Explore Like Never Before With the 2012 Ford Explorer

When it comes to the vehicle themselves, anything can be called an SUV of functionality. However, few can perform exactly as their buyers would want and exceed expectations. The ever dependable 2012 Ford Explorer is one such SUV that gives you exactly what you are looking for in a manner that would surprise you. On the matter of appearance, the exterior of the 2012 Explorer is sleek and elegant, while also having a boldly wild feel exuding from it. One look of the Explorer will be enough to tell you that it is a vehicle that will take you most anywhere you need to go.

On the matter of the interior features, perhaps most notable would be the impressive amount of space. It can have up to seven people along its three rows of available spots and still have plenty of room for a considerable amount of cargo.

The fantastic appearance of the Explorer is not simply for dropping jaws either—although that certainly should be an attractive prospect for a lot of people—it also has safety functions. The materials used to make up the structure of the Explorer are durable and are meant to act as extra protection in case of collision.

Aside from that though, the Explorer also features collision technology that warns you of an impending collision and assists with avoiding it. If a collision does happen, the featured inflatable safety-belts help reduce injury by lessening the force of impact than traditional safety-belts.

The explorer is an SUV that was built to perform. Its V6 engine has enough juice to get you anywhere you need to go while reducing fuel consumption. So feel free to travel without gas worries.

Fusing Convenience and Cleanliness with the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Most people can recognize the convenience of having a car around, especially considering distance and time. However, not everyone can appreciate the negative effects of the smog that comes out of exhaust of most vehicles, not to mention the escalating price of fuel. Because of this, people need a mode of transport that is fuel efficient and environment friendly, and that is exactly what 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid is meant to be.

The 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid has been designed to look the part of a green, efficient and convenient vehicle in every respect. Coolly elegant and noticeably practical, the Fusion Hybrid can grab some positive attention without overwhelming the eyes of anyone who stares. This is particularly important since people really will stare.

Inside the Fusion Hybrid, the amenities can only be described as smart and sensible. The interior offers plenty of space even with a full passenger load and the interior materials invoke a sense of simplicity but with an underlying aura of confidence. The set of gadgetry is also nothing to sneeze at as you’ve got the whole package of smart vehicle gauge as well as up-to-date navigation technology.

Finally, the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid does not mess around when it comes to keeping things environmentally conscious and making the most of the fuel it has. The Fusion hybrid will give you exactly the performance that any great hybrid vehicle would, and that is by maximizing in energy efficiency without having to sacrifice power. Those who hate having to keep turning their vehicle on and off might also like to know that the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid does not require such work as it can turn off by itself the moment you stop.

2012 Ford F-150: The Truck for Techies

You don’t always associate truckers are techies. But they exist out there, especially with modern technology slowly coming to a head with everyday life. And this is what the 2012 Ford F-150 is for, to set the trend that truckers can be techies and, and that there are vehicles specially tailored for them out there. The 2012 Ford F-150 cleanly combines off-road capabilities with high tech features. First, under the hood. The basic model of the 2012 Ford F-150 has a 3.7 liter V-6 engine that makes for 302 horsepower and a six speed automatic transmission. This gives the 2012 Ford F-150 a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 10 seconds given the load is light, as well as fuel economy ratings, according to reviewers, of up to 23 mpg.

A larger version with EcoBoost carries a 3.5 liter version of a V-8 engine that caps at 360 horsepower – now, that is a very powerful specification to have under the hood of your 2012 Ford F-150.

Another perk commonly associated with the 2012 Ford F-150 is its superior safety standards. Simply put, the 2012 Ford F-150 comes with package feature that blends the usual airbags found in most, if not all, vehicles with electronic assistance. Other features of the 2012 Ford F-150 include stability control, anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control, and hill start assist for accelerating the 2012 Ford F-150 while on a steep climb.

The 2012 Ford F-150 is truly the dream truck for techies. If you’re an outdoors person who also loves having the latest modern features, you should definitely check out Ford’s latest offering. You won’t be disappointed you did.

Free to flex with the 2012 Ford Flex

Anything can be called an SUV of character these days, but few have that issue of reliability, especially where performance is concerned. There are simply too many SUVs with too many unnecessary features. So if you want a straightforward vehicle that you can depend on no matter what, the 2012 Ford Flex will be the one you want. Exuding masculinity and temperance, the Ford Flex is a car built for an experience without fuss. In appearance, the message of power and functionality is unmistakable and it is as straightforward as they come.

The inside keeps with the theme of maintaining a surface sense of uncomplicatedness and focuses a lot on giving up to seven passengers a comfortable amount of space even with a full load and ample space for the cargo. So you don’t have to worry about being overburdened as the Flex can definitely handle it.

If you think that the sense of power emanating from the Flex is all show, the impressive utility under the hood would prove you wrong in all kinds of ways. With the power rivaling the V8 with a vastly superior fuel efficiency system, the 3.5L EcoBoost is an engine that will keep you going on and on.

