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Performance Features of the Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is a popular pickup truck that has six engines to choose from. Five of the engines feature 10-speed automatic transmission. All of the engines have auto start-stop technology. These performance features make the Ford F-150 a powerful pickup.

With the truck's 10-speed automatic transmission, you can alternate between sport, eco-select, snow-wet, tow-haul, and normal mode. 

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Take Your Pick: The Many Faces of The Fusion

The new Ford Fusion focuses on quality design for your everyday driving needs. Available in three different packages, The Fusion offers versatility and luxury. The S Appearance Package, SE Appearance Package, and SE Luxury Package are tiered options but make no mistake, there is nothing basic about anything on the Ford Fusion. This is why it is a wildly popular midsize sedan model.

A revolutionary design in the center console provides loads of room for cup holders, USB ports, and a large armrest. 

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Here are a Few Interior Features That Come with the 2018 Ford Expedition

Are you looking for a reliable full-size SUV? If so, we invite you to read about the 2018 Ford Expedition. Aside from a stylish exterior, the new Expedition comes with a variety of interior features. To learn more about the interior features, read further.

The 2018 Ford Expedition comes with comfort enhancing features such as the available leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats, which help keep your lower back and legs fresh on long drives.

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The Ford Taurus Is a True Performer on the Highway

The Ford Taurus continues to deliver the same exacting performance as it has since its inception. This reliable mid-size sedan has all the power and room you need to accomplish your errands in comfortable style.

You can go places quickly with the 3.5L Ti-VCT engine that boasts a powerful horsepower of 288 and a six-speed SelectShift transmission that allows drivers to override the automatic transmission.

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Why is Your Tire Pressure Light On?

Do you think about your tire pressure every time you start up your car? Probably not, but your tire pressure monitoring system is doing that for you. It's keeping you safe, and saving you money in fuel costs at the same time. Here's what you need to know when the light goes on.

Aside from tire punctures, or other tire damage, your pressure sensors may be triggered by changes in outdoor temperatures. 

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Front Wheel Drive or Rear Wheel Drive: What's the Difference?

Here at Carbone Ford of Bennington in Bennington, VT, we want you to have all the information you need to be able to choose the vehicle that is just right for you. The decision of whether to go with a front wheel drive vehicle or a rear wheel drive vehicle is an important one, and it will depend on several factors.

If you need a vehicle that can handle a lot of rough treatment and has excellent balance, then you might want to consider a rear wheel drive vehicle

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Having A Flat Tire Is No Reason to Panic

All drivers at some point will have to deal with changing a flat tire. If you haven't been through that before then it can be somewhat of an intimidating task. The good news is that if you know what to do then it is actually pretty simple. Follow these steps to get your flat tire changed:

  • Break the lug nuts loose with the lug wrench
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Do You Know What a Differential is in Your Vehicle?

A rear differential is a gear housing situated between the two rear wheels in a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle. The rear wheels push the car forward in a RWD configuration with the help of the differential's gears keeping them in synch.

The direction and force of the turn require the two wheels to function at different speeds and travel different distances. 

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Pot Holes and Other Hazards Damage Suspension

A vehicles suspension is one of the sturdier parts of a car. Generally constructed of steel it can last for tens of thousands of miles before needing a major repair. However, roadway conditions and aggressive driving styles can impact the life of your suspension dramatically. We like to save people money at Carbone Ford of Bennington in Bennington, VT, so here are some things to avoid to help prolong the life of your suspension and ensure its maximum performance.

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