Archive for July, 2014

Safety is at the Forefront of the 2014 Ford Focus Design

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick Rating

Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) subjects all the vehicles on the market to a number of tests to ensure that drivers know exactly what they can expect if they ever get into an accident. The vehicles that perform well are stamped with a Top Safety Pick rating, which is one of the top honors that automakers can earn in the safety department. Not surprisingly, the Ford Focus earned the coveted award, and with a closer look at the 2014 Ford Focus Top Safety Pick rating, it’s easy to see why. (more…)

2014 Ford Escape Among the Most Capable Crossovers Available

Friday, July 11th, 2014
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2014 Ford Escape Towing Capacity

One of the downsides to many of the smaller, crossover on the market is that they’re not able to provide much in terms of towing, which doesn’t make much sense considering the fact that they’re classified as SUVS. Thankfully the Ford Escape breaks from the mold and much like the other vehicles in the Ford lineup, the 2014 Ford Escape towing capacity is one of the best on the market. (more…)

Ford Secures Top Spot in List of Best Global Green Brands

Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Ford Best Global Green Brand Award

There are a number of obvious benefits involved with owning a Ford, but what you may not know is that every model in the Ford lineup is extremely eco-friendly. It’s a point that can definitely be argued, as there are a number of gas-powered Ford models that produce carbon emissions, but when compared to some of the other vehicles on the market, the Ford offerings are much more conscious of the environment. It’s a claim backed by the fact that Ford just received the Best Global Green Brand Award from Interbrand. (more…)

Ford Vehicles are Filled With Unique Sustainable Materials

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Eco-Friendly Sustainable Materials in Ford Vehicles

Ford recently received the coveted Best Global Green Brand Award and while there are many factors that led to the automaker getting the top spot on the list, one of the biggest reasons is that there are a number of eco-friendly and sustainable materials in Ford vehicles, all of which help to reduce the impact that the Ford offerings have on the environment. (more…)

Ford Vehicles are Filled With Unique Sustainable Materials

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Eco-Friendly Sustainable Materials in Ford Vehicles

Ford recently received the coveted Best Global Green Brand Award and while there are many factors that led to the automaker getting the top spot on the list, one of the biggest reasons is that there are a number of eco-friendly and sustainable materials in Ford vehicles, all of which help to reduce the impact that the Ford offerings have on the environment. (more…)

Off-Road Capable 2015 Ford Explorer Lives Up To its Name

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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2015 Ford Explorer Off-Road Capabilities

One of the advantages of the Ford Explorer is that it has no problem taking on just about any road that it’s faced with. It’s a claim that’s backed by looked at the 2015 Ford Explorer off-road capabilities, of which there are many. If you love the outdoors and need a vehicle that won’t hold you back from venturing wherever your heart desires, the 2015 Ford Explorer is the sport-utility vehicle for you. (more…)

All-New Mustang First Vehicle on Market to Equip Knee Airbags

Monday, July 7th, 2014
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2015 Ford Mustang Innovative New Knee Airbags

When it comes to the majority of sports cars on the market, the main focus is on performance, and while the performance of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang is undoubtedly a major part of the iconic pony car’s engineering, with a closer look at the upcoming sports car, it’s clear to see that safety is also extremely important in the overall design. It’s a claim backed by looking at the 2015 Ford Mustang innovative new knee airbags, which will provide an added layer of protection in the event of an accident. (more…)

2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel Could Come Stateside in Very Near Future

Saturday, July 5th, 2014
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2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel U.S. Release Date

In 2010, Ford released the third generation of the Ford Focus which quickly rose to popularity and allowed the Focus to become the world’s best-selling nameplate. Since it has been four years, the Focus will be receiving a mid-cycle refresh which will come with a few new changes—including a brand-new diesel engine. Now we’re not too sure if we will see a 2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel U.S. release date, but we will say that there is a chance. (more…)

2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel Could Come Stateside in Very Near Future

Saturday, July 5th, 2014
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2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel U.S. Release Date

In 2010, Ford released the third generation of the Ford Focus which quickly rose to popularity and allowed the Focus to become the world’s best-selling nameplate. Since it has been four years, the Focus will be receiving a mid-cycle refresh which will come with a few new changes—including a brand-new diesel engine. Now we’re not too sure if we will see a 2015 Ford Focus ST Diesel U.S. release date, but we will say that there is a chance. (more…)

We’re Giving Away Tickets to the Paul McCartney Concert in KCMO

Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Paul McCartney Concert Tickets Kansas City MO

If you’re a Paul McCartney fan, you’ll be sure to appreciate that here at Matt Ford, we’re giving you the opportunity to see his concert at the Sprint Center on Wednesday, July 16, and all you have for chances to win is to help us spread the word about our dealership through social media—yes, it’s that easy. (more…)