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Jun-14-2014

2014 Ford Expedition: Lasts and Endures Through Your Road Adventures

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If you want a vehicle that can really go the distance, you want one that looks and is a vehicle that has what it takes to give you what you need without costing you too much to have. There are quite a few vehicles that would seem to fit the bill here, but rare is the model that will actually come through. The 2014 Ford Expedition is this model, and it serves as it should. Just look at it and ask yourself if this is a vehicle that can earn approval and respect from those around you and come up with a no. It would be difficult at best, especially considering the many other prospects that the features of this vehicle can offer you.

You can start appreciating the 2014 Ford Expedition when you look at its exterior features since apart from being particularly noticeable, you will also agree that this vehicle has toughness written all over it. It can take on pretty much any weather and terrain that you can throw at it barring the impossible. Its imposing size also makes it quite an asset when it comes to convincing people that you are worth noticing.

Though people might agree that exterior features set the tone, the interior features of the 2014 Ford Expedition is what gives it worth. You are getting much in terms of space, amenities and design quality, including the magnificent texture of the fabrics. Basically, what you get is an expedient driving experience that really goes for satisfying needs.

A powerful V8 is what beats as the heart of the beastly 2014 Ford Expedition, and you can feel every thrum of power coursing through it when you are driving it. The efficiency with which fuel is consumed is minimized as well, along with ensuring that handling is properly smooth.


Jun-08-2014

2014 Ford Edge: An Interior Rich, Midsized SUV

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Although offering new for this year, the 2014 Ford Edge remains a good midsized SUV thanks in part to its good interior features. The 2014 Ford Edge takes pride in its pretty good looking and also hi-tech cabin. The front and rear seats provide good head and leg room and are very comfortable. On the dashboard, the Edge has a display screen can be configured for audio, climate and navigation information. Standard interior features include air-conditioning, cloth upholstery, rear privacy glass, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, and a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player and an auxiliary audio jack. You can opt to add more features via equipment packages. With them you can get keypad entry, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, satellite radio, Ford Sync, Bluetooth connectivity, and USB/iPod interface.

There are three powertrain variations for the 2014 Ford Edge. Standard on all models is a 3.5L V-6 which produces 285 horsepower and 253 lbs. of torque. The second powertrain variation is a turbocharged 2.0L engine that produces 240 horsepower and 270 lbs. of torque. The third and strongest powertrain variation is a 3.7L V-6 engine which produces 305 horsepower and 280 lbs. of torque. The Ford Edge can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds.

The 2014 Ford Edge received good scores in safety and crash tests, getting good ratings in frontal impact protection, side impact protection, roof strength test, and also whiplash protection for rear impacts. The Edge also displayed good braking ability. Standard safety features include front side airbags, side curtain airbags, antilock disc brakes, stability control, and Ford MyKey for setting a speed limit and maximum audio volume.

Out on the road, the 2014 Ford Edge displayed good ride quality. It has good steering and handling, the engine delivers steady power and acceleration, and it was pretty light to maneuver. The Edge also has a remarkably quiet cabin.


Jun-05-2014

2014 Ford Flex: Excitingly Modified for a Comfortable and Safe Family Ride

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If what you seek a full-size utility ride that is fast, safe, comfortable, smooth and roomy, the 2014 Ford Flex says it all. The Flex is a capable full-size car that can comfortably accommodate seven occupants inside its appealing interior which is fully-integrated with the latest technology. The Ford Flex is delivered in different trims which include SE with the FWD, SEL with the FWD, SEL with the AWD and Limited with the AWD and EcoBoost engine. The 2014 Ford Flex is enhanced to provide great family road trips. This innovative vehicle has a 2-3-2 seating configurations which is standard for seven passengers. Auto journalists said that the Flex offers the versatility of an SUV and roominess of a van. Test drivers called the 2014 Ford Flex as a superb crossover of both into one exciting utility vehicle.

