If you are on the market for a new family car, then you will be glad to know that Ford has many options for you to take a look at. The needs of people have changed and the company has been paying attention to those changes and ensuring that you get the best possible family cars. Here are some of the vehicles that you should be looking at the next time you are looking for a new car at a Ford dealership near you.
Ford Fusion Hybrid
Hybrid cars are no longer the small vehicles that they used to be. Ford has been making changes and the latest is the Ford Fusion Hybrid which was rated the best in its class for fuel economy. Take a look at the SE Hybrid which gives you 47 miles per gallon both in city and highway. You also get ecofriendly seating, Sirius satellite radio and other features which come standard that you would have to pay a lot for in other cars.
Coming in 2013 you will be able to get the Fusion Energy which will be the one car that you definitely want to get. With this car, you will get a combination of a gas engine with a high voltage battery. The lithium ion battery will give the car enough power to go all electric in short commutes but you do not have to worry about long commutes because once the battery has depleted, the car automatically switches to the gas engine.
If you have a larger family, then you may want to try the Ford Flex SEL. The Flex SEL seats seven very comfortably and it gives you city/highway 18/25 miles per gallon. You also get climate control, AM/FM stereo, MP3 capabilities and 6 speakers. The Flex is very comfortable and your family will love going on longer rides in it. The starting price for the Flex SEL is $33,300 with additional features available which you can get at the time of purchase.
The Ford Taurus SHO
The Ford Taurus at one point was not exciting to say the least but as time passed by, Ford paid more attention to their Taurus model and now the Ford SHO is a very exciting car to drive. The starting price is $39,300 and you will get 17/25 city/highway miles per gallon. The engine in the SHO is a 3.5 liter EcoBoost and it has a sport tune suspension. Take it for a test ride to see how different Ford has made the Taurus.
Ford Escape SEL
The Ford Escape SEL starts at $28,170 and it gives you 23/33 city/highway miles per gallon. It is perfect for people who live in colder weather as it gives you heated exterior mirrors and great handling in winter weather. The Escape SEL seats 5 very comfortably and should be test driven by people with a family looking for a car to take the whole crew. Head to your Ford dealer and test drive the newest model today.
Trixxie loves to write on Automotive niche and drives a Ford herself. While researching for this article she found Thomson Ford Dealer to be one of Australia’s Leading Dealers in Ford Cars.