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The Unique Ford F-150 Raptor


The Ford F-150 truck is the top selling truck in the United States. It has a long track record of being a reliable vehicle that gets the job done. The F-150 Raptor is a version of the F-150 that has a unique exterior and some well-designed interior features.

The front seats in the F-150 Raptor have 10-way power control. The seat on the driver's side also has a built-in memory. The seat easily adjusts to the position of each driver's preference. The F-150 Raptor is also equipped with a climate control system that...
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Impressive List of Ford Taurus Design Features


There are many reasons why the all-new Ford Taurus is being called one of the more popular full-size sedans, here are a few of the design features that are setting this vehicle apart from the crowd.

Every model Taurus made this year comes standard with the LED tail lamps. These tail lights have been designed to be brighter than conventional incandescent bulbs, making it easier to see your vehicle in any road conditions. The bulbs also turn on faster and consume a lot less energy than the conventional bulbs.


 
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Ford Escape Capability Features

Originally released in 2000, the Ford Escape has remained a popular compact crossover SUV. Among the Escape’s capability features is the engine. In fact, there are three available engine choices for you to consider.

The Escape S provides a 165-horsepower, 2.5L inline 4 engine that includes i-VCT variable cam timing. On the other hand, when you want an EcoBoost engine, you may look to the 1.5L option that’s available in both the SE and SEL models. The 245-horsepower, 2.0L EcoBoost, however, offers Twin-Scroll technology for optimal performance. The Escapes six-speed SelectShift...

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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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