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Staying Comfortable Inside the Ford F-150 Raptor

As a mid-level trim for a popular pickup truck line, the Ford F-150 Raptor impresses with an intercooled twin-turbo 3.5L EcoBoost® engine with Dual Over-Head Cams and a 10-speed automatic transmission. Performance achieves 450 horsepower as well as 510 lb.-ft. of torque. Highlighting the trim’s enhanced abilities is a unique grille that integrates marker lights and contains “FORD” in block letters.

Interior comfort stems from the single-zone air conditioning that must be manually controlled. Also available is Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control that allows you...

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Popular Ford Taurus Design Features

This year's new Ford Taurus has been recognized as one of the more popular full-size sedans because it has numerous design features you will appreciate. These are just some of those features for your consideration.

The new Taurus comes with a unique spoiler, and it is more than a feature that is appealing to look at, this sleek design actually improves the handling of the vehicle. On the one hand, this spoiler helps the car slice through the air, so it increases fuel efficiency, while on the other hand, it increases the stability of the ride.

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Ford Flex Design Features You Must See to Believe

The new Ford Flex is a popular three-row SUV for many reasons, including its overall appearance, powerful engine, roomy features and numerous design features you almost have to see to believe. Stop at Warrensburg Ford and see them for yourself.

Style is a paramount theme for Flex starting with the interior wood finishes, color-keyed leather-wrapped steering wheel and perforated leather-trimmed seating to the multi-panel Vista Roof®, which gives enough lighting for all passengers. The first row has a moonroof while the second and third row offers skylights.

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Send Maps to Your Ford Focus Touchscreen with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto

Ford keeps navigation affordable with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto on your Ford Focus touchscreen. These connectivity features permit you to access Google Maps, Apple Maps or a similar navigation application on the screen. This is an inexpensive way to enjoy most of the benefits of built-in navigation in Warrensburg, MO.

Your budget-friendly Ford Focus can become a fount of knowledge with maps and related information at your fingertips on the touchscreen. You can use Apple or Android voice controls to ask for directions and enjoy the benefits of audible turn-by-turn directions.

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Why You Should Consider Winter Wipers

Winter weather comes with beautiful snowy sidewalks and icicles, but it presents a dangerous set of conditions for drivers. If you want to stay safe behind the wheel this winter, then it is important to keep your windshield clean so that you can clearly see any other vehicles or pedestrians in front of you. If your car's current windshield wiper blades are leaving streaks on the glass, then it is time to replace them with winter wiper blades.

Winter wiper blades will handle all your cold weather needs much more efficiently than your car's old wiper blades.

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Does Overheating or Freezing Temperatures Affect Batteries?

In short, yes, extreme temperatures may cause your battery to fail when you need it the most. There are a lot of reasons why this happens, and it may not happen with your battery depending on its CCA rating and quality. However, some lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries do have issues with colder temperatures. This is because your battery has to work harder during colder weather to generate a charge.

Whereas in the summer, you may experience extreme heat that causes the chemicals to boil and spill over onto the connectors, creating corrosive acid leakage. 

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Powertrain Warranties Differ from Bumper to Bumper Warranties

One of the most important things to consider when it comes to picking out your next new vehicle is the warranty that accompanies it. The warranty is factored into the price of the vehicle so it is important to have a basic grasp of the terminology used so that you can make the best-informed decision for yourself.

Two of the most common warranties that are usually offered are bumper to bumper warranties and powertrain warranties. The bumper to bumper warranties is pretty self-explanatory because like the name suggests, they will typically cover everything on the vehicle. 

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Safety Should Always be Priority Number One When Towing

Your number-one priority when preparing your vehicle for towing should be safety. Whether you're hauling cross-country or simply bringing your lawnmower a few blocks down for a friend, it's important to observe proper safety precautions and make sure that your vehicle can handle the load.

Before towing, you should always have your vehicle properly inspected. Make sure that there are no outstanding issues that could spell trouble for you or your trailer. In addition, ensure that your vehicle's load doesn't exceed its maximum towing capacity, and make sure it's serviced regularly to...

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Understanding the Importance of Brake Pads

As much as our customers would like our service department at Warrensburg Ford to install a set of lifetime brake pads on their vehicle, these pads are designed to wear out on a regular basis if they are doing their job right. Their function is to serve as a buffer to the friction created between the rotor and caliper pistons when brakes are applied to the wheels.

Ceramic brake pads are ideal for heavy trucks and SUVs, while we usually recommend installing semi-metallic brake pads for most passenger cars. Installing quality brake pads to help reduce the friction created during…

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Don't Underestimate the Importance of Rotating Your Tires

To ensure the proper life of your vehicle’s tires and to better the overall safety your vehicle; it is recommended to have your tires rotated according to the schedule recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.

On tires that don’t get rotated according to the recommended schedule, the tires on the drive axle will wear faster than the other two. By stopping by Warrensburg Ford for your next rotation, our technicians will rotate your tires according to vehicle and tire maker recommendations. The technicians will also check your tires for improper wear in your tires.

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