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The Highly Advanced Ford EcoSport

The Ford EcoSport is winning the hearts and minds of the public. This popular crossover comes in a compact size, but it delivers big results from an automotive standpoint. The new EcoSport comes in numerous trims, including the SE, SES, S and Titanium. The vehicle hosts 60/40 split-fold rear seats as well as leather upholstery.

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The New Ford Ranger is Ready for Adventure with 4x4 Electronic Shift-on-The-Fly & A Terrain Management System

We've got the new Ford Ranger midsize pickup truck in stock here on our lot, so in order to introduce you to the new Ford Ranger, we've chosen a couple of its adventure features to discuss here with you today.

4x4 Electronic Shift-on-The-Fly

It's easy to switch to 4-wheel drive with the Ford Ranger; to do so, you simply turn a dial with the Electronic Shift-on-The-Fly, or ESOF, system. With this system, you can choose between high and low 4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive for regular dry pavement traveling.

Terrain Management System

?The Ford Ranger is ready…

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Best-in-Class Compact SUV: Ford Escape

Ford Escape may be a compact crossover, but its best-in-class second-row legroom is one of many characteristics that contribute to its enormous popularity. Families of our Hallmark Ford team members love Escape for its power, fuel efficiency, handling and spectacular convenience features. Take the following two for example.

Hands-Free Liftgate Operation

Escape's liftgate opens when you kick your foot under the bumper. All you need is to have the fob in your pocket. On big shopping days in Batesville when your arms are laden with packages or your hands filled with shopping bag handles

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How to Select the Right Four-Wheel-Drive Mode

When it comes to four-wheel-drive, it is important to know which mode to use on your truck or SUV. To help you out, our dealership has created this brief post on how to use both four-high and four-low settings on a vehicle equipped with four-wheel-drive.

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Pet Fur Management 101

Pet fur gets everywhere when you allow your pets to ride around in your vehicle. It is just how things go. However, you probably don’t want that fur to be attached to your clothing and everywhere else when you step out of your car. You need an attack plan to take care of this.

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The New Ford Fusion Hybrid Is Packed Full of Technological Features

If you have been considering the purchase of a hybrid vehicle, you should come by Hallmark Ford and take a look at the Ford Fusion Hybrid. There are many new technological features included with the new model that really enhance the drivability of the vehicle.

There is a standard pre-collision assist feature that can minimize the possibility of getting into an accident. As part of the Ford Co-Pilot360 technology, this feature will alert you if there is an object immediately in front of you. Your brakes will even be automatically applied if a collision is imminent.

 

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Oversteer vs. Understeer

Many drivers are unaware of several of the terms that apply to vehicle performance and what they mean. We at Hallmark Ford think that all drivers should have an understanding of these things to help keep themselves and others safe while on the road.

Many drivers have heard of oversteer and understeer but many can't explain the difference between them, so we have created a brief summary of these terms. Both conditions can occur to any vehicle but oversteer is far more likely on a rear-wheel drive vehicle, while, understeer is more likely to occur to front-wheel drive vehicles…

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