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2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton is even more appealing than its predecessors. New features include automatic headlights and second-row heated seats on the Limited trim. The Ford Explorer is one of the iconic SUVs that helped to influence Americans to embrace and love SUVs. Since its inception in 1991, it has been a best-seller because of its durability, fuel economy, reliability, unique design, power, off-road abilities and other numerous attributes; these have made it stand out as superior among other crossover SUVs. Its front fascia is quite appealing with its signature large grille and curved headlamps. The cabin of the Ford Explorer is upscale and spacious; amazingly, it comes with three-row seating, and is able to accommodate up to seven passengers, which is something you will not see often in a crossover. Its carlike unibody construction provides a comfortable ride no matter what terrain upon which the Explorer drives.

 2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton comes with the following engine choices: the first is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque, which pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine will be found in all trims except the Sport. Front-wheel drive is standard, while four-wheel drive is optional. AWD models comes with Ford’s Terrain Management System, which utilizes a selectable four-mode system that competently optimizes traction electronically. The 4WD Explorer Limited can sprint from zero to 60 mph in 8.3 seconds. A front-drive V6 Explorer achieves a fuel economy rating of 17 mpg in the city/24 mpg on the highway. The second engine option for the 2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton, which is optional for all FWD models,  is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. It links with a six-speed automatic transmission. Its fuel economy rates at 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway. The third engine option, which comes with the Sport, is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that rates at 365 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque. It links with a six-speed automatic. All Sport trim models come with all-wheel drive. It has a fuel economy rating of 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.

 

Some of the safety features that comes the 2014 Ford Explorer Available in Renton include trailer sway control, stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, front seat side airbags, a front passenger knee airbag and Ford’s Curve Control, which is designed to monitor speed when the Explorer is cornering and reduce it if necessary.

2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton is a full-size SUV that is smart, capable & comfortable. It is also one of the largest SUVs on the road today. It is built on Ford’s full-size pick-up truck platform; this hints at just how impressive its off-road abilities are. Its towing capacity is also quite outstanding as compared to the other full-size SUVs in its segment; it is able to tow up to 9,200 pounds. It also has a comfortable and spacious cabin. The 2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton comes with three rows of seats, and can accommodate up to nine passengers, making it favorite for large families. For those who need cargo space, the Expedition also offers much more than most. The regular-size Expedition offers up to 108 cubic feet of cargo space, while the Expedition EL takes it up to a maximum of 130 cubic feet. Despite the pickup truck platform, the Expedition offers a silky-smooth ride whether when driving on muddy or rocky trails or on tarmac; this is because its new mechanical load-leveling rear suspension has been tuned to cushion the cabin from all bumps on the road.

 2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton is offered in two body styles: the regular and the extended-wheelbase EL. Both of these are come in three trims: XLT, Limited and King Ranch. Some of the standard features found in the XLT include 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, automatic headlights, running boards, rear parking sensors, a roof rack, heated mirrors, power rear-quarter windows, integrated blind-spot mirrors, keyless entry, cruise control, cloth upholstery, air-conditioning, a six-way power driver seat, a sliding and reclining second-row seat, power-adjustable pedals, a fold-flat third-row seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped tilt-only steering wheel, Ford’s voice-operated Sync system, and a six-speaker sound system.

 

A 5.4-liter V8 engine that generates 310 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque, powers the 2014 Ford Expedition Available in Renton. It is linked to a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, with all-wheel drive that has low-range gearing being optional. The rear-wheel drive Expedition has been rated to have a fuel economy of 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway.

2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton is one of the best selling vehicles in the expanding small crossover car segment. As such, Ford has changed nearly all aspects of the Escape from the previous year, which has resulted in a more capable and stylish car that has a host of technology, safety as well as efficiency upgrades. Some of the new features for the crossover as concerns the exterior include a steeply raked windshield and a character line across both of the flanks. There is also detailing under the hood, which highlights the blue oval badge that is in the grille. When it comes to driving impressions, the engine of 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton packs quite a punch, and will satisfy most average speed junkies. It also handles like a dream.

2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.5 liter four cylinder engine that is good for about 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. There is also an option of a 1.6 liter ‘EcoBoost’ engine, which produces 178 horsepower and 184 pounds per foot of torque. The EcoBoost engines make their power from the help of turbo charging as well as direct fuel injection. In addition, exclusive to the EcoBoost motors is an active grille shutter system, which opens the slats of the grille when extra cooling air is required; at highway speeds, the slats close in order to improve the driving aerodynamics and bring out some extra mileage from the car. Along with each of the engines, is an efficient six speed automatic transmission. This allows manual gear changes from a switch that is located on the left side of the gear selector.

Other key technologies that come with the 2014 Ford Escape Available in Renton include cruise control, which slows the vehicle down when the vehicle is cornering too fast. It also has torque-vectoring control that initiates brakes on the rear wheel and provides balanced handling when the road is twisty. The safety features include dual front, and full-length side curtain airbags plus traction and stability systems.

2014 Ford Edge Available in Renton

The look of the 2014 Ford Edge Available in Renton is modern, stylish and futuristic, featuring a large chrome grill, smaller headlights, and pleasing contours; it takes your breath away. It considered to be among the best new cars of 2014. Just like the exterior, the interior has been skillfully designed to offer exceptional comfort. Upon scrutiny, the cabin can be said to be fault-free, coming with an abundance of premium features that give it a luxurious, smooth and sophisticated look.

 2014 Ford Edge Available in Renton

The 2014 Ford Edge available in Renton is offered in the following trims: SE, SEL, Limited and Sport. Standard features for the SE include a V6 engine, air-conditioning, 17-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, a trip computer, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a six-speaker sound system, and reclining rear seats. Optional features include the Sync voice-command interface and satellite radio. A Convenience package adds sub-floor cargo organizer, automatic headlights, rear parking sensors, exterior keypad entry, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The SEL trim adds an eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar, exterior keypad entry, 18-inch wheels, a USB port, ambient lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel  and an “EasyFold” second-row seat. In addition, most of the above, the Limited comes with 18-inch chrome wheels, an eight-way power passenger seat, heated mirrors, and a 12-speaker Sony sound system that has HD radio. The Edge Sport crowns it all with all the above plus 22-inch wheels, special exterior styling, a more powerful V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, and the Sony sound system.

 

A 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 285 horsepower along with 253 pound-feet of torque, powers the SE, SEL, and Limited models of the 2014 Ford Edge available in Renton. Front-wheel drive is standard, as well as a six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is optional. With front-wheel drive, this engine achieves a fuel economy of 19 mpg in the city, and 27 mpg on the highway. Another option for these three trims is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine dubbed EcoBoost; it generates 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. This engine is only offered with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The Ecoboost can sprint from zero to 60mph in just 8.4 seconds, and boasts an impressive fuel economy of 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The Edge Sport comes with a fierce 3.7-liter V6 engine that puts out a remarkable 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.