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Ford Performance Takes to Fan Forums to Design Focus RS Limited Edition

Performance car enthusiasts know what they want in a vehicle. They might not always agree, but they have strong opinions. When planning the limited-edition release of the 2018 Focus RS—the last chance for drivers to get their hands on this generation of the hatchback—Ford went to the fans for inspiration.

Following Focus RS forums and blogs, Ford kept track of the most frequently requested features. Some fans even created their own designs. One Photoshop rendering of the Focus RS in red earned a hearty helping of praise on the forums, so Ford ran with it. The limited-edition will…

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How to Prepare for Any Length Road Trip

The last thing that you want to happen while you are on the road trip is the car breaking down and you not being in the position to take control of the situation. The following safety checklist is designed to prepare you for many of he common issues that happen to drivers on the highway.
1. Pack an empty gas can, if you run out of fuel this can really be a time-saver.
2. Put a set of jumper cables in the trunk just in case the car battery fails and you are miles from a service station.
3. Always…
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Ford Delivers Pony Car Perfection with 2017 Mustang

If you've yet to meet the 2017 Mustang, our esteemed American automaker's sports car, we here at Bob Maxey Ford of Howell Inc. hate to be the bearers of bad news, but:

You very likely are missing out.

Not to worry, though, as carwow reviewer Mat Watson is here today to help you play catch-up. Join him in the clip below for his critique of the Mustang:

Drivers desiring a no-nonsense feel from the Mustang are bound to get exactly that with the range-topping GT model.

Standard equipment on this trim includes the most muscular engine in the…

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AutoGuide.com Enjoys Trial of Fast, Furious 2017 Ford Focus RS

Hunting for a hot hatchback for you and yours? Well, if so, we here at Bob Maxey Ford of Howell believe we possess the solution to your automotive quandary -- and you'll find it in the form of ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

Wondering why we feel as we do?

Then, check the clip below. Here now to highlight some of the Focus RS's top traits is AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

No bones about it: the sole trim level of the Focus RS is one fantastic, fully loaded offering.

Standard features include a 350-horsepower turbo-four engine…

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When Life Happens On The Road

Life happens. That’s why it is always important to plan ahead and prepare for an emergency. Stocking your vehicle with a roadside emergency kit can literally save your life or the life of a loved one.

To assemble your kit begin by considering your life. Who is most likely to be in the automobile in question? What are their specific needs? What kind of vehicle will this kit service? Does the vehicle have special requirements? Make a list items to include.

It might look something like:
1. Granola bars and water
2. Coloring books and crayons
3. Phone charger…
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2017 Ford Escape: Find Your Escape

Work is getting on your nerves. The house is empty and the gym is closed. You need to take a load off. You need to drive. You hear the blacktop calling your name, and that curvy, scenic highway beckons to you. There’s one thing you need: an Escape. Not an escape from everyday life, but a 2017 Ford Escape. Fuel is no problem, on the highway you’ll get an incredible 30 miles per gallon. Style? Not an issue, with it’s smooth and sleek curves and colors. Comfort? In addition to the gentle, easy ride and superb handling…
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Leave Boredom Behind

It's a constant struggle to keep the kids entertained in the back seat. Fortunately, with advances in technology, it's never been easier. The 2018 Ford Expedition offers the latest in automotive entertainment, with the ability to live-stream TV.

The 2018 Ford Expedition offers SlingPlayer app integration. This means that if you have a Slingbox connected at your house, in addition to a working home Internet connection, you will be able to stream cable or satellite TV in your car.

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The Benefits of the Ford C-Max

The Ford C-Max is a car that could be for everyone, but it is an automobile that is ahead of its time with regard to environmental and energy considerations. It may not be exceedingly appealing in the looks department when compared to a sports car or a fancy sedan, but it is an efficient, reliable automobile. The class of consumer whom would benefit most from the purchase of a C-Max is one who is both budget and function conscious, since this car has a low barrier to entry combined with solid gas mileage. Being a hybrid helps this auto to…
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The 2017 Ford Fiesta: No Sacrifices Necessary


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So you're looking for a new car? One that won't break the bank and you'll look good in? Look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus. You want affordable, it's priced out at $13,660. You won't break the bank with this car, with that price 2017 Ford Focus has everything you're looking for and more. In two models, hatachback or sedan, 5 seats and 27 mpg city and 35 mpg highway, the Ford Focus is a lightweight…
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