(Posted on Feb 24, 2018 at 04:44PM by Laurel Steele)
If you’re on the lookout for a car that’s equally comfortable around town and on the track, consider a used 2014 Lexus IS 250.
This sports sedan runs on a 2.5-liter V6 engine, which cranks out an impressive 204 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with rear wheel drive. In an Edmunds acceleration test, the IS 250 was able to sprint from a complete stop to 60 mph in a respectable 7.5 seconds. You can expect a fuel economy of 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
Handling for the Lexus IS 250 is comfortable and capable. People who spend long hours behind the wheel will appreciate the control and tight suspension that accompany this ride. Whether you’re stuck in stop-and-go traffic or have settled in for a cross-country road trip, this car is a fantastic option.
While the IS 250 makes ride quality a priority, it’s still undoubtedly a sports sedan. This Lexus is most at home on serpentine roads. Twists and turns are no match for the electric power steering, while the engine keeps up with any fancy footwork you have in mind.
Find out if a Lexus IS 250 is right for you at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to explore our used sedan inventory online, which includes over 100 vehicles.
(Posted on Feb 22, 2018 at 07:53PM by Laurel Steele)
If you’re on the lookout for a capable and powerful compact sport sedan, consider a 2016 BMW 328i. This nimble car is sure to please with its outstanding maneuvering and brag-worthy fuel economy. Read on to discover why you should invest in a used model.
This performance vehicle runs on a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, which cranks out a menacing 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Choose the 6-speed automatic transmission and you’ll get an enviable fuel economy of 35 mpg on the highway. A review by The Car Connection says that boost comes easily and seamlessly with this engine, which can catapult the 328i from zero to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds.
Handling for this BMW is remarkable and exceeds the already high standards of past models. The electric power steering is communicative and responsive. Cornering is sharp whether you’re tackling hairpin turns or trying out some fancy footwork in the parking lot. Opt for the premium variable sport option and you’ll get extra crisp maneuvering.
Buckle up and take a BMW 328i for a test drive at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can also check out the rest of our used sedan inventory, which includes more than 100 vehicles, online or in person.
(Posted on Feb 21, 2018 at 05:45PM by Laurel Steele)
The 2014 Cadillac ATS Luxury is a fantastic option for consumers who want the absolute best when it comes to comfort, safety, and technology features. Continue reading to discover what makes this decadent set of wheels so special.
The Luxury trim level comes with the Cadillac User Experience (CUE) infotainment system, which lives on an 8-inch touchscreen in the center stack. You can use this interface to access HD Radio, which plays over the 10-speaker Bose stereo.
Both you and front seat passenger enjoy eight way power adjustable seats with power lumbar support. The Cadillac ATS Luxury further outfits the driver’s chair with a memory function. That means if someone borrows the car, you can easily switch back to your specific settings with the press of a button.
Edmunds says that choosing the Luxury trim also adds on a number of safety features like a rearview camera, which takes the guesswork out of backing up. Plus, you get front and rear parking sensors, which makes maneuvering into a parallel spot a complete breeze.
What are you waiting for? Visit us at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and find out if a Cadillac ATS is right for you. Discover the rest of our pre-owned sedan inventory online now.
(Posted on Feb 20, 2018 at 06:06PM by Laurel Steele)
If you want a car that takes everyone’s comfort into consideration, check out a used 2014 Chrysler 300C.
Both you and your co-pilot are spoiled by a number of features like leather upholstered heated and ventilated front seats. The Chrysler 300C also adds on two cup holders which can be warmed or chilled, depending on your beverage of choice. This is absolutely perfect for commuters whose morning coffee gets cold too quickly.
Chrysler takes driver comfort very seriously and why shouldn’t they? You’re the person doing all the work! That’s why your sitting position is so important. The pedals and heated tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel are both power adjustable. Your chair, which can move in eight different directions, also comes with a memory function.
The lucky pair sitting in back haven’t been left out. Edmunds says that they too enjoy heated and leather covered seats. These occupants are further treated to a power rear sunshade, which should help keep them cool when the sunshine just won’t quit.
Put a Chrysler 300 to the test at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington. You can also browse our complete used sedan inventory online now, which includes more than 100 vehicles.
(Posted on Feb 20, 2018 at 03:07AM by Laurel Steele)
If you’re on the prowl for a set of wheels that’s loaded with convenient features to make your time on the road easy and enjoyable, consider a used 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Premium.
According to an Edmunds review, this compact car comes with the Convenience Package. This set of tools includes keyless ignition and entry, as well as heated front seats, which are perfect for chilly mornings. Drivers enjoy an eight-way power adjustable chair, while everyone has access to a USB charging port.
The Premium trim adds on some exterior touches, which take car up a few rungs in terms of aesthetics. 17-inch wheels and chrome accents, bring the Cruze to a whole new level. It also comes with practical add ons like heated mirrors and an upgraded rear suspension.
The Chevy Cruze goes above and beyond with interior features like ambient cabin lighting. Pair your smartphone to the car and you can make calls with the touch of a steering wheel button. You’re also able to scan audio tracks without taking your attention from the road.
Take a Chevy Cruze for a test drive at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. If it isn’t the car of your dreams, you can explore the rest of our pre-owned sedan inventory, which consists of over 100 vehicles.
