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60-40 Split Seat Feature

The experts at Ford have been producing iconic and popular vehicles for decades. Ford vehicles enjoy this popularity for many reasons that include constant technological upgrades that improve the driving experience on every level. .

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The Ford Expedition Claims Top Spot in Crash Test Ratings

2018 Ford Expedition

Safety should be your number one priority when in the market for a new vehicle. After all, it doesn’t matter how stylish a vehicle looks, how fast it can go or how well it performs if you can’t also be assured that it will protect you and your family in the unfortunate event of an accident. Luckily, automotive technology has come a long ways in recent decades, and virtually all new cars now feature a wide range of advanced features designed to keep you and your family safer on the road.

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How is the Ford Fusion Hybrid Defeating High Gas Prices?

2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium

Gas prices have been edging upward becoming more expensive. Driving a Ford Fusion Hybrid is a good way to defeat high gas prices. According to the fuel calculator provided online by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Fusion Hybrid can save a person an estimated $2,750 over five years. If you compare that to a regular sedan, there is an estimated difference of $3,500. This makes the Fusion Hybrid a very good deal.

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How to Flat-Tow With the Ford F-150

Traditional Towing With the F-150 

Many people purchase a Ford F-150 because of its towing abilities, which is typically used to tow a trailer but can be used to tow vehicles for short distances as well. When towing a vehicle that has all four wheels on the road, this is called flat towing. We'll take a look at how to do this with an F-150 as well as how to flat tow the Ford truck itself.

 

What's the Point of Flat Towing?

There are three main options for towing a vehicle. These are flatbed towing; two-wheel car towing; and finally, flat towing. Flatbed…

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Should I Buy a Ford Extended Warranty?

Ford Extended Service 

Will I Save Money?

Remember, the older a vehicle gets, the more expensive it is to repair. These repairs can be particularly annoying if the manufacturer's warranty has just ended and you have to pay for some pricey repairs. Therefore, a Ford extended warranty may be a good purchase if you do not want to stress about having to pay for repairs.

Here are some factors to consider before making your mind. Read some reviews on a particular company and the service it offers. Check if you will have a deductible to pay for repairs and where these repairs…

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2018 Ford F-150 Trim Levels Explained

2018 Ford F-150 LARIAT SuperCrew 

What is driving you toward a new truck? Whatever it is, the 2018 Ford F-150 has it. This Kelley Blue Book Best Buy comes in seven trim editions, five engines, and five cabin/bed configurations.

XL editions are the basic work truck. You can drop back to vinyl, enjoy the regular cloth, or embrace the sport cloth upholstery. The vinyl floor is easy to clean. All engines are offered, although the V6 is standard. It generates 295 horsepower and is controlled by a six-speed automatic. All three cabs and all three beds are available. With the two-row models, XL and…

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3 with Waze 

Ford has improved its infotainment system even further with Sync 3. The new innovative system comes with the standard climate control and navigation audio all while offering Alexa to drivers. For those who do not know, Alexa is Amazon’s assistant that makes life even more convenient for online shoppers. Sync 3 lets you stay connected with Amazon so that you do not have to wait until you get home to use Alexa. Waze, which is the newest way to navigate the road, is also coming to Ford Sync 3.

What is Waze?

Waze is a GPS navigation software that…

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How to Pair Your Phone with SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3

SYNC 3: The Future of Multimedia and Driving

One of the greatest advents of our time is the smartphone: an all-in-one pocket PC with access to a plethora of wireless systems and complete multimedia functionality. Unfortunately, people are more and more finding themselves pulling these handy devices out on the drive and paying for it just moments later. Someone surely had to come up with a solution to this dilemma, and Ford responded with SYNC 3: the unified dashboard operating system.

This piece of software is an excellent example of forward thinking. It has one objective in mind: to transform…

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The Arizona State Fair Returns for 2017

The Arizona State Fair

Everyone’s favorite fall event, the Arizona State Fair, is back this year and running from October 6-29 in Phoenix. Offering fun, games and a whole lot of entertainment for all ages, this exciting event is one of the state’s longest-running fairs and a must-attend event for residents.

