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2017 Ford Explorer Wins Respect of MotorWeek

If you're in the market for a full-size crossover, we here at Hines Park Ford Inc think you should make a point to try ours -- the 2017 Explorer -- on for size.

And why is that, exactly?

Gain some context from the clip below; here with their analysis of the Explorer are the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek:

We're admittedly blown away by the Explorer's base engine, a 3.5-liter V6.

Syncing with a six-speed automatic transmission, the V6 turns out a terrific 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. Standard fare includes front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is…

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Ford Has a Splendorous Sedan in the 2017 Fusion

Are you seeking a daily driver that can really do it all? Well, if so, we here at Hines Park Ford Inc feel you might like to have a good, long look at our midsize sedan, the 2017 Fusion.

How come?

Allow AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai to explain; her assessment of the Fusion can be found in the clip below:

The standard features roster of the Fusion's mid-level model, the Titanium, is bound to make it a popular selection.

Such equipment includes a sprightly, 240-horsepower turbo four-cylinder engine, 18-inch wheels, upgraded taillights, a rear spoiler, ambient cabin…

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The Key Benefits Of Keeping The Exterior Of Your Car Clean

There are many reasons why it is important to keep the exterior of the car clean. The obvious one is because it makes it look much nicer. This also helps you keep people keep up with the general maintenance of the exterior too. By washing every inch of the car, you are alerted to loosened bolts, side mirrors, or tag on the front and back. This gives you the chance to see if any trim is working loose and check to see how the paint is holding up under the current conditions. By catching just the smallest amount of wear…
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Be Prepared to Have Fun

If you're planning a road trip, there's lots to do, but you don't want to begin a stressful trip by over planning. You need to plan for your trip, so that you can budget appropriately, but you should leave some free time to allow for somewhat of a spontaneous adventure. You never know when you'll pass by a cool attraction that you just can't pass up and you want to have the time to go and explore it. You might even want to go on a hike or two. You should bring an emergency fund…
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Fuel Your Fuel Economy

Considering this to be conventional wisdom no one wants to spend money they do not have to. With that being said, people also do not want to use gas when they do not have to. Yet, many of our habits and mannerism cause us to senselessly waste gas and ultimately have poor fuel economy.For example, aggressive driving drains gas mileage. Studies indicate aggressive driving may lower your gas mileage as much as 40 percent. That is insane.

When you drive effectively, you can save as much as ninety-seven cents per gallon. It is a win-win situation. When you drive…
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Always Drive Safe

Being a safe driver involves many things. You need to be able to focus on the road. Don't ever let anything distract you--not your passengers or your radio and definitely not your phone. The road is always changing, and you need to be focused on what is going on around you. You should always be scanning the road and checking your mirrors every 6-8 seconds. Leave yourself plenty of room when you are following other drivers, and always do your shoulder check before you switch lanes. Be attentive at all times and never drive rushed, stressed, or angry. If…
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2017 Ford Escape with all the Bells and Whistles

New to our dealership is the 2017 Ford Escape which can do almost anything (except cut cucumbers - it's an SUV after all). While the choice of two eco-boost engine types and more room for things big and small might be enough, there's also the adaptive cruise control which slows you down when other cars get close and the hands-free park assist. (No more parallel parking nightmares!)

 
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