2018 Ford Transit

The 2018 Ford Transit is a large cargo and passenger van with a starting MSRP of $32,380. Designed to transport cargo or large parties of people, the Transit can be equipped with seating for up to 15 passengers. With multiple roof heights, body lengths, and engines available, the Transit is flexible enough to fit multiple calls to duty on America’s highways and byways. Pros: Impressive Max Towing Capacity, Multiple Variations Available Cons: No V8 Engine, No All-Wheel-Drive Available Looks Best In:…

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2018 Ford Focus

The 2018 Ford Focus is a mainstream compact sedan and hatchback that slots between the compact Ford Fiesta and mid-size Ford Fusion within the brand’s sedan lineup. With many trim levels available, the Focus can be had in everything from basic to extra sporty varieties. With Ford’s announcement in April 2018 that it plans to phase out production of many of its cars, including the Focus sedan, now may be a great time to get a good deal on one….

2018 Ford Edge

The 2018 Ford Edge is a mainstream two-row mid-size SUV that ranks between the compact Ford Escape and three-row mid-size Ford Explorer in Ford’s SUV lineup. Like many vehicles in its segment, the Edge is available with a choice of powertrains. While no hybrid is on offer, Ford does two four-cylinder engines available, which return respectable, but not stellar, mileage. Prices start from an MSRP of $29,315. Pros: Nice Styling, Roomy Interior, Comfortable, Tech Features Cons: Less Fuel-Efficient Than Some…

2018 Ford Expedition

The 2018 Ford Expedition is a full-sized truck-based SUV with room for up eight passengers and significant towing capacity. In Ford’s lineup the Expedition slots above the mid-size Ford Explorer. With a starting MSRP of $51,790, the Expedition was fully redesigned for the 2018 model year, bringing fuel-efficient engines and the use of weight-saving aluminum to improve mileage, albeit not my monumental amounts. The 2018 Ford Expedition is offered in standard and MAX form, which is about one foot longer and offers more cargo space.

2018 Ford Explorer

he 2018 Ford Explorer is one of America’s best-selling vehicles. This full-size three-row SUV is slotted above the compact Ford Escape and midsize two-row Ford Edge, alongside the slow-selling Flex, and below the massive truck-based full-size Expedition within Ford’s SUV lineup. Prices start at an MSRP of $31,990.

2018 Ford Fusion

The 2018 Ford Fusion is the brand’s midsize sedan that is positioned between the compact Ford Focus and the full-size Ford Taurus. Prices start at an MSRP of $22,120 and there are a variety of models ranging from a fuel-efficient hybrid to the luxurious Platinum trim.

2018 Ford Escape

Among the best-selling vehicles in America, the Escape nameplate has been extremely popular ever since its launch in the early 2000’s. The reason for its success is that it combines utility with a comfortable and car-like ride. The 2018 Ford Escape is the brand’s compact SUV, with prices start at an MSRP of $23,850.

2018 Ford F-150

The 2018 Ford F-150 has been slightly updated with a new fuel-efficient engine and revised exterior styling. Prices start at $27,380, but quickly rise with the available luxury equipment. The F-150 offers something for everyone. There are no less than five available engines, three cab configurations and three bed configurations. The Ford F-150 is not only the best-selling pickup truck in America, but also the best-selling vehicle in America with an incredible 820,799 units sold last year. Pros: Wide Appeal, Efficient Engine…

October Sales: Which Midsize Sedan Won?

The Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion are top-sellers in the midsize sedan category, which is intensely competitive. With redesigned versions of the Camry and Accord now on sale, and incentives high for the older Altima and Fusion, major sales volume is at stake for each automaker month in and month out. In October the Honda Accord won the top spot, but just barely.  The Toyota Camry was hot on its heels with just 488 fewer sales. …

Game On: New Expedition Goes To War Against Tahoe

Ford has finally given the Expedition a major restyle with the introduction of the 2018 model and it is ready to do battle against the sales leaders from GM. The Ford’s styling now very closely mirrors the Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban and GMC Yukon. Clearly, Ford had GM in their cross hair when building out the new model. Up to this point the GM models have handily outsold the Expedition. However, now that they are several years into their life cycle it…

Sharpening The Focus

Let’s face it, the Honda Civic is eating the Ford Focus’s lunch. Last month in the U.S. Honda sold 35,452 Civics, while Ford sold just 11,751. That means that for every one Focus sold, Honda moved three Civics off the dealer lot. Clearly the Ford is not the focus for compact car shoppers. So, what can be done to sharpen Ford’s spear in the compact car sales battle? Outlined below are the steps that could make the next Focus a winner…

Cars That Look More Expensive Than They Actually Are

When it comes to cars, sometimes you get more than you paid for, or at least it can appear that way. A select few cars are styled in such a way that they look more expensive than other vehicles within their class. Although priced no more than their contemporaries, these vehicles have a more premium appearance that belies their price. Tasteful applications of chrome, restrained lines and proper proportions lend an air of elegance to designs that punch above their…