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What To Do When You Are Planning A Road Trip

A well-planned road trip is a good, memorable trip. The best thing to do to get prepared is to plan in advance, and check everything to make sure that you and your family have an enjoyable trip.
Problems can make for a bad time. The best thing to do is look ahead. Take your car to your dealer and have their technicians check your belts and fluids. Also have your tires and brakes looked at as well.

Clean your vehicle. Wash it thoroughly and have the inside vacuumed as well. Remove all the trash and other items that will get…
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Washing Your Car - A Day of Family Fun

Sunday afternoons in the summer are the perfect time to wash your car. This is a fun activity your whole family can take part in. Even the little ones can enjoy using the bucket and sponge. For your teenage son polishing your car may just be his favorite part of the week.

Although, this is a fun activity there is actually a number of good reasons to wash your car. Washing and waxing your car can bring back the new car shine. Not only does it give one a sense of pride, it helps to maintain the paint on the…
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Some Ways to Increase Fuel Economy in Your Vehicle

You may think that driving a newer car is getting you the best fuel efficiency that you can get, right? The truth is that while most of today’s newer cars have great fuel economy, simply driving a new car isn’t always enough to ensure that you are getting the most out of every gallon. Here are a couple of tips that can help you get great gas mileage with your new car and better fuel efficiency out of your older one.

Adjust your commute so that you do not have to drive during rush hours. Many companies today…
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Duct tape, the universal roadside emergency tool

With enough duct tape, you might be able to solve any problem. Well, maybe not any problem. But duct tape will help solve the little problems that might leave you stuck on the side of the road.

Duct tape has a myriad of uses, from medical to car repair. You could, for instance, make a small sling for a broken arm. You could patch a torn seat cushion. You might even be able to reattach broken or falling parts in your car. Duct tape works wonders for quick and dirty repairs to dangling hoses like your windshield washer supply hose…
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2017 Ford Explorer Receives High Praise from MotorWeek Pundits

If we at Zumbrota Ford were to detail the finest features of the 2017 Explorer, our esteemed American automaker's full-size SUV, we very likely would be here for quite some time. That list, as it turns out, is a mighty long one.

So, rather than take this approach, we thought we'd link the following video.

Join the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek, as they take the Explorer out for a test run:

Quite possibly our favorite model throughout the Explorer portfolio, the penultimate Sport no doubt has a whole heck of a lot going for itself.

Standard equipment on…

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Give Your Windshield the Facelift it Deserves

We know you love your vehicle. It's gotten you through life and work under several different conditions. Some of those conditions such as hail, rocks & pebbles, and other factors that can be heavy on glass may be showing up on your windshield. Your windshield deserves a facelift for all that it has helped you get to and through.

Our automotive shop can help restore your windshield back to its original glory. You may not even be able to see any visible damage to your windshield, but our team can perform an inspection that will detect minor chips and cracks…
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The 2017 Ford C-Max Putting the Fun Back in Economical


For the recent college grad looking for an economical way to get to work, but still wanting to be able to have an adventure packed weekend, the new 2017 Ford C-Max is a perfect fit. This hybrid offers great fuel efficiencies pushing 41mpg, but can still reach 60mph in around 7 seconds so you won't feel like you're stuck in gas saver mode. The easy 6-hour charging system means you just plug it in when you get home and it'll be ready to go in the morning. As a hatchback, there is plenty of room for people…
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How Ford Fusion's EcoBoost Is Changing the Game

Ford has always been known for its powerful engines and the 2017 Ford Fusion is no exception. These engines come in 1.5L, 2.0L, and 2.7L. For you individuals who love to have that extra horsepower under the hood, the Fusion delivers on all promises thanks to its Direct Injection, Turbo Charging Capabilities and Twin Independent Variable Cam Timing. With all of these variables coming together, this car becomes a high output machine that's easy on fuel.

The Fusion's 2.7L Turbo Charged Engine coughs up 325 Horsepower at 350Lb Ft of Torque...

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The 2017 Ford Focus: Style at an Affordable Price

You are a young professional, and you are striving to make a vital presence in your community. You deserve to drive an automobile that offers you style at an affordable price. The 2017 Ford Focus is the automobile designed especially for you. Starting at an extremely affordable price, the 2017 Ford Focus offers a handsome style derived from its sedan or hatchback models. Take also into account the fantastic mileage that the 2017 Ford Focus offers (estimated 27/40 MPG)...

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