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  • How to Sell a Car in Missouri and Transfer Your Title

    600 × 400Selling a car or truck is much more complicated than merely an exchange of money. Like every state, Missouri needs the vehicle to have up-to-date proof of ownership, which means transferring the title from the seller to the buyer. Dealerships like Bo Beuckman will do most of the legwork on your behalf and offer you cash for your used vehicle, which is why many car owners prefer to sell or trade with a professional. ll step-by-step breakdown of how to sell a vehicle in Missouri. 

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  • FAQ about Ford’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist

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    Maneuvering a trailer can be an intimidating experience, especially when driving backward. In addition to the sheer mass of the two vehicles combined, you have to account for the trailer reacting differently than your truck to a turn of the wheel. This is where Pro Trailer Backup Assist can help. 

     

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  • Common Questions About Missouri Driving Laws

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    Most drivers know the basic rules of the road in order to keep their families safe. Don’t speed, don’t run red lights, don’t drink-and-drive . . . but you may be surprised to learn about other rules you may be inadvertently breaking. Below are answers to common questions about Missouri driving laws. 
     

     

     

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  • Missouri Snow Chains: Legality + Tips

    304 × 166Some states have laws regulating the usage of tire chains. In fact, some local governments require them to be used in certain areas if a vehicle doesn’t have winter tires. Luckily, it’s completely legal to use tire chains for snow in Missouri. However, they should only be utilized when necessary due to hazardous conditions, and should not cause any damage to road surfaces due to lack of snow and ice on the ground. 


      
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  • Ford Mustang Handling Features

    The Ford Mustang is engineered with state of the art technology that guarantees maximum efficiency and effectiveness while on the road. It has remarkable handling capabilities that will easy your work as the driver while also guaranteeing your safety. Visit us at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford to explore more about ford mustang's remarkable features.

    Smart Mustang handling features Ford

    Ford Mustang has a 3.55 Torsen limited-slip rear axle that efficiently delivers power to the driving wheels ensuring no road is challenging enough for the car. 
     

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  • Line-X Spray-on Bedliner Near St. Louis

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    Just like any vehicle, pickup trucks need ongoing maintenance including the occasional installation of a fresh bedliner. Bo Beuckman Quality Ford makes it easy by offering  Line-X spray-on bedliner to St. Louis area drivers. To learn more about why you should consider this service, keep reading!

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  • Technologies of the Ford Explorer

    If you're looking for information about the technologies of the Ford Explorer, we can help at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford. The Explorer is sure to please Ellisville drivers and passengers with advanced technologies.

    With the Explorer, you can get a 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen that comes with the SYNC 3 infotainment system. This system supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay so that it's easy for you to seamlessly connect your device to the screen. FordPass Connect is also featured with the Explorer. With FordPass

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  • Car Inspections in Missouri FAQ: Cost, Regulations & More

     


    300 × 300 Not sure if you need to have your vehicle inspected or not? Below are the answers to frequently asked questions about the Missouri guidelines. Make sure your ride stays in shape and YOU stay on the right side of the law

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  • Ford Ranger Adventure

    Ford has taken the Ranger to new heights by improving its capability features and make it one of the top choices for midsize trucks. With the improvements from Ford, you can count on the Ranger for all of your adventures. With the many great features added, the Ranger is built to handle a variety of terrains.

    Thanks to the Terrain Management System, the Ford Ranger offers excellent control for all driving conditions. With four different driving modes to choose from, the Ranger is able to enhance your driving experience to match your needs. 

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  • Ford F-150 Raptor Performance Features

    The Ford F-150 Raptor stands out as one of the sportiest and most enduring of pickups today. Part of its appeal comes directly from the performance features that now come standard with every trim. Learn how these features work to your favor when you choose the new Raptor from Ford F-150 today.

    To begin with, the F-150 Raptor is more than just a sporty pickup. It also has the impressive towing power to outmatch any pickup its class. You can hitch up and tow the most formidable of equipment and machinery behind it and tow it with

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  • SYNC® 3 vs. SYNC® 4 - What’s the Difference and Can You Upgrade?

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    SYNC® 3 improved upon past iterations to provide useful features like a touchscreen, voice command, WiFi capabilities, premium audio, and emergency service assistance. While there’s a lot to love about this infotainment system, Ford is further evolving this year with SYNC® 4. 

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  • Technology the Star of the Show with the New Ford Flex

    Technology abounds in the new Ford Flex. This popular three-row midsize SUV is flush with a wealth of connectivity features that enhance your driving experience in Ellisville from start to finish.