Most notable for the Ford Flex is the revised 3.5-liter V6 powertrain that is equipped on the Flex SE and SEL as the base engine. This V6 delivers 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque tested at 4000 rpm. The EPA rates the V6 at 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. The new V6 has been enhanced with the new Ti-VCT or which Ford calls as the Twin Independent-Variable Camshaft Timing.

Powering the Flex Limited is the dazzling twin-turbo 3.5-L EcoBoost V6 engine that provides 365 horsepower plus 350 pound-feet of torque. The Ecoboost V6 is estimated to acquire an EPA mileage rate of 16/23 mpg.

The 2014 Ford Flex is like a stylish box with a flat roof and long hood. Its windshield is relatively straight, with flat rear/side glass and sharp corners. Its boxy shape suggests that the Ford Flex has ample interior space ready for utilization.


May-30-2014

2014 Ford Explorer: Miles to Pursue, Places to Visit

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You never really know how far life takes you, how things will ultimately go and how well you can address certain issues with the vehicle that you are driving, which is why making sure is always the better plan. What this involves however, is the question that you are always confronted with since necessity is not always fixed. On the other hand, you can always go with the 2014 Ford Explorer, for a well-rounded vehicle. Of course, you have to understand that the specs of this model will need to be looked over if you are going to use it as you should. With that said, just take a look at what this versatile vehicle can really do when you give it the chance.

Exteriors are the parts of the vehicle that will affect the outside world first, so it had better be good where good counts, and the 2014 Ford Explorer exterior is good. Not only does it present many of the customary tough aspects that most are looking for, it also presents a great opportunity for appreciating massive style. On top of that, the frame gives you a good enough balance for all purposes.

You need a good deal of space if you need a vehicle like the 2014 Ford Explorer and a good deal of space is what you will get. On that end, that space is also due to the expedient design as well as the marvelous use of available room. The amenities are never as suitably appropriate as they are for driving.

V6 and I4 engine options are what you get with the 2014 Ford Explorer, but regardless of which route you go for, you are guaranteed efficiency and power. The reasons for this include the expedient consumption of fuel along with the effective production of useful energy.


May-22-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Drive Without Regrets

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As a buyer of vehicles, you want to be able to enjoy the vehicles that you are driving in terms of the value that they add to your life, simply because you paid for such results. You don’t want to end up with a model that costs a lot of money only to end up disappointing you. But if you get the http://blog.sunrisefordfontana.com/index.php/vehicles/2014-ford-escape/, disappointment is the last thing that you will feel. Simply put, the nature of this vehicle is closely tied to the feeling of people to want to be able to escape the everyday rigors of life. This is why the features were carefully created so that you will have a few moments of peace while going through the craziness of existence.

Seeing the 2014 Ford Escape every day before going to work or as you wake up is a good way to remind yourself that you have good things in life and that you have some good decisions. The form is just so finely tuned to connect with the desires of people to get away and be free while at the same time, keeping to the realities of life by being functional.

The same goes for the interior of the 2014 Ford Escape because you are getting a vehicle that is meant to give you the feeling of freedom as you drive. This means that the dimensions are not going to be constricting and the materials are meant to give you a feeling of confidence. Everything just works out well.

Of course, the best feeling when driving the 2014 Ford Escape is that you are getting all of that power without having to pay too much for gas. The efficient I-4 engines with Eco Boost technology will give you muscle to be proud of and cheaper costs to be happy about.


May-01-2014

2014 Ford Expedition: Undeniable Engine Power and Towing Capacity

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Ford Motors are known provider of reliable vehicles with excellent features for safety and durability. Providing such standards and impressiveness is the 2014 Ford Expedition, an affordable and dependable truck-based SUV in the market today. Recognized by auto reviewers as the excellent full-size SUV truck by Ford, the 2014 Expedition provides dependable off-road experience with a powerful towing capacity. The Ford Expedition arrived in the market in 1996 and since then various configurations and upgrades in tuned with today’s technology has been utilized to modify the new 2014 Ford Expedition with strength and capability. The Ford Expedition provides comfortable seating arrangement in three rows for eight passengers. The first row has 108.3 cubic-feet of space, the second with 55 cubic-feet and the third with 18.6 cubic-feet.

