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MotorWeek Flips its Lid for Fantastic 2017 Ford Explorer

Are you shopping the full-size SUV segment for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Shawnee Mission Ford feel you owe it to yourself to check out ours, the 2017 Explorer.

How do we figure?

Get the inside scoop from our friends at MotorWeek; their critique of the Explorer is as follows:

Drivers desiring a fully loaded look and feel from the Explorer will not be disappointed by its top-tier trim, the Platinum.

Standard amenities on this iteration include a potent, 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance platform ...

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MotorWeek Flips its Lid for Fantastic 2017 Ford Explorer

Are you shopping the full-size SUV segment for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Shawnee Mission Ford feel you owe it to yourself to check out ours, the 2017 Explorer.

How do we figure?

Get the inside scoop from our friends at MotorWeek; their critique of the Explorer is as follows:

Drivers desiring a fully loaded look and feel from the Explorer will not be disappointed by its top-tier trim, the Platinum.

Standard amenities on this iteration include a potent, 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance platform ...

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Why Ford SUVs Rule the Road

There are many reasons why car buyers should consider purchasing Ford SUVs over cars. These fall into three categories of grow, tow, and show. What this means is that SUVs are bigger, stronger, and have more style than the average vehicle.

 
 

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

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Change your oil regularly for a smooth and safe ride

If you want to get better gas mileage and have your car run the way that it should, then keep up with your oil changes. They don't take much time, and if you take your car to us here at Shawnee Mission Ford, we'll handle all the work. If you take frequent but short trips (5 to 10 miles in length), drive at higher engine speeds, or drive in extremely hot or cold weather, then you'll probably need to get your oil changed more often.

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No More Fake Car Myths with Cars.com

There are a ton of myths about cars out there and a lot of them are fake, so we'd like to share a video made by the experts at Cars.com that debunks five common car myths. Are red cars more susceptible to getting speeding tickets? Do you have to replace your oil every 3,000 miles? Can you get better fuel economy by putting nitrogen in your tires? All of these questions and more are answered below, so take a look and learn along with us here at Shawnee Mission Ford:

 

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Experience Compact Efficiency Plus Versatility in the 2017 Ford Escape near Kansas City

 

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For Kansas drivers looking to upgrade from their sedan or tiny coupe model, find the efficiency needed for your daily work commute on top of a wide range of versatile features for this compact SUV.

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Ford Pickup Trucks |100 years of Success and Counting

It was One-hundred years ago today on July 27th, 1917 that Ford released the Model TT to assist the agricultural community with transportation and means of production. The Ford Model TT was the starting point that fundamentally transformed how Americans conduct business on the ranch, farm, and construction sites.

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2017 Ford Fusion Pleases AutoGuide.com Pundits

Has the midsize sedan segment been calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Shawnee Mission Ford encourage you to heed its cries -- and then turn your attention to ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why's that, exactly?

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai explains all in the clip below; have a look and listen right here:

Though we're not typically ones to play favorites, we must nonetheless admit that the Fusion's mid-level engine, a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, holds a special place in our heart.

Available with the SE and standard on the Titanium and Platinum…

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Bamboo: How Panda Food Can Become Ford's Next Renewable Material


In recent years, Ford has been dedicated to replacing petroleum-based synthetic materials with natural materials. Mustard seed oil and castor oil are used to lubricate parts and create gaskets. Wheat straw and rice hulls are used to reinforce plastics. Trunk mats are made with coconut husks. Seat foam in all North American models is now made out of soy.

Soon, Ford may adopt a material that will blow all other natural alternatives away: Bamboo.

Bamboo grows up to three feet per day, reaching maturity in as little as two years (though five years is more common). If you are familiar…

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