2013 Ford Explorer: Fuel Efficient with High-Class Cabin

The 2013 Ford Explorer by far, is the most efficient and upscale Explorer to this day. It is also equipped with the most advanced technologies there is for a large crossover SUV. The Sport, as with others may call the new Ford Explorer edition comes in with a firmer suspension tuning, revised steering for a better road fell and special interior and exterior trim details. Ford’s 2013 edition of Ford Explorer went the transition from a truck – based chassis to a unibody design for a more spacious structure. The design has also reduced some weight giving the SUV with more efficacy and handling for its fuel source. The Explorer also comes with a standard 290 – horsepower V6. It also has 17-inch steel wheels, a privacy glass, an integrated blind spot mirrors and roof rails.

The new design of 2013 Ford Explorer inside has a stylish, well-furnished space that can accommodate up to seven passengers. It is furnished with upscale features and a high-quality interior with innovative features such as touchscreen – based MyFord Touch and an advanced voice-activated Sync system. The dashboard feels soft to touch and its switchgear works with accuracy.

The new Ford Explorer is built with a standard stability and traction control with trailer sway control. It also has front side airbags and side curtain airbags. It also has a front passenger knee airbag and MyKey that gives parents the capacity to specify limits for the speed of the vehicle as well as stereo volume. Its stability control includes Ford’s Curve Control that monitors speed when in a corner and will automatically decelerate if needed.

2013 Lincoln MKZ: Your Entry Level Luxurious Car

A luxurious car that couldn’t get any better, the 2013 Lincoln MKZ is one car you sure you would want to have for your next car expense. You sure wouldn’t want to take your eyes off with the new Lincoln MKZ edition from its luxurious aura from outside to its sophisticated milieu inside. The exterior look of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ is very well synchronize with elegance to give out a look of an extensive roofline that streams down to its remarkable split wing grille. Your wheel selection may range from the standard 18 – inch to its three 19 – inch options. Its elevated side mirrors are like diamonds shimmering the splendid crown.

The sophistication of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ doesn’t only end in its outside, but is more visible inside. Its interior features offer its riders with flawless craftsmanship with clear depictions of detail specifics. Inside is the MyLincoln Touch which is integrated and seamlessly trimmed with world – class leather and wood.

The car is integrated with a Lane Keeping System that makes use of a camera located on the back of the rearview mirror to monitor the lane markers ahead of the car. You can also opt to use the radar – based adaptive cruise control system which includes a collision – warning function that features brake – support. It also has other standard safety features such as airbags and more.

The MKZ, unfortunately, lacks a pure electric option and may not be as good as other entry level luxury cars. Nonetheless, the new Lincoln MKZ more than makes up for this and is designed with a more striking look. It is powered with superb engines and equipped with advanced convenience and safety innovations. Users may also opt to have its hybrid version.

2013 Ford Expedition: To Buy or Not to Buy?

As with other SUVs, Ford’s Explorer has long been known to be truck-like, but as it goes through time it becomes more family-oriented car truck. The 2013 Ford Expedition isn’t at all fresh, as it is just a carry – over to the Ford Expedition 2012. The latest version of Ford Expedition makes use of a 5.4L V-8 engine with power @ 5,100 rpm and makes use of 6-spd auto w/OD transmission. Its interior features are almost the same as its predecessor with few subpanels and trim pieces at squarish and straight edges. Outside, the 2013 Ford Expedition still remained to be of rounded style in its details – something that has been its feature since 2007.

Should you wish to buy one, here are some pros and cons you might want to consider first.

Pros

  • It is equipped with Control Trac 4WD system giving users a sure footed traction especially when the road becomes slippery.
  • Its individual rear suspension gives users a smooth drive.
  • Makes use of V8 engine rendering it with the right acceleration and passing power.
  • Its towing capacity is at 9,200 pounds.
  • Has flexible seating arrangement for customization.
  • Lots of leg and head room for its passengers.
  • It is equipped with safety features giving drivers and passengers their own peace of mind.
  • Its rear cargo management system keeps things from sliding.

Cons

  • Fuel inefficient but at in an acceptable range for this type of car.
  • It is expensive, especially when you decide to add more packages and options.
  • Its parking sensor and rearview camera are only given as an option but not really part of the vehicle.
  • The touchscreens are small and may seem to be out of place for a spacious car like this.

Driving the European Way with the 2013 Ford Edge

Looking for a midsize crossover? The 2013 Ford Edge has got what you want for a crossover and more! Its new built-in features and European savvy style of driving had helped it garner the top spot when it comes to midsize crossover. The 5-seater midsize crossover comes in four different editions: the SE, SEL, Limited and Sport trim Levels. Each of the editions is designed with specific features that suit its user’s preferences.

