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Understanding Used Car Basics


There is a lot of mystery that seems to surround the topic of used cars and many people look at these and do not feel that they should have to drive a car that has been pre-owned. Just because a car is used, does not mean that it is any less of a good deal. Often the best vehicles that a person will own is that of a used car. While it was not their first choice, many owners of a used car will be glad they made the investment to get one from a dealer.

All of these cars…
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2017 Ford Fusion is One Uncompromising, Family-Friendly Sedan

If you're in the market for a midsize sedan, we here at Brighton Ford feel you may well find your ideal fit in ours, the 2017 Fusion.

How come?

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to serve up the inside scoop; join her in the clip below:

While we've appreciation for every one of the Fusion's engines, its penultimate offering -- a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder -- is arguably the best of the bunch.

Available with the SE model and standard with the Titanium and Platinum, this four-banger boasts a brawny 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of…

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New Ford CEO Assures Us Robots Won't Be Taking Over Any Time Soon

The way Ford's former CEO Mark Fields used to talk, you would think artificially-intelligent cars were going to be taking the wheel any day. According to Fields, Ford would have a fully-autonomous model on the road in the U.S. by 2021.

Much like Will Smith's character in I, Robot, however, that thought frightens most American drivers. We don't mind having a car help us out…

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2018 Mustang GT's 'Good Neighbor Mode' Lets You Have a Drag-Strip-Ready Racer Without Being 'That Guy'

For muscle-car drivers, there's nothing like the sound of a roaring V8—in fact, sports-car engineers are always using clever tricks to funnel sound into the passenger cabin. We want to hear it purr.

Unfortunately, your neighbors might not.

According to a recent poll on Ranker.com, engine revving is one of the most annoying noises neighbors make—second only to crack-of-dawn lawn mowing and barking dogs.

"I love the sound of the V8, but it can be loud, and you can't annoy people like that in your neighborhood," said Steve von Forester, head of Ford's user-experience…

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MotorWeek Tries 2017 Ford Explorer on for Size

Are you seeking a full-size SUV for your next vehicular purchase?  Well, if so, we here at Brighton Ford think you may well find a whole heck of a lot to enjoy about ours, the 2017 Explorer.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

Pair up with our pals over at MotorWeek to find out; their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

Climb to the pinnacle of the Explorer model range and it's there you…

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2018 Ford F-150’s Upgrades Further Widen Its Lead

One of the reasons competing truck makers haven’t been able to dethrone the Ford F-150 for the past forty years is because of the automaker’s unwavering commitment to innovation. They roll out new features almost yearly, and the 2018 truck is no exception. Now featuring a different front fascia for every trim a la the new Super Duty, there are visual changes to enjoy, as well.

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2017 Ford Escape has Autotrader Team Going Gaga

If ever there were a compact crossover that could come through and leave us here at Brighton Ford flat-out floored, the 2017 Escape would most certainly be it.

Wondering what it is that makes this utility hauler such a head-turner?

Then, scope the clip below. Here now to provide some context on the matter is Autotrader pundit Debra Shigley:

Served up standard on the SE and Titanium trims, the Escape's entry-level 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder engine is rated at a respectable 179 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. Available with your choice of either front- or all-wheel drive, the…

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2017 Ford Escape Does Utility Better Than the Rest

There are a lot of crossovers out there that look good, can haul, and come with impressive safety tech. But there is one that can do it better. Meet the 2017 Ford Escape, which offers handsome styling, vast interior space and versatility, valuable standard features, and best-in-class towing—just to name a few perks.

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Adrenaline and Artful Performance Underpin the 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Fans of muscle cars love the palpable thrills that come standard in their vehicles, yet only few can appreciate the artful approach of models like the Shelby GT350. An iconic version of the infamous Mustang, it will return for 2018 better than ever before. With hand-crafted components and a driver-centric performance focus, it’s the ultimate pony car you can buy.

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