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The Ford SYNC 3 System


The Ford SYNC 3 system makes driving a pleasure. The SYNC 3 System delivers a seamless connected experience with Wi-Fi, app control, and button-less navigation.

Voice recognition is what drives the Ford Sync system. Ford SYNC 3 allows for your driving experience to be hands-free.

Answering the phone, handling the radio, and even some of the most popular apps can be navigated with the Ford SYNC 3 System.

Ford SYNC 3 combines with Ford Pass to make many remote commands to your vehicle.

In such a connected world the SYNC Connect feature can...
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Get Your Holiday Treats to The Party Safely

Are you traveling this holiday season? Whether you've got a bit of a long drive or you're celebrating with local friends and family, chances are you'll be transporting food to your holiday get-together. To ensure that your car doesn't sustain any food spills during your trip, here are some tips for packaging your food for travel.

Protecting your interior from food is a must. Cover your back seat with a large blanket so that food will get on the blanket instead of your car. You can also use large pieces of plastic wrap to cover the…
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Why Pay the Higher Prices for Dealer Parts?


People like to think that it is better to pay less for automotive parts at discount auto stores rather than pay the higher dealer prices. There is the adage that you get what you pay for, and in the world of automobile parts that is pretty much true.

There is a lot more that goes into the maintenance and repair systems that are available at our brand-name dealerships. The training and expertise that a brand technician goes through make him or her a specialist in regard to the brand. The brand name mechanic sees the same problems with the brand…
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Pre-Approval For Your Auto Financing is a Very Smart Move


You can go to our Matheny Ford website and fill out a simple form online to get pre-approved for the financing for your new vehicle with us. We pride ourselves on making it easier and more productive for you so all of those kinds of details can be taken care of first rather than later.

Once you submit the information, our finance department goes to work and gets you the results right away. Once you have that taken care of you will know exactly how you stand as far as how much you will be approved for when it comes…
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How to Choose the Best Tires for Your Vehicle

Choosing new tires may seem a bit confusing, but it doesn't have to be. At our Matheny Ford service center, we want to equip your vehicle with tires that are perfectly suited to your daily driving requirements. To that end, let's dive into the three different types of tires and their respective uses:

First, let's look at Summer Passenger tires. These tires are great for drivers who will be using their vehicles in warmer climates where they don't expect to encounter any snow or ice. They provide great handling on wet roads. Next, let's look…

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Top 5 Reasons to Buy A New SUV from Matheny Ford

Perhaps you've watched your neighbors in their SUV and given thought to check out some of those vehicles at a local dealership. If you're looking to switch into a different market segment, then now is actually a great time for you to browse around your dealership and test drive some of the latest SUV models. Our team at Matheny Ford is focused on being your local resource for crossover or SUV success!

  • More Cargo Space - Maybe you were elected to chauffeur the neighborhood kids around to baseball games or soccer practice. The larger capacity is definitely required.
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Ford Celebrated Global Caring Month all September Long

Throughout the entire month of September, Ford employee teams from 38 countries around the world gave of their time and energy to such civic-minded activities as providing clean water, feeding the hungry and repairing schools and shelters. In total, thousands of Ford employees used their skills, energy and knowledge to help improve others' lives through the countless improvement projects that were launched in their communities.

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2017 Ford Fusion Gets Rave Review from AutoGuide.com

Has your new-car search led you to the midsize sedan class? Well, if so, we here at Matheny Ford would be downright delighted to introduce you to ours, the 2017 Fusion.

Why, though?

We'll let AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai tackle that question; check out her review of the Fusion right here:

Arguably our favorite engine across the Fusion lineup, its mid-level turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder is well worth a look.

Available with the SE model -- and standard on the Titanium and Platinum -- this four-cylinder joins with a six-speed automatic transmission to generate a hearty 240 ...

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The 2018 Ford F-150 Gets a Fuel Efficiency Bump

Most people probably wouldn't look to a truck if they wanted a vehicle with a fuel-efficient engine. That's not to say however, that trucks haven't been making strides to reduce their gas guzzling tendencies.

The 2018 Ford F-150 will have engine options, for instance, that offer significant improvements over the fuel efficiency of the 2017 model. The naturally aspirated 3.3-liter V6, for instance, will hit 19/25/22 MPG. That's a full one MPG higher in all categories than the 3.5-liter engine it's replacing from the 2017 F-150.

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