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The Ford Fusion Energi: Plug-In Hybrid Architecture Offers Great Gas Mileage

For the environmentally conscious driver, you can't beat the Ford Fusion Energi. This popular plug-in hybrid combines engine power with lithium-ion battery power, offering a dependable, efficient driving experience.

One of the vehicle's best features is its SmartGauge. This gauge gives drivers the real-time information they need to optimize driving efficiency, like how close the vehicle is to the gasoline engine on/off threshold.  

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Step into the New Ford F-150 Raptor at Shawnee Mission Ford

After a few boring years in the new truck world, Ford released a bombshell when they brought out their new Ford F-150 Raptor. Through this pickup truck line, Ford attempted to build a high quality, luxury truck that still had power and a great deal of utility. The Raptor also has modern design features that make it stand apart from the competition.

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Ford Taurus and the Countless Technology Features

What makes the Ford Taurus such a popular full-size sedan year to year? These technology features might have something to do with it.

Get your Taurus on the highway and set the cruise control, then watch how impressive the Adaptive Cruise Control really is. Instead of you braking to avoid slower cars, the system scans far ahead of the car and will slow down automatically and then resume the desired speed once that vehicle has changed lanes or been passed.

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The Ford Escape: A Vehicle for Everyone?

With the variety of SUVs on the market, not many have stood the test of time. The Ford Escape has become part of the American automotive landscape since its introduction in 2001. Packed with capabilities that many other crossover vehicles can’t match, millions of drivers are proud owners of this vehicle.

Whether you are running errands, taking a cross-country journey, or towing cargo, the Escape offers something for everyone. 

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Ford F-150 Capability Features - Give Yourself A Break

At Shawnee Mission Ford, we can't wait to show you our Ford F-150, a popular half-ton pickup truck with top-rated tow and payload ratings. Some of our favorite features are:

Pro Trailer Backup Assist™

This handy feature takes the stress and temper tantrums out of backing a trailer into a tight space. Just turn a knob to point the trailer where it needs to go, and the Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ does the rest.

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The Ford C-Max: Excelling in Performance

Hybrids are among the most popular vehicles in today's market and it's easy to see why with hybrids like the compact Ford C-Max. It has all the economic features you would expect, with some performance features you wouldn't.

Ford added the EcoSelect button to the C-Max, which can increase the car's efficiency even more. By pushing this button, the C-Max changes its engine-behavior; accelerating softer and diminishing the aggressiveness of heating/cooling. But when you're not concerned about efficiency, the Ford C-Max holds the rank for best-in-class when it comes to horsepower...

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The Sleek Lines of the 2018 Explorer

For years, the Ford Explorer has been one of the most popular SUVs due to its power, and generous triple-row seating. Ford has been working hard to add sophisticated style to the Explorer's list of accolades. This is why the 2018 model is sure to impress!

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The All New Super Duty From Ford Will Help Maximize Your Productivity


Ford has already created a reputation of excellence with their Super Duty pickup truck. This is a vehicle that has become well known for its capability and performance and is an industry favorite for drivers that need to use it for work.

With the 2018 model, the Super Duty features a long list of productivity related features that will help you to work smarter as well. These features include:
  • Power tailgate release and remote locking tailgate
  • Ford's SYNC 3 voice recognition system
  • BOXLINK™ and LED box lights
  • BLIS® with cross traffic alert and trailer tow
  • ...
 
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The Ford Flex Will Impress With All Of The Technology That Is Built In


Ford has consistently been a leader when it comes to automotive technology. Their innovation in this category has kept them at the forefront and kept their customers coming back again and again every time they are ready to purchase their next vehicle.

Drivers of the all new Ford Flex for 2018 will again be impressed with all of the technology features that show up in this vehicle, such as:
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC®
  • Available SYNC® 3 with Apple CarPlay ™ and Android Auto ™
  • BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Navigation w/SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® Engine
  • ...
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FWD vs. RWD: What Drivetrain Matters


Depending on your price point and the type of vehicle you want, you will have to choose a drivetrain that will help you get the driving experience you want. Front-wheel drive is important for driving in most types of conditions, such as slippery roads during the winter and rainy seasons. Rear-wheel drive vehicles are most common, and they typically have a lower price point.

There is also a third option. All-wheel drive (AWD) or four-wheel drive (4WD) comes with certain types of vehicles made for off-roading, including pickup trucks and SUVs, but also with performance, high-end models...
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