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Seasonal Maintenance Keeps a Vehicle Working Well

We all have certain things that we do to prepare for a new season, and those of us at Midway Ford Truck Center would like to encourage you to get your car checked out as the weather changes. Stop in and let us complete seasonal maintenance work to keep your car running right. No matter where you call home in the greater Kansas City, MO area, we're ready to guide you towards success in no time.

The brakes of your car should be checked every so often to make sure that they are working to their full potential...

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Which Tire Is Right For My Vehicle?

Having the correct type of tires on your vehicle can improve performance and give you a safer ride. Tires are designed for certain seasons and climates. To get the maximum performance and tire life possible, be sure your vehicle is outfitted with the right type for your driving needs. There are three types of tires available for everyday driving, and our team at Midway Ford Truck Center is eager to set them apart for local drivers.

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AutoGuide.com Has Nothing but Love for the 2017 Ford Focus RS

 

If you're searching for a hot hatchback for your next automotive purchase, we here at Midway Ford Truck Center would be quick to point you in the direction of ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

Why, though?

Receive the necessary context from AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika; his critique of the Focus RS is as follows:

Make no mistake -- Ford went to great lengths to make the sole trim level of the Focus RS so unequivocally spectacular.

Standard equipment includes 19-inch alloy wheels, summer tires, performance brakes, adjustable suspension settings, automatic xenon headlights, foglamps ...

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2018's Ford F-150: New Engine Options Add Efficiency

The 2018 Ford F-150 has a lot of great features that have truck drivers chomping at the bit to get their hands on one. If they haven't already, they can add better gas mileage to their list of pros.

While the new F-150 won't be able to match the astounding efficiency of smaller sedans and hybrids, it will boast engine options geared toward decreasing the bank account agony truck drivers face when they fill up at the pump. The 3.3-liter V6 engine will provide a fuel economy of 19/22/25 MPG. The second generation 2.7-liter…

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2017 Ford Mustang Makes Great First Impression with carwow Critics

 

If given the opportunity, we here at Midway Ford Truck Center could sing the praises of our standout sports car, the 2017 Mustang, for days on end.

However, as we don't wish to bore you, we thought the better approach would be to share the following video.

Ride out with carwow reviewer Mat Watson, as he provides his take on the muscle car:

True driving diehards are bound to flip their lid for the Mustang's top-tier engine, a 5.0-liter V8.

Available exclusively on the GT trim, the V8 turns out a titanic 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet…

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How To Stretch Your Dollar Over More Miles

When you purchase a vehicle, whether brand new or used, it's an investment. How can you get more out of this vehicle? You need to make it as fuel efficient as possible. Vehicles are designed today to give you more fuel efficiency, but there are a few things you can do to help stretch that dollar a little further.

Weather affects your fuel efficiency. In hot weather, running the AC plays a part in this loss. Best practice is to never idle with the AC on, run the AC only at highway speeds and roll the windows down at…
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Does Your Roadside Emergency Kit Have What You Need?

Having an emergency kit in your vehicle could prove to be invaluable one day. You should always have the tools you need in your vehicle in case you have a breakdown.

Your kit should include items like a First-Aid kit, bottled water, nonperishable food items, and a change of clothes. You should also have a tow rope, jumper cables, and the tools to change a flat tire. You should also have a spare tire. You may also want to bring warm blankets, hand and foot warmers, an ice scraper, and sand or cat litter, if you live in a colder…
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MotorWeek Sings Praises of Stunning 2017 Ford Explorer

 

In the pantheon of the industry's most impressive full-size SUVs, the Ford Explorer is without a doubt a deity. Since arriving on the scene way back in 1990, the Explorer's managed to establish itself as a household name in the world of American automotive.

Wondering what it is that the current 2017 iteration brings to the table?

Then, click "play" on the clip below. Here to provide you with the need-to-know details about the latest Explorer are our friends over at MotorWeek:

A turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is optional on the Base and XLT trims. Good for…

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Ford F-Series is America's Truck Leader 40 Years Running

It's lonely at the top, especially if you have been up there for four decades. Yesterday, the Ford Motor Company issued a press release proudly announcing that January 2017 marks the 40th year in a row that Ford F-Series has been the number one pick up in America, with sales exceeding 26 million units. Furthermore, F-Series has been the best-selling vehicle in general for 35 years.

The impressive run began in January of 1977 with the introduction of an all-new F-150 light-duty pickup featuring an improved 351-series V8 engine, standard front disc brakes, and an extended SuperCab offering...

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How Has Ford Survived More Than a Century?

Truck historians can list a number of brands that have been left "in the dust" of Ford.  Ford has made some key decisions to remain strong, tough and relevant.  The formidable brand was started on June 16, 1903.
 
Not even Christmas fruit cake can last more than a century.  Ford's longevity has been quite impressive. It was the car manufacturer to perfect the assembly line.
Henry Ford also gave employees livable wage, which allowed them to purchase the cars and trucks that they made.
 
Ford also has full control of its in-house engine and transmission.  Thus, when its engineers…
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