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Ford F-150 and the Impressive Performance Features

The 2018 Ford F-150 has always been a popular pickup truck, but today the performance features are taking center stage. Here are two of those features you will most definitely appreciate.

Regardless if you are going to use the new Ford F-150 to haul your fishing gear or carry tons of gravel on the job site, you want an engine that is up to the task. If you choose the Ford F-150, then you have the option of picking one of six powerful engines, with one of them being diesel too. 

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Monitor Your Surroundings in the 2018 Ford Focus Electric

The 2018 Ford Focus Electric is a sought-after compact EV that contains modern technology to keep you safe. It's designed to keep you aware of your surroundings at all times through convenient monitoring.

Blind Spot Monitoring comes standard in the Focus Electric. Sensors on the rear sides of your car will act as a second pair of eyes. If another car gets into a spot that you can't see, the car will let you know through a visible light that's integrated into the side mirrors. The Focus Electric also has a rear view camera. The camera initiates…

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2018 Ford Expedition Performance Features

If you are looking for a reliable SUV, the Ford Expedition is an excellent choice. The new Expedition comes well-furnished with numerous features that enhance performance and capability. To learn more about the performance features that come equipped with the new Expedition, read further.

The new Expedition Platinum trim comes standard with a Continuously Controlled Damage (CCD) system that is also optional on the Limited trim. The CCD optimizes performance with the use of electronic sensors that monitor 46 movements and can react in milliseconds when needed. 

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Basic Types of Truck Bed Liners

If you do not have some type of bed liner in your truck, the truck bed can be badly scratched when you are hauling material. These scratches can lead to rusting. You can use a piece of plywood or rug material to line the bed, but there are more permanent solutions available.

A drop in bed liner will cover the entire bed of your pick up. These liners make it easy for you to slide items along the bed of the truck. They are more prone to damage than are spray-in liners. Spray-in liners are completely permanent, and they provide…

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Sheehy 8000’s Road to Heart Health

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At Sheehy Ford of Springfield, we are very excited for this year’s Sheehy 8000 Sales Race! Not only are we excited to sell 8,000 vehicles in 50 days, we are also thrilled to be partnering with the American Heart Association again. Throughout this partnership we have helped the American Heart Association with their annual National Walking Day event at Springfield Town Center and have donated over $200,000 during each year’s Sheehy 8000. This year’s fundraising efforts will bring us over $1 million dollars raised for the American Heart Association!

 

 
 
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Why Choose the 2018 Ford Explorer?

The latest from Ford is the 2018 Explorer. The stylish exterior and comfortable interiors provide a luxury quality to this SUV. The Ford Explorer range has received several upgrades in the past few years. The latest Explorer model is Ford's best yet. With the base engine, you get a 3.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 290-horsepower. If you are looking for something that saves gas mileage on the daily commute, Ford has also created EcoBoost models that can handle long drives and traffic-ridden routes with more fuel economy options.

 

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Ford Escape Runs on Signature Mechanical Technology

Unlike most crossover SUVs, the Ford Escape has a compact and economical powertrain. Available in four editions, this vehicle delivers solid performance for daily drives or extended road trips.

The entry-level powertrain in the Escape includes a naturally aspirated engine that carries the Duratec technology. If you want better horsepower and torque, go for the 1.5 L EcoBoost engine. For the ultimate performance, choose the 2.0 L EcoBoost unit. Ford's signature EcoBoost technology takes advantage of a conventional turbocharging mechanism that significantly enhances output. 

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Ford F-150 Raptor Features Impressive Performance

With better overall performance and rated higher for efficiency, the Ford F-150 Raptor is described as a beast both on and off the road. The Raptor is built for off-road adventures, with FOX Racing Shox and a unique twin-turbo engine. It starts with raw power and builds from there.

 

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To take a Raptor out for a test drive and learn more about the improved performance, visit us at Sheehy Ford of Springfield. 

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Maximize Your Potential in the Ford Super Duty

The new Ford Super Duty is the flagship pickup truck for Ford. This is a full-size workhorse that can handle just about anything that you can throw at it with ease. Not only is it capable, but it is well-equipped and designed very smart to maximize your productivity. Drivers who employ this vehicle to suit their work needs are going to enjoy many productivity related features that include:

  • Up to 7 available cameras
  • Rear seat storage and flat load floor
  • Six upfitter switches in the overhead console
  • 110V/400W AC inverter outlet 
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Keep These Towing Tips in Mind

Take the time to work through this towing safety checklist before you head out on the highway. Cutting corners might put you and other drivers at risk of injury, so slow down and proceed with caution.

Check to see if the trailer hitch installed on your vehicle has been rated to handle the load you are getting ready to tow. If not, now is the time to make that change before trouble arises. 

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