^ this. I’m not in the least bit surprised as I’ve bought things high on their list and been unhappy with the purchase enough times that I consider them less than reliable. Anyone saying that a Gladiator is reliable is like the car salesman in National Lampoon’s Vacation saying, “You think you hate it now, wait until you drive it.” (Played by Eugene Levy) honestly, that phrase encapsulates how I feel about CR.CR creates an answer or opinion. Then they created the data to support the answer. Awful organization in my opinion.
Ford Execs met with CR staff. I will not share internal documents, but the adjectives Arrogant and Self Absorbed apply as I recall...
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Ford Motor Co. Retired