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Do You Really Need to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

It really all depends on who you ask. It certainly does not hurt to be vigilant about changing your oil regularly. Having the oil changed at that rate certainly goes out of the way to ensure that the points and pistons are regularly fed with new oil. Over time, oil can break down, and when that happens, it causes harm to the inner workings of the motor which can be very disastrous.

These days though engines are so more advanced that one can go in some cases in upwards of 10,000 miles before they have to change the oil…

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Winter Wiper Blades Solve Your Visibility Problems

The last thing you probably want to have is poor visibility during a drive in winter. Well, regular wiper blades are bound to give you just that. On most occasions, the wiper blades fail to touch the windshield as they attempt to wipe it. The result is a trail of streaks that probably end up disgusting you. That is because the regular wiper blades are not cut out for the winter.

The regular wiper blades are a made of rubber that is bound to get stiff when subjected to the cold of winter. The rubber also gets brittle soon or…

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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 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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