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Ford's 2018 F-150: Toning Down the Gas Guzzler Tendencies

Trucks go through a lot of fuel. It's not hard to figure out why. Most frequently built for power, they just generally have thirstier engines than you'd find in something smaller. One improvement the 2018 Ford F-150 will be making over its predecessor are engine options that deliver better fuel economy for less pain at the pump.

For those interested in more efficiency, the 2018 F-150 will offer the 3.3-liter V6. Replacing the 2017 truck's 3.5-liter engine, it's been rated for 19/22/25 MPG. The new F-150 will also have a 2.7-liter…

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Ford's 2018 F-150: Toning Down the Gas Guzzler Tendencies

Trucks go through a lot of fuel. It's not hard to figure out why. Most frequently built for power, they just generally have thirstier engines than you'd find in something smaller. One improvement the 2018 Ford F-150 will be making over its predecessor are engine options that deliver better fuel economy for less pain at the pump.

For those interested in more efficiency, the 2018 F-150 will offer the 3.3-liter V6. Replacing the 2017 truck's 3.5-liter engine, it's been rated for 19/22/25 MPG. The new F-150 will also have a 2.7-liter…

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Is the Ford F-250 Super Duty Worthy of Being a Personal Vehicle?

Today, the F-150 is the most versatile of Ford's F-Series, offering cutting-edge innovations as a personal vehicle, as well as work-capable towing and hauling. The F-Series Super Duty designates models that skew more heavily toward the work side of things.

That doesn't stop many drivers from choosing the Super Duty as their personal truck, however.

Recently, Car and Driver rated the 2017 F-250, and found it...

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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle today

Here at North Star Ford, we know one thing you definitely won't regret is servicing your vehicle before a fun and exciting summer trip. Handling car trouble on a grand adventure is never part of the plan.

 

At least there are still a few fun things in life you can indulge in. #NoRegrets #FordFocusST

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The experts who staff our service center are always ready to prep your vehicle for extensive summer travel. We'll perform whatever servi

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The Ford Explorer is a force to be reckoned with

Are you a force to be reckoned with? Then your car should be, too. NorthStar Ford has got you covered, however, if you're looking for a vehicle that can keep your pace. The 2017 Ford Explorer is in stock, waiting for you to make it yours today.

 

You don’t stop, so we don’t stop. No matter what time it is. Always Unstoppable. #FordExplorer

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2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition Gets Refined Performance Gear, More Standard Features

While the impressive Focus RS is only two model years old, its chassis and platform is still based on the model’s current gen tech that debuted in 2012. In automotive terms, that means the entire model line is due for a generational update we’ll be getting for the 2019 model year. So while the 2018 Ford Focus RS will be the last of its ilk this generation, it’s coming back in 2019 even better than before. But not before the Blue Oval gives it the proper sendoff.

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2018 Ford F-150 Gets Long-Awaited Turbodiesel

The Ford F-150 has been ahead of the pack since its current generation launched in 2015, and with continuous improvements, that doesn’t look likely to change. In 2017, it leads the pack in towing, payload, and torque, and when the 2018 model goes on sale with its new 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V6, its towing abilities will grow, as will its efficiency.

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Be Alert On The Road To Save On Fuel

You need to be really alert on the road in order to save on fuel. Just look at what all is going on around you. This will allow you to anticipate how the traffic is going to play out. Pay attention to all the lights on your daily commute. You need to anticipate whether they will turn green as you get there. If not, you may have to slow down much earlier in order to avoid using your brakes.

In addition, always switch off the ignition in case the light will be red for a long time. But this also…

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How Stocked is Your Roadside Emergency Kit?

If you don't have an emergency roadside kit in your vehicle, then you need to get one put together ASAP.

You can grab a clear, plastic container, and put the items in so that they are somewhat organized and easy to find, and put an itemized list on the outside so that you can read what's inside. Be sure to replace any items that you use up. You should pack a First-Aid kit, bottled water, nonperishable food items, and multipurpose tool. Bring jumper cables, tow rope, flares or reflective triangles, and flashlight and batteries. Also be sure to…
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2017 Ford C-Max

The 2017 Ford C-Max is the latest edition of our flagship hatchback compact vehicle and the new wave in cost-efficient luxury motor vehicles. Despite its small exterior, the 2017 Ford C-Max is a powerful piece of machinery, capable of reaching 60 mph in eight seconds, while still allotting the driver an outstanding 40 miles per gallon highway, which vastly outcompetes other vehicles in its class. The 2017 Ford C-Max is available in both traditional and hybrid models, and with its powerful engine in regards to its class, is efficient for use on most terrains. As one of...
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