Learning From Your Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

With so many things that can go wrong with a vehicle, it is important that you know what you are dealing with. You will be able to see information in your vehicle maintenance schedule, which is in your owner's manual.

The vehicle maintenance schedule will give detailed information about what needs to be done on the car or truck. It will also recommend when it should be done. We know that it is important to do these things, and we encourage you to bring your vehicle to our dealership.

At Varsity Ford, we will be proud to assist you…
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End your summer on a high note with the Ford Escape

Stressing out about the summer months drawing to a close? If you haven't made some time for yourself and your loved ones to soak up the sun, then now is your chance. We've got the 2017 Ford Escape in stock here at Varsity Ford and we know this vehicle will help get you to destinations new and familiar without a hitch.


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

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You'll always love driving…

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A Safer and More Convenient Road Trip with These Essential Kits

We know that drivers from all over the Ann Arbor, MI area are planning road trips this summer but, before you go, it's important that you have all the right tools at your disposal. So, for your convenience as well as for your safety, the ladies and gentlemen have put together a list of two kits you should always bring along: an emergency kit and a convenience kit. Take a look through our written list below or, of you'd like to get more details, scroll down to the video at the bottom of the post. Either…

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carwow Takes 2017 Ford Mustang Out for a Spin

No matter how you slice it, there sure is an awful lot to like about our esteemed American automaker's sports car, the 2017 Mustang.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

Receive the need-to-know info from carwow commentator Mat Watson; his appraisal of the Mustang is as follows:

The Mustang's range-topping model, the GT, promises to be a popular selection for performance enthusiasts.

Standard amenities on this iteration include a high-flying, 435-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 engine, upgraded brakes, electronic line-lock (which is used "to enable warming of the rear tires," says Ford) and, on ...

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2017 Ford Flex: When Daring to be Different is a Good Thing

A full-size SUV sure to turn heads for all the right reasons, the 2017 Flex is no doubt a fan favorite among shoppers and staffers alike here at Varsity Ford.

And, as we learned just recently, it's also a darling of the vehicular gurus at Edmunds. Check out their assessment of the crossover in the clip below:

A terrific twosome of engine options comprise the Flex catalog. The first, a 3.5-liter V6, produces a healthy 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque.

The other, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, kicks things up considerably, churning out a colossal 365…

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Ford Reveals 9,300-Pound Tow Rating For 2018 Expedition

Back in February when the 2018 Ford Expedition was first revealed, everything about the redesign that involved numbers was entirely hush-hush. In one particularly entertaining The Fast Lane Truck video, hosts try in vain to tease specs out of a Ford representative.

This month, Ford finally announced the SAE-certified tow rating for the 2018 Expedition: 9,300 pounds.

According to Ford, this will put it ahead of other full-size SUVs in trailering capability. And what is power without finesse? The 2018 Expedition will also be available with the Pro Trailer Backup Assist feature offered on F-Series pickups.

With this full…

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The Warning Signs of a Failing Car Battery

With the car battery responsible for powering many of the things you take for granted in your vehicle, it is especially important that you identify warning signs it is failing before too late.

Consider these warning signs of a failing battery:
  • When you are trying to start the car in the morning, the engine seems to take longer to crank over.
  • You start to notice that a foul odor is coming from the battery compartment.
  • The check-engine light on the instrument panel is staying on all the time.
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Make Preparations for a Road Trip

A road trip is going to be something that you will want to have adequate preparation for. There are many things that you may want to pack before going on your road trip. Firstly, it is important for you to ensure that you are going to be driving a vehicle that is truly reliable. By speaking to an automobile dealership clerk, you can ask them about which vehicles they have with low mileage. Pick one that you like, is fairly priced, and had been maintained well.

Some items to take with you on the road are: food items, clothes, fluids…
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Safe Driving Tips

If you've just purchased a new vehicle, you're going to want to do everything you can to ensure that it stays new. Driving safely should be on the top of your list. Here are some tips to help you stay safe and avoid trouble on the roads.

Make sure your vehicle is ready for the roads - adjust your mirrors and seat before departing.
Limit distractions - don't look at your phone, eat, or apply makeup whilst driving.
Monitor your surroundings - While you may be confident in your driving abilities, others might not be. Make sure to maintain a…
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