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    2013 Ford Fusion Takes the Title of "Green Car of the Year" at the L.A. Auto Show

    Last updated 1 year ago

    If you are interested in owning an eco-friendly car for 2013, consider the Green Car Journal’s Green Car of the Year: the 2013 Ford Fusion. The new Ford Fusion uses very little petroleum, emits low carbon dioxide emissions, and is reasonably priced considering the amount of technology beneath the hood and inside the cabin. Engine options on the new Ford Fusion include a hybrid-electric powertrain that achieves 100 MPGe.

    There’s more to the Ford Fusion than its fuel efficiency. To take a test drive in the 2013 Ford Fusion, stop by Capital Ford in Raleigh today. Check out our website or call us at (919) 790-4600 for more information or to schedule a test drive.

    I am very happy with my new Explorer XLT

    Last updated 1 year ago

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    • I have bought 5 Explorers from you and been very satisfied with the sales,finance. and service departments. Our salesman was superior.


    Hats off to Doug, Jesse, and Capitol Ford for a job well done! They've earned my business.

    Last updated 1 year ago

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    • My wife and I recently decided we wanted to reduce our monthly car payment while also purchasing a vehicle that will tow a small camper. We had a 2011 Kia Sorento (which we really liked but was not set up for towing) to trade and were looking for an Explorer or Escape. I had been looking at Craigslist and other online venues for a few weeks... More


    My review of Capital Ford

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    • When I was looking for a new car, I visited several dealerships, since no one place in Raleigh had all of the models on the lot that I wanted to test drive. Ted Cecil, the salesman I encountered at Capital, was the only one who had made the effort to get to know the new hybrid and "energi" models beyond the brochure copy. He helped... More

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    Inside Ford's Growing Green Success

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Ford is determined to offer a new car lineup that uses less fuel without sacrificing performance. It is this commitment to environmental responsibility that has helped Ford become a “green” leader in the automotive industry. Below are a few reasons why Ford dealerships are the best place to go for a practical, fuel-efficient, and fun-to-drive vehicle.

    Overall Fuel Economy Increases

    Over the last five years, Ford’s entire lineup has seen strong increases in fuel economy. It’s Ford’s philosophy that every vehicle in its lineup (not just the hybrids and the small cars) should have the best fuel efficiency possible. Some of the technologies that contribute to the efficiency of Ford’s new vehicle lineup are greater aerodynamic efficiency, lighter frame construction, and more efficient engines.

    EcoBoost Turbocharging Technology

    Many new Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs can be equipped with an EcoBoost engine. These engines are lightweight, direct injected, and turbocharged to increase overall performance while decreasing fuel consumption. In a new Ford with an EcoBoost engine, you’ll enjoy torque-rich acceleration in addition to significant fuel savings every month.

    Fuel-Efficient Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Models

    Ford currently offers five different vehicles with a hybrid or plug-in hybrid engine. The Ford C-MAX is the best-selling hybrid utility vehicle, even outselling the Toyota Prius V in its first few months of sales. The Ford C-MAX Energi features best-in-class fuel efficiency (108 MPGe) and offers a total driving range of 620 miles.

    Increased Access to Green Technology

    Ford is ensuring that as many dealerships as possible carry hybrid and plug-in hybrid technology. Since as many as one in four new-car shoppers are considering plug-in hybrids these days, Ford believes that it’s important to make hybrid and plug-in hybrid technologies accessible all over the country.

    To view Ford’s lineup of fuel-efficient cars, trucks, and SUVs, stop by Capital Ford in Raleigh today. We are consistently ranked among the top 10 Ford dealers in the nation, and we look forward to helping you find your next vehicle. If you have any questions, contact us online or call (919) 790-4600.  

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