Ask AutoGuide No. 14 – Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V

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Ask AutoGuide No. 14 – Ford Escape vs. Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V
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It’s a dangerous world out there. Buying a new vehicle has more perils and pitfalls than the Atari game of nearly the same name. Instead of swinging from vines or jumping over obstacles, car shoppers can skip the aerobic workout by simply visiting AutoGuide.com. We’re here to help and we’re glad to do it. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 5 – In the Family Way

Ask AutoGuide No. 5 – In the Family Way
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Last week was a lot like the British ocean liner Lusitania; it got sunk, but this time around it wasn’t the Kaiser’s fault. Instead of falling prey to a German U-Boat it was torpedoed by the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Ford Recalls 6,500 New Vehicles Over Child Safety Lock Defect

Ford Recalls 6,500 New Vehicles Over Child Safety Lock Defect
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Families with 2013 Ford C-Max, Escape and Focus vehicles will be paying a visit to the nearest Ford service department as soon as possible, over a defective child safety door lock. Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape, Fusion Recalled for Engine Fire Risk

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2013 Ford Escape, Fusion Recalled for Engine Fire Risk
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Ford is issuing a recall on its 2013 Escape and Fusion models equipped with the 1.6-liter engine for a possible fire hazard. Continue Reading...

Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape Get Four-Star Crash Rating

Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape Get Four-Star Crash Rating
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Testing is underway for 2013 model year vehicles, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) putting the new and redesigned vehicles through its crash tests. Continue Reading...

IIHS Top Safety Picks Adds Four, Includes Scion FR-S

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The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced four new inductees to the Top Safety pick list: the Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S, Ford Escape and Acura ILX. Continue Reading...

Most Researched New Cars of the Week: August 5 – 11

Most Researched New Cars of the Week: August 5 – 11
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Looking to unseat the Toyota Camry from its position as the most popular car sold in America, the Nissan Altima tops this week’s list of the most popular new cars researched at AutoGuide.com Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape Recalled for Potential Engine Fires

2013 Ford Escape Recalled for Potential Engine Fires
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Days after the announcement of a recall for incorrect carpet padding that could stick the brake pedal in place, Ford is issuing a voluntary recall for approximately 11,500 2013 Escapes to fix a leaking fuel line.  Continue Reading...

High Oil Prices Spur Recycled Interior Material Components

High Oil Prices Spur Recycled Interior Material Components
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The potential to reuse some of the country’s paper currency once it has been taken out of circulation is a great example of research we’re doing,” remarked Ford’s global director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental matters John Viera. Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape Already has 8,000 Orders

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2013 Ford Escape Already has 8,000 Orders
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The Ford Escape saw a major overhaul for the 2013 model year, ditching its traditional SUV styling for something more in line with the European Kuga offering. As part of the American automaker’s ‘One Ford’ plan of ensuring North American models are nearly identical to its European counterparts, the changes to the 2013 Ford Escape… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape Base Price Drops to $23,295

2013 Ford Escape Base Price Drops to $23,295
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Despite an all-new look, platform, new engines and technology, the 2013 Ford Escape is priced lower than its predecessor. Starting at $23,295 (including $895 shipping), the Escape S, which comes with a 168 hp 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, is a slight $200 less than the 2012 model. Running through the list of models the SE will retail… Continue Reading...

Ford Escape is the Star of New Reality Show

Ford Escape is the Star of New Reality Show
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Social media is the newest venue which car manufacturers debut upcoming vehicles, and Ford is using prime time television to sell its new 2013 Ford Escape, with the challenge adventure based show, “Escape Routes.” The show will follow six teams of two as they traverse America, stopping to compete in competitions along the way, all… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape First Pricing Details Released

2013 Ford Escape First Pricing Details Released
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New details on the 2013 Ford Escape are available thanks to a consumer survey page posted on the company’s website. While the pricing details aren’t concrete, it gives us more information than we had last December when we reported that the American giant planned to drop their hybrid powertrain in light of lackluster sales and… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Escape To Drop Hybrid, C-Max To Spearhead Hybrid Market

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2013 Ford Escape To Drop Hybrid, C-Max To Spearhead Hybrid Market
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The Ford Kuga based 2013 Ford Escape will be available next year, promising to be a significant improvement to the outgoing model. However, Ford has announced that it will drop the Escape hybrid powertrain. Outgoing Ford Escape Hybrid sales through Novembers have fallen to only 9,009 units, a 13 percent drop from November of last… Continue Reading...

LA Auto Show Video Wrapup

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Don’t live in LA, or you just can’t be bothered to face the crowds and finish off your day with sore feet? Then you’re in luck. AutoGuide has done all the footwork (and the talkie talkie, and the video editing), to bring you the highlights from the 2011 LA Auto Show. From the Subaru BRZ… Continue Reading...
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