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
As of April 2015, Ford has not recalled the Ford 500 transmission. The company has recalled the gasoline fuel system on Ford 500s for model years 2005 through 2007.Full Answer >
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 >
Ford once owned a small stake in Mazda, but the companies parted ways in 2010, at which time they established themselves as independent from one another. In addition to Mazda, Ford Motor Company owns a portion of Lincoln Motors. This relationship remains, but Ford removed its stake in Mazda, which started at 7 percent in 1979, when the companies formed a partnership, and rose to just over 33 percent by the late 1990s.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 >