Which Ford SUV has the best fuel economy?
Ford is well known for their trucks, but there are other options when you want a vehicle that is able to pull a trailer. If you’re searching for a vehicle that can work while still having a comfortable interior, you’re likely looking for an SUV. Ford has plenty of options for 2017 SUV models of varying sizes so you can choose which one is the best fit for you.
Comfort and performance are two of the best reasons to purchase a for SUV, but another is the fuel economy. Most people want a vehicle that is able to fulfill their needs while not constantly emptying their wallets. If you’re interested in a 2017 Ford SUV, you’ll have plenty to choose from. Vehicles like the 2017 Ford Escape, Edge, Explorer, Expedition, and Flex all have different strengths and weaknesses. One of the strengths shared by all of them is, of course, their fuel economy ratings.
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The 2017 Ford Escape is a highly-rated compact SUV that not only has a quality interior filled with plenty of technology features, but it also has a plethora of engine options across the three trims. On the base 2.5L iVCT engine, the 2017 Ford Escape receives an estimated 21 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and 24 mpg combined.
If you’re looking for a vehicle that sits firmly in the middle when it comes to size, the 2017 Ford Edge could be right for you. As a midsize sedan, the 2017 Ford Edge comfortably seats five with plenty of room for whoever you may be carrying. With the estimated 20 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and combined 24 mpg fuel economy on the base engine, you’ll need all the comfort you can get, since you won’t be stopping to fill up the gas tank.
Another midsize SUV, the 2017 Ford Explorer is certain to get the job done. The additional third row means that you can seat up to seven people including the driver, and when properly equipped, tow up to 5,000 pounds. With the base 3.5L TiVCT V6 engine, the 2017 Ford Explorer offers a combined fuel economy of 20 mpg, with 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
You only have one engine option of the 2017 Ford Expedition, but it’s a great one. The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine with Ti-VCT can easily cart around up to eight people while pulling about 9,000 pounds when properly equipped. The fuel economy is no slouch, with 15 mpg in the city, 21 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg combine with the 4×2 Expedition.
This three-row midsize SUV bucks the conventional view of what an SUV looks like. The modern, boxy exterior cannot prepare you for the two engine options. The base 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine on the base trim provides an estimated combined 19 mpg, 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.
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