February 2017 - Brandon Ford

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How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Brakes

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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When Do I Need to Replace My Brakes?

A debate regarding the most important part on a vehicle could go on for ages. But we can all agree there are a few parts that stand above the rest. And one of those is your brakes. Without them, well, we don’t need to tell you what could happen. That means you need to keep on top of their maintenance. But since not everyone is a gearhead, it can be hard to know how to do that. To help you out, we came up with a guide on how to know when to replace your brakes. (more…)

2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport Handling and Safety Features

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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How Safe is the 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport?

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport. And with good reason, too, as it’s a performance sedan unlike any other found on the road today – or any day, for that matter. Everyone knows about the 2017 Fusion V6 Sport’s impressive powertrain, but without supremely agile handling abilities, all the power in the world means nothing. And with sleek handling comes added safety, which is also just as important as power. So let’s take a closer look at the handling and safety features found within the 2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport. (more…)

2017 Ford Focus RS Style and Interior Features

Friday, February 24th, 2017
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How Stylish and Comfortable is the 2017 Ford Focus RS?

The Ford Focus RS made a huge splash when it was first released, as it is a high-performance road car unlike any other that has ever been offered in the United States. And that’s just one of the reasons we’re such a big fan of the 2017 Ford Focus RS here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. But as impressive as the performance of the 2017 Focus RS is, it’s just as impressive visually. And we mean both the exterior and interior of the new Focus RS. So let’s take a closer look at everything that makes the 2017 Ford Focus RS such an amazing car. (more…)

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

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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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. (more…)

Rainy Day Activities in Tampa FL

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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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. (more…)

2017 Ford Fusion New Safety and Driver Assistance Features

Monday, February 20th, 2017
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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. (more…)

2017 Ford Focus Safety and Technology Features

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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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. (more…)

New Ford Mustang Hybrid Release Date

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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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. (more…)

Best Golf Courses in Tampa FL

Friday, February 17th, 2017
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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. (more…)

First Look Video: 2018 Ford Expedition

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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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. (more…)