Ford News and Reviews

Come to this section of Torque News to read general Ford news and reviews. The Ford F Series has been the bestselling vehicle in the United States for over three decades and here you will find the latest Ford news and reviews about of Ford models. The Ford brand is far more than just trucks. Models like the Fusion, Focus EV, Taurus, Fiesta, Mustang, Escape and Explorer make Ford a top competitor in pretty much every major automotive segment in both the American and global markets. Torque News reporters update the news on this page about Ford vehicles daily.

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VW ID.4, Mustang MAch-E, Tesla Model Y, Toyota Prius Prime, and Kia Sorento PHEV

The Top 5 U.S. Plug-In Electric Vehicle Makers Might Surprise You, A Little

I’ve written up several predictions of which automotive brands will round out the top 5 plug-in electric sales spots (behind 1st place Tesla). Now that we are near the end of another year, we can pretty well see how those predictions turned out, but what does next year have in store for the U.S. plug-in electric vehicle market? Will the same 5 brands retain their lead spots next year too, or will we start to see some shifts?
Hyundai Ioniq 6, Tesla Model Y, Kia EV6, and Ford F-150 Lighting EVs

How Fast Is The US Auto Market Going To Switch To Electrified Vehicles?

The other day I shared a nice lunch and conversation with an older stranger at a winery. We talked about wine, the stories behind each bottle and label, and after a while the conversation turned to electrified vehicles. He was very interested to hear about my experiences and thoughts as he was considering purchasing his first EV or plug-in hybrid for himself, or possibly for his wife.
Ford Earns Top Ranking In 2022 J.D. Power Consumer Finance Study

Ford Offers New Off-Road Package While Expanding Off-Roadeos To All Bronco Sports

Ford has added a new off-road-oriented package to the Bronco Sport lineup. The Black Diamond package has been added to expand the off-road capabilities of the Bronco Sport and make off-roading more fun for owners. Meantime, owners can also take advantage of the off-roadeo Bronco experience, where they learn about the Bronco Sport's capability in a fun setting.
EcoBoost Engine Parts Warning

Ford EcoBoost Engine Owners are Getting the Wrong Repair Part Warning

Into its second generation of the Ford EcoBoost engine, there remains a timing problem that continues, but does not go away for very long after a repair. Find out now what part this Ford mechanic says Ford owners need to make sure their garage is using when repairing their vehicle’s timing problem with the new and improved part rather than the old failing part Ford is reputedly still trying to unload onto its customers.
Ford Transmission Warning

Ford Mechanic Reminds Owners of Faulty Ford F-150 Transmission Problem

Here’s the latest on a reminder by a Ford vehicle expert mechanic about a known faulty Ford F-150 transmission problem that he is still seeing repeatedly in his garage. Plus, how to identify whether you have this problem and what you can do about it before a catastrophe happens.

Ford To Add Transit Trail Van To Its Off-Roading Lineup

There's a lot to be said for seeing and seizing opportunities. Time and again, recently Ford has taken a look at its lineup and has added off-road variants that are hugely popular. The mid-sized Ranger Raptor is one example as is the Bronco Raptor. Even the staid SUV, the Explorer, has an off-roading option, the Timberline. Ford has done it again with its tease of the upcoming van for off-roaders, the Transit Trail Van.

Bronco Brand Earns Rebelle Rally's First-Ever Three-Peat In The X-Cross Class

Taking part in this year's 2022 Rebelle Rally, Ford Motor scored the rally's first ever three-peat in the X-Cross class. Ford fielded three factory teams and there were other independents, as well, in the all-women's desert rally that covered 1,600 miles out west. This was the seventh edition.

Consumer Reports Lauds Ford's Compact Hybrid Pickup, the Maverick

Although it seems like a natural, a hybrid pickup truck isn't. Though hybrids offer a good combination of electric and standard internal-combustion, automakers with one exception -- Ford -- prefer standard ICE tech for their trucks. Ford has shown electric trucks work and its Maverick hybrid shows hybrid tech works for pickups, too.