(Posted on Jun 15, 2019 at 12:45PM by Michelle Bogle)
If you need an affordable and feature-packed family sedan with a good amount of safety equipment, consider a 2018 Kia Optima LX as your next vehicle. According to Edmunds, this platform holds its own against its competitors with its reasonable pricing, standard features and robust warranty.
Powering the 2018 Optima is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission that work together to create 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque. With the front-wheel drivetrain, fuel economy comes in at 25/36 mpg city/highway, which is sensible efficiency for a midsize sedan. On the road, the Optima provides a smooth ride that soaks up small, high-frequency bumps with precision, while the steering is predictable and responsive.
For your peace of mind and the protection of your family, the LX trim comes well-equipped with advanced safety features, including a rearview camera, rear parking sensors and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. The exterior is also handsome with its 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and heated mirrors, while convenience features boast remote locking/unlocking and cruise control. You’ll also love the Optima’s 7-inch touchscreen with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities, as well as a six-speaker audio system delivering premium sound.
To go for a test drive in this preowned model, contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington, today.
(Posted on Jun 15, 2019 at 12:17PM by Michelle Bogle)
If you are in the market for a preowned compact crossover SUV with low mileage, refined driving dynamics and a stylish cabin with useful features, stop into Sound Ford to check out a 2018 Hyundai Tucson SEL. Renton area drivers love this platform for its comfort and quality – and we think you will too!
Under the hood, the 2018 Tucson runs on a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired to a front-wheel drivetrain and a six-speed automatic transmission that achieves a fuel economy rating of 23/30 mpg (city/highway), which is reasonable for this segment. As you go about your drive, you’ll enjoy predictable handling that’s smooth and tuned for comfort, while the suspension system and tires provide a well-damped ride.
Inside the cabin, the SE boasts a comfortable interior with well-bolstered seats that are supportive and offer good legroom in the first and second rows (41.5 and 38.2 inches, respectively). For your convenience, this trim is equipped with power features throughout, as well as cruise control. Anchoring the dash is a 5.0-inch touchscreen that includes an infotainment system with a rearview camera to aid in tricky reverse moves. Bluetooth with audio streaming and air conditioning are also standard on the SE.
To learn more about owning a used Tucson, contact our dealership to compare specs and pricing today!
(Posted on Jun 15, 2019 at 11:56AM by Michelle Bogle)
The 2018 Hyundai Sonata SE strikes the perfect balance between beautiful looks and strong performance. If you are seeking a well-equipped midsize sedan with pleasing on-road manners, stop into our dealership to take this preowned model for a spin!
The 2018 Sonata is anchored by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that pushes out 185-hp and 178 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Shiftronic, you’ll enjoy a fuel economy rating of 25/36 mpg city/highway. According to Edmunds, the sedan is surprisingly capable on challenging, twisty roads with well-managed body roll that certainly instills confidence. The brake pedal is also reassuringly firm and easy to control in everyday driving situations.
Slip inside and you’ll love the SE’s interior, which boasts a 7-inch touchscreen that houses a six-speaker sound system with Bluetooth and USB/auxiliary jacks, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, as well as a rearview camera. For your peace of mind, the Sonata is also equipped with blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, plus this trim features automatic headlights, power-folding front mirrors and power windows and door locks for your convenience.
Intrigued? To learn more about this preowned Hyundai Sonata, visit Sound Ford in Renton, Washington.
(Posted on Jun 6, 2019 at 07:41PM by Michelle Bogle)
For drivers that crave power and too-cool styling, the 2018 Dodge Charger SXT Plus does a stellar job of blending classic hot-rod performance with modern sensibility. It’s the ideal preowned sports sedan for summer – one that you should consider checking out today!
Pop the hood and you’ll be greeted by the 2018 Charger’s 3.6-liter V6 engine that pounds the pavement with 292 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission with rear-wheel drive, you’ll appreciate how saucy this vehicle is, especially as you punch it towards the red line. The steering is well-weighted too, and the hefty steering wheel feels good in the hands. Handling is also solid, while high-speed corners set off little body roll.
Riding on 18-inch wheels, the SXT Plus trim is aggressive looking with its LED foglights and sculpted body. Heated sport seats provide good support as you whip through turns, while the upgraded cloth upholstery and dual-zone automatic climate controls ensure a comfortable cabin. Anchoring the dash is Dodge’s Uconnect infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, HD radio and an upgraded six-speaker sound system. A rearview camera is standard for your convenience too.
Cruise into summer in a slick Dodge Charger SXT Plus! To schedule a test drive, call us at Sound Ford in Renton, Washington.
(Posted on Jun 6, 2019 at 07:19PM by Michelle Bogle)
New to the Toyota RAV4 line-up last year, the Adventure trim offers extra ground clearance and sharper styling for drivers that like to look good while exploring. If you are in the market for a used SUV for outdoorsy exploits, stop into Sound Ford to check this preowned option out!
Take one glimpse at the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure and it’s clear that it’s up for exploration. Rolling on rough and rugged 18-inch black alloy wheels, this SUV also sports a slightly raised suspension that equates to an overall ground clearance of 6.5 inches (up from the standard 6.1 inches). Aggressive fender flares accentuate the body, while the interior boasts a power moonroof and practical cloth upholstery. High-tech equipment also includes a back-up camera, Bluetooth connectivity and active cruise control.
Under the hood, the RAV4 is anchored by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that grunts out 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard, plus this SUV includes electronic stability control and traction control for added confidence. Despite its utility vehicle strappings, the RAV 4 is very easy to drive with stable turning and a well-balanced feel.
To learn more, contact our dealership in Renton, Washington, for a test drive.
