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Why is MotorWeek So Impressed by the 2017 Ford Explorer?

If you happen to be on the hunt for a full-size SUV, we here at Garnet Ford would be quick to couple you up with ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Why, you ask?

That answer, conveniently enough, can be found in the clip below. Link up with our friends over at MotorWeek to hear all about the latest Explorer:

Mean and muscular, the Explorer's top-of-the-line engine -- a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 -- is not for the faint of heart.

Standard with the Sport and Platinum models, the turbo-V6 joins with a six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. Total output weighs in…

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Watch Edmunds Test the 2016 Focus RS's Acceleration

The latest review Edmunds posted of the 2016 Ford Focus RS is unique in a few important ways.

First of all, it's the 2016 model, not the brand-new model. This may not seem like such a big deal to those in the know—there have been very few changes between model years, including engine output holding steady at 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque—but enthusiasts having a hard time getting their hands on a limited-edition 2018 Focus RS can rest assured that a pre-owned model is just as much fun.

Second, Edmunds Road Test Manager Jonathan Elfalan…

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Are Ford's Plans for Autonomous & Electric Vehicles More Uncertain Than We Thought?

The automotive industry as a whole is barreling toward a future where clean, zero-emission electric cars drive themselves. Ford is as committed as any to this goal—the American company has a large fleet of self-driving Ford Fusion sedans, raised the range of the Focus Electric to 115 miles, and has promised to continue adding hybrid and plug-in models to its lineup, including a hybrid F-150.


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West Chester Residents Shifting to SUVs

SUVs have been growing more and more prominent on the road for years now. Drivers love their versatility and, as time goes on, more and more people are abandoning other auto type in favor of SUVs. Case in point, data from earlier this year found that two-thirds of SUV owners shopping for a new car bought a replacement SUV. No other car type on the road can boast the same.


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Ford's F-150 Expands Into Police Work

The 2018 Ford F-150 will be a great truck. How do we know? Well, if it's good enough for police work, it'll be good enough for you.

Ford, as reported by, has unveiled the new Police Responder version of its anticipated new truck, the 2018 Ford F-150. Utilizing the F-150's 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine option, the Police Responder will have 375 horsepower, 470 pounds-feet torque, and 7,000 pounds of towing capacity at its disposal. With 132 cubic feet of cargo space and top speed of 100 MPH, it will be well-equipped to handle…

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Road Trip Tips for Traveling with a Dog

These road trip tips for traveling with a dog help make this process easier. Your four-legged family member requires special care outside of the home. Do:

Take his medical information with you.
Be prepared. You dog may get ill while on the road. Put his vets contact information in your phone and keep notes about his medical history including allergies. Whomever treats him during your excursion will need these details.

Plan stops for walking and elimination.
Your dog needs to stretch his legs after a couple of hours. His legs will cramp. Also, during this time, he has an opportunity…
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Reasons to wash your car

Some people don't like to wash their cars and feel it is a waste of time and money. However, there are some legitimate reasons to wash your car. Here are some of them.

Keep your resale value high. A car that looks nice has a higher resale value, and washing your car regularly will help to make that happen. Regular washing of your car will help to protect the paint job by removing harmful substances such as bird droppings and tree sap. Regular washings also help to prevent rust and corrosion that can be caused by road salt.

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MotorWeek is All Smiles for 2017 Ford Explorer

If you've yet to experience our esteemed American automaker's full-size SUV, the 2017 Explorer, we here at Garnet Ford hate to be the ones to break it to you, but:

You more than likely are missing out.

Not to worry, though, as our friends at MotorWeek are here to help you play catch-up. Join them in the clip below:

When it comes to the Explorer's top-tier engine option, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, "next-level performance" is the name of the game.

Standard on the Sport and Limited trims, this turbo-V6 teams with a six-speed automatic transmission to…

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