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Old 11-20-2012, 10:44 PM   #1
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Ford celebrates 500,000th EcoBoost powered vehicle

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Old 11-21-2012, 12:02 AM   #2
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Wow that was quick.

BTW this is WORLD WIDE not just US sales.
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:39 AM   #3
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That is nice, but why isn't such a good engine already on all of Ford's cars? Why not already on the Focus?
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:01 AM   #4
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It it, you have to get the ST though.
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i believe either the 13 or 14 will start getting the 1.6 ecoboost.
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The EB has been in the F150, Kuga and Explorer for a while now. It is also in the Fusion. I am not sure if it has been in the Taurus.
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in the sho it has. a lot more models will be getting them shortly.
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A few years ago, Ford stated they wanted Ecoboost available in nearly the entire lineup by about now.

Lemme try to see if they did, this is out of memory:

Fiesta (soon) : 1.0 and 1.6 (ST)
Focus : 2.0 (ST)
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Missing/I'm not sure : Mustang (next gen will have Ecoboost 2.3), CMAX (hybrid, so no need), Super Duty (diesel, so no need), Expedition (dying dinosaur)

Yep, looks like Ford fulfilled its promise.
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You are only looking in the US, you have to look GLOBALLY

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_EcoBoost_engine
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You are only looking in the US, you have to look GLOBALLY
That is true, I was mainly addressing JonathanGennick's comment above, which seemed to be US-centric.

Either on a global or US scale, it's easier to mention the vehicles that the Ecoboost is NOT in, versus those it is available in. Ford really put all of its efforts toward this turbo-fication of it's lineup, and it seems to be working well so far. Not sure if there's another car maker with a greater number or lineup-percentage of turbo-charged, direct-injected engines. It'd be cool to see those numbers if they've ever been compiled.

In any case, I'd love to see the 1.6 in the US Focus. I have a feeling it'll happen eventually, but no word from Ford on that yet.
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