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Know the Difference Between All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive

The difference between all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive has everything to do in regard to what surface a vehicle usually drives on and the type of car used in situational driving.

Four-wheel drive is a term most people are familiar with because it has been around for quite a while. With this system, all four wheels have power enabled by a lower gear ratio and a split differential. The vehicles that employ this system are primarily pickup trucks and larger sized SUVs that are used on off-road and rough terrain situations.

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Check Your Owner's Manual for Oil Change Advice

It has long been thought that you should get your oil changed at 3,000-miles, but it is now more common to get it changed at the 7,500-mile mark. You can go a lot longer with oil changes because the oils these days are much better than they used to be.

You do not want to change your oil more than you need to because not only it is just a waste of money, but it is also not good for the environment. If you are not sure when to get your oil changed you can always check in…

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Add Security to the Road in the New Ford Fusion

In your new Ford Fusion increased safety in your vehicle is sure to please everyone who rides in the vehicle. You never have to worry about pre-mature lane changing, with Fords lane control system. The forward-facing camera will detect when crossing the lane will possibly cause a collision. There are also blind spot monitors for the side rearview mirrors. 

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Know Your Dashboard Warning Lights

It's easy to forget to check or carry out repairs on your car considering we have busy schedules. To avoid this, the car manufacturers came up with a dashboard warning system in the car to remind you of the critical issues that need a check and give you the state of your car at the moment. Below are the indicators and their interpretations.

 

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Fuel Economy and Style Can Be Yours in a New 2018 Ford Edge

Looking for a fuel effective vehicle without sacrificing style and convenience is what the all-new 2018 Ford Edge offers drivers. With Ford’s EcoBoost engine, rear view cameras, and Sync with AppLink, Ford drivers can enjoy the capability of a turbocharge engine and internal convenience technology to help make the journey feel shorter than ever.

 

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MotorWeek Gushes Over Gorgeous 2017 Ford Explorer

If the full-size crossover class has been calling your name, we here at Spikes Ford suggest you heed its cries -- and then turn your attention to ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Will it be a match made in vehicular heaven?

The clip below should help you make that decision. Link up with the industry experts at MotorWeek, as they put the Explorer through its paces:

Chock-full of creature comforts, the Explorer's mid-level model -- the Limited -- is quite the head-turner.

Standard amenities on this iteration include a 280-horsepower turbo four-cylinder engine, leather upholstery, heated and ...

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To lease or to buy? That is the question

When you decide to get a car, will you be buying or leasing? Spikes Ford is here to help you figure out which situation will be best for you.

When you buy a car, you will be paying a loan to eventually own it. Most people get a three or four year loan. Once it

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Ford's 2018 Mustang GT: Your Ticket to a Zero-to-60 Life

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT will be great at a lot of things. When you look at its spread of features though, the thumb that sticks out the sorest is easily its ability to go really fast, really quickly.

The Mustang GT has a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine. Rated for 460 horsepower, it can produce 420 pounds-feet of torque and 7,500 RPM. More importantly, it has tools that help it put all that power to its best use.

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