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Ford Delivers a Doozy of an SUV with 2017 Explorer

Are you perusing the full-size crossover class for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Santa Monica Ford Lincoln have a sneaking suspicion you'll find your fit in ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Why, though?

Here now to provide some context on the matter are the pundits at MotorWeek; join them in the clip below:

A shining example of Ford's mechanical mastery, the Explorer's base engine -- a 3.5-liter V6 -- is flat-out fantastic.

Matching to a six-speed automatic transmission, the entry-level engine is good for 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. It receives front-…

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Pick a Used Car You Love

Picking through all of the cars that are for sale can be difficult to do if you are not sure what it is that you want. Those of us at Santa Monica Ford are here to help you find a used car option that will suit you; one that you will come to love.

 
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Pay Attention to Your Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

Owning a car is a fantastic feeling. It is also a huge responsibility because you must take care of it. One of the ways that you can be sure that you are doing so is to pay attention to your vehicle maintenance schedule. This will most likely be located in your car’s manual, and our staff members at Santa Monica Ford will follow this guide for each of your service appointments.

The vehicle maintenance schedule will let you know what services need to be performed in order to keep your particular model running properly. It will also give detailed…

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How to Detail Your Ford's Engine Bay

While most people don't spend much time looking at their engines, there are still good reasons to keep them clean. Built-up debris can clog air vents, impacting performance, and it's much easier to find leaks or corrosion if your engine isn't coated with gunk.

A recent episode of Autoblog Details covered engine detailing, and Santa Monica Ford Lincoln is happy to share the highlights:

  • Remove major debris from hood jams and vents
  • Cover the electric components with plastic before gently hosing off the engine
  • Use a toothbrush (or other small brush) to scrub tight spaces with all-purpose…
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Stay Ahead of the Pack in the 2017 Ford Mustang

Taking the wheel of a powerful and high-performance sports car is a good feeling, and finding out its incredibly reliable is even better! If you're on the lookout for a car like this, then search no further than the 2017 Ford Mustang! Not only is the Mustang the world's number-one best-selling sports car for the last 50 years, it's also worth noting that 92% of all Mustang models sold in the last 10 years are still driving today; now that's popularity and dependability you can be proud of! See more of it in the video below…

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