When it comes to car shopping, you'd be hard-pressed to find a driver who doesn't value safety. At Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, we offer a variety of new and used SUVs that are engineered to keep your loved ones safe. The 2018 Ford Explorer, in particular, boasts an all-new Safe and Smart Package that fuses high-demand driver-assist features. The best part? The features are available for a great value.
The Explorer's spotlighted package includes the following and much more:
A combination of brake support, adaptive cruise control and collision warning that detects vehicles in motion via radar; it can change the car's cruising speed if need be.
Blind Spot Information System, which also engages a radar to alert drivers when another motorist drifts into their blind spot.
Cross-traffic alert, a radar-based feature that helps alert drivers to oncoming traffic as they back out of a parking space.
Windshield wipers that can sense the presence of rain.
Although the all-new Explorer doesn't debut until fall 2017, you can get a feel for the vehicle by test-driving any of the Explorers at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington. Check back soon for more information on the 2018 Explorer!
Functionality and reliability are king, but aesthetic isn't something to disregard when it comes to buying a new or used car. At Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, we offer a variety of vehicles that are crafted for purpose and style. The 2018 Ford Explorer, which arrives on lots later this year, is a prime example.
With the all-new Explorer, drivers can select between five different series that feature a trio of engines, including a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder that boasts 280 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 310 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,000 rpm. Looking for an SUV more along the lines of the Explorer Sport or Platinum? They're decked out with a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 that highlights new quad exhaust tips. The engine puts out 365 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 350 lb.-ft of torque at 3,500 rpm.
Power also manifests itself in the options for personalization. The 2018 Explorer comes with four new exterior color choices – Burgundy Velvet Tinted Clearcoat, Cinnamon Glaze, Platinum Dune Tricoat and Blue Metallic. The SUV comes with five variants of wheel choices, too.
Hear that? It's a Ford SUV, calling your name from the lot at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington. Come down to the lot and buy or lease one today - according to new statistics, you won't be the only one. Enhanced active park assist, which utilizes ultrasonic sensors, and electric power-assisted steering are only a couple of the standout features that make the newest Ford Explorer an SUV to watch, putting the SUV class as a whole on the up-and-up amongst buyers.
According to Ford, the SUV segment is anticipated to grow by over 45 percent of the non-premium U.S. retail auto industry in the next five to seven years, especially amongst millennials and baby boomers. By that time, the Blue Oval will have rolled out five brand new SUVs to its domestic lineup.
Although the 2018 Explorer isn't part of that debut, it's sure to dazzle even after its time in the spotlight. The SUV sports upgraded front and rear styling embellishments, more options all around and advanced technology, which includes an available 4G embedded modem that can support up to 10 devices simultaneously.
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Take a drive to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington to bring home a new or used Ford F-150 Raptor today. The purpose-built Raptor is crafted with performance upgrades and all-new technology that overshadow its predecessor and make it stand out amongst other trucks in its class. For that reason, the all-new Raptor was recently named "Pickup Truck of the Year" in the 2017 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence awards.
According to Popular Mechanics' editors, the 2017 F-150 Raptor was the "vehicle that transcends the competition" after a yearlong evaluation, one that compared it across every class of trucks. Thanks to its purpose-built design, the Raptor shines with its high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine and its six-mode Terrain Management System™. The cherry on top? Its military-grade, aluminum-alloy body shaves 500 pounds off of its total weight, compared to the previous model. Watch more in the video below:
“The Raptor is to a standard F-150 what Bruce Banner is to the Incredible Hulk," Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics automotive editor, said. "You can do 60 mph across terrain that would have most trucks smashing their oil pans at 30.”
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The Blue Oval's F-Series trucks are on the lot at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington and ready to go. Come by and find the perfect new or used truck for you today - from F-150 classics to Super Duty behemoths, you can't go wrong with the Series. For that reason, Kelley Blue Book recently awarded the Ford F-Series its 2017 Brand Image award for the fourth consecutive year.
KBB Brand Image Award recipients are based on annual perception data aggregated from new-car buyers. The Ford F-150 truck, in particular, skewed the Blue Book judges' favor with its best-in-class towing, purpose-built cab, state-of-the-art technology, payload capacity and more. Watch more below!
“Superior product lineups and compelling marketing communications from automakers continue to influence consumer opinion, driving interest in particular brands, and, most importantly, positively affecting vehicle consideration,” Rick Wainschel, the vice president of customer analytics and insights for Kelley Blue Book, said. Ford's truck group marketing manager, Tom Eckert, also added that the recognition is indicative of the brand's dedication to providing what customers truly need and want: strong, capable and smart trucks.
