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MotorWeek Staffers Are All Smiles for 2017 Ford Explorer

Are you searching for a full-size crossover? Well, if so, we here at Hansel Ford have a sneaking suspicion you might like to meet ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Wondering why we feel as we do?

Then, scope the clip below. Here now to highlight some of the Explorer's finest features are our friends over at MotorWeek:

Though far from the brawniest offering in the Explorer catalog, its entry-level 3.5-liter V6 engine is nonetheless excellent.

Pairing with a six-speed automatic transmission, the base six-banger produces a healthy 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is ...

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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle

As we inch forward in the summer months, we often find ourselves planning more trips or outdoor related adventures. Whatever your game plan is this summer, scheduling a service appointment to make sure everything is functioning well under your hood is always a great idea.


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Hansel Ford is proud to let you know that we've got the most talented and expert technicians working their hardest her

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You're unstoppable in the 2017 Ford Explorer

Hansel Ford knows that sometimes your plan doesn't always go as smoothly as you expected. In times like these, driving a vehicle that can adapt at a moment's notice is essential. That’s why investing in the 2017 Ford Explorer is a smart and sound idea.


You don’t stop, so we don’t stop. No matter what time it is. Always Unstoppable. #FordExplorer

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The Ford Explorer is brimming with the latest features, capabilities and technologies. This SUV is outfitted with a…

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Save Money by Getting Your Car Washed

When you get your car washed, be sure to get it waxed at the same time. Nothing beats a clean car, except a clean car with a protective coating of wax. Wax goes a very long way to protecting your vehicle from not only dirt and debris, but also harmful UV trays. Yes, UV rays are even harmful to the exterior paint on cars and not just our skin. Be sure to also get the undercarriage of your vehicle clean, as a lot of dirt and debris can collect there and corrode your car's parts. This is especially important…
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Road Trip in Style and Safety

When you head out on that summer road trip this year, you will want to pack your luggage, snacks, drinks, and your best friends. But there are also some other items you will want to bring along just in case the worst happens.

Jumper cables are important on any trip, as are emergency flares and flashlights, especially if you are travelling at night. Be sure to bring chargers for all your electronic devices, and it might be smart to bring an old-fashioned paper map in the event you lose your GPS connection.

Emergency water is important, as is an emergency…
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Ken Block and Motor Trend Put the 2017 Ford Raptor to the Test



When the 2017 Ford Raptor debuted with a lighter body and V6 engines, many naysayers scoffed, thinking it would never live up to the precedent set by the original. Aside from the engine not sounding as snarly, however, Motor Trend recently proved that the new version isn’t just better than the outgoing truck—it’s absolutely nuts.

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The 2017 Ford F-150: Five Reasons (and Then Some) to Own



Admittedly, there’s not much we can add to the above video above covering the 2017 Ford F-150’s reasons to own. But while it covers America’s favorite pickup on a high level, the details make a big difference. So while the F-150 has class-topping torque, towing, payload, gas mileage, and an impressive lineup of V6 engines, there’s more to set this pickup apart.

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