013 Ford Taurus to Deliver Best-in-Class Fuel Economy The 2013 model year for the Ford Taurus is expected to have better fuel economy, more technology and enhanced design. Fuel Economy New Taurus expected to deliver best-in-class fuel efficiency – at least 31 mpg highway – with the new 2.0-liter EcoBoost™ engine, while delivering horsepower comparable to normally aspirated V6 offerings. Providing plenty of power, the 2.0-liter Ec...
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2011 Ford Explorer earns a Top Safety Pick rating
by admin on Jan 5th, 2011
DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 2010 – The reinvented 2011 Ford Explorer, which offers a suite of innovative safety technologies, is the latest Ford vehicle to earn a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Ford now has eight vehicles on the road in the U.S. that have earned Top Safety Picks, which adds to Ford’s leading number of top U.S. safety ratings ever. “The Ford Explorer sets a new standard for high...