Ford models, such as the Focus, Fusion, and Edge, are known for crisp handling, absorbent ride, and solid feel. The EcoBoost engines typically have good performance, but fuel economy doesn’t match the "Eco" hype. The truck and SUV versions are quite strong. Hybrid models return excellent fuel economy. Reliability is varied and mostly disappointing. Ford has announced that it will cut back on the number of cars it produces to focus its efforts on pickup trucks and SUVs, such as the new Ranger and Bronco.
But others still lag in the effort to make AEB standard in 2022.
But big price for this pickup is hard to swallow.
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