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Drive Safe but Stay Online with Apple’s CarPlay

We’ve been steadily trying to make mobile internet in vehicles smarter and safer over the years, though few third-party kits for this have been anything close to elegant or standardized. Google and Apple are working with the big automotive brands, though, to bring new, standardized features to new lines of vehicles. Apple’s CarPlay is a prime example.

All your Apps

Don’t forsake your favorite apps and features – CarPlay is fully iOS compliant, giving you your Spotify, Pandora, hands-fee calling, maps and GPS along with anything else you could want.

Siri

Siri wants to ride with you...

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Come Check Out the Ford Taurus Technology Features

Have you been searching for a new full-size sedan? How about checking out the ever-popular Ford Taurus. It's a sedan that not only has the space that you need in a car, but also has some pretty great technology features that you're sure to love.

If you've ever had a near miss with another vehicle as you were trying to back out of a parking stall, you won't have to worry quite as much. The cross-traffic alert system will illuminate a warning in your side mirror. And if you've ever been concerned that your teenagers…

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The Ford Focus Electric Features Great Technology Extras

When you are searching for an electric vehicle, you want to find something that will run well and that will help you feel confident on the road. The Ford Focus Electric is a popular compact EV and it not only runs well, it also sets you up with technology extras.

The Ford Focus Electric is set up with a special display cluster that helps you make the most of each charge and the energy that is put into your vehicle. The Ford Focus Electric offers you a remote start system that will help to make this vehicle a convenient one…

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Use The Ford Super Duty Pickup Productivity Features For Your Benefit

Many people have many regrets in life about certain things, but there are no regrets when purchasing a 2018 Ford Super Duty pickup truck. This heavy-duty vehicle is bringing together durability, technological advancements, and reliability into righteous harmony.

You will love the SYNC 3 voice-responsive technology integrated navigation system to locate your favorite attractions on command. The Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will allow you to access your favorite apps that plays your favorite song after those exhausting jobs...

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Find yourself behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Taurus

When selecting a new vehicle, you want to find one with features that you can depend upon. Our team here at Matheny Ford want to introduce this popular full-size sedan’s features.

The 2018 Taurus features a variety of engine models across the different models. The standard 3.5L Ti-VCT for example provides up to 288 horsepower, and if you need additional power, the SHO comes equipped with a 365 horsepower with EcoBoost.

Another standard feature of the 2018 Taurus is the six speed automatic transmission. It allows you to switch from automatic to manual to where you can have…

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Explore new paths with the Ford EcoSport

When shopping for a new vehicle, what types of features do you look for? For many people shopping for a compact SUV, fuel efficiency is one of the top considerations.

What makes the Ford EcoSport such a popular compact SUV? With the standard 1.0L EcoBoost engine, it features a direct injection design so that the EcoBoost is turbocharged to provide you with the power you need when you press the accelerator.

This doesn’t take away from its fuel efficiency either. It has an impressive 27 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway for fuel economy. It…

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Are Towing And Payload The Same Thing?

Informed truck owners know everything there is to know about their truck. Yet, so many are still mixing up the terms towing capacity and payload. That is why we here at Matheny Ford located right here in St. Marys want to ensure that you recognize the difference between these two commonly mixed up terms.

First, both of these terms do have to do with weight but they interact with weight in very different ways. Towing capacity is the maximum amount that can be pulled by the truck with maximum payload is the amount of weight the truck can carry in…

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Towing - Make It Fun But Simple

With towing season upon us once again, it’s time to get out our tows and prepare them for the summertime. Even more importantly, it’s time to inspect our towing trailer and equipment. Bring it all to Matheny Ford and let our service technicians provide an inspection to ensure you of a safe towing season.

Here are some towing tips to remember.

• Do not exceed the weight limits.
• Make sure all tires are the same size and properly inflated.
• Distribute all weight evenly.
• Make sure all tail lights, turn signals and other lights work properly.
• Make sure trailer hitch…

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Off-Roading Tips for Beginners to Enhance the Adventures

The crew at Matheny Ford are happy to share these off-roading tips for beginners to get off on the right foot.

The off-roading journey is best enjoyed when you are hitting the woods with other riders. By joining a local off-road club, you'll gain the experience of veteran club members looking to pass on their experience to others. Riding off-road with a club ensures you will never be stuck without help close by as you attempt to increase your skills each trip.

Investing in bigger tires and a lift kit will ensure you are not left behind in the…

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Ford Edge Capability Features

Sport utility vehicles are a popular choice for new automobiles because of their advantages in size, storage, and power. One of the most exciting SUVs on the market today is the Ford Edge. What makes it so exciting? Take a look at the features it offers.

One thing that gives the Ford Edge the edge among SUVs of its class is its intelligent all-wheel drive which gives you both safety and control through many kinds of driving conditions. Another feature that makes it stand out from the crowd is its cargo capacity. Fold the seats down for a total of…

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