For 2014, the Ford Expedition burst in power with its 5.4-liter V8 drivetrain that is capable of providing 310 horsepower. The engine is mated to an automatic suspension with 6-speed gearshift with brake trailer. The Ford Expedition has a maximum towing capacity of 9200 pounds which is impressive for the class. Test driver said that the 6-speed automatic gearbox provides smooth driving and that the independent rear suspension provides notable steering power.

The 2014 Ford Expedition also boost in standard entertainment features which include a 6-speaker stereo system, satellite radio, auxiliary input and MyFord’s Sync AppLink system that allows wireless Bluetooth connection for audio streaming and phone calling. Aside from this, the Expedition can also be configured with optional features like rear view camera, upgraded sound system, climate control, navigation control system and HD radio.

Safety measures inside the Expedition is handled by traction control, airbags, electronic stability control, integrated turn-signal mirrors, adjustable pedals, child safety locks and brake assist.


Apr-22-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Treat Yourself to That Getaway

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There might be things in life that you will need to give up on if you are to keep the things that you already have such as that impossible dream that you had when you were a child. However, certain luxuries in life are only too accessible to give up on, especially if you have earned them. To drive the 2014 Ford Escape for example is achievable, and working hard to do so makes it worth it. You have to treat yourself to some of the nicer things in life after all, and the nice things that also offer convenience are even better. For some of the best reasons for why this vehicle would make for a great partner on the road, here are the features that make it shine.

For sheer satisfaction, the exterior of the 2014 Ford Escape does a good job of highlighting the effects of a nice-looking vehicle to self-esteem. Having the chiseled features of the body and the nicely shaped form of this vehicle on your side really does a number on your happiness. Plus, the advantages to driving are also present, which can only add to the awesomeness you feel.

Within is where you will find the most amount of satisfaction with the 2014 Ford Escape though, as you will find the space, design and materials working towards your advantage. You are accommodated and welcomed while driving is given extra special attention in terms of where the amenities are placed. Plus, there is the overall effect of a vehicle of luxury.

With I-4 line of engines that you can have when you buy the 2014 Ford Escape, driving is efficiently easy and powerfully satisfying. The cost of consumption is barely an issue to think about and driving is always easy with the muscle that is available to you.


Apr-08-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Highlighted with Superb Features and Styling

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Highlighted by fuel efficiency, superb styling and forward-looking tech equipments, the 2014 Ford Escape becomes a competitive leader in the segment. The Ford Escape is available with impressive engine choices, enhanced MyFord Infotainment version and athletic suspension. The 2014 Ford Escape is a compact SUV with engine types that allows you to experience superb driving dynamics. Highly ranked as the best-priced compact SUV, the Ford Escape comes with a 168 horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain. This base engine makes 170 pound-feet torque and is EPA-rated at 22/31 miles per gallon city and highway. The second engine is a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder drivetrain that can make 178-horsepower and 184 pound-feet torque. This turbocharged engine is EPA-rated at 23/33 mpg when mated with a front-wheel drive and 22/30 mpg with the all-wheel drive version.

Generating 240 horsepower for the Ford Escape is the 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine with turbocharged power to make 270 pound-feet torque. The EcoBoost engine is EPA estimated to provide a city/highway fuel efficiency rate of 22/30 mpg on 4-wheel drive and 21/28 with the all-wheel drive.

On its exterior, the Ford Escape is highlighted with fog lights, HID lamps, dual-chrome exhaust tips, 19-inch wheels and strong sense of styling. Several favourite added features for the 2014 Ford Escape are the hands-free liftgate and the MyKey system which offers intuitive control and functionality.

Notable for the Ford Escape include automatic 6-speed gearbox, air conditioning, 6-speaker sound system with AM/FM and CD/Auxiliary interface, steering wheels with cruise and audio controls, electronic safety features and full airbags system.

