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 in Car Makes & Models
The 2015 Ford Taurus line varies in weight depending on the model, according to Ford; the SHO weighs 4,327 pounds, while the standard front-wheel-drive sedan with a 2.0-liter engine weighs 3,858 pounds. The front-wheel drive model with a 3.5-liter engine weighs 3,917 pounds, and the all-wheel-drive model weighs 4,140 pounds.Full Answer >
The Ford Focus is equipped with a gas tank capable of holding 12.4 gallons, according to Ford. The compact SE sedan obtains an estimated 28 miles to the gallon in the city and 40 miles to the gallon on the highway, for a combined 33 miles per gallon.Full Answer >
Dexron III and Mercon V are similar types of automatic transmission fluid, with the main difference being that Dexron is the formula developed by General Motors, while Mercon was created by Ford. The specifications of the two formulas are so similar that the two are often considered interchangeable, even if the car manufacturer recommends only using its specific formula.Full Answer >
Ford and Chevrolet each produced a model of car that they called the Vega. Only one Ford Vega was made in 1953, while the Chevrolet Vega was a line of subcompacts produced from 1970 to 1977.Full Answer >