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Traveling with a Pet on a Long Trip

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​When embarking on a long trip, you need to make sure that you are really prepared for the journey. This is not just a simple trip across the city; this can be a long journey and one that you will regret if you are not prepared. The main thing is to make sure you have ID tags for the pet as well as make sure that they have been looked at by a vet. After this, you need to make sure that you consider the vehicle that you will be carrying your pet in.

Not all vehicles are created equal…
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2017 Ford Mustang Asserts Itself as a Sports-Car Standout

If you're shopping the sports car segment for your next automotive purchase, we here at Central Ford have a sneaking suspicion you'll find a great deal to appreciate about ours, the 2017 Mustang.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

Allow carwow critic Mat Watson to provide you with some context; his appraisal of the Mustang is as follows:

No doubt the meanest, most muscular member of the Mustang family, the top-of-the-line 5.0-liter V8 engine is not for the faint at heart.

Available solely with the GT trim, this eight-banger boasts a brutish 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of…

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2017 Ford Fusion Gets Great Marks from AutoGuide.com

Are you seeking a midsize sedan for your next daily driver? Well, if so, we here at Central Ford would be quick to couple you up with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

Yet, why would we do so?

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to explain; join her in the clip below:

Climb to the pinnacle of the Fusion model range and it is there you'll discover the superbly equipped V6 Sport.

Standard amenities on this iteration include an athletic, 325-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, an all-wheel-drive system, a unique grille, 19-inch wheels, quad exhaust outlets, a rear spoiler, adjustable…

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All the Power and Less Noise with the 2018 Ford Mustang's Quiet Exhaust Mode

We know that some of the fun of driving a muscle car is the roar of the engine with every acceleration but, as we all know, not everyone appreciates this noise like we do. So, to solve this issue, the American automaker has given the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang a Quiet Exhaust mode that, as you'd guess, makes the exhaust note considerably quieter! There's also a Quiet Start mode and even Quiet Time settings so you can automatically muffle the engine noise at specific times. Your neighbors will love you for it!

 

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What is GSM in a Microfiber Towel?

You've heard that using an old-fashioned terry towel on your car is a great way to scratch the paint, and leave behind "micro-marring," or fine scratches and swirls. To prevent this, you should only use microfiber when washing your new Ford.

But what kind or microfiber towel?

One of the most important features to look for when choosing the right towel for the task is GSM. It stands for grams per square meter, and it measures the density of the towel, which gives you an idea of the thickness, absorptivity, and pile length.

Those thin, low-pile microfiber towels you…

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4 Reasons the Ford Raptor Beats the Competition

As one of the most popular automotive segments around, there are plenty of pickup trucks to choose from these days. Most of them are pretty similar: practical work machines with some modern conveniences for the family. It can sometimes be difficult to find a truly unique pickup.

 

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Ford and Summertime Adventures go Hand in Hand

 

Summer vacation is in full swing, and, if you're planning on fun, family road trips this year, make sure you take your Ford from Central Ford with you.

Ford models, like the three-row, family-friendly Ford Explorer, are perfect for summer road trips. They have plenty of room for the family, plus they can carry a lot of cargo.

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MotorWeek Goes Gaga for 2017 Ford Explorer

Might you be in the market for a full-size SUV? Well, if you haven't already, we here at Central Ford think you'd be wise to save a spot on your short list for ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And why is that, exactly?

Get the need-to-know details from our friends over at MotorWeek. Their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

The value of the Explorer's entry-level trim -- the outstandingly appointed Base -- quite simply cannot be overstated.

Standard features on this model include a 290-horsepower V6 engine, 18-inch wheels, a rearview camera, an eight-way power driver seat, a…

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Road Trip: Miles Of Fun

What are your favorite road trip memories? Did you take the entire family to a tourist attraction? Did you visit family in another state? Did you drive to a beach for the weekend? Road trips are usually typical during warmer months. Many people utilize their vacation time for road trips. Flying is expensive. So you might pack everything into the car and just go. It's a spontaneous adventure that makes life worth living.\n \n Problems could arise packing up the family for a lengthy road trip. Your car could have mechanical issues. Your tires might be going flat…
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Don’t Wait, Keep Your Car Clean

So you just bought a new car -- congratulations! One of the perks of owning a vehicle is getting to wash it and make it look as new and shiny as much as possible. Car washing should not be a chore. When you keep your car clean, you are also protecting your investment.

Dirt, sap, pollen, animal droppings and road salt. These are just a few of the things that can get all over your vehicle on a daily basis. You’ll want to wash your car at least once a week to ensure you get this dirt off of your…
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