When the compared to the interiors Ford Edge 2011 had with the latest version, nothing is really new except that it now has better materials, softer touch plastics and a better physical appearance with less block shapes.

The front seats of the Ford Edge 2013 has better support for trips that will take longer hours. Its reclining outboard seats are shaped nicely and provide enough legroom. The middle seat however, is only good for short trips because of its slab back seat. Cargo capacity of this midsize crossover is 32 cubic feet and a maximum capacity of 69 cubic feet.

Aside from its modern look and European driving style, the 2013 Ford Edge is equipped with the new MyFord Touch. This new technology is composed of three display screens equipped with the capacity to follow commands for functions of audio, phone and navigation. The commands this technology follows are instructions made through voice, touch controls or buttons found on the steering wheel. Other features include a standard rearview camera, Sony sound system and HD radio.

Safe use of the 2013 Ford Edge is guaranteed through its standard full-length curtain airbags, stability control, blind spot monitoring, cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and collision warning options.

Size and Style Are Yours with the 2013 Lincoln MKT

Among the biggest reasons for getting an SUV has to do with the combination of size as well as style for those who find the bulkiness of vans and the confined spaces of cars unappealing. But with all things considered, not every SUV model is going to be the same and there are bound to be those which are superior from the rest. This fact is easily made evident by the 2013 Lincoln MKT with its innovative features, efficient use of fuel and stylishly beautiful exterior.

As a crossover SUV, you would think that the MKT might look bulky and ungainly, but that assumption is way off base since this is one vehicle wherein size does not detract from grace. With a front grille that resembles the wings of an angel, stylish rims, a gracefully accommodating skin and a frankly arresting shape, the MKT was built to catch the eyes of onlookers.

One might think that having a wood addition to the interior design will not add that much of a difference, but such a subtle touch actually gives the MKT a classically beautiful nature. When mixed along with lavishly comfortable seating materials, perfectly balanced temperature adjustments, a heated steering wheel and some very flexible seats, you have the ultimate in SUV interior comfort. The sound system is also top of the line, so entertainment does not fall short.

Perhaps one of the greatest things about the MKT is its perfect steering system that makes bumps feel nonexistent. You can ride it up a rocky slop and you would not even feel it. Turning is effortless, gas use is efficient and it has plenty of power to make your skin tingle.

Outperform Everyone Else with the 2013 Ford F-150

When it comes to trucks, the key features that you should be gauging is how tough it is, how powerful it is, and how long it will serve you since those will determine how useful a truck is going to be. Unfortunately though, balance dictates that one or two of those three will outdo whatever is left so you really can’t say that you are getting the whole package. That is, except for the 2013 Ford F-150, one of the few trucks out there that can really give you what you want.

When talking about trucks that look tough aside from being tough, the F-150 certainly outclasses the rest since the design makes it look like a tank would lose in a head-on collision with it. Unbelievably sturdy, the armor of the F-150 was meant to withstand the most difficult tasks demanded of it, which is great news for those who spend a great deal of time driving around or hauling stuff.

Despite what the exterior may make people think, the interior of the F-150 is actually quite cozy and comfortable. The space is enough for an effortlessly comfortable driving experience and the inside is muffled too so you will not have to suffer noises from the outside. You will also get some pretty standard technological hardware that brings trucks to the twenty-first century.

As one of the most powerful trucks on the planet, you can expect plenty of juice from the F-150 for your everyday lifting, dragging, towing and hauling experience that will not even make it whine. Despite its power though, the F-150 is one efficient machine, so you will not have to spend too much on gas.

2013 Ford Flex: Bold, Beautiful and Incredibly Safe

Since its release in 2008, Ford Flex wasn’t that much of a sale magnet. Its boxy structure made it either a hit or a miss for many people. For some, it is way fashionable and even a better pick for a cross-country tip. As compared to other crossovers available in the market, the 2013 Ford Flex makes more sense and even more stylish and resembles more of the Explorer. When you have to look at the new Ford Flex, you would think of it as closely similar with mini-cooper, a bigger version of it or perhaps a moving refrigerator that is why many car buyers would turn to other options.

The design of the 2013 Ford Flex is furnished with remarkably great design, equipped with strong performance and spacious, comfortable interior. The features of the new Ford Flex closely resembles like that of the Ford Explorer.

The 2013 Ford Flex measures 202 inches long with a 118-inch wheelbase, making it easy for drivers and owners to park and drive around the city. The seats on both the first and second rows are comfortable and cozy with a limousine-type direction.

The new edition of Ford Flex is one of the safest vehicles to drive around. Its comprehensive safety package includes six airbags, anti-lock brakes and stability control with anti-rollover technology. It also has a rearview parking sensors, blind-spot warning system and adaptive cruise control. It also has an inflatable second-row seat belts, adaptive cruise control and a blind-spot monitoring to keep the driver and the passengers safe all the time.

