This is the seventh recall for the new Escape, and the fifth involving serious engine problems.
Certain 2013-2014 Chevrolet Malibu, 2009-2011 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2013 Jetta Hybrid models are afflicted by various electrical problems.
The 2006-2012 Sedona and 2007-2008 Entourage have lower control arms that can break when exposed to salt.
The left tie rod assembly can fracture and lead to a loss of steering ability on certain 2003-2012 Ram models.
Toyota takes its cartoon-themed crossover to new depths in Las Vegas.
The 2007-2008 Odyssey could brake without warning due to a failure with its stability control system.
The recalls affect older Lamborghini and Bentley models with carbon-ceramic brakes, plus new Chevrolet Cruze models with manual gearboxes.
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Clifford Atiyeh has spent his entire life driving cars he doesn't own. Raised in Volvos, he has grown to love fast, irresponsible vehicles of all kinds. He is the senior news editor at MSN Autos and also reports for Car and Driver, Road & Track, The Boston Globe and other publications.
In the garage: 21-speed Iron Horse, 2002 Jeep Wrangler X (not his)
Doug Newcomb has covered car technology for over 20 years for outlets ranging from Rolling Stone to Edmunds.com. In 2008, he published his first book, "Car Audio for Dummies" (Wiley). He lives and drives in Hood River, Ore., with his wife and two kids, who share his passion for cars and technology.
In the garage: 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS, two 1984 Chevrolet Blazers, 2008 Honda CR-V
James Tate learned to drive stick at age 13 in a 1988 Land Cruiser - in La Paz, Bolivia. He's since been a mechanic, on a pit crew and has wrenched on every car he's owned since his first 1989 Honda CRX Si (and won't stop until the car is a 1973 Porsche 911 RS). His work has appeared in Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Automobile and others.
In the garage: 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera, 1988 BMW M5