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The Uses for All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles

It is easy to misconstrue the meanings of things until you look more deeply into their meaning. Such is the case for all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive definitions. Some people get these definitions a little mixed up due to their similarities in a word, but they do differ in function.

Four-wheel-drive is more familiar to consumers since it has been in the public eye for a longer period of time. It uses a split differential as well as a lower gear ratio to achieve its four-wheel status. It is mainly used in pickup trucks and some of the larger-sized off-road SUVs.

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Just How Good Is The 2018 Ford Edge?

The 2018 Ford Edge has been unveiled, and it's living up to the hype. The SUV's exterior has that classic Ford profile. The signature LED headlamps encases a beautifully crafted chrome grille, and its sweeping lines flow evenly from front to back.

Ford does a great job with the new EcoBoost engines. These are built for high-performance as well as fuel efficiency. Depending on the model, consumers can choose between the Twin-Scroll 2.0L engine, the direct-injection 2.0L engine or the 3.5L Ti-VCT engine. Their EPA estimated rating average of about 21 mpg for city driving…

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SYNC 3 infotainment system is the perfect travel companion

Most of us wanted a car so we could take long distance trips. It doesn't matter if you were going to the beach or taking a trip to a concert a few states away, you wanted to have that ability to travel anywhere.

With the SYNC 3 infotainment system you can take these trips and be entertained from the moment you get into to the car until you reach your final destination. You can sync your phone to play music of use the SiriusXM Satellite Radio that comes installed with the SYNC 3.

 

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Car Buyers Should Consider A Used Vehicle

There are many variables that come into play when purchasing a vehicle. It can be a very stressful time for the car buyer. Cars are very important to a person's life. Most people need a car to get around to work and to enjoy the weekend fun that you have planned out.

 

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Get the Extra Coverage

Buying a car is exciting, but should you consider GAP insurance? If you are not familiar with GAP insurance, think of it as extra protection. If something were to happen to your vehicle to cause it to be determined a total loss, you are responsible for the amount remaining on the loan after the insurance company has placed a value on the vehicle. If you do not want that kind of stress, then get some GAP issuance coverage to be on the safe side.

 

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Avoid breakdowns with regular vehicle maintenance


With modern vehicles frequently being able to make it past the 500,000-mile mark, it is more important than ever to make sure that you take the best possible care of your vehicle. Strictly following your manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule will ensure that your vehicle will make it well into the hundreds of thousands of miles. This can not only save enormously on the replacement cost of your car but can also ensure that you will be able to get the maximum possible value if and when you decide to sell your vehicle.

Maintenance schedules are set by the…
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Navigate life more easily with the Ford Escape

Have you had your hands full lately? Here at Quirk Ford of Belfast we know the feeling all too well. That's why we're proud to offer vehicles that help make your life less chaotic and cater to you, like the 2017 Ford Escape.

 

You have a lot on your hands. We have just the trick to make you feel unstoppable. #FordEscape

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The Ford Escape is a capable crossover that is stacked with features that will make every drive you take easy, convenient…

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Review of 4 Engines Available for the 2018 F-150 Coming this Fall to Quirk Ford of Belfast

Most Affordable: 3.3-Liter V6

Available on the XL and XLT trim levels, the new 3.3-liter base engine isn't fast, but offers decent fuel economy—up to 25 mpg highway—and towing and payload capacity enough for a small trailer and basic truck duties.

Most Popular: 2.7-Liter EcoBoost V6

Available on the XL, XLT, and Lariat trim levels, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost delivers 325 horsepower, 400 pound-feet of torque, and up to 26 mpg highway. It tows up to 8,500 pounds and hauls a 2,470-pound payload. Its all-around versatility makes it the most popular engine…

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