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Ford SUVs have the dependability and affordability you need and the features and specs you want. With this combination, you get a vehicle that checks every item, or at least almost all of the items, of your must-include list. The Ford SUV lineup includes six celebrated options for you to choose from for your new Waterloo ride.

2018 Ford EcoSport

The Ford EcoSport starts at $19,995 MSRP and it seats five passengers. This compact crossover has a standard 1.0L EcoBoost® engine with auto start-stop technology and gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg/city and 29 mpg/highway.

There are four EcoSport configurations available with 10 exterior colors options to choose from. Some of the available features of this Ford SUV include heated front seats, rearview camera with reverse sensing system, power moonroof, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and SYNC 3 infotainment system.

2018 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape has a starting price of $23,940 MSRP, and this SUV also seats up to five people for drives around Columbia or for your next road trip. There’s a max cargo capacity of 68 cubic feet, and the rear seats have a 60/40-split fold down one ability for more storage options.

For improved traction control, the Escape offers the available Intelligent AWD system, and it received the highest overall NHTSA 5-Star Crash Test Rating from the NHTSA. There are four available trims, and the base trim has a standard 2.5L iVCT I-4 engine that gets 168 hp and an EPA-estimated 21 mpg/city and 29 mpg/highway. It has a max towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when equipped with the available 2.0L EcoBoost and Class II Trailer Tow Package.

2018 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer starts at $32,140 MSRP and seats up to seven passengers. The standard 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine delivers 290 hp and gets up to an EPA-estimated 17 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway. The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, which is standard on the Sport and Platinum trims, delivers a best-in-class 365 hp plus 350 lb-ft of torque.

Additional features include SYNC 3 and SiriusXM Radio, available Intelligent 4WD with the Terrain Management System, available active park assist, and a max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

2018 Ford Expedition

At a starting price of $51,790 MSRP, the Ford Expedition is the most expensive of Ford SUVs but also the most spacious. It seats up to eight people and has a standard 3.5L EcoBoost engine that gets an EPA-estimated 17 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway.

There are six Ford Expedition configurations, and it provides best-in-class second- and third-row legroom of 42.6 inches and 40.9 inches, respectively. EcoBoost technology delivers best-in-class 480 lb-ft of torque, and the Expedition 4x2 has a best-in-class towing capacity of 9,300 pounds. Behind the first row of seats, you can take advantage of an impressive 104.6 cubic feet of cargo space.

2019 Ford Edge

The 2019 Ford Edge starts at $29,995 MSRP, and five passengers can ride in this SUV. It features the standard Ford Co-Pilot360 driver-assist technology and runs on the standard twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost engine that gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg/city and 29 mpg/highway (and it can tow up to 3,500 pounds).

Additional standard features include a Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross-Traffic Alert, lane-keeping system, one smart charging USB port, and FordPass Connect with WiFi Hotspot.

2019 Ford Flex

For a starting price of $30,575 MSRP, you get room for up to seven passengers in this Ford SUV. There are plenty of storage configurations available with up to 83.2 cubic feet or cargo space, 60/40-split second-row bench seat, and 50/50-split third-row bench seat.

There are three 2019 Ford Flex trim levels, and it offers available convenience features like a power liftgate and intelligent access with push-button start. The base trim is equipped with a standard 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine that delivers 287 hp and an EPA-estimated 16 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway. The Flex also comes standard with Ford MyKey, which allows you to program individual keys for those who share a car and set restrictions for the teen driver in your life.

Which Ford SUV Will You Choose?

Now that you know more about the six available Ford SUV options, you can more easily make a decision about which is right for your Mascoutah family. Do you need a large SUV with the max amount of space, or are you looking for an SUV with solid fuel efficiency? Maybe you’re ready for the latest technology.

Whatever the case may be, our friendly sales team is happy to answer your questions and take you on some Ford SUV test drives around Belleville.