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The Ford Mustang Combines Classic Style with New Designs

The Ford Mustang epitomizes the idea of a prestigious sports car with classic design and speed. When you see a Ford Mustang on the highway, you immediately recognize it for a Mustang and may be a little envious of the driver. Today's Ford Mustang combines familiar styles with new designs, for a truly modern driving experience.

LED Front Lighting is included on all Ford Mustang models and features low beams, projector high beams, turn signals, signature lighting and available fog lamps. You get all of this with a reduced 30 percent power consumption. If you want to jazz up…

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Tech Lovers Will Enjoy Everything That The All New Ford F-150 Has To Offer


Drivers who need a durable and capable pickup truck that is also a long-standing leader in style, comfort, safety, quality, and reliability need look no further than the all-new 2018 Ford F-150. The F-150 has long been a best seller in its class and the 2018 model shows exactly why that is.

The 2018 F-150 also has a long list of technology features that drivers will benefit from as well that include:
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS* (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
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Discover the Ford Taurus's Performance Features


We enjoy offering quality cars in Fort Wayne, and we are proud to sell the Ford Taurus. Its long history of dependability has earned the Taurus a loyal following. Today, we want to highlight the full-size sedan's performance features.

If you love horsepower, you will appreciate the Taurus's available engines. Ford equips the standard Taurus with a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT engine that harnesses 288 horses. For more pickup, you can select the 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, which produces 350 horsepower and comes standard in the Taurus SHO.

Every Ford Taurus SHO also includes Intelligent All-Wheel...
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Make Your 2018 Ford Explorer Your Own


If you have a big family, then your first thought for purchasing a vehicle may be a van, but you may be surprised to know that the Ford Explorer would be your best choice. It has spacious room inside and can fit seven people comfortably. There is also ample room in the cargo area for groceries, backpacks, coolers or luggage on your journey.

After visiting Bob Thomas Ford West and taking your test drive, you'll be ready to take it home. You can make your Ford different by customizing the color and even the fabric of the interior. You…
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Tire Rotations Provide Vehicle Perks

A tire rotation is beneficial because the process can enhance how a car handles on the road. All tires are built on an axle, and the wheels rely on the axle when an engine distributes power on rough terrains. If an axle isn't even, you'll experience decreased efficiency during travel situations on steep hills and soaked roads. Although modern vehicle manufacturers design cars with different axle hardware, all axle designs will still require a tire rotation. If you have all-wheel drive, front-wheel drive, or another wheel design, you can maintain your...

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Signs of Exhaust Manifold Gasket Failure

The exhaust manifold is the first part of the exhaust system with which engine gases come into contact. Its job is to collect gases from the cylinders and deliver them to the exhaust pipe. The exhaust manifold gasket is a common source of failure.

The failure of an exhaust manifold gasket can have many of the same signs as failures in other parts of the exhaust system. For instance, it may result in a noisy engine. The sound is more pronounced when the engine is first started. The car may also experience a decrease in fuel efficiency and power. A…

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Why the Ford Expedition is One-Step Above the GMC Yukon


Full-sized SUVs like the Ford Expedition and the GMC Yukon serve a specialized market. Whether you need extra passenger room to haul around your kids' friends or you need mega-towing capacity for everything from mobile homes to utility trailers, these SUVs are designed to deliver. Although both the Expedition and Yukon come to the market with seating, style and power, the Ford Expedition comes out a step above in the details.

The Ford Expedition touts a 365-horsepower turbocharged V6 engine, which means greater power and amazing...
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Check Out the 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan


The 2018 Ford Focus is a sharp looking, economical vehicle that works great for a family of four. With the LATCH system in the back seats, it's simple to install child safety seats within minutes.

For a great commute to work in a vehicle that gets great gas mileage at 34 miles per gallon on the highway. Ride in comfort with the dual-zone climate control, with four-way adjustments for the steering wheel.

Visit us at Bob Thomas Ford West and come take out a new 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan for a test drive today. See how the car…
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Let BLIS Work for You

Driver assistance tools are now essential and more commonplace than ever, and for a good reason. They make your overall Fort Wayne driving experience better, encourage more alert drivers, and play a key role in preventing accidents when you find yourself in a sticky situation. At the top of the list of the driver assistance technology is the Ford Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), which comes with the following features for its performance:

  • BLIS Trailer Coverage - BLIS utilizes hidden radars in the taillights which detect any vehicle entering your blind spot. 
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Ford SYNC 3 Will Impress You

The Ford SYNC 3 infotainment supplier is a real game changer and will get you excited about the commute to work. Not only is it stylish and innovative, but it is also packed with technological features that will completely change the way you look at your car. If you are intrigued, come see us today at Bob Thomas Ford West to get set up with an exciting test drive.

The Ford SYNC 3 has features such as SYNC Connect technology and it even has its own Wi-Fi hotspot so you can surf the internet without using all of your data…

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