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The Ford Escape Provides the Utility of a Crossover and the Handling of a Sedan

It used to be that if you needed the extra space of an SUV, you had to make sacrifices in terms of handling and space requirements. However, with the Ford Escape crossover, that’s no longer the case. Combining loads of cargo capacity, with nimble car-like handling, and available turbocharged power, it’s a great way for Ooltewah and Cleveland TN drivers to get the best of both worlds.

Under the hood, Escape is powered by a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. By upgrading just one trim level, Hixson drivers can…

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Check Out These Ford Escape Safety and Tech Features

The Ford Escape is a popular crossover vehicle. One of the many reasons why people like the Escape so much is its high-tech features, such as the lane-keeping system. This steering-assist feature helps you to stay in your lane of traffic so that you don't drift into others.

Many people take multi-lane roads on their commutes to work or on their vacations. With the Ford Escape's Blind Spot Information System, the vehicle will alert you before you change lanes when another vehicle is already in the lane. This could help you to avoid a high-speed accident.

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Potholes Lead to Misalignment

Have you had the experience of driving along, thinking that everything is fine with your vehicle, that is until you hit a pothole hard. In the coming days and weeks, you begin to notice that you are constantly correcting your steering because your wheels keep veering, causing you to drift to the left or to the right.

The problem is your alignment, and jarring from potholes can cause problems with your alignment. It's also more than just an annoying drifting that you have to correct. Misaligned wheels can cause uneven wearing on your tires, which means that you have…

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What Does Brake Fluid Do for Your Car's Brakes?

You may often hear about checking your car's fluid levels, and brake fluid is one of them, but what does brake fluid do for its brakes?

Auto brakes are powered pneumatically. When you step on the brake pedal, brake fluid is pumped into cylinders that actuate calipers. The calipers hold brake pads that clamp down on the rotors on your car's wheels. The friction this creates slows your vehicle to a stop. It wouldn't be possible to use the amount of force required to quickly stop an automobile without a brake system that used brake fluid.

Here…

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What is a Differential?

If your vehicle is rear-wheel drive (RWD), then it has a rear differential. RWD means that the two rear wheels are pushing your car forward. They move at different speeds, though, so a differential is designed to synchronize their movements.

When you turn a corner, for instance, force and direction of the turn require different wheel motion. If you’re turning left, then the left wheels will be the inside wheels. They have a shorter distance to travel to make the turn than the outside wheels. They also move slower. The wheels on the right, or the outside, in this…

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The 2018 Ford Edge Is An Impressive Vehicle


When talking about SUVs, people generally understand that there are many options to choose from. Those options include the very large to smaller size vehicles. Regardless of the size though, it is a sure thing that those who buy one will have something of which they can be proud.

That certainly describes the 2018 Ford Edge which is a mid-size SUV with plenty of style as space. It is equipped with many of the extras most SUV lovers have come to expect. While it comes with a standard 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, those wishing for more horsepower and torque…
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How Is BLIS Helping Keep Drivers Safe?


We have all seen it, driving on the highway and someone indicates before attempting to merge but doesn't see a vehicle in the adjacent lane due to the vehicle's blind spot. It happens fairly frequently, especially if you commute and can sometimes lead to some bad outcomes.

Many technologies in the automotive industry and changing the way we drive and Ford's Blind Spot Information System, BLIS for short, is helping to make drivers safer. Sensors in the exterior mirrors are designed to provide a coverage area of about ten feet beyond the rear bumper to...
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