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Navigate life more easily with the Ford Escape

Ron DuPratt Ford is always trying to help our customers enjoy the most reliable and enjoyable driving experience, which is why we know the 2017 Ford Escape will not disappoint you.


You have a lot on your hands. We have just the trick to make you feel unstoppable. #FordEscape

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On days where you need to be unstoppable, the Ford Escape will always deliver a smooth, safe and versatile dri

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Ford's 2018 Mustang GT: Get Ready for Speed

Want a car that can make your Point A to Point B a fast, furious, and fun journey? The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is the car you're looking for.

With a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 under its hood, the GT has been rated to produce 460 horsepower. It can also produce 420 pounds-feet torque and 7,500 RPM.

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Make the Most of your Purchase with a Budget

When you know how much you have to spend, you can make the best of that money. Going to look for a vehicle without knowing what you can afford for monthly payments can be dangerous, you might be looking at a vehicle that you cannot afford. By taking your monthly salary and subtracting monthly expenditures from it, you can figure out the max that you can spend on a new vehicle.

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New 2018 F-150 will be Ford's Latest Addition to Law Enforcement Lineup

For decades, the Crown Victoria sedan was the iconic police cruiser. Now that the Crown Vic is phased out, Ford is still maintaining its position as top dog in the law enforcement game. Ford has the broadest lineup of police vehicles of any automaker, and makes about 70 percent of pursuit-rated vehicles.

Now, Ford is giving Department of Natural Resources and border patrol officers something to...

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2017 Ford Mustang Makes Waves with carwow Critics

Might you be in the market for a sports car? Are you seeking one that's every bit as stylish as it is substantive?

Well, then, we here at Ron DuPratt Ford would be quick to couple you up with ours, the 2017 Mustang.

And if you're at all wondering why we would, we suggest you scope the clip below. Hear all about the Mustang from carwow pundit Mat Watson:

Tremendously appointed, the Mustang's entry-level model -- the V6 -- sure is a sight for sore eyes.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic xenon headlights, LED…

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Ford SmartLink Cures Your No-Modem Blues

New cars are more and more likely in recent years to come with a built-in modem for hosting a Wi-Fi hotspot. These connected cars give drivers more control than ever before, including:

  • Streaming movies to entertain backseat passengers
  • Vehicle health updates & maintenance schedules
  • Remote engine start & climate control, so the vehicle is comfortable as soon as you sit down
  • Remote door lock & unlock
  • Finding the vehicle's location...
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How to Pack for Your Next Road Trip

Packing for that road trip involves more than jamming your luggage in the back of the vehicle. Here are some safety things you should pack to ensure you are not going to break down on the highway.
  • Pack a gas can in your car and you can get anyone to help you get fuel if you run out.
  • Bring a set of jumper cables and the first car to pull over to help will be able to jump start your battery for you.
  • Take along a can or two of tire fix-a-flat so you are not stuck if the spare…
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Tire Rotation Importance

You’re driving down a dark road late at night. This is the usual route you take to drive home after a long day of work. As you look out of the windows, the trees nearby pass you at relative speed. You’re cruising a few miles under the speed limit when you see something in the roadway slightly ahead. Because you noticed early enough, you lightly pump the brakes in anticipation. The object was closer than you realized so you slam into the break a little harder. Although you managed to stop in time, you noticed that your back…
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Replacing Your Car Battery

Your car doesn’t run without your cars battery. So, it is important to keep it serviced. Most batteries have a life expectancy of 3-5 years, but there are other distinguishing factors that may shorten the life span of your battery. Taking short trips more often than long trips can prevent your battery from recharging fully as you drive, and if you do not drive your car every day or leave it parked for extended periods the battery may need to be replaced.

There are distinguishable signs your battery may be getting low. The older your car battery is the…
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