Posts Tagged ‘5 star’


’09 F-150 earns 5-star safety rating…

January 9, 2009

The MY09 Ford F-150 is arguably the best pick-up for sale in the USA right now – it has to be to sell with the competition getting more fierce lately. It has collected a tray full (which is a lot in the F-150’s case) of awards from some of America’s most prestigious groups – cementing the F-150’s business case as ‘Serious’. Ford can now add another award to the long list – a 5-star safety rating from the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS).

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Escape / Mariner score 5 star safety rating…

August 20, 2008

Over in the US of A, Ford has finally announced that the 2008 (marked 2009) Escape / Mercury Mariner have indeed scored a 5 star safety rating in local crash tests.

With the added bonus of a hybrid model and high fuel efficiency from the ‘normal’ models, this makes the Escape a no questions asked pick in the highly competitive SUV market. This is the official Ford press release, including news of the new 2.5L I4 engine for the Escape / Mariner: Read the rest of this entry ?