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2009 Ford F150

Times have been tough for the Big Three as four years of $3.00 gas and a serious contender from Japan have taken a serious toll on one of their most profitable segments – full-sized trucks.  Ford has been especially hard hit and with profitability being little more than a speck in the rear view mirror. The Wall St. brain trust …

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2007 Ford F150 Supercrew

Review Notes: 2007 Ford F150 Supercrew (5.4L V8 / 4 Speed Automatic) Strengths Handsome on the outside-Sumptuous on the inside Weaknesses Short on power compared to compitition EPA Fuel Mileage 14 city, 20highway The Final Word The F150 is a bit outclassed by younger and stronger competitors but America’s favorite truck is still a winner. I recently had the pleasure …

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Review Notes: 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac (4.6L V8 / 5 Speed Automatic) Strengths Fantastic ride, artful interior Weaknesses Fuel economy, limited cargo capacity EPA Fuel Mileage 14 city, 20highway The Final Word Ford delivers a pint-sized quad-cab with dashing good looks and excellent road manners       So you’ve decided that you want a pickup truck but you …

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2003 Mazda Tribute (Ford Escape)

Review Notes: 2003 Mazda Tribute ES V6 Automatic Quirks Front wheel drive 4×4? Gas mileage 18 city, 23 highway (EPA) Unusual features Standard front wheel drive Available from Ford with blue oval on grille and “Escape” badging Above Average Safety, highway acceleration, 2WD handling and ride Needs Work In Refinement of some controls, 4×4 tire squeal Bottom-scraper test Superior   …

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2000 Ford F250 Super Duty

  Four slamming doors, a six foot bed, a direct injected, turbo charged 7.3- liter diesel motor that puts out an impressive 235-horsepower, 500 lbs.- ft. of torque and a gross combined weight rating of over 10 tons, the brand new 2000 Ford F250 Super Duty was our choice for Project Workhorse. Our objective was, for two months of October …

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