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Bring home a new or used Ford Mustang from Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, where we offer a huge selection of vehicles for all of your needs (and dreams). The all-new 2018 Mustang, in particular, is sure to fly off of lots nationwide; its sleek design and powerful upgrades make it a paragon in its class. Notably, the coupe's newly available 10-speed automatic transmission is sure to impress.
Drivers can also bring the Mustang home in a different way - as of late, the Mustang's signature growl is available as a free downloadable ringtone. To capture the sound, engineers for Ford mounted microphones on a 2018 Mustang that was specially decked out with all-new active valve performance exhaust. As the pony went into track mode and accelerated up to 155 mph, the microphones recorded the sound for later adaptation into the ringtone.
According to Matt Flis, Ford's exhaust development engineer, the new exhaust system is capable of shifting to fit a driver's mood; it ranges from subdued to exhilarating. The system provides drivers with a wider range of control over its auditory output, using any of four modes.
Don't idle too long - race on down to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington to find the best new or used Ford Mustang sports coupe for you. The selection of ponies on our lot offers the style, speed and power drivers across America crave, reaching horsepower number up to 435 and clocking in at 18 city/27 highway mpg.
2017's Mustang, in particular, brings some extra oomph to the table. It's highlighted by an integral link independent rear suspension that helps cut down on body roll and identify blips on the road, resulting in a significantly more responsive ride and greater handling accuracy. The pony also sports two times the amount of anti-squat and close to ten times the amount of anti-lift compared to its predecessor, ensuring greater pitch control regardless of acceleration and braking intensity.
Expect a hybrid version of the Mustang to trot onto lots as well, beginning in 2020. Starting in North America, the hybrid will provide V8 power and an upgraded level of low-end torque in addition to its energy-conserving qualities.
But for now, test-drive and discover the Ford Mustang that's right for you at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today!
Make plans to swing by Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, where we offer plenty of top-of-the-line F-150 trucks to appeal to any budget. The popular truck gets 19 mpg city/26 highway and has a towing capacity of up to 10,500 pounds, providing drivers across America with the power and drive necessary for life's daily demands and tough jobs.
As of late, representatives from the Blue Oval announced that a hybrid version of the best-selling pickup will be on the market by 2020, available in both the United States and the Middle East. In addition to the hefty towing and payload capacity that it's famous for, the F-150 hybrid will also function as a mobile generator - one strong enough to power an entire job site.
The decision echoes Ford's ongoing mission to emerge on the forefront of the automotive and mobility industry, as well as its prediction that sales of fully electric and hybrid vehicles will increase by large margins over the next decade.
Until its hybrid cousin rolls onto our lot, the standard F-150 still offers plenty for the modern truck driver. Stop by Sound Ford and find the perfect one for you today!
The Ford F-150 pickup is one of the most popular trucks - new and used - flying off the lot at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, thanks to its 3.5L EcoBoost® engine with a 10-speed transmission and a 12,200-lb. maximum tow rating. The F-150 Raptor builds upon the fundamentals of its predecessor, cutting hundreds of pounds of weight and dominating off-road terrain with its purpose-built features that can take a beating.
According to a recently released Ford statement, the Raptor will soon be available in China as well.
“The F-150 Raptor has created a lot of buzz among Chinese customers since it was revealed for the first time last year and we are extremely excited to have it arriving in our showrooms in China, ready to be delivered to customers,” Peter Fleet, the vice president of Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford Asia Pacific, said.
Even for truck owners with high standards, the second-generation Raptor delivers. For buyers in China, it'll be exported as a four-door SuperCrew model that's integrated with an advanced six-mode Terrain Management System™ that includes Baja 1000.
Truck aficionados looking for the toughest of the tough need only to head on over to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington, where we offer a broad selection of new and used Built Ford Tough trucks. Soon, buyers in China can dip into the Tough brand as well - the Blue Oval recently announced plans to bring it there, giving that population access to the Ford Ranger.
The Ranger is currently the best-selling midsize pickup across Europe and beyond, so its increased scope of production isn't a surprise. But the all-new Ranger's specs still are; experts predict that the 2019 model will incorporate the same body-on-frame construction that's used for versions sold elsewhere, but nothing is confirmed as of yet. CarAndDriver.com also predicts that it'll sport a 3.2-liter five-cylinder diesel engine or an optional EcoBoost four-cylinder, complementing a gas V6.
One thing's for certain: the brand new Ranger will be modern, bold and stylish, illustrating that you don't have to sacrifice aesthetic for practicality. No matter what features the new Ranger rolls out with, it's sure to be a show-stopper on an international level.
Learn more about the Ranger and test-drive the trucks on our lot at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today!