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Learn More About The Drivetrain In Your New Ford

Are AWD and 4WD the same thing? Would a FWD or RWD sedan get better traction on wet roads? These are just a couple of the questions we’re commonly asked by our customers at Capitol Ford Lincoln in Santa Fe, NM and here’s a brief overview of each, including the advantages and disadvantages that accompany them:


If you’re looking for a new Ford sedan, chances are it will be FWD, which means…

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Park With Ease In The 2017 Ford Escape

 

Since the introduction of the first vehicle, designers and manufacturers have been coming up with ways to improve every detail. Many advancements have been made over the years and things like power steering and cruise control, for example, make driving a car much easier. Seat belts and the LATCH system have greatly improved vehicle safety, while automatic windows and locks added an extra layer of convenience to traveling.


But, until recently, one troublesome area remained…

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Your Next Tire Rotation is a Phone Call Away

For as long as vehicles have been manufactured, tire rotation has been a standard recommendation for making sure the tires wear evenly. There isn’t any other way to assure this process other than moving the tires from front to back consistently.

As you drive your vehicle, the rubber compound is wearing down mile by mile. However, even though the tires are moving in the same direction, they don’t wear down as evenly as you would expect. Because of this, tire rotation becomes an important element for the standard maintenance of your vehicle. It is one of the easiest…
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Two Simple Changes to Increase Fuel Economy

If you are tired of never being able to pass a gas station, then you might want to take a look at your driving habits. The way that you drive can change your fuel economy by up to 15 percent, so it might be time to change your driving habits.

Watching your speed is the most important way that you can make your gasoline go further. Driving under 65 miles per hour can greatly increase your fuel economy. The average car in the United States achieves 25 miles per gallon. Keeping your speed under 65 miles per hour can increase…
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Keep a Life-Saver Kit in Your Car

Having an emergency kit in your car can prove invaluable. But just be sure to include all of the necessities so that you will be prepared for any and all situations that you may find yourself in. Make sure that you have an ice scraper or snow brush, and windshield washer fluid. You always want to have good visibility. Also be sure to pack a foldable shovel, sand, salt, or cat litter-these items can get you out of a sticky situation. Jumper cables and flares or reflective triangles are vital to have so that you can get a boost and…
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The 2017 Ford Escape: Safety Never Looked so Good


The 2017 Ford Escape delivers some of the most innovative safety features that you could ever want. Imagine being on a long drive, be it a family road trip or a nice weekend getaway, and having a more relaxing and safe driving experience. You don't have to dream about this type of experience when you're behind the wheel of an all new Ford Escape. Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support is an available feature that will allow for you to have one of the most enjoyable time covering all of the miles ahead of…
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Capitol Ford Looking Forward to Ford Bronco and Ford Ranger

According to the Free Press and USA Today, the Ford brand will bring back the the Ford Bronco sport-utility vehicle and Ford Ranger midsize pickup truck. At Capitol Ford Lincoln, we're thrilled to learn that the automaker is bringing back two incredible models to the Ford family, and we can't wait to tell you what to expect from them.

The original Ford Bronco was introduced in 1966 and production ended in 1996. The…
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Capitol Ford Lincoln Helps Your Vehicle Transition Smoothly Into Spring

Spring is right around the corner, and as a car owner, that is probably a very stressful time for you. It is a time when your vehicle needs car washing, maintenance, repairs, etc. Here at Capitol Ford Lincoln, we can offer some steps you can take to smoothly transition from winter to the warmer weather.

So what are the steps that car owners should take? Processes like car washes/waxes, cleaning floors and the interior…
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Welcome to Capitol Ford!

 
At Capitol Ford Lincoln in Santa Fe, NM, we offer a unique financing plan called The Capitol Plan, which was created to help you enjoy the best part of the cars life and provide you with options at that halfway point. The plan allows our customers to enjoy the latest in technology and safety and fuel savings, as well as taking advantage of the most economical method of acquiring a new vehicle. Customers on the…
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