Thu, 20 February 2020
We’ve completed testing the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid. Find out how this version of the small SUV tops the traditionally powered Escape in our tests. We also break down how we rate the best and worst vehicles and brands for CR’s 2020 Autos Spotlight, clear up some confusion about EV ownership and answer your questions.
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0:57 - CR Autos Spotlight
6:37 - Common questions about EV ownership
11:37 - 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid test results
14:34 - Send us your questions at TalkingCars@icloud.com
14:40 - Question #1: Are CR’s testing methods biased when it comes to non-conventional gear selectors?
19:06 - Question #2: How will trademarks affect CR’s push to standardize the naming conventions of standard advanced safety equipment?
20:38 - Question #3: How much should passenger side impact test results affect a decision to buy a vehicle?
22:44 - We’re hiring an Automotive Engineer at our Test Track! Apply here: https://jobs-consumers.icims.com/jobs/3265/automotive-engineer/job
2020 CR Autos Spotlight: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/cars/best-cars-suvs-autos-spotlight/index.htm
Hybrid/EV Buying Guide: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/cars/hybrids-evs/buying-guide/index.htm
Electric Car FAQs: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2010/10/electric-car-faqs/index.htm
2020 Ford Escape: https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/ford/escape/2020/overview
Ford Escape Vehicle Page: https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/ford/escape/
We’re hiring an Automotive Engineer at our Test Track! Apply here: https://jobs-consumers.icims.com/jobs/3265/automotive-engineer/job
Direct download: 2002CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_243.mp3
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