Ford is an American automaker that is so popular, especially in the American market, and markets a wide range of automobiles, the lineup includes tractors, buses, trucks, and pick-up trucks around the globe. Ford vehicles are highly known for their state-of-the-art interiors, reliability, stylish design, advanced features, and fuel efficiency which make them more attractive among buyers
In this article, we will talk about the 5 cheapest Ford cars in BE FORWARD.
5th: Kuga (SUV) From USD3,490~
The Ford Kuga, also known as the Ford Escape is a 5-door SUV that was introduced in 2012 and is still in production with over 3 generations. The Kuga is available in an all-wheel-drive/ front-wheel layout and also fitted with some advanced standard features which include keyless entry, navigation, auto start/stop system, driver and passenger airbags, side airbags, power windows, power steering, front and rear fog lights, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution system, brake assist, electronic stability program, and genuine leather wrapped-steering wheel.
The Kuga comes fitted with a straight-4 1.5L EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine generating power and torque of 179 hp at 6000 rpm, 240 Nm at 1600-5000 rpm; and a straight-4 2.0L EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine generating power and torque of 238 hp at 5500 rpm, 345 Nm at 2000-4500 rpm, supported by a 6-speed 6F35 automatic, 6-speed PowerShift automatic, or 6-speed manual transmission.
4th: Focus (Hatchback) From USD3,390~
The Focus is a 5-seat car with 2 rows. The front seats are roomy and comfortable with enough leg and headroom; while at the rear, the back seats have limited space, so tall passengers will find the space limited. The Focus cabin finishing is done with high-quality materials and is very well designed. Optional features found on higher spec models include a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, and heated front seats.
Standard features in the Focus include 2 USB ports, Ford’s SYNC infotainment system with a 4.2-inch display, a four-speaker audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, and voice recognition. High-end models get extra features such as remote start, Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touch screen, satellite radio, HD Radio, navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 10-speaker premium audio system.
Under the hood, the base Focus comes fitted with a direct-injected inline-4 2.0L engine that generates 160 hp.
The high-performance Focus ST comes fitted with an inline-4 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine that generates 252 hp and in 6.3 seconds reaches from 0 – 100 kph. The Focus RS comes fitted with an inline-4 2.3L turbocharged petrol engine that generates 350 hp. These engines are linked to a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, or 6-speed dual-clutch automatic.
3rd: F150 (Pickup) From USD2,600~
Ford Motors began the production of the F-Series in 1948 as a light-duty truck and has evolved since, and is currently sold as a full-size pick-up truck. The F-150 is part of the F-Series range and is Ford’s biggest-selling vehicle, with its 14th generation model launched in 2021.
The F-150 Single-Cab model seats 3 people, while the Super-Cab and the Double-Cab models can accommodate up to 5 or 6 people. The F-150 comes with the option of cloth, leather upholstery, or vinyl depending on trim. Other optional features include heated and cooled front seats, power-adjustable and massaging seats, and a heated steering wheel. The front seats of the F-150 are wide, supportive, and comfortable.
The 2015 F-150 comes with an option to choose between new 2 and 2 carried-over power plants as seen below; the base model comes fitted with a V6 3.5L petrol engine that generates 283 hp. The V6 2.7L (EcoBoost) turbocharged petrol engine generates 375 lb-ft of torque and 325 hp. The V8 5.0L petrol generates 400 lb-ft of torque and 395 hp.
The V6 3.5L EcoBoost petrol engine generates 470 lb-ft of torque and 375 hp.
2nd: Escape (SUV) From USD1,920~
The Ford Escape is a 5-door, 5-seater compact crossover Sport Utility Vehicle with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive or 4WD system. The Ford Escape was first produced in 2000 and is now in its 4th generation. It also offers some notable advanced standard features such as Ford‘s SYNC system, keyless entry, driver and passenger airbags, air conditioning, power windows, power steering, forward collision warning, an anti-lock braking system, enhanced park assist, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, brake assist, and an auto start-stop system.
The Ford Escape comes with a Duratec straight-4 2.5L petrol engine generating power and torque of 171 hp at 6000 rpm, 232 Nm at 4500 rpm; and a Duratec V6 3.0L petrol engine generating power and torque of 240 hp at 6550 rpm, 302 Nm at 4300 rpm, linked to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.
1st: Explorer (SUV) From USD1,890~
The Ford Explorer is a 3- (1991 – 2003) and 5-door compact SUV with a front-engine, rear-wheel drive or 4WD drivetrain. The Ford Explorer was first produced in 1990 and is now in its 6th generation offering some notable standard features which include LED headlights, power steering, power windows, SRS airbags, leather-wrapped steering wheel, push-button start, keyless entry, blind-spot monitoring system, cruise control, brake assist, off-road systems such as traction control, hill descent control, hill ascent assist, terrain management, and an anti-lock braking system.
The Ford Explorer is powered by an EcoBoost 2.0L straight-4 turbocharged petrol engine generating 240 hp at 5500 rpm, EcoBoost 2.3L straight-4 turbocharged petrol engine generating 257 hp at 5500 rpm, and a Duratec Ti-VCT 3.5L V6 petrol engine generating 289 hp at 6500 rpm, mated to a 6-speed automatic or a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.
Ford vehicles are one of the most known, not just in the North American market but around the globe due to their exquisite design, innovative features, impressive performance, outstanding fuel economy, and impressive reliability. So, if you need a cool-looking car with plenty of space, just try the Ford cars. Please visit BE FORWARD and check out our list of used Ford listed for sale.
Written by: Josephat Lukaza