If you’re shopping for your first car here at Folsom Lake Ford, our dealers are ready to help. We can definitely help you find a new Ford car that will make for a great first vehicle. Here are some of our top suggestions.

The 2021 Ford EcoSport

This is our smallest crossover. It offers the most car-like driving experience, so it won’t be hard for a new driver to get used to no matter what kind of vehicle they learned to drive in. It’s efficient, with an EPA-estimated gas mileage of 27 miles per gallon in cities and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

The 2021 Ford EcoSport offers comfortable seating for five and more cargo space than the typical sedan would have at its disposal. It’s also available with a wide range of Ford Co-Pilot360™ technologies, including a Blind Spot Information System that can tell you about vehicles approaching in your blind spot. This Ford crossover can allow newer drivers to safely practice their driving skills in all sorts of situations so that they can keep improving.

The 2021 Ford Escape

If you like the 2021 Ford EcoSport, but need something a bit roomier, the 2021 Ford Escape also makes for a great first car. This crossover offers so many options and trim levels, including hybrid models for the more eco-conscious new drivers out there.

The 2021 Ford Escape offers a full suite of Ford Co-Pilot360™ driver assistance features too, including Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. It can tow, it offers an all-wheel drive system, and all kinds of other capabilities. This is a Ford vehicle that can help a new driver grow and tackle all types of driving situations.

Visit our Ford dealers near Sacramento to learn more about these vehicles and the rest of our lineup. We can help drivers of all experience levels find the perfect Ford car!