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The Road Trip Dream

Your next road trip can be a dream or a nightmare. The difference is in the steps you take to prepare.

STEP 1) Have your vehicle checked by qualified technicians. Call for an appointment and let our service bay mechanic give your vehicle a clean bill of health before your trip.

STEP 2) Make the trip fun for the little ones. Children bore easily, and become irritable when bored. Many modern vehicles have the ability to show movies from DVDs or play the children’s favorite tunes over the vehicle’s sound system.

You can also go old school and…
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Car Wash

Make your friends jealous with a clean car. In most cities, a car wash opens early and stays open late. You can have a car hand washed or by a machine. Extra meticulous owners might prefer to take care of this chore with no outside help. However, a professional car wash covers details you might miss. Put your car cleaning on a schedule and you will keep it looking like new.

A car's exterior collects bugs, salt, and dust every day. Pollen is terrible for a car's finish, particularly after rain. If left sitting on your car, pollen…
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Using Your Cruise Control Can Save Gas

All new vehicles have this standard option and it is useful for many reasons. Not the least of which is that you can cut down on your fuel consumption when using your cruise control effectively. First of all, cruise control is not recommended for city driving. There are too many starts and stops as well as the fact that you will not be going fast enough to warrant its use. In the city, cruise control can actually hurt your fuel consumption.

When you are on a highway or interstate with uninterrupted travel, cruise control typically works best if you set…
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2017 Ford Explorer Struts its Stuff for MotorWeek Staffers

If you're in the market for a full-size SUV, we here at Interstate Ford feel you'd be wise to try ours -- the 2017 Explorer -- on for size.

And why is that, exactly?

Please allow our pals over at MotorWeek to offer up an explanation; their evaluation of the Explorer is as follows:

Is high-octane performance the priority? Well, if so, the Explorer's top-tier powertrain, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, may well be the one for you.

Standard on the Sport and Platinum models, this turbo-V6 teams with a six-speed automatic transmission to produce a plenteous 365 horsepower…

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Fusion Gives Consumers the Ultimate Driving Experience

On a regular basis, there are a number of consumers who are looking to get the best vehicle that they can get. When it comes to high quality vehicles to consider, one of them is the Ford Fusion. As a midsize sedan, the Fusion provides you with an ideal car for everyday use. Its space allows you to transport a number of items in the trunk along with up to four passengers. With good fuel economy, you will be able to drive long distances without having to spend an excessive amount of money on gas. Along with fuel economy and…
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Regular Oil Changes Protect Engine Performance

Your car represents one of the biggest investments you make, so keeping it in good standing is a smart idea to protect your investment. This includes taking it to the dealership for regular oil changes. Changing a car's oil is one of the best steps you can take to protect the engine's performance and ensure the longevity of your car's engine. Changing the oil on a regular basis helps to lubricate the engine properly. When oil becomes old, it fails to regulate the engine's operating temperature properly...

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The 2017 Ford Explorer Will Not Disappoint

Are you adventure-ready? Shouldn't the vehicle you drive be? With the Ford Explorer, you will be ready and equipped to take on almost any exciting adventure head-on. It has the goods from smart hardware to smart software to a very smart design. It gives you the power you want in a very stylish ride that can deliver the power you seek. It even offers a lot of fun extras like Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System, AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control. It also has an available PowerFold third-row seat and second-row bucket seats...

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2017 Ford Escape: Big-SUV Driving Pleasure in a Compact Crossover

Whether love to take on the highway behind the wheel of an SUV or just want a stylish yet powerful crossover compact enough for cruising through the city, 2017's Ford Escape has you covered, with a road feel that combines the best of both worlds. A 2.5L i-VCT engine comes standard, with six-speed automatic transmission that employs SelectShift® for smooth gear changes. Escape's midrange build's 2.0L turbocharged engine accelerates from 0 up to 60 mph in up to 7.1 seconds, showcasing the drive needed to take you where you want to go.

And Escape…

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5 Things You Should Never Do In Your Brand New Ford

You may be eager to get your new Ford F-150 home to finally do a heavy towing job you've been putting off. Now that you have a reliable, capable pickup, you have no excuse not to, right?

If you are a chronic procrastinator, there may be good news yet!

When a vehicle is new off the lot, it has a break-in period that requires special care. For the first few hundred miles, avoid:

  • Fully opening the throttle
  • Redlining the rpm
  • Using cruise control
  • Short trips in which the engine does not reach operating temperature
  • Towing

As a recent Engineering…

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