When shopping for cars, one of the things that you would like to take a look is fuel efficiency. By looking at a car’s gas mileage estimate you will be able to gauge roughly how much you will need to spend on fuel each month. This makes it much easier to budget properly for your purchase.
SUVs are notorious for being a fuel hogs. They typically consume more gasoline than any other vehicle (besides trucks) and are going to cover a lot less ground than a mid-sized sedan can. With that said, SUVs are getting much better fuel economy than in the past and the options have gotten better.
Now Ford is known to provide many quality SUVs that has all the features you would find in a modern car. In fact many of the new Ford SUVs give a great experience for the driver and his passengers while being able to give you great gas mileage wherever you go. Here are some Ford SUVs that offer the best gas mileage:
2017 Ford Escape
This front wheel drive SUV of Ford has one of the greatest fuel efficient engines compared to Ford’s lineup of SUVs. The Escape allows you to venture out into a highway to a maximum 30 miles for every gallon spent while you would normally get 23 miles per gallon in city driving. This car also handles quite easily and also has a great interior making this car a great choice.
2017 Ford Edge
If you’re looking for modern and sophisticated SUV and still want to check fuel efficiency, then the Edge is definitely one you need to check out. The Ford Edge also comes with some of the best on the road technologies that will change your driving experience completely. The Ford Edge is able to go up 21 miles per gallon on city driving and 29-30 miles per gallon when on a highway. Truly one of the best of the lot of SUVs and will definitely save you some money in terms of consumption.
2017 Transit Connect
This vehicle is one of the biggest cars that Ford has to offer and is almost more like a van than a SUV. It has huge space inside which allows for sitting for a lot of people and is perfect for large families or for company vehicles that need to transport several people at a time. What’s also great about the Transit Connect is that it does not consume as much fuel as you would expect from other SUVs. You can get about 19-20 miles per gallon on city driving while you can reach up to 27 miles per gallon on highway driving.
One thing you need to expect when choosing an SUV is that you are sacrificing some gas mileage for additional space. This allows you to not expect too much from an SUV when it comes to fuel efficiency. That being said, it doesn’t mean you can’t be smart about your SUV purchase. Ford has some great SUVs out there in the market but if fuel efficiency is the concern, then you can try out the cars listed.