Letting the professionals handle your vehicle's maintenance is a good bet

Modern automobiles are among the most complex machines that have ever been built. They rely on highly computerized systems and incredibly intricate mechanics, making them difficult to work on for those who are not specially trained and certified in their maintenance.

For this reason, it is important to know that your vehicle is being worked on by a trained and certified professional. Nowhere will you find employees that understand your vehicle better than at the dealership where your model of car is sold. The technicians at Capitol City Ford go through rigorous training and...
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How to Keep Your Dog Safe When They're in the Car

Pet owners from all over Indianapolis visit Capitol City Ford looking for one thing—the best SUV for their dogs. People take their pet-parent responsibilities seriously, and that's a great trend.

We found a video with a few handy tips from a trainer on how to travel with your dog, including:

  • Wear collar and ID tags
  • Carry a water dish
  • Keep the car temperature cool

The most important travel tip, which more modern dog owners are starting to follow, is crating your dog while in the car.

Gone are the days of dogs precariously hanging their heads out the…

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Enjoy Next-Level Performance with the 2017 Ford Focus RS

Has the hunt for your next daily driver led you to the hot hatchback class? Well, if so, we here at Capitol City Ford think you might like to have a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

Yet, why is it we feel like we do? Road Test Editor Dan Ilika is here to offer an explanation; link up with him in the clip below:

Stylish and substantive, the sole trim level of the Focus RS most certainly delivers the goods.

Standard amenities include front Recaro sport seats, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, the SYNC…

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Respectfully Enjoying the Power of the 2018 Ford Mustang

The upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang looks awesome, has a ton of power, and is packed with exceptional features and functions to make every ride feel more like a new adventure! However, of all the features, we here at Capitol City Ford think that the Quiet Exhaust mode might be the most interesting and unexpected! Once activated, it decreases the noise of the engine so you don't bother your neighbors early in the morning, late at night, or any other time. Combined with Quiet Start and being able to set Quiet Times, you can stay respectful automatically. See more if…

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Comfort and Convenience in the 2017 Ford Fusion

Finding the right vehicle for your driving desires is important to your satisfaction on the road and, for Lisa Arnesan, that vehicle is the 2017 Ford Fusion in the SE trim. Offering a sizeable cabin that her 6-foot-tall sons can easily sit inside, a touchscreen infotainment system that offers the safety of hands-free calling and texting, and the convenience of the rotary gear shift knob to make starting your journey as breeze, the Fusion suits her life perfectly.

Click to check out a video of Lisa and her Fusion model.

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7 Safety Tips for Your Next Road Trip

A road trip creates great memories and will add to life’s experiences. There are a few safety measures that you want to take, as you’re venturing on your next journey.

1. Always travel with a reasonable amount of cash, such as a few hundred dollars.
2. Children should stay together in groups of two at rest stops.
3. Take plenty of breaks as needed. Make it more fun with several stops along the way.
4. Take a map. Even with GPS, you want to have a map as a back-up.
5. If you encounter excessively heavy rain, or…
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Car Wash

There is a vast array of reasons why a car owner will want to consider washing their car very often. Many car owners aren't aware that keeping their vehicles washed on a regular basis ends up preventing rust and other forms of damages from occurring in the exterior surfaces of their vehicles. This is because when dust, dirt, and/or grime sticks to the surface of a vehicle's exterior premises, paint is often lifted off along with the dirt/dust/grime that has accumulated and been taken off. By keeping your vehicle regularly cleaned, you can prevent the…
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Your Tires Do Not Wear Evenly: Here Is The Solution

Tire wear is something that is inevitable and cannot fully be avoided if you drive your vehicle any amount of distance. Some of the wear can be eliminated by following certain steps. One of the main factors of premature tire replacement, is tire pressure. Having the incorrect tire pressure can cause the center of the tire to wear greater than the edges because the tire patch is not sitting flat against the ground.
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