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The Most Important Car Safety Feature


Backup cameras, forward-warning radar, and blind-spot monitors are the latest high-tech safety features in automobiles. Yet, your car's most important safety feature is its tire tread. One tire engineer said, "...there's no component that can improve performance as much as a set of tires."

Tire tread is important for many reasons. First, tire tread affects cornering. New tire tread is 10/32 of an inch thick. Research shows that tread worn to 4/32nds reduces a car's cornering ability in wet conditions.

Second, tire tread influences braking distance. A vehicle with new tires can stop...
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Nothing Tops Ford's Sync Infotainment System

Ford has introduced SYNC, a hands free smart infotainment center for your vehicle. Coupled with SiriusXM, SYNC allows for browsing over 150 channels including news, sports, and a variety of listening entertainment. Listen to music using voice commands without lifting a finger and "like" songs to listen to them more often. Simply say "Bluetooth audio" to stream favorite songs from your phone.

SYNC 3 allows for climate control using only your voice so all of your focus can stay on the road. Once your phone is

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3 Ways To Get Your Dog Ready to Travel

When you have a four-legged friend, it's hard to leave them behind when you hit the open road. There's nothing like having your dog along to enjoy the ride, but there are some important ways dog owners can get them ready to travel:

 
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Why a Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Makes Sense

The purchase of a vehicle is a big decision. You probably weighed out the pros and cons of purchasing it until you've made your buying decision. You knew you were taking on a responsibility when you bought it, and you need to take care of it now. Fortunately, our team at Scott Ford is here to simplify the ownership experience.

You can utilize your vehicle maintenance schedule to know when you have to have certain things serviced for your car. The schedule will let you know when these need to be performed. Make sure that you consult it in…

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A Reliable Ride in the 2017 Ford Focus

Did you know that 93% of all Ford Focus models sold in the last 10 years are still driving today? It's true! We absolutely love the 2017 Focus but, with all the competition it has, it's worth taking a look at how it puts its rivals to shame. Take a look at the video below to see it compared to the Nissan Sentra and see how the Focus wins thanks to a standard rearview camera, a 5-star overall crash safety rating, and much more:

 

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2017 Ford Explorer is an SUV-Segment Standout, Says MotorWeek

If your new-car search has led you to the full-size crossover class, we here at Scott Ford would be quick to couple you up with ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Will it be love at first drive for you two?

The fine folks at MotorWeek are here today to help you make that determination; join them in the clip below:

Though every Explorer model has its appeal, we might argue that the mid-level Limited is the best of the bunch.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a 280-horsepower turbo four-cylinder engine, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, dual-zone…

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What's New in the Redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition?

This fall, a new model is coming to Scott Ford. It's actually an old familiar nameplate, completely redesigned to be bigger and better than ever before. We're talking about the 2018 Ford Expedition.

It's been quite some time since Ford made any significant changes to this full-size SUV, which is a shame. This is a vehicle with serious potential... for the right family.

Most SUV buyers these days are going for smaller, more efficient crossovers, with car-like unibody construction, and nimble handling. The Expedition, on the other hand, is a classic. It uses body-on-frame construction...

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