(Posted on Jun 6, 2019 at 06:58PM by Michelle Bogle)
The 2018 Honda Pilot Touring is certainly one capable family hauler! If you are in the market for an SUV offering as much interior room as a minivan, but with enhanced versatility to tow toys or traverse over tough terrain, stop into Sound Ford to take this preowned platform for a spin.
Anchored by a 3.5-liter V6 engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 Pilot is strong and commanding, delivering 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of twist. When paired to the all-wheel drivetrain, the SUV is also equipped with active center and rear differentials that redistribute power to the wheels that need it most, allowing the Pilot to effortlessly charge through snow, sand and mud. Compared to other models in its segment, this three-row vehicle is nimbler than most, offering good stability and control, as well as above-average handling. Towing maxes out at 5,000 lbs, as well.
Sitting near the top of the trim levels, the Touring is luxurious in its offering, while sticking close to its utility vehicle roots. Equipped with roof rails and 20-inch wheels on the exterior, the cabin sports family-friendly creature comforts for all to enjoy. This includes a sunroof and leather upholstery, as well as one-touch sliding second-row seats and driver memory settings. A 10-speaker sound system fills the interior with incredible sound, while a power tailgate and heated front seats are standard too.
To go for a test drive, visit our dealership in Renton, Washington, today.
(Posted on May 29, 2019 at 07:43PM by Michelle Bogle)
A family favorite known for its comfortable ride quality and inspiring behind-the-wheel confidence, the 2018 Toyota Sienna L is a solid preowned minivan for drivers seeking sensible transportation. It’s also one of the quickest minivans on the market, proving that you don’t have to give up performance for utility.
Anchoring the 2018 Sienna is a strong 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates great power with 296 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque. It comes well-matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission that propels the van from zero to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds, which makes it the quickest minivan tested by Edmunds. On the road, the Sienna is tuned for comfort and general ease with pleasing handling and braking that makes for a contented on-road experience.
Inside the L trim, the Sienna offers seating for seven passengers. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels and automatic headlights on the exterior, as well as keyless entry and a rearview camera. Your kids will also appreciate the tri-zone automatic climate controls, which ensure good airflow no matter where they sit, while the five USB ports ensure everyone’s devices can stay charged up. For your peace of mind, this minivan also comes equipped with Toyota Safety Sense, which boasts forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.
Intrigued? To take this used minivan for a spin, contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington.
(Posted on May 29, 2019 at 07:38PM by Michelle Bogle)
Every now and again a special vehicle hits our preowned inventory at Sound Ford and this 2012 Buick LaCrosse Premium 2 is one of them. Priced at $15,971 with less than 30,000 miles to its name, this sedan boasts a perfect CARFAX and only one owner, making it a prime pick for Renton area used car shoppers.
Slip behind the wheel and see what we mean! This luxury-appointed sedan has been lovingly well-cared for and maintained. Inside the cabin, the LaCrosse Premium 2 is plush and lush with perforated leather upholstery, along with heated and ventilated front seats. The wood-trimmed and heated leather steering wheel also promises to feel good in your hands, while keyless ignition/entry makes starting your drives completely effortless. The power rear window sunshade is a nice high-end touch for your passengers, too.
Under the hood, powerful performance is directed by the 3.6-liter V6 engine that puts out 303 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic is standard, along with front-wheel drive, to deliver very good fuel economy of 17 mpg city and 27 mpg highway. Rolling on 17-inch alloy wheels, the exterior of the LaCrosse is sophisticated and timeless, offering many years of on-road enjoyment.
To take this preowned sedan for a test drive, contact our dealership today.
(Posted on May 29, 2019 at 07:33PM by Michelle Bogle)
Well-liked by automotive journalists for its bold American style and a quiet cabin, the 2018 Chrysler 300 is a smart pick for large sedan shoppers. If you’ve been thinking of getting into this preowned platform, visit our dealership in Renton, Washington, to go for a spin.
Under the hood, the 300 is anchored by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that throws 292 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, this sedan flies through its gears going from zero to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds. Its upshifts are supple too and the 3.6-liter's power delivery is exceptionally smooth – you won’t be craving a bigger engine with this powerplant in place. Rear-drive is standard, as well, for a solid dose of driving fun, while the sedan’s fuel economy comes in at 19/30 mpg city/highway.
Sitting near the top of the trims, the Limited is nicely loaded with premium features. This model’s well-insulated interior boasts heated and ventilated front seats, as well as heated rear seats, plus driver-side appointments, including a power-adjustable heated steering wheel, seat memory settings, and an auto-dimming side mirror. On the exterior, the 300 grabs attention from onlookers with its stylish 20-inch wheels and sharp exterior lines, as well as its bold front end with an aggressive grille. It’s the perfect combination of good looks and solid performance.
(Posted on May 24, 2019 at 05:45PM by Michelle Bogle)
A compact, agile body and athletic good looks come together in the 2018 Honda Fit Sport. If you are seeking a fully-loaded hatchback with strong engine performance and saucy handling, consider this preowned model as your next vehicle.
Powering the 2018 Fit is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that drives the front wheels to make 128 hp and 113 lb-ft. When equipped with the continuously variable transmission, it can run from 0 to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds, which is great for passing on the highway. This little hatchback is also nimble and light on its feet, making easy work out of city driving maneuvers. Parking is trouble-free, too, thanks to small overhangs and the standard rearview camera.
Riding on sleek 16-inch alloy wheels, the Sport trim is a real head-turner with its aggressive stance, foglights and stylish trim details. Inside the cabin, the dash is anchored by a 7-inch touchscreen interface that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus there is a six-speaker audio system with satellite radio delivering incredible sound. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob are standard on this model, along with the Fit's 60/40-split folding rear Magic Seat that makes loading cargo effortless.
To go for a spin, visit Sound Ford in Renton, Washington, today!