The Truth About Cars » ford ecoboost http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 06 May 2016 14:00:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Capsule Review: 2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0L EcoBoost SFE http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/capsule-review-2014-ford-fiesta-1-0l-ecoboost-sfe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/capsule-review-2014-ford-fiesta-1-0l-ecoboost-sfe/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:06:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=916258 Back in June when Ford delivered a conventionally-powered 2014 Ford Fiesta to our driveway for a week-long visit, I realized that, “The subcompact buyer who wants to chase fast cars on twisty roads must move the Fiesta to the top of the list.”  With its direct and interactive steering, back-road handling chops, and surprising ride […]

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Back in June when Ford delivered a conventionally-powered 2014 Ford Fiesta to our driveway for a week-long visit, I realized that, “The subcompact buyer who wants to chase fast cars on twisty roads must move the Fiesta to the top of the list.”  With its direct and interactive steering, back-road handling chops, and surprising ride […]

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Event Review: Ford EcoBoost Challenge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/event-review-ford-ecoboost-challenge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/event-review-ford-ecoboost-challenge/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:02:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=852353 You may have noticed that Ford has been advertising its EcoBoost line of engines everywhere lately. Where I live ads for their EcoBoost Challenge event seemed to be on TV every commercial break. You’d know if you have seen one of these ads if you have heard any of the following lines: “The Escape blew […]

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You may have noticed that Ford has been advertising its EcoBoost line of engines everywhere lately. Where I live ads for their EcoBoost Challenge event seemed to be on TV every commercial break. You’d know if you have seen one of these ads if you have heard any of the following lines: “The Escape blew […]

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QOTD: Are V6 Powered Full-Size Trucks Hitting Critical Mass? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/v6-trucks-hit-critical-mass-ecoboost-pentastar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/v6-trucks-hit-critical-mass-ecoboost-pentastar/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480017 Even though Ford Ranger is dearly missed, Ford is claiming that Ranger customers are content with upgrading to an F-150 with one of Ford’s V6 powerplants – and they’re hardly alone in opting for the smaller powerplant. Automotive News reports that the V6 powered F-150 has achieved a majority F-150s equipped with V-6 engines, rather than V-8s, […]

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Even though Ford Ranger is dearly missed, Ford is claiming that Ranger customers are content with upgrading to an F-150 with one of Ford’s V6 powerplants – and they’re hardly alone in opting for the smaller powerplant. Automotive News reports that the V6 powered F-150 has achieved a majority F-150s equipped with V-6 engines, rather than V-8s, […]

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Ford Could Boost Displacement Of Ecoboost 3-Cylinder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ford-could-boost-displacement-of-ecoboost-3-cylinder/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/ford-could-boost-displacement-of-ecoboost-3-cylinder/#comments Thu, 01 Nov 2012 15:50:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465614 The 3-cylinder Ecoboost engine developed by Ford won’t necessarily stay at its current displacement of 1.0L. According to the Blue Oval, there’s a fair bit of power – and displacement – left on the table. In world markets where vehicles are taxed on displacement, the 999cc engine is a boon to buyers who can buy […]

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The 3-cylinder Ecoboost engine developed by Ford won’t necessarily stay at its current displacement of 1.0L. According to the Blue Oval, there’s a fair bit of power – and displacement – left on the table. In world markets where vehicles are taxed on displacement, the 999cc engine is a boon to buyers who can buy […]

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QOTD: What Is Up With Efficient Engine Nomenclature? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-what-is-up-with-efficient-engine-nomenclature/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-what-is-up-with-efficient-engine-nomenclature/#comments Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455213 Starting with the redesigned 2013 Accord, Honda will introduce its new, ultra-efficient/more powerful Earth Dreams engine lineup. And it’s far from the most silly moniker attached to automotive technology. Acura, of course, had their Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive. If you’ve ever watched a Japanese market product video on Youtube (or, if you’re the at Kreindlers, pulled […]

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Starting with the redesigned 2013 Accord, Honda will introduce its new, ultra-efficient/more powerful Earth Dreams engine lineup. And it’s far from the most silly moniker attached to automotive technology. Acura, of course, had their Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive. If you’ve ever watched a Japanese market product video on Youtube (or, if you’re the at Kreindlers, pulled […]

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Ford Bets On Ecoboost, Chrysler And GM On Natural Gas For Pickups http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ford-bets-on-ecoboost-chrysler-and-gm-on-natural-gas-for-pickups/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/ford-bets-on-ecoboost-chrysler-and-gm-on-natural-gas-for-pickups/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:47:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434734 While both General Motors and Chrysler are putting their money on Compressed Natural Gas options for their pickup-truck lineups, Ford is going with pretty much everything but CNG as it examines alternative fuel strategies for future vehicles – and for now, the 3.5L Ecoboost V6 will be the standard bearer for light duty versions of […]

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While both General Motors and Chrysler are putting their money on Compressed Natural Gas options for their pickup-truck lineups, Ford is going with pretty much everything but CNG as it examines alternative fuel strategies for future vehicles – and for now, the 3.5L Ecoboost V6 will be the standard bearer for light duty versions of […]

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