Great Vehicles for Traveling Long Distances


Traveling long distances certainly doesn’t have to be exhausting. Extended drives can be rewarding and might as well provide some much-needed quality time for all the people in the vehicle. If, however, the car is cramped and not suited for lengthy trips, it can result in an unpleasant experience. That’s why selecting the right model is crucial if you’re going to be driving long distances in it.

Here are some Ford cars in Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Cary that provide you with great long-distance driving experience.

Ford Expedition
The Ford Expedition is a large SUV capable of carrying up to eight people conveniently with premium trims and plenty of cargo space, which is perfect for long road trips. The Expedition’s Co-Pilot system promotes driving through multiple warnings, such as blind-spot monitoring, forward collision alert, and much more. 

The Ford Expedition is operated by an EcoBoost 3.5-liter engine that produces enough horsepower to be used satisfactorily while traveling on any road comfortably. With access to a premium B&O Sound System, which pumps 1,100 watts of sound from 12 speakers, you can ensure top-notch entertainment on your long drive. 

Ford Fiesta
The Ford Fiesta has a capacity of five passengers in a 4-door sedan. Safety features in the Ford Fiesta include dual-stage airbags for the protection of all passengers as well as side-curtain airbags. 

A 1.6-liter engine, which produces 120 horsepower, propels the sedan. Besides, several comfort features in the cabin, like automatic temperature control, a navigation system that can also be voice-activated, a power moon-roof, an MP3-capable AM/FM stereo, and more, make journeying over long distances seem effortless. 

Ford Fusion 
The Ford Fusion has sophisticated vehicle-assist technology and boasts a 2.5L i-VCT engine that produces 175 horsepower and a torque of 175 lb-ft. The EPA fuel economy ratings for the Ford Fusion are 31 MPG (highway) and 21 MPG (city). 

Automatic dual-zone climate control, an LCD screen sized at 8 inches, Sony’s 12-speaker audio system, and a Personal Safety System for all passengers, including dual-stage and side-curtain airbags, ensure you’re safe on your long drive. 

Visit University Ford of Durham today to check these Ford models for yourself.