When it comes to keeping the passengers safe and secure inside within the confines of the vehicle, the Flex does not let up. It has built-in technology that warns and helps avoid possible collisions so that you would not have to deal with it. In the event of a collision though, the surface material of the Flex will act as a durable shield and interior safety features like the inflatable belts will keep people from being injured by the force of impact.

2012 Ford Expedition – Still the Best for Towing and Hauling

The 2012 Ford Expedition is capable and comfortable just like it has always been.  Ford has done it again and is still one of the better choices for full-sized SUVs in the market today with enough space for eight persons. The new Expedition lineup includes XL, XLT, Limited, and King Ranch trims.  The Ford’s SYNC system that includes voice-activated controls for phone and audio systems and Bluetooth comes standard in the top three trim levels while the King Ranch edition gives a unique “Chaparral” upholstery and wood trim for a luxurious feel.

There are two body lengths for the 2012 Expedition with the EL being 14.8 inches longer than the standard version due to the longer rear fenders and glass.

The standard features of the 2012 Expedition are electrochromic rearview mirror, keyless entry keypad, heated power mirrors, illuminated visors, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

The other optional features that can be added to the standard features are Ford’s MyKey System, optional DVD-based navigation with a 6.5-inch color touchscreen and voice activation, 34-watt AM/FM stereo equipped with MP3 playback, six speakers, a subwoofer, and standard iPod jack.

Ford was able to put captain chairs as the front seats with a wide range of adjustability.  The pedals are power adjustable and the steering wheel is telescopic making it suitable for any body size or height.   The second and third rows are spacious enough with an expansive head and knee room.

Expedition is one of the biggest SUVs making it perfect for cargo handlers and towing.  The EL version would be the better option though for cargo handlers being longer and able to hold up to 130.8 cubic feet of cargo.   Ford gives Expedition owners a PowerFold third row seat and a power liftgate for convenience.

The 2012 Expedition’s standard powertrain combo is a 5.4-liter V8 and six-speed automatic transmission that can produce up to 310 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque while the maximum tow rating is 9,200 pounds.

EPA-estimated fuel economy for a two-wheel drive is 14 MPG city and 20 MPG highway and 16 MPG combined, which is the average for a full-sized SUV.  EPA for four-wheel drive versions drop to 13/18/15 MPG respectively.

Safety comes with Ford’s antilock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, traction control, trailer sway control, front-seat side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags.

2012 Ford Fusion – Fusing Affordability with Safety for the Family

The 2012 Fusion is perhaps one of the most popular models from the established name in the automobile industry that is Ford. As a matter of fact, the 2012 Ford Fusion has been awarded several accolades. Car enthusiasts and reviewers are simply raving about this midsize car. It’s fun to drive, very practical, and has a superior interior – can you ask for more? It has been named as the 2012 US News Best Affordable Midsize Car for the Money. It allows for low costs long-term ownership and maintenance. 2012 Fusion also tops the ranks of affordable midsize cars which were based on analyses conducted by the US News on 23 reviews and test drives as well as on reliability and safety data.

Basically a family car, the 2012 Ford Fusion was also named the 2012 US News Best Affordable Car for Families. It is a car built for your family and offers a whole range of family-friendly features. It has a spacious interior, roomy trunk, and excellent safety scores.

The 2012 Ford Fusion has five available models – S, SE, SEL, SPORT and the Hybrid. The Fusion Hybrid has very good gas mileage numbers, but rest assured that all models are easy to handle on the road. That said, many car reviewers believe that it’s perfect for a daily family car – bringing kids to school, going to work, and stopping by the supermarket before going home.

Since the Ford Fusion is a family car, it should only have high safety ratings – and this car performs very well on those safety tests indeed. It has been awarded the IIHS Top Safety Pick. It also has a three-star score for frontal impact. The 2012 Ford Fusion provides curtain airbags, stability control, and blind-spot monitor system.

The 2012 Ford Fusion is definitely a great choice for a midsize family car.

The 2012 Ford Escape is Still on Top of its Game

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The 2012 Ford Escape is not your average crossover vehicle. The Escape line has been around for more than 10 years already yet it still remains as the best-selling vehicle of its kind. Thanks to its truck-like design, reasonable price and a safety and reliability track record that scores remarkable, it stays on top of the list. The 2012 Escape’s look means business. It looks like a utility vehicle with its tall windows, bluff corners and chrome grille. In short, it looks simple and functional. There are different varieties of Escape. If you prefer the SUV body, there’s a V-6 variant, comfortable enough for passengers and able enough to carry stuff. On the other hand, the base four-cylinder variant is advisable solo commuters. Both come in 6-speed automatic and shifting is smooth which means that it uses lesser fuel thus saving you money.

