(Posted on Feb 21, 2018 at 10:34AM by Laurel Steele)
The 2017 Ford C-MAX Energi Titanium boasts a lot more than a 20-mile electric range. This sumptuous trim level makes drastic improvements both inside and out. Keep reading to see why you should consider a used model of this plug-in.
If you spend a lot of time navigating slick Seattle streets, you’ll go gaga for the C-MAX Energi. With the Titanium trim, you get foglights, rain-sensing wipers, and puddle lamps, so your visibility is great, even during inclement weather. Edmunds says that there are even heated outside mirrors, so there’s no change of drizzle obstructing your view.
While the exterior of the C-MAX Energi is well equipped for inhospitable driving conditions, the interior is set up to guarantee that you and your co-pilot are extra cozy. Both of you get heated 10-way power adjustable seats to ensure maximum comfort.
There’s also dual zone automatic climate control, which is fantastic if the two of you have conflicting opinions on ideal cabin temperature. The Titanium trim level further includes a 9-speaker Sony audio system, so you’re always entertained wherever you go.
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(Posted on Feb 15, 2018 at 10:25AM by Laurel Steele)
The Car Connection recommends the 2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid, if you’re in the market for a hatchback that performs equally as well on cross-country roadtrips as it does in slow moving traffic. Keep reading to discover why you should consider a pre-owned model.
The C-MAX Hybrid’s excellence begins with its 2.0-liter four cylinder engine and electric motor system. Between the two of them, you get a whopping 195 hp (which is 54 more stallions than the Toyota Prius.) A lithium-ion battery pack beneath the load floor helps the car achieve an exemplary fuel economy of 45 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
The electric motor is capable of propelling the C-MAX at speeds as fast as 62 mph. It can even add a decent amount of torque in hybrid mode. The battery conveniently recharges itself by way of engine overrun and regenerative braking. Drivers will find that this Ford can shift seamlessly to gas, so there’s no jolting you or your passengers around.
Handling for the 2014 model is outstanding, thanks to crisp and balanced steering. With a finely tuned suspension, the C-MAX Hybrid is far livelier than its segment competitors. This hatchback is an option you don’t want to pass over.
What are you waiting for? Visit us at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and take a used model for a test drive. Don’t forget to explore our complete used C-MAX inventory online, which includes the plug-in model.
(Posted on Feb 7, 2018 at 10:34AM by Laurel Steele)
For drivers who want unparalleled efficiency, there’s no better option than a 2017 Ford C-MAX Energi. A true double-whammy, this plugin provides consumers with an outstanding fuel-economy and noteworthy electric range. Keep reading to see why you should consider a pre-owned model for your next vehicle.
This hatchback runs on a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. The latter is powered by a lithium-ion battery pack, located in the trunk. Through their combined efforts, you get an impressive 188 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission ensures smooth gear changes, which equals exceptional efficiency in both gas and plugin mode.
Speaking of fuel-economy, the C-MAX Energi does not disappoint. This Ford received an enviable EPA rating of 42 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. But that’s not all. The Car Connection says that when this plugin is fully charged, you also get an electric range of 20 miles. So if you have a modest commute, you can get to and from work without using a single drop of gas.
Don’t take our word for it. Come to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and take this exceptionally efficient car for a test drive. You can also explore our complete online C-MAX inventory, which also includes the hybrid model.
(Posted on Jan 31, 2018 at 11:02AM by Laurel Steele)
If you value security above all else, then consider a pre-owned 2015 Ford C-MAX Energi. This plug-in boasts a Top Safety Pick award, a plethora of airbags, and more!
You can drive confidently inside the C-MAX, knowing that it got high praise from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. This plug-in received the highest possible rating in crash tests for moderate-overlap frontal-offset, roof strength, and side-crash. The Car Connection says that it also earned top marks for head restraint and whiplash protection.
This Ford is loaded with essential tools like antilock disc brakes and traction and stability control. Both of these features come in handy if you spend your days traversing Seattle’s slick pavement. Plus, you get front side, full-length curtain, and driver knee airbags.
We always want to be prepared for the worst, which is why this hatchback is such a worthy choice. Pair your smartphone to the C-MAX Energi and it will contact help on your behalf. In the case of an airbag deployment, the 911 Assist feature will automatically dial emergency services.
Test drive this plug-in for yourself at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to explore our complete used C-MAX inventory online, which includes the hybrid model.
(Posted on Jan 30, 2018 at 09:53AM by Laurel Steele)
If you want a sedan that combines power with efficiency, consider a used 2016 Ford Fusion Energi.
This highly capable vehicle runs on both a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a magnet AC synchronous motor. Between the two of them, they deliver an impressive 195 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. KBB.com says that regardless of whether you’re in electric or gas mode, the Fusion’s 6-speed automatic transmission shifts smoothly and imperceptibly, even during hard acceleration.
You wouldn’t be considering this sedan if you weren’t interested in saving a ton on gas. Fortunately, the Fusion Energi does not disappoint. When fully charged, this plug-in provides you with a generous electric range of 21 miles. Once that's used up, it switches to gas mode which received an EPA rating of 44 mpg around town and 41 mpg on the highway. All in all, you can drive 620 miles before having to pull over to refuel.
The Fusion Energi can completely regain its electric range in just 2.5 hours when you’re at home or at a public charging unit. Use the MyFord Mobile App to monitor its status and specify when you want the car to rejuice, depending on when power is cheapest.
Experience this plug-in for yourself at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington. You can also browse our complete used Fusion inventory online, which includes gas and hybrid models.
