The 2013 Lincoln MKT is Everything You Need on the Road

Deciding to buy a car is a pretty big decision for a lot of people, not only because it means coming up with the funds to pay for one but also because of the fact that it has to be maintained and that it has to at least match what the customer wants from the vehicle. Cases where all of the above have been met on the first try are pretty rare though, and people often need to repeat the act a few times to get it right. Still, there are the exceptions such as the case with the 2013 Lincoln MKT, where you really would not want anything else.

Getting a vehicle that is good for cities and roads, parties and outings, and fancy dinners and raves without looking out of place can be difficult. But not with the MKT though since this chameleon of a machine will be anything anywhere and will fit any mood. Just look at its ridiculously professional lines and stylish body to be convinced of this fact.

Amenities like refrigerated storage compartments, heated seats, high quality seat covers and other luxury services are on the top of list for desirable interior features. If you go with the MKT, all of these and more will certainly be yours, along with an interior design that is positively splendid. You also get ample space, so no need to feel confined.

Durably powerful and suitably fast, this versatile vehicle is really at the top of the industry. So make sure to choose the MKT if you want performance that leaves no room for regret or want for something else.

For Better Road Connection, Choose 2013 Ford Transit Connect EV

Being able to make the delivery in the fastest possible time, in the best possible condition and in the most professional manner is something that many business owners strive to achieve, whether it is in their appearance or the appearance of the kinds of vehicles they choose to drive. A lot of business persons choose models that are big, bulky and impressive, regardless of the actual specs that the vehicle offers in driving and delivering. Needless to say, this can only lead to disaster, which is why considering vehicles like the 2013 Ford Transit Connect EV is important.

There is definitely no doubting the fact that when making deliveries, people should present a certain amount of professionalism so as to convey to the customers that you are taking them seriously. But there should also be a bit of fun in there so that the atmosphere is not so tense. As a result, the exterior of the Transit Connect EV has a bit of both in its design.

For those businesses that deal in fragile items, vehicles that have a logical use of room are important. As such, the Transit Connect EV has not only been given quite a bit of space to accommodate cargo, but also a sensible design to make sure the cargo is contained properly.

With the Transit Connect EV being electrically propelled, people might think that it will not work as a delivery van. But first impression is really quite unreliable here since not only is this baby quite competent at delivering, it does so with ample power, great control and awesome efficiency.

2013 Ford Fusion: Handsome and Athletic Midsize Sedan

The 2013 Ford Fusion is Ford’s second offering of midsize sedans. Its look is handsome and athletic with a wider dimension. 2013 Ford Fusion comes in with turbocharged 4 – cylinder engine, while its Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in Hybrid are really fuel-efficient. Aside from the 4-cylinder turbocharged engine the new Ford Fusion comes in with a 6-speed automatic transmission offered as a standard feature but in exception to its hybrid models. Buyers of Ford Fusion can also opt for a fuel efficient start/stop system that allows one to manipulate the climate system. If you want to buy an all-wheel drive it is also available with Ford Fusion and is equipped with a 2.0 liter EcoBoost engine.

The Hybrid model of 2013 Ford Fusion is definitely one of the best of its kind. Gasoline engine to electric motor transition has never been so seamless with an average of 62 mph if driven using the electric power. Fusion’s Energi plug-in can travel up to 21 miles on an electric mode with a speed of up to 85mph.

At first glance, you would think that the 2013 Ford Fusion is one that is from Aston Martin. You can easily distinguish it with its remarkable trapezoid grille. Its gas filter system is as well seamless and easy to open. Inside, four adults can comfortably seat with a 16 cubic feet trunk. In its hybrid model, its rear seats may be folded for an added storage room.

The 2013 Ford Fusion comes in the market in four different trims namely, S, SE, Hybrid and Titanium, while another Hybrid Fusion car the The Fusion Energi is as well added to the list. Each of the trims is equipped with different standard features.

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid: Raising the Bar for Hybrids

A car, an SUV and a minivan in one, the 2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid is definitely one hybrid car that raises the bar in the category of hybrid. The new C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid can accommodate comfortably five passengers with a spacious cargo area in its rear part. The rear part of the hybrid as well carries its 7.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The style and the materials used by Ford are pretty much impressive. The hybrid plug-in is equipped with infotainment features through its MyFord Touch and connectivity functions as with their SYNC systems. Standard features include a leather covering, heated front seats, MyFord Mobile smartphone and a voice – activated navigation powered by the SiriusXM Traffic/Travel.

The C-Max Energi hybrid plug-in works as an electric car when in EV mode and will continuously perform as such until batteries are drained. When the batteries run dry the car will then work compel its hybrid function combining the powers of its gasoline engine and electric motor.

Under the hybrid plug-in’s hood is a 141 horsepower 2.0 liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and a 118 horsepower permanent magnet motor. Both the gasoline engine and electric motor can power the car with a 188 system horsepower through the Constantly Variable Transmission (CVT) of Ford.

