When shopping for a reliable new vehicle to get you from Point A to Point B, it's important to make clear criteria of the kinds of features you’re looking for. And with gas prices in Canada currently on the rise, finding a vehicle that requires fewer stops at the pump seems to be at the very top of the list these days. Fuel-efficient vehicles offer a combination of cost savings, environmental benefits, and long-term sustainability. Plus, they align with the global shift toward cleaner, more responsible transportation options and help individuals and businesses reduce their environmental impact, an initiative that Ford has long been part of. If you’ve had your eye on a Ford but want to ensure you can get the most out of your tank, here are our top picks for models with economical fuel efficiency.
The Ford Escape Hybrid is a compact SUV that provides a good balance between fuel efficiency and utility. It offers a comfortable ride, ample cargo space, and a hybrid powertrain that delivers impressive gas mileage for an SUV. The Escape’s available plug-in hybrid not only gives you the freedom to go further but also to switch things up, as the hybrid powertrain conserves gas until the battery is depleted. Experience remarkable flexibility between electric mode and a gas engine to suit your needs no matter where life takes you.
The Ford Explorer Hybrid is a hybrid version of the popular Ford Explorer SUV. It provides three rows of seating and a spacious interior while also offering better fuel economy compared to the non-hybrid models. The turbocharged 2.3-litre four-cylinder with 300 horsepower offers a thrilling ride at base level with a fuel-efficient hybrid option to match that estimates fuel consumption of 10.1/9.0 L/100 km (city/highway).
If you're looking for an electric vehicle (EV), the Ford Mustang Mach-E is a stylish and sporty option. It's an all-electric SUV that offers a good range on a single charge and combines the performance of a Mustang with the efficiency of an electric vehicle. This sporty EV boasts a standard 70.0-kWh battery with front-wheel drive or an extended-range 91-kWh pack with AWD capabilities. You can enjoy a driving range of 370 to 418 kilometres on a single charge and can achieve a 10 - 80% charge in as little as 45 minutes.
As North America’s best-selling truck year after year, Ford has finally designed an F-Series pickup with eco-conscious drivers in mind. The Lightning is a battery-electric version of the iconic Ford F-150 pickup truck. It takes the power and capability of a traditional truck while offering two electric motors in the front and rear that power up to provide a mighty 775 lb-ft of torque, standard all-wheel drive, 10,000-pound maximum towing capacity, and a hefty 580 horsepower. take your pick between the Standard Range Battery (SRB) and Extended Range Battery (ERB) to cruise a cool 370 km or 480 km on a single charge, respectively.
The Ford Bronco Sport EcoBoost is a smaller, more fuel-efficient version of the rugged Bronco. It offers off-road capability along with a range of EcoBoost engines that provide good fuel efficiency for adventurous drivers. Ford Bronco Sport sips only 9.3 L/100km when you drive in the city and 8.3 L/100km for highway driving.
These Ford vehicles offer a range of options for different needs, from compact hybrids to larger SUVs and even all-electric models. The best choice for you depends on your preferences and requirements, whether it's efficient commuting, family transportation, or off-road adventures. For more information to help you find the right fuel-efficient Ford for your lifestyle, don’t hesitate to browse our inventory and contact us here at Cornwall Ford today!