SUV

NHTSA closes rollaway investigation into 1.56M Ford SUVs

Filed under: SUV, Government/Legal, Safety, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury

It’s taken four years of study, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has finally closed the books on its investigation into rollaway accusations surrounding 1.56-mill…

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

Filed under: Performance, SUV, Crossover, Ford, Quick Spins

Ford has had nothing but great success with its latest, three-row iteration of the Explorer SUV, with buyers finding it a suitably good driving tool for the jobs demanded by family living. An…

2013 Ford Explorer Limited AWD

Filed under: SUV, Crossover, Ford, Quick SpinsEditor’s Note: This is our new Quick Spin format, now shorter, less formal and more personal than our regular reviews. We’ve reinvented the format so we can talk about even more of the new vehicles we drive…

Ponch Approved? California chooses Ford Explorer Police Interceptor as next patrol car

Filed under: Car Buying, SUV, Government/Legal, Ford, Police/Emergency

How many cops does it take to choose a new police car? In California, the answer is four. But this is also a trick question, because the California Highway Patrol didn’t choose a c…

2013 Ford Explorer Sport brings SHO-like performance to big CUV [UPDATE w/video]

Filed under: New York Auto Show, Performance, SUV, Crossover, Ford

The last time we remember talking about a high-performance Ford Explorer was 2007 when a rare Saleen Explorer XP8 popped up on eBay Motors. For the 2013 model year, however, Ford will …

Ford Police Interceptor line gets official EPA fuel economy ratings

Filed under: Car Buying, Sedan, SUV, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Police/Emergency

Police forces didn’t care much about fuel economy back in the early days of the Ford Crown Victoria, but these days, efficiency is front and center for cash-strapped municip…

Brothers make tribute video for mom who died in Explorer rollover

Filed under: SUV, Etc., Government/Legal, Videos, Ford

It is with mixed emotions that we share this particular video, which stars two young boys who lost their mother, Nicole Miller, in 2004 after the Ford Explorer she was riding in blew a tire and ro…

Ford Explorer hits 100,000 sales mark

Filed under: Car Buying, Crossover, Ford

The 2011 Ford Explorer is a massive improvement over the last-generation model, and the Blue Oval’s sales tally supports this claim. Ford tells us that the the Explorer is flying off store shelves, with 100,000…

Cars.com $37,000 SUV shootout yields unexpected results [w/poll]

Filed under: Car Buying, SUV, Crossover, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Toyota

Cars.com recently lined up seven new vehicles for a $37,000 SUV shootout. The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, 2012 Dodge Durango, 2012 Ford Explorer, 2012 Honda Pilot,…