Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Crossovers
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Crossovers Edge, Taurus X, Freestyle, MKX, Flex etc.

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-02-2011, 07:28 PM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
2011 MKX impressions

We have been thinking about a replacement Daily Driver for our 98 Mountianeer.

So we drove one of these today. We both thought it was pretty good. Not fully loaded but close to it.

Back up camera, nav, my touch and I think the sync but we didn't mess with that.

Drove on the interstate, seems pretty smooth and quiet.

So what does everyone who has looked at these think? Would you buy it? Any dislikes?
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-03-2011, 10:13 PM
Troy Buenger's Avatar
Troy Buenger Troy Buenger is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Katy, TX
Posts: 2,193
Troy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to beholdTroy Buenger is a splendid one to behold
Hello Senix,
One thing to look out for is the infamous cold start tick with the 3.7 engine. Some of Mustang owners with this engine are reporting the cold start tick issues. My wife has a '11 Edge with the 3.5 and it exhibit's this same problem since the 3.5 and 3.7 are basically the same engine. Ford is investigating the problem.

So my recommendation is to cold start one of these vehicles before purchasing and if it exhibit's this problem (sounds like marbles rattling in the engine) you can make a better informed decision on purchasing one or not.

Good Luck...
__________________
Thanks,
Troy

2012 F250 Lariat CC FX4 3.55EL 6.7 PSD (Pulling Beast and all Stock)

2011 Edge Limited (Wifes)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-04-2011, 05:04 AM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
Great, thanks. I did hear of that tick mentioned somewhere else. I think we are trying to hold off till around Christmas anyway. See if we can get a leftover 2011 at a good price.

Maybe they will have that figured out by then.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-01-2011, 10:07 PM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
Senix,
Wife and I are looking hard at the MKX to replace her '08 Nav. She drove one yesteday and liked it ok--just not anything like a Nav. I believe we will probably get one in about 2 weeks, if we can find the color/interior she wants. One thing, if you don't need the heated/cooled seats, an Edge is pretty much the same thing and you can option it out to most of what the MKS has for about 4-5 grand less.
There has been a lot of forum conversations about problems with the nav system--both complexity and reliability. It is way above my ability to work it, but the salesman who gave us the demo ride could work it just fine.
I believe it to be a good vehicle.
Joe
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-02-2011, 05:08 AM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
We looked at the edge as well. For what the wifey wants on we are just going to get the MKX. It will pretty much come with it all on there.

She really didn't like the looks of the edge front end.

We are trying to hold out and see if the rebates creep up when the 2012 model hits.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-02-2011, 08:31 AM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
I have heard some rumors that the 4 cyl ecoboost may be available in the 2012? You can get the 6 cyl eco in the MKT, but that is getting back to Nav territory. I would guess the MKT will eventually be the successor to the Nav?
I have looked at a couple of Limited Editions 2010 MKTs--pretty nice units and another 4-5 grand less, but the dash technology just doesn't compare.
Joe
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-02-2011, 08:39 AM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
yeah, the dash is the downside to picking up a 2010. We have completed ruled that out.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-06-2011, 10:33 PM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
Any idea what the cutoff is for ordering a '11?
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-07-2011, 05:53 AM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
no I don't but I would think this month...
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-07-2011, 07:17 AM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
Thanks. Googled it, found several lists that say 6/1.
Worked hard yesterday with a dealer in Dallas, trade on our '08 Nav was way low-ball. Gotta rethink this.
Joe
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 05-07-2011, 07:44 AM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
too bad...I am in a better position. Both my truck and car will be paid off soon. I am not trading either in, this will just be an outright buy.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 05-07-2011, 09:04 AM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
I'm sorry, what is "paid off"?
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 05-07-2011, 01:10 PM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
not oweing anymore on the loan.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-07-2011, 01:30 PM
Mud Doc's Avatar
Mud Doc Mud Doc is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Burleson, TX
Posts: 831
Mud Doc is starting off with a positive reputation.
Oh, never had one of those...
__________________
2009 F450 Lariat CC 4x4. MiniMaxx, DPF/DOC delete
2005 Mobile Suites 36TK3
2011 MKX
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 05-07-2011, 02:47 PM
senix's Avatar
senix senix is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 20,136
senix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputationsenix has a superb reputation
gotta pay extra is about the only way..I pay about 50 extra a month.
__________________
Scott-2013 F350 with a lot of tires.
2013 40' 4-slider stoneridge 5th wheel coming in at 15,400
http://www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html

Previous Truck 2008 F250 6.4 with lots of upgrades and a suspension upgrade from Torklift International StableLoads
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2011, 02:47 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Small Chassis Trucks > Crossovers

Tags
2010, 2011, 35, cold, ford, forum, forums, leftovers, mkx, mkz, problems, start, ticks, truck, v6

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Changed Injector, now is knocking Visseroth 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 31 07-27-2011 12:54 AM
68 f100 running problems TaborCT 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 5 06-28-2011 10:34 PM
Curious A/C Problem sfxtech Escape & Escape Hybrid 12 08-05-2010 07:53 AM
harmonic ballancer 4.9inline6 Ford Inline Six, 200, 250, 4.9L / 300 9 04-13-2006 10:53 PM
'95 transmission problem CT 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 3 10-07-2001 09:29 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup