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Recall on Select 2017 Ford Focus Vehicles is in Effect

If you own or lease a 2017 Ford Focus, it may be under recall. Ford is aware of a problem having to do with the welding of the second-row seatback on the left-hand side of the vehicle. Approximately 700 vehicles in the U.S. may have inadequate weld penetration, which could result in reduced strength, creating a higher risk of injury in a crash.

To date, Ford isn't aware of any injuries associated with the issue—in other words, this…

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Explaining the 2018 Ford Mustang's "Quiet Start" Mode

You get up early for a road trip and you're excited. Who wouldn't be? You've been itching to cut loose with your 2018 Ford Mustang and now you have hours of highway driving to do it. You can't wait to start the engine and get going.

Here's the though. It's not just early. It's early. No worries. You bought a 2018 Mustang GT with Quiet Start. When you slip behind the wheel, you activate Quiet Start and switch on the engine. It purrs quietly to life and you start your trip while the…

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The Ford Explorer is unstoppable, just like you

You need to get going when the going gets tough sometimes, which is why an unstoppable vehicle is key. Barber Ford has the ultimate choice for you: the unstoppable 2017 Ford Explorer.


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's ability to take on tough terrain with ease makes it desirable for both urban and rural drivers. The Explorer features a 3.5-liter engine w

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2017 Ford Escape Gets Great Marks from Autotrader Team

Are you seeking suggestions for your next compact crossover? Well, if so, you've most certainly come to the right spot, as we here at Barber Ford have a great one for you to consider.

Its name?

Why, none other than the 2017 Escape! Check the clip below to hear all about it from Autotrader reviewer Debra Shigley:

If your wish is to enjoy the very best the Escape has to offer, you may well meet your match in its range-topping model, the Titanium.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a power liftgate with an exclusive foot sensor, keyless entry…

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An Inside Look at the Loud, Lusty 2017 Ford Focus RS

If you haven't yet had a chance to check out our esteemed American automaker's hot hatch, the 2017 Focus RS, we here at Barber Ford hate to be the bearer of bad news, but ...

You more than likely are missing out.

Don't sweat it, though, as Road Test Editor Dan Ilika is here today to help you play catch-up. Join him in the clip below:

As Mr. Ilika is quick to point out, the Focus RS's turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is downright divine.

Teaming with a six-speed manual transmission, the four-cylinder pushes out…

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Are You Prepared for Your Road Trip?

Going on a long road trip? Are you prepared? If you are not sure how to get prepared, then don't panic-it's not difficult. You want to make sure that your fluids are topped up, like your windshield washer fluid, oil, and gas. Make sure that your tires are properly inflated and your insurance and registration are up to date. If you're traveling with kids, make sure you keep your sanity and pack lots of things for them to do. Be sure to also plan a few things to do along the way as well as at your…
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Getting Your Car Washed is Important

Getting your car washed should be considered as a necessity, as opposed to something to do to get your car looking nice for a few rides out in town. This is because the dirt that collects on the surface of a vehicle can cause the paint to chip off along with it when the owner attempts to remove it. When a vehicle is covered with dirt, the dirt can dry up and cause the paint to stick along with it over time. This is why it is highly recommended for vehicle owners to ensure that they are doing everything within…
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Summer Trip Fuel Economy Tips

Spring is here and summer vacation time for the family is near! Time to start making plans on where to go and what to do. One of the main worries people have when planning these trips is how much they are going to spend on fuel. If your car is experiencing fuel economy problems, there are a few steps you can take to make sure you're getting the most of your dollar.
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