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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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Expectations Are Reached With OEM Parts from Mac Haik Ford


There are certainly many parts stores in DeSoto where you could purchase replacement parts for your vehicle, but chances are very good that you’re not going to find original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts.

It’s central to the operation of your vehicle that replacement parts match the specifications designed by your vehicle manufacturer for consistent and high-level performance. Generic brands, or also known as aftermarket brands, are not produced to the same high standard as OEM parts.

General speaking, aftermarket brands also don’t last as long...
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Traveling with Pets is Much Easier in an SUV

Traveling with your pets can be a fun experience, made even easier with the right SUV. Keeping your pets safe and secure while traveling is always important, especially for our staff members at Mac Haik Ford in DeSoto, TX. Here are some tips to make traveling with your pets as safe as possible:

  • Ensure pets are properly secured in a seat belt or pet carrier
  • Always have pets properly identified with identification tags
  • Make sure your pet is up to date on shots
  • Bring a portable water dish with fresh water
  • Never leave a pet unattended in a vehicle
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A Basic Comparison Between Different Types of Tires

Most drivers are usually confused on whether to get all-season tires or specific tires such as winter and summer tires. At Mac Haik Ford, we like to educate our clients so that they can make an informed decision with all the facts at hand. No matter where you call home in the DeSoto, TX area, you can expect this knowledge to extend the longevity of your preferred set of tires.

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