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Ford Has a Superb SUV in the 2017 Explorer

Are you perusing the full-size crossover class for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Barbee's Freeway Ford Inc. think you may well meet your match in ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And how is it we arrived at this conclusion?

Team up with the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek to find out; their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

Providing a "kitchen sink" level of standard appointment is the Explorer's range-topping trim, the Platinum.

Standard features on this model include a 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance ...

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2017 Ford Escape Gets Great Marks from Autotrader Team

If you're seeking a daily driver that can truly do it all, we here at Barbee's Freeway Ford Inc. would be quick to recommend a test run in our standout compact SUV, the 2017 Escape.

Wondering why we would?

Then, click "play" on the clip below. Here now with her review on the Escape is Autotrader commentator Debra Shigley:

Though not quite as decked-out as some of the top-tier trims, the base S iteration is nonetheless very impressive.

Standard features on this model include 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlamps, LED taillights, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split…

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2016 Ford Flex Shakes Up SUV Segment in All the Right Ways

If you're sick of the "same old same" that makes up much of the full-size crossover class, then your buds at Barbee's Freeway Ford Inc. feel you'd be wise to give the 2016 Ford Flex a good, long look.

What sets this utility hauler apart from the herd? Pair up with Autotrader pundit, Jabari Jones, in the clip below for a closer look:

In base form, the Flex is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 that's good for a decent 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission routes the juice to the…

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Autotrader Astounded by Fresh-Faced 2015 Ford Edge

Quickly and quietly, and without a whole lot of fanfare, the Ford Edge has fast become one of our favorites throughout the entire fleet here at Barbee's Freeway Ford Inc.

Might this magnificent midsize SUV have a similar effect on you? There is, of course, only one way to find out. Check it out in the clip below:

While we certainly can't find fault with any of the Edge's engine options, we also must admit: the drivetrain of the top-tier Sport model in many ways takes the cake.

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