In our previous blog today we talked about the impressive nature of Ford’s Edge; however, if you want to step up to something even a bit roomier and grander, the 2016 Explorer XLT is a superb choice for anyone that wants the best in performance and comfort from a crossover.
Get ready to head down the highways and byways of Seattle with delightful quickness! This car profoundly impresses with its 3.5L engine that kicks out 290 horses at 6,400 revolutions per minute (RPM) and 255-lb.-ft. of torque. That nearly 300 HP number means there will be few cars in this class up for the challenge of keeping up with you—it’s terribly fun to drive.
The 2016 Ford Explorer XLT dazzles in other respects, too. It comes with a SiriusXM AM/FM/satellite radio to ensure you stay thoroughly entertained on all your trips. Premium cloth trim feels great against the skin, and driver lumbar support alleviates back discomfort on longer journeys. Parking assist is a wonder, too, and automatically guides you into your spot once you arrive at your destination.
Ford’s pre-owned crossovers sit at the top of the heap. They’re the kings of the mountain thanks to the company’s familiarity and comfort with working within the segment, and that’s certainly clear when you consider the merits of the 2010 Edge Sport. It’s stylish and capable of magnificent performance.
This car delights with its 3.5L six-cylinder motor. It produces an exceptional 285 HP and 253-lb.-ft. of torque. Accordingly, you’ll be able to race from 0 to 60 MPH in only 8.4 seconds. Even better, the EPA estimates you’ll average 25 highway / 18 city MPG, meaning that all that power won’t literally be costing you at the pump.
While you’re going to dig how this car moves, you’re also going to adore how it looks. It’s fantastically stylish, even compared to other trims of the Edge. This 2010 Sport model has smoked-out headlamps and taillights and replaces the shiny chrome elements on the exterior with glossy black accents. And those 22-inch wheel rims catch the sunlight wonderfully!
We’re going to wrap our used car coverage this week with a look at one of our favorite vehicles here at Sound Ford—the Escape. The compact crossover is a mighty fine automobile, and the 2017 SE model, in particular, holds great things for any owner. Prepare yourself for a bounty of high performance and superlative safety!
This machine doesn’t lack any “pop”—when you press the pedal down, it goes! You’ll benefit from a 1.5L engine that makes 170 horses and 177-lb.-ft. of torque. The automatic transmission enables incredibly easy shifting and promotes a smooth ride. Plus, the EPA looks fondly on this machine; it averages 30 MPG on the highway. It’s super efficient!
The 2017 Ford Escape SE comes with a rearview camera to make backing up a breeze. Also, safety is provided thanks to electronic traction control. The technology leverages sensors to read road conditions in real-time and apply selective braking automatically as necessary in order to mitigate wheel slippage. Heard enough? Great!
Ford knows crossovers. That’s abundantly apparent when you consider the merits of the fantastic 2017 Explorer Sport. It’s a car that wows thanks to an outstanding powertrain and stellar styling on its exterior. This is a machine that will make you the envy of the neighborhood!
This crossover comes with a 3.5L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 that creates a magnificent 365 horses at 5,500 revolutions per minute (RPM) and 350-lb.-ft. of torque at 3,500 RPM. That performance will have you racing effortlessly up and down the streets of Seattle, Renton, and Bellevue. Also, the six-speed automatic transmission makes for sensationally smooth driving.
The 2017 Ford Explorer Sport also looks fantastic from an aesthetic perspective. The exterior features smoked-out taillights that differentiate themselves from the rear lamps on the other trims. Ford eschews shiny, decorative chrome for glossy black accents across the machine. Also, the sizable wheel rims really catch the sunlight.
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In need of a fresh car but looking for an economical alternative? Why not buy used? Here at Sound Ford, we have a generous range of pre-owned vehicles to choose from, including the mid-size crossover that is the Ford Edge. Today, we’re going to take a look at the 2010 Sport model.
This machine rumbles and rolls down the roads of Renton, Bellevue, and Seattle with the assistance of a magnificent 3.5L six-cylinder engine that produces 285 horses and 253-lb.-ft. of torque. As a result, you’re looking at a 0 to 60 MPH time of just 8.4 seconds. Also, this is an economical ride. The EPA calculates that you’ll average 25 highway / 18 city MPG.
The 2010 Ford Edge Sport is quite the looker, too. It comes with huge, 22-inch tire rims that replace the 20-inch aluminum versions seen on the other trims. The tail lamps and headlights are smoked-out for a sporty style, too, while the shiny chrome around the exterior has been replaced with darker elements. It all looks amazing!
In need of a gently used compact crossover? Consider keeping your money stateside and supporting domestic with Ford Motor Company’s sensational 2010 Escape Limited. This machine is filled with greatness, including comfort-based features, integral safety inclusions, and a highly spirited motor.