    The Active Park Assist takes the guesswork and luck out of tough parking situations. Simply activate the system and the Flex will use its built-in ultrasonic sensors to measure the distance between other vehicles and guide you into the best spot using easy to follow prompts. The available Adaptive Cruise Control allows you to select both your speed and the desired distance between your 

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  • The Ford Edge Gives an Outstanding Performance

    Bo Beuckman Quality Ford has an inventory of high-performing SUV models. However, we feel that the Ford Edge is one that you should highly consider. Performance and capability are two of the most crucial aspects of any vehicle, which is why we recommend this model. It outperforms many of the leading SUVs in its class.

    The base Ford Edge model comes with a 2.0-Liter I4 motor that can easily give you 250 horsepower. The model can go from 0 to 60 MPH in approximately 7.3 seconds. Furthermore, its fuel-efficiency is astonishing. 

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  • How Old Can Tires Be and Still be Safe? Learn About Tire Age Laws

     
     
    Tires have a maximum life of ten years with some manufacturers suggesting much less. However, most will not last for nearly this long before needing to be replaced due to natural damage. It’s important to maintain your wheels and know how to recognize when it’s time to replace your tires. 
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  • Performance Features We Love About Ford Explorer

    Here at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford our team totally understands why Ford Explorer remains extremely popular in the three-row SUV category. Its advanced safety and tech are standard. So are its highly efficient, powerful engine and drivetrain. Take the following two performance features for example.

    EcoBoost: In a Class by Itself

    Explorer benefits immensely from its EcoBoost engine, a masterpiece of direct fuel injection and turbocharging. This beast of an engine treats drivers to nearly 400 horsepower and roughly 400 lb-ft of torque. The result?

     

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  • Picks for Blogs Ford Drivers Will Love

    As every Ford driver knows, your vehicle is more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. The car or truck you choose keeps your family safe, opens doors to adventure, and can be a source of pride. To give your Ford the love and attention it deserves, we suggest keeping up with one (or all) of these blogs. They’ll provide practical tips, ideas for enhancements, and inspiration to hit the road. 


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  • The Amenities of the Ford EcoSport Provide Connection and Comfort

    Modern crossovers provide a great medium between compact sedans and SUVs with high fuel consumption. A little extra space in a contemporary and fuel-efficient package goes a long way in Ford’s new EcoSport model.

    Not only does the EcoSport provide everything fans love in a crossover, but it also increases the overall comfort and convenience with a well-rounded suite of amenities. From technology to interior design to safety, the Ford EcoSport redefines connectivity and convenience. One popular amenity in the Ford EcoSport is its ActiveX interior fabric that is 

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  • Laws for Lifted Trucks in Missouri

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    There’s no denying the appeal and power of lifted trucks. But, before you buy a vehicle lifted higher than 6” or attempt to install a kit on your current ride, make sure you know related Missouri laws. While there are currently no regulations on the frame height, other laws will limit your choices. A knowledgeable team like Bo Becuman Quality Ford can answer any questions you may have about meeting street-legal standards. 

      
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  • Why the Ford F-150 Leads With Top Performance

    You can find a number of trucks out there that brag about their performance. However, the top-selling Ford F-150 has six incredible powertrains to back up its claim. Here's a look at two top powertrains that makes the Ford F-150 a leader.

    Let's start with the popular 3.6-liter V-6 engine that provides you with up to 375 horsepower. This is the standard V-6 engine that provides the F-150 with ample acceleration and towing power to make the F-150 a performance leader. For those who want some incredible V-8 power, there is the 5.0-liter V-8 engine with up to 395 horsepower. 

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  • The Ford Fusion Has Design Features for Everyday Routines

    In a Ford Fusion, you'll have access to great features that provide convenience on the road. This popular sedan is available at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford). Before you visit our lot, you can learn more about the Ford Fusion's features in this blog post.

    Bright and Airy

    The atmosphere in every vehicle's cabin can impact the driving experience. If you care about lighting and comfort, you'll love driving a Fusion. Whenever you need more light, you can brighten the cabin by retracting the power moonroof. If the panel is pulled back while the 

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  • Ford Escape: The Future of SUV Convenience Features

    Ford Escape is big on svelte looks, impressive power and smooth handling, with a shopping list of amenities that are worth noting. Escape's amenities are partly why it's so popular in the compact SUV category. For example, take the following two amenities our Bo Beuckman Quality Ford team can't stop admiring.