Aside from the fully-dedicated airbags, the Ford Escape also has child safety locks, brake assist, traction control, abs on 4-wheels, electronic stability control and 4-wheel disc brakes all dedicated for occupant-safety.


Apr-03-2014

Best Explorer In The World, The 2013 Ford Explorer

39To get ahead in everything you do, you need the best in everything you use, and this includes the kind of vehicles that you are driving to get to the destinations where your achievement will be found. However as much as people might like to think of things in a rather simplistic manner, something like this cannot be attained through just any vehicle. It has to have the right components moving in the right way and priced in the right amounts. It must be the same as how the 2013 Ford Explorer is if it is to have any hope of competing.

When the vehicle you are driving around looks as epically amazing as the Explorer does, you would have to be cold at heart in order to remain unmoved or uninspired. The body is simply astounding when it comes to the proportions and how it was sculpted. The frame is made of amazing materials and designed to be very sturdy. Finally, the little details give it such an amazing aura that lights up the soul.

Within the 2013 Ford Explorer, your safety and comfort were the primary concerns when the interior was designed and built. The space is arguably one of its most notable features in the passenger will be completely snug without feeling out of place. The seats were also made with the most comfortable materials in the market and the framework is very secure.

A standard V6 engine is already enough of a reason to get the 2013 Ford Explorer for your everyday driving needs. On top of that though, there is also the fuel economy that is everything you could possibly need from a vehicle this size and more.


Mar-11-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Capable Compact SUV with Overall Good Performance Rating

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One of the most admired small crossover SUVs with good performance is the 2014 Ford Escape, thanks to its useful high-tech equipments, athletic driving dynamics and inviting cabin. The Ford Escape according to test drivers offers agile handling, comfortable seating and good fuel efficiency. The Sync system and rear-view camera are now made as standard features available on all trim levels of the Ford Escape. Aside from this the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine is now made standard on the Titanium trim. Standard engine for the 2014 Ford Escape is available at 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 168 horsepower and 167 lb-ft torque which powers the S trim. The Titanium and SE trim has a standard 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that can produce 178-horsepower and 184 pound feet torque. There is also the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that comes standard with the Titanium but is optional for the SE that makes 240-hp and 270-pound feet torque.

The SE trim has a 6-speed standard transmission paired to either an all- or front-wheel drive suspension settings. Fuel economy rated by the EPA for the 2014 Ford Escape is at 22 miles per gallon on city driving and 31 mpg on highway. The 1.6 turbocharged engine gains an EPA rate of 23/33 mpg city/highway, while the 2.0-liter linked to a front-wheel drive has 22/33 mpg city/highway.

The Ford Escape with the S trim comes with MyKey parental controls, 17-inch wheels, integrated blind spot mirror, cruise control, air-conditioning, Bluetooth and iPOd/USB ports. Optional features for the S trim include roof rails, rear parking sensors and remote start function.

For safety, the Ford Escape has been installed with standard airbags, knee airbag, traction control, antilock disc-brakes, stability control, emergency brake assist, ventilated disc brakes and child safety locks.


Mar-09-2014

2014 Ford Flex: A Modern Day Station Wagon

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Remember the station wagons of the 60’s and 70’s? They were really reliable people carriers back then. As vehicles gave way to aerodynamics, maximum capacity, and technological features, stations wagons faded away and retired into the sunset. But today, Ford brings you its SUV with a twist of the classic and very lovable station wagon. They give you the 2014 Ford Flex. Looking at the 2014 Ford Flex, you will immediately why the station wagon comes into mind. With a squared-off frame and flat sides, the Flex really looks like a station wagon, albeit a more modern one.

It can accommodate up to seven passengers. And because of the boxy shape, the Flex provides plenty of cargo space. You have a maximum cargo capacity of 83 ft3, even more than that found on other SUVs. You will find it very easy to fold the second and third row seats, whenever you need to increase cargo space.