C-Max hybrid plug-in has a gas mileage of 47 mpg for highway run, city and a combination of both while the battery when fully charged can run up to 22 miles. The Lithium battery of the hybrid plug-in usually takes 2.5 hours to charge using a 240v charger while a 110v outlet will take about 7 hours to have it fully charged.

The Best Of The Small Cars, The 2013 Ford Focus

The 2013 Ford Focus comes as probably the top model for the affordable small cars category. On the outside, the Focus already looks impressive. A closer looks will reveal more amazing qualities about this car. The 2013 Focus has a 2.0L engine capable of 160hp; acceleration from 0-60 mph is 8.7 seconds. Fuel rating is one of the best at 28 mpg city/31 mpg highway. Depending on whether it is manual or automatic transmission, the fuel rating will vary with the manual transmission consuming more.

Cargo space is only 13.2 ft for the sedan model. The hatchback has better space at 23.8 ft3, expanding to 44 ft3 with the rear seats folded down. The cabin of the Focus is also one of the best in its class, thanks to the upscale design and it is also quiet inside.

Standard interior features include air-conditioning, power windows with power locks, tilting telescopic steering wheel, a 4-speaker sound system with CD player and auxiliary audio jack. Additional features can be added like Ford Sync which has voice-activated controls, MyFord Touch which has a touchscreen display, automatic headlights, cruise control, a trip computer, a 6-speaker sound system, and steering wheel mounted audio controls.

The 2013 Focus got excellent scores in safety and crash tests. Crash ratings were great for front and side and also in the roof strength test. Safety features of the Focus include antilock disc brakes, front side airbags and side curtain airbags, electronic stability and traction control, child safety locks, and emergency trunk release. Ford Sync enables crash notification in case of emergencies while Ford MyKey allows parents to set a speed limit in case their children take the Focus for unauthorized joyrides.

The 2013 Focus is priced from $16,500 to $24,200. The engine of the Focus is not that much powerful, it more than makes for that thanks to its fuel rating which is one of the best and also its handling and excellent driving experience.

2013 Ford Edge: Reliable and Technologically Advanced

Mid-size SUV has one good reason why their segment continuously grows. Mid-size SUVs have become a preferred choice because they provide buyers with fuel-efficient SUVs without compromising the quality and efficacy they usually need for a great SUV. The 2013 Ford Edge is just all that and even better! The 2013 Ford Edge fills in what the Ford Escape lacks – space. It comes in with three rows just like the Ford Explorer and offers front – wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) choices. It had some minor changes including a new engine choice, an all-wheel drive option and a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

Just as with the Ford Escape, the new Ford Edge also has three engine options. These options include a 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-4 generating 240 horsepower at 5,500 rpm with 270 lb-ft of towing capacity, 3.5 – liter V6 engine that propels 285 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque, and 3.7 liter V6 engine that creates 305 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque which is the most powerful amongst the line-up and is intended solely for Sport models. All of these engines are linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Taking a different look from the usual boxy look of SUVs, the 2013 Ford Edge comes in with bulldog – like design that has been added with a small third row seat. Its high beltline that slides down gently to its rear end gives the SUV an even tougher look.

Wheel options range from 17 inches up to 22 inches. Inside, one would be mesmerized with the elegance the new Edge is offering. It may not be lined up as a luxury car, but its interior features tell it otherwise. It comes in with an optional MyFord Touch telematics system that features a customizable speedometer and an 8-inch monitor. Passenger space is abundant as well and comfortable with roomy cargo area.

2013 Ford Mustang: Legendary and Modern in One

Although it is the horsepower that keeps a sports car on top, fuel efficiency and technology have become determinants as well. That is why Ford Mustang continuous to soar on top when it comes to sports cars because it successfully maintained its iconic figure over the years and continuously integrated with the latest technology. And with their latest models, there is definitely more Ford Mustang has to offer. The 2013 Ford Mustang still maintained its legendary figure but has added some minor changes both on its front and rear sides. It is integrated with the latest technology today that includes mobile applications and track-specific software. The added features of the 2013 Mustang include a high intensity headlight and LED taillights. Rocker panels are such an attraction to the car’s side making it look more solid than ever. A non-convertible Mustang coupe can also be an option for those who want to have a little bit of the outside world not coming from the sides but on top, as it uses a glass roof.

Inside the Mustang is a comfortable seating that accommodates four adults making it not only a sports car but also a daily car. Electronic controls of the Mustang are easy to navigate and come in with an 8-inch colored touchscreen. The rear seats are pretty much in vogue.

Standard features of 2013 Ford Mustang include power windows and doors, air-conditioning unit, remote keyless entry, audio system (AM/FM/CD player with auxiliary inputs). Convertible models of Ford Mustang feature a cloth roof that is power-operated while the higher trim levels are equipped with a 4.2 inch color information screen, Shaker audio system and Recaro cloth seats.

