Choosing the Right SUV in Washougal, WA

 


Ford has a phenomenal lineup of SUVs for you to choose from. From the compact 2017 Ford Edge to the full-sized 2017 Ford Expedition, there is sure to be a model that will meet your needs. But which one has the power, safety features, and technology you're looking for? Read on to find out. Once you do, be sure to browse the new inventory at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA or read about it in detail by visiting the model review hub.

 

How Do Ford SUVs Perform? 

What kind of driving experience are you looking for? Do you want an agile, sedan-like feel? A compact Ford such as the nimble Escape is what you're looking for. Do you need a powerful engine to do light towing for you? The 2017 Expedition has the greatest towing capability: up to 9,200 lbs. And passing slow pokes will be a piece of cake thanks to the engine line up. Check out engine specs below to see which one meets your needs.

 

SUV

Escape

Edge

Flex

Explorer

Expedition

Engine

2.0L EcoBoost® I4

3.5L Ti-VCT V6

3.5L Ti-VCT V6

3.5L EcoBoost V6

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Horsepower

245 HP

280 HP

287 HP

356 HP

365 HP

Torque

275 lb.-ft.

250 lb.-ft.

254 lb.-ft.

350 lb.-ft.

420 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing

3,500 lbs.

3,500 lbs.

4,500 lbs.

5,000 lbs.

9,200 lbs.

 

 

Will My Family Fit in a Ford SUV? 

That depends on your family. The most spacious of the Ford SUV lineup is the 2017 Expedition. It's a large SUV with seating for eight passengers. All three rows offer enough leg and elbowroom thanks to its 168.3 cu. ft. of passenger volume. If you're a family of up to five and want a compact SUV, the 2017 Ford Edge is your best bet, offering 113.9 cu. ft. of passenger volume. The only way to be sure is to take the family for a test drive at our Ford dealership in Washougal, WA.

 

Interior capacities are as follows: 

SUV

Escape

Edge

Flex

Explorer

Expedition

Passenger Volume

98.7 cu. ft.

113.9 cu. ft.

155.8 cu. ft.

151.5 cu. ft.

168.3 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row

68 cu. ft.

73.4 cu. ft.

83.2 cu. ft.

81.7 cu. ft.

130.8 cu. ft.

Rear Cargo Volume

34 cu. ft.

39.2 cu. ft.

20 cu. ft.

21 cu. ft.

42.6 cu. ft.

Seating Capacity

5

5

7

7

8

 

Are Ford SUVs Safe?

Yes! Features that help you before and after a collision such as rearview camera, SOS Post-Crash Alert System™, and AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ are standard on Ford SUVs. The SOS Post-Crash Alert System™ engages when a collision that deploys the airbags occurs. It flashes your hazard lights and beeps the horn to alert passersby, drawing attention so you can get help or they can safely navigate around you.

 

When it comes to driving aids, there are packages available to add the following features to your Ford SUV: 

  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning with brake support
  • Lane-Keeping System

 

What Technology Features Are Offered?

Whether seamless connectivity or optimal comfort is your priority, Ford SUVs have what you need. The intuitive and responsive SYNC® 3 infotainment system with an 8-in. LCD touchscreen is available to help you communicate and listen to your favorite music seamlessly via Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™, and voice recognition.

 

Additional available technology includes:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Paddle shifters
  • SiriusXM® Radio
  • 10-way power, heated and ventilated front seats
  • 12-speaker Sony audio system
  • Remote start
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Hands-free power liftgate

 

Test Drive a Ford SUV in Washougal, WA

Now that you know which Ford SUV meets your needs, browse our new inventory and schedule a test drive at our Ford dealership. If you have questions that need answers, give the team at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA a call at (877) 299-1138.


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