Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street. After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
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Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Continue Reading...
The Focus RS hot hatch currently being developed by Ford will reach the North American market unlike the previous generation model it replaces. Continue Reading...
Impressive Compact Hatch with a Few Quirks The Focus is an important vehicle for Ford. The compact car category continues to grow and the Focus is a solid seller within the segment. Offered in either sedan or hatchback body styles, the Focus features contemporary styling and a lot of unexpected technology for a compact car. Continue Reading...
Long in the Tooth but Still a Bargain Vehicle Overview Although Europe had been enjoying a new generation Focus since 2005, North America made due with the original model that made its debut on our shores in 2000. In 2008 an unofficial second generation Focus was introduced which wasn’t much more than a heavily updated… Continue Reading...
A new Ford Focus ST will be revealed later this year following the debut of its domesticated sibling in New York. Continue Reading...
Ford’s worldwide bread-and-butter vehicle will debut in sedan form next week at the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...
The 2015 Ford Focus adopts the same Aston Martin-esque corporate grille as many of the brands other products. Continue Reading...
The upcoming face-lifted version of Ford’s Focus will bring something much more exciting than updated cosmetics. Continue Reading...
Photos of the 2015 Ford Focus have leaked ahead of the vehicle’s official debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
The 2014 Ford Focus has, once again, received top marks from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) when it comes to safety. Continue Reading...
The 2015 Ford Focus is expected to undergo a refresh, and these latest spy photos hint that the facelift could be substantial. Continue Reading...
The Focus ST isn’t just a success at embarrassing other front-drive performance cars, it’s also accomplishing big things for Ford in other areas. Continue Reading...
Ford is issuing a recall for its Focus Electric model due to a potential loss of power to the wheels while in operation. Continue Reading...
Ford is showing off a host of modified models at this year’s annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The massive event kicks off in just a few short weeks and the Blue Oval’s offerings run the gamut from Mustang muscle to pint-sized to performance. Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary evaluation looking into stalling in the Ford Focus EV. Continue Reading...
Global sales of the Ford Focus stayed strong through the first quarter of the year, bolstered by strong demand in China and Brazil. Continue Reading...
Another week, another opportunity to assist a struggling motorist; that’s what Ask AutoGuide is all about. Just like populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan we’re here for the people. Specifically, folks like Zach, who e-mailed us asking for help picking out a compact car. Continue Reading...
Since its founding in 1936, Consumer Reports has become the go-to source for shoppers. From new refrigerators to bottles of wine, Blue-ray players to homeowner’s insurance, if it’s on the market it’s likely the non-profit organization has scientifically tested it. Of course the consumer watchdog is probably most famous for its vehicle reliability ratings. Continue Reading...
Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school. Continue Reading...
Ford is rolling four key vehicle segments – subcompact, compact, small utility vehicles, and midsize sedans – into one, naming it the super segment. Continue Reading...
Ford isn’t making such a big deal out of its booth at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to be excited about. Quite the opposite, actually. Continue Reading...
There’s good news for anyone thinking about leasing a Ford Focus Electric – the maker is offering big discounts if you’re willing to take one. Continue Reading...
Ford is on track to sell 2.2-million vehicles in the U.S. this year, marking its second straight year topping the 2-million mark and being the only brand in America to do so. Continue Reading...