(Posted on Jan 24, 2018 at 09:53AM by Laurel Steele)
Sometimes, it’s the little things that make all the difference. And when it comes to small and useful tools, the 2015 C-MAX Hybrid SEL has a whole lot to offer. Keep reading to find out all the ways that this trim level can make your time behind the wheel stress-free.
As Seattle residents, we’ve all been caught in those unpredictable showers. This can be a huge pain, especially when you’re trying to navigate rush hour traffic. Thankfully, the SEL trim level tacks on fog lights, automatic wipers, and heated mirrors, which perfect for combatting pesky Pacific-Northwest weather.
If you frequently find yourself carrying heavy boxes or overflowing shopping bags back to your vehicle, then you’ll love the C-MAX’s power liftgate. All you have to do is wave your foot beneath the bumper and the hatch will open automatically. This practical feature can detect if the key-fob is close to the car, so your hands never have to leave your precious cargo.
Speaking of keeping things simple, Edmunds says that the 2015 C-MAX Hybrid SEL also comes with keyless ignition and entry. These seemingly minute features, can make your life easier when you’re in a rush and don’t want to fuss over a hunk of jangling metal or buttons.
Take this hatchback hybrid for a test drive at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can also browse our complete used C-MAX inventory online, which includes the plug-in version.
(Posted on Jan 23, 2018 at 09:44AM by Laurel Steele)
Between its outstanding crash test scores and cutting edge security features, it’s hard to find a fault in the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Consider a used model for your next car.
Most people get anxious on the highway and for good reason. Fortunately, the Fusion Hybrid offers features like blind-spot monitoring and lane keeping assist. Motor Trend says that you can even add on adaptive cruise control, which will slightly increase the gas or lightly apply the brakes as needed.
Maneuvering your car in and out of a tight areas is a chore, but it can also be a safety hazard. That’s where the hands-free parallel and perpendicular parking assist comes in. This handy feature will detect ideal spots and then take over the steering to ease you into place. All you have to do is control the gas and brakes.
The Ford Fusion also has a proven track record when it comes to crash tests, starting with a hearty five-star endorsement from the NHTSA. The IIHS also praised the 2017 model, naming it a a Top Safety Pick+ thanks to perfect ratings in every category, including a Superior score for front protection.
Get behind the wheel of this hybrid at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can also explore our complete used Fusion inventory online now, which includes the gas and plug-in models.
(Posted on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:47AM by Laurel Steele)
If you want a fuel-efficient ride that’s easy on the eyes, consider a used 2015 Ford C-MAX Hybrid. According to The Car Connection, this hatchback will more than meet your expectations for functionality and design.
You can’t talk about this hybrid without comparing it to the Prius. But in terms of style, this Ford blows its Toyota competitor out of the water. The C-MAX boasts an undeniably sporty aesthetic both inside and outside, which is lacking in its humdrum rival.
The 2015 C-MAX Hybrid is designed with a trapezoidal grille, which extends up a dramatic sloping silhouette, trailing off to an accented rear. All in all, this creates a striking and intimidating appearance.
Step inside this hatchback and the excitement continues with a modern dash, adorned with soft-touch materials, comparable to its cousin the Ford Focus. The sophisticated center stack along with colorful and customizable displays make you feel that you’re in a high-class sedan, rather than an EPA all-star hybrid.
What are you waiting for? Experience this stylin’ ride for yourself at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to check out our complete pre-owned C-MAX inventory, which includes the electric version.
(Posted on Jan 11, 2018 at 01:12PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a pre-owned 2015 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL, if you want a fuel-efficient ride that delivers a knockout performance. Reviewers agree that this hatchback blows the competition out of the water.
The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood works in tandem with an electric motor and the 1.4-kilowatt lithium battery pack beneath the load floor. Through their combined efforts, drivers can expect an exemplary fuel economy of 42 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.
This advanced drivetrain recovers energy whenever you break or coast via a planetary-gear power distribution. It's also worth mentioning that the C-MAX can travel as fast as 62 mph in hybrid mode.
The experts at The Car Connection say that the C-MAX far surpasses the Prius, when it comes to handling, adding that it’s more nimble than nearly all of its rivals. The net 188 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque makes for a lively ride and this hatchback is perky regardless of whether it’s in hybrid or gas mode. Steering is responsive and even, no matter the setting.
Take this hybrid for a test drive at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to check out our used C-MAX inventory online, which includes the plug-in version.
(Posted on Jan 10, 2018 at 01:27PM by Laurel Steele)
The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi boasts many qualities - superior mileage and a 19-mile all electric range chief among them. But did you know if you choose the Luxury trim level, you also get a host of advanced and opulent features? Read on to see why you should consider a used model.
For starters, there are the comfort features which inspire the name of the trim level. Leather upholstery is enjoyed by all inside the Fusion, while the captain and co-pilot each get heated chairs up front. The driver enjoys a 10-way power-adjustable throne with a memory function and the front passenger’s seat can move in four directions.
Moving on to technology, this Luxury trim level tacks on auto-dimming mirrors with automatic high-beam control. You also get a 110-volt power outlet, which is perfect for charging phones, tablets, computers, and the like.
Add on the Luxury Driver Assist package and you get cutting-edge safety features like rear cross-traffic alert and lane departure warning. The Car Connection recommends the blind-spot monitoring system in particular, which helps mitigate stress in highway traffic.
What are you waiting for? Come to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and take this luxury level sedan for a test drive. Don’t forget to check out our complete Fusion inventory online, which includes hybrid and plug-in models.