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Stay Safe by Installing the Right Tires on Your Car

You love going out on the road with your car, but you know that you need to have appropriate tires in place on it if you are going to stay safe. Those of us at Lewis Ford Sales would like to help you find the tires that will keep you riding confidently and comfortably throughout Fayetteville, AR and beyond!

While your typical set of tires or high-performance tires will keep you riding swiftly on the pavement, choosing to switch them out with winter tires would make your model safer to drive in snow or icy condition.

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Find Your Reason to Buy a New Ford SUV

Buying a car is an important decision, which can put pressure on you to choose the right vehicle for your needs. If you think that a crossover or SUV will be best for you in the Fayetteville, AR area, then our team at Lewis Ford Sales is determined to guide you in the right direction. A lot of people like the roominess of the SUV. It is more stylish and less bulky than a truck or a minivan. That is one of the things that many SUV buyers state as for why they wanted an SUV instead of another choice…

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SUVs and Fayetteville Definitely Mix

SUVs have been on the rise in the United States for some time now. The more that people drive them, the more they decide to stick with them. In fact, according to a recent analysis, SUVs have higher loyalty ratings than any other auto type in the industry. Sedans, trucks, vans; nothing else has as devoted a base of core followers as the SUV.

 

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Technology in the 2017 F-150 Takes the Pressure of Backing Up a Trailer Out or Your Hands


Backing up a trailer is one of the more difficult skills of driving near Fayetteville. Turn one way, and the trailer can go the other. Before you know it, you may find yourself in a bit of a mess. Ford took note of this while developing the 2017 F-150  and came up with a solution.

The 2017 F-150 has an available feature called Trailer Backup Assist, and it's a game changer.

It's a lot like Ford's park assist feature, which steers you into a spot while you provide gas and braking. A similar principal is at play…

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Time to Plan for a Safe Road Trip

That upcoming road trip means plenty of fun times ahead, unless you haven't made plans to prepare for any troubles on the road. Here are a few things to make your trip as safe as possible.
  • Keep an empty gas can in the trunk just in case you run out of fuel.
  • Bring some flashlights and pack some new batteries too.
  • A few road flares could alert drivers your car is stranded.
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How To Get Better Mileage From Any Vehicle

In order to get some really great gas mileage, habits have to be changed and new ones formed. We almost always speed up from a stop to reach our desired speed way too fast. Simply apply continuous pressure on the gas pedal until you reach your desired speed. Gunning the engine wastes gas and is very bad for the engine as well.

Improperly inflated tires is a real culprit when it comes to stealing gasoline. Make sure your tires are properly inflated. Use cruise control on the highway. This will keep your gas flowing to your engine at a steady…
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Drive Safe...Don't be Distracted

It's no secret that the dangers of operating a motor vehicle are always high. However, there are things that can be done as a precaution, and to ensure your safety as well as that of your passengers and other drivers on the road. We all know there are many distractions, especially once you are behind the wheel of your car. In this new technological era, with the iPhones and smartphones, distractions are right at our fingertips, literally. The thing to remember is that no matter what, your life and the lives of those around you, are of far more…
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MotorWeek Lists Top Traits of 2017 Ford Explorer

What do we here at Lewis Ford Sales like about our esteemed American automaker's full-size SUV, the 2017 Explorer?

In truth ... every last bit of it. This utility hauler, in our estimation, is quite the head-turner.

And, apparently, our friends over at MotorWeek agree. Check out their review of the Explorer in the clip below:

There is absolutely no denying the brilliance of the Explorer's entry-level engine, a 3.5-liter V6. Standard on the Base model, this six-banger dishes out a decent 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard, as is ...

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Here’s How to Protect Your Car in a Cold Snap

Extremely cold weather has the potential to cause havoc with your vehicle, causing damage to the engine, the battery, even the tires. The risk gets amplified during a cold snap, as temperatures can plummet overnight and compromise your morning commute.

 

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So stay on top of the weather forecast, and consider these steps you can take to prepare and protect your vehicle for winter weather: .

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