Brandon Ford - Official Blog

How Do the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Ford Explorer Compare?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Powertrain on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 8:00 AM
2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Explorer_o

2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Explorer

So you’ve made the decision to purchase a new Ford SUV. Congratulations, that’s a great choice. But which impressive new Ford SUV are you going to choose? They’re all great choices, so you’ll have to figure out what you need out of your new SUV. Are you wanting great gas mileage above everything else? Or do you need more power, instead? How about passenger and cargo space? These are all features you’ll have to consider when picking out your new Ford SUV. To help you get started, we decided to compare the 2017 Ford Escape with the 2017 Ford Explorer. We’ll be looking at powertrain, fuel efficiency and interior volume. Read the rest of this entry »

Rainy Day Activities in Tampa FL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just For Fun on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Indoor Kids Activities in Tampa FL_b

Indoor Kids Activities in Tampa FL

Spring means many things. Unfortunately, rain is usually close to the top of the list. And anyone with kids knows how unruly and antsy a rainy day can become once boredom sets in. But you don’t have to be gripped with fear every time a storm cloud begins to roll in. You just have to remember we live in Tampa, Florida, where there’s always something fun to do no matter what the weather is like outside. To help you get started, we compiled a list of three of our favorite rainy day activities in Tampa, FL. Go ahead and check them out, and never fear the boredom of a rainy day again. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Ford Fusion New Safety and Driver Assistance Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Fusion, Safety, Technology on Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
How Safe is the New 2017 Ford Fusion_o

How Safe is the New 2017 Ford Fusion?

The 2017 model year brought a number of impressive and significant new upgrades and updates to the Ford Fusion, including new front styling complete with signature lighting, available LED headlights, new grille options, a redesigned rear end, a new high-end Platinum trim level and, of course, the ever-popular 2017 Ford Fusion Sport. While all of that has created quite a bit of buzz around the 2017 Ford Fusion, perhaps even more impressive is the new Fusion’s comprehensive suite of advanced new safety and driver assistance features. So let’s take a closer look at those to find out all of the many ways the 2017 Fusion works to keep you and your passengers safe. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Ford Focus Safety and Technology Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Focus, Safety, Technology on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
How Safe and Technologically Advanced is the 2017 Ford Focus_o

How Safe and Technologically Advanced is the 2017 Ford Focus?

There’s a reason the Ford Focus has become such a popular model in the automotive industry. Actually, there are many reasons. And the 2017 Ford Focus highlights all of them, including a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. The 2017 model year also features a new trim package for the Focus, with the 2017 Focus SEL including 17-inch machined-aluminum wheels with black-painted pockets, fog lamps, black headlight bezels and a power moonroof. But what about all of the impressive safety and technology features found in all 2017 Focus models? Let’s take a closer look and see what’s all included in the new Focus. Read the rest of this entry »

New Ford Mustang Hybrid Release Date

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Mustang, Powertrain, Release date on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
What is the New Ford Mustang Hybrid_o

What is the New Ford Mustang Hybrid?

When electric and hybrid models were first introduced, many scoffed at their small size and lack of power. Hybrid and electric models have come a long way since those days, and they’re about to get even better if Ford has anything to say about it. That’s because Ford has big plans when it comes to new electric and hybrid vehicles, including the creation of a new Ford Mustang Hybrid. Yes, you read that correctly. Ford is working on bringing a Mustang Hybrid to the table by 2020, which means it’ll likely be a 2021 model year Mustang. But how is Ford going to pull this off? Will the new Mustang Hybrid be as impressive as the gas-powered Ford Mustang? Let’s take a closer look at everything we know so far and find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Golf Courses in Tampa FL

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Just For Fun on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Where’s the Best Place to Golf in Tampa FL_b

Where’s the Best Place to Golf in Tampa FL?

Spring has almost sprung here in Tampa, Florida, which means the weather will soon be perfect for hitting the links. Sure, we’re lucky enough here in Tampa to never really have to put our clubs away, but only spring provides the perfect weather for a quick 18 holes whenever our hearts desire. But we’re also lucky here in Tampa to have a wide array of beautiful courses to choose from. There are so many, in fact, that it can be more stressful trying to figure out which course you want to play than it is getting out of the rough and onto the green. So to help you out, here’s three of our favorite golf courses in Tampa, FL. Read the rest of this entry »

First Look Video: 2018 Ford Expedition

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Expedition, Video on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Is There Video of the 2018 Ford Expedition_o

Is There Video of the 2018 Ford Expedition?

Ford has unveiled the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition and it promises to be the most versatile and most capable full-size SUV ever. Yes, that means it’s even more capable and dependable than the 2017 Expedition, which is truly saying something. But words can only do so much. As they say, seeing is believing. So let’s just get right to it and check out video of the 2018 Ford Expedition in action. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford Unveils Dashboard of the Future on All-New Ford GT

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford GT, Technology on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
2018 Ford GT Features Dashboard of the Future_o

2018 Ford GT Features Dashboard of the Future

The future is now thanks to the all-new Ford GT and its dashboard of the future. Ford is using the all-new GT as a starting point for a brand new all-digital instrument display that will soon be found on all new Ford models. The innovative 10-inch wide digital display will be able to quickly and easily present information to you based on which of the five special driving modes you select. Intrigued? We thought you would be, because everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida, is, too. So let’s take a closer look to see how this impressive new display is working to improve the future. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Wins 2017 KBB Best Resale Value Award

By blogsadmin | Posted in Awards, Ford Mustang, Powertrain on Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Has the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Won Any Awards_o

Has the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Won Any Awards?

When you’re the world’s best-selling sports coupe, you’re bound to win some awards. And that’s exactly what the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang has done thanks to it earning the 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award for a High-Performance Car. The award is given to new models based on their projected retained value through the initial five-year period of ownership. So how did the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang earn the award? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Ford Expedition New Powertrain and Safety Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Expedition, Powertrain, Safety on Sunday, February 12th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
How Powerful and Safe is the 2018 Ford Expedition_o

How Powerful and Safe is the 2018 Ford Expedition?

Ford created quite a bit of buzz with the recent unveiling of the 2018 Ford Expedition, which promises to be even more capable, powerful, smart and efficient than the 2017 Expedition. It’s able to do this thanks to an upgraded and optimized new powertrain, an all-new trailering system and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety and driver assistance features. But just how powerful is this new powertrain? How capable is the new trailering system? And how safe are these advanced new features? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Read the rest of this entry »