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Winter is Coming: Will You Need Snow Tires?

Leaves are beginning to change color in New England, and since you just watched the season finale of Game of Thrones, you're already thinking about how you're going to escape the White Walkers. There are plenty of myths and rumors about the best cars to drive in the snow, but at Courtesy Ford of Brooklyn, we're here to tell you nothing matters as much as having a good set of winter tires.

You may have heard that four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive is critical to maintaining good traction in the snow. How do you think a Ford…

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New IIHS Study on Lane Departure Warnings Vindicates Ford's Tech

According to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, only 51 percent of lane-departure-warning systems are left on across vehicle models.

The study was unique from previous investigations in that it recorded data on the specifics of each system, giving the IIHS insight into what makes drivers choose to use a lane-departure system or turn it off. The design of each system appears to play a big role, with drivers being more likely to activate technology when...

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Stay Cruising in the Efficient 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

If you've been on the lookout for a mid-size car with a hybrid engine, we welcome one and all to end your search with the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid! Gorgeously styled just like its non-hybrid sibling, you'll enjoy up to an EPA-estimated 41 mpg on the highway and 43 mpg in the city! Even better, you won't have to sacrifice performance as the engine and motor produce a combined 188 horsepower, sure to have you up to speed in no time. There's a lot more to learn about the 2017 Fusion Hybrid, so take a look…

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2017 Ford Mustang Makes Waves with carwow Team

If you've yet to meet the 2017 Mustang, our esteemed American automaker's sports car, we here at Courtesy Ford of Brooklyn hate to be the bearers of bad news, but:

You very likely are missing out.

Not to worry, though, as carwow reviewer Mat Watson is here today to help you play catch-up. Join him in the clip below for his critique of the Mustang:

Drivers desiring a no-nonsense feel from the Mustang are bound to get exactly that with the range-topping GT model.

Standard equipment on this trim includes the most muscular engine in the Mustang lineup…

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Ford Delivers a Doozy with the 2017 Explorer

If you're in the market for a full-size SUV, we here at Courtesy Ford of Brooklyn believe you'll find a whole heck of a lot to appreciate about ours, the 2017 Explorer.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

The vehicular gurus over at MotorWeek are here today to provide some context on the matter; link up with them in the clip below:

We've little doubt that most drivers will be plenty pleased by the Explorer's entry-level engine, a 3.5-liter V6.

Good for a hearty 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque, the engine syncs with a…

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Get Some Local Advice

When you're going on a road trip, it can be fun and yet overwhelming at the same time. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What kind of attractions are there that you don't want to miss? Although it can be very helpful to research your destination beforehand, it's always best to ask the locals advice on the best of anything--they should know since they live there, right? It's also good to pick a few things out that you'd like to do along the way as well. That way you have something to do…
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The Key To A Healthy Car

A car should be treated with respect. You've spent a substantial amount. Why wouldn't you look at it as an investment? A car wash on a consistent basis helps maintain the value. It helps keep the car looking clean. It provides an impression that you don't let things go. You're the person who takes care of your vehicle.

It's not just that. A key to a healthy car is providing maintenance. A car wash can be considered maintenance. It's the maintenance that keeps your car paint job from fading. It's the maintenance that…
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Autotrader Highlights Five Reasons the Ford F-150 Should Be Your Next Pickup

 

 

As Ford’s bestselling model overall, and the bestselling half-ton pickup in America, you can bet your bonnet there are more than five reasons to own the 2017 F-150. Mostly because the Blue Oval keeps adding more. For the latest model year, there’s a new transmission, engine, and other goodies that push the half-tonner further in front of the competition.

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