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Certified Peace of Mind: Certified Pre-Owned

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The current Ford lineup is full of some all out great cars.  We’ll focus on two highlights in the lineup; The Fusion, with its charming looks, roomy cabin, (and it was even named a best car for recent college graduates by Autotrader), and the Escape, the powerful and athletic SUV.  But lets say you’re in the market for something pre-owned.  A newer vehicle comes with some advantages, but the used market provides some very affordable alternatives.  No, we don’t mean those “buy here, pay here” places, we mean Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. Read More

2015 Mustang Revealed

2015 Ford Mustang

Ford’s catchy jingle in their recent commercials “you got me looking for the next best thing” is right in tune with society today, reflecting our attitudes on new and trendy products coming out everyday.  Then there is the Ford Mustang.  Released April 17, 1964, the Mustang has been a cornerstone of performance vehicles and American muscle for 50 years now and still continues to grow.  To celebrate this 50 year mark, Ford is releasing the all new 2015 Mustang with a plethora of new options and engines on the way. Early this week Car and Driver leaked all the details Ford doesn’t want you to know about the 2015, here is everything you need to know.

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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for the Winter

How To Prepare your Vehicle For Winter

“How to properly prepare your vehicle for the winter months.”

As we approach the winter months it is very important that you take some time to prepare your vehicle for the extreme weather that may affect you and your vehicle. Along with extreme weather comes slower traffic, hot tempers, hazardous road conditions and many other unforeseen dangers. As an automobile owner it is your responsibility to take care of your vehicle to assure that you make it through these upcoming months without damage to your vehicle as well as the other drivers on the road. This article will help you prepare your vehicle for the harsh conditions that winter has to offer.

Where to start?

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How to Determine Vehicle Equity

How to Determine Vehicle Equity

How to Determine Vehicle Equity

If your thinking about trading in or selling your vehicle, then vehicle equity is something you should know about. Having equity in your vehicle means it is worth more than you owe on it. It is easy to determine equity on your vehicle if you have already paid it off. The value of the vehicle is then considered the amount of equity you have. If you’re still paying your vehicle off, then it could be a little tricky.

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What is Credit? A Quick Guide to Reports and Scores

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What is credit? Almost all of your big purchases in life, whether it’s a house, car, student loans, or a computer, will depend upon your credit. A three-digit number – your credit score – will determine whether you will be able to make these purchases and for how much. Many people believe that if you pay your bills on time you will have a good score. While this is one of the driving factors of having a good score, there is much more that accounts for the overall value. In this article we will put together a quick guide on how credit reports work, what determines your score, and how you can go about improving that three digit number.

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Vehicles Ford Should Bring Back: Part 1 – Trucks

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Vehicles Ford Should Bring Back: Part 1 – Trucks

Ford is one of the leading company’s on the edge of innovation and technology, not just in the automotive industry, but globally in a world where keeping up with the rapid changing advances in our lives is vital. The 2014 Ford line up is one of the most  cutting-edge, stylish line up that the automotive industry has seen to date. With the substantial improvement in MyFord Touch and Ford Sync, Ford is revolutionizing what is available to you while you’re on the road. Great gas-mileage across the board, combined with stylish new looks and Ecoboost engines, creates a line up with a little something for everyone. That being said, there are a few iconic, niche models that we demand Ford to reinstate for the sake of keeping their historic identity. In part 1, we bring you 3 truck models we believe Ford should bring back from the dead!

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Routine Maintenance: Why and When?

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The term “routine maintenance” might make you cringe over the thought of spending more money on your vehicle, but we’re here to show you how routine maintenance will help you go further. Many people strive to keep their car in shape when they first purchase it, but in most cases,  the importance of it loses validity after a couple of months. With proper care, your vehicles life span can increase by thousands of miles. Spending a couple bucks every few months will pay off  in the long run when it’s the difference between changing fluids or replacing your whole transmission. In this article, we want to highlight the pros of routine maintenance and provide a simple, easy-to-follow guideline of when to perform these maintenance items.

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Ford Atlas Concept: A Glimpse into the Future of Ford Trucks

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Ford has unveiled their next effort which is poised to change the truck market.  The next generation Ford F-150 pickup titled “Atlas” promises to raise the bar on tech, style, and fuel economy.  The Ford Atlas Concept serves as a demonstration of future technology coming to Ford vehicles.  Aside from a much improved touch screen infotainment system, the next gen F-150 will weigh several hundreds pounds less, feature more efficient engine options, and will employ active grille shutters along with a drop-down front air dam to maximize efficiency.  New to market features include Dynamic Hitch Assist (with touch screen integration), 360 degree camera, next generation tailgate step, and hidden cargo ramps which will allow loading equipment with wheels into the bed.

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