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Room For Your Kids and Their Stuff - Ford Explorer

Need a new SUV to accommodate your growing family and also want it to have great features and plenty of cargo room? Then look no further than the Ford Explorer from Sheehy Ford of Marlow Heights. Below are two features that make this one of the most popular three-row SUVs on the market:

  • Cargo Space - The 2018 Explorer has three rows of seating to accommodate all your passengers and still has 21 cubic feet of cargo space for their gear. If you choose to fold the third-row seats down, the cargo space increases to 43.8 cubic feet. 
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Learn All About the Ford C-MAX

Things have changed a lot over the years in terms of what you can expect out of a compact hybrid vehicle. No longer are they simply for those who want great fuel economy above everything else. Compact hybrids, like the 2018 Ford C-MAX are redefining what is possible of vehicles in this class.

The Ford C-MAX comes with a 2.0L engine. It is best in class achieving 188 HP and a top speed of 85 mph. In addition, the C-MAX has an EcoSelect button which changes the dynamics of the car to one of maximum efficiency. 

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Fly High with the Ford F-150 Raptor

For over seven decades, the Ford F-150 has consistently been one of America's best selling pick-up trucks. The versatile Raptor can go from predictable city roads to a myriad of extremely rugged territories with ease and style. The capability of the Raptor is demonstrated through its unique twin-turbo, intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.5L Ecoboost 10-speed automatic engine. This power produces an impressive 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque.

 

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Tire Rotation is a Useful Tool to Prevent Blowouts

Vehicle maintenance is something that you should stay on top of for both operability and safety reasons. One part that usually isn't high on the maintenance list but that should be is your tires. There are simple maintenance steps that you can perform to ensure that situations such as tire blowouts never occur.

One thing that you can do to prevent blowout and ensure that your tires wear evenly is to rotate them. To rotate your tires, move the front tires to the rear position on the same side; right front to right back and left front to left…

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Eliminate Hydroplaning from Your Daily Driving

Hydroplaning can give anyone a major scare on the road. Driving in severe rain is scary enough. Slipping that's mysterious and that comes seemingly out of nowhere is a whole other issue. If you're trying to safeguard yourself from hydroplaning, there are things you can do.

Focus on strong tire maintenance practices. Inflation is particularly critical. Don't make any stops that are abrupt and overly fast. Don't give in to the urge to employ cruise control in times of wet weather. 

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Keep an Eye on Your Vehicle's Temperature Gauge

Most people keep an eye on their fuel gauge but might overlook the temperature gauge while they’re driving. Keeping the engine temperature in the proper range is important for keeping your engine running.

Combustion produces heat that causes the engine temperature to rise. If the heat isn’t removed, the engine can get dangerously hot, leading to engine damage or failure. The cooling system and radiator are designed to keep the engine temperature low by circulating coolant through the engine.

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Understanding the Importance of Your Differential

As unfamiliar as many of us are about our car’s differential, what it does and what it needs, it’s a very important part of a vehicle. Without a fully functioning differential, you would not be able to turn your wheels correctly or even drive in a straight line since the differential also works with the transmission. If you’ve never had your differential looked at, stop at Sheehy Ford of Marlow Heights and have the techs look it over.

The differential in your vehicle needs constant lubrication to help deliver power from the engine to the axels. Over…

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The 2018 Ford Fusion: Full of Features at a Fair Price

If you're looking for a comfortable, feature-packed ride that won't break the bank, the 2018 Ford Fusion is a great choice. It offers features that were once only found on luxury vehicles, but now you can get them for a fraction of the price. Read on to learn more about the new Ford Fusion, which is available at Sheehy Ford of Marlow Heights.

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“Alexa, Start My Car”—Ford and Amazon Team Up


Ford and Amazon Alexa: Driving You Into the Future

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could start your car from inside your house? Or if you could create a shopping list while driving? How amazing would it be if you could access and shop for your favorite Amazon books and music from inside your car? Now you no longer have to simply wonder how awesome it would be to have total access to Alexa from inside your car, because Ford and Amazon have teamed up to integrate Alexa into new Ford vehicles!

This new partnership between Ford and Alexa…
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2018 Ford Edge Capability

Like other people driving through Marlow Heights there are few cars that are on the road these days that are as popular as an SUV. There is just something about tooling around in a car that is bigger and stronger than most others. This is the case when talking about 2018 Ford Edge Capability as much as any other SUV on the market.

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