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A Whole Lot to Love About the Loud, Lusty 2017 Ford Focus RS

If you're in the market for a hot hatchback, we here at Parker Ford would be quick to pair you up with ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

And why is that?

Allow AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika to explain; his critique of the Focus RS is available in the clip below:

We could go on and on about the Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder. Teaming with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, the turbo-four generates a gargantuan 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

And we definitely can't deny it…

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The 2017 Ford Explorer Takes on the GMC Acadia

When it comes to shopping for a new SUV, you've got plenty to choose from. That is, unless, you're in the market for a competitively priced SUV that doesn't make any compromises when it comes to features. Then, we recommend looking no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer. Don't just take our word for it though. To get the inside scoop on this year's Explorer, and how it compares to the GMC Acadia, we encourage you to read on below...

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The 2017 Ford Explorer Takes on the GMC Acadia


When it comes to shopping for a new SUV, you've got plenty to choose from. That is, unless, you're in the market for a competitively priced SUV that doesn't make any compromises when it comes to features. Then, we recommend looking no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer. Don't just take our word for it though. To get the inside scoop on this year's Explorer, and how it compares to…

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Enjoy the Convenience, Style and Comfort of the Ford Escape

If you’re in the market for a crossover vehicle, you might be feeling a little like Goldilocks. You want something that’s roomy but not too big. Something that is easy to handle, but not too small. And you’d love it if the crossover had perks and extras, including lots of safety features. Does this describe you? If so, then we suggest a closer look at the 2017 Ford Escape.

This SUV is Goldilocks approved—not too big or too small—and is lots of fun to drive.

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Used Ford Owners Will Soon Have Access to Smart Features!

Do you love your 2010 – 2016 model-year Ford, but wish it were... smarter?

The latest Ford vehicles have access to advanced connectivity features, which allow drivers to lock their vehicle, start up the engine, and more, all from their iPhone or Android devices. It can make owning an older vehicle feel limiting in the digital age.

Well, soon you will be stuck in the dark ages no longer! Ford SmartLink is coming to dealerships like Parker Ford Lincoln this summer…

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Roadside Emergency Kit and What it Should Contain

So you have been told that you should probably have a roadside emergency kit, because anything can happen when you're out on the open road. But you don't exactly know what you should pack up. Well, Luckily we've got a tip or two for you!

Fire extinguisher - Bring a fire extinguisher, if you need to put out a fire, this will help you save the day and look like a hero!

Battery powered air pump - Sometimes it's as simple as filling up a flat tire, but it's only so simple if you're able to…
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Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Getting the best fuel economy you can in your car or truck not only saves you money, it's also good for the environment, because it means fewer emissions and less oil used. Here are some tips on how you can get the most miles per gallon.

Avoid quick starts and hard breaking. The smoother you drive, the more fuel you will conserve, so gradually reduce your speed when stopping rather than slamming on your brakes, and accelerate gradually from a stop.

Avoid running your heater and AC. Your heater and air conditioner suck up gas, so use them only…
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Go High Rather Than Low When it Comes to your Oil

Is it really important what kind of motor oil you put into your vehicle? Actually, it does. If you use a conventional motor oil in a vehicle that requires synthetic motor oil, you can actually risk damaging your engine. You could also void your warranty. So it's better to pay the couple of extra bucks-you will save a lot more in the long run.

Most vehicles require synthetic oils these days. The exception is if you have a late-model, low-mileage vehicle that you drive at relaxed speeds. Or if you haul heavy loads or are in the high RPMs…
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Why is it important to rotate your tires?

Tires. Those things on our cars that go round and round. Often forgotten about, but, they sure are important. One of the funny things that usually fall by the wayside is the upkeep and maintenance of your tires. One of the most important things you can do is to rotate your tires on a frequent basis.

Depending on where you live, the weather will place different types of demands on your times. The heat of Arizona will be a lot different from the salt and snow of New England. If you don't have your tires rotated on a regular…
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The Amazing 2017 Ford Explorer Can Take You Places

This is the car for adventurous people looking to fulfill their traveling needs. The vehicle is reliable, and it can be used to tow a trailer for the outdoors and weekend activities. It's equipped with an offered 3.5-liter Eco-Boost V6 engine; this makes it capable of towing 5000 pounds with ease. Together with its offered active four-wheel drive makes it perfect for almost any terrain with you having to worry that you were leaving things behind.

This SUV is very efficient and economical when it comes to fuel consumption...

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