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Getting your car regularly serviced is the best way to ensure its longevity


Cars today are able to stay on the road longer than at any time in history. Modern automobiles, when properly cared for, can often last hundreds of thousands of miles, allowing the owner to avoid expensive replacement costs and maintaining the value of the automobile, should the owner decide at some point to sell it.

But the incredible longevity of modern cars is always contingent upon carefully following the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule. These schedules are devised scientifically, using the records of millions of vehicles, in order to ensure that the lifetime...
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Top 5 Reasons to Choose an SUV as Your Next Vehicle


When searching for a car, many people have specific preferences as to whether they need a car or an SUV. These could be things like a large family or driving long distances. However, many people are on the fence with the availability of crossover models.

Here are the top five reasons to choose an SUV as your new vehicle: First and most obvious, SUVs can hold a great deal more passengers than cars. Many SUVs even have third-row seating available. This is perfect for large families.

Next, SUVs are typically safer than cars due to the fact they are larger…
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Ford Innovating Design with HoloLens

How HoloLens Helps

HoloLens is a mixed reality headset that allows for people to overlay digital information into the real world. The Ford designers use this technology to eliminate the need to produce a newly designed, physical vehicle, instead they can use a current production model and overlay their new designs onto it. This reduces the time and effort to create newly designed vehicles and allows for real-time editing and collaboration on the designs.

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Powertrain Updates for the 2018 Ford F-150

The New 10-Speed Transmission Power Delivery System

For the Ford F-150 EcoBoost and V8 engines there will be a 10-speed automatic transmission for them to drive their power through. The new transmission increases acceleration at the low and mid ranges and overall performance over the six-speed transmission. The transmission also features wide-span gear spacing with drag-reduction actions and three overdrive gears. The only way that this transmission makes your driving experience better is with the five selectable driving modes to conquer any job in your day.

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Stay cool this summer with the Ford Escape

Looking for a way to stay cool this summer? Take the wheel of the 2017 Ford Escape and enjoy a cool, smooth ride as well as air conditioning and the latest features on the market.

 

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

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Wherever you travel with the 2017 Escape from Bill Knight Ford, you'll enjoy the ride just as much as the destination. The Escape co

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The 2018 Ford Mustang's Quiet Exhaust Mode Explained

There are a lot of features in the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang but the most surprising one, if you ask us, has to be the Quiet Exhaust mode. When you turn this on, the engine note gets much quieter as to not disturb your neighbors or anyone else who's good side you want to stay on. Check it out below and learn about the Quiet Start feature, as well as how to set Quiet Time hours, and see how being a respectful driver definitely has its benefits:

 

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Don’t Forget About Your Roadside Emergency Kit

 

 

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Your vehicle could end up broken down on the side of the road even if it's in perfect condition. Unexpected things like dead batteries, stray nails on the road, and automobile accidents could force you to the roadside to deal with them.

At times like these, a driver could use a roadside emergency kit.

Whether you purchase a premade kit or put together your own, these are a few things that should remain in your car at all times in case of an…

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Ford F-150 is Summer's Hottest Vehicle

Have you heard? Autotrader named the Ford F-150 the hottest car of summer 2017.

Where do they come up with that and what does it mean?

Put simply, it means that more people are searching for the Ford F-150 on the Autotrader site than any other vehicle, which says a lot about the popularity about this particular pickup truck.

Of course, the Ford F-150 doesn't just get to boast some summer loving. It has a long history of adoration, one that goes back 40 years to its inception in 1977 -- a history that hasn't really let up since…

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2018 Ford Mustang Models With EcoBoost Get Line Lock

When the current-generation of the Ford Mustang debuted, GT models came with a feature called “line-lock.” The perfect thing for burning rubber and full-throttle launches, it works by locking the front brakes for fifteen seconds before being shot off the line. For 2018, this feature will no longer be offered solely on the GT, but on the EcoBoost versions, as well.

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An Inside Look at the Feature-Rich 2017 Ford Explorer

Are you on the hunt for a full-size SUV for you and yours? Well, if so, we here at Bill Knight Ford would encourage you to try ours, the 2017 Explorer, on for size.

Yet, what is it -- specifically -- that this transport brings to the table?

Our pals over at MotorWeek are here to provide some context; tag along with them in the clip below:

Ford most certainly delivered a doozy with the entry-level Explorer, the beautifully equipped Base.

Standard amenities on this iteration include 18-inch wheels, a rearview camera, a 60/40-split second-row seat, a 50/50-split third-row seat…

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