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SUVs Gaining Traction Among Northfield Drivers

What do you get when you create a versatile vehicle type that can handle anything? A car that people stick with.

SUVs are the perfect example. Designed to handle a wide range of activities, SUVs have been winning over consumers for years. More importantly, SUV drivers tend to stay SUV drivers. Recent reports indicate that 66 percent of SUV drivers buying new cars earlier this year purchased new SUVs.

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carwow Flips Out for Ferocious 2017 Ford Mustang

Has your new-car search led you to the sports car segment? Well, if so, your friends here at Dokmo Ford would be downright delighted to introduce you to ours, the 2017 Mustang.

And why's that, exactly?

Get the need-to-know info from carwow critic Mat Watson; his critique of the Mustang is as follows:

It's darn-near impossible to quibble with an entry-level model like the Mustang's, the terrifically appointed V6.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic xenon headlamps, a limited-slip rear differential, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped ...

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Why a Hybrid or Plug-in Hybrid is the Best Car for Northfield Drivers

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At Dokmo Ford, we sell a lot of trucks. It's the natural course of things in a rural area, where people need to haul farm and yard equipment around. A rugged body-on-frame pickup doesn't hurt when tangling with muddy backroads, either.

When you're not actively towing and hauling, however, a full-size pickup is just about the worst thing you could be driving for your wallet, especially if your daily commute into town is several miles.

Your budget will benefit from having a hybrid or plug-in hybrid in the family, like the C-Max Hybrid, or Fusion Energi. Unlike…

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How to get more MPGs out of your car

Achieving the best possible fuel economy is an admirable goal. The less fuel you use, the better it is for the environment in a number of ways. You also save money when you use less fuel. Here are a few tips for getting the best mileage out of your vehicle.

- Keep your car well maintained.
- Keep the proper amount of air in your tires.
- Use cruise control when traveling at highway speeds.
- Remove luggage and bike racks when not using them to reduce drag.
- Remove unneeded items from your trunk to reduce weight.
- Don't let your car idle for…
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Best Road Trip Ever

What is your best road trip ever? Did you visit the mountains with your entire family? Did you see a waterfall? Road trips are meant to be glorious reminders of everything beautiful. We can generally visit some of the coolest attractions by just hopping in our car. It's a timeless tradition for families to go on road trips.

It's really the best opportunity for us to draw closer to one another in our fast paced lives. Spending time together is priceless. The worst thing that can happen is a mechanical issue with your vehicle. It could interrupt those…
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Safe Driving Tips for Teens

Getting behind the wheel of mom and dad's car for the first time by yourself is an exciting time, but it can also be a little scary. For the first time, no one is there to tell you how and where to drive, and you're on your own. The best thing you can do is practice safe driving techniques to help keep you and the car you're driving safe.

Treat other drivers as if they're the ones going to make a big mistake. Keep away from them since the closer you get increases your risk of…
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Are You Prepared for Car Trouble?

Having an emergency roadside kit in your car is a very smart move. You never want to be stranded by the side of the road completely helpless. It is much better to be prepared and ready for anything. It only takes a few minutes to throw together a personalized roadside emergency kit and if you ever need it-you will be so glad that you did. Plus, it's piece of mind to know that you have one in your car. You can throw in whatever you want, but be sure to include a First-Aid kit, warm blankets, bottled water, and…
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The 2017 Ford Explorer: The Right Choice

Think you've seen it all? Well, then I guess you've already seen the Ford Explorer. And you already know about its impressive features like its 20-inch bright-machined wheels and dark-painted pockets. And its dual-panel moonroof, luxurious Nirvana leather with micro-perforation and quilted inserts, and heated bucket seats. And you know about the EcoBoost engine that delivers 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque for some serious capabilities.

Did you know about its FordPass feature that lets you reserve parking in advance, summon Roadside Assistance...
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Get the Most Out of Your Vehicle

A vehicle is an asset, and every automobile owner recognizes the importance of keeping good care of his or her vehicle. Particularly when it comes to car maintenance, you need to know how much effort you would need to put in to ensure that your car does not give away before time.

Some of the most common problems that arise with automobiles include damages to various parts of the engine and heated up engines. The former results from the overuse of oil far beyond its capacity to hold contaminants, thus forming deposits on the engine and effectively increasing friction between…
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