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Why You Should Request Genuine OEM Parts for Your Repairs

At some point in the ownership of your vehicle, you will need to buy replacement parts. Whether it's due to regular wear-and-tear or an accident. You have a choice of purchasing aftermarket parts or OEM parts. Fortunately for you and local Kirkland drivers, our Parts Center is only stocked with high quality replacements to serve each of our Ford customers.

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Ford Turns the Heat (Way) Up for its Hot Hatch, the 2017 Focus RS

When it comes to the wild world of hot hatchbacks, there's the 2017 Focus RS and then there's, well ... all others. No doubt one of the most spectacular in its segment, Ford really outdid itself with this one.

Wondering why we feel like we do?

Then, join AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika in the clip below; he's here to tally the top traits of the Focus RS:

The main event of the Focus RS is, without question, its turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine.

Coupling with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, this four-banger…

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Ford Tests Signals for Self-Driving Cars to Communicate with Humans Sharing the Road

In theory, every decision we make in our car is dictated by traffic laws and right-of-way—always yield for pedestrians in crosswalks, traffic turning left yields to traffic going straight, etc.

In real life, we know it doesn't always works out so perfectly. Communication between drivers, and between drivers and pedestrians is often necessary. Nodding to a pedestrian lets them know you see them in the crosswalk and will yield. Waving to a driver lets them know you're letting them make a left in front of you, so they can get through the nightmarish congestion of city traffic…

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Details of the 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Revealed

We've been looking forward to the upcoming 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor for quite some time now and, if you have been too, you can relate to our jealousy of the folks at The Fast Lane getting to take one out for a test drive. In the video below, you can watch for yourself and hear about some of the updates the 2018 Raptor is receiving. With new exterior color options, a new tailgate logo, and a new premium sound system from Bang & Olufsen, you can be sure that this will be the best Raptor yet.

 

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What Does MotorWeek Enjoy about the 2017 Ford Explorer?

Here at Ford of Kirkland, we love it when one of our own receives praise from the automotive media. For us, it's an experience that truly never gets old.

And, fortunately, it's one we were able to once again enjoy, as the fine folks at MotorWeek recently reviewed our full-size SUV standout, the 2017 Explorer.

Wondering what they liked best? Then, check the clip below:

Those who value fuel economy will likely want to consider the Explorer's mid-level engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder. Optional on the Base and XLT trims, this turbo-four boasts a beefy 280…

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2017 Escape: Fueling Capability


Our new lineup of 2017 Ford Escape SUVs combines technology, performance and capability to create a top pick vehicle. The available intelligent four wheel drive system makes it easy to drive in many different weather conditions by constantly monitoring traction and road conditions. It can also transfer torque from its front wheels to its back wheels depending on what is needed for precise handling.

When given the right equipment, the Ford Escape is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds. When trailer sway becomes a problem, trailer sway control technology takes action to keep both...
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The 2017 Ford Focus is the Perfect Car for Any Weather


Whether it is raining, snowing or a perfect sunny day, the 2017 Ford Focus is there for you to tackle any travel challenge.

The one-touch down window system and an optional moonroof will let you feel the breeze from every angle on your journey. The 104-inch wheelbase provides a front wheel or all-wheel drive option, sure to provide safety during those harsh winter months. The SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility and driver-assist technologies ensure your focus is...
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Ford provides innovative cabin storage space for its upcoming 2017 Ford Super Duty!

For all their expansive beds, enhanced horsepower and torque, and range of innovative technology, there's one crucial component of automotive that is a consistent stumbling block for many trucks in the modern market: functional interior storage space. Sure, it may seem like a minor issue, but when you consider how many accessories there are out there for affixing your phone to the air vents within arm's reach, or stowing your sunglasses in an attachable compartment to the mirror or sun visor, it becomes abundantly clear how great the need is for easily accessible storage in the truck 

 

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AutoGuide Review: New 2016 Ford F-150 Features "Pro Trailer Backup Assist"

The 2016 Ford F-150 doesn't come along with big news like it did last year, when Ford debuted the new aluminum body. But this year's F-150 does have some significant improvements (engine power) and a very neat new feature, according to a new review in AutoGuide.

The 2016 F-150 is available with either a 2.7 liter or 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost V6. The 2.7-liter version is designed as a smaller and more economical version. In either case, the turbo boost was significant and supplied rapid acceleration. AG also made note of the 2016 F-150's superb…

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