If you are looking for a family car that isn’t only about bold looks but also of great space with excellent features and safety integrations, then 2013 Ford Flex should be one of your considerations. Bold, Beautiful and Safe.

MyLincoln Touch is the Star of the 2013 Lincoln MKX

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Lincoln decided that the 2013 MKX doesn’t need to change too much because it is still superb when it comes to performance and looks. The major update that Lincoln fitted to the 2013 MKX is the MyLincoln Touch system firmware update. The screens are now streamlined resulting to a simpler and easier system to navigate. In 2011, MKX was given a new sheet metal and powertrains plus a luxurious interior making the MyLincoln Touch system as the center of it all. This crossover remains unchanged including its grille, conservative lines and nice cabin. The system now has a bigger LCD touchscreen made of upscale materials – a combination of wood, leather and metallic trim.

The 2013 MKX is equipped with a 3.7-liter V-6 engine with six-speed automatic transmission rated at 305 horsepower. This is the powertrain that Mustang also has but riding the 2013 MKX is quieter because of the thicker glass. This engine can take you from 0 to 60 mph in 8.0 seconds; top speed is up to 125 mph in that short span of time.

This Lincoln crossover can fit 5 adults comfortably with front seats that have good support and telescoping steering making any driver comfortable in whatever driving position he prefers. There’s heating upfront and for the second row, too. There’s storage in the console, door panels and glovebox for smaller items.

Safety-wise, you will not go wrong with the 2013 MKX because it is one of the safest vehicles there is. The NHTSA awards it with four stars overall while the IIHS calls it a Top Safety Pick. Standard safety features include control and curtain airbags, blind-spot monitors and a rearview camera. The star of the 2013 MKX is the MyLincoln Touch. The navigation system is Bluetooth-controlled and voice-activated.

2013 Lincoln MKS is No Eyesore!

You can make people drop their jaws and raise their eyebrows with the 2013 Lincoln MKS, an excellently crafted sedan. Under the MKS’ hood is either a 3.7L 24-Valve Ti-VCT V6 engine with 304 hp at 6500 rpm or a 3.5L Twin Turbo Charged Direct Injection EcoBoost™ V6 engine with 365 hp at 5500 rpm. Between the two, the TI-VCT engine can save you more fuel, with an estimate of 18 mpg in the city and 26-27 mpg on the highway, giving you a lot of speed without paying that much fuel.

The MKS’ exterior design shall captivate you with its gestures. With its newly-designed split-wing grille, dual panel moon roof, Adaptive HID headlamps that will illuminate your every ride with highly-defined light, Light-Emitting Diode tail lamps that tells everyone to stop and stare at it, and a variety of wheels that will support its speed and will give you additional good-looks, a 2013 Lincoln MKS is born.

If the exterior impressed you that much, wait for the interior. Inside the MKS is the SYNC with MyLincoln Touch, which enables your Smartphone or iPhone to connect to your car, giving you access to your music in the phone, hands-free calling, voice-activation that will recognize simple commands, and enables you to turn your whole car into a Wi-Fi hotspot for you and your passengers’use.

That’s not all; the MKS also has the Sirius XM satellite connectivity that will serve you commercial-less radio, up-to-date weather and traffic updates, and turn-by-turn navigation for a 90-day trial period.

The jaw-dropping, eyebrow-raising MKS is available in these colors – silver diamond, smoked quartz, ruby red, Kodiak brown, ginger ale, crystal champagne, tuxedo black, and white platinum.

A Taut Ride with the 2013 Ford Escape

When we speak of Ford Escape, you know it’s from an American perspective. Ford has been in automotive industry for many years, 11 years to be exact and has been consistent with their first generation Ford Explorer. However, the new 2013 Ford Escape is a new change in the long-running models of Ford. To know more about why the new edition is way different from its predecessors, take a long with the following aspects:

The usual blocky, two-box style of Ford cars is still prominent with the new edition but with added feature like the hatchback part. It is also now created with long-nose proportions resembling like that of a sport sedan. Ford enhanced its 2013 Ford Escape from the usual masculine American type to a more stylish and sleeked European design.

How it was changed in the outside, is the same thing in its inside. They added a new feature which is the latest version of the Sync system of MyFord Touch. There is also more space for this new edition particularly on its rear seat giving an inch more of legroom. The cargo room has also been increased slightly.

The 2013 Ford Escape covers the standard safety features such as dual front, side and curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control and traction control and of course Ford’s MyKey system. Addition safety features include front and rear parking sensors with a rearview camera.

The 2013 Ford Escape features include USB port for media player connectivity, a CD player with six speakers, an auxiliary jack, power windows and cloth seats. The car also has a standard satellite radio, 17-inch wheels and Ford’s Bluetooth-driven SYNC controller.