2013 Ford Mustang may seem to have the same old – fashioned design that we were already used to for many years, but there’s one very good why it stays in the market and will always be marketable – and that is because it is already an icon.

Simple Yet Groovy, The 2013 Ford Fiesta

While simple-looking and rather limited, hatchback cars are actually good. They are easy to park, they have decent cargo space and best of all, and they are very fuel-efficient. Ford may be known for producing some of the large, powerful vehicles but the company also ventured into the affordable small cars and has enjoyed success. This year, Ford comes again with a great hatchback car – the 2013 Ford Fiesta. The 2013 Fiesta is powered by a 1.6L engine capable of 120 horsepower. You can choose either manual or automatic transmission, though critics say manual is better as Ford designed the Fiesta to have smooth upshifting and downshifting. Fuel rating is excellent; the Fiesta consumes fuel at a rate of 29 mpg city/39 mpg on the highway.

Interior is pretty good, cargo space is good at 15.4 cubic feet with the rear seats which expands to 26 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded. There is a 4-speaker stereo system and air-conditioning. The dashboard can be fitted with Ford Sync, a voice-activated infotainment system capable of receiving and reading SMS and also giving navigation directions. Ford Sync also has Bluetooth and USB/iPod connectivity, allowing one to easily stream music. Other optional features are heated mirrors and seats, remote start and LED running lamps.

The 2013 Fiesta earned good marks in safety and crash tests, including excellent scores in a frontal impact test. Safety features include front and side airbags for both driver and passenger and also rear side curtain and knee airbags. It has an antilock braking system with disc and drum brakes, electronic stability control and traction control, and child safety locks.

Priced from $13,800 to $18,800, the 2013 Ford Fiesta is very affordable. Its closest competitors are the Honda Fit and fellow Ford sibling, the Ford Focus. The Fiesta is a good buy. It drives great, fuel consumption is low, and the interior features are some of the best.

The 2013 Ford Taurus Gets More Chiseled and Assertive

The 2013 Ford Taurus gains more attitude with a revamped exterior and added convenience features. What makes it even better than last year’s model is a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with EcoBoost® that improves fuel efficiency. The exterior gets a couple of changes for 2012 including a new grille and front fascia. The sharp and clean lines give the new hood and grille ample attention. It’s sportier and edgier.

The 2013 Ford Taurus comes in four body trims: SE, SEL, Limited and SHO. The entry level SE has 17-inch alloy wheels, LED tail lights, automatic headlights and exterior access keypad. It is equipped with cruise control, blind spot mirrors, 60/40 split-folding back seat, tilt-and telescoping steering wheel and a 6-speaker audio system with CD and auxiliary jack.

SEL gets 18-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, leather-wrapped steering wheel and improved cloth seats. It also has satellite radio and Sync system, which lets you control Bluetooth mobile handsets and other media devices with voice command.

The Limited trim is more feature-rich with perforated leather seats, 8-way power front seats, driver memory functions, wood-trimmed steering wheel, rear parking sensors, 19-inch wheels, rearview camera, keyless entry and ignition, ambient lighting and an even better Sync system. Most of the features on the Limited trim can be purchased on the SEL as optional packages.

The top of the line SHO has all the Limited trim features along with a better powertrain. It has a sport-tuned suspension and distinctly tuned steering. It’s equipped with Xenon headlights and faux-suede upholstery.

A 3.5 Liter V6 engine powers the 2013 Taurus. It produces 290 horsepower and 255 lb. ft. of torque. It also has a six-speed automatic with a manual shift button. There is an option for a turbocharged 2.0 Liter 4-cylinder engine, which makes 240 horsepower and 270 lb. ft. of torque. The SHO trim gains a more powerful 3.5 Liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine which produces 365 horsepower and 350 lb. ft. of torque.

2013 Ford Escape Allows the Greatest Road Escapade

You can say what you will about everyday life, but it can never be denied that it can sometimes feel like an experience that can be likened to being trapped in a spiral of monotony that can drive most people crazy if they do not find a way to escape it. This explains why people go on trips, take vacations, or drive across entire countries for the heck of it. But while those may sound nice, something that can give you regular reprieve like driving around in a 2013 Ford Escape is definitely called for in order to maintain sanity.

What people see on the outside is usually the first thing that they attach meaning to and the exterior of the Escape can definitely give people the impression of a promise for relaxation. The size is worthy of notice so you feel safe. The design of the body is impressive, so you are never shy to cruise around. The style of the wheels also helps in further boosting morale and confidence in appearance.

Once inside the Escape, peace of mind is the first thing that you will experience. Since the space it provides is considerable, passengers and driver will experience no feeling of confinement and thus free to relax. The comfort that the seats provide only amplifies this effect to pleasing degrees due to the high quality materials that went into making them.

Since driving around is one of the best ways to wind down and get comfortable, a smooth ride is naturally preferable. As needed, so the Escape Provides with the ease in motion that people need for any occasion and power that can fully satisfy their needs.