The Ford Explorer is one of America’s most iconic cars. It debuted in 1991, long before SUVs or crossovers dominated dealer lots and highways. But things have changed, and Ford’s flagship today finds itself facing increased competition from all sides. If you’re in the market for a new SUV and are considering the 2018 Ford Explorer, here’s everything you need to know.
Cars are about more than transportation. Sure, any old rust-bucket can get you from point A to point B. But even the most pragmatic car-buyers value style just as much as leg room and gas mileage. There’s no two ways about it: vehicles are a status symbol, an expensive fashion accessory. For better or worse, vehicles say as much about the driver as they do about the company that manufactured it. Why? Advertising, for starters.
When it comes to cars, a lot can change in a year. Take the Ford Mustang, for example. For 2018, Ford has given its iconic muscle car a makeover. The Mustang has a new look, updated engines, a new transmission, new tech — you get the picture. If you’re in the market for a new sports car and are considering American muscle, here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Ford Mustang.
Eagle-eyed readers might have noticed one big thing missing when we covered the five top-selling trucks of 2017: no heavy duty models made the list. While heavy duty trucks will never sell in crazy numbers, they are extremely important to American automakers. That’s because these trucks are both incredibly capable, not to mention the fact that they turn a healthy profit.
Ford has been exciting consumers for years with their trucks. For 2017, they have added new styling and features to the cars in their lineup, rivaling other top companies like Honda and Toyota. One of the most talked about vehicles in their arsenal is the 2017 Ford Fusion. As a favorite with car buyers since its inception in 2006, the Fusion continues to incite conversation amongst automobile fanatics.
The sales numbers for the first five months of 2017 are in (compiled by PickupTrucks.com) and they once again prove that Americans love pickup trucks. Specifically, American drivers love big American trucks.
The 2017 Ford Focus was designed with its competition in mind, putting a huge focus on the aesthetic appeal of each model. Previously, its design was updated in 2012, making it one of the oldest cars in its class. But Ford has done well to keep its models fresh throughout the years.