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2017 Ford Explorer: Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

At Leckner Ford of Marshall, we're drivers just like you. And just like the Ford engineers who design and manufacture the brand's lineup of vehicles, we know driving in the rain is no fun. Poor visibility. Poor traction. Poor experience. That's where the 2017 Ford Explorer comes in.

The Explorer's new Advanced Traction Control system gives you the option to adjust the vehicle's driving mechanics to disparate terrain: snow, mud, sand —and perhaps more importantly —rain.

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New Option For Diesel Drivers Coming to Marshall in Spring 2018

The 2018 Ford F-150 is bringing many changes to the line, some aesthetic, some technological, and some performance-based. For diesel enthusiasts, there is only one feature of interest: the 3.0-liter Power Stroke® Diesel engine.

Despite decades as America's best-selling pickup, the Ford F-150 has never before had a diesel option, a fact that has put a damper on the spirits of many drivers who would rather not shell out for the more powerful F-Series Super Duty, but can't live without the comfortable clacking sound.

Why now?

We may have Ram to thank for Ford's decision to…

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Will Your Future Ford Be Built Out of Panda Food?

Bamboo isn't just for pandas anymore. As one of the strongest natural materials in the world, it is already used for a variety of purposes, from construction scaffolding, to boats, and flooring. Its fibers are even woven into textiles.

Soon, Ford may be adding bamboo to its growing list of renewable materials used to build more eco-friendly new vehicles.

Not only is bamboo as strong as some metals, it is fast-growing, taking only two years to reach maturity. In fact, some species of bamboo have become invasive in the United States—if you've ever tried to get rid…

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Safety Tip: Never Drive Drowsy

You wouldn't drive drunk... but would you drive drowsy? While it may seem innocuous to commute to work after pulling an all-nighter, tiredness can impair your reaction time and situational awareness as much as having a BAC of 0.10.

According to the NHTSA, driving while tired causes 1.2 million traffic accidents every year.

How can you make sure you remain safe and alert while driving your new Ford? Look for these...

 

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How Does Car Wash Impact Your Mood?

A car wash can really pick you up. You might see a dirty vehicle every time you walk out the door. That type of view can be depressing. The winter is bad enough anyway. You can't wait for the warmer months and times to showcase your vehicle. Those moments when you roll your windows down and cruise are special. The worst thing about winter pertaining to your vehicle is watching it get filthy.

There's no need to face that issue. You can get consistent car washes during the colder months. In fact, getting a regular wash during the…
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Refined For Beast Mode: The 2018 Ford Mustang

It’s been several months since Ford took the wraps off the 2018 Mustang, and we have to say, we’re still soaking in all its goodness. With new visual features like a more aerodynamic and aggressive nose, more power for its four-cylinder engine and the 5.2-liter V8, it looks like the Blue Oval have hit the refinement nail on the head.

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Smart Fuel Economy Tips

If you're tired of driving endlessly to work and spending a bunch of cash on gas, there is a solution. Too many people just accept they are going to end up spending a large part of their monthly budget on fuel getting back and forth to work. There are a couple of simple things that can be done to relieve the pain at the pump, and it won't cost much to do to make life easier on the wallet.

Drive with a well-maintained vehicle. Your engine is one of the keys to great fuel economy. If your engine…
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Escape Real Life in the 2017 Ford Escape


Are road trips and weekend getaways part of your monthly itinerary? Are you planning to grow your family and need more space to fit everyone and everything? Ford has you covered! With the new 2017 Ford Escape, you'll not only get great gas mileage on your travels, you'll also get to enjoy the luxurious amount of space for your growing family and your weekend luggage! Getting an average of 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on the highway, this SUV will be sure to make the top of your list! With seating for up to…
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3 Safe Driving Tips

Safe driving ensures you leave one destination and arrive with a smile at the next while keeping other drivers, pedestrians, and property along the route in the same condition. A driver's license is a privilege that you shouldn't violate simply because it is in your possession. Your life, as well as the lives of so many others, is on the line when you get behind the wheel. How can you stay safe? Here are three safe driving tips to use to accomplish this task.

1. Slow Down

When it is raining, snow is on the roads, sleet is…

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Synthetic Engine Oil VS Conventional Engine Oil: Which is Right?

Nowadays it is more important than ever to have your engine oil changed. The engine oil is a vital and necessary part of the car. The engine oil is what helps to keep the engine lubricated as well as cool. The engine oil also assists in keeping the engine clean and free of dirt and debris. Not only is it significant to have your oil changed but it is also important to know which type of oil to use. There are typically two types of oil. Synthetic oil and conventional oil.

Conventional oil is typically raw crude oil. Synthetic oil…

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