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How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

Some people wash their cars daily, while others wash their car once a week. There is no real definitive answer which is best because several factors play into this. Fresh bug splatters can be a pain to get off. And if left on, it begins to harden and bond to the paint. As you try to wash the bug splatter off, the hard scrubbing can weaken or even damage the finish.

Bird droppings can damage the paint too. It acts just like the bug splatters and hardens, making it bond to the paint. Tree sap is the worst. The heat…
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Road Trip Time: Are You Ready?

Nothing better than a summer road trip. Seeing the world can be a lot of fun, but making sure you are ready will make it go a lot easier. Have things to occupy riders. Long days in the car and be tiresome. Having car games ready can make time past and help young and old see more of the road.

Try finding all 50 states in car tags, or finding words on signs that have different letters from the alphabet can make car rides fun and help connect with each other. Snacks, and GPS or maps, and an emergency bag…
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Why the 2017 Ford Explorer Should be on Your SUV Short List

Should you find yourself seeking a full-size SUV for your next vehicular purchase, please allow your friends here at Ford of Escondido to throw you a bone:

Ours -- the 2017 Explorer -- is one that's worth every moment of your time.

And, as we recognize that time is the most precious commodity, we won't waste any more of yours. Keep reading to discover that which the Explorer brings to the table.

In most cases, the Explorer is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine. Producing a peppy 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque, the base V6 couples with…

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The Importance of Rotating Your Tires

Tire rotation is an often overlooked aspect of properly taking care of your car. If you are one of the many drivers who disregard the importance of tire rotation, you are not alone. Rotating your tires should be accomplished every 6,000 to 8,000 miles. An easy way to look at it is, every other oil change, considering most people change their oil at the 4,000 mile mark.
 
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MotorWeek Highlights Top Traits of 2017 Ford Explorer

What do we here at Jack Key Motors like about the 2017 Ford Explorer, our beloved American brand's full-size SUV?

Well, quite honestly ... everything. From head to toe, it's an absolute stunner.

And you're sure to see just what we mean after checking the clip below, a video review of the Explorer from the automotive mavens at MotorWeek. Have at it right here:

Loaded with luxuries and ridiculously good-looking, the range-topping Platinum trim is truly remarkable.

Standard features on this model include a 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance system ...

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Replace your Windshield and Keep Your Sanity Too!

There is nothing worse than driving down the road with a cracked windshield. Your windshield is one of the most important pieces of your car as it allows you to see clearly down the road with little to no barriers. If you have a cracked windshield, then you are putting you and your family's safety at risk.

Cracked windshield should best be replaced at our local shop or dealership where they can fit the original equipment glass onto your car. This process restores your windshield to factory settings and rarely does this process take more than a couple of…
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Extending The Life of Your New Car

Whether your car is new to the road, or new to you, keeping up with its maintenance is essential to keeping your car healthy. Without proper care for your care, it will not be able to perform at its peak performance. This will cause you to lose money on costly repairs, and lost fuel mileage. It can even leave you extensive damage to your vehicle.

A vehicle maintenance schedule is a great way to track what work needs to be done on your car. It will give you a guideline of what service is needed and when these services should…

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2017 Ford Edge: Adventure is Brought to You

Adventure should come with buying a new car. If you are one of the numerous amounts of people who enjoy going on adventures on a moment's notice, the 2017 Ford Edge is for you. Many of people today are excited about the advances and features of the Edge. All of the features and comforts help you pick out a vehicle that you will love, and we can walk you through the process.

When you see the 2017 Ford Edge, you might think this is an SUV that may not be affordable. However, the 2017 Ford Edge is one of…

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Keep Your Passengers Safe and Sound in the 2017 Ford Escape

Entering the market for a new vehicle brings with it a host of questions, one of the most important of which is the safety that accompanies power under the hood and convenience amenities. If you frequently transport passengers and cargo, then you know the value of selecting a car that is prepared for the many hazards that exist on the road.

 

That's where the 2017 Ford Escape comes in, delivering a suite of safety technologies sure to help you and your passengers sit back and enjoy the ride with peace of mind. Available blind spot monitoring keeps you in…

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