There are three available trims – SE, SEL, and Limited. The Flex offers interior features like keyless entry, air-conditioning, heated front seats, powered driver seat, cruise control, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, and electronic features like Ford Sync, a navigation system, and a 6-speaker audio system with auxiliary audio jack.

The standard powertrain of the 2014 Ford Flex is a 3.5L V-6 that produces up to 287 horsepower and 254 lbs. of torque. A second powertrain choice is the EcoBoost turbocharged 3.5L V-6 that produces 365 horsepower and 350 lbs. of torque. The Ford Flex is available either as front-drive or all-wheel drive. It can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds and can tow loads weighing up to 4,500 pounds.

On the road, the 2014 Ford Flex is a great vehicle to drive, very easy to maneuver and handle. The cabin was pretty quiet, and the Flex easily handled itself even with a full load. If you want ample power and additional speed, we suggest getting the EcoBoost powertrain.


Mar-05-2014

2014 Ford Expedition: A Reliable Provider of Power and Conveniences

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For big families who are always on the road for vacations and pleasure trips, having a car that could seat enough people and be powerful enough to haul their gear is a true necessity. The good thing is that Ford has the right solution. This is through their newly released 2014 Ford Expedition. The kind of attention that this specific full-sized SUV have gained in the past is difficult to just set aside. People loved its power, capacity to offer lots of space, and the availability of comfort features. This year, the recently released model has all the much loved features retained. While there are lots of competitors in this category, this specific Ford SUV appears to be a strong contender against other full-sized SUVs out in the market.

The new 2014 Ford Expedition is definitely longer and wider. It has added around 15 inches to its length and 12 inches to the wheel base. While this may seem to be a thing that would give the car disadvantage in terms of handling, it proved to defy the odds. Because of this change, the car is able to accommodate more cargo space. Of course, its center of gravity has become more stable too which is a good thing for a road powerhouse weighing 6,000 pounds.

How powerful is this Ford SUV? In terms of passenger capacity, it could comfortably seat 8 adults. For towing, one will really be impressed at its towing capacity of 9,000 pounds. This is the result of the presence of a 310 HP 5.4L V8 engine under the hood which has a maximum torque output of 365 lb.-ft.

On the inside, it will be apparent that the contemporary design is dominant. The ambiance is totally matched for those who want to last through those long road trips. Seats are comfortable and the third row folds neatly to reveal additional cargo space. One of the selling points of the interior is the presence of heated/cooled front seats.

There are still many things worth exploring about the new 2014 Ford Expedition if you are really interested in owning a full-sized SUV. The King Ranch version of this car is the one that should really be checked out when you visit your local Ford dealer’s showroom. Get it out on the driving range and see how it would match your needs!


Mar-02-2014

2014 Ford Explorer: Smooth on the Outside and When in Motion

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Ford offers you once again one of its midsized SUVs models, the 2014 Ford Explorer. No longer the bulky, looming crossover that some were accustomed to before, the Explorer is much more streamlined and smooth for travel. The 2014 Ford Explorer accommodates up to seven people, with plenty of room for both driver and passenger. Critics say the Explorer’s visibility is a bit lacking, the seats seem rather small. Still, all agree you’ll be safe and snug inside the Explorer, with quality materials used for its cabin plus the lay-out and design looking very nice. All Explorer models come with basic interior features that include air-conditioning, cruise control, power accessories, powered driver seat, and a tilt-telescoping steering wheel. Standard electronics inside include a trip computer, Ford Sync w/ voice recognition, and a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player and auxiliary audio jack.

Higher-end models come with additional features like keyless entry, remote start, dual-zone climate control, heated seats, leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and adaptive cruise control. Additional electronic features include Bluetooth connectivity, three screen displays with MyFord Touch, a navigation system, and a 12-speaker Sony audio system w/ HD satellite radio.

