September 2017 - Brandon Ford

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Should I Get a Gas-Powered Engine or a Diesel-Powered Engine?

Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Gas Engines vs Diesel Engines

Diesel engines are no longer just for large trucks and other commercial vehicles. Instead, diesel engines are now found in more and more smaller trucks, SUVs and cars, leading many to wonder whether they should purchase a model with a diesel engine or a standard gasoline engine. That’s why we decided to look at regular gas engines versus diesel engines, so read on to find out which is right for you. (more…)

What Do I Do if My Car is Making (Insert Sound)?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Car Noises that Mean Trouble

We don’t want to frighten you, but owning a car, truck or SUV is a big responsibility. Not only do you have a responsibility to drive safely at all times, but you also are responsible for your vehicle’s service and maintenance. Luckily, the certified technicians here at the Brandon Ford Service Department are always ready and willing to help you out whenever you need it. But that means you have to know when you and your new Ford car, truck or SUV need help. Cars are complex machines, and it takes a lot of time and practice to get to know all their ins and outs. So, with that in mind, here’s a list of car noises that mean trouble. If you hear your car, truck or SUV making any of these noises, be sure to let us know right away. (more…)

When is the 2017 Hillsborough County Fair?

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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2017 Hillsborough County Fair Dates, Location and Attractions

Fall is quickly approaching, and that means it’s almost time for the 2017 Hillsborough County Fair. Everyone loves county fairs, and there isn’t a better one out there than the Hillsborough County Fair. That’s because the Hillsborough County Fair has something for everyone – from rides and delicious food to live entertainment and livestock shows. And this year is going to be better than ever, which you’ll quickly see as we go through the 2017 Hillsborough County Fair dates, location and attractions. (more…)

Should I Get a Gas-Powered Engine, a Hybrid or an Electric Vehicle?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Gas-Powered Engines vs Hybrids vs Electric Vehicles

So much has changed within the automotive industry over the last decade that it can seem a completely unfamiliar and foreign scene to some. One of the biggest advancements throughout the industry has been the introduction of hybrid and electric vehicles. When they were first introduced, they were expensive and not very capable, meaning many didn’t give them a second thought. But that’s all changed, as hybrid and electric vehicles are now quite capable, quite popular and not as financially taxing. So, for anyone considering purchasing a new Ford car, truck or SUV from us here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, we decided to take a look at gas-powered engines versus hybrids versus electric vehicles so you’ll have all the information you need to make an informed car-buying decision. (more…)

What Features Come with the Ford SYNC Infotainment System?

Monday, September 25th, 2017
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List of Ford SYNC Infotainment and Connectivity Features

Nobody offers more safety, technology, comfort and convenience features in their new models than Ford, and nobody offers a better selection of new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs than Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. But saying that and showing that are two different things, which is why we decided to show you just how much more you’re getting when you purchase a new Ford here at Brandon Ford. Now, we couldn’t possibly list all the new features that come with new Ford models in this space, so we’re going to focus on one thing all new Ford models have in common – the Ford SYNC infotainment system. So, let’s get right down to it and list all the Ford SYNC infotainment and connectivity features you’ll find in your favorite Ford cars, trucks and SUVs. (more…)

Should I Get a New Ford Sedan or a New Ford Hatchback?

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Comparing Sedans and Hatchbacks at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

Back in the old days, you didn’t have a lot to choose from when it came to picking out a new vehicle. A lot has changed since then, as you now have a huge variety of models and body styles to choose from, especially when you shop for a new car here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. And while having more choices is always a good thing, it does mean you’ve got some more work to do to figure out which model and body style is right for you. But don’t worry, you’re not alone, as that’s why we’re here – to make sure you have all the information you need for an easy and hassle-free car-buying experience. Now, we see a lot of people struggle with the decision between buying a new sedan or a new hatchback, so we decided to compare the two for you. So, let’s get right down to it and figure out whether you should get a new Ford sedan or a new Ford hatchback here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. (more…)

What Does the New Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Look Like?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Style Features

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the powerful, capable and fun-to-drive 2017 Ford Focus RS, Ford has decided to release a new Ford Focus RS Limited Edition. And, boy, what a sight it is to behold. The 2017 Focus RS was one of the sleekest and sportiest looking cars available, but that style has now been taken to a whole new level with this 2018 model year special edition. To see what we mean, let’s check out all the new style features of the 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition. (more…)

What are the Best Museums in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Top 3 Museums around Tampa FL

There are all kinds of fun family adventures to be had around Tampa, FL. Some are just plain fun and some educate us while entertaining us. We’re going to focus on the educational and entertaining activities this time around since we realized there are a ton of amazing museums around town. There are so many, in fact, that it can be hard to know which one to go check out next. So, we decided to put together our top three museums around Tampa, FL. Now, these are just our top three, but you can rest assured you’re going to have a great time no matter which of the many Tampa museums you and your family decide go to. (more…)

Save Money at the Pump with these Fuel Efficient Ford Models from Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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6 New Ford Models that Get Over 30 Miles Per Gallon

One of the best ways to save money on a new Ford car, truck or SUV is by shopping here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Another easy way to save money is by getting one of the incredibly fuel efficient new Ford models we offer. In fact, we offer six new Ford models that get over 30 miles per gallon. Gas mileage like that means you’re going to be saving a ton at the pump. And better yet, these new Fords aren’t just fuel efficient. They’re also powerful, capable and packed to the brim with advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. So, let’s get right down to it and check them out. (more…)

What Can I Do to Protect My Ford’s Engine?

Monday, September 18th, 2017
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4 Tips for Protecting Your Ford’s Engine

We could argue about what the most important part of your car is for days and days. You brakes, battery, suspension, steering wheel – all of it plays a role in keeping you on the road and none could work without everything else. But we think many would agree that your engine is one of – if not the – most important parts of your new Ford car, truck or SUV. That’s why you need to do everything in your power to keep your engine happy and healthy. Luckily for you, the experts here at our Brandon Ford Service Department have provided this list of four tips for protecting your Ford’s engine. Follow these simple suggestions and you’ll never have to worry about your engine. (more…)