Lease or Buy?

The choice whether to lease or buy your vehicle is one that requires a little research. Different options work best for different people and situations. There are pros and cons for both leasing and buying. Read below to see which option is best for you.


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Change your oil regularly for a safe and smooth ride

Changing your oil is an important part of being a responsible and conscientious vehicle owner. It is essential to keeping your car moving down the road. Without clean and fresh oil that is changed regularly it becomes a safety issue and can severely damage critical parts of the motor.

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The oil you put in your car is what keeps the entire engine and all its parts spinning and turning. That ca

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Categories: , Exalts the Exceptional 2017 Ford Focus RS

Has your new-vehicle search led you to the hot hatchback segment? Well, if so, we here at All Star Ford think you might like to meet ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

Why, you wonder?

Allow Road Test Editor Dan Ilika to shed some light on the issue; his critique of the Focus RS is available right here:

An altogether mind-blowing bit of machinery, the Focus RS's turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is without question its crowning achievement.

Teaming with a six-speed manual transmission, the turbo-four produces a very prodigious 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

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New Ford Models Smell Different Based on Country

When you visit All Star Ford for a test drive, one of the first things you notice is that delightful new-car smell. It's a little bit like plastic, and a little bit leather, and it's what lets you know the vehicle you're sitting in is fresh from the factory.

In the United States, Ford uses odor testers who use their keen sense of…

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The 2018 Mustang's Quiet Start Mode Will Keep the Neighbors Happy

You're excited about the 2018 Ford Mustang. We understand that. It's going to be an amazing car with all the power you'd expect from a Mustang.

You know who's less excited about your love affair with the Mustang? Your neighbors. For you, a new Mustang means charging down the road with a roaring engine that gets your blood flowing. For your neighbors, it means waking up to the sound of your roaring engine when you leave early to get more time on the road. What's a Mustang driver to do?

You activate the 2018 Mustang…

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Safety, Reliability, and More Make the 2017 Ford Focus the Superior Choice

Did you know that 93% of all Ford Focus models sold in the last 10 years are still cruising around on the roads today? We don't know about you but, if you asked us here at All Star Ford, we'd say that's some pretty exceptional reliability! Even more so, the 2017 Ford Focus knocks the socks off the competition, namely the Hyundai Elantra, thanks to active park assist features and a 5-Star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA - two things the Elantra simply doesn't have. See more below and believe in the difference a Ford vehicle…

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How to Know When That Battery Might be Failing

When your car battery is failing, there are always signs to watch for to catch this before it's too late. Waiting too long can result in being stranded somewhere needing a jump. Now of course you always want to know those signs before they happen, but you also need to know what to watch for to be able to notice the need to get it checked, or even replaced. Here are some tips.

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If your car has no power, then it's too late. Sometimes, you can get a jump and it will be fine…
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Road Trip Precautions Are Wise

An old wise man once said road trip precautions are wise. That's because the old wise man probably broke down in the middle of his road trip. Most of us have been stranded and have our own wise tale to tell. It's an unfortunate situation we all can learn from. You don't need to tell your own wise tale. You can choose to just prepare carefully before your next trip.

Road trip preparations start with your own emergency kit. You can pick out items like flashlights and jumper cables to get it started. You can make sure…
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The Importance of Proper Tire Inspection and Replacement

You're driving home from work, the same thing you do every day at 5 o'clock. Nothing new -- until you hear an explosion. Startled, you somehow manage to pull your vehicle to the shoulder of the road. When you get out of the car to inspect the damage, you quickly realize your assumptions to the noise were correct -- your tire exploded. You change the tire, a dismal process that makes you late for dinner. The next day, you stop off at your local tire shop. The technician said the rim on which the tire had blown, was damaged beyond…
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