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MotorWeek is All Smiles for Spectacular 2017 Ford Explorer

If your new-vehicle hunt has brought you to the full-size crossover class, we here at Mountain Home Auto Ranch think it's high time you had a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Ford Explorer.

Wondering why we feel like we do?

Then, click "play" on the clip below. Here now to tally some of the Explorer's choicest qualities are the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek:

Talk about an attractive entry-level offering -- that's exactly what one will get with the Explorer's brilliant Base trim.

Standard features on this model include 18-inch wheels, cruise control, a 60/40-split…

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More to Love in the 2017 Ford Edge

We know that the 2017 Ford Edge has a lot of competition out there so, today, we'd like to show you how readily it outwits one main rival: the Subaru Outback. Offering features like a hands-free foot-activated liftgate, the ability to tow up to 3,500 pounds, and available enhances park assist for easy parallel parking, the Edge leaves the Outback in its dust. See more of it below and prepare to fall in love with the mid-size crossover SUV of your dreams:

 


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Make your getaway with the Ford Escape

The folks here at Mountain Home Auto Ranch want you to embrace every moment of summer. That's why we highly recommend taking the wheel of the 2017 Ford Escape and hitting the road for a well-deserved getaway.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The Ford Escape's versatility makes it perfect for trekking smooth highways or the unbeaten path. The Escape comes with a 2.5-liter en

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The Eternal Importance of Correct Tire Pressure

There's hardly anything on a car more important to performance and safety than tires. At the same time, it’s easy to forget or overlook them when considering your car's regular maintenance. Making sure your tires are filled correctly is one of the easiest maintenance tasks.

It's also one of the most important.

Safety

Underfilling or overfilling your tires could result in disaster. Each vehicle has a specific pressure at which it's considered safe to drive on tires. Vary from that pressure and you could have a blowout on your hands. 

 

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2017 Ford Fusion Wins Acclaim from KBB.com Team

Are you seeking a midsize sedan for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Mountain Home Auto Ranch feel you may well flip your lid for ours, the 2017 Ford Fusion.

And what makes us say that?

Glean some insight from the clip below; here now to provide you the most pertinent information about the Fusion is Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio:

A base model that doesn't skimp on the good stuff, the Fusion S is a straight-up stunner.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, a rearview camera…

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Synthetic Oil: A Pointless Upsell, or Invaluable Advantage?

In a nationwide survey, almost half of American drivers say they are not sure that synthetic motor oil is any better for their engine than conventional oil, which is significantly cheaper. In fact, many survey respondents said they believe synthetic oil is a needless up-sell by greedy repair facilities—which makes sense, since more than half of American drivers don't trust service centers.

When it comes...

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You Compare Cars Before Buying—What About Your Child's Car Seat?

Parents in the Twin Falls area trust Mountain Home Auto Ranch to help them find the safest Ford, Chevy, Lincoln, GMC, Buick, and Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, and Jeep vehicles for their families. But car seats are critically important to the safety of your child, whether you are driving the safest full-sized SUV in the world, or the frailest subcompact. Normal seat belts are not designed for small children, so properly...

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8 Differences Between the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado

There is strong brand loyalty in the truck world. Trash-talking another driver's brand might just be fighting words, and the biggest rivalry of them all is between the Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Both occupy the same class, and recent Chevy commercials taking shots at the Ford's aluminum body have added fuel to the flames.

At Mountain Home Auto Ranch, we don't have to take sides. We're proud to provide truck enthusiasts in the Twin Falls area with new Ford F-150 trucks and the new Chevy Silverado 1500.

Caught in between? Here are a…

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Roadside Emergency Kit

Accidents happen to good people, and they have surely have happened to you. Sometimes bad things happen to good people for what seems to be no reason at all. In your life, you expect your vehicle to run well and properly, and sometimes that's taken for granted. If you don't keep up the maintenance on your car you run the risk of your vehicle breaking down, causing major problems and headaches.

Don't run this risk of being unprepared. Keep an roadside emergency kit with you as you commute or travel. Not being prepared for any emergency as…
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Getting Fuel Economy Improvements The Right Way

Improving your fuel economy is not going to be a hard thing to work with. If you own a car, even if it's older, you can get more out of the gas you put into it, if you just follow a few expert bits of advice. Start with filling up before your tank gets to the "E" mark, and then try these simple things.

Get A Fuel Injection Flush

For those with older cars, a fuel injection flush is recommended at around 50,000 miles or so. This is going to flush out the deposits left behind by gasoline…

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