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The Magnificent 2018 Ford Edge


The 2018 Ford Edge is a magnificent automobile either way you look at it. This SUV comes in four different versions. This includes the SE model, the S model, the Titanium model and the Sport model. Consumers can choose between extraordinary exterior colors like metallic blue, oxford white, ruby red, shadow black and white platinum.

For those who want power and torque, this vehicle brings it. There are three distinct EcoBoost engines that come in the sizes of the 2.0L Twin-Scroll, the 3.5L Ti-VCT, and the 2.7L Twin-Turbo engines. What more can you ask for?

 
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Helping To Keep Drivers Safe: Blind Spot Information System With Cross Traffic Alerts


Trying to stay safe when driving has always been a bit difficult, especially with each vehicle having a unique set of blind spots to contend with. Merging into other lanes of traffic during peak travel times or backing up can be hazardous. Technology is always advancing and has become more and more a part of today's vehicles.

Ford's Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alerts works to help keep drivers safe through a set of sensors on the exterior mirrors designed to detect motorized moving objects and inform the driver.

Indicator lights provide the driver...
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Lincoln's Head Will Let You Know About the Safety of Your Tire Tread


A penny may seem worthless to some. A penny, however, can still do an amazing amount of things today. For example, the penny test on tire tread works every time.

The Penny Test

Take a penny and put it into the tread of your tires with Lincoln's head facing outward towards you so that it's visible. If you can see Lincoln's head, your tire tread is dead. This means it's time to get down to Shawnee Mission Ford to get new tires for your vehicle. One of our professionals will inspect your vehicle's tires and…
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Stay Connected With SYNC From Ford

One of the hottest new trends in new cars is the increased use of advanced technology. In previous decades everyone dreamed of cars having a screen, and now it is here with Ford SYNC 3. This system is beautifully designed to give the driver a great user experience. Many things can be completed on this system such as calling, texting, GPS, and much more. With the power and precision that Ford offers in all of its vehicles, this system is definitely a win for drivers who want a smart new car with the power of Ford.

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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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