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Ford Edge: When Design Comes First

Consumers looking for a good crossover often choose the Ford Edge, a popular midsize SUV. This vehicle will prove to be everything you want and expect in an SUV. It has great style, power and technology features. Its design features make it one of a kind. Come to Auto Plaza Ford Inc. here in De Soto, MO and check it out yourself.

The new Ford Edge has some beautiful yet functional design features starting with the SEL Sport Appearance Package:

  • Rear spoiler
  • 19-inch Magnetic-painted wheels
  • Skid plates in Magnetic
  • Dark headlamps 
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Change a Flat Tire in a Few Easy Steps

Having a flat tire is never a fun situation, but if you know how to change one, you'll be ready when it happens. You'll also know how to do it safely so that you can get your vehicle to a service station as soon as possible.

There are several steps to changing a tire. First, find flat, hard ground that is away from traffic and place an obstacle, such as a heavy rock, behind the wheel of the opposite side that you are raising so that your vehicle doesn't roll. 

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Exhaust System Leaks are Nothing to Sneeze at

If you are driving around De Soto, MO and you think your car is shaking and vibrating more than it should, that might be because you are having a pretty big problem. That could be any number of things, but if it's an exhaust system leak, then you are going to need to get it to the mechanic, either in their own shop or at Auto Plaza Ford Inc.

If that vibrating is going along with a car that appears to have poor gas mileage, then you are really going to have a problem. There is a chance that…

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Engine Cooling System and Radiator Service

It can be very tempting to try and maintain certain areas of your vehicle on your own as a way to save money long-term. We know that the initial purchase of a vehicle is expensive and puts a dent in your budget as time goes on from insurance, gas, maintenance and more. Unfortunately, this type of service is necessary, but we want to make sure that you know that it is important to have our professionals here at Auto Plaza Ford Inc. take care of your vehicle for you so the job is done right; saving you on costly repairs…

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Discover the Benefits of Synthetic Oil

The hum of a well-maintained car is a soothing sound which drivers strive to achieve. Wise drivers heed the recommendation of owners manuals with regard to regular oil changes. Well-qualified technicians can perform these essential car maintenance services on your behalf so you can get back to the De Soto, MO streets. Drivers can experience confusion with regard to oil selection at the service center. Synthetic oil is an excellent option for drivers who require its use.

Service centers will offer many options for your oil change. 

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Stay on the Road With a Full Tank of Gas

Did you know that it is very important for you to have a full tank of gasoline in your car as the temperature drops in De Soto, MO? Gasoline has a lower freezing point than water, and condensation in a partially-filled gas tank can freeze up gas lines and other components which can prevent the vehicle from operating as it was designed.

Not only that, but if you keep your vehicle's tank filled, then you will have fewer times that you will have to go out into the cold in order to pump your gas. 

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Windshield Washer Fluid Promotes Health of System

If you have ever contemplated what the importance of windshield wiper fluid is, we here at Auto Plaza Ford Inc. are happy to announce that there is quite a considerable amount of importance where safety is concerned. Not only is the safety of the driver at stake, but also that of the washer system itself.

Windshield washer fluid is the primary means that a driver has to clean off their windshield. This system must be maintained regularly in order to continue peak performance. 

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Explore the Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment Center

Just like many things Ford has to offer, the SYNC 3 Infotainment System has multiple uses and capabilities that are friendly for users of all demographics. Ford has spent a long time developing the system, with their main goal of SYNC 3 being incredibly user-friendly with its flawless interface.

Connect to Bluetooth with either your Android or Apple phone, and you are met with the ability to control the system with your phone. 

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Blind Spot Monitoring Helps You Drive Safely

You have probably experienced, like most drivers, a close call just because you did not see someone riding in your blind spot. The blind spot is that area that is located just to the rear and to either side of your vehicle. Your mirrors do not pick up the reflection of the vehicle because it is out of their range. The Ford Blind Spot Information System utilizes sensors to pick up any vehicle that is within 10 feet of the back of your vehicle.

The most common way to check if there is a car back there is to look…

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Be Effective and Productive with the 2017 Ford F-150

Despite what some may think, there is a difference between hard work and productivity. While a Prius may work just as hard, it wouldn't exactly be productive in hauling your mattress to your next home.

With the 2017 Ford F-150, you can now work hard and be productive while doing it. Designed for maximum efficiency, the 2017 Ford F-150 is spacious with its custom interior, all new turbo chargers for increasing its boost - this truck is nothing but powerful. 

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