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Which Ford Is the Best Uber Vehicle?

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Uber is the very popular smartphone app that allows users to get transportation in the form of drivers using their personal vehicles. As a user, it is not uncommon to see a trend of car makes that are popular. For example, I have had many different Honda Accords and Toyota Corollas as Uber Vehicles. But with the popularity and limited color choices, I have seen people get into the wrong vehicle thinking it was the Uber they ordered. It wasn’t until I started to notice the good and bad qualities of an Uber Vehicle that I realized, a new Ford would make a really good one.

Luckily for me, I requested an Uber X, and too my surprise, it wasn’t the typical bland sedan, but rather a Ford Edge. This Edge was an older model, but no older than a 2012 if I had to guess. The instantly recognizable styling of the Edge made is stand out in traffic, and its black painted 20-inch Sport Appearance Package wheels with White paint made a statement.

2016 Edge

The Edge provides a great package of utility and urban style, a must have for standing out in a crowd.

The Uber pulled up on the side of a busy street, and my three friends and I got in. Instantly we realized this car was levels ahead of the basic bland-mobiles we were used to. The seats were Leather with suede inserts, a feature only found on the Sport Appearance Package. The MyFordTouch system was easy for playing music, or clearly displaying radio and climate information. The seats were comfy, the backseat was spacious, but the best feature for passengers had to be the Vista Roof panoramic sunroof. Driving around the city looking up at the buildings through the large sunroof was just a cool way to enjoy the ride. By the end of the journey, everyone was comfortable, and the Edge received many complements for its smooth ride that make potholes seem invisible to the passengers.

2016 Edge

A roomy backseat and airy cabin sunroof make the Edge a lovely place to be!

2016 Edge

Heated Rear Seats also add points for rear passenger comfort.

So my vote for the best Ford Uber vehicle is the Ford Edge. The older bodystyle makes a really good buy as a Certified Pre-Owned model, as even the lower trims come very well equipped. They get great gas mileage at 21 city/ 30 highway with the EcoBoost engine, have available intelligent All-Wheel-Drive for extra grip in subpar driving conditions, and that huge sunroof too! The 2016 Ford Edge evolves on this, with new SYNC 3, new EcoBoost engines, and extra amenities, such as heated rear seats, without losing that urban style of the Edge. Which Ford do you think is best suited for ride-sharing duties?

2016 Edge Sport

Imagine getting picked up in this? Yeah, we want one too.

Top 10 Overlooked Vehicle Maintenance Issues

Overlooked Vehicle Maintenance

Vehicle life and safety.  These are the top two reasons you should always keep an eye on maintaining your vehicle up to the highest standards.  The following maintenance points are the top 10 overlooked vehicle maintenance issues we found that in the long run will extend your vehicle life, prevent disastrous issues before they happen, and keep your vehicles safety up to par.  Nobody wants to end up on the side of the road with a smoking engine!

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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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