    Revamped Rotary Gear Shift Dial

    Escape's revamped rotary gear shift dial takes less space, but it remains easy to access and control. The smaller dial leaves more room for in-cabin storage, cupholders and a nifty USB port to charge or sync devices. 

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  • Ford Super Duty Productivity Features

    The Ford Super Duty is a pickup truck that is known for its technology and capabilities. It is a great choice for people who are looking for a heavy duty truck. It has the ability to tow substantial loads. The truck can also be used to transport family members.

    This vehicle has Pre-collision Assist With Automatic Emergency Braking. We should be defensive drivers at all time. However, there are many people who do not pay attention while they are behind on the wheel. The good news is that this vehicle has 

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  • How to Know It’s Time for a New Pickup Truck

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    Your pickup truck has seen you through tough times and even tougher terrain, but every relationship has to come to an end sometime. If you’ve been wondering when to trade in your keys, here are a few signs that can tell you when it’s time for a new truck. 

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  • Tips for Buying a Car During Uncertain Times

     

    As everyone knows, COVID-19 has introduced a lot of uncertainty into the lives of many Americans. However, this doesn’t mean that life stops entirely or that the need for a reliable vehicle is eliminated. In fact, dealerships are making it advantageous to make the purchase now. Read our tips on how to buy a car during the COVID-19 outbreak or similarly turbulent times, and perhaps walk away with the best deal possible. 

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  • Set Yourself Free In The Ford Fusion Hybrid

    The Ford Fusion Hybrid is worth its weight in gold. This vehicle truly represents what a modern-day sedan should be. Consumers can even choose from a number of trim levels, including the SE, SEL, Titanium and Plug-In Hybrid Titanium.

    Consumers will get a ton of interior features after purchasing this car. Let's start out with the 12-speaker Sony system. This particular system will produce high-quality sound and deep trembling bass. You can even stream your favorite tunes via your smartphone. We can't fail to mention that iPhone users can take advantage of Apple CarPlay integration...

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  • Technology Abounds in the Ford Expedition

    The Ford Expedition is the complete connected ride. This popular full-size SUV is equipped with a host of technology features that all work together to deliver a seamless driving experience that puts you in command.

    Your tour of the Expedition's technology offerings starts with the patented standard Ford Co-Pilot360 and FordPass Connect suite of features. The Co-Pilot360 is flush with an abundance of standard features, including the Auto High-Beam Headlamps, BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane-Keeping 

     

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  • A Look at the Style Features of the Ford EcoSport

    Are you shopping for a new compact crossover? The Ford EcoSport at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford is a compact crossover that's appealing because it's loaded with features, which include multiple style features that enhance your drive when you're on the move in Ellisville.

    The EcoSport SE, SES, and Titanium include LED signature lighting with halogen projector headlamps that enhance visibility. The SE, SES, and Titanium also come with a power moonroof and sunshade that you can open with the push of a button for open views of the sky and fresh air.

     

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  • Ideas for Scenic Drives Near St. Louis

    When sunshine peeks between the clouds, the open road calls! Take advantage of the many scenic drives near St. Louis and relish the pleasant stops along the way. 
     

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  • Car Shows Happening in the St. Louis, Missouri Area

     
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    This year kicked off with the Saint Louis Auto Show rolling into the Americas Center and the Dome to great fanfare. However, as the snow melted and the sun peeked out, so did COVID19, interrupting many planned events including car shows. 

     

    Below are updates for auto events for the rest of the year, as well as annual shows to get you excited for 2021.

     
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  • Make the Right Choices in your Ford Transit Passenger Wagon

    Here at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford, we believe the need for more space and comfort for your family should not mean you have to miss out on the comfort you desire and the latest technology that will keep you on the road.

    The comfort you desire is easy to find in the Ford Transit Passenger Wagon that has an elongated wheelbase that allows you the chance to enjoy more legroom and the flexibility of extra space for yourself and your passengers. The 2.0-liter GDI I-4 engine offers you all the power you need to move around Ellisville with all the power and maneuverability you need.

     

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  • What to Know About the Missouri Car Sales Tax

     

    When buying a vehicle, it’s important to budget for more than just the sales price. Additional charges include registration fees, document fees, and the dreaded state sales tax. Keep reading to learn more about the Missouri auto sales tax and particulars of which you should be aware.
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  • Capability Features of the Popular Ford Edge Revealed

    The Ford Edge is a popular small-size crossover SUV for a number of reasons. The biggest reason more people are choosing the Edge is the SUV's many capability features. Here are some capability features now available on the Edge.

