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The Reasons Why Tire Pressure Matters

Whether there is too much or too little pressure in the tires, it can have a negative impact on the health of the tires and the safety of your ride.

If the tire pressure is too high, the vehicle tends to ride on a very thin line in the center of the tires. Not only does that negatively impact the handling, but it can also wear the center of the tires too quickly. Less rubber on the road can also make it more challenging to drive in slick road conditions as the car keeps pulling off the highways. When the…

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The Design Features on the New Ford Mustang Show Why It’s Still a Fan Favorite

The Ford