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Keep Your New Car Running Great with Scheduled Maintenance


Buying a new car is one of the most exciting things that you can do in your life, but if you do not keep your car running in top condition with proper maintenance, that excitement will quickly fade. The good news is that keeping your vehicle running at its best isn’t hard, in fact, your manufacturer has even made it simple to understand what needs to be done and when. In your owner’s manual, you will find a recommended vehicle maintenance schedule that outlines all of the things that need to be done and when in order for…
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Get the Benefits of Gap Insurance


Those who are looking to enter into an auto loan should seriously consider gap insurance. Gap insurance is a very important element of auto financing.

It covers the difference of the loan should there be any reason the car buyer cannot satisfy the entire loan agreement. Normally loans are spread out over a number of years. During this time there are elements that can come into play which make the car unusable to the car buyer. It doesn't make sense for someone to…
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Factory Certified Used Cars vs. Certified Used Cars

What’s the difference?
Almost every used car operation has some form of certified program to guarantee a product, so aren’t they equal? The answer is NO!!! The only place
AUTHORIZED to “Factory Certify” a used car is from a Franchise New Vehicle Dealership. For example, Antelope Valley Ford Lincoln is the only factory authorized dealership in the Antelope Valley that can offer “Factory Certified” Ford and Lincoln used vehicles. Any other used car operation can sell used Ford’s and Lincoln’s, but they can’t “Factory Certify” them. AV Ford is audited by the factory of Ford…

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Watch William Fichtner Drive a Ford F-150 Raptor Through the Desert

In the movies, actors are rarely expected to do their own stunts. We don't know if that's true of William Fichtner, whom you may remember from films like Carl Sagan's Contact, or the more recent The Dark Knight, but as the newest host of Top Gear America, he's doing his own driving. Let's hope it's a good idea!

In the rebooted car-review show's pilot episode, Fichtner races a 2017…

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Be Polite: Use the 2018 Mustang's "Quiet Start" Mode

Mustangs are cars known for their power. The problem with power though, is that it tends to be loud. Even just switching the 2018 Mustang's engine on can cause a roar that's bound to get the neighbors' attention. Luckily, Ford has recently revealed that the new Mustang will be able to take advantage of a new Quiet Start mechanism you can use to hush its engine sounds as needed.

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The 2017 Ford Focus, Reliability, and Conquering the Competition

Once you learn that 93% of all Ford Focus models sold in the last 10 years are still driving around today, it's hard to believe that any other compact sedan could stand up to reliability like this! However, we know that savvy shoppers in the Lancaster, CA need more information than that so, in the video below, you'll see the 2017 Ford Fusion compared head to head against the Hyundai Elantra. Check it out and see how the Focus puts all other compact cars to shame.

 

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Certified Pre-Owned Ford Cars, Trucks & SUVs

Sometimes shopping for a quality pre-owned car, truck or SUV can be hard. You spend hours doing research online about to determine if it is a good deal or not. After spending time scanning through for sale postings online. But when you come to Antelope Valley Ford you never have to guess if it is good condition or if it is a good price. Especially if it is a certified pre-owned Ford because a certified pre-owned Ford is the cream of the crop when it comes to pre-owned vehicles. But what makes a certified pre-owned Ford so special?

 

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2017 Ford Fusion Earns Praise from AutoGuide.com Pundits

Might you be in the market for a midsize sedan? Well, if so, please allow your pals here at Antelope Valley Ford Lincoln to throw you a bone:

Ours -- the 2017 Fusion -- is one that should, by all accounts, be on your must-see list.

And if you're at all wondering why that is, we encourage you to scope the clip below. Here now to offer her thoughts on the Fusion is AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai:

The standard equipment roster of the Fusion's mid-level trim -- the Titanium -- is sure to make it one of the more popular…

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Could the 2017 Ford Explorer be the Solution to Your Full-Size Crossover Conundrum?

No matter how you slice it, there sure is a whole heck of a lot to appreciate about the 2017 Explorer, Ford's full-size SUV.

"Like what?" you ask.

Here now to provide an explanation are the fine folks at MotorWeek; join them in the clip below:

Shoppers desiring a performance-oriented feel from the Explorer are bound to receive precisely that with its range-topping engine, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6.

Available only on the Sport and Platinum trims, the turbo-V6 pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission to produce a prodigious 365 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. All-wheel ...

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But It Just Rained. I Do Not Need To Wash My Car!

Rain does not wash your car. It may rinse off some dust, but if it does, it will leave streaks of dust and other material.

Keeping your car washed properly maintains the value of the vehicle. You spent a lot of money on your car, and if it is dirty or has droppings and other grime on it, well, it just looks nasty. There are two things that attract attention: A very clean, beautiful vehicle, and a very dirty, ugly vehicle. You want your investment to look as great as it can. You want to show off your car, not…
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