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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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Get Where You're Going with Seasonal Maintenance Services

If you feel the road calling your name as the seasons change, you need to know that your car will get you where you want to go. As Martinsville switches to the autumn season, be sure to get your car checked out to make sure it is ready for all that is to come at Nelson Ford.

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— Scamper smith (@ScamperSmith) October 4, 2017

When you get seasonal maintenance services completed on your vehicle, you can know that every part of it will be looked over...

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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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Ford F-150's Improved Engines Bring Unexpected Benefits

The 2018 Ford F-150 will make a lot of improvements to the already winning formula provided by the 2017 F-150. Key among them are a series of new and improved engine options that will add even more functionality to this excellent truck. And while some of these engine options will bring more power, a few will have the benefit of better fuel mileage.

The 2018 F-150's 3.3-liter V6 engine, for instance, will improve on the fuel economy of the 3.5-liter engine it's replacing, offering 19/22/25 MPG. It will also provide a 2.7-liter EcoBoost…

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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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2017 Ford Focus RS is One Incredible, High-Flying Hatch

No matter how you slice it, there sure is an awful lot to appreciate about our esteemed American automaker's hot hatchback, the 2017 Focus RS. It is, far and away, one of the most impressive vehicles we here at Nelson Ford have ever encountered.

Yet, what makes it so?

Here with an explanation is AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika; check out his review of the Focus RS in the clip below:

We could sing the praises of the Focus RS's engine -- a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder -- for days on end.

Coupling with a six-speed manual transmission…

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Fuel Saving Tips for Your Car!

Have you ever wished for gas prices to go down for good? Do you ever drive your car all the way to empty before trying to fill up your tank? Well you are not alone, my friend, in trying to save money on gas for your car. But whether your car takes regular unleaded or premium, there are ways that you can save money on gas everyday if you use your head!

First, when driving, avoid sudden acceleration from stop lights. By slowly raising your engine you are not burning as much fuel as if you were full speed ahead…
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MotorWeek Highlights Choicest Qualities of 2017 Ford Explorer

Are you shopping the full-size crossover class for your next daily driver? Well, if so, please allow your friends here at Nelson Ford to offer a word of advice:

Ours -- the 2017 Explorer -- is, by all accounts, a must-see machine.

And you're sure to understand just what we mean after scoping the clip below, a video review of the Explorer from the good folks at MotorWeek. Have at it right here:

Swanky and sophisticated, the Explorer's range-topping trim -- the Platinum -- delivers the goods in just about every manner imaginable.

Standard features on this model include a punchy, 365-horsepower…

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