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Pete Harkness highlights new 2015 Ford models in Rockford, Ill

Published 11 September 2014

Pete Harkness is highlighting two new 2015 Ford models forRockford, Ill. residents to demonstrate the excellent quality of Ford vehicles. The 2015 Ford Fusion is an excellent option for drivers looking for a sporty, family sedan that features multiple performance options as well as an exceptional safety rating. Consumers looking for a rugged, versatile SUV will find the 2015 Ford Explorer one of the best models on the road.

Featuring Ford EcoBoost power platforms, the 2015 Ford Fusion has excellent performance value that will deliver exceptional fuel economy as well as exhilarating power. For fuel economy, the Ford Fusion is available with a turbocharged 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder capable of 181 horsepower and a combined fuel rating of 28 mpg. A performance-based 2.0-liter EcoBoost four churns out 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque for unrelenting excitement and power.

A 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pick, the Ford Fusion is an incredible option for family-oriented Rockford drivers and that fact remains for 2015. Crash ratings are exemplary for the Fusion, building a fantastic safety foundation that is advanced by additional safety features. Ford Sync 911 Assist crash-notification will provide immediate assistance in the event of an accident and Ford MyKey will give parents peace of mind when it comes to young drivers.

The 2015 Ford Explorer is a spacious and loaded SUV that delivers versatile performance across the board. Base model Explorers are powered by a 290-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 and can be equipped with four-wheel drive and the Ford Terrain Management System. Upgrading to EcoBoost technology will give drivers the option of an efficient 2.0-liter four-cylinder capable of 240 horses or a power-packed 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that provides a humongous 365 horsepower. Ford Explorer models equipped with V6 power options are also capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds.

Adding the Ford Sync with MyFord Touch interface will give Rockford-area drivers interested in the 2015 Ford Explorer unrivaled infotainment options that are customizable through an 8-inch LCD touchscreen. Ford Sync also upgrades driver safety with Sync 911 Assist. An available power-activated liftgate also adds exceptional convenience to the new Ford Explorer.



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