It’s a fact: shoppers prioritize different things when looking for that special vehicle. Your top criteria may be fuel economy, reliability, performance, or ‘fits my lifestyle’. Brown Motors offers a wide selection of Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles to satisfy all your transportation needs.
With so many topics to study, it is easier to research one at a time. Let’s talk about fuel economy. From subcompacts to full size trucks, Ford and Lincoln have many choices that rate tops in fuel efficiency. Let’s check them out!
Best-in-Class Car Fuel Economy
Ford Mustang (V6 coupe automatic) 19 city | 31 hwy
While Ford vehicles are designed and engineered for great fuel economy, they haven’t forgotten about performance. In fact, the 2012 Ford Mustang
is the most fuel-efficient sports car!
Ford Fiesta SE with SFE Package 29 city | 39 hwy
Ford Focus SE with SFE Package 26 city | 36 hwy
Ford Fusion – 23 city | 34 hwy
When it comes to fuel economy, no one offers more vehicles with 40 mpg than Ford. Both the 2012 Focus SE
with SFE and 2012 Fiesta SE
with SFE and PowerShift 6-speed automatic transmission deliver up to 40 mpg hwy. The new Focus Electric
(available spring 2012) runs exclusively on electricity stored in powerful, state-of-the-art batteries, which means it never needs a drop of gas. The Ford Fusion
holds outstanding resale value and can help keep costs down at the pump due to its fuel-efficient engineering. The Fusion Hybrid
has best-in-class 41 city miles per gallon.
Ford Taurus SHO – 18 city | 28 hwy
Select Ford vehicles utilize advanced EcoBoost engine technology
. EcoBoost features twin-turbocharged direct-injection, providing the performance of a V8 with the fuel efficiency of a V6.
Ford Explorer EcoBoost – 18 city | 25 hwy
The all-new 2012 Ford Explorer
has the best in class highway fuel economy and is the 2011 North American Truck of the Year. With its impressive fuel economy on the pavement and capability off the pavement, you can help the environment and appreciate it at the same time.
Ford Escape Hybrid – 34 city | 31 hwy
F-150 3.7L V6 – 17 city | 23 hwy
Super Duty® Best-in-Class Fuel Economy
Transit Connect – 21 city | 27 hwy
The 2012 F-150
is the most fuel-efficient full size truck in its class and is part of the F-Series family, the best-selling trucks in America for 35 years. If you need a truck, you need it to perform like a truck, so don’t let the notion of a V6 impair your judgment. The F-150 with EcoBoost performs like a V8 (420 lb.-ft. of torque @ 2,500 rpm) with the fuel efficiency of a V6, meaning your work truck can also function as your daily ride. A lot of Brown Motors F150 owners have switched over to the V6 EcoBoost to rave reviews on power and performance!
has an available 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel has all the muscle and toughness its name implies, along with best-in-class90
fuel efficiency. A brute force in horsepower, torque, towing and fuel economy, the 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo diesel is also the cleanest and quietest Super Duty diesel ever. It gladly accepts B20 biodiesel as well.
The Ford Transit Connect is a work truck, and if you use your truck for work, fuel costs affect your bottom line. You want to spend less time at the gas station and more time completing the job. The Transit Connect offers best-in-class combined fuel economy so you and your business benefit.
So, whatever the criteria you will use to chose your next vehicle are, Brown Motors Sales Team can help guide you through the jungle! You’ll feel confident with your choice and enjoy your new ride for years to come. Come see us at Brown Motors in Petoskey, MI for all your automotive needs.