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Tired of Tricky Car Seats? Make Things Easier With the 2017 Ford Escape.

Car seats can be tricky, and dealing with them is something that no one enjoys. When the opportunity arises to make car seat installation a little easier, in turn, it's something to take notice of.

The 2017 Ford Escape presents such an opportunity. Awarded a perfect rating by Cars.com following a series of car seat tests, the Escape is one of the best cars on the market if your goal is a family friendly ride that minimizes the pain of car seat use.

 

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5 Ownership Costs to Keep In Mind When You Purchase a Vehicle

Purchasing a vehicle involves a variety of factors, especially pertaining to financial costs. Costs of ownership expand beyond the contract. These factors are important to consider before you buy the vehicle, as they will affect your budget, and your financial investment.

This video helps outline five different costs of ownership which can sometimes be overlooked during the purchasing process.

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Beat the Heat with Midsummer Auto Maintenance

Among all the truths about the months of July and August, one rings louder than the others.

It's hot.

And when it's hot, your vehicle will need particular kinds of car care. Here's how to prepare your car to handle the heat.

First, make sure your AC is running cold. If it's not, a technician can recharge the system with fresh refrigerant or fix any leaks in the system. When the system holds refrigerant and runs cold, you'll be ready to hit the roads of summer in comfort.

 

 

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2017 Ford Focus RS is a Winner in Eyes of AutoGuide.com Team

Is the 2017 Focus RS the most astonishing hot hatch we here at Elder Ford have ever encountered?

Well, if it isn't already, one thing is clear: it's most definitely well on its way.

Wondering why we feel like we do?

Then, join AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika in the clip below; he'll tell you all you need to know:

We are straight-up smitten by the Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder.

Pairing with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, the four-cylinder dishes out a dazzling 350 horsepower and 350…

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MotorWeek Stunned by Stylish, Substantive 2017 Ford Explorer

We here at Elder Ford have to hand it to our esteemed American automaker: its full-size SUV -- the 2017 Explorer -- is, simply put, a stunner.

Yet, what -- specifically -- makes it so?

Check the clip below to glean some insight; here now with more on all things Explorer are the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek:

Arguably our favorite of the Explorer lineup, its mid-level 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is an absolute delight.

Offered on the Base and XLT trims, this turbo-four joins with a six-speed automatic transmission to produce a peppy 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of ...

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Keep it clean... that is, your car

Maintaining your cars upkeep is very important. However many people only consider the inside needs upkeep. However, keeping the outside of your car clean is extremely important. More important than you may think. Here are two great reasons to keep your car sparkling clean.

1. To protect the finish on your car: Over time, many different things get stuck to your car including dirt, pollen, deceased bugs, bird feces, and deposits from the elements. For example, if you live near the ocean, the salt spray will stick to your car. If all of these things stay on your car for…
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A Few Essentials to Include in a Roadside Emergency Kit

When you are putting together something that you can keep in your vehicle to have on hand in case of an emergency, it is important that you remember to include the following as part of that roadside emergency kit.

A tire pressure gauge should always be in your vehicle, and you should keep one in your roadside emergency kit. This can help you know that your tires are filled correctly and good to go.

An ice scraper is something that should be inside every vehicle that is going to be traveling in places where the weather is cold.

Snacks that…
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The Easy Way To Manage Fuel Economy Today

Many drivers assume that you can't really get better fuel economy with older cars. That's not true. If you have an older car, you can do some simple things to help you get more mileage every day. It all starts with knowing how your car drives, and when it works hardest. Then follow a few simple tips and figure out how simple things can upgrade your vehicle's mileage.

Use Proper Gas

Find the owner's manual of your car, and see what gas is best. If you find that you need to use premium, then use that…

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