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New 2022 Ford Bronco Color Option Will Appease Long-Time Bronco Lovers
The 2022 Ford Bronco comes in an Eruption Green color option as a callback to the Broncos from the 70s. It’s a revamp of the classic color scheme.
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Jane Lu
Sep 21, 2021
Ford Will Urge the US Patent Office to Rescind GM’s ‘Cruise’ Trademarks
GM has filed a federal lawsuit against Ford for using the name “Blue Cruise.” Ford is hoping to have the trademarks dropped for the terms “Cruise,” and “Super Cruise.”
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Jane Lu
Sep 19, 2021
Ford Admits Defeat, Announces Closure of Indian Manufacturing Plants
For years American automakers have been trying to embed themselves in the Indian car market. Find out why Ford has decided to stop making cars in India.
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Alex Healey
Sep 19, 2021
Chevy and GM Making a Comeback After Loss to Ram
Ford, Chevy, and Ram consistently compete to have the best-selling trucks in America. GM and Chevy are looking to rise above their rivals with the 2022 Chevy Silverado.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 17, 2021
Manual Transmission Isn’t Dead: 15% of Ford Bronco Drivers Chose Manual
Many consumers opted for a manual transmission on their new 2021 Ford Bronco. Enthusiasts are helping to keep manual cars alive.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 17, 2021
Ford Sales Are Down 33% Amid Ongoing Chip Shortage
Ford sales have declined by 33% this August as compared to last year, due to a shortage of semiconductor chips.
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Isabel Armiento
Sep 12, 2021
Consumer Reports Says to Avoid this Popular Ford SUV
Consumer Report finds the 2021 Ford Escape severely lacking in reliability and lists the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Chevy Equinox as better alternatives.
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Hannah Dewitt
Sep 11, 2021
The Cheap Ford Maverick Might Not Be Available at Dealerships
Ford might not offer the cheaper 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid model on dealer lots. You’ll have to pay the mandatory destination charge to have it delivered.
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Jane Lu
Sep 08, 2021
Ford's New 'BlueCruise' Feature Makes Your Highway Driving a Bit Easier
Ford is introducing a new hands-free driving feature called BlueCruise.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 07, 2021
Ford Recommends Some F-150 Owners Stop Driving Their Trucks Immediately
Find out about the latest recall from Ford. Is your F-150 pickup included?
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Alex Healey
Sep 07, 2021
Ford Is Stealing Sales Away From Its Rivals
The Ford Bronco made its return this year and it’s ready to compete with rivals like the Jeep Wrangler. The Bronco has already seen great sales numbers so far.
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Jane Lu
Sep 04, 2021
The New 2021 Ford ‘Big Bronco’ is a Beast On and Off-Road
Ford is bringing back an iconic vehicle. The new 2021 Ford Bronco SUV, known as Big Bronco, has great performance on and off-road.
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Jane Lu
Aug 29, 2021
Ford Is Responsible for the 'Worst Vehicle' of All Time
The 2002 Ford Explorer tops the list of “Worst Vehicles” from CarComplaints.com. Consumers have found many issues with the Explorer.
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Jane Lu
Aug 29, 2021
Here's What We Know About the 'Ice White' Mustang
Here’s everything you need to know about Ford’s Ice White Mustang, available to order later this year.
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Alex Healey
Aug 27, 2021
How Long Do Ford Fusions Last?
A Ford Fusion that you maintain well can easily last longer than 200,000 miles. The car is highly rated for long-term reliability.
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Jane Lu
Aug 26, 2021
4 Best High-Tech Cars With Great Performance for 2021
Ford, Toyota, and Porsche have each released some vehicles with great performance and a long list of high-tech features.
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Jane Lu
Aug 26, 2021
Ford F-150 Shelby: More Power and Performance Than You'd Ever Need
The Ford F-150 Shelby can offer up to 775 horsepower. It’s an eye-catching pickup with the power and performance of a supercar.
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Jane Lu
Aug 25, 2021
Is This the Oldest Ford Model T Still Running?
The Ford Model T was discontinued in 1927, but amazingly, there are still a few around.
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Alex Healey
Aug 24, 2021
J.D. Power Only Found 1 Real Flaw With the Ford Ranger Tremor
The Ford Ranger Tremor upgrade has great off-road capabilities and an impressive interior, but the fuel economy isn’t the best.
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Jane Lu
Aug 22, 2021
Is the Ford Bronco Better Than the Jeep Wrangler?
The Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler are both vehicles with great off-roading capability. They have a lot of similarities, but different engine options.