The 2014 Ford Explorer offers you three powertrain variations. The base 3.5L V-6 engine produces 290 horsepower and 255 lbs. of torque while giving you a choice of either front drivetrain or all-wheel drivetrain. The Explorer also offers the EcoBoost powertrain which comes in two forms. The 2.0L produces 240 horsepower and 270 lbs. of torque, and is available only in front drivetrain. Finally, there is the turbocharged 3.5L V-6 engine. It produces 365 horsepower, 360 lbs. of torque and is available only in all-wheel drivetrain.

On the road, the 2014 Ford Explorer offers a ride experience that is described as “carlike”. Steering and maneuvering are great and very responsive, and braking ability has also improved. The Explorer also handles road bumps pretty good, thanks to its suspension and stability system.


Feb-18-2014

2013 Ford Edge: Keeping You Happy on the Road

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There is very little point to keeping a vehicle if it is not making you happy, even if it is a more convenient means of transport as oppose to simply taking the other options such as a bus. After all, if you are going to be stuck driving something which could involve long trips and getting stuck in traffic jams, it might as well be something that you are going to be enjoying getting stuck inside of. As such, there is a lot more to getting a vehicle than simply focusing on how much horsepower it can give you, especially in places like big cities. For these places, versatile vehicles that include the 2013 Ford Edge can be the means of making sure that you are never frustrated.

The 2013 Ford Edge is amazing to look at, and this is mostly because the designers made sure to include the aesthetic demands of the modern world when it was created. This makes the body of the vehicle one of its most alluring aspects while the more practical parts of it make the exterior more functional. This includes a tough shell and the kind of balance that will keep you upright.

For the features that can really make a huge difference in your mood when in frustrating or stressful situations while being stuck inside the 2013 Ford Edge, the dimensions, materials and design of the interior are your rewards. They are accommodating, comfortable and amply entertaining, so you can just sit back and enjoy.

What makes a vehicle suitable for modern living is not solely the power it can produce but the way it produces it. The 2013 Ford Edge for example certainly gives as much muscular energy as needed through V6 and I-4 engine options, but it never goes beyond the point of sensible costs and effects.


Feb-02-2014

2014 Ford Expedition: Passion for Confident and Comfortable Driving

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Combining driving confidence and a comfortable ride, the 2014 Ford Expedition proves to be one of the most capable and powerful SUVs in the market today. The Ford Expedition has enough muscle and spacious cabin to provide comfortable room for eight passengers with a towing capacity above to 8,000 pounds. The three-row 2014 Ford Expedition comes available in six spacious, capable and great models which include the XLT, XLT EL, Limited, Limited EL, King Ranch and King Ranch EL. On fuel efficiency, the Expedition is powered by a base 5.4-liter V-8 engine is EPA-rated of 14/20 mpg city/highway. The base engine has the power to provide 365 pound feet of torque and 310 horsepower. At four-wheel-drive, the Expedition gets an EPA fuel efficiency rate of 12 mpg city and 17 mpg highway.

Standing out on the exterior features of the 2014 Ford Expedition includes the rain-sensing wipers in the front, power liftgate, power-deployable running boards and the forward/reverse sensing system. Inside the Expedition you will find the power-folding third-row seat, cooled and heated front seats, rear vision camera, dual-headrest DVD powered by Invision, Navigation system thru Sirius App, HD radio and Sirius Satellite radio.

Different trims also come with different features aside from the ones stated above like the voice-controlled communication system thru SYNC, external security keypad, roof rack, power-adjustable pedals, 6-speaker audio and auxiliary to USB input. Optional features may include a 20-inch wheels, rear entertainment system, power running boards and air suspension integrated with automatic load levelling system.


Jan-31-2014

2014 Ford Flex: Talk About Competitive Edge

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The collections of three-row crossovers in the auto market have desirable engines and features. But when it comes to the competitive edge, the 2014 Ford Flex as an all-around crossover SUV surely provides a great edge over others. The Flex has list of impressive equipment and roster of available safety features making it a class vehicle on its own. Two engine choices are available for the 2014 Ford Flex which includes the V6 engine and a twin-turbo engine which both have a reasonable amount of fuel efficiency, test driver says. The available engine of the Ford Flex is connected to an automatic six-speed transmission available with paddle-shifters. The standard base V6 engine at 3.5-liter can generate 254 lb-ft torque and 287-horsepower.

