August 2021 - Brandon Ford

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2022 Ford Raptor First Drive Video

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
rear view of a blue 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor

There is a lot to love with the 2021 Ford Raptor. It hits the market with new features that work together to provide enhanced off-road performance capabilities, in addition to a suite of advanced technology that enhanced each drive. Are you interested in learning about the 2022 Ford Raptor? Watch a video overview and First Drive from Kelley Blue Book below on our Brandon Ford blog.


How to tell when clutch needs to be replaced

Friday, August 27th, 2021
Mechanic working under car

The clutch is one of the key components of a manual vehicle. It is responsible for transferring power from the engine to transmission and wheels. The driver engages the clutch as they switch from one gear to the next and it allows for a smooth transition. Like most components of a vehicle, the clutch does not last forever. The lifespan of a clutch depends on how the driver uses it. Are you interested in learning how to tell when a clutch is nearing the end of its life? Check out 5 signs that a clutch is going bad below.


Does Ford have any 2021 manual vehicles?

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco driving through sand

Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions are far less common than they once were. Back in the day, stick-shift vehicles were as common, if not more, than vehicles with automatic transmissions. Many drivers prefer driving stick and being more involved in the shifting and performance of their vehicle, which is why Ford still produces vehicles with automatic transmission in 2021. Are you interested in learning about the manual vehicles in the 2021 Ford model lineup? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog to dive in!


Ford Service Specials offered in Tampa, FL

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
Mechanic installing car battery

At Brandon Ford, we happily provide service specials that help make maintaining your vehicle more affordable. These specials are updated on a regular basis and address many of the manufacturer’s recommended service schedules, such as oil changes, tire rotations, wheel alignment, battery testing, parts inspections and more. Are you interested in learning more about Ford service specials offered at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL? Continue reading through our blog post below.


Why do I need a coolant flush?

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
Mechanic working on engine with socket wrench

Have you had the coolant flushed in your vehicle yet? Coolant flush service is one of many very important forms of automotive maintenance that all vehicles need at some time or another. Coolant flushes are important for keeping the vehicle from overheating and are essential to keeping a vehicle in the best shape possible over an extended period of time. Are you wondering why you need a coolant flush? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog.


What does EcoBoost mean?

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
front view of a white 2021 Ford Bronco Sport with a roof rack

Have you seen the word “EcoBoost®” on a decal on the back of a Ford? Or noticed EcoBoost® engine options when shopping for a Ford vehicle? EcoBoost® pops up a lot in the Ford vernacular but doesn’t mean much to those who don’t know what it means. Are you interested in learning about Ford EcoBoost® and what it means? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog to learn more.


2021 F-150 3.5L PowerBoost Engine VS 3.5L EcoBoost® Engine Specs

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 towing boat

When shopping for a new 2021 Ford F-150, drivers have the option to choose between six engine options. These include a 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6, a 2.7-liter EcoBoost®, 3.5-liter EcoBoost®, 5.0-liter V8, 3.0-liter Power Stroke and a 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ engine. Are you wondering how the 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ and 3.5-liter EcoBoost® compare? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog to dive into the engine specs and features of the 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ compared to the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine.


How big is the Ford Maverick compared to the Ford Ranger?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
2022 Ford Maverick vs 2021 Ford Ranger from rear

Ford recently announced its all-new Maverick, a compact pickup truck that is powered by a hybrid engine and provides towing capabilities. The Maverick joins the Ford pickup truck lineup as the smallest member, with the Ford Ranger serving as its next biggest sibling, followed by the F-150 and Super Duty models. Are you interested in learning how big the Ford Maverick is compared to the Ford Ranger? Continue reading below on our Brandon Ford blog.


Is the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning a good work truck?

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning from exterior front

Here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, we are thrilled about the upcoming 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning. This pickup truck is entirely electric and provides impressive performance capabilities that are sure to prove useful everywhere from the jobsite to the campground. Are you interested in learning about which features make the 2022 Ford Lightning a good work truck? Read through 5 worksite-friendly features on the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning below!


The New Ford Bronco keeps drivers and passengers safe with advanced safety features

Friday, August 20th, 2021
front view of a yellow 2021 Ford Bronco

2021 Ford Bronco: Ford Co-Pilot360™ technology

The 2021 Ford Bronco gives adventure lovers a lot to love. It sports an iconic, athletic and head-turning design, while also providing a long list of standard and available technology. Not only can the Ford Bronco cruise through sand dunes, dominate off-road terrain and tow a respectable amount, but the SUV is loaded with advanced safety technology that enhances the safety of each drive. Continue reading below to learn more from the experts here at Brandon Ford.