This crossover definitely brings the goods. It starts with the comfort you feel while settling in; all the seats are leather and the front cushions benefit from heated functionality, serving to keep you warm in the fall and winter. Automatic headlights help with visibility, as does the rearview camera, which offers a look at what’s going on behind your machine as you back up. Also, the side-view mirrors are elongated to minimize blind spots.
The 2010 Escape Limited is seriously fun to drive, too. It comes with a 3.0L V6 engine that will drop your jaw when you mash down the pedal—it produces a healthy 240 horses and 223-lb.-ft. of torque. You’ll be flying down the highways and byways of Seattle! Also, the crossover is easily capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds.
Ready for a machine that stands as the epitome of a fine, well-tuned, mid-size crossover? You’ve got to step into the 2017 Ford Edge Sport. It comes with an exciting engine capable of fantastic performance as well as a number of comfort/convenience features.
This car boasts the fantastic benefit of having a 2.7L V6 engine under its hood. It creates 315 horses at 4,750 revolutions per minute (RPM) and 350-lb.-ft. of torque at 2,750 RPM. That’s right—you’re looking at more than 300 total HP, ensuring that your rides around Renton, Seattle, and Tacoma will all be highly memorable.
The 2017 Edge Sport’s qualifications don’t end at “wonderful motor.” There’s plenty more to love, including the inclusion of a SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/satellite radio that keeps everyone in the cabin deeply entertained. Also, the all-leather seats are heated in the front for your comfort, while a heavy dose of exterior style is provided by the 20-inch tire rims.
Seattle, if it’s time to upgrade your ride, it’s difficult to do better than the 2017 Explorer Limited! Ford’s machine will have you smiling from ear to ear every time you take it out on the road thanks to its ability to output superior power while maintaining efficiency—and all while serving up a strong complement of in-cabin features.
Under the hood, this crossover deeply impresses with a 2.3L engine that kicks out an astounding 280 horses at 5,000 revolutions per minute (RPM) and 310-lb.-ft. of torque at 3,000 RPM. Despite this potent power, the EPA calculates you’ll average a 19 city / 27 highway MPG. In other words, you won’t be feeling the “pinch at the pump!” Additionally, you’ll likely appreciate that this machine is outfitted with an automatic transmission to make operation a cinch.
This 2017 Explorer Limited also delights in other respects. You’ll make great use of the built-in GPS navigation system, which serves to help keep you on the correct route at all times. The SiriusXM AM/FM/HD satellite radio unit ensures you aren’t solely tied to the banality of terrestrial radio stations, too.
(Posted on Apr 27, 2019 at 07:43AM by Darby Riales)
Ranked as the #7 Wagon by U.S. News & World Report, the 2017 Ford C-Max Energi is one of the best plug-in hybrids on the market. Its long body style makes it more practical for families and people with dogs, and it can travel for up to 19 miles on electricity alone. For urban dwellers, this means that you will hardly ever have to hit the gas station!
This five-passenger model operates with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder conventional engine coupled with a 7.6-kWh lithium-ion battery-fed motor. Using a 240-volt outlet, the C-Max Energi can be fully recharged in as little as 2.5 hours. It even has an exceptional fuel economy set at 39 mpg combined. According to Edmunds, this nifty ride also earned a solid 5-star rating for side-impact protection in government-conducted crash tests.
The top-of-the-line Titanium trim level includes foglamps, chrome exterior accents, and handy rain-sensing wipers. The cabin features heated, leather seats and ambient lighting to set a comfortable mood. You can even listen to HD radio through the nine-speaker stereo system.
(Posted on Apr 25, 2019 at 07:49AM by Darby Riales)
U.S. News & World Report named the 2014 Ford Fusion as the #11 Affordable Midsize Car in the country. With a variety of options to choose from and cutting-edge technology, this sedan doesn’t disappoint. Able to carry five passengers, it also has generous trunk space (16 cubic feet) too.
Under the hood rests a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with FWD and a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the 2014 Fusion has an outstanding fuel economy set at 26 mpg combined (22 mpg city/33 mpg highway). According to experts at Edmunds, it also earned a solid 5-star rating for overall protection in government-conducted crash tests.
The SE trim level includes 17-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, and exterior keypad entry for quick access to the cabin. The interior is covered in cloth upholstery and features a height-adjustable tilt-and-telescoping steering column. The Sync infotainment interface is displayed on an 8-in monitor that operates with Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calling and seamless audio integration.
Want to try on out for yourself? Get in touch with Sound Ford in Renton, WA to schedule a test drive in a pre-owned Fusion today!