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The Ford Expedition Handles Expeditiously

The Ford Expedition is a commanding presence on the highway. With its powerful engine and innovative suspension, this large SUV handles like a smaller car but functions like a cargo and passenger van. You can comfortably fit seven adults in this three-row ride.

Driving one of these super SUVs is a joy because of the comfort and agility provided by the independent multilink rear suspension that allows each rear wheel to function independently.

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The Ford Expedition Handles Expeditiously

The Ford Expedition is a commanding presence on the highway. With its powerful engine and innovative suspension, this large SUV handles like a smaller car but functions like a cargo and passenger van. You can comfortably fit seven adults in this three-row ride.

Driving one of these super SUVs is a joy because of the comfort and agility provided by the independent multilink rear suspension that allows each rear wheel to function independently.

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2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Performance

Ford pulls out all the stops on their new high-performance 4 x 4 pickup. The 2018 F-150 Raptor delivers on the power and dependability that’s become synonymous with the Ford name. While you’ll cruise through traffic in daily driving situations without realizing you’re in a pickup, the tough road situations are where you’ll really appreciate what Ford has to offer.

It’s high-output 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine with the twin-turbo DOHC 24-valve intercooled V8 delivers sheer power with a 450 horsepower and 510 foot-pounds of torque.

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The Ford Flex Combines Ford's Standard Features with Industry Leading Technology

The Ford Flex is a crossover vehicle that boasts all of the quality, safety, reliability, and durability that Ford owners have long come to expect and combines it with all of today's best cutting edge automotive technology and delivers it all in one elegant package.

Drivers of the all new Flex from Ford will benefit from a very long list of technology features for 2018 that include:

  • Active Park Assist
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Anti-Lock Braking Systems and Hydroplaning

Modern cars often include features that are designed to help drivers to avoid accidents and maintain control. Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are just such drivers-assistive systems, and when they are used at appropriate times they have life-saving potential. That said, using ABS systems at the wrong times can actually exacerbate the dangerous effects of hydroplaning.

Hydroplaning happens when vehicles are in operation during wet weather. It begins when thin wedges of water build up between road surfaces and tire treads, and it often results in a loss of directional control.

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Safe Towing Practices You Should Always Follow

With warm weather in sight, you may have turned your attention to that boat you’ve been wanting. Before you set sail, it’s recommended that you complete a few initial steps to make sure you can safely tow your vehicle to the destination. The first one should be to determine if your vehicle has the capacity to tow it.

You will find that information in your owner’s manual. It will list the exact specifications of your vehicle’s weight capacity, including load and tongue capacity.

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Know the Total Cost of Car Ownership

Let’s take a quick look at some of the most popular expenditures regarding vehicles. Without these additional fees, your vehicle wouldn’t have fuel to operate, adequate tires to pad the ground, license plates to prove ownership, or anything else we’ve come to know as normal.

Interest is based on car payments you are required to pay each month. Similarly, so is the payment itself, insurance, depreciation – although not a true expense that takes money out of your wallet – registration, taxes, and licensing.

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Why Should You Choose Auto Service From the Dealership?

Don't leave the health of your vehicle and its ability to keep you safe on the highway in the hands of an independent mechanic who may be using inferior parts on the repairs. Here is why the dealership is the only real choice for Mission, TX drivers:

  • Our technicians has been training for so long they know your vehicle both inside and out too.
  • Several large auto bays means that we can get your car on the lift in a timely manner to minimize waiting. 
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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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