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What the 2017 Fusion Energi's 104 MPGe Rating Really Means

Are you working to reduce your impact on the Earth, or perhaps just lower your monthly gas budget? Then you've been browsing new Ford vehicles for fuel-saving hybrid and plug-in hybrid models.

One of the biggest contenders in the Ford lineup, the supremely green 2017 Fusion Energi, offers a staggering 104 MPGe city. That's economy high enough to turn your eyes into dollar signs like an old cartoon!

But what does it really mean?

Environmentally-conscious drivers around Bettendorf have been asking what MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) means.

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Avoid Summer Roadside Emergencies by Having Your Battery Tested

Have you ever had your battery tested, or do you wait for signs that it is no longer holding enough charge? According to the AAA, two out of three Americans have never had their battery inspected.

Why is this so important?

The AAA also reports that battery failure is one of the most common calls they receive for roadside assistance. The organization expects to come to the…

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Small, Mighty, and Ready To Roll: The 2018 Ford EcoSport

While the introduction of the 2018 Ford EcoSport may seem like a late-entry to an already bumping party, its American unveiling actually represents the car’s third generation. In fact, it’s been on the market a while—long enough to become the bestselling subcompact SUV worldwide. Now, American drivers will get to enjoy it.

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Start Saving Money by Maximizing Fuel Efficiency

It doesn't matter if you are a broke college student or a high profile CEO; everyone hates to spend unnecessary money when they are filling up their cars at the gas station. There are a couple of tips you can use on any car, compact or SUV to stretch out that gas tank and keep the gauge away from empty for a little bit longer. First keeping your car tuned up and running properly can save you those precious miles, for example making sure your tires are properly inflated can save you up to three percent on your average…
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The Luxury Of The Ford Escape SE SUV

One of the most luxurious models of the 2017 Ford Escape is the SE model. The SE model offers a ton of luxury and convenience while also offering a ton of safety features. Standard models of the Ford Escape SE offer a 1.5 liter EcoBoost engine with an optional 2.0 liter EcoBoost engine with auto start stop. Each standard model is a 6-speed automatic transmission that offers select shift capability as well as curve control and an electronic parking brake. The standard SE SUV offers integrated blind spot mirrors, front-wheel drive, as well as traction control.
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MotorWeek Smitten by Spectacular 2017 Ford Explorer

Might you have a full-size SUV in mind for your next daily driver? Well, if so, please allow your friends here at Lindquist Ford to introduce you to ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Will it be love at first drive for you two?

Find out for yourself by watching the clip below. Here now to highlight some of the Explorer's top traits are the good folks at MotorWeek:

There is absolutely no denying the appeal of the Explorer's entry-level engine, a 3.5-liter V6. Standard on the Base, XLT and Limited models, this six-banger produces a potent 290 horsepower…

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But I Just Checked My Oil!

You checked your oil? That's a good thing. Did you change it? For, if you checked it, that's a good thing: to keep your car's engine oil at a good level, so you know your car's engine is being lubricated properly.

But, did you know that oil is burnt in your engine? When an engine runs hot, the oil is heated, and the viscosity of the oil changes every time your engine reaches a high temperature. Eventually, that oil is useless, as the heat in the engine breaks down the additives in the oil that are…
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There and Back Again with the Hauling Power of the 2017 Ford Explorer

Have you ever wanted a vehicle that could lug a sizeable payload and navigate bad-to-worse terrain without the girth of a full-size truck? If so, consider the 2017 Ford Explorer. Explorer's fuel-efficient 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine delivers the hauling power to tow up to 5,000 pounds, so it's easy to hitch up your trailer and head out on the open road, and a stabilization feature helps keep your cargo firmly on the ground when sensing a difference in…

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Meet the 2017 Ford Edge's Enhanced Active Park Assist

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We've all been there. Squeezing gently into that sweet parking spot, painfully aware that space is a precious commodity, only to find out we must continually reverse and readjust, making the process almost a futile enterprise. 2017's Ford Edge has the tools to help convert this nightmare into a dream come true, with Enhanced Park Assist.

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