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Embrace the final days of summer with the Ford Escape

Has summer passed you by the in the blink of an eye? Do something about it! Here at Preferred Ford of Grand Haven we highly recommend a few more summer road trips, preferably with the 2017 Ford Escape.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The Ford Escape will aid in your arrival to any and every destination safely, stylishly and quickly. The Ford Escape offers up 168 horsepower and 170 pound-f

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Why the F-150 Raptor Could Out-Race a T-Rex (For Real!)

In a funny Autoblog video, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor faces off against a Tyrannosaurus rex.

The video highlights the F-150 Raptor's off-road performance with a list of appealing specs layered over drool-worthy footage of the truck magnificently leaping over sand dunes and making donuts in the desert.

Then it shows the "T-rex" failing at those same feats, because it's just a guy in a dinosaur costume.

Though the joke is it's not a real…

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Keep Your Kids Happy on Road Trips with These Easy Tips

Taking your kids on a road trip with you can be a stressful situation but, if you know how to prepare and have the right supplies, it can be a considerably more fun experience. Take it from the mom in the video below; she's shared her experience with all of us and has a list of tips on how to keep your kids happy and entertained all ride long. If you don't have time for a video, check out our written list; no matter what, we hope you have a great trip and a fun summer with your…

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Stay Safe and Prepared with These Summer Car Care Tips

Now that we're well into summer, there are some simple things you can do to help keep your vehicle in good shape and keep yourself and your passengers as comfortable as possible as you cruise from place to place. The experts at Autotrader have made a video about it but, for the sake of time, we've put together a list for you to skim over quickly.

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A Family Sedan with Attitude: Say Hello to the 2017 Ford Fusion

Are you scouring the midsize sedan segment for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, please allow your pals here at Preferred Ford of Grand Haven to offer a word of advice:

Ours -- the 2017 Fusion -- is, by all accounts, a must-see.

And if you're at all wondering what makes it so, we invite you to check the clip below. Here now to highlight the Fusion's best qualities is AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai:

Without question one of our favorites, the top-of-the-line V6 Sport model is wholly unlike every other in the Fusion lineup.

Standard amenities on…

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AutoGuide.com Dishes Need-to-Know Details on 2017 Ford Focus RS

Have you heard the word about Ford's hot hatch, the 2017 Focus RS?

Well, don't sweat it if you haven't, as we here at Preferred Ford of Grand Haven are here to bring you up to speed.

And speaking of "speed" ... that just so happens to be much of the subject matter of the clip below. Link up with AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika to witness the Focus RS in action:

Simultaneously a beauty and a beast, the Focus RS's turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is a truly mind-boggling bit of machinery.

Syncing with…

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2017 Ford Explorer is One Uncompromising Full-Size Crossover

If we here at Preferred Ford of Grand Haven were to highlight every one of the many winning qualities that make up the 2017 Explorer, our esteemed American automaker's full-size SUV, we'd quite likely still be here well into next week. That's how incredible this vehicle is.

So, rather than take this tack, we thought we'd link the following video.

Join our pals over at MotorWeek, as they put the Explorer through its paces:

The Explorer's penultimate trim -- the Sport -- provides style and substance in spades.

Standard features on this model include a thrill-inducing, 365-horsepower…

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Ford Creates 800 Jobs in Michigan

On May 19, Ford Motor Company announced it would be investing $350 million in the Livonia Transmission Plant. The investment will update the plant to manufacture a new, more efficient transmission, and will create or retain 800 hourly jobs to support production. Most of these jobs will be added next year and in 2019.

This announcement is only the latest in a series of investments Ford has made in Michigan over the last four months...

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Tire Rotation: Avoid Early Tire Replacement

Tire replacement can be very expensive, depending on the type of vehicle you drive and the tires it uses. Tires have become much better over the past decade, but certain things need to be done in order to give your tires the entire life they were designed to have. Tires can wear out prematurely, which makes it a necessity to spend money that didn't need to be spent replacing them. Rotating your tires can help ensure your tires live to the actual life expectancy, and possibly beyond. Tires tend to wear differently depending on particular location they are mounted…
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Doing What You Need to for the Best Fuel Economy

You would like to be efficient in regard to the amount of fuel that you use as you take your vehicle around town and on trips. You are looking for fuel economy tips that can help you save as you drive.

Save fuel by keeping your vehicle maintained. A vehicle that is in good shape and healthy will run in a more efficient way than one that has troubles that must be handled. Keep your vehicle in good condition to save on fuel.

Save fuel by using cruise control. If you keep your vehicle at the same speed as you…
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