Fri, 27 September 2019
We drive the all-new 2020 Ford Escape at the Consumer Reports test track, and share our first impressions of the redesigned small SUV. Plus, we discuss the latest developments in in California’s emissions regulations, and what it all means for consumers. We also answer audience questions about car subscription programs, solutions for fixing a rough ride in your car or truck, and use our testing expertise to determine the most fuel efficient speed for highway driving.
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0:30 - California Emissions Update
6:54 - 2020 Ford Escape First Impressions
15:00 - Viewer Questions
15:15 - Video Question #1: What’s the deal with car subscription services; are they a better option than a traditional lease agreement?
20:15 - Video Question #2: If you owned a driving school, what cars would be in your fleet for students to drive?
24:09 - Video Question #3: What’s a more fuel efficient commute for a Genesis G70?
27:07 - Video Question #4: What’s the best way to identify a shimmy in a 2013 Honda Pilot?
2017 Ford Escape Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXE5yx4SQ9s
2020 Ford Explorer First Impressions; Talking Cars #216: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsYFGPyX9F0
2018 Ford F-150 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGEmjjPCCeQ
2017 Genesis G70 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDrN5_R3Bu0
2016 Honda Pilot Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhJBb143fho
2016 Honda Civic Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1hAWTiNz8M
2016 Ford Focus Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q8vDHouqcU
2015 Toyota Camry Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOjFn2qI3HM
Don’t Want to Own a Car? Try ‘Subscribing’: https://www.consumerreports.org/buying-a-car/dont-want-to-own-try-a-car-subscription-service/
Direct download: 1909CRO_Talking_Cars_Episdoe_222.mp3
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