(Posted on Feb 18, 2018 at 12:03AM by Laurel Steele)
With recent improvements to its structure and a myriad of standard and optional safety features, the 2015 Toyota Camry is an excellent choice for anyone who values security above all else. Keep reading to see why you should consider a pre-owned model.
The Car Connection says that Toyota added 22 additional spot welds around the cowl in order to improve torsional rigidity. This new modification seems to have done the trick, as the Camry was named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS. The 2015 model also snagged a perfect five-star overall rating in government crash tests.
This sedan is overflowing with standard safety features, include ten airbags, ABS, and electronic stability control. The Camry further includes a Smart Stop Technology brake-override system, which will automatically slow down the car if it senses a possible collision.
You can add on many different tools like Rear Cross Traffic Alert and a Pre-Collision System. For people who get stressed during highway driving, we recommend the Adaptive Cruise Control. This feature will slightly adjust the Camry’s speed based on how quickly or slowly the vehicle in front of you is moving.
Find out if a Toyota Camry is right for you at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can take a 2015 model for a spin or check out the rest of our used sedan inventory.
(Posted on Jan 29, 2018 at 08:59PM by Laurel Steele)
With its outstanding EPA rating and lively road manners, a used Chevrolet Sonic RS should be at the top of your list when considering a new-to-you car.
The 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder under the hood is ready for adventure, cranking out 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque. This eager powertrain presents a stellar fuel economy of 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.
Sitting on a 6-speed automatic transmission, the Sonic RS delivers quick responses, even during intense acceleration. According to an Edmunds review, merging and passing in highway traffic is both fun and stress-free.
Amongst its subcompact competitors, the Sonic RS offers superior driving manners that you would expect to find in European cars. Steering is evenly weighted, even around hairpin turns. The RS also comes with a firmly tuned suspension, which tightens up handling, creating a sporty feel that all driving enthusiasts will enjoy. Even with the crisper maneuvering, this compact car provides a comfortable and smooth ride for all those on board.
What are you waiting for? Take a Chevy Sonic for a spin at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to explore our complete used sedan inventory online, before your visit.
(Posted on Jan 25, 2018 at 06:08PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a pre-owned 2014 Mazda6 i Grand Touring, if you want a midsize sedan that delivers an unparalleled performance both in the city and on the highway.
This set of wheels runs on a 2.5-liter direct-injected 16-valve aluminum four-cylinder, cranking out 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. According to Car and Driver, the Mazda6 comes with the i-ELOOP system, which uses regenerative braking a capacitors to cut down on alternator drag, resulting in a better fuel economy. Speaking of which, the EPA gave this mid-size sedan an exemplary rating of 26 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.
This Mazda is eager to please and happiest when it’s on the open road. In fact, in can zoom from zero to 60 mph in a startling 7.4 seconds. Quite the show off, it excels on serpentine roads thanks to a recently retuned suspension.The electric rack-and-pinion steering is equally at home making hairpin turns.
The 2014 model is also a pleasure to drive around town. It performs well in the Seattle stop-and-go traffic, traversing uneven pavement with ease. The chassis is firm and balanced, so no one gets jostled about in competitive parking lots.
Find out if a Mazda6 i is right for you at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can take a used model for a test drive and explore our comprehensive used sedan inventory.
(Posted on Jan 24, 2018 at 07:03PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a used 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI, if you want an affordable car with a neverending list of technology, comfort, and safety features.
According to one review, the 2016 Golf has made great strides with its LCD display, which now measures 8.0-inches. Drivers and passengers get capacitive-touch control, which allows you to navigate the screen using the same motions you would use on your smartphone, such as swiping or pinching. The new system furthermore adds on App-Connect capability, so you can integrate your favorite mobile functions.
We hope you like leather, because the inside of the VW Golf is covered in it - from the sumptuous upholstery to the steering-wheel and even the shift knob. The lucky driver and front seat passenger also enjoy heated seats, which will be much appreciated on chilly mornings.
But where Volkswagen really shines is safety technology. Automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control help you avoid any front collisions. Whereas blind-spot monitors and rear cross-traffic alert watch your sides and hindquarters.
Take a Volkswagen Golf for a test drive at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to check out our complete used hatchback inventory online.
(Posted on Jan 23, 2018 at 08:56PM by Laurel Steele)
If you want exceptional safety in an affordable package, then look no further than a pre-owned 2014 Kia Cadenza. The Car Connection says that this sedan presents you with luxury calibre features and crash test scores at an entry level price.
For starters, the Cadenza offers a smart cruise control system. This advanced feature measures four following distances and will apply the brakes and bring the car to a complete stop, if it detects a possible collision.
Do you spend long hours on the road and worry about dozing off? Then add on the lane-departure warning system. Should you drift from your intended path, the Cadenza will notify you through an audio alert. Tack on the blind spot detection feature and you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of your surroundings at all times.
These features are all well and good, but what do the experts think? Well, if you work for the IIHS, you’d give the Kia Cadenza the highly coveted label of Top Safety Pick. This 2014 sedan garnered the best possible marks for moderate overlap front, roof strength, and side protection. It also received a high score for head restraints and seats.
Experience a Cadenza for yourself at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can take this Kia or any of the other vehicles in our used sedan inventory for a test drive.