    It's important that you can see the road ahead of you. With that in mind, the Ford Edge offers a unique Bi-LED headlight system that enhances your road visibility. In really tough road conditions, the Edge also offers a powerful fog light system. You want to make sure that your devices are fully charged while on the road. 

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  • The Always Fierce Ford Mustang

    The Ford Mustang is a popular sports car that you can find at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford. Designed for a top of the line driving experience, the Ford Mustang always has something in the arsenal no matter which model year you decide on for your sports car.

    Designed for Success

    Get behind the wheel of engines like the 5.0L V8 that puts out 480-horsepower because there is nothing like a powerful and responsive gas pedal to wake you up in the morning with a boost of adrenaline. The Mustang is designed to win.

    LED Headlamps

    The Ford Mustang has cool and very functional LED lighting that not only help you 

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  • Cool Ford Truck Accessories to Upgrade Your Ride


    Every pickup owner knows that their Ford truck is more than a means of transportation. It’s the strength to journey off-road or haul your camper for a weekend in the wilderness. It’s the peace of mind that comes with keeping your family as safe as possible each and every day. It’s that flash of style that comes with driving an All-American classic. Ford pickups are built to perform and last the test…

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  • Experience a Thrilling Ride in a Pre-Owned Ford Focus

    The Ford Focus is a popular compact car that is designed with performance features to give you an exciting drive. The Focus is offered in a wide variety of trims to fit basically any need. You also have a choice between two strong powertrains. Find the Ford Focus that you need at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford serving Ellisville.

    The base S trim comes standard with a peppy 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque. It is coupled to a five-speed manual gearbox. You can also opt for a six-speed automatic. The SE hatchback includes the 2.0-liter...

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  • Knowing What To Do At The End Of Your Lease

    You are done with the lease term on the vehicle that you have been renting from a dealership somewhere, what comes next? Obviously, you are still going to need some kind of vehicle to get around and do the things that you need to do. Therefore, what are you going to do as your current lease comes to an end? You have three options that are readily available to you.

    The first thing that you are welcome to do is get out of the vehicle you are in now and just pay the mileage and any wear and tear on it. This you would do if you have another vehicle lined up somewhere else.

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  • Keeping Up With the New Ford Fiesta ST

    The Ford Fiesta ST is a performance hatchback that is one of the most popular models in its category. The new 2019 Ford Fiesta ST now offers more performance than ever before.

    Power

    The 2019 Ford Fiesta is powered by a 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine that produces 197 horsepower and 202 pound-feet of torque.

    Fuel Economy

    Through the use of Ford's EcoBoost technology, the 2019 Fiesta ST is capable of achieving 25 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway.

     
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  • What To Do When You Smell Antifreeze: You May Have a Leak

    What to do when you smell antifreeze

    Antifreeze prevents the engine from overheating by flowing outside air through your radiator, as well as preventing the cooling system’s water from freezing in the winter. Failure to use antifreeze or a similar coolant can lead to costly repairs including a cracked head gasket or warped cylinders. Though it should always be present within your vehicle, you should not be able to smell it. If you can…

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  • The 2020 Ford Expedition Is Best-In-Class

    The 2020 Ford Expedition is a popular full-size SUV, and it has a large fan-base to say the least. This remarkable beast is road ready thanks to its power and efficient engine. In addition to that, this vehicle has stunning good-looks.

    The new Ford Expedition has a lot to offer in terms of advanced technologies. Its 12-speaker Bang/Olufsen audio system provides superior sound quality. Passengers can stream their favorite tunes through the SUV's advanced system with relative ease. On top of that, the Ford Expedition offers 4G LTE Wi-Fi...

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  • A Glance at the Advanced Technologies of the Ford Explorer

    Our car experts at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford think that drivers will be impressed with the Ford Explorer. The Explorer is am SUV with three rows of spacious seating that stands apart from others in its class because it's packed with cutting-edge technologies.

    To help make perpendicular and parallel parking easier, the Explorer offers available Active Park Assist 2.0. This feature detects for parking spots that are suitable for the Explorer. When it's located a spot, it directs you to put the car in neutral and guides the SUV into position. 
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  • Technology That Keeps You Safe On The Road

    The full-size Ford Flex offers plenty of space inside as well as the latest technology features that you expect in a vehicle. If you're unsure of your parking abilities, the SUV features Active Park Assist. Cameras show you areas around your vehicle so that you can easily navigate the SUV into the parking space.

    A Cross-Traffic Alert system gives a warning if there is anything in your blind spots or if there is anything ahead of you that you're unable to see in order to make navigating traffic a bit easier.