Fuel economy rated by the EPA for this base engine on 2-wheel drive is at 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway. On all-wheel drive the base engine is EPA-rated at 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway. The Limited trim of the Ford Flex turbocharged with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 twin-engine is rated at 350 lb-ft torque and 365 horsepower with an EPA rate of 16/23 MPG city/highway.

What is there to like with the 2014 Flex aside from its engine? These include the elegant interior, upscale features and electronics, interesting exterior appearance and comfortable driving.

The 2014 Ford Flex is forwarded in three gorgeous trims: Limited, SE and SEL. The SE trim has 17-inch aluminium wheels, reverse parking sensors, SYNC voice command thru Bluetooth, auxiliary audio input and power driver seat. The SEL has 18-inch wheels, MyFord System, fog lights, faux-wood dashboard trim, climate control, heated mirrors and satellite radio. The Limited has 19-inch wheels, leather upholstery, keyless ignition/entry, 12-Speaker system, voice-activated navigation system, xenon headlights and other impressive features.


Jan-28-2014

2014 Ford Escape: Let Fly and Ride Your Imagination

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There is a lot for you to hope for when you are living the sort of life that promises a lot of things if you have the willingness to actually see things through. In this regard though, people tend to give up when they are closest to what they desired because they lack certain abilities. For certain cases, the subject of vehicles might just make the difference that you need to make your goals easier to achieve. This presents a few problems of itself though since people can make a lot of mistakes in terms of the vehicle that they are going to be riding. There are so few models like the 2014 Ford Escape that can give you ample freedom of choice after all, let alone liberty to make sound judgments.

The reasons for why the 2014 Ford Escape can offer you a lot of good things are legion, but the exterior is perhaps the easiest basis for judgment on how useful it is likely to be. The shape of the body is indicative of a powerful purpose while the way it stands in opposition to the ground makes it a stable model.

For the experience that you are likely to have within the 2014 Ford Escape, the interior of the model is sufficiently generous with its dimensions while the materials that were used to create the interior are of excellent class. These provide comfort in the riding experience, but the most appealing is definitely the driving-friendliness of the design.

In terms of effects on you and your environment, the 2014 Ford Escape is among the friendliest that you can find that can still provide ample satisfaction with the power it can produce. Its efficiency is a big bonus for the pocket while its propensity to use fuel effectively reduces environmental damage.


Jan-03-2014

2014 Ford Explorer: Experience the Inspiring Driving Power

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If you are in control of the most respectable SUV ever assembled what are your expectations? First, it should provide comfortable ride with dependable fuel efficiency, second it should be affordable even with the abundance of high-tech features integrated in it. All of these and more are provided by the 2014 Ford Explorer, the most desirable Explorer ever built. Ford Explorer’s introduction in 1991 started the popularity of SUV. Since then, different upgrades and enhancement were made, making the 2014 family Explorer SUV keep up with the changing times and technology providing remarkable interior refinement, making it more attractive for everyday use compared to previous versions or other car brand models in its class.

Available in different trims, the 2014 Ford Explorer is built with the standard V6 engine that makes 290-horsepower which test drivers said provides sufficient power. The Explorer comes with an optional 2.0-liter 4-cyinder engine that offers much power and fuel economy. The Explorer Sport trim provides higher performance with its turbocharged V6 engine with 3.5-liter fuel capacity that generates 365 horsepower.

In addition, the Explorer Sport is offered with special exterior and interior trim details plus a firmer suspension tuning. Test drivers appreciate the brake system of the Explorer saying that it has accurate pedal feel and better stopping power. The Ford Explorer when equipped with the Terrain Management System which is an optional feature that allow drivers to adjust transmission, brakes and engine parameters to optimize the Explorer’s performance to various types of road surfaces.

