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MotorWeek Falls Head-Over-Heels for Handsome 2017 Ford Explorer

Here at Anderson & Koch Ford Inc, our reasons for enjoying the 2017 Explorer are nearly as numerous as the stars in the sky. This big-bodied crossover, in our opinion, is among the very best in the biz.

Wondering what makes it so?

Then, check the clip below. The auto experts at MotorWeek are here to highlight some of the Explorer's top traits:

If you're seeking a performance-oriented vibe from the Explorer, then look no further than its top-of-the-line engine, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6.

The default offering on the Sport and Platinum trims, the turbo-V6 pairs with a…

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Watch William Fichtner Drive a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

After a full re-casting, the U.S. version of Top Gear is back. The old series aired on History channel, and featured an all-American cast. The new series premiered on BBC America, and seems to be taking more cues from the British side of the pond.

Just as the UK's Top Gear selected a familiar face in Matt LeBlanc to take the place of the host of many decades, Jeremy Clarkson, the new Top Gear…

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Ford Unveils the 2018 Mustang's Quiet Start Mode

We've all been that person before. You have to leave early, but feel bad because you know people are sleeping next door and your car is loud when it starts.

Hoping to make the 2018 Ford Mustang more neighbor-friendly, Ford has revealed that the new car will come equipped with a Quiet Start mode. When Quiet Start is active, the engine's valves will stay closed to minimize noise. Best of all, Quiet Start is programmable. If you want to make sure Quiet Start triggers during the same time every day, you can set up windows where it will…

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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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