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What Makes the 2017 Ford Fusion a Sedan-Segment Standout?

If you're hunting for a midsize sedan for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Don Chalmers Ford would be quick to couple you up with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

How come?

Check the clip below to find out; here now to enumerate the finest features of the Fusion is AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai:

No bones about it, Ford delivered an excellent entry-level engine with the Fusion, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder.

Joining with a six-speed automatic gearbox, the base four-cylinder produces a peppy 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. It is offered in front-drive form only…

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How Flood-Damaged Cars Could Find Their Way to New Mexico Without Your Knowledge

According to Cars.com, as many as 1 in 243 used cars in New Mexico are title-washed.

What does title washing mean?

A seller in one state who has a vehicle with a flood title sends the damaged vehicle from state to state, obtaining new titles for the vehicle in those states. Because different states have different titling requirements when it comes to flood damage, eventually, the seller...

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Keep it good under your hood: schedule a service appointment today

If you've experienced it firsthand or you've merely seen it as passerby, car trouble in the summer is never pleasant. We believe in avoiding it at all costs here at Don Chalmers Ford. One way to up the chances of that is scheduling a service appointment for your vehicle before the start of each season or before extensive travel.

 

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Whether you come to our onsite service and repair center for basic maintenance or for something more serious, you can

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Make your summer getaway with the Ford Escape

Are you not prepared to say goodbye to the summer months just yet? No worries there. The 2017 Ford Escape is the perfect way to help you chase the summer sun and arrive to all your favorite summer destinations safely and soundly.

 

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

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The Ford Escape won't disappoint in any capacity. This crossover's 2.5-liter engine with 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque w

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2017 Ford Explorer Causes a Stir Amongst MotorWeek Staffers

Might you be in the market for a full-size SUV? Well, if so, we here at Don Chalmers Ford think you should make a point to try ours, the 2017 Explorer, on for size.

And why's that, exactly?

The vehicular gurus at MotorWeek are here to explain; join them in the clip below:

The amenities offered by the Explorer's mid-level model -- the Limited -- make it one heck of a compelling pick.

Standard equipment on this trim includes leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, dual-zone auto climate control, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, an 8-inch ...

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Looking for a Ford SUV? You're Not the Only one.

If you're an SUV driver, we're willing to bet that you like your car. Why would we take those odds? Because reports have indicated that SUV loyalty is on the rise. Consumer data from the beginning of 2017 revealed that 66 percent of SUV owner bought new SUVs when shopping for a new car. Why are SUV drivers sticking with this vehicle type? Cars like the 2017 Ford Explorer. A versatile vehicle filled with useful features, the Explorer is the perfect SUV for a busy family that occasionally needs some extra power. With seven seats and a roomy…
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How to Prepare for a Safe Summer Road Trip

The best way to plan for a safe summer road trip is to take the time while you are at home to try an anticipate everything that could go wrong. This is going to be a lot easier if you make us of our road trip safety checklist.

Road trip safety checklist:
  • Pack a good set of jumper cables in the trunk, you never know if the battery dies and you could be stranded in the middle of nowhere.
  • Bring along plenty of road flares in case you need to warn other drivers or flag them down for help.
  • Pack…
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Keep Your Investment Worthwile by Washing your Car Reguarly

Buying a brand new car is an exciting time in life. Even if the car is used, it is still new to you, and you will want to keep it clean. But if your car is always covered in dirt and other grime, what is the point in having pride in your car?

Washing your new vehicle not only shows off your purchase, it also helps to keep it running better. You may not realize it, but dirt, salt, mud, bird droppings, pollen and other elements can eat at the paint on your vehicle. You may not see it that…
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Your Tires Are The Only Thing Between You And The Ground

Your wife sends you to the store to pick up a few things for dinner. As you are backing out of the driveway, the sky opens up and it begins to rain. You consider yourself a very safe driver, in fact you had never had an accident in your life. Suddenly, the car three car lengths ahead of you slammed on its brakes. You instinctively stepped on your brakes as well, but you begin to slide. Slamming into the back of the vehicle, you wonder to yourself what just happened? "I'm a good driver!" Unfortunately, nobody is to blame…
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Roadside Emergency Kit for Your Old Diesel

Old diesel cars and trucks require a special kind of roadside emergency kit. Perhaps it's the age of the vehicle, or maybe it's just the way the engine works, but your typical repair kit won't be sufficient for your old diesel.

Beyond the usual parts of a roadside kit, your roadside emergency kit for your old diesel should be concerned with two components: fuel and compression. Not exactly unique to diesel vehicles, but the way diesel fuel behaves makes your kit need a few extra things. A fire extinguisher in case of diesel runaway, a bottle of…
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