The Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and has been developing cars, SUVs and trucks that have graced driveways and roadways coast to coast. We’ll take a quick glance at the highly sought after top seven Ford vehicles in 2017 that includes cars, sports cars and SUVs.
1. Ford Escape
Ford has widened the new local Ford Escape range that is providing eight versions now covering three categories – diesel, petrol and an option of front or all-wheel drive. The Escape is now more graceful, sportier and is ready to take any challenge that’s thrown at it. The Escape is a demonstration of Fords newest exceptional innovation – whether in the town or on a weekend family adventure trip, the Escape’s new exterior design easily surpasses the rest.
The Escape provides you with an option of ultra-modern EcoBoost engines that are specifically designed to make you spend less time at the fuel station and more time exploring. Balanced with a quintessentially modish and comfy cabin, the Ford Escape is all geared up to have some bracing merriment. To get live traffic updates on the 8-inch capacitive touch screen, just Sync to favourite apps like Spotify.
Alert, agile and more than capable of undertaking any harsh road conditions – almost nothing is out of bounds to the Escape. Above everything else, the safety of your family is vital to you. The Escape gives you the ultimate peace of mind with advanced safety features as standard in addition to the 7 airbags.
2. Ford Focus
The Ford Focus gets recognition for its smooth drive, well-designed interior, strong safety ratings and sporty manoeuvring. The Focus upholds its value as a capable car that’s affordable. All three Focus engines have a stop-and-start system, which reduces the fuel intake in the city. The engine is turned off when you stop your vehicle and resume when you press the accelerator to continue with your drive.
Focus Trend and Sports variants come with a 6-speed manual or optional 6-speed automatic gearbox. The automatic is a conventional design that speeds off gracefully from the rest, which shifts smoothly and makes city driving a breeze. The Focus Titanium is only available in the auto variant. The Focus ST and RS, both are driver-centred performance models that come with 6-speed manual gearboxes only.
3. Ford Edge
In this competitive segment, Ford Edge is one of the best Ford vehicles. The midsize SUV, Ford Edge brags of a powerful engine, smooth handling, solid safety and superior fuel efficiency. This family SUV has an impressive tech and different engine options. It comes in 4 variants viz. Trend, Sport, Titanium and Titanium Plus. It also features all-wheel drive and seven seats across the range.
The whole range will be equipped with a single 2.0-litre turbocharged, 4-cylinder diesel engine that renders 140 kW of power and 400 Nm of torque, ingesting a combined 5.9 litres per 100 km. The range will only be run through an 8-speed automatic gearbox and it will come with a 2000 kg of braked towing capacity. The Ford Edge will be available to the Australian markets from 2018.
4. Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger is built to accomplish. The Ford ranger’s refined technology assists you to keep speed with any kind of task regardless of where you’re – whether on the work location or enjoying a weekend at one of the outback. The fuel competent 2.2L TDCi diesel engine is powerful whereas the next generation 3.2L TDCi is economical. Interior loaded with innovative features, the Ford Ranger renders a bold front end. With a range of cab styles and brilliant safety credentials, there’s a Ranger to match every need.
The Ford Ranger is the most sophisticated truck ever seen in Australia, which comes bundled with the newest technology and features to assist you in working intelligently and playing all the more harder.
5. Ford EcoSport
The EcoSport is the right size car who loves the height and SUV feel. The EcoSport is available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium trim levels in Australia; all the models get an option between a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic. The 3-cylinder turbo engine available in the EcoBoost is a spirited unit that works brilliantly with the car, which has won engine of the year awards. The Ford EcoSport renders exceptional safety with 7 airbags and electronic stability control. It has a solid character, is very practical with the Microsoft SYNC Bluetooth system for hands-free calls and music, and folding rear seats.
6. Ford Falcon FG X
The FG X Falcon’s revolutionary array of engines can render the power you did expect from a large car with the fuel costs and CO2 you did expect from a smaller car. With a new design, the FG X Falcon continues to provide customers with an option of opulent sleek style with the G-Series range and sports performance style with the XR range. With dynamic stability control and side curtain airbags, working together with its extraordinary handling capabilities, it’s designed to keep you and your family safer than ever. Falcon was the first Australian manufactured car that bagged a 5-star ANCAP safety rating – that’s why it isn’t a surprise the FG X Falcon continues this tradition.
7. Ford Mustang
The Ford Mustang delivered to Australia is a 2-door, 4-seat coupe rendered in both manual and automatic with two different engine choices – a 5.0-litre V8 ‘Coyote’ in the GT trim and a 2.3-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost. You can also choose a convertible roof with the auto transmission. The Mustang has a total of 8 airbags – knee airbags for the passenger and the driver, airbags in front of the driver and passenger, side curtain airbags to protect the heads of both front and rear-seat passengers, and thorax airbags either side of the driver and passenger to shield their upper bodies from side-impacts.
As the Mustang drives past, the Mustang genuinely is a visually striking car from the outside. It has a completely huge bonnet and the striking masculine design stretches right over the range from the base trim to the GT, which is a credit to Ford. Within its price range, the Mustang is one of the most sensational and attractive cars.