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Test Out the 2018 Ford EcoSport Capability Features

Get a taste of unstoppable excellence exuding an inner confidence. The 2018 Ford EcoSport is not for the faint of hearts, but everyone can enjoy this beautiful vehicle. Step into a popular compact SUV with much to offer, accommodating every passenger for a smooth, easy ride.

Climbing uphill on rugged terrain in harsh weather conditions has just gotten easier with the Hill Start Assist feature that helps the vehicle perform an effortless ascend. 

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Test Out the 2018 Ford EcoSport Capability Features

Get a taste of unstoppable excellence exuding an inner confidence. The 2018 Ford EcoSport is not for the faint of hearts, but everyone can enjoy this beautiful vehicle. Step into a popular compact SUV with much to offer, accommodating every passenger for a smooth, easy ride.

Climbing uphill on rugged terrain in harsh weather conditions has just gotten easier with the Hill Start Assist feature that helps the vehicle perform an effortless ascend. 

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Roadside Emergency Kits Are Important

Seldom are we as fully prepared for a roadside emergency as we think we are. This is because roadside emergencies are unexpected and catch us off guard. We can’t take away the inconvenience, but having a well-stocked roadside emergency kit in your vehicle can make the emergency easier to bear. Stop at Quirk Ford of Belfast if you’re in need of kit or just have some questions.

If you’ve ever traveled with kids, you know how quickly they can become bored. 

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Gaskets, the Simplest but Very Vital Car Part

It’s always amazing how the most intricate, large systems can be brought to a halt by the smallest, underestimated part failing. It’s the truth though. Some of the breakdowns or accidents in Belfast are the result of gasket failures. Sure, the greater symptoms are the result of bigger systems failing, but their shutdown can so very often be tracked back to a gasket blowing.

These flexible seals, made mostly of steel or copper, serve as barriers to prevent leaks, liquids mixing when they shouldn’t, or to contain or block air.

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Is Your Ignition Okay?

A dependable ignition is essential for any driver who wishes to steer clear of wastes of energy and inconveniences in general. That's the reason it's critical to concentrate on any problems that may exist with your ignition. If there's something amiss with this part of your vehicle, you'll most likely notice a few warning signs at least.

Flickering dashboard lights frequently point to ignition troubles. Key turning difficulties often denote problems. 

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Why It's Important to Maintain Your Exhaust System

Your vehicle's exhaust system is among the most important systems in your vehicle. It ensures that your engine properly expels excess gases, in addition to reducing the emission of harmful chemicals and, in the case of your muffler, reducing noise. It doesn't only affect your own driving experience, but also the experience of everyone else on the road with you. That's why it's important to keep your exhaust system properly maintained.

The way your exhaust system functions is rather complex. 

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Extreme Temperatures and Batteries

The bitter cold temperatures are something that everyone in our area dreads and we here at Quirk Ford of Belfast are right there with you. Unfortunately, you can't stay huddled in the house all winter like you would like so when you venture out, your vehicle is responsible for keeping you warm and getting you where you need to go.

The cold temperatures can have a pretty big effect on your vehicle just from typical wear and tear. 

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What is Synthetic Motor Oil?

Many drivers question the use of synthetic motor oil in their vehicles when it is first offered to them or required by the type of car or truck they have. Synthetic oil is a chemically-created blend that provides superior coating and more protection for engine parts than conventional oils. In other words, synthetic oil keeps your engine running like new for longer.

Two types of synthetic oils are available. One is a synthetic blend, which combines conventional and synthetic oils into one product. 

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Introducing the 2018 Ford Fusion

Seeing that you’ve always preferred comfort in your selection of cars, the Ford sales team at Quirk Ford of Belfast knows that you will love the 5-seater Ford Fusion sedan. The 2018 Fusion has a variety of models, including the Ford Fusion S, SE, Hybrid S, Hybrid SE, Titanium, Hybrid Titanium, Energy SE, Energy Titanium, Sport, Platinum, Hybrid Platinum and the Fusion Energy Platinum.

In addition to abundant trim levels, the new Fusion comes in three engine configurations, the basic one being the 2.5 l Duratec ® I-4 engine with a 6 speed automatic transmission mode. 

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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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