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I Drive A Long Distance To Work. How Can I Get Better Mileage?

If you drive on an open highway, one sure way to get better mileage is to use cruise control. This is because while using cruise control, your car will not speed up and slow down over a period of time. The cruise control will save a lot of gas.

Another way is to properly inflate your tires, especially if you drive a long distance. Under-inflated tires can be robbing you of about a gallon of gas in every two fill ups.

Never take off really fast after a stop sign or red light. Proceed gently and normally, slowly increasing speed…
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Road Trip To Your Favorite Destination

You can take a road trip to the beach. You can visit your favorite city or destination. It's good to get out and see a bit. It's an opportunity to experience life in other places. A road trip is just good for the soul. It helps you appreciate other views and ways of life.

You should do a little planning before your next road trip. You'll get to enjoy all the scenery if you make it there. So you should plan to get your car into our service department for a regular check-up. It's the only…
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Let Your Insurance Handle The Cost

A cracked windshield can be an eyesore, especially from the inside of your vehicle where you pay more attention to the glass than when you are outside of your vehicle. But when it becomes more than an eyesore, you should get it replaced as soon as possible. The rule of thumb that most repair facilities and insurance companies go by, is the 3 inch rule.

Any crack under 3 inches long can be repaired by an epoxy product. Technically, you could probably do it yourself but it really is best if a professional did it for you. Knowing glass and…
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Ford C-Max the Perfect Car for the Weekend Warrior

You need a car that is reliable during the week, but can almost completely change gears on the weekend. When those two days of freedom hits you, you are ready to hit the open road and explore. Whether it is a girls weekend or a trip to the coast with your family, let’s go!

The car that is just right for you, weekend warrior, is the 2017 Ford C-Max. Compact and a great gas saver, getting forty-two miles to the gallon in the city, this car is sure to get you from the suit to the swim suit.

Looking…
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2017 Ford Explorer is One First-Rate Family Hauler

Fancy a full-size SUV for your next daily driver? Well, if so, we here at Elder Ford of Tampa suggest you have a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And why, exactly, is that?

Please allow our pals over at MotorWeek to explain. Their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

A 3.5-liter V6 engine is served up standard on the Base, XLT and Limited trims. Producing a potent 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque, the V6 syncs with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive, meanwhile, is optional.

And we're pretty pleased…

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2017 Ford Focus


There are a lot of great cars on the road today. With all of the changes in the 2017 Ford Focus, this is a vehicle that a lot of people are excited about. There are many people who are ready to invest in a new vehicle that will stand the test of time. Not only is this a great vehicle, but it is also one that a lot of people love. Come on by today in order to take this vehicle to a new level in your life. You will love what it has to offer, and it is something…
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Ford F-Series Is America's Best-Selling Truck for 40 Years Straight!

It's no secret that the Ford F-150 is America's favorite truck, but did you know that F-Series has been the number one truck in the country for four decades? January 2017 marks an impressive milestone for the storied nameplate. With sales of more than 26 million units since January 1977, F-Series trucks can now celebrate 40 consecutive years as the best-selling pickups in America.

That's a lot of trucks. To put it in perspective, 26 million F-Series trucks lined up bumper-to-bumper would circle the earth three times. The extreme popularity of the F-Series began in...
 

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The 2017 Ford Transit Connect is The Right Vehicle For The Right Reasons


In our demanding, fast paced world, it's hard to find the right vehicle that can fulfill all of your needs. You may feel like you only have two options: You can spend your hard earned money on a variety of vehicles, which are expensive and impractical; or find the right vehicle that fulfills your need for space, versatility, affordability, and style.

From its incredibly spacious interior, which can be configured to fit cargo, passengers or both, to the inclusion of the SYNC 3 system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the...
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