What's your story?
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 23 stories for: SUVs .
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05.31.12
MAY
31
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My Dad bought our Explorer brand new in 1997. As of today, it has 399,527 miles on it! This thing has been through hell and back and still looks great. My Dad worked construction until 2005 and regularly pulled a trailer. The truck has also hauled our family to Florida and back (we are from Mich
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05.31.12
MAY
31
How I Got Old Red
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well It all started when I went of to florida youth challege academy. I was just released for home pass. When My mom handed the keys to a 1997 ford explore the minute I saw old red I ran over to it and jumped in the drivers seat.I still had my learners permit but mom told me that when I got my dri
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05.29.12
MAY
29
Ford Escape
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Wow! 200,000 Miles and still going..............Original Buyer Looking forward to checking our the new models in the Spring of 2013
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05.22.12
MAY
22
Saved.
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I loved my car very much. I have never had any problems with it and it was very reliable. On Friday at about 5:30 it saved my life. I rear ended a Chevy Silverado doing about sixty... He was almost at a dead stop. The truck didn't have blinkers or brake lights. Before I could even safely react the
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05.18.12
MAY
18
First Road Trip
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Shortly after taking delivery of our new Explorer, we set out to TN. We averaged 25mpg with the EcoBoost. It was really amazing how it "knew" where to find gas and avoid traffic. We love the space, the quiet cabin and super smooth ride. Really a great travel vehicle and it was surprising that
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05.10.12
MAY
10
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Our 2000 mercury Villager was at a pont it was going to cost more to repair it than we were willing to spend. It was time to replace it. We decided our family was at a point were we no longer needed the space of a minivan but still need cargo space for vacations. We did our research and comparris
MAY
10
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My Volkswagen was advertised to get 30+ MPG in the city, but with the stop and go city traveling I was doing, I was getting 14 MPG. Couple that with the vehicle requirement to use 94 Octane gas, and I was not getting what I bargained for. I was looking at the Toyota Prius, as I wanted to go hybri
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05.09.12
MAY
09
Gotta Love Ford
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My 8 month old Great Danes, Bonnie and Bruno, love to ride in my Escape.
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05.08.12
MAY
08
Sweet Sorrow
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I got my Ford Explorer after my step-mother and father died tragically in 2009. I didn't have a car at the time, as my Honda Civic needed another new clutch, and I finally gave up on it and sold it to my mechanic. It was with trepidation that I accepted the Ford Explorer, but once I got inside
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05.08.12
MAY
08
My First Ford
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My first Ford was an Explorer. I learne how to drive in my Moms Ford Explorer. My first car wasn't a Ford but a Chevy and within a year I was trading her in for a Pontiac. And, like the Chevy, I was trading it in for yet another Chevy. After about 2 years in this Chevy, my Husband talked me into go
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05.08.12
MAY
08
My Dream Car
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my love story started back when they released the 2000 model Explorer Sport i was fresh out of high school and was driving past the ford dealership and there it was sitting on the front line it was burgundy and it was beautiful i stopped in to check it out and it was love at first sight just the way
05.08.12
MAY
08
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My best friend and i both have explorers (well he had ill explain that in a minute). He was down at the gun club parked pretty close to the lake he was fishing at. Now mind you it rained pretty bad the night before. He was in a pretty muddy spot and got himself stuck. He calls me at 300 am after he
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05.08.12
MAY
08
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I purchased my first ford in February 2008. I had my eye on a focus. That little thing took a beating.. i had 101,000 miles on that puppy by September 2011. I did a lot of travelling. It had taken me back and forth to Hartford, CT twice, Chigago,IL 3 times Nashville,TN 3 times and Fort Campbell,
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05.08.12
MAY
08
Lucky Me
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I never really had much interest in what type of car I drove. Thru the years I've had everything from station wagons to sports cars. In 2003 I moved back to my hometown and my boss sent a friend of his to get me a car at a local auction. He returned with a 2002 ford explorer xlt. Fine with me I n
MAY
08
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Our Champion Show dog, "Chip" travels with my wife and I to many dog shows in the northeast area. Using a soft crate, airy and that fits perfectly behind the upright rear seats gives not only the animal comfort, but most importantly a safe position in the car, so that both people and dog can
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05.07.12
MAY
07
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My dad worked for General Motors for 35 years, retiring in 1989. Two of my brothers have 25+ years at GM plants in Indiana and Texas. The GM plant in Janesville, Wisconsin was in my backyard, it was my playground. I lived, breathed, ate, slept, and bled Chevrolet. I've driven Chevy trucks for t
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05.04.12
MAY
04
My Crash Story
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First of all I want to say that my life was saved by the advance safety and tech built into my 2011 Escape. I was on my way to work when a person in a minivan decided it was a good idea to tail gate me after I went by him tail gating another poor driver. Well we exchanged some not so nice niceties a
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05.02.12
MAY
02
My Wreck
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December 23, 2011. I'm hanging out with friends. We're all having a good time. One of my friends just accidently shot a jeeps window out with my bb gun. We decided to meet up with some friends at an apartment complex. We had 2 cars my moms Escape, and my friends 2002 Dodge Durango (Escape's bett
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04.25.12
APR
25
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I just turned over 150,000 miles on my 2003 Escape and would have never beleived I would have made it this far. I bought the vehicle with 21k on it and figured by 80-100k it would be a gonner. I have done regular oil changes, 1 tune-up, and just replaced the belts on it yesterday. I am extremely imp
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04.24.12
APR
24
Clifford's Big Day
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Clifford hits 250,000 miles!!! wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :) And he still has his original engine and paint!
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04.18.12
APR
18
Auto Shows
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I live in Cleveland Ohio area. My older brother,a former foundry worker at ford and myself went to the Detroit auto show. My back was out so I couldn't really sit in any cars. Then came the Cleveland auto show,and we went to that. I had ordered a jeep prior to all this,and put money down on this je
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04.10.12
APR
10
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My in-laws were all Ford owners because my sister-in-law worked at a Ford plant building their trucks. And I recall some years ago when Explorers were in the news because of rollovers, the cause of which Firestone and Ford exchanged pointed fingers. While, to me, Ford's position seemed a bit more
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04.10.12
APR
10
Wore Out Expo
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Luckily, my father in law gave me the family Expedition to drive after my fallout with my family over them selling my truck. However it's been used & abused. It's got over 200,000 hard miles on it & the coils go out every other month & the gear clogs are going out as well. It will not go in park,
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