(Posted on Feb 11, 2018 at 11:30PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a pre-owned 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 if you want a vehicle that offers a comfortable and powerful driving experience.
Pop the hood and you’ll find a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, which cranks out a lively 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Resting on a seven-speed automatic manual transmission, this crossover is ready for action. This Mercedes-Benz is energetic to say the least. Hit the gas and you’ll reach 60 mph in just 7.1 seconds, so there’s no need to worry about the GLA250 being a slow poke.
This vehicle is also quite thrifty with fuel, earning an EPA rating of 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. Edmunds says that the 2015 model also includes an automatic stop-start function, which will kill the motor to save gas when you’re at a standstill.
This Mercedes-Benz is fast on its feet, handling more like a nimble hatchback than an SUV. The electric power steering is communicative and agile. The GLA250 also boasts exceptional balance and you’ll experience little to no body roll around sharp corners.
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(Posted on Feb 6, 2018 at 06:18PM by Laurel Steele)
If you want your set of wheels to be expansive on the inside with an economy sized exterior, The Car Connection recommends a pre-owned 2014 Honda CR-V EX-L. With lots of elbow room for people and a capacious cargo area for belongings, consumers are guaranteed to be pleased.
This Honda boasts some impressive cabin measurements that consider the comfort of everyone on board. The driver and front passenger each get an airy 37.9 inches of headroom and 41.3 inches for their legs. The lucky pair sitting in the back are also treated to plenty of wiggle room, with 39.6 inches for noggins and 38.3 inches for lower halves. All four seats are well bolstered and supported, which makes the 2014 model a great choice for family road trips.
The CR-V is also quite accommodating for cargo as well. Starting with a noteworthy 37.2 cubic-feet behind the second row, this crossover is capable of toting a voluminous 61.4 cu-ft. All you have to do is lower the rear seats, which is done easily by pulling a simple strap on the side. This creates a nearly flat floor, which is ideal for packing more cumbersome items.
What are you waiting for? Come to Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and take a Honda CR-V for a test drive. Don’t forget to browse our complete used SUV and crossover inventory online now.
(Posted on Feb 4, 2018 at 05:48PM by Laurel Steele)
The Car Connection says that the 2014 Subaru Outback is one of the most secure family vehicles around, thanks to its top ratings from both the government and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition to its exemplary crash test scores, this crossover also boasts some very impressive features that set it apart from the competition. Keep reading to see why you should consider a pre-owned model.
The Outback is one of the only mid-size crossovers in its price range to offer all-wheel drive. This Subaru is also noteworthy for its hill-holder feature, which keeps the vehicle on the straight and narrow on inclines higher than 5 percent.
The 2014 model also comes with Subaru’s newly improved EyeSight. This feature is composed of stereo cameras mounted on the windshield, that can detect potential accidents ahead of you. These recording devices send data to other systems like adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, and lane-departure warning.
Take a Subaru Outback for a spin at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. If it isn’t the car of your dreams, you can test drive any of the other vehicles in our crossover and SUV inventory.
(Posted on Jan 31, 2018 at 06:09PM by Laurel Steele)
The 2016 Nissan Rogue is a fantastic option for drivers who want power and performance, along with efficiency and comfort. Keep reading to see why you should consider a used model of this capable crossover.
The energetic 170 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque cranked out by the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine provides more than enough zip to whisk you and four other passengers across town. This powertrain is matched with an Xtronic continuously variable transmission, which is ideal for day-to-day driving. The CVT is responsible for the Rogue’s exemplary fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
Adept electric-assist power steering paired with this compact-crossover’s modest measurements, provide you with the control and agility you need for weaving through fast paced traffic. But overall, the maneuvering is - thankfully - relaxed. The suspension is tuned so that no one on board gets jostled about the cabin, even when traversing gravel streets or serpentine roads. KBB.com says that this type of handling is becoming increasingly rare.
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(Posted on Jan 27, 2018 at 08:10PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a pre-owned 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Limited, if you want a small SUV that provides you with the best in interior upgrades, technology, and safety options.
Step inside the vehicle and have a seat on the luxurious leather upholstery. The upgraded instrumentation on the dash is stylish and easier to read. Passengers also enjoy ambient interior lighting, which can elevate the experience of something as mundane as running to the supermarket.
The Limited trim level comes with some very convenient tech features, such as dual USB ports, which are perfect for charging tablets, mobiles, and the like. Several inches above, you’ll find the 7.0-inch touchscreen display, which can be used to access the Crosstrek’s navigation system and satellite radio.
Edmunds says that you also have the option to add on Subaru’s EyeSight package. This set of safety features helps you stay aware of your surroundings at all times, using tools like lane-departure warning and a forward collision mitigation system. The latter will automatically apply the brakes, if it detects that you’re getting too close to the vehicle in front of you.
Get behind the wheel of this Subaru at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. Don’t forget to explore our complete used SUV and crossover inventories online before your visit.
(Posted on Jan 17, 2018 at 05:58PM by Laurel Steele)
The 2016 Kia Soul is a fantastic option on its own, but when you add on the Plus trim level, you get a whole new car. Keep reading to see why you should consider a used model.