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Jane Lu
Aug 22, 2021
Houston Mazda Dealerships Offer Free Oil Changes and Car Washes for Teachers
Some Mazda dealerships in Texas are providing educators with free oil changes and car washes until Sept. 30.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 22, 2021
Ford Is Shifting to an Order-Based System for Car Selling
Ford is beginning to provide better online shopping options to customers.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 22, 2021
Consumer Reports Warns to Avoid the 2021 Ford Explorer in Favor of a Kia or Mazda
The 2021 Ford Explorer has enjoyed strong sales but there are better midsize SUVs out there according to Consumer Reports.
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Alex Healey
Aug 21, 2021
Argo AI Partners With Ford and Lyft to Commercialize Large-Scale Autonomous Ridesharing
Artificial intelligence is helping to make self-driving rideshare services a reality. Ford and Lyft have teamed up with Argo AI to develop safe self-driving technology.
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Serena Aburahma
Aug 22, 2021
The Worst Ford F-150 Problems
The most popular truck in America, the Ford F-150, isn’t perfect. Some of the hiccups include rear window shatters and loss of power while driving on older models.
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Jane Lu
Aug 13, 2021
Traders Bet On GM to Outperform Ford in the EV Race
Traders believe that General Motors will outperform Ford in the electric vehicle race. GM is embracing the future of electric transportation.
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Jane Lu
Aug 10, 2021
Bow Down to the 2021 Ford F-150 King Ranch
The 2021 Ford F-150 King Ranch has many different packages and upgrades, making it a top choice in the pickup truck category.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 07, 2021
There Could Be a Chink in the Ford F-150's Armor
The Ford F-150 earned a spot as the #1 pickup truck for 43 years and the title of best-selling vehicle of all time, but it’s recently seen a drop in sales amid a chip shortage.
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Brandon Moore
Aug 07, 2021
Dealers May Receive Unfinished Trucks From Ford To Improve Stock
Ford plans to deliver unfinished trucks to dealers to boost the stock. This means the chips would be installed at the dealership.
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Jane Lu
Aug 07, 2021
Autotrader Names Hottest Cars of Summer 2021, Factoring in Shortage
Autotrader recently released its list of Hottest Cars of Summer 2021 with popular brands like Ford and Toyota making the list.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Aug 01, 2021

All Questions on Ford

Do trucks cost more to insure?
I'm currently saving up for a Ford F-150. I've never had a truck before, but owning one has always been my dream. However, I've also never gone through the process of insuring a truck. Will I need to pay more for insurance on a truck than a car?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 20, 2021
Does paint color affect the car's price?
I'm looking at buying a new Ford Fiesta. Is there a certain color I should avoid? I want to make sure the car has good resale value.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Is a Ford Focus ST considered a sports car by insurance companies?
What is considered a sports car to insurance companies? I just bought a Ford Focus ST because I want a bit of extra power and maneuverability. Will my insurance company increase my rates if they consider a Ford Focus ST a sports car?
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
What cars perform the best on Turo?
I'm interested in listing my 2016 Ford Fiesta for rental, but I'm not sure it would do well with users. What cars generally perform the best?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 11, 2021
How much does regular car maintenance cost for a Ford Fiesta?
Will car insurance help cover maintenance costs? It's a 2016 model and I've had the car for about two years. It only has about 50,000 miles, but I'm wondering how much I should expect to pay in maintenance over the next few years.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What should I do if I locked my keys in my Ford Fiesta at work?
I can't leave my car here and I don't want to pay a locksmith to come help. What can I do?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
How do I get replacement keys for a 1999 Ford F-150?
Since the car is super old, it's just a regular key (not the fancy electronic ones). What's the process I have to go through to get a replacement?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Will car insurance pay for replacement keys for my Ford Focus?
I have car insurance through GEICO with roadside assistance. Will they pay for replacement keys?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
If I have proof of ownership, can a locksmith make a new key for my Ford Explorer?
If I don't have a copy of the key, can a locksmith make a new one?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
What do I do if I locked my keys in a Ford Focus?
Do I need to call the manufacturer or a locksmith if I locked my keys in my car? Yes, I have done the dreaded thing of locking the keys in the trunk.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 22, 2021
How long does it take to jumpstart a car battery for a Ford Focus?
How long does it take to jumpstart and to charge a car battery? I want to be prepared in case my battery dies on the road.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 22, 2021
How will USAA value my Ford Mustang after an accident?
How will USAA evaluate my Mustang after an accident? I was at fault in an accident but I have collision insurance. This car has been my baby since I bought it and I want to repair it if possible, but I don't want to pay for it out of pocket.
