Posts by this Author: Candy Ford

What is Ford's BLIS?

The design of most cars is very driver friendly, but there remains part of the design that is challenging. Every car designed has a blind spot. Backing in reverse can be awkward. Ford has created a driver's helper that is being installed in newer cars.

The BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) will let you know if there is a vehicle within ten feet of your bumper by turning on a warning light on the side mirror closest to where the vehicle is located.

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2017 Ford F-150 Offers Updates That Increase Drivability

Many Ford F-150 lovers have come to appreciate the pickup that offers horsepower, economy value, luxury features, and off-road facilities. The vehicle has, in fact, become the truck of choice for professional laborers and sporting fans alike. The new 2017 Ford F-150 offers all of the qualities that have made the pickup a favorite of many in addition to several new functions.

Those seeking new vehicles in the Charlotte area can find valuable information about the new 2017 F-150 by visiting us at Candy Ford. Our representatives would be pleased to walk visitors through the benefits of the...
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Ford on the Move: the 2018 Ford Explorer

Who doesn’t love SUVs? It is apparent that they took over the motor industry a long time ago. We are always expectant of another SUV going our way as we look for a new car. Here is the real SUV deal: Ford Explorer.

Ford’s Explorer line is a long and popular one. The 2018 Ford Explorer is the latest development and innovation along that line. The 2018 Explorer is mid-sized and comes with three rows and seven seats, which offer great comfort. The most important feature though is that it delivers the power we all look for.

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The Spritely Ford Fiesta

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, the Ford Fiesta should be near the top of your list. Loaded with features both inside and out, the Fiesta is sure to please even the toughest of customers.

The interior of the Fiesta has been dramatically improved. A beautiful touchscreen sits in the middle the incredible dashboard. The vehicle now has much more Rear-seat room rear hatch provides an excellent space. The incredible Sync 3 software offers the best in advanced technology which should keep if the biggest tech nerd satisfied.

The new Fiesta comes with a powerful...
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Keeping Your Car In Check with Seasonal Maintenance

Seasonal changes can bring a variety of inclement weather changes that can prove to be issues for your automobile if it is not professionally maintained regularly. At Candy Ford, we have the expert insight into why you need to maintain your car to combat the season!

First, maintenance improves performance. When roads get tough in the winter, a good automobile is necessary to combat the vicious snow and maintain your busy work routine..
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Don't Leave Pets Unattended in Car

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​There are times when you are traveling with your pet and have to go out of the car to fetch something or pass by the store. In any case, it is better if you take your pet with you or leave it at home.

Leaving the pet in the car is not a very good idea. On warm days, the temperature inside the car can easily reach 120F. In this temperature, and with lack of air, your pet may suffocate or suffer heat stroke.

In the case of heat stress watch out for symptoms including heavy panting, glazed eyes, fast…
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Categories: Lauds the Striking, Speedy 2017 Ford Focus RS

Have you been perusing the hot hatchback segment for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Candy Ford think you'd be wise to try ours, the 2017 Focus RS, on for size.

Why, though?

The clip below should shed some light on the issue. Link up with Road Test Editor Dan Ilika, as he takes the Focus RS for a spin:

It's admittedly quite a challenge to even imagine a standard equipment roster more impressive than the Focus RS's.

Such features include 19-inch alloy wheels, summer tires, performance brakes, adjustable suspension settings…

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How to Improve Your Dog's Safety by Using a Car Crate

We all love to see a happy dog with its head out the window of a passing car, but devoted pet-parents in Charlotte know that what their dog likes isn't always what's best for them. My dog would eat chocolate donuts until she exploded.

Your best friend will be more protected in the event of a crash when secured in a crate. Crates prevent dogs from being thrown from the vehicle, into the back of a seat, or worst—into another passenger.

Crating in the car doesn't have to come at the expense of your dog's…

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No Longer a Noisy Neighbor in the 2018 Ford Mustang

Nobody likes being labeled an annoying neighbor; whether it's because of yard work, a loud dog, power tools, or anything else, being loud early in the morning or late at night is typically a no-no. So, to solve the problem before it happens, the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang will come with the Quiet Exhaust mode to damped the noise of your engine note. And, with Quiet Start as well as the option to set specific Quiet Times, you'll never disturb your neighbors again! See it in action below:


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