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Ford Taurus Design Features Improve Safety Too

The new Ford Taurus is not just a popular full-size sedan because it looks great, it is making driving safer too. Take a closer look at how these design features on the new Taurus are making your ride safer as well.

The new Taurus comes standard with the LED tail lamps. These are not the average conventional incandescent bulbs; these bulbs burn brighter to help alert other drivers to your presence. 

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The Ford F-150 is a Leader in its Class

When it comes to trucks, there are a lot of choices. One truck has consistently shined in performance - the Ford F-150 from Marketplace Motors Inc.

The F-150 can make it easier to get jobs done and haul heavy loads. Standard on all versions of the 2018 F-150 is the trailer sway control system, which utilized AdvanceTrac® and Roll Stability Control™. You can choose to include upgrades to make your trip even smoother. 

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Why Should You Explore a New Ford Explorer?

Ford has put a ton of effort into the latest edition of the Explorer. The standard engine for the new Ford Explorer is a turbocharged V6 with a 3.5-liter capacity. This puts out an estimated 290 horsepower and gives you that boost you need during the daily commute.

Ford Explorer is well-ranked for its smooth handling and braking as well. With a six-speed automatic transmission, you can take on the roads and feel like you're gliding down the lane. The higher trim levels can get up to 335-horsepower with a 3.8-liter V6 engine. 

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Regular brake maintenance is important in the safety of your vehicle. Brake pads are usually changed with every brake service because of the function they before in the braking system. When pads wear thin, other problems with the brakes can occur.

Brake pads act as a friction buffer between two essential brake system parts, the rotors and the caliper pistons. 

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Common Symptoms of Ignition Failure

Starting your car in the morning is a simple task that people in Devils Lake and all over the world take for granted every day. However, it is actually a complicated series of processes that have to happen just right.

This series of processes begins with the ignition, so if the ignition switch fails for any reason, the rest of the tasks necessary to start the car won't happen either. If your car has been showing any of the following common symptoms of ignition failure, you should take it into Marketplace Motors Inc. so they can assess the situation…

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How to Avoid Hydroplaning

There are few things scarier than losing control of your vehicle while hydroplaning. The situation occurs when there’s more water than your car can move out of the way as you drive through it. Essentially, that gliding feeling is your car’s wheels being directed by the water that’s come between them and the road’s surface. There are some precautions you can take to avoid hydroplaning in the next storm.

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How to Properly Prepare for a Potential Roadside Emergency

Having a better understanding about how to react during a roadside emergency will keep everyone involved safer. Keep these tips in mind in the event your vehicle becomes disabled on the highway.

  • Call for the police and wait with the car. Never wander away or look for help on foot, stay with the vehicle.
  • At night, be sure your emergency flashers are on so other drivers have the opportunity to slow down and avoid hitting the disabled car.
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Ford EcoSport SES, Moon Roof Included

Have you been considering a compact crossover for your next vehicle? There's good reason to. Crossovers offer more interior space for hauling personal items than a sedan does, but they are not as bulky as a full-size truck. They also tend to get better gas-mileage than a truck. 

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The 2018 Ford Explorer Continues Its Legacy as An Industry Leader

The Ford Explorer is an iconic American vehicle. For decades now, it has been an industry leader in its class. With the 2018 model, Ford has extended that legacy even further. The Explorer is available in 5 different models that you can choose from and starts at $31,990. Drivers will also enjoy the EPA estimated 16 MPG in the city and 22 on the highway.

The Explorer features some of the best available options in its class including:

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