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Taking a Better Look at the Ford Edge Technology Features


The new Ford Edge continues to be a popular midsize SUV that is turning heads once again. These are a couple of the technology features drivers come to appreciate.

The Edge comes with the Lane-Keeping System that is scanning the road surface lane lines to make sure the vehicle is not drifting. When the car begins to cross those lines without the use of the turn signals, the steering wheel vibrates in an effort to get the driver to pay closer attention and correct the vehicle before it drifts too far.

The new Edge also has the Cross-Traffic Alert feature…
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Design Features of the Ford Taurus Drivers Appreciate


The new Ford Taurus has become a popular full-size sedan because of the many design features unique to this vehicle. Here are two design features on the Taurus you'll appreciate.

The new Taurus comes with the HID Headlamps, designed to make your car stand out but to help keep you safe on the roads too. The lights are more visible to other drivers, and they will automatically turn on when the windshield wipers are turned on or when driving in low-light settings.

The new Taurus has LED Taillamps too. These lights are much brighter than the lights you see…
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2 Helpful Technology Features of the Ford Transit Connect

The Ford Transit Connect is a popular cargo van and passenger wagon that some business owners find useful for transporting goods. It has several technology features to assist with safe driving. Two of these helpful features are the forward and reverse sensing systems and the rear view camera.

The forward and reverse sensing systems alert you to objects when you are moving the car forward or backwards at a slow speed. As the cargo van comes closer to an object, the system beeps faster. Whenever you put the car in reverse...

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What is a full-size matching spare tire?

Your vehicle comes with an owner’s manual. A quick glance at the manual informs you of the tire size recommendation for your vehicle. Your full-size spare tire, often bolted inside your trunk, is a tire in that size already installed on a replica of the wheels your car uses on its regular tires.

When you are equipped with a full-size spare tire, you have an actual spare of the same model and make of the tire recommended for your vehicle by the manufacturer. The advantage of replacing one tire with the same tire is obvious. However, the wheel is…

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Ford Explorer Has Power That is Built for Fun

In a word, the Ford Explorer is breathtaking when it comes to performance. As one of the most popular full-size SUVs ever, the Explorer has long been a favorite of DeSoto drivers as it allows you to play hard wherever you're looking to go.

When you buy an Explorer, you get a choice of two Ford EcoBoost® engines as well as a 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine to provide power to your vehicle. The EcoBoost® engines come in a V6 3.5-liter version while a sturdy 365 horsepower and torque that measures 350 lb.-ft. With the 2.3-liter…

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With the Ford C-Max, Its What’s Inside That Counts

For some, the incredible advances in-car entertainment over the last few years is incredible. They remember the days of the patchy AM car radio, then the upgrade to the FM radio. They remember the 8-track and the cassettes. Now you can connect to satellites to music or stream. You can observe your car’s performance and the incoming weather. To some, that is a staggering advance.

Coming standard in the Ford C-Max Hybrid is a six-speaker system, A Sync voice-recognition system, and a rear-view camera, all of which were dreams for drivers in the sixties and seventies. The SYNC 3…

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The 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Features High-Performance At Its Best

The 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor is the Motor Trend truck of the year and received the National Highway Traffic Safety Award's five-star safety rating for good reason. That is not all this newly designed mid-cycle F-150 has to offer to prove it is better than the competition.

Ford took a chance when it closed two of its plants for 13 weeks to refit them for the rollout of this new edition 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor. It dropped 700 pounds to improve fuel efficiency with its high-output 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine. It is right at home on any paved…

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Why Tire Pressure Is Important


Tire pressure basically refers to the amount of air that is inside each of your tires at any given moment. The amount can be different for a variety of reasons but each tire has a certain level of pressure that it should be at in order to provide your vehicle with a safe ride and protect your vehicle as a whole.

If your vehicle alerts you that one or more of your tires needs air and you don't take care of this situation immediately, you can notice a number of problems occurring over time. For example, your tires could…

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It's Important to Keep Your Muffler and Exhaust System Serviced, but Why?


Many people wonder what exactly the purpose of their exhaust system is. Well, wonder no longer. Your vehicle's exhaust system works to expel gases which build up in your engine, and to reduce the number of harmful chemicals present in those gases. If your vehicle has a muffler, it also works to reduce engine noise. Overall, while it's not as critical as the engine block or transmission, it still plays a vital role in the health and safety of both you and everyone else on the road. Naturally, this means that it's extremely important to service your…
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Why the 2018 Ford Fusion Is One of the More Popular Midsize Sedans


Many people choose to place a midsize sedan in their garage because it's a roomy car that can hold the entire family, yet it's still fairly fuel efficient. One of the more popular cars in this category is the 2018 Ford Fusion, which offers a variety of performance features.

Available with a gas engine, hybrid engine or a plug-in hybrid, this car lets you choose between power, fuel efficiency or both. The V6 Sport trim features a 2.7-liter turbocharged V6 gas engine that puts out 325 horsepower, ensuring you can easily merge on the highway and accelerate…
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