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Let Us Help You Choose Between Buying and Leasing Your Next New Car


Choosing between buying and leasing for your next new car purchase is an important decision. While both options offer advantages, there are some key points to consider. When you buy, you have flat-out ownership of the vehicle. This means that you are also responsible for all routine maintenance that is needed. With a lease, a service plan is often included as part of your lease, and you also have the advantage of being able to drive new sooner. When you buy, you have a broader selection of vehicles to choose from, but with a lease, you can often drive a…
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Why You Never Want to See Your Check Engine Light


New cars are engineered to be incredibly safe, durable, and have a high standard of quality. However, they still need servicing and inspection on a regular basis. If your check engine light becomes lit, then it may be time to service your car, because it means that something is wrong. There are a number of possible problems that the check engine light could signify. From a loose gas cap to spark plugs or spark plug wires being damaged beyond repair, and many, many more possible issues from the harmless to the catastrophic.

While common issues are unlikely to be catastrophic…
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Practicality and Then Some in the Excellent 2017 Ford Edge

Where some midsize crossovers pack in a third row, the roomy 2017 Ford Edge is here for those who require just five seats, with room to sprawl as an added bonus. Leading the pack in cargo volume and safety features, the Edge’s driving experience may be more sedan-like than some of its more rugged competitors, but its utility credentials are anything but.

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Make the most of the final summer weeks with the Ford Escape

The summer months come but once a year, and we don’t know about you, but we love to embrace them here at Bob Swope Ford. One exceptional way to make the most of your summer is by traveling to new and exciting places. You may want to be sure that you're driving a vehicle that accommodates and performs, however, like the 2017 Ford Escape.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The journey…

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2018 Ford Mustang GT Sizzles On Drag Strip with 0-to-60 Sprint Under 4 Seconds

How much can you get done in four seconds? You could shoot four hockey pucks into the goal, or chug a bottle of water. Serious athletes can climb an entire rock wall in four seconds.

The 2018 Mustang GT can go from 0 to 60 mph.

Its newfound prowess in launch speed, which beats out the non-Turbo versions of the Porsche 911, can be attributed to four factors:

  • More powerful 5.0-liter V8 engine
  • New 10-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission
  • Drag Strip mode
  • Newly available Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires

With 460 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, there's…

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Latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Offers One More Reason to Choose the Ford Brand

Ford always puts customer satisfaction first! It does so by continuing to refine its craftsmanship. One way in which you can observe its commitment to the creation of high-quality vehicles is by reviewing the recent results from the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. With fewer problems reported within the first 90 days of ownership, the automaker has successfully improved...

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Tips to Boost Fuel Economy

Today's cars have a number of improvements that make them more fuel efficient, including improvements in engine technology and lighter materials. But you still want to do all you can to get the best fuel economy possible, and here are some tips to do that.
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Tire Rotation is More Than for Tire Wear

Tire rotation is an extremely important part of vehicle maintenance that should be done consistently. Your tires need to be rotated for them to wear evenly.
Tire rotation extends the life of your tires. However, it also leads to better-quality fuel mileage while contributing to a smoother and much more comfortable ride.
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Rock Chip Repairs are Quite Painless

Nobody wants to shell out the dough for a brand new windshield. But there are some ways to avoid having to get a new one. If you get a rock chip in your windshield-take care of it right away. The longer you put off dealing with the problem, the more likely it will grow into a big, ugly mess. Cracks will spread and will get in your line of vision, and then you will be forced to replace it. But if you just get the ding repaired in the first place, that is much less likely to happen. The process…
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