Ford 2006 Escape – Background (#1 in a series)
Our family needed another car. My wife drove a Toyota Camry too and from work. My son and I shared a Toyota 4 Runner until he started work and went to a local college. It then became his car as work expanded and college got more intense. My daughter needed some wheels during her senior year in high school, 2010. She and I would share that car. I asked her to do the research with my supervision. Toyota vehicles were top on my list but for some reason, I asked my daughter to check to see which dealerships in the area had good ratings. That began the process of running this project off the rails. My daughter found a dealership in Fullerton, McCoy Mills, which had a darn near perfect score and glowing customer reports. We failed to do a good automobile model search which I am at fault for not requiring. We decided to just go to McCoy Mills Ford dealership and look to see what they had and then travel over to a nearby Toyota dealership. Upon arriving at McCoy Mills we found their sales people were quite friendly with no sales pressure applied to us. The sales person just presented the used cars as if he was our friend devoid of any hype. He just asked us what we wanted and answered our questions honestly. My daughter looked at each car that interested her by its outside look and then sat in each vehicle that interested her and found that she loved the Ford Escape dash board the best. I don’t know what happened to what little intellect that I have because I should have insisted that we go home to research the Escape after visiting a Toyota dealership. I utterly blew it. We purchased the 2006 Ford Escape because my daughter liked the dash and it had a multiple CD disk changer as part of the AM/FM radio.