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Eric Schad
Jul 16, 2021
How is Nationwide's classic car insurance?
Is Nationwide's classic car insurance good? I currently have insurance through Nationwide. I'm going to be buying a Ford F-100 and will need coverage for it.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 14, 2021
Where can I find insurance for my '64 Mustang?
What is the best way for met to get an undriveable classic car insured? I am fixing up a 1964 Mustang convertible. Right now, it is in pretty bad shape and it will take a few years for it to be in classic condition. Currently, it is more of a box of rust with a motor.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 09, 2021
What questions should I ask when purchasing car insurance for a Ford Explorer?
"What questions should I ask potential car insurance providers? I want to make sure I get the best policy."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
How can I distinguish between comprehensive and collision insurance?
"What is the difference between comprehensive and collision insurance? I drive an F-150 and live in Arizona."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
What type of car insurance should I choose for a Ford Fiesta?
"How do I select a policy and broker for my new Ford? I'm looking into buying a new car, but I'm a first-time buyer and I don't know anything about insurance."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
What score do I need to get financed with Ford Credit?
"Can I get financed with Ford Credit if I have a 600 credit score? I want to buy a Ford F-150. One of my friends told me that Ford Credit was great to work with."
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Eric Schad
Jul 28, 2021
How can I get approved for a $40,000 car loan?
"Is it possible to get approved for a $40,000 car loan with a small down payment? I really want to buy a loaded Ford Mustang. However, the total loan amount is $40,000. I have very little for a down payment."
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Eric Schad
Jul 28, 2021
How does a first-time car buyer know what coverage will be the best?
"Since there isn't a loan, do I need full coverage? How do I know what liability limits to get? I bought my first car and will be picking it up tomorrow. It is a 2016 Ford Explorer and I was able to pay cash for it."
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Shannon Martin
Jul 28, 2021
What should I do if my car insurance's roadside assistance provider damaged my Ford Fusion?
"My Ford Fusion broke down, so I called my insurance company's roadside assistance to assist me. When they towed the vehicle, the car started smoking. The driver pulled over, scratched his head, shrugged, and carried on. When I got to the mechanic, they told me that I needed a new transmission and that this can happen if the car is towed improperly. What should I do?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 23, 2021
Can I get a used car loan for a Ford Fusion with a 560 credit score and 20% down?
"I'm 19, and I want to purchase a used Ford Fusion for about $8,000. I have $1,600 to put down and make around $2,000 a month. My biggest concern is my poor 560 credit score. Will I get approved for this car loan? "
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Eric Schad
Jun 17, 2021
What would car insurance cost on a 2017 Mustang?
I'm 18 and want to buy a Mustang. How much would it cost on my insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Jun 11, 2021
Does full coverage cover engine failure?
"I have full coverage on my 2009 Ford F150. My engine is failing. Can I submit a claim through my insurance for repairs?"
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Emily Maracle
Jul 26, 2021
Why did my rate go up after I removed a Ford Fiesta from my auto insurance policy?
"Since I just removed a car, I'm confused about why the rate would increase. Shouldn't the rate actually decrease in this situation?"
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Sophie Newman
Jul 26, 2021
What should I do if I have negative equity on my Ford Explorer?
"My car loan is for $28,000, but my Ford Explorer is only worth $20,000. I want to lower my monthly payments, but I'm not sure where to start. What should I do if I have negative equity on my car?"
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Eric Schad
Jul 26, 2021
What should I do about an upside-down car loan on my Ford Escape that needs a new engine?
"I currently owe $6,000 on my car loan, but my Ford Escape is worth $2,500. My car also needs an engine replacement that will also cost $6,000. Insurance won't cover it. What should I do?"
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Eric Schad
Jun 07, 2021
Will I get a car loan for a Ford EcoSport if I've only been working at a job for three months?
"I've been working at a new job for only three months after a lengthy period of unemployment. Can I get a car loan for a Ford EcoSport if I can only prove three months' worth of income?"
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Eric Schad
Jul 23, 2021
Is putting 30% down on a loan for a Ford Explorer a waste of money?
"I recently purchased a Ford Explorer and I put 30% down. After talking to friends, they were shocked at the amount of my down payment. Did I put too much down on my car loan? Was it a waste of money?"
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Eric Schad
Jul 23, 2021
Can you use car insurance to cover routine body work on a Ford F-150 truck?
My truck is old and I'd like to get some body work done to spruce it up. Can I use my insurance policy to cover the body work?
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Sophie Newman
May 24, 2021

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