NorthStar Ford Dealer In Duluth Blog

Ford Super Duty: Power Stroke Diesel Engine

Do you want to drive a powerful and efficient pickup truck in Duluth? Then check out the 2019 Ford Super Duty at NorthStar Ford. Six total seats are available in the full-size cabin of this heavy-duty vehicle. Let's take a closer look at the car's signature Power Stroke engine.

Instead of having traditional cast iron composition, this diesel-powered V8 engine is made of lightweight graphite iron. When revolving at 1,850 RPM, this eight-cylinder powertrain cranks out a best-in-class 935 pound-feet of torque. Cooled by air, the single turbocharger controls most phases during combustion. 
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The Unique Safety Features of the 2019 Ford Transit Connect

The new 2019 Ford Transit Connect is equipped with the technology needed to keep you safe while driving through Duluth. NorthStar Ford is knowledgeable about the different models of this cargo or passenger van, and we can show you your different options.

Each Ford Transit Connect is equipped with a rearview camera that will make moving in reverse as safe as possible. It will take the stress out of hitching up a trailer or getting into and out of tight parking spaces. An optional audio system can warn you if you're about to back into something.



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Modern Technology in the Ford Explorer

Want a vehicle with high-tech features throughout? Check out the new Ford Explorer. This popular three-row SUV is equipped with a great infotainment system. It can keep you entertained and provide you with all the information you need on your journey.

Explorers at NorthStar Ford are equipped with the SYNC 3 system. It features a touch screen display that's installed directly on the center dash. The system is very easy to understand and control. The various menus are bright and responsive. Numerous applications can assist you on your drive. 


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The 2019 Ford Ranger is Ready For Rough Terrains

After an extended absence from the American automotive market, the 2019 Ford Ranger makes an awesome comeback. This light-duty pickup truck at NorthStar Ford has a tough design that withstands harsh conditions.

Having a high-strength design, the vehicle's steel frame is unlikely to bend or deform from exposure to normal and extreme outdoor elements. Six cross members make up the core of the car's robust body. Also having a steel composition, the tow hooks and bumpers have impressive durability. You can add chrome to the bumpers and other exterior installations for enhanced aesthetic 
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The 2018 Ford Focus: Small but Mighty

The small and yet roomy vehicle called the 2018 Ford Focus lives up to its vaunted history. This sporty and fun vehicle blends healthy power and performance levels with high tech green emission tools.

The 2018 Ford Focus comes with several available powertrain choices. These include power offerings in the 1.0, 2.0, and even 2.3L EcoBoost styles. While the 1.0L motor may be small, it still includes valuable features such as 6-speed manual or automatic transmissions with select shift systems. Some of the larger engines pack in serious levels of power, with the 2.3L EcoBoost…
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A Look At The Ford EcoSport's Capability Features

When Duluth drivers are searching for a new vehicle, they need look no further than the new Ford EcoSport. This popular compact SUV is jam-packed with capability features that allow it to handle just about any job.

Here at NorthStar Ford, we have been especially impressed with the EcoSport's innovative automated stop-start technology. This fabulous feature is the perfect way to conserve energy on the road. When the EcoSport comes to a stop at a traffic light, the stop-start feature automatically shuts off the engine. When it is time to hit the road again, the engine automatically starts
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Ford Escape Interior Features Overview

The Ford Escape was redesigned recently to have an incredible new interior that is spacious and technologically advanced. The new tech package comes standard in the Escape, which includes Sync 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You can also upgrade the interior with some of the other trims, which include sportier interior designs and other tech features.

Want to get a moon roof or GPS? These are some of the premium upgrades available with Escape. You can upgrade for hands-free, voice-activated navigation, as well as the surround sound and entertainment features...
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An Overview of the Ford Flex Technological Features

We live in a high-tech age. Tech features are some of the more important selling points on cars. The Ford Flex technological features include some of the most highly regarded in the industry. The Ford Flex comes with active park assist, a feature that aids in parallel parking. The car also has the Blind Spot Information System or BLIS. BLIS works to protect against otherwise unforeseen hazards.

Another of the Ford Flex safety features is rearview camera. This technology include a backup grid that enhances the overall safety of the vehicle. In addition, the Ford Flex has adaptive cruise...



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What Should You Do When Your Ford Lease Ends?

Make a smart and informed decision when lease-end time comes. Once a year term ends, a driver needs to make a decision about what to do next. Rushing into a decision won't be helpful. You want to make the best decision so you go forward with the most desirable Ford car.

Did you know you can buy the car once the lease ends? The dealer puts the car up for sale once returned. Why shouldn't the new owner be you if you like the car? You already paid the depreciation on the vehicle. Make a decent offer and…

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Ford 2020 Lineup

Ford has decided to completely revamp their vehicle lineup for the 2020 manufacture year. The market has been somewhat stale the past couple of years. A lack of improvements and announcements have caused Ford to step up and take a chance. They will be replacing or revamping up to 75 percent of their current lineup. Four new trucks and SUVs are coming as well. As a consumer you can expect to see all kinds of new technology that will advance connectivity to a whole new level. There are also new engine options coming along that will increase power as well…
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