The Ford Expedition, Ford's entry in the full-size SUV market, is getting a full makeover for 2015. The new truck rolled out ahead of the 2014 DFW Auto Show at the Dallas Convention Center.
Following on the heels of the A3 Sedan and, subsequently, the A3 Cabriolet and S3 Sedan, comes the debut of the 2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet.
The Ford Expedition has undergone a complete interior and exterior redesign for the 2015 model year. While Ford is introducing a smaller, 6-cylinder engine to replace the traditional 5.4-liter V-8, the company says this new engine will make the 2015 Expedition considerably more powerful than older models, and more fuel-efficient.
Based on data from the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), the following 10 car, truck, CUV, and minivan models demonstrate the largest improvement in terms of dependability compared with the 2013 VDS.
Nearly 1.7 million vehicles, produced by GM, Kia, and Toyota, are subject to recall, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation.
The results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) are in, and for the first time since 1998, overall vehicle dependability has declined. Dependability has not declined for all brands, though. Here we run down the top 10 most improved brands in the 2014 VDS.
In the 2014 Vehicle Dependability Study, several vehicle brands had notable year-over-year performances.
Automakers are improving their vehicles in terms of paint finishes and braking systems, but owners are simultaneously experiencing more problems with powertrains, hands-free connections, and wind noise, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS).
Based on the results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), the largest improvements in long-term vehicle quality, compared with
the previous year, pertain to vehicle braking systems and noisy brakes.
Skiers and motorcyclists lean into corners when turning in order to counter the effects of centrifugal force, and the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe will offer a new technology designed to do the same thing.
This year, based on the results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), the industry returns to normal, as carryover models improve in terms of dependability, compared with last year, while reported problems for all-new and redesigned models rise significantly.
According to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), problems reported by original owners of three-year-old vehicles increased 6% from last year--the first time since the 1998 study that the average number of problems has increased.
While Mercedes-Benz continues to reach further down in terms of price point in order to capture younger buyers sooner, at the same time that it builds the new CLA-Class and GLA-Class models it is preparing to launch a sophisticated new 2015 S-Class Coupe way up in six-digit pricing territory.
Based on the results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), the 12 most dependable 2011 models are, with few exceptions, luxury models, and half of them originally rolled out of a Lexus dealership.
For the first time in 15 years, the dependability of 3-year-old vehicles has declined compared with the previous year, according to the results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS).