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Ford Fusion Performance Featureshnology

Mid-size sedans are very popular vehicles, and for good reason. They often have an impressive combination of efficient designs and advanced safety features, along with impressively powerful engines that provide the get-up-and-go that many drivers desire.

The Ford Fusion is engineered specifically to have maximum performance in all kinds of conditions. 

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Have a Car? It's Time to Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades

Whether you drive a truck, a car, a van, or something else entirely, it's important to make sure you regularly replace your windshield wiper blades. Your windshield wiper blades are vital to driving clearly and being able to see where you're going. They'll prevent dust, dirt, and mud from accumulating on your windshield and will also ensure that rain doesn't block your view while you're driving.

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What to Do When Your Car Hydroplanes?

If your car tires have ever skidded on a wet road, then you've probably experienced hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when water pressure in front of the wheel causes water to be pushed under the tire. When this happens, tires lose traction with the road, resulting in loss of steering, braking, and power control. To minimize your risk of hydroplaning, follow the tips listed below.

Drive 5 to 10 miles below the speed limit and avoid sudden increases in speed, especially during rain storms or windy conditions, to avoid hydroplaning.

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Safe Towing Practices

Now that warm weather is within sight, you may be considering purchasing that boat you’ve had your eye on. Before you go too far in the process, it’s a good idea to investigate a few preliminary safety concerns. The first is determining what the maximum load weight is that your vehicle can safely tow.

You can find load capacity information in your owner’s manual. It’s recommended to adhere to their weight limit guidelines to avoid any future problems. 

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What Factors go into the Total Cost of Ownership?

More often than not, car buyers consider only the purchase price from the dealer when purchasing a car. They even spend a better part of their life trying to save up for a specific amount of money which will enable them to buy a car whose cost equates the savings. Credit financing is also an alternative source of funds which you can use to buy yourself a car, but have you put into consideration any costs incurred in the course of vehicle ownership? These post-expenses of your vehicle total up to give you the total cost of ownership. 

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How Does Horsepower Affect Your Choice of Transportation?

We all know and use the term horsepower, but most people don't know that this term was created back in the 18th century by James Watt, who created the very first steam engine. Watt wanted to brag about the power of his engines so he created 'horsepower' as a way to boast the power coming from a specific engine. We still use this term today when we are boasting about a new vehicle. In fact, many shoppers use this term to determine what vehicle they want to purchase or lease from our Show Low, AZ dealership.

 

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The Days of the 3,000 Mile Oil Change Are on Their Way Out

For generations, the rule of thumb was to do your regular routine oil change every 3,000 miles. This held true for a number of years. But these days, with all of the advances in auto engines and engine oil, the rule of the 3,000-mile oil change is not necessarily true anymore.

The truth is, most modern engines can go more like 5,000-7,500 miles in between oil changes. And with the advances in synthetic oil blends, you can rest easy that this isn't doing additional harm to your vehicle. Chances are, your automobile manufacturer actually recommends…

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What Do You Want in Your Car?

Deciding what you want in your vehicle can be tough, so it may be easier to decide what it is exactly what you like to drive. It can also help to decide where you like to drive. If you like to get off-road a lot and explore off the beaten track, you may want to have a truck or SUV that will take you places that other vehicles will not be able to. Trucks and SUVs also tend to have four-wheel drive.

If you like to drive crossovers and sedans, then it may be best to go with all-wheel drive…

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Online Finance Applications Help You Take Control of a New Ford

Are you tired of walking into automobile showrooms and coming out with nothing? Do you need a new car now? Is convenience what you are looking for at a car dealership? Would you like to eliminate the tedious paperwork load? Do you find the visits to the showroom unnecessarily long? If your answer to most of these questions is yes, then we are here to give you convenience at Show Low Ford Inc.

With our new financing app, you can now explore and get updates on new models within your budget and driving needs; you can access services anytime, anywhere…

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A Pre-Road Trip Checklist to Make Traveling Easier

Road trips can be stressful so the Ford sales team at Show Low Ford Inc. would like to offer you a few tips to make your experience as relaxing as possible:

  • Plan Fun Travel Activities
  • Use Google Maps To Avoid Traffic
  • Get a Check-up For Your Vehicle

Sometimes children, especially very young ones, can get impatient on long car rides and rightfully so. To avoid this common situation, plan a list of fun activities for the car. Something as simple as playing "I Spy" or searching for far away license plates can keep you and the kids entertained for hours…

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