The standard equipment included in the 2014 Ford Explorer are automatic headlamps, blind-spot mirrors, cruise control, rear privacy glass, telescoping-and-tilt steering wheel, 6-speaker stereo sound with auxiliary jack, MyFord Touch Infotainment, and the Sync system with smartphone integration thru Bluetooth that allows voice command on music selection or phone browsing capability. For safety, the 2014 Explorer has standard airbag systems, stability control system, and traction control.


Jan-01-2014

2013 Ford Edge: Affordable SUV with Impressive Performance

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Ford makes it sure that every car model they produce in the market carries their name with pride. This is true with the 2013 Ford Edge, the best 2-row affordable mid-size SUV that provides fuel economy, attractive exterior, abundant of tech features and smooth ride. Test drivers are impressed by the performance of the Ford Edge, especially with the turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine which has an EPA-mileage estimated at 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway. With the EcoBoost engine, the Edge offers better fuel economy compared to almost other SUV models in its class.

Available in four trims which include the base SE, mid-level SEL, high-level Limited and the Sport trim, the 2013 Ford Edge is forwarded in engine choices between the turbocharged 4-cylinder, 3.5-liter V-6 or the 3.7-liter V-6 engine, with the standard front wheel drive and available all-wheel drive option.

Standard tech features of the SE and SEL Ford Edge trim include a single-zone air-conditioning system, manual tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and the six-speaker sound stereo system with audio auxiliary input jack. The Ford Edge Sport and Limited is composed of the standard features included in the above trim plus the MyFord Infotainment touch display screen controls, adaptive cruise control, leather upholstery and a DVD entertainment system on the rear seat.

Highly regarded with impressive safety features, the 2013 Ford Edge comes standard with air bag systems in the front-seat, antilock disc brakes and stability control. Other tech features designed for safety driving include Ford’s programmable MyKey system that provides configuration of the vehicles’ stereo volume and speed limit for teen drivers.

Other optional safety features which can be integrated in other trim except the Edge SE trim includes cross-traffic alert system and blind-spot warning system. The Ford Edge Limited trim can also be configured with additional collision warning system.


Dec-19-2013

2014 Ford Escape: Ready to Roll for Another Year

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The 2014 Ford Escape has three available trims – S, SE and Titanium. Standard interior features include air-conditioning, power accessories, cruise control, and tilt-telescoping steering wheel. Electronic features include Sync, Bluetooth connectivity, a 6-speaker audio system w/ CD player, auxiliary audio jack and USB/iPod interface.    The higher trims add more features like keyless entry w/ keypad, adjustable power driver seat, dual-zone climate control, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, and heated front seats. Additional electronics include an 8” touchscreen with MyFord Touch, a navigation system, and a 10-speaker Sony audio system w/ satellite radio.

The powertrain depends on the trim. The base 2.5L engine produces 168hp, 167 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway. The SE and Titanium trims have a turbocharged 1.6L engine that produces 178hp, 184 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 23 mpg city/33 mpg highway. An optional turbocharged 2.0L for the SE and Titanium is available which is capable of 240hp, 270 lbs. of torque, with a fuel rating of 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway.

The 2014 Ford Escape got good ratings in safety/crash tests, getting good scores for frontal/side impact protection and also in the roof strength test. Safety features available on all trims include front side airbags, full length curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag. It has antilock disc brakes, an integrated blind-spot mirror, stability/traction control and Ford MyKey for setting a speed and volume limit. Rear parking sensors are optional on all trims except in the Titanium where it is standard. Another optional safety feature is a blind-spot warning system with cross-traffic alert.

The 2014 has a price range of $23,100-$29,100 depending on the trim. The Titanium trim has a lower price compared to earlier models, which is definitely welcome to SUV lovers.  Driving tests show the Escape is pretty capable, capable of pretty steep climbs while still remaining relatively quiet inside.