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Performance Features That Come With the 2018 Ford C-Max

The 2018 Ford C-Max comes with an abundance of performance features that make it a top choice among compact hybrids. If you are in the market for a compact hybrid, it is important to know what each candidate has to offer, such as performance capabilities. Here is a look at a few performance features included with the new Ford C-Max.

Active Grille Shutters come equipped on the hybrid and are housed between the grille and radiator. The shutters help the engine maintain proper temperature levels, and they can improve aerodynamics when they are retracted. 

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Discover Ford F-150 Capability Features

Pickup truck owners aren't looking for anything special. They just want a durable truck that will always get the job done and never let you down. Ford has met this requirement for decades, which is why we here at Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve are so excited to introduce you to the brand new 2018 F-150 full- size pickup.

The Ford F-150 has garnered the distinct honor of having best in class payload. 

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What is the Standard Horsepower for Each Trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer?

Ford has created five trims for the 2018 Ford Explorer, and here at Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve, we're eager to get you inside your ideal model. Each trim comes with a front wheel and four-wheel drive option. In 2018, the Explorer trims are Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum.

The engines in Ford Explorer models vary with the different trims. The Base and ELT trim come standard with a 3.5-Liter V-6 engine that runs on regular grade gasoline and produces 290-horsepower in both the front-wheel drive and the four-wheel drive models. 

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The Ford Edge SUV Sporty Design Features

If you want to purchase a sporty midsize SUV that is going to make you the talk of the neighborhood, consider all the features in the new Ford Edge from Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve. Here are some design features making waves with Missouri drivers this year.

It will be hard for your neighbors not to notice your new Ford Edge rolling down the road. The first thing you notice is the sporty painted 19-inch wheels. Next, blackened headlights and a cool rear spoiler are hard to miss. Add into the mix the mirror caps, front grille, and skid plates…

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How to Test Your Car’s Battery

If your vehicle has started requiring a few tries to turn the engine over, it could be a sign that the battery may need some attention. The extreme temperatures of winter can be very wearing on the charging system. There are a couple of checks you can run to determine the health of the battery. The first is to fill the cells with distilled water if they are low. The next is to establish it has the proper voltage.

After connecting your fully-charged battery to a voltmeter, you should get a read of at least 12.6 volts. Reading it…

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How to Change a Flat Tire

Even if you have roadside assistance on your vehicle, there might be a time when you have to change a flat tire on your vehicle by yourself. It is not a complicated task if you practice safety, and follow a few simple steps.

When you notice a flat tire, pull off the road to a safe location and put on your hazard lights. Place a rock or block behind a tire, and set the parking brake to prevent rolling. Get the jack, spare and lug wrench out. Loosen the lug nuts before you jack up the car. 

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Ford F-150 Sainte Genevieve, MO


For Power and Capability, Turn to the Ford F-150 Available Here at Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve

 

Whether you are in Perryville MO looking for a truck with a legendary performance or in Farmington MO searching for a truck with the right amount of towing capability, a new Ford F-150 has it! This full-size pickup truck gets constructed securely with a high-strength steel frame, as well as aerodynamically for enhanced agility. Here are some notable…

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Muffler and Exhaust Maintenance is Crucial

We here at Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve know that purchasing a new vehicle is a big decision and a very big investment that is ongoing for you and your budget. Not only are you required to put a down payment onto your vehicle when you first purchase it, but there is ongoing maintenance, insurance and other things to consider. Your muffler and exhaust system is something that can sometimes require some repairs.

Usually, the first thing you are going to notice is amiss is the sound that your vehicle makes while it is driving along down the road. 

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Know the Basics of Your Car's Transmission

There are some basics that every car owner should know about what's going on with the inner workings of your vehicle. One of these must-know items is your vehicle's transmission. That's why we here at Auto Plaza Ford Sainte Genevieve want to be sure you're covered with the basics. The transmission is what actually takes the power generated in the car's engine and transfers it to the drive wheels, thus causing your car to move. The gears are either automatically changed in an automatic vehicle or manually changed in a manual vehicle.

 

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Drive Comfortably in Cold Weather with the 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan

If you are trying to find a car that will help you handle cold days in Sainte Genevieve and cold journeys that you might take, the 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan is a good pick for you. This car is set up with some features that can help you as the weather turns cold.

The 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan provides you with heat not only in the front of the vehicle but in the back, as well. This car is set up rear heat vents that help your passengers in the backseat feel warm and comfortable. 

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