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Learning About Proper Car Alignment

When you want to keep your car performing at a high level, making sure that the wheels are properly aligned is an important first step. Wheels can be thrown out of alignment by hitting pot holes, running over curbs, or going off-roading and should be checked frequently.

Having your alignment examined every time you get an oil change is an easy way to identify small problems before they can cause extensive damage. Poorly aligned wheels can lead to uneven tire wear, costing you time and creating stress. They can also cause the car to pull to the side when you…

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Ford Focus Has Engine Power

Ford Focus is an established brand for consumers looking for a compact car that handles well in city and highway driving and offers great gas mileage. For 2018, the Focus also offers options to boost engine power and give sports car performance. Ford has added high-horsepower options.

Dixon drivers enjoy the balance of performance and economy in the compact Focus line. Now they can also select a 350 horsepower 2.3L EcoBoost engine that races from zero to 62 mph in under five seconds. Other power options include the 2.0L EcoBoost – ST Powertrain delivering 252 horsepower.
 

 

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The Ford Fusion: Saving You Gas

If you're looking for a vehicle that's smart on energy, then you should check out the Ford Fusion, a popular midsize sedan, is the right vehicle for you. It has several features that can help you cut down on the gas that you have to put into your vehicle every week.

The Fusion has EcoGuide gives you real-time feedback on your driving habits and tells you when the way that you are driving is saving on gas. It does this through a display that grows vines as you drive more fuel-efficiently. And since this Fusion is a hybrid…

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The Ford Mustang Can Handle All Kinds of Driving Situations

You are shopping for a sports car and you want to find one that is popular but also easy to drive. The Ford Mustang is a good pick for you because of all of the help that it gives you when it comes to the way that it handles and drives.

The way that a sports car handles will affect the way that it feels to drive that car. The Ford Mustang is made to handle well with a special rear suspension system. 

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The Best Convenience Features of the Ford Flex

If you are looking for the best in convenience when picking out your next SUV, the new Ford Flex is where it's at. This SUV is equipped with some of the most innovative features to take the stress out of driving and let you focus on getting to your destination safely.

From an operational standpoint, the ability to open the back door without keys or hands is especially nice. You have more room for your cargo with the easy-fold back row of seats. If you are packing in extra passengers, there are 10 cup holders throughout the SUV. Storage…

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Choose to Purchase a Ford Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

You have the power to choose any vehicle that you would like to purchase and you need to learn all that you can about the options that are open to you. Know that the Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicles that are out there are top-quality.

Ron DuPratt Ford is here to set you up with a vehicle that will get you where you need to go, and all Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are fully inspected before they are sold so that you can trust them. When you purchase a Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, you will be given a CarFax report related…

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Check Out These Ford Focus ST Technology Features

What makes a compact performance hatchback so popular? Take a look at the features crammed into the new Ford Focus ST and you'll begin to understand why this vehicle is so in demand.

The Ford Focus ST is working hard to keep you safe behind the wheel, but it also has one feature protecting other motorists as well. The Electronic Brake Assist in the Ford Focus ST is going to help give you added power to stop before a collision or to increase the distance between a car in front of you by applying the brakes evenly. 

 

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When to Get a Wheel Alignment and Why You May Need One

You should get a wheel alignment if your wheels have been misaligned or knocked out of place. This can occur if your wheels have hit a curb, made strong contact with a pothole or hit some object on the road with force.

It is often easy to feel or spot when your wheels are misaligned. Your car may swerve to the sides when you drive. There may also be uneven tire wear and vibrations throughout the steering wheel. 

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Synthetic or Natural Wax?

Selecting the right wax for your vehicle in Dixon is important to keeping it looking its best. By placing a barrier between the paint on your car and the elements, you can prevent fading and increase the time between washings.

Wax is a hydrophobic material that remains solid at room temperature. It can be made from natural products, such as the coating of the carnauba plant or even coal. 

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Get Inside the Ford F-150 Raptor

The Ford F-150 line is the bestselling medium to heavy sized truck in the United States. There are a few reasons for this trucks dominance on the auto scene. Of course, the F-150 is used as a utility vehicle- but the Raptor is the luxe version of the old workhorse. These vehicles have some mods that make them more efficient compared to other trucks in this class.

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