     

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  • The Ford F-150 is Still Tough

    For decades, the F-150 has been a popular choice among full-sized pickup owners. The trucks are durable, reliable and capable. The newest models feature upgrades that make the vehicles more appealing than ever. See the latest F-150 trucks at our Bo Beuckman Quality Ford facility. Treat yourself to a test drive.

    The heavy-duty F-150 is constructed using a special high-strength aluminum-alloy that is commonly used for military vehicles. The metal is heat-treated to harden. The metal can be used in the thickness desired without adding weight. The aluminum-alloy is also dent resistant. 

     

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  • A Review Of The Technology On The Ford EcoSport

    The Ford EcoSport comes packed with excellent technology features that help it stand out from other vehicles currently for sale. We want to take a look at a few of those features today to get an idea of what all it has in store.

    Waze- This GPS technology helps make it easier to navigate to wherever you need to go. You could be looking for an isolated spot in your hometown or going on a long road trip. In either of those scenarios you will want to have this technology accessible to you.

    Voice Activation- Speak to your Ford EcoSport and...

     

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  • Come Check out the Ford Ranger's Tech Features at Bo Beuckman Quality Ford

    The Ford Ranger is a midsize truck that you've probably seen on the streets of Ellisville. It's got the features people want, and the new trucks are sporting some nice technology, such as the features below.

    BLIS

    This comes with Trailer Coverage that can help you glide into the next lane without worry because it will tell you if there is a vehicle in your blind spot. This can be especially helpful when you're hauling a vehicle or a boat to some remote lake. Remember that this feature is just meant to assist, so be sure to check your blind spot as you normally would.

    Lane Keeping

    Another tech feature 

     

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  • Iconic Ford Mustang Still Leads the Pack in Handling

    The iconic Ford Mustang is still as powerful and stylish as when it first debuted decades ago. This popular sports car boasts a host of handling features that deliver an exhilarating and comfortable ride at every turn of the road.

    The optional MagneRide Damping System is activated 1,000 times per second for each damper. Because of this fast response, you are guaranteed an effortless and balanced ride. The available Selectable Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) offers three power-assist settings designed to offer the exact amount of steering control that you want. 
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  • How to Use Ford Trailer Brake Controller

    Many Ford trucks like the F150 come equipped with an electric trailer brake controller, otherwise known as TBC. As the name implies, its purpose is to assist vehicles hauling trailers with braking for an overall smoother, secure experience. A driver of a truck utilizing TBC need not do anything out of the ordinary; by pressing on the truck’s brake, the TBC should automatically brake the trailers’ wheels as well. However, it’s important to…

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  • Ride Well on Any Road Condition With the 2019 Ford Fusion

    It is very common for the road conditions to change on you. You need a vehicle that is going to give you the competence and the ability to ride on changing road conditions. The 2019 Ford Fusion is designed to be reliable in any road condition. The features make for a safer and all around better ride.

    The electric power-assisted steering technology is the feature that is very helpful on the road when you are dealing with different road conditions. Your feel and control is maintained even at higher speed driving. You can drive with confidence in with this feature.

     

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  • How to Earn Cheap Rates on Quality Ford Parts

    All vehicles require tender, love, and care to run like new year after year. Fords are no different. Still, when confronted with the fact that your truck, SUV, or car needs a part replaced, it’s natural to seek the cheapest price possible. Below are expert tips on how to responsibly cut expenses without jeopardizing your vehicle’s overall performance. 

     

    Pursue Service Coupons and Price Reductions to Score Cheaper Rates

    Do your research online to…

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  • Looking at the 2020 Ford Explorer ST

    If you are looking at some of the new models of vehicles that are coming out, one of the vehicles that are worth taking a look at is the 2020 Ford Explorer ST. This vehicle is entering the market with some new features that will make it a vehicle that is worth every penny.

    Among the features to look at in the new 2020 Explorer ST is the 3.0L EcoBoost engine which is an available feature for this vehicle. This gives you 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. You also get a top speed of 140 mph which shows its power.

     

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  • The Ford Expedition's Best-in-Class Towing Hardware Simplifies Jobs

    The Ford Expedition has Best-in-Class towing solutions that consist of practical components. Everything works together in an efficient way, which is why the toughest towing routines are easy while operating this automobile.

    If you want to tow heavy cargo without slowing down, you'll need a vehicle that generates high horsepower and plenty of torque. The Ford Expedition produces a solid 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft torque for a boat or several off-road vehicles, and thanks to the 9,300-towing capacity, there are always options before each haul...
     

     

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