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What is the Right Choice between Leasing and Buying at Leckner Ford of Marshall?

It's every person's dream to own and drive a car. However, that means a lot of work and dedication irrelevant of whether you will lease or purchase it in cash. Nonetheless, both methods have their benefits for our local Marshall, VA drivers, which our team at Leckner Ford of Marshall are eager to dive into:

Advantages of leasing:

  • In comparison to taking a car loan, leasing allows you to save cash while at the same time driving your favorite car due to lower monthly and down payments.
  • You can quickly switch to a new one at the end…
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Taking a Road Trip with Your Pet?

Taking a Road Trip with Your Pet?

Heading out for a road trip is typically a fun thing to look forward to. If you are traveling with pets, things can quickly turn rough if go into the trip without having made a plan ahead of time to make them comfortable. In order to guarantee your success during an upcoming vacation or long-distance travel, here are several tips from our team at Leckner Ford of Marshall to make it memorable...

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Save Time & Money at Leckner Ford

There are so many good reasons to buy a used car. For one, you will bypass new vehicle fees, pay less for depreciation, and get a much lower price tag. Pre-owned vehicles can often be easier to fit into your budget as well. Buying a high-quality pre-owned vehicle from your friends here at Leckner Ford means that you will pay off your car soon ,and get out from under those monthly car payments much faster. 

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Ford adds to relief aid for natural disasters

Ford Fund and Ford employees will contribute additional aid to Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as the recovery from more natural disasters.

Ford Fund will donate $200,000 to the United Way in Mexico and will match employee donations to the Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund up to $50,000. Ford Mexico and Dealers Civic Committee is also providing $200,000 to support the United Way in Mexico. For relief aid in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Ford Fund is donating $100,000 and the Ford region is adding $100,000

 

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2018 Ford F-150 Engines Deliver Best-in-Class Towing & Payload Ratings

Marshall drivers will have many best-in-class options to choose from when the 2018 Ford F-150 arrives here this fall. With a more powerful and efficient engine lineup than ever before, it's easy to configure a truck with the capability you need for the job.

The second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine option is able to deliver best-in-class towing—up to 13,200 pounds—thanks to its superior torque output. Its 470 pound-feet of torque provides peak performance low in the rev band, ideal for difficult towing jobs.

For best-in-class payload—3,270 pounds—look for the 5.0-liter V8…

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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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