There are a number of reviews that say that they choose the Escape Hybrid above all because of its gas-electric drivetrain. The Hybrid version cruises quietly at highway speeds. The combination of the battery and combustion power surely benefits the vehicle owner because fuel consumption is lesser.

The interior has enough headroom even if the 2012 Escape has an upright body. The cargo area is enough for the usual load but if you fold down the rear seats, you will have bigger space if you need one.

The standard features include dual front, side and curtain airbags; anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control with rollover protection. There’s also Ford’s MyKey system. The upgraded versions may be equipped with additional features such as HD Radio, rear-seat DVD entertainment system and more.

The “Old” 2012 Ford Edge with the New Twists

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There’s not much change to see on the outside but the 2012 Ford Edge is now edgier than before. This chunky crossover seats 5; it has a spacious interior; a Vista Roof glass panel plus Ford’s very own MyFord Touch system. The 2012 Ford Edge is now included in the list of Ford cars with the EcoBoost engine. The turbocharged four-cylinder engine can be compared to the base V-6 with its 30 mpg gas mileage for highway driving. For the 285-horsepower form, you have the standard six cylinders while the Edge Sport is 305-horspower machine. Whatever version you will choose, you are assured of smooth but firm driving experience and steering is very light. This is a great vehicle for families or those who are into carpools.

IIHS also call it a Top Safety Pick with its standard curtain airbags and anti-lock controls. If you choose to upgrade, you can equip the 2012 edge with blind-spot monitors, a rearview camera and parking sensors to make life easier for you.

All the edge models have a USB port to play your music, a capless fuel filler, MyKey and MyTouch. MyKey is a program that lets parents control the speed and volume of the young drivers using the car while MyTouch uses Bluetooth and touchscreen to organize the dash so it looks neat and clean. You can use voice command or steering wheel command for the other features such as navigation and climate control.

The modifications done with the 2012 Ford Edge are contributing factors why it became more appealing to the market. You got a stylish car with enough and comfortable space plus advanced technology not to mention fuel economy, what’s not to love?

2012 Ford Ranger: Bigger, Stronger, And Quieter

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Almost everybody wants their bigger, stronger and badder. Otherwise you’re better off getting a minicar or a sedan. But almost none of the same people want a truck that’s louder because no one wants to have to deal with the noise or the angry neighbors that eventually follow. One vehicle manufacturer understands this clearly when it designed the 2012 Ford Ranger, a truck that’s bigger, stronger, and definitely quieter. Simply put, the 2012 Ford Ranger is the new benchmark for all other trucks on the market to beat. With each model, Ford does its best to reinvent its Ranger lineup based on the cutting edge of technology and its own design philosophy, and the 2012 Ford Ranger is no exception. The exterior is now more tougher-looking, stronger, and more refined. Clean lines cut across the hood for a smooth finish.

 On the inside the 2012 Ford Ranger feels even better than it looks on the outside. Interior-wise, a top car review aggregate website gave it 4 out of 5 stars, with its seats that well-padded, attractive tactile surfaces, a roomy storage area and wide-opening doors. Comfort is not a concern even if you have to be on the road for hours on end, especially for the driver since the steering wheel is easily adjustable to one’s liking.

 2012 Ford Ranger’s safety features are some of the best in the industry, with curtain, front and side airbags, child restraint anchorages and pretensioning seat belts. Simply put, it’s one of the safest trucks out there.

 If you want a solid truck from a time-proven manufacturer, the 2012 Ford Ranger is one of the best available right now on the market.

2012 Ford Ranger: When The Tough Gets Rough

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Ford is a brand of automobile manufacturer known for its top of the quality line of crossovers and 4-wheel drives, and the 2012 Ford Ranger is no exception. This new model is a beast in that it is bigger and stronger than last year’s iteration. Yet it is also a work of art in that it is quiet and gives the impression, no less, of a car-like refinement, something you don’t often find in big muscle automobiles. Let’s take a closer look. First and foremost, the specs. The 2012 Ford Ranger is fitted with a 470Nm of torque with six-speed auto, as well as towing capacity of 3.35 ton braked that puts it two generations ahead, at least, of the nearest competitor. In both engineering and mechanical standpoint, the 2012 Ford Ranger is leaps and bounds ahead of its time.

According to most automobile critics, the interior of the vehicle is especially well put together and designed. The inside features sleek, clean lines and a sloping dashboard that complements the metal brushed center stack. The doors are highlighted by instrument bezels and satin metal. The 2012 Ford Ranger is a thing of beauty.

Aside from its off-road capabilities, one of the reasons why Ford Rangers became popular is due to the model’s generous storage capacity, which is perfect for those looking towards the next big adventure outdoors. The double cab tub of the 2012 Ford Ranger, for example, is at 1560mm wide and 1549mm long. In case you aren’t aware, this is one of the biggest storage capacities of any automobile in its class.

The 2012 Ford Ranger is as sleek as it is a muscular, and definitely worth a place in anyone’s garage.