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What the weight savings in the chassis means for other parts of a Super Duty Ford truck

For a truck to be considered “Super Duty,” it is not enough that it be structurally tough. Toughness is also measured in upgrades to essential power delivery parts. Without the added strength and durability of the drive train, the term “Super Duty” means little.

When Ford engineers decided to use military-grade aluminum alloy in the place of high-tension steel for the chassis, they freed up as much as 350 pounds of weight that could be used elsewhere. With this extra weight, the engineers were able to build a thicker, stronger, and more...

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The New Look of the Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang is an iconic vehicle. It has developed over the years and seen many different body variations. Almost everyone has a Mustang that they recognize from their era.

The 2018 Ford Mustang has an exterior design that is fresh and new. The Ford Mustang is equipped with LED lighting. This includes the headlights, tail lights and the turn signals. These lights are stylish, and they use much less power than traditional lights. The Mustang also has a new design in the front. The hood is lower and closer to the ground. The grill has been redesigned as well…

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The Tech Features In The New Ford F-150 Showcase Why It Is A Best Seller


Drivers who are in the market for a new pickup truck that leads its class in areas including style, function, capability, safety, quality, comfort, and reliability should be looking to the all-new Ford F-150. The 2018 model year showcases why it has been a consistent best seller for years.

And with the 2018 model year drivers of the all new F-150 will get to enjoy such technology features as:
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS* (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • 360-degree 
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The Ford Edge is Set Up with Modern Technology Features


You are excited to get into a vehicle that using technology to help you in the driving that you do. The Ford Edge is a popular mid-sized SUV for many reasons, and it has the technology features that you are looking for in a vehicle.

The Ford Edge is set up with windshield wipers that can sense rain or snow and know just how to work to keep your windshield cleared. This vehicle is also set up with exterior mirrors that automatically dim when in bright light to help you see into them in the way that you are meant…
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The Ford Taurus Offers You Reliable Performance


For decades, American drivers have known the Ford Taurus as a dependable, full-size sedan. Today, we want to highlight its available performance features.

Standard in the Taurus SE, SEL and Limited, you will find the 3.5-liter Ti-VCT engine. It packs a 288-horsepower punch. For heightened acceleration capacity, you can opt for a new Taurus SHO. This sporty setup comes equipped with Ford's 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, which lets you command 350 horses' force.

Within every Ford Taurus SHO, you will also find Intelligent All-Wheel Drive. This transmission turns each wheel to provide...
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Keep Your Tires as Long as Possible


When you drive your car, the tires on your vehicle tend to wear unevenly. Even when your car is properly aligned, you can discover that each tire wears down a bit differently.

If you haven't had your tires rotated in a while, bring your car in to Capitol City Ford so that we can do it for you.

Rotating your tires helps you maintain the longevity of your tires. In fact, some tire manufacturers require tire rotations in order for your tire warranty to be valid. Your tires should be rotated roughly every time you get your oil changed…
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Transmission Service That's Simple and Affordable


As car owners, we have changed the oil in our vehicles many times. We all understand that if we don’t change our oil on a regular basis, it will degrade and cause internal engine parts to wear down. Some unlucky drivers learned the hard way that it can even lead up to an engine seizing due to lack of lubrication and temperature control.

However, each of our vehicles has a transmission that also requires similar maintenance. Every transmission contains several quarts of a specialized fluid that helps gears and other parts stay lubricated and operate within an optimal temperature…
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Ford Focus SEL Offers Advanced Design


The Ford Focus SEL Sedan has an advanced engine design that gives you the maximum level of power, control, and stability. The six-speed transmission is standard on the SEL models, and it provides responsive performance for climbing hills, accelerating smoothly, and handling steep slopes.

The Ford Focus SEL Sedan has a standard feature that allows the driver to change gear without shifting the gear stick. You can change settings with a button mounted on gear shift handle to get just the right amount of power and speed. Indianapolis...
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Comparison Shopping Is A Great Idea


It's not unusual for shoppers to check out more than one vehicle before deciding which to buy. This is just common sense. Unless you are solidly fixated on one model, looking at two or more is the best way to determine if your selection is the right one for you. Following that logic, we are going to make a quick comparison of two of the features you can get on the 2018 Ford Expedition and GMS's 2018 Yukon.

Radar-Based Cruise Control

Both Ford's 2018 Expedition and GMC's 2018 Yukon is equipped with radar-based cruise control, but…
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Safe Holiday Food Transport Tips

Visiting family for the holidays is fun and exhausting at the same time. If you will be bringing food with you, follow these safety tips from Capitol City Ford to ensure you arrive safe and sound.

Check tire pressure and tread if you will be traveling farther than a few miles. Keep windshields clear and improve visibility by making sure wiper fluid is full, and clean your windshield periodically if needed. Dirty or foggy windows can pose a safety hazard. 

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