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Compact Competition: the 2017 Ford Focus vs the Hyundai Elantra

With so much competition in the compact sedan segment these days, we here at Anderson & Koch Ford Inc. can certainly imagine how it might be a bit overwhelming when you're looking for your first small car. However, we have no doubts that the 2017 Ford Focus deserves to be at the top of your list and, to prove it, the American automaker themselves have compared it to the competition. In the video below, see how it stacks up to the Hyundai Elantra and find out how active park assist features and a 5-Star NHTSA safety rating leave the Focus…

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Warning Signs of Potential Car Battery Trouble

Being able to spot trouble with your car battery will go a long way in stopping you from being stranded at the worst possible times. Pay close attention to the following warning signs and take action quickly if they arise.
  • Each morning when you go out to start the car, the engine seems to be taking longer and longer to get cranking.
  • After opening the hood of the car, you notice the car battery seems swollen and there is a very strange odor coming from that compartment.
  • After the car starts in the morning, the headlights appear to be very…
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Before You Hit the Road, Be Sure You're Prepared!

If you need to know what you may be able to do to properly prepare for a road trip, it is highly recommended for you to continue reading. Properly preparing for a road trip consists of packing in accordance to the number of days the indivudal(s) who will be on the road trip will be gone for and the destination. It is highly recommended for you to ensure that you create a checklist that contains necessary items for you to take on the road trip. You may want to include meals, snacks, clothes, hygiene items, and anything else that…
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Fuel economy tips

Getting better gas mileage in your car or truck not only saves you money, it also helps to save the environment by reducing the use of carbon-based fuels. Whether you have a fuel-sipping small car or a gas-guzzling SUV, there are some things you can do to improve your fuel economy.

Change your driving habits. You can save on gas costs by finding routes that avoid traffic, not letting your car idle, being smoother about accelerating and using cruise control and your air conditioning at high speeds.

Keep your car in good shape. A well-maintained car will use less gas…
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Keep Your Car Spiffy

Cars are not cheap and once you have one, it seems like you keep having to plunk more and more money into it for repairs, gas, upgrades, and accessories. So, since it is such an investment, you want to take care of it and make sure that your vehicle lasts as long as possible and stays in good shape. That's where the car wash comes in. If you're diligent in getting your car washed, it will preserve the paint job substantially. Dirt loves to stick to cars and will eventually build up and scratch away the paint on…
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Repairing Windshields Is Important Overall

If your car was having problems starting, wouldn't you get it fixed? If you broke down on the side of the road, wouldn't you call a tow truck? Well, this sort of mentality should be important when your windshield has been cracked, or is shattered. Without focusing on getting repair, you could end up spending a lot more money replacing the glass.

The Reason You Need Repair Fast

It should be obvious why you need professional repairs for your windshield. If you have a crack, it can grow larger. A simple crack could very well become larger, and…

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2017 Ford Transit Connect

Do you want to own one of the best new vehicles in the market today? If so, the 2017 Ford Transit Connect is for you. A lot of people are interested in taking things to the next level with this model. Not only that, but the 2017 Ford Transit Connect is something that a lot of people love the look and feel of. Over the course of time, you should be prepared to take things to the next level with your vehicle in terms of size. This is especially true if you have a growing family or are a small…
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Ford's New Smart Car The 2017 Ford C-Max

There's a lot of people now a days who like to argue what fuel is better, gas or electricity. Well you don't have to worry since the new 2017 Ford C-Max is a hybrid, where you have the option to fill up your car with gas or plug it in and charge.

The 2017 Ford C-Max has the best horsepower in it's class, coming in at 188 horsepower. It's also equipped with smart technology called Sync3, you can do things old cars can't. Combine that with the Ford Pass, you have a voice operated car…
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Should You Use Synthetic Oil or Conventional Oil for Your Ford?

Keeping up on vehicle maintenance is very important. One of the best things you can do for your vehicle is to have your oil changed on a regular basis. In time, as you drive, oil can become dirty and filled with sticky residue. When this occurs, it can greatly affect the performance of the engine. Being sure to change your oil is the best way to ensure that your car is running properly. Knowing the difference between what type of oil to choose can also help you have better car efficiency.

There is generally two types of oil, one is…

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