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Ford New Car Reviews

2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

We've been spending a lot of time around muscle cars recently. This convertible version of the Mustang GT came with the grunting 435-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 and an opportunity ...

2015 Ford Mustang GT

The newest generation of Mustang seems to have surpassed the meathead philosophy that everyone appears to associate with the brand. The 2015 Mustang GT sports a 5.0-liter V8, ...

2015 Ford Focus ST

The Focus ST has a lot of our world excited. After all, there are few better options available now for a hot hatch. The ST churns a good ...

2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

The Ford Mustang GT returns, propelled by the legendary 5.0-liter V8. Really, would you want anything else in your Mustang GT? While the newest generation of mustang seemed ...

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible

Monterey Car Week is one heck of a spectacle, and for once we were a part of it: Ford was kind enough to let us borrow a Competition ...

2002 Ford Mustang

Honestly, when Ford "freshened" the sheet metal of the Mustang for the 1999 season, none of us here at the magazine were impressed. In fact, we thought it ...

2000 Ford SVT F-150 Lightning

What would you say about a vehicle that could accelerate from 0-60 in 5.4 seconds, cover a 1/4 mile in just over 14 seconds, brake from 60 mph ...

2011 Ford Edge Limited

At one time, most car companies only had a single SUV-type offering in their lineup. Today there are multiple itches to scratch, hence a wide range of choices. ...

2008 Ford Mustang V6

It seems like lately, every press vehicle that has arrived at our office has been served with an automatic transmission. You can imagine our delight when we saw ...

2009 Ford Flex Limited AWD

Somewhere between a van, an SUV, and a station wagon, the Ford Flex fills a niche for families on the go. The Flex's street manners impressed us, and ...

2009 Ford Escape XLT

After trying the new-for-2009 Ford Escape, we were impressed by the improvements made over the 2008 version. Offering greater fuel efficiency and better acceleration than the outgoing model, ...

2010 Ford Flex Limited Ecoboost AWD

We've reviewed the 2010 Ford Flex Limited before, but this time we got to sample it with the optional Ecoboost engine. Again, we were blown away. This vehicle ...

2011 Ford Taurus SHO

Welcome back, Taurus SHO. For lack of better words, the original 1989 SHO simply blew our minds. What, a high-output Taurus that really was high-output? How did that ...

2012 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Premium

Many of us remember a time when a 5.0 badge on the side of a Mustang meant something. Those two digits signified that you had encountered the reigning ...

2011 Ford Explorer LTD 4WD

The Explorer got a bit of a black eye a few years back, but Ford didn't give up on their mid-sized SUV. They allowed the nameplate to live ...

2011 Ford Fusion Sport AWD

The Fusion was a hit when introduced for the 2006 model year. It was and still is a rebadged Mazda6, but while the Mazda received a platform update ...

2012 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan

After more than 10 years of tweaking, facelifting and refining their platform, Ford finally brought a brand-new Focus to the United States. It's a welcome update: The previous ...

2013 Ford Mustang

We recently tested another of the seemingly limitless flavors of Mustang that Ford has to offer. This time, we were treated to a V6 convertible with the Mustang ...

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium

This plug-in hybrid pulls in 44 mpg in the city. That's impressive for a car this size, and hey, did you notice Ford's new styling direction? It's an ...

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    Using a top-secret, highly sophisticated algorithm that may or may not have been co-developed by NASA, the Grassroots Motorsports Bang For The Buck Index is a 100-point scale that indicates which of the new cars we've reviewed over the years actually provide the greatest bang for the buck.

    The highly-guarded formula--which is securely stored in the floor safe in Scott's office and protected by razor wire and laser-wielding ferrets--takes into account our ratings, the car's power-to-weight ratio, its price and other factors to determine the true Bang For The Buck.

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