Blog Has Lots of Love for the 2017 Ford Fusion

If you happen to be on the hunt for a midsize sedan, we here at Colley Ford Auto Center think you may well meet your match in ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why is that, exactly?

The clip below, conveniently enough, has the answer. Link up with Managing Editor Jodi Lai, as she puts the Fusion through its paces:

Just beneath the bonnet of the base Fusion, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine holds court with a six-speed automatic gearbox. Available with front-wheel drive exclusively, the entry-level engine is rated at a respectable 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of…

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Ford Releases 18th Annual Sustainability Report

What is Ford Motor Company doing to help the planet? You can find out with the 2016-2017 Sustainability Report.

Bill Ford, the great-grandson of the company's founder, started the annual sustainability report 18 years ago, spurred by growing concern for the environment, and global warming. Apparently, the first of these reports wasn't very flattering, either:

"When we started the...

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Noisy Neighbors No More with the 2018 Ford Mustang

There are a lot of neighborhood noises that can be pretty disturbing early in the morning: from buzz saws, to barking dogs, to lawn mowers and weed whackers, it's never fun getting woken up by loud noises. So, to help keep you from being a loud neighbor as well, the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang has a Quiet Exhaust mode that muffles the noise of your exhaust; pair this with Quiet Start and setting Quiet Times and you'll be as respectful a driver as your neighborhood has ever seen! Check the video below to see how it works


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Dynamite on the Track, Dishwasher in the Driveway: 2018 Mustang GT's New Quiet Exhaust Mode

Go take an afternoon and visit your local dragway, or race track. Your ears will be assaulted by thundering engines, raucous revving, and screaming tires. It's loud, and the people who frequent the track like it that way.

But what happens when you bring one of these race cars home?

In Steve von Foerster's case, you might have the cops called on you by annoyed neighbors. Foerster is an engineer and user experience team leader for Ford, and his Shelby GT350's noise violation got him thinking of a better way to make performance cars usable for everyday…

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Ford Unveils a Smarter Pickup with the 2018 F-150

Luckily for pickup drivers in Glendora, physics is usually on their side when it comes to safety. But you can't always count on just sheer size to keep you out of harm's way. Ford took note of this when designing its new F-150. The next generation of America's best-selling pickup comes with some impressive active safety systems to help mitigate accidents.

First is pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection. This system monitors the F-150's surroundings. If an obstacle or pedestrian is in its path, the F-150 can automatically apply braking to help avoid a collision. 


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Are You Going On A Summer Road Trip?

If you are going on a road trip this summer, there are some things that you should probably consider before you take off for the open road.
  • First, make sure your vehicle is in proper running condition. Have your dealer check the belts, fluids, tires, and engine. Do any necessary repairs and adjustments before you take off.
  • Next, make sure your vehicle is clean. Fond memories of a wonderful trip can be overshadowed by a filthy car. Wash it inside and out.
  • Make sure you have a roadside emergency kit. Make sure it contains a flashlight, jumper cables, and a…
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Keep Your Vacation Trip Safe On The Road

There are certain things that you know about keeping safe on the road. They might include keeping your hands on the wheel. Don't text and drive. Follow all the traffic laws, and keep an eye out for crazy drivers. Another safety tip is to always include a emergency roadside kit in your vehicle. The roadside emergency kit could be a DIY project or you could buy a roadside emergency kit at a local retailer. here is more to consider.

Vacation Travel
Are you taking a trip in the summer or the cooler months? Seasonal changes will help to determine…
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