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A Few of the 2018 Ford C-Max Performance Features

If you are looking to purchase a new compact hybrid, then it can be helpful to know the vehicle’s performance features. The 2018 Ford C-Max was designed for superior performance, which is why its performance capabilities have ranked among the best in its class. Here are a few performance features included with the Ford C-Max.

Brake Coach is included with the C-Max. This system will help you brake in a way that effectively optimizes the amount of energy returned from the brakes. In addition, the vehicles also includes a Regenerative Braking system that stores energy in the lithium-ion...

 
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The 2018 Ford Fiesta ST Is Packed With Performance Features

Hatchbacks are largely seen as cars that are marketed towards weekend warriors. Those of us who aren't afraid to get dirty and enjoy getting away from it all on the weekends. That is why our team here at NorthStar Ford is excited to announce the new line of 2018 Ford Fiesta ST high-performance hatchbacks.

This vehicle includes AdvanceTrac technology which is a feature that ensures that wheel slip never results in an accident. This affords you more grip on the roads which makes for a smoother ride. It also kicks out an amazing 197 horsepower which makes zipping through…

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Are You Looking For A Pickup Truck That'll Keep You Safe On The Road?

When it comes to having a pickup truck that performs when you need it to, there are many categories to consider when charting performance. One of the most important, but often forgotten things to think about is how your truck increases your safety. The 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor includes features designed to keep you safe while driving.

The 2018 F-150 Raptor comes with AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control. This feature uses gyroscope sensors to measure roll and turning rates then applies selective brakes to ensure you stay upright and on the road. The AdvanceTrac...

 

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Move Big Loads and Save Money with the Ford F-150 V6

While Ford has increased the capability of its whole fleet, it hasn't neglected the affordable V6. For 2018, Ford has introduced a more capable, more fuel-efficient six-cylinder engine that's a good match for budget-minded Duluth shoppers.

Producing 290 horsepower, the new 3.3-liter V6 engine can switch between port fuel injection and direct fuel injection as the situation requires. This reduces fuel waste while promoting serious performance. Twin independent variable cam timing promotes precision valve opening and closing to match speed demands...

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The Capability Features On The Ford Explorer Show Why This SUV Is Always Leading The Pack


The Ford Explorer has long been the one to beat in the SUV market. Fortunately for drivers, it has been hard for the competition to do that. The Explorer has iconic styling, industry leading safety features, cutting edge innovative technology, and is backed by Ford's long running rugged dependability.

Drivers of the all new Explorer from Ford also get to enjoy many capability features as well, including:
  • Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System
  • Towing up to 5,000 lbs. when properly equipped
  • Front 180-Degree Camera with Split-View and Washer
  • Seating for up to seven passengers
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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Most vehicles driven on a daily basis use brake pads that consist of a combination of materials, such as steel, graphite, copper, and iron. A strong substance is required to do the job brake pads do. They are required to stop a moving vehicle thousands of times. This combination of materials has proven to be both a cost effective and durable choice.

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2018 Ford Fusion Safety Features Worth Considering

In addition to offering a great ride and handling, the 2018 Ford Fusion has a number of alluring safety features that drivers have come to expect from today’s vehicles. These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • ABS brakes add additional safety to help vehicle tires to stop rotating under extreme braking conditions.
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Tips for Holiday Traffic Safety

The holiday season in Duluth, MN is time for celebrating, laughter and spreading holiday cheer to loved ones. Visiting loved ones can get stressful on the highway, but take your time with these tips from our team at NorthStar Ford:

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