Used or New?

When you are considering buying a new car, a common question will come up: should I buy used or new? Well, it depends!

Would you rather get saddled with large monthly payments on a car you really don't want to scuff up? Or do you value your hard earned cash, like we do, and would prefer affordability? With used cars, you can live your life with ease knowing a large chunk of your paycheck isn't going towards the vehicle you need for your day to day routine!

Does longevity matter to you -- how long your car will provide…
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Why Should I Buy GAP Insurance?

Road accidents are horrifying situations no one should have to go through. The pain may be aggravated when you realize there is a deficit you need to pay from your pocket. The shortfall results from the difference of the fair value of the vehicle against the total loss suffered. So how do you protect yourself against such a situation?

You will need to buy yourself a GAP, or a Guaranteed Asset Protection, insurance policy...

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2017 Ford Explorer Wins Praise from MotorWeek Pundits

Has your new-car search led you to the full-size SUV segment? Well, if so, we here at Bob Maxey Ford of Howell Inc. have a funny feeling you may well find your perfect fit in ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And what makes us say that?

Click "play" on the clip below to find out; here with more on all things Explorer are our friends at MotorWeek:

We've little doubt that the Explorer's entry-level engine -- a 3.5-liter V6 -- will quite capably meet the needs of most motorists.

Producing a peppy 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque, the…

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Embrace the final weeks of summer with the Ford Escape

We're not ready to see summer go yet, which is why we here at Bob Maxey Ford of Howell plan to take full advantage of the next few weeks with the 2017 Ford Escape.


No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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If you're in the same line of thinking, then we highly suggest investing in the capable and accommodating 2017 Ford Escape to help

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Results from J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Place Ford Brand among the Top Contenders

Naturally, car buyers rely on reviews provided by reputable critics in order to make an informed decision on their automotive purchase. That is why the existence of companies like J.D. Power is necessary. In fact, this particular data analysis entity is renowned in the automotive industry for its Initial Quality Study. Through this study which utilizes statistics about...

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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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