Why the 2018 Ford Expedition’s Size Makes it an Ideal Choice for Families

2018 White Ford Expedition | Lake Shore Ford When a large SUV is needed to accommodate your growing family, check out the space and features offered in the 2018 Ford Expedition. With plenty of room to handle your entire family and everything that comes with them, you and your family will find several reasons to love the Expedition.

Versatile Interior

No matter what type of passenger and cargo situation you’re facing, the Ford Expedition can handle it. With seating for up to eight people, the Expedition has room to carry everyone in your family. Plus, you can easily adjust the interior to suit your needs for that trip. The available tip-and-slide second-row seats make it easy for third-row passengers to get in and out of the vehicle. The second-row seats also fold flat to provide space for hauling cargo or to give passengers in the third row a limousine-like experience.

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5 Most Fuel Efficient 2018 Ford Models

2018 Blue Ford Edge | Lake Shore FordFord manufactures several vehicles that bring a smile to drivers who prize fuel efficiency. Though this lineup includes a few smaller hybrid and electric options, the company also produces some compact SUVs that offer competitive mileage. Check out these five Ford models that offer great fuel efficiency.

2018 Focus Electric

Though this vehicle is only available at Ford EV Certified Dealers in select states, it boasts incredible fuel efficiency. It’s an all-electric, emission-free vehicle that runs on an electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery. The vehicle simply needs to be plugged in when it’s running on empty. The Focus Electric delivers an astounding equivalent of 118 miles per gallon in the city and 96 on the highway. It starts at $29,120.

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Get the Party Started With a 2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Red Ford Fiesta in Burns Harbor, IN | Lake Shore FordThe 2018 Ford Fiesta is an exciting vehicle that offers plenty of power and capabilities. When you’re ready to get the party started, discover even more about the performance and features you’ll find when you get behind the wheel of the Fiesta.

Plenty of Exterior Style

The Ford Fiesta comes in either a sporty hatchback or fun sedan. No matter which model you decide on, you’ll enjoy stylish exterior features that include a chrome upper grille, halogen headlights, capless fuel filler, and solar tinted glass. Another stylish addition that’s available on higher trim levels is a spoiler. Plus, if you go up in trim levels, you’ll enjoy conveniences that include fog lamps and heated side mirrors with built-in turn signal indicators. Finally, the hatchback version of the Fiesta also comes standard with a rear windshield wiper.

Power and Performance

Every 2018 Ford Fiesta except the top-of-the-line ST model comes with a 1.6-liter engine that’s responsive and powerful. The Fiesta ST upgrades the engine to a direct-injected 1.6-liter EcoBoost that generates 197 horsepower and 202 pound-feet of torque. If you love the feel and control of a manual transmission, the Fiesta S and SE come standard with a five-speed manual transmission, and the ST has a six-speed manual transmission. If you prefer the convenience of an automatic, the Fiesta Titanium offers a six-speed automatic transmission.

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5 Best Family-Friendly Ford Cars and SUVs

2017 White Ford Explorer Platinum SUV in Burns Harbor, IN | Lake Shore FordNo matter what size family you have, you can find a Ford car or SUV that offers the features you want. When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, consider one of these top family-friendly vehicles available from Ford.

Ford Fusion

Choose the 2018 Ford Fusion, and you’ll enjoy driving around in a mid-size sedan that offers plenty of style. On the outside, the Fusion comes standard with sharp features that include LED taillights and solar tinted glass. Inside you’ll appreciate the unique rotary gear shift dial, which takes up less space than a traditional gear shift. This means you’ll have more room for a conveniently placed USB port and cupholders. Other impressive standard features inside the Focus include a push-button start and integrated audio controls on the steering wheel.

Ford Explorer

If you need a vehicle that can keep up with your family’s adventures, turn to the 2018 Ford Explorer. The available 3.5-liter V-6 EcoBoost engine generates an impressive 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. It also comes with the terrain management system, which lets you choose from gravel, grass, snow, or sand, so you know you’re always getting the best performance for the conditions you’re facing. Plus, when properly equipped, your Explorer can tow up to 5,000 pounds, so you can even bring along a few extra toys on your next family getaway.

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