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2017 Ford Fusion is a Favorite of Critics

Might you be in the market for a midsize sedan? Well, if so, we here at Litchfield Ford think you should have a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why's that?

We now direct your attention to the clip below; here with more on all things Fusion is Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio:

The default drivetrain on the S and SE models, the Fusion's 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is a delight.

Teaming with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, the base four-banger makes a healthy 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of…

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Bamboo: A Super-Plant and Ford's Latest Renewable Ace

Ford Motor Company has been working for over a decade to reduce its environmental impact and fight climate change by introducing renewable and plant-based materials. Every model in our new inventory contains some amount of plant—from the wheat straw used in the Flex, to the rice hulls in the F-150.

Currently, Ford is working on a new ace for its sustainability plan: Bamboo.

Think of bamboo as a super-plant. It can grow up to three feet in a day, and reach maturity in just two years. And unlike other fast-growing plants, its wood is strong—perhaps because it's…

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Is MPGe the Same Thing as MPG?

When you're buying a car—especially an eco-friendly hybrid—you want to know how efficient it will be. That's why every car comes with an EPA-rated MPG (miles per gallon) rating.

In recent years, you may have seen a second term showing up on electric models (like the Ford Focus Electric) and plug-in hybrids (like the C-Max Energi): MPGe.

What is MPGe? Is it the same as MPG?

Sort of. MPGe stands for Miles Per Gallon equivalent, and it measures how efficiently a vehicle uses electricity. The energy in electricity is converted into terms of gasoline, so it…

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AAA's 6 Tips for a Safer Road Trip

Spring is here! Many Litchfield motorists are already gearing up for summertime, planning out an exciting road trip for the whole family.

Before you go, however, AAA has some advice to keep you on the road.

  • Have your battery tested. Battery failure is one of the most common problems requiring roadside assistance, yet only a third of drivers test their batteries.
  • Check your tires...
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2017 Ford Focus Sedan Marries Safety and Handling in Affordable Package

Are you looking for a compact car that perfectly balances performance and safety? Look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus sedan. The affordable, compact Focus sedan offers sporty handling, a comfortable ride, and a variety of high tech options while still earning a five star government crash test rating. The 2017 Ford Focus comes standard with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, a driver knee airbag, front side airbags and side curtain airbags, and a back up camera. The Ford Sync system includes a feature that will automatically dial 911 in the...
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