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The Fords You'll Want to Drive in 2018

November 20, 2017

The Fords You'll Want to Drive in 2018

2017 is quickly coming to an end, and who can deny the amazing cars the past year brought us!  In fact, we saw everything from new, innovative safety features to fun luxury technology.  Needless to say, the cars of 2018 have some pretty big shoes to fill.  Thankfully, Ford is ready to step up to that challenge with its ambitious plans. So, are you ready to take a look at the Fords you’ll want to drive in 2018? Then read along with us, as we show you the four best 2018 Fords that will enter the market!

 

2018 Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition always brought a rugged and hefty look to a great performing SUV.  Ford is looking to only expand upon that for next year with a car that allows drivers to “skip the pain of the plane.”

A car that can replace flight for long distance travel is a pretty big claim.  But, after reading over these specs, you’ll quickly see how this is a possibility. 

For starters, the Expedition promises the best fuel economy for a 2018 full sized SUV.  At 24-highway MPG, this vehicle will save you quite a few trips to the pump. 

In fact, Ford even claims the 2018 Expedition will allow for 538 continuous miles before needing to refuel!  Just imagine all the fun places you could visit without worrying about all those gas station stops.  To give you an idea of how stellar this fuel tank is—that’s enough to drive you from Seattle to San Francisco while only stopping for gas once.  Talk about trip convenience.

Of course, the fun doesn’t just end with the gas mileage, as the Expedition also offers plenty of fun for passengers.  Everything from six USB ports to Ford’s Sync 3 Infotainment makes an appearance here.  You’ll even get a 4G modem with a WiFi hotspot to connect 10 different devices.  

Overall, we’re not seeing a complete overhaul for the 2018 Ford Expedition.  Instead, we’re watching Ford take everything great about this powerful SUV and making it better.

 

2018 Ford Mustang

You knew this iconic piece of American muscle would make our list. For 2018, Ford is promising quite the performance car you won’t want to overlook. 

For starters, the 2018 Mustang is offering a couple different engine options.  The 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost is pretty impressive on its own.  But the 5-liter V8 steals the show with 460 horsepower and 420 lb-ft torque.  If you’re looking for some powerful performance, you’ll find it all right here! 

Jump inside the cabin of the 2018 Ford Mustang, and you’ll find the epic-ness continues.  Not only will you get access to the Sync 3 infotainment system, but a customizable gauge display is also waiting for you.  If you’ve always wanted to play around with the appearance of a tachometer to make it look like a track racecar, this is the place to do it.

Ford’s 2018 Mustang just seems full of promise with improved performance and fun. Oh, and did we forget to mention that 4-second 0-60 mph acceleration time that’ll rival a supercar?  Again, this is not the Mustang to overlook.

 

2018 Ford EcoSport

When it comes to subcompact SUVs, Ford is looking to offer the best with its 2018 EcoSport.  

This time around, Ford is looking to create one of the safest subcompact SUVs on the market.  If six airbags aren’t enough to gain your trust, then perhaps the addition of many modern safety features will.  You’ll find everything from a rearview camera to a blind spot information system with cross-traffic alerts. You can rest assured knowing you and your passengers are safe in 2018 EcoSport.

Of course, the 2018 subcompact SUV does allow for quite a bit of fun as well.  Upon entering the cabin, drivers immediately have access to Sync 3 with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Support.  If that’s not enough, the B&O audio upgrade option will turn your drives into a party with 10 speakers at 675 watts of amplification. 

The 2018 EcoSport even offers four different trims to fit any driver’s needs.  So whether you prefer the sporty all-wheel-drive SES option or the more luxurious titanium trim, there’s definitely something here for you.

 

2018 Ford Focus RS

The 2018 Focus might not have made the flashiest entrance when announced.  But that’s not to say the upcoming Focus is a less than stellar car—in fact, we’ll say quite the contrary.

The RS trim offers the ultimate 2018 sports hatch for anyone looking for a fun drive.  With a 350 hp turbocharged four-cylinder 2.3-liter engine, the 2018 Focus RS promises plenty of performance and power. 

Just to give an idea of its impressive specs, the 2018 Focus RS will jump from 0-60 mph in about 4.6 seconds.  That’s even faster than the ultra-popular Subaru WRX STI.

 To make matters better, the all-wheel-drive will handle just about any terrain from snow-covered streets to unpaved gravel roads.  If you’re looking to optimize your drive, Ford even included four different driving modes—drift, normal, sport, and track. 

But surely such a strong performing car can’t have a high safety rating, right?

WRONG!  The NHTSA rated the 2018 Ford Focus with a full 5-stars for overall safety.  Keep in mind that this is the highest score available.  So you can expect the 2018 Ford Focus to keep you safe during your drives.

If you’re looking to get your hands on the sporty RS trim, you better act fast, as Ford is only shipping limited quantities to the US.  But for a sports hatch with this level of performance, who could ever deny the 2018 Focus RS a closer look.