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Ford Hits Homerun with Head-Turning 2017 Focus RS

Has the search for your next daily driver led you to the high-performance hatchback segment? Well, if so, we here at Mike Carpino Ford Inc. think you might like to save a space on your short list for ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

How come?

Here now to provide you with the necessary context is Road Test Editor Dan Ilika; ride out with him in the clip below:

The Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder, is unequivocally the star of the show.

Syncing with a six-speed manual gearbox and standard all-wheel drive, the turbo-four generates…

read more Has Lots of Love for 2017 Ford Fusion

If you've yet to meet our beloved American brand's midsize sedan, the 2017 Fusion, we here at Mike Carpino Ford Inc. hate to be the ones to break it to you, but ...

You quite likely are missing out.

Not to worry, though, as Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to get you up to speed. Tag along with her in the clip below:

The Fusion's entry-level trim -- the S -- is, simply put, superb.

Standard features on this model include 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, LED taillamps, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 60/40-split…

read more Review: All-New Ford F-150 Raptor is Ready for Whatever Fun You Throw at It

Ford's F-150 is the best-selling light-duty truck in the world, and imminently capable for work (see any construction site, farm or ranch) or play. The recently had the opportunity to review a special version of this everyday truck - the playfully-named 2017 F-150 Raptor - and found it is one truck that puts the emphasis on fun, while still having all the work-ready credentials you might need during the week.

The Raptor is specially-designed for off-road adventures, whether it be on muddy, forested trails, snow and ice-covered backroads, rocky mountain...

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New 2017 Ford Escape is a Versatile Compact Crossover with Great Engine Options, Says

The compact crossover category has become the one of the - if not THE - most competitive SUV segment. With that in mind, Ford has chosen to give its Escape a significant midcycle refresh for 2017. reports the newest Escape is a versatile and capable vehicle with best-in-class tow ratings and Ford's excellent new Sync 3 infotainment system. Click "play" in the video clip below to watch the full report.

According to, the Escape really does a nice job of blending the utility of an SUV with the ride and comfort of a sporty sedan. Seating is…

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