For starters, the Soul+ gets an upgraded 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which kicks out a lively 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. In addition to that, this powertrain grants you a stellar fuel-economy of 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. Tack on 17-inch wheels, foglights, and a sexy gloss black grille and you’ve got a car that’s ready for anything.
This trim level also comes with practical features like a 4.3-inch touchscreen, which can be used for navigation or operating the stereo system. According to Edmunds, you also get much appreciated cruise control and keyless entry.
Soul+ drivers and their passengers are treated to a few additional comfort features, including upgraded cloth upholstery. There’s also a fold-down armrest in back and another in front with an expansive storage compartment.
Visit us at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today and take a Kia Soul+ for a spin. If you aren’t satisfied, you can test drive any of the other vehicles in our pre-owned crossover and SUV inventories.
(Posted on Jan 16, 2018 at 08:59PM by Laurel Steele)
Consider a used 2014 Kia Sorento EX, if you want a crossover that provides you with the best in practicalities and comfort.
This trim level starts by adding a host of useful features like a rear spoiler for enhanced drivability and roof rails for toting your favorite gear. Edmunds says that you also get press button ignition and entry, which saves you the trouble of fumbling with a myriad of keys.
You’ll have no issues with comfort inside the Sorento, thanks to leather upholstery throughout. The lucky pair up front enjoy heated seats, while the driver’s chair is power-adjustable in eight directions with lumbar support. Dual-zone automatic climate control also ensures that the in-cabin experience is pleasant for everyone on board.
Every vehicle needs plenty of illumination and the Sorento is no exception. When you choose the EX trim level, you get ambient interior lighting to set the mood wherever you go. Also included is an auto-dimming rearview mirror and back-seat sunshades.
Get inside a Kia Sorento at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can take a 2014 model for a test drive and explore the rest of our crossover and SUV inventories.
(Posted on Jan 13, 2018 at 10:33PM by Laurel Steele)
If you’re in the market for a budget-friendly crossover that’s packed with technology features, you need look no further than a 2017 pre-owned Kia Sportage LX.
A rearview camera comes standard in this vehicle, so backing up is a cinch. You can also rock out to satellite radio through the better than average 6-speaker stereo system. Additionally, the Sportage includes hands-free calling, so your attention stays on the road, rather than your phone.
The Car Connection says that the 2017 model is fitted with a 6.5-inch touchscreen with a clean and responsive interface. This LCD display is used to navigate between all of the aforementioned entertainment features. Explore your personal playlists or choose your favorite radio station with a few taps of your finger.
You can also pair your smartphone to the Sportage, which enables you to access the EVO eServices telematics systems, including vehicle diagnostics and emergency assistance. This method is ideal for frugal consumers, who don’t want to spend the extra money for special subscriptions.
Come try out these tech features for yourself at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can take a Kia Sportage or any of the other vehicles in our crossover and SUV inventories for a test drive.
(Posted on Dec 28, 2017 at 05:44PM by Laurel Steele)
The 2017 Dodge Journey is an excellent choice for people who need loads of space for passengers, cargo, and personal items. Keep reading to discover why you should invest in a used model of this vehicle.
If you happen to know a lot of people over 6-feet tall, you can rest assured that all of them will be happy to ride in your Dodge Journey. With 40.8 inches of headroom for the driver and copilot and a nearly equal 39.9 inches for the rest of the cabin, no one will be bumping their noggins on the roof of the vehicle. Legroom is also noteworthy at 40.9-in up front and 36.1-in in the rear. Motor Trend says that this crossover includes clever under-floor and in-seat storage for personal items like books and phones.
The Journey is also quite accommodating to cargo. It starts with a 10.7 cubic-foot area at the rear, which is perfect for a trip to the grocery store. Ditch the way-back seats and you’ll get 37 cu-ft. If you’re planning on buying a year’s supply of paper towels, no problem. Remove the second row and you get a jaw-dropping 67.6 cu-ft.
Test drive a Dodge Journey at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. If it isn’t your glass slipper, you can check out any of the other vehicles in our pre-owned SUV and crossover inventory.
(Posted on Dec 21, 2017 at 05:25PM by Laurel Steele)
If you’re in the market for a crossover SUV that boasts a great EPA rating, as well as nimble driving manners, consider a pre-owned 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.
The 2.0-liter four-cylinder under the hood delivers a lively 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque, which is more than enough kick to carry you across town or across the country, if you’re up for the adventure. With noteworthy fuel-economy of 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, you just might end up taking the Outlander Sport on a road trip.
KBB.com comments that this crossover SUV offers an exceptional vantage point, thanks to a high seating position and big windows. Combine that with the modest dimensions of the Outlander Sport and you’ve got a vehicle that instills confidence and control, wherever you’re navigating through traffic.
Because of its finely tuned suspension, this Mitsubishi provides you with an agile driving experience. The 2016 model grips the ground well, which is important during the Pacific Northwest winter. Steering and braking are both responsive without jerking you and your passengers around.
Take a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport for a spin at Sound Ford in Seattle, Washington today. You can also view our complete used SUV and crossover inventory online now.