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Blog Flips its Wig for 2017 Ford Fusion

If you're seeking a midsize sedan for your next daily driver, we here at Short-Redmond Ford suggest you do yourself a solid and try ours, the 2017 Fusion, on for size.

Will this be the one to satisfy your every vehicular desire?

Only time will tell. So, for now, check the clip below. Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to highlight some of the Fusion's best qualities:

Entry-level engines aren't typically attention-grabbing. Such is not the case, however, when it comes to the Fusion's 2.5-liter four-cylinder.

Standard on the S and SE trims…

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Before You Buy a Truck, Here's Why You Want the 2018 Ford Expedition

You're here browsing for a new Ford F-150 in La Follette because you need something that can tow a trailer capably down dirt roads, and can haul furniture, building equipment, landscaping tools—you name it.

But before you settle on a truck, take a look at what the Ford Expedition has to offer.

The upcoming 2018 Expedition has been fully redesigned, and will boast a tow rating up to 9,300 pounds.

Now that might not sound like much compared to the F-150's 12,200-pound rating, but an Expedition equipped for maximum towing capability can still outperform an…

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Why a Car Wash Does the Best Job

You may get up every weekend and prepare to wash your vehicle. It takes a ton of water. It takes a ton of time. It also leaves your yard or driveway with a pool of water and soap. It can certainly help your car look great if you do it right. Is it worth the time, energy and water to do it that way?

A consistent car wash is important for many reasons. Planning and finishing your washes takes some dedication. It is also good exercise. Sometimes you might need a break. Sometimes you might just want a more thorough…
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The One Reason Why Car Batteries Need to be Changed

Vehicles depend on specific parts to work properly for them to start and run. One of these is the car's battery that is a necessary part. It works with electrical components to start the vehicle and keep it running. But like other parts batteries need to be changed. If your car battery is less than fully charged it can cause problems starting, until one day it just doesn't start. No one wants this problem, so if you have battery issues then it's important to have the battery changed.

Batteries make it possible for a vehicle to start…
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Safely merging onto highways

One of the riskiest steps when driving is entering and exiting highways. Being safe during this period of entry and exit can be a challenge, particularly on busy roads or those with short entrance ramps.

One way to improve your safety level is to be conscious of the exit and entrance ramps and to be sure to always look over your shoulder, avoiding any level of reliance on mirrors or lane warning systems. Be sure to glance over your shoulder even when you are certain that no cars are approaching to establish a good habit.

Try to avoid jerky movements…
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On The Open Road, You Can Never Be Too Prepared

Road trips are a fun, common getaway for most drivers. You've been planning a trip for ages; you've packed swim trunks, flip flops, batteries for the camera, a phone charger, maybe some extra sunscreen.

But are you prepared if a roadside emergency happens? It's an event that no one wants to think about, yet everyone should prepare for. Store bought kits are available, or you can build your own. Here are some basic items that you should keep in your car at all times to help you in an emergency.
  • Jumper cables
  • Flares or triangle reflectors
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2017 Ford Focus SEL

The all-new SEL Ford Focus model is more stylish and functional than any other previous Ford models. It offers a 2.0 liter ti-vct engine that is both powerful as well as efficient. Some of the top safety features include the standard rear view camera as well as the seven different airbags for the most safety while driving. There are dual stage front airbags as well as side impact airbags. Other key features include manual climate control, AM FM stereo, a CD player, floor mats as well as power door locks. It is available in hatchback as well as sedan…
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The 2017 Ford Transit Connect Makes Work Not Feel Like Work

Need a vehicle that is as serious about your job as you? Then look no further, because the Ford Transit Connect has arrived. With its jaw-dropping specs, you will see why there's no job that can stop this van. It can even seat up to seven passengers. Seven! SYNC 3 keeps you on top of the business end of things while the spacious storage space lets you haul just about anything to get the job done. 149 cu. ft. for the cargo van, and 124.3 cu. ft. for the short wheelbase van, to be exact. It has passed…
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2017 Ford C-Max for The Young Professional

2017 Ford C-Max Models

If you are a young professional looking for a great hybrid vehicle that will save you money on fuel and keep you safe, then you might be interested in The 2017 Ford C-Max. The 2017 Ford C-Max comes in many different models. The first is the Hybrid model which starts at $24,120 and gets an estimated 42 city miles and 38 highway miles per gallon. The second is the Energi model and starts at $27,120. The Energi model gets 104 miles per gallon equivalent in the city and 87 miles per gallon equivalent on…
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