Should you use Cruise Control when it’s Raining?

Should you use Cruise Control when it’s Raining?

Have you heard the story of the woman from Texas that was driving with cruise control in a rainstorm, and ended up losing control of her car? Would it surprise you to hear that it’s true? Well, the validity of if that specific story is true is up for debate, but the lessons learned definitely are. So should you use cruise control when it’s raining? It would be safer not to. Read on to learn why! Continue reading

Should I get the scratch in my windshield fixed?

Should I get the scratch in my windshield fixed

Windshield Repair in Jacksonville NC

Ignoring an issue with your car can not only become costly, but also dangerous. But what about if there’s just a minor scratch in the windshield of your car? Well, it’s possible that the scratch you think is minor might actually be worse than you thought. If you’re asking “Should I get the scratch in my windshield fixed?” then you should take a look at the rest of our blog for guidance! Continue reading

Ford comes out with a wheelchair accessible SUV! Can you say game changer?

Wheelchair accessible SUVs

The BraunAbility MXV is sporty and agile.

Wheelchair accessible SUVS for sale in Jacksonville NC

Until now, there were very, very limited options for drivers who need a wheelchair accessible vehicle. However, Ford came out with a first-ever wheelchair accessible SUV, and we must say, it’s pretty cool.

With the help of BraunAbility- the world’s leader in mobility vehicles, Ford is manufacturing the first-ever wheelchair accessible SUV, which may be easier to maneuver, more fun to drive and more stylish. Continue reading

Teaching a new driver can be hard; let us help

Teach teens to drive safely

Best ways to teach a teen to drive

Getting your license for the first time is exhilarating and unforgettable. We bet you remember where you went the first time alone when you just got your license and we also bet you remember the way you felt when you hit the open road by yourself. There’s nothing quite like that first time driving by yourself, but it takes a lot to get to that point.

Nowadays, there are a number of different requirements before a new driver can legally get behind the wheel, but the basics of driving still remain the same: treat the vehicle with respect and always keep a cool head. Continue reading

How does the 2015 Ford Fusion compare to others in terms of safety features?

2015 Ford Fusion safety features compared to other cars

The 2015 Ford Fusion is full of safety features.

2015 Ford Fusion safety features compared to other cars

The 2015 Ford Fusion may be one of the safest sedans available, and you can bet we’re proud that it’s a Ford. Although we’re proud, we’re not super surprised that this vehicle is sweeping other similar makes and models under the rug with all of its advanced safety features and its improved body construction.

Every driver seeks a safe, reliable vehicle, but to varying degrees depending on price, durability, versatility and other automotive needs, but if your end game is getting the safest sedan you can for your money, you might want to take another look at the 2015 Ford Fusion because it has so many features that will blow you away. It also received a 5-star safety rating and is a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Continue reading

So the 2015 Mustang is fast, but is the 2015 Ford Mustang actually safe?

2015 Ford Mustang safety features

The 2015 Ford Mustang is speedy but also safe!

2015 Ford Mustang safety features

By now, we all know that the 2015 Ford Mustang is fast and powerful, but the question we still get is from drivers wanting to know whether or not the 2015 Ford Mustang is actually safe? Up until now, you may have had some questions about whether or not you would actually want to take your family on an extended trip, but we have good news Mustang fans, the 2015 Ford Mustang just received top safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue reading

Did your vehicle make the list of the 2015 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus?

What are the safest Ford vehicles of 2015

The 2015 Ford Focus made the IIHS Top Safety Pick list.

What are the safest Ford vehicles of 2015

What are the safest Ford vehicles of 2015

The 2015 Ford Fusion made the list of IIHS Top Safety Picks.

When it comes to safety, Ford really knows what to do to make sure each and every one of its vehicles put out by the company is in top form. Each model is tested to make sure it is as safe as it can be, and all of the new ford models include tons of advanced, high-tech safety features to keep everyone safe at all times. A few of the most popular safety features include electronic stability control, traction control, a rearview backup camera and a lane-keeping assistance system.

All of these features help Ford vehicles get the recognition they deserve from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when the organization is determining what are the safest Ford vehicles of 2015. Continue reading

Learn About Your Brake Pads

Get your brakes checked at the first sign of trouble.

Get your brakes checked at the first sign of trouble.

Things to Know About Brake Pads

It’s no secret that car parts don’t last forever. Different parts need to be replaced or repaired during a vehicle’s lifespan. Sometimes it’s hard to tell when something is wrong with your car. Something might feel or sound a little different but it’s easy to shake it off as something you just never noticed before. It’s important to be aware of these changes in your vehicle so you can prevent a serious problem. This week at Sanders Ford, we’re going to take a look at a few things to know about brake pads. Continue reading