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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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Get On The Road In Style With the 2018 Ford EcoSport

Driving down the streets of DeSoto in a great compact crossover SUV is always an excellent experience. You'll enjoy sporty performance, a roomy interior and great reliability whenever you're ready to get going. With the 2018 Ford EcoSport, you can enjoy all of that with a bit of extra-special flair. The EcoSport offers a range of style features to enliven your ride.

Control all aspects of your driving experience with an advanced, brilliant 8-inch touchscreen with all the features of a great smartphone. You'll be able to feel the wind in your hair with a power moonroof…

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A Car for Life: Ford Fiesta


When you feel that you will need to make a change in life, the timeless choice is always to get a brand new vehicle. However, what type of car? The ideal car goes nicely with your lifestyle and personality. The Ford Fiesta is a good selection for young up and comers that would like to approach life with a feeling of experience.

The enhanced agility and street handling of this Ford Fiesta comes because of its European engineering. The steering is light and simple to maneuver; therefore, even fully loaded, the car feels much lighter than a standard.

 
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Traveling with Goodies for the Holidays

The holidays are a great time of year to spend time with friends and loved ones and enjoy some great food. If you've been asked to bring a dish or two to the celebration, here are some tips for safe transport.

Put large dishes in a box or cooler so that the dishes are easy to carry. These carriers also help to keep food spills from getting on your interior. If you're transporting items that need to be kept warm during the trip, place the dishes in a sleeping bag, which can also prevent food from staining your…
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Online Financing Really Works


There are many options open to our customers to secure their dream car, including the chance to use the internet to secure financing for a chosen vehicle. In the 21st century, we are all looking to use the internet to make life easier, including the use of an online financing application more and more of our customers are using to secure the car they have chosen from our physical and online lot.

Online financing applications are becoming more common here at Mac Haik Ford with our DeSoto customers who use this option to cut down on their waiting time in…
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