Archive for January, 2017
How Safe is the 2017 Ford Explorer?
For the last 25 years, the Ford Explorer has been the best-selling SUV in the United States. And the 2017 Ford Explorer is primed and ready to continue that tradition thanks to a choice between three powerful and efficient engines, newly available appearance packages and a comprehensive suite of advanced new technology, comfort, convenience and safety features. It’s the safety features we’ll be focusing on today, as we take a look at the wide array of advanced new driver assistance features found in the 2017 Explorer. (more…)
2017 Ford Fusion New Connectivity Features
It may be a cliché, but no one goes anywhere without their phones anymore. And because of that, connectivity in cars has become a very important feature throughout the automotive industry. And just as Ford has always been at the forefront of including advanced technology features in their models, they’re also at the forefront of advanced new connectivity features. The 2017 Ford Fusion is the perfect example. Packed to the brim with a comprehensive suite of connectivity features, the 2017 Fusion is one of the most connected cars on the road. What are these features, you ask? Let’s find out. (more…)
2017 Ford Taurus New Technology and Safety Features
The Ford Taurus has been around for a long, long time. And with good reason, too. It is the standard by which all other large sedans are judged. And model year after model year, the Taurus makes it harder and harder for all other large sedans to catch up. The Ford Taurus doesn’t necessarily create waves like the Mustang or the all-new Fusion V6 Sport, but it doesn’t have to. It’s a stalwart. You always know what you’re going to get from your Taurus. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. And improve is exactly what the 2017 Ford Taurus has done. With a comprehensive suite of advanced new technology and safety features, the 2017 Taurus is better than ever. So let’s take a closer look to see exactly how it’s improved. (more…)
2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport Fuel Economy Ratings
When the 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport burst onto the scene, people couldn’t believe their eyes. That’s because the 2017 Fusion V6 Sport is a performance sedan unlike any they had ever seen before. The newest Ford Fusion trim has the horsepower and torque you’d expect from a Ford performance car. But while you’d expect all that power to cause the new Fusion V6 Sport to take a hit when it comes to fuel efficiency, nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport gets really impressive gas mileage. How impressive, you ask? Let’s take a closer look at its fuel economy ratings and find out. (more…)
2017 Ford Escape New Safety and Storage Features
The Ford Escape received a wide array of significant updates for the 2017 model year, including two new EcoBoost engines, a slew of new connectivity and technology features and a comprehensive suite of advanced new driver assistance systems. It’s those new safety features that we’ll be focusing on today, as the 2017 Ford Escape is now one of the safest compact SUVs on the road. But what exactly is included in the 2017 Escape? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)
2017 Ford Mustang New Package Features
With the unveiling of the 2018 Ford Mustang, you would be forgiven for forgetting about the amazing 2017 Mustang. But a sports coupe as sleek, sporty and powerful as the 2017 Ford Mustang is, it should never be forgotten. Especially when you take the customization options available thanks to a pair of stellar packages packed to the brim with additional features into consideration. The 2017 Mustang not only has an available appearance package – the Pony Package – but it also has an available Performance Package that takes the 2017 Mustang’s already impressive performance and turns it up a couple notches. So let’s take a closer look at everything included in both packages. (more…)
What New Features are in the 2017 Ford Super Duty?
Back in the day, a truck simply had to be rugged and dependable. It had to be able to tow and haul what you needed to tow and haul, and everything else was just icing on the cake. That’s not the case anymore. These days, those who depend on their trucks day in and day out want more than just rugged dependability. They want advanced new safety, technology and entertainment features. They want to be able to enjoy the same high-tech features everyone else gets to enjoy. And that’s why Ford has included so many new high-tech features in the 2017 F-Series Super Duty. (more…)
2018 Ford Mustang New Powertrain Features
The 2018 Ford Mustang made a big splash when it was unveiled last week, as it is the most advanced Mustang to ever be released thanks to its wide array of advanced new safety, technology and convenience features. But what’s the first thing people want to know about a new Mustang once it’s announced? They want to know what’s under the hood. So let’s pop the hood and check out the amazingly powerful and efficient new powertrain features found in the 2018 Ford Mustang. (more…)
What New Driver Assistance Features are Ford Working On?
Ford has announced it is tripling its investment in developing new driver assistance safety features. These features will help you park, avoid collisions, steer around slow or stopped vehicles in emergency situations, avoid going the wrong way and stay in your lane. Ford has said it hopes to have all of these new driver-assist technologies implemented in all of their models within two years. So while we wait, let’s take a closer look at exactly what Ford is working on. (more…)
2018 Ford F-150 New Safety and Technology Features
It was only announced this month, but the 2018 Ford F-150 has already made a huge splash. Part of this is due to its impressive new powertrain options and features, which will provide the best towing capabilities for any new Ford F-150 ever. But the 2018 F-150 is more than just a powerful, capable, rugged and dependable truck. It’s also an incredibly safe and technologically-advanced truck that includes a number of segment-first and class-exclusive technology and safety features. So let’s take a closer look at those as we eagerly anticipate its arrival here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. (more…)