Inflate vehicle safety with Ford’s brilliant innovation

How Do Inflatable Seat Belts Work?Ford Inflatable Seat Belts

Since with the Ford Explorer in 2011, Ford has been equipping its vehicles with inflatable seat belts to help reduce the impact of a collision on passengers. Like a traditional airbag, the rear-seat seat belts automatically inflate in milliseconds to absorb some of the impact. Designed specifically for rear seat passengers, the airbag-like safety restraint is easier on the bones of children or elderly passengers that more frequently ride in the back. Ford’s brilliant innovation has been tested time and time again by safety engineers to show the effectiveness of reducing the risk of injury by distributing crash force energy across an area five times larger than the traditional seat belt. Continue reading

A facelift for the 2015 Ford Focus

2015 Ford Focus

2015 Ford Focus Jacksonville NC

As the compact car segment continues to be one of the most competitive in the industry, Ford is making sure its on top of its game to compete with recently redesigned models like the Mazda3 and the Chevy Cruze. To do so, Ford is giving its compact sedan a refresh for the 2015 model year. Unveiled at the New York Auto Show in mid April, the 2015 Ford Focus in Jacksonville NC is a staple of the Ford lineup and the compact class that continues to evolve for the new model year. Continue reading

Come together to commemorate our fallen servicemembers

Sanders Ford Military Appreciation

2014 Memorial Day Events Jacksonville NC

Whether it’s a personal moment of silence, a grand parade, or a small gathering at a military cemetery, it’s important we all take time this Memorial Day weekend to appreciate those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The selfless individuals who have come before us and fought for the rights and freedoms we have today should never be forgotten. There are several opportunities to come together as a community to commemorate our fallen armed forces. Take note of these 2014 Memorial Day events near Jacksonville NC and get out to show your support and respect for our current and former servicemembers. Continue reading

Pricing announced, orders open for next-generation Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang Price

2015 Ford Mustang Price

Each day that passes by is another day closer to the arrival of the 2015 Ford Mustang at Sanders Ford, but it feels like we got a lot closer today than we have over the course of the past few months. Why? Because today Ford officially released the 2015 Ford Mustang price and the company is now accepting orders from Ford dealers (that’s us!) for the next-generation models. Continue reading

A clash of compact cars

2014 Ford Focus vs. Subaru Impreza

2014 Ford Focus vs. Subaru Impreza

2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Toyota Corolla

The compact car segment has grown in popularity over the past decade as many drivers feel the pinch of higher gas prices. Seeking fuel efficiency without sizing all the way down to subcompact options, compact cars like the 2014 Ford Focus deliver tight handling, fun-loving performance, and outstanding fuel economy figures. As the compact car segment attracts more shoppers, each automaker continues to revamp its entries to compete for consumers’ attention. To help in your search, we’ll compare the 2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza to ensure you have what you need to make a decision. Continue reading

2015 Ford Mustang Goes to Outer Space

Ford Mustang Outer Space

A 50th anniversary is a very big deal, especially in the automotive industry where a half century of success is an extremely rare achievement. That said, it is one that Ford has reached with its iconic pony car — the Ford Mustang. To celebrate that anniversary, Ford is pulling out all the stunts. At the New York Auto Show, when the Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition was unveiled, Ford also had a 2015 Ford Mustang overlooking the city from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, just as the pony car did 50 years ago when it was making its debut. Continue reading

A subcompact with space!

2014 Ford Fiesta

2014 Ford Fiesta Trunk Space

The idea of a subcompact car is appealing to a lot of drivers, especially those that frequently drive in the city and appreciate the convenient size. Offering outstanding fuel economy in the city and on the highway and an extremely fun experience behind the wheel, the 2014 Ford Fiesta is an appealing option in the subcompact segment. One things that concerns drivers about the 2014 Ford Fiesta is its trunk space. Certainly, that’s a valid concern in a subcompact car, but that doesn’t mean you have as little trunk space as you might think. In fact, the 2014 Ford Fiesta’s trunk space is rather roomy. Continue reading

What’s new in the 2015 Ford Expedition?

2015 Ford Expedition New Features

For families that require the space of a minivan and the power of a pickup truck, we have some very good news for you. The Ford Expedition is being redesigned for the 2015 model year to offer more power and better fuel-economy. Sounds pretty good, right? While you’ll have to wait until near the end of 2014 for the 2015 Ford Expedition to arrive on the lot, we’re confident it will be well worth the wait. We’ll tell you what’s new in the 2015 Ford Expedition and you can decide how the next-generation full-size SUV will fit your needs. Continue reading