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Everybody's got one. But the stories that come from those who own a Ford just happen to be a little more interesting. Maybe we're partial, but we know what we like. And we like to hear from each other about our driving experiences. So we can laugh, learn, let it out, and... what else? You tell us.
There are 353 stories for: HYBRIDS & EVs .
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07.01.13
JUL
01
Saved My Life
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I had just purchased my new car a few months ago. Best car I have owned. ALWAYS been a FORD owner. Yesterday while at lunch with a co-worker, I was T Boned by a Dodge SUV. He was speeding and completely totaled the car. The Focus maintained its strength, all air bags deployed as required. The Veh
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06.17.13
JUN
17
46.5 Mpg
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Time for some good news, I have a 30 mile a day commute to work and back. With the "ECO" cruise control set between 55-60mph I am averaging 46.5 mpg.
NOV
07
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Just purchased our C Max Hybrid last week!! I was a huge fan of my 2010 Toyota Prius with a couple of small complaints. The Prius is a noisy car to drive and the satellite radio is erratic at times. My husband came home with the C Max as our second car and after one spin in it, I am hooked. No road
OCT
08
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THIS IS ONE OF THE FASTEST FORD RELEASED IN SOMETIME, WITH OVER 250 HORSEPOWER-THIS CLAIMS THE TITLE OF ST.
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01.24.12
JAN
24
Friends Accident
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At about 5:45pm my friend was driving one of the back roads when an on coming car hydroplaned in front of her. My friend T-boned the on coming car at about 45mph sending. The airbag deployed and she had her seat belt on and was wearing a heavy coat. She survived the accident with out a scratch on he
07.20.11
JUL
20
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well since this car has been in my hands it has won 3 trophies i have gotten multiple comments about the paint. People have asked if it's custom. I tell them is a factory paint. So needless to say people say wow.
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05.14.12
MAY
14
Focus Project
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First Ford I wanted and bought was a 2002 Ford Focus ZX3 for $1000. It was burned and waiting for repairs. The dash was melted, motor had a hole the size of a softball . The car had a laundry list of things that needed to be fixed or replaced. The fire had burned the carbon fiber hood all the way to
01.17.12
JAN
17
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I just want to thank Ford for saving me and my family. On 1/10/2012 I was driving my Ford Escape on a local hwy. In the suv was my 11 year old daughter, my 73 year old mother and I. I was driving back from taking my daughter from a doctor’s check-up. When I was driving back coming to an inters
07.08.13
JUL
08
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I fell asleep and ran head on into a truck, a tree stopped me from going down an embankment. All airbags deployed and I had to be extracted from my Focus. I escaped this accident with a bruised right torso. I am so grateful for all the Ford employees that work so hard to keep our families and ourse
01.11.12
JAN
11
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My first car was a 2007 Fusion SE. My second and current car is a 2011 Fusion SEL. What a vehicle! It was sad to see "Freddie" go, but my wife and I welcomed "Phil" to the family with a family picture.
MAY
03
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YES! More than 600 miles! I am a 1st time hybrid owner and I bought the C-Max for the great drivers view/position, the utility of the 60/40 fold flat seats with the liftgate, the great technology in the My Ford Touch and navigation with the awesome, awesome Sony sound, and the perfect combination
07.20.11
JUL
20
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While driving 70 mph down the highway, I had my rear passenger tire blow out. All I felt was a little wobbling on the tale end, and that telltale thump thump thump sound from a flat... I pull over expecting to plug the tire and be on my way, since I was already running late for an appointment I had.
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07.14.11
JUL
14
What A Surprise
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I bought my first Ford Fusion in December 2006. After 3 car accidents, it never let me down. It continued to run like a top notch car and never once gave me problems. In June 2011, I recieved a letter stating that the dealership would like to buy my car back. So I called made an appointment and
AUG
15
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Four hours after purchasing a brand-new gorgeous silver 2013 Ford Fusion with just 57 miles on it, I was on my way home when an on-coming truck attempted an illegal pass from the opposite direction and I was unable to avoid a head-on collision that trapped me inside until paramedics a
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03.30.13
MAR
30
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It had been only 3 weeks since I purchased my beautiful new 2013 Ford Focus SE. I purchased it because 5 years ago my daughter was involved in a horrible accident in her new Ford Focus, 2005. She walked away from the accident unharmed. On a Friday night I was hit head on by a larger vehicle. I
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07.27.11
JUL
27
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On my way to work one day I start spinning. I see our towns Applebees twice. An '02 F-150 ran a red light and plowed into my passenger side. Thank good for my curtain and seat airbags otherwise I would have hit my head on the window. My doors are smashed in and the rear window shattered, but I got
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08.11.11
AUG
11
Mellow Yellow
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“Grammie! You’re driving a sportscar!!” Yep, I’m a Grandmother in my 60’s and just purchased my 2012 yellow blaze metallic, manual transmission Ford Focus with a moon roof and I love it!! I call it my “mid-life crisis car”. I’ve named it “Mellow Yellow” and the license plate
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02.16.12
FEB
16
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I hit a patch of ice and slid off a 2 lane rd into a 4 foot ditch. My Focus rolled & ended on the passenger side in the snow. I crawled out my driver side window which was on the top of my car. Every window in my car except the driver\'s was broken, and every side of my car was dented and scrape
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01.03.12
JAN
03
Fusion Saved Life
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On the way to work Dec 12, 2011 I was rear ended by a 17 year old girl going 50 mph and shoved into another stopped vehicle. I sincerely believe that the safety features of my 2006 Ford Fusion saved my life that day. I will definately replace that vehicle with a new Fusion and possibly the hybrid.
07.23.11
JUL
23
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My dad has had his Ford Focus for 9 years. He drives it back and forth to Chicago every single night from Rockford, IL (that's about an hour and a half drive), along with all of the other recreational driving he does with the family and friends. Recently, on my way to an event at my college, I look
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07.21.11
JUL
21
Thank You !!!
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I can't thank you enough for saving the life of my baby. Though she is 21, she as precious to me as she was the day she was born. She was driving to work when she was hit by another vehicle. Her car flipped and landed upside down. Charleston Police Officer King, said he was happy to see movement
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I love my car. I brought my car January 6, 2011. My very first car. I've been looking at this car for quite some time, and I fell as though I made a great decision. Toyota nor Honda can NOT compare to FORD. I can be hands free when using my phone. Navigation is excellent I don’t have to use my c
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07.27.11
JUL
27
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My Ford Fusion was wrecked to due a driver that was in a hurry. I was hurt at 60 MPH from the side and did a 360 in the road. My car was rolled into a 6 foot drop off ditch upside down. I believe my Fusion saved my life. Thanks Ford. When my case is settled Im buying another one. Sincerely, Tam
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It has been nearly 4 years since I first saw the YouTube video on the Focus ST from Top Gear, and began to wonder why the vehicle was not being sold in the US. It has been about 3 years since I watched it again during my research leading up to my first new car purchase as I was coming out of colleg
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