Best Ford Vehicles For Long Commutes

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Many people in and around Ayden, NC, must travel each day for work and other activities. If you’re one of these commuters, you can’t do without a reliable, safe vehicle to get you to and from your destination.

There are plenty of choices available when it’s time to shop for a new vehicle. However, some choices stand above the rest for longer daily trips. Explore these and make the right choice for your needs.

2022 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is no stranger to the road. This model has been around since 1990. There’s a lot to like about the new Explorer. For instance, it has a combined miles per gallon of 24, which is good for a car in its class. However, there is also a hybrid version that gets 27 miles per gallon. It’s also capable of towing up to 5,300 pounds. This is thanks largely to its V6 engine.

On long trips to work and back home, you’ll want to have entertainment options. Moreover, you’ll need to stay connected online. Thankfully, this new model has USB ports, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Ford CoPilot360. The safety features are excellent too. For example, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you have adaptive cruise control, evasive steering assist, and lane-centering assist, among others, at your disposal.

2020 Ford Escape

Another great choice of Ford vehicles for commutes is the 2020 Escape. This compact crossover SUV is common on the roads for commuters for many reasons. To begin with, it gets 28 miles per gallon. Specifically, it gets 31 miles per gallon on the highway. The 1.5-liter 12-valve 3-cylinder engine puts out 180 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Inside, you’ll have plenty of room for passengers. There are 33.5 cubic feet of cargo space when all the seats are in place. There are 65.4 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity.

You’ll have 40 inches of headroom and 42.4 inches of legroom in the front seats. This comfortable ride includes cruise control, electric power steering, and keyless ignition. You’ll like the single-zone front climate control and the overhead console with storage.

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2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E

For long commutes, this sporty Ford model is an intriguing possibility. It’s a crossover EV, so you can expect good fuel economy. But wait until you see what it can do. For example, it gets an amazing combined fuel economy of 100 miles per gallon. It is loaded with technology, such as CarPlay, Android Auto, and Wi-Fi capability. You’ll also have excellent safety features, including steering assist and rear cross-traffic alert.

You can pick the right commuting vehicle that suits you best. Come to Doug Henry Ford of Ayden in Ayden, NC, today to test drive one.

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