If you’ve never attended the Arizona State Fair, now is the year to do so. With fair admission, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a wide range of activities and performances from the likes of Tyzen the Hypnotist, Godfrey the Magician, Fyre God and The Stooge Dudes. The kids…

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VIDEO: Take a Peek at the 2018 Ford Fusion

2018 Ford Fusion

The 2018 Ford Fusion is one of the most attractive sedans to land on the market this year, and it’s now on sale at Peoria Ford. Equipped with advanced driver-assist features like Lane-Keeping Assist and Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, the Fusion is designed to keep drivers and passengers secure at all times.

For more information about the new Fusion and its features, check out the walkaround video of the model below.

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Ford Honors Le Mans Win With New 2018 GT '67 Heritage Edition

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

Ford’s 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car is a legendary vehicle, and in honor of its historic win, the brand is debuting a new Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition for 2018. The car’s unique paint job and features pay tribute to the GT40 and its team, consisting of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt.

“In creating a worthy successor to the 2017 Heritage edition, we logically looked at our next historic Le Mans victory with the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt,” said Dave Pericak, global director Ford Performance. “The 2018 Ford GT…

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View Monarch Butterflies at the Desert Botanical Garden

Fall Butterfly Exhibit

Autumn has finally arrived, and to celebrate the occasion, the Desert Botanical Garden is welcoming the debut of their new Fall Butterfly Exhibit. Spanning over a month long, this exciting attraction will give guests the chance to get up close and personal with Monarch butterflies and other insects native to the Valley.

Fun for all ages, the Desert Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Exhibit will be accessible to the public on September 30 and run until November 19. Open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the attraction will feature Monarch butterflies and a variety of other…

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2nd Annual Children's Learning & Play Festival

2nd Annual Children's Learning & Play Festival

Enjoy indoor storytelling and fun activities at the 2nd Annual Children’s Learning & Play Festival on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Held at WestWorld of Scottsdale, this signature event is a must-attend outing for families with little ones who enjoy learning.

Free to the public, the Children’s Learning & Play Festival serves as a great weekend outing for local families. During the festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., children will get the chance to enjoy storytelling from a number of influential authors, exciting sing-alongs, puppet shows, face painting and inflatable rides. There will also be…

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View the Magical Production of 'Seussical' at Theater Works

Seussical - Theater Works

Escape the Arizona sun and take your little ones to see Theater Works’ latest summer production: “Seussical!” This exciting musical extravaganza features a number of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters as they partake in several wild adventures, keeping you entertained from start to finish!

The final “Seussical” show is set to take place on July 30, so now is the time to view the production before it comes to a close. Featuring Musical Director James May, known for his work on Broadway’s “Les Miserables,” the magical production tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of…

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VIDEO: 2018 Ford Mustang Burns Rubber

2018 Ford Mustang Burnouts

Watch as Professional Drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. surprises a few unsuspecting people with a burnout session in the brand-new 2018 Ford Mustang. There’s no better way to test out the high-performance model, which comes equipped with an EcoBoost engine.

See it when it arrives at Peoria Ford later this year!

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Latest Ford Expedition Offers First-Class Towing Capabilities

Toyota Named Top Automotive Innovator by IPO

Need to haul your boat to the lake this summer? We suggest getting behind the wheel of the all-new Ford Expedition. Designed to meet the needs of truck customers, the SUV features best-in-class towing, knocking out the competition.

It’s no secret that 50 percent of Expedition owners use the SUV for towing, which is why Ford has to extra lengths to ensure the vehicle is able to handle all of your hauling and towing needs. Boasting a 9,300-pound towing capacity, the Expedition can easily tow trailers fitted with everything from recreational vehicles to equipment.

“Warmer weather has families…

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July 4th All-American Festival at Peoria Sports Complex

July 4th All-American Festival

Celebrate Independence Day with your family and friends at Peoria Sports Complex’s annual All-American Festival. Taking place on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, this family-friendly affair is the place to be if you want to catch a spectacular fireworks show in the city of Peoria.

From 5 to 10 p.m., attendees will be able to enjoy a whirlwind of entertainment at the All-American Festival. You can test out your skills in a number of eating contests or try your hand at the corn hole tournament. Additionally, the festival will feature live entertainment from top local bands and a variety…

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VIDEO: Ford Focus Offers Driver Assist

If you’re in the market for a new car, don’t hesitate to consider the 2017 Ford Focus. Complete with a variety of driver-assist features, including Lane Keeping Assist and Blind Spot Information System, the Focus has everything you could ever want and need in a compact car.

Check out the Focus and its driver-assist features in the video above.

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