Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Gresham Ford Fleet is excited about the all New Escape with Eco-Boost Engine

Portland Oregon is one of the greenest cities in America and Portlanders have an eye for fuel economy and value.  Ford Motor Company has worked very have to keep their new utility lineup for the 2012 model year have the best fuel efficiency.  Consumer reports studies show that gas mileage is among the main and largest influencer driving consumers vehicle purchasing behavior.  Gresham Ford Fleet suggests that you rent before you buy especially if you are choosing a new model or make.  Renting the vehicle first allows you to take it grocery shopping, the kids to soccer practice and maybe even drive in the rain. 

The all new Ford Escape will have three different 4 cylinder engine options.  This engine will continue to set the Utility line up of 2012 New Ford SUV's apart from the competition.  The all new CMAX Hybrid will feature an impressive MPG that is more than 25% improvement on the already impressive Ford Escape Hybrid.  Ford has continued to provide additional choices for those Northwest consumers that demand fuel economy and environmental conscience. 

“Customers are prioritizing fuel economy above every other trait when they make most vehicle purchases,” said Derrick Kuzak, group vice president, Global Product Development. “Ford is meeting people’s needs by offering a family of fuel-efficient vehicles – from hybrids to electrics to traditional gasoline-powered cars – packed with class-leading technology, giving customers both exciting and greener driving choices.”

“Expanding the availability of EcoBoost technology in the all-new Ford Escape will give customers a great range of choices for the fuel efficiency and performance they want in a small SUV,” said Joe Bakaj, vice president, Powertrain Engineering. “This advanced technology in the new Escape delivers on our commitment to provide class-leading fuel efficiency in every new Ford product.”

Ford Motor Company currently holds more than 125 patents on EcoBoost technology, a global approach to provide affordable fuel efficiency for millions of drivers that will extend to 90 percent of Ford vehicles by 2013. Again Ford Motor Company is at the forefront of technology making the earth a better place to live.