Best Family SUVs for Washougal, WA Drivers

a family enjoying a 2018 Ford SUV in the great outdoors


Does your family need a dependable new SUV to tackle your daily to-do list? Whether you need room for your family to grow, or the latest safety features to keep your passengers protected, Ford has an SUV for you. With so many impressive options in the SUV lineup, the experts at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA have highlighted the key features of the most popular Ford models. Continue reading below to learn which Ford SUV has the features that meet your needs.

To speak directly to a product specialist at any time during business hours, please call our Ford dealership in Washougal, WA at (877) 299-1138.


All Ford SUVs are available with the SYNC® infotainment system that allows you to connect to your vehicle on a whole new level. Tech-savvy drivers will enjoy features such as the 10-speaker Sony® audio systems, power outlets, and remote start systems. Take a look at the table below to learn about the additional tech features a Ford SUV has to offer.

2018 Ford Expedition

Key technology features include:

  • Wi-Fi® Hotspot
  • B&O Play™ prelim audio system
  • Dual-headrest rear-seat entertainment system
  • Six USB ports with center console wireless charging


2018 Ford Flex

Key technology features include:

  • Navigation system with SiriusXM™ Traffic
  • Travel Link®
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Apply CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility


2018 Ford Edge

Key technology features include:

  • Front 180-degree camera with washer
  • SiriusXM® radio
  • Rain-sensing wipers with auto-dimming exterior mirrors


2018 Ford Escape

Key technology features include:

  • Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • SiriusXM® Traffic
  • Travel Link®
  • 2018 Ford Explorer
  • Sony® premium audio system
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Charging USB ports


Another technology feature available with several Ford SUVs is FordPass™, a smartphone application that allows you to use the SYNC® technology in your vehicle to find parking, locate your vehicle, and compare fuel prices. Additional FordPass™ features include:

  • Reserve and pay for parking
  • Receive key vehicle information and schedule a service
  • Lock, unlock, and start your vehicle remotely
  • Schedule a time to start your vehicle

Seating and Cargo Space

Do you have a growing family? With seating for up to eight passengers, the Ford SUV lineup has the diverse space your lifestyle requires. Select SUV models also come equipped with features such as a hands-free liftgate, 60/40 split folding seats, and a Second Row EasyFold® rear seat back release. To learn more about the cargo space each model has to offer, take a look at the table below.

Ford SUV

Max. Passenger Capacity

Passenger Volume

Cargo Volume behind First Row

Cargo Volume behind Second Row

2018 Ford Expedition


171.9 cu. ft.

104.6 cu. ft.

57.5 cu. ft.

2018 Ford Flex


155.8 cu. ft.

83.2 cu.-ft.

43.2 cu. ft.

2018 Ford Edge


113.9 cu. ft.

73.4 cu. ft.

39.2 cu. ft.

2018 Ford Escape


98.7 cu. ft.

68 cu. ft.

34 cu. ft.

2018 Ford Explorer


151.5 cu. ft.

81.7 cu. ft.

43.9 cu. ft.

Safety Features

Ford is known for engineering some of the safest vehicles available. Safety-conscious drivers will appreciate the cutting edge features such as a rearview camera, Brake Assist, and the SOS Post-Crash Alert System™.

The Ford Safe and Smart™ package is also available with select Ford SUV models such as the Ford Escape, Edge, and contains a host of driver convenience features you need to stay protected while on the road. The safety features included with this package include:

  • Driver-activated front rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
  • BLIS®(Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support 
SYNC 3 Technology in 2018 Ford SUVs 

Why Choose a Ford SUV

Choosing a Ford SUV is a safe and reliable choice for you and your family. At Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA, we have an expansive new inventory of Ford SUVs for you to select from. Our team is dedicated to helping you make an excellent choice for your new vehicle. The best way to know if a particular Ford model is right for you is by getting behind the wheel! Schedule your test drive by calling our dealership at (877) 299-1138, or by filling out our online form.

A family enjoying a ride in their 2018 Ford SUV. 

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