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A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

For the beginner, getting into off-roading can seem complicated and intimidating. But, equipping your vehicle for optimal off-road capability isn’t as confusing as it may seem. To help you hit the dirt trails — or make some new ones — here is the Olathe Ford guide of off-roading basics.   The importance of traction control As soon as you leave the paved road, tire slippage becomes a serious problem for most vehicles. Because of this, traction control is one of…

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2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Offers Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Offers Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

At long last, Ford is offering a diesel variant of the country’s most popular vehicle: the Ford F-150. Even more exciting, the new 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel models will offer best-in-class fuel economy on the highway: up to 30 miles per gallon.* The new engine,  a 3.0-liter Power Stroke® diesel, also yields leading numbers for city and combined: 22 miles per gallon in the city and 25 combined city/highway driving.* How does the new diesel F-150 manage to…

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Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

The Ford F-150 has always proved to be the toughest, most durable pickup on the market but it always fell short when it came to fuel economy. The 2017 model brings new improves and features that change all of that. For the next model year, the F-150 will boast a new transmission and engine that increase fuel economy to a more competitive level. The Ford F-150’s fuel economy gets a bump thanks to the all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and…

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