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The Ford Taurus Is Full of Technology Features

Ford Taurus is a name that has a long history of excellence in the automotive world. It has long been a leader in its class thanks to its elegant styling, industry-leading safety equipment, as well as its quality and reliability.

And drivers of the all-new 2018 model are also going to enjoy a detailed list of technology features as well that include:

To see all of these features in person along with everything else that the all-new 2018 Ford Taurus has to offer come on down to our showroom here at Porterville Ford and take one out for a test…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Tires Can Be Helped with Regular Rotations

When it comes to the cost of tires, there is nothing cheap about them. You will most certainly want to get the maximum amount of miles out of them as you possibly can since the wear and tear that they experience can definitely be quite severe.

The good news is that you can take certain steps to achieve this. Having a regular rotation done is going to do wonders for the lifespan of your tires. Rotating them and checking and adjusting the air pressure in each tire is going to allow them to wear evenly and properly. This even wear…

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New Lighting Features of the Ford Explorer

Want an SUV with the ability to transport plenty of passengers? The 2018 Ford Explorer is one of the most popular SUVs on the market for a reason; it has three rows of seating that accommodate up to seven people. What's more, it has plenty of other features that make it one of the most sought-after models on the road.

Among many other features, the Ford Explorer offers lighting that is a cut above the rest. The Ford Explorer features longer-lasting LED lighting and fog lamps that will help you see the road clearly even in foggy or misty…

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Check Out the Ford EcoSport Capability Features

Always wanted your very own compact, versatile SUV? Look no further than the 2018 Ford EcoSport. Built for comfort and long-lasting appeal, the vehicle is perfect for regular functional use or for leisure cruises around town. No matter what you need, the impeccable handling and high-quality performance makes this vehicle a must-have.

In addition to the impeccable handling that you can expect anywhere you need it, you can also enjoy more functional driving up hills. 

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Have You Checked Out the 2018 Ford Escape?

The Ford Escape is one of Ford's most popular vehicles. As a crossover, it offers plenty of space as well as great handling in any type of weather. This vehicle also has fantastic safety features, including the adaptive cruise control for ease of highway driving.

One of the biggest challenges that people who are new to SUVs have is figuring out how to park it. The Ford Escape has the technology for that, too. Its enhanced active park assist software shows you what to do when parallel parking or when you need to back out of a parking space…

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Is Your Transmission in Trouble?

The transmission on your car smooths the transition between changing gears. When it becomes hard to change gears, this is usually a problem with your transmission. Jerking motions when you are driving, or a delayed engagement when you put your car into gear can mean that your transmission needs work.

If you are driving and notice that your car is more difficult to drive than normal, it's time to bring your car to Porterville Ford and have our service center take a look. Problems with your transmission will get worse over time, and you can end up destroying your…

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How Your Differential System Helps You Turn

When you are driving perfectly straight it makes sense that your car's tires would all be turning at the exact same speed. Obviously, if they weren’t you would notice all sorts of screeching and excessive wear. But have you ever thought if this were the case while turning? In fact, it isn’t, when your vehicle turns it needs the wheels to turn at different speeds. We can help repair and service your car’s differential system at Porterville Ford if you start to notice this isn’t happening.

The amount of torque or power your car generates…

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Is Your Brake Fluid Discolored?

Brake fluid is often overlooked by car owners because it doesn't need their attention as often as a vehicle's coolant or motor oil. However, old brake fluid can cause problems when it begins to break down. It will become discolored when this happens.

Degraded brake fluid can become a safety issue if ignored. It can weaken your vehicle's brakes or even cause them to fail. Brake fluid is important because it provides the power needed to stop your car quickly. If the brakes are weakened, you'll notice that it takes longer to stop and the brake…

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Holiday Pre-Road Trip Checklist

It is the Christmas season again, and everyone is putting up their nativities, filling their stockings, and getting ready for seasonal trips. Before you join the hustle-and-bustle of holiday traffic, make sure you have made your pre-road trip checklist. Here are some tips to help you start in the Porterville, CA area.

For more advice before your road trip, stop in and learn from our staff at 701 N. Main Street!

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All-Wheel Drive Versus Four-Wheel Drive - What Do I Need?

Are you confused about whether you need all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive? The answer comes from the way you use the vehicle. If you are an avid outdoors dweller, or if you live or work on dirt roads, the best solution for you is to use four-wheel drive. Here is why many trucks and sports utility vehicles are built with four-wheel drive:

Both all-wheel and four-wheel drive is beneficial for acceleration on slippery surfaces. The next time you’re in Porterville, CA, come by our showroom at Porterville Fordand test drive the vehicle that suits your needs!

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