The statement "Chevy is better than Ford" is an opinion that is largely backed up by one word that makes Ford owners tremble: Corvette. The 2014 Corvette Stingray is one of the highest honored vehicles of all-time, garnering the 2014 North American Car of the Year Award, plus over 20 other top honors from various publications.Know More
Chevy and Ford compete in nearly every class, from the Chevy Cruze that competes with the Ford Focus to the Chevy Malibu that takes on the Ford Fusion head-on, to the Chevy Impala that, according to Consumer Reports, handily beats all other cars in its class, including the Ford Taurus. Even the Chevy Camaro and the Ford Mustang go head-to-head. Chevy and Ford cars and trucks jockey for the top spot typically based on the newest model.
Ford simply has nothing that compares to the grace, sophistication, styling and brute performance of the Corvette. Its closest attempts were the short-lived ultra premium Ford GT that boasted super-car specifications similar to the Corvette; however, it carried a price at least twice as expensive. The more successful attempt by Ford at recreating the excitement and engineering marvel of the Corvette comes in the form of the Mustang GT500. Despite carrying a higher suggested retail price and an engine capable of pumping out over 200 horsepower more than the Corvette, the Mustang GT500 is still beat by the 2014 Corvette Stingray in head-to-head track tests, according to Edmunds.com.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
The Chevy 283 V8 engine produces 185 horsepower at 4,600 rotations per minute in its standard configuration. The engine was used by General Motors from 1957 until 1961. Later variations offer much higher horsepower.Full Answer >
Chevy double-hump heads are stock cylinder heads that are very popular for use in Street Stock and Pure Stock racing classes because they can be race ready with minimal modifications. These heads feature small chambers for high octane fuel, smaller intake ports and larger valves for better flow. The ports, while small for a big street motor, are perfect for racing classes that require a 500 CFM two barrel carburetor..Full Answer >
Code P0316 on a Ford means the power train control module detected a misfire shortly after startup. This code requires a check for appropriate technical service bulletins, as there are some bulletins that involve reprogramming the power train control module.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the Ford Escape and the Ford Escape Hybrid are made at one of Ford's Louisville, Kentucky plants. The plant is located on Fern Valley Road. Earlier model years were manufactured in Kansas City, Missouri. The 2011 Ford Escape is made of 65 percent American-made parts.Full Answer >