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Being Prepared for Going Out Traveling a Holiday Road Trip

Keep in mind that as the holiday gets closer than there is going to be a tremendous amount of traffic to navigate this year. Most drivers wait until the last minute and pile onto the highways the day before the holiday, but our team at Nelson Ford has quality advice for you and your family:

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SYNC 3 Infotainment: Voice Activated

The newest Ford SYNC3 Infotainment system is fantastic for busy drivers. This enables you to safely drive on the road, and your kids will like the ride. If you would want to upgrade the way you make your life easy, you should take a look at some of the latest models we have to show you.

You've got the freedom to use your voice with the SYNC 3 Infotainment System. The intelligent applications remember your voice and respond accordingly. You are able to connect your phone using Bluetooth and play all of your favorite music without even touching it…

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Keep Your Pet Comfortable and Happy When Traveling

As you load up your new SUV or minivan from here at Nelson Ford and you get ready to head out of Martinsville, VA, it is important for you to do what you can to help your pet have a comfortable and happy trip. You want your pet to enjoy the trip as much as you and the rest of your family.

  • Allow your pet to run around outside before you head out on your trip to burn off some energy.
  • Stop often so that your pet can get out and spend time in the fresh air.
  • Be patient with…
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2017 F-250 Super Duty Packs the Power to Get the Job Done

The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is what Car and Driver calls "a trucker's truck." It packs a huge amount of power for when you have a big job to get done, and while it does have modern upgrades to make the cabin livable, it is relatively Spartan, making it more of a work truck than a personal vehicle.

The Super Duty is available in several trim levels and two engine options…

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The Ford Explorer can't stop, won't stop

Even superheroes need a little backup sometimes. The 2017 Ford Explorer compliments an unstoppable driver swimmingly and we're proud to offer it to drivers around the Martinsville area here at Nelson Ford.

 

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 boasts extreme versatility, rugged durability and a level of comfort that can't be topped. This SUV delivers a smooth, steady ri

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Understanding Ford's Latest Eco-Friendly Materials

Do Ford's recent choices about plant-based vehicle materials have you feeling... bamboozled? Worry not, the experts at Nelson Ford are here to demystify it for you!

In the past decade, Ford Motor Company has begun replacing synthetic materials (plastics and petroleum-based foams) with sustainable ones. The idea, in a nutshell, is that the Earth has only a limited amount of petroleum oil, which takes millions of years to produce, but has an unlimited amount of plants, which grow and replace themselves quickly. Ford's first plant-based product was soy foam, which is now used in all...

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Can the Best-Selling Truck in America Beat Its Past Self in a Ford F-150 Face Off?

It's a blast from the past when a 1995 Ford F-150 XLT squares off against the brand new 2017 Ford F-150. But which will win?

It's easy to guess that in 20 years, Ford Motor Company has made significant advances in power and performance. The 1995 F-150 had 230 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, while the new model leaps over its predecessor with 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet torque.

However, which is better may not be such a cut-and-dry question, but a matter of preference.

The owner of the 1995 F-150 has lovingly maintained it, outfitting it…

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The Interior Of The 2017 Ford Fusion

The interior of the all new Ford Fusion is more comfortable and luxurious than ever before. Most standard models of the Ford Fusion offer interior features such as dome lamp and map lights as well as dual illuminated visor mirrors. Other interior features include integrated front door storage, power door locks, a message center, as well as a tilt and telescoping steering wheel. Most of the Ford Fusion models offer a push start button, as well as hill start assist and front and rear roof grab handles. Some optional models of the 2017 Ford Fusion do offer all weather...
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2017 Ford Explorer Incorporates Luxury and Durability

Often, people believe they have to sacrifice luxury and style when it comes to finding a durable car. However, this is not true, the perfect example being the 2017 Ford Explorer. The 2017 Ford Explorer is an SUV meant to handle rough weather while still having a classy look and having all the latest features to be super comfy. Being durable enough to haul up to 5,000 pounds, this SUV is perfect for families. Soccer moms or soccer dads can take their family place to place without a worry.

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Comfort & Style with The 2017 Ford Escape

If you are looking for a larger car that still offers great gas mileage, do not look past the 2017 Ford Escape. Big enough to be an SUV yet, compact enough to be used for everyday travel, the 2017 Ford Escape has it all. It is great on gas mileage with some models offering more than 21 miles per gallon on the street and even up to 29 miles per gallon on the highway. It is the perfect vehicle for larger families as it has a max seating capacity of 5 with plenty of head and legroom to appreciate...

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