3 Ford Green Machines Hit the Kelley Blue Book “10 Best Green Cars of 2013”

May 15th, 2013 by
2013 Ford Focus Electric

2013 Ford Focus Electric

If you are looking to reduce the size of your carbon footprint by going green behind the wheel, you aren’t alone friend! Many drivers are thinking green these days and a growing number of today’s most popular models are being offered with a hybrid, electric, or diesel option. Ford is showing up to meet the need for green and showing off while doing so! As a matter of fact, out of 10 cars chosen by the Kelley Blue Book as the 10 Best Green Cars of 2013, the Ford Motor Company proudly holds 3 positions. River View Ford in Oswego celebrates Ford’s commitment to their customers and to the environment with the highly noted 2013 Focus Electric, 2013 C-MAX Energi, and the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

A Glimpse of the Green Machines

The Focus Electric, C-MAX Energi, and the MKZ all boast a fuel-efficient driving experience provided by SmartGauge with EcoGuide, which teaches drivers how to optimize their hybrid’s performance. Let’s take a look at our favorite green machines to see what they have to offer:

  • The 2013 Focus Electric: Offering an EPA estimated city/hwy/combo mpge of 110/99/105 and giving drivers a range of 76 miles, the Focus Electric is a snappy hatchback fueled by a 23kWh lithium-ion battery pack mated to a 107-kilowatt (143 hp) electric drive motor. One of the most fuel-efficient cars on the highway, the Focus Electric is still loaded with high-tech features such as a rearview camera, satellite radio, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and rear parking sensors.
  • The 2013 C-MAX Energi: This all-new super-efficient model is also budget friendly, rolling in with a starting MSRP of just $33,345, making it one of the most affordable plug-in hybrid’s on the road. Offering an EPA estimated city/hwy/combo mpge of 108/92/100, a 2.0L 4-cylinder hybrid engine powers the C-MAX Energi. Loaded with Bluetooth connectivity, the MyFord Touch interface, and satellite radio, it’s a fun-to-drive green ride.
  • The 2013 MKZ Hybrid: When luxury and green technology got together, the 2013 MKZ Hybrid came to life. A modern technological powerhouse, the MKZ Hybrid offers an EPA estimated city/hwy/combo mpg of 45/45/45 and is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder electric motor that pushes 188 hp. Loaded with tech features such as the MyLincoln Touch infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, 8-inch touchscreen, and Sync voice command, the MKZ Hybrid is a contemporary ride.


Visit River View Ford

If you have been dreaming of a green machine, visit River View Ford at 2200 US 30 in Oswego for more information about our infamous Best Green Cars of 2013. For more information in the meantime, contact our sales staff at 630-897-8900. We hope to hear from you soon!

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