Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Vehicle?

Buying a new vehicle requires a big investment by the buyer and deciding how to pay for it is an important decision. If you have to money on hand you may decide that you want to pay cash, but if you're like many Americans, you'll probably require financing. The choice to buy or lease depends on your needs. Below are some pros and cons of buying and leasing.

Buying Pros

  • You have ownership…
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Schedule a routine oil change for your car today

Keeping your engine clean is important. Your oil works hard to remove all the contaminants that would otherwise cause damage, friction, and wear on the moving parts of your ride. In order to do its job, your motor oil needs to be clean so it has the capacity to collect all the "bad" stuff.

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Changing your oil regularly here at Academy Ford Sales is important so it doesn't get too saturated to do its

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Is a new or used car right for me?

When buying a car, you have a lot of choices, from color to size and style to options. But first thing’s first: do you want to buy new or used? The answer to this question will shape your entire car-buying process, so it’s important to consider your options.


Why buy new

For some people, there’s nothing like the feeling of getting behind the wheel of a brand new car. No one has…

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2017 Ford Focus RS is So Much More than Some Run-of-the-Mill Hatchback

If you're seeking a high-performance hatchback for your next daily driver, we here at Academy Ford Sales think you'd match up quite nicely with ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

How come?

The clip below should spell it out. Link up with Road Test Editor Dan Ilika, as he puts the Focus RS through its paces:

Of the Focus RS's many winning qualities, its turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is arguably the most impressive.

Syncing with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, the engine makes a monstrous 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque…

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Need Your Ford to Look Spotless in 5 Minutes?

You've known your anniversary was coming for months, but somehow cleaning the car before your big evening on the town slipped your mind until 20 minutes before your dinner reservation.

Life can sneak up on us in many ways, but we always want our car to make a good impression. Here are a few Autoblog Details tips to have your Ford looking spotless in just a few minutes.

  • Throw out any trash—don't forget to…
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With the 2017 Ford Focus, There's No Comparison

Finding the right vehicle for your needs is important; what's the point of driving if it can't be exciting and enjoyable, right? Well, if you're in the market for a compact sedan that's a cut above the rest, look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus found right here at Academy Ford Sales! The automaker has compared it to a main rival in the video below - the Hyundai Elantra - and it's easy to see how the Focus comes out ahead thanks to active park assist technologies and a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA…

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Need to Tow Some Stuff During Your Travels? The Ford Expedition Has Your Back!

If you are embarking on a road trip, then you likely will be towing something with you. Whether that is a trailer, or something smaller, you need your vehicle to offer both power and durability.

With the Ford Expedition, you get that and much more. As you can see in this helpful video, the Ford Expedition offers a lot of excellent features and capabilities that are not available with competitors.

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Has your new-car search led you to the midsize sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Academy Ford Sales would be downright delighted to introduce you to ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why is that, you ask?

Receive the need-to-know details from Managing Editor Jodi Lai; her assessment of the Fusion is available in the clip below:

In our mind, there is no quibbling with an entry-level engine like the Fusion's, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder.

Standard on the S and SE models, the base four-banger generates a healthy 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. A…

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2017 Ford Explorer Makes Waves with MotorWeek Team

Are you seeking a full-size SUV for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Academy Ford Sales think you'd be wise to add ours, the 2017 Explorer, to your short list.

Why, though?

Please allow our pals over at MotorWeek to explain; their critique of the Explorer is as follows:

The Explorer's top-tier trim -- the Platinum -- provides sportiness and sophistication simultaneously.

Standard features on this model include a muscly, 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance platform, adaptive cruise control, ventilated front ...

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