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New Ford Truck/SUV Grille

Do you like Ford's new truck/SUV grille design?  

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  1. 1. Do you like Ford's new truck/SUV grille design?

    • Love it
      12
    • Will get used to it
      16
    • Can't stand it
      17


25 posts in this topic

Paolino    99
I'll get used to it. Thank God it's not nearly as hideous as the Ridgeline/refreshed Pilot grille

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Enzora    0
The grille on the actual trucks isn't that bad, not great either, but the refreshed Explorer looks like total crap. It rips off VW, SAAB, and Land Rover all in one giant hodgepodge of ugliness.

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mjdecker    0
I like the super duty grills.. that's about it for ford trucks... But that Audi/VW + Saab (side holes remind me of saab) looks alkward...

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Northstar    11
It's only bad when it's chromed really. I saw a few new Explorers at the dealer without the chrome grill and they looked significantly better, but also more like the '05.

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mustang84    12
I'll get used to it...I think there were better ways it could have been done, but it's not unappealing to my eyes. In certain lights and angles, it actually looks pretty good.

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Flybrian    0
I can understand the Koreans, Chinese, Japanese, and Sweedes not understanding how to use chrome properly, but damnit, Ford...you're American; you should know better.

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bobo    91
I can't stand the new Explorer grilles. They're just a little too precious. And I think the headlights look stupid. But I agree with Decka on the SuperDuty grilles.

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Paolino    99

I can understand the Koreans, Chinese, Japanese, and Sweedes not understanding how to use chrome properly, but damnit, Ford...you're American; you should know better.

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I'm just happy to see chrome coming back to cars!

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Flybrian    0

I'm just happy to see chrome coming back to cars!

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Yeah, but I'd choose something chromeless rather than bedecked with obnoxious chrome if it can't be done tastefully.

Obnoxious applications to my eyes include the new Jetta (grille), Nissan Titan (skidplate), and original Lincoln LS (front/rear bumper trim).

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El Scorcho    0
I saw the one Variance posted on the expressway today, and I don't like or hate. It would have been a lot better if they hadn't gone all VW with the lower section full of chrome. From the glance I got at it, the headlights look fine, too.

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Variance    0

The Explorer has different version of the grille for each trimline. The one pictured is my least favorite. I like the other versions fine, though.

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I just looked back at my post and thought I should clarify it. The grille on burgundy Explorer in the first post of the thread is the one I like the least. The one I posted (and the others) are the ones I like. Edited by VarianceJ30

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2b2    2
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I'll have to see them in person to pick a favorite but they're all good.

The best part is offering 4 different looks. Hope Ford does more of this - esp. for the 500 when it gets it's refresh.

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pow    106
The new grille makes the Explorer look marginally better, but more importantly, it makes it look significantly newer. For one of the best selling SUVs on the market, it looks remarkably fresh.. makes it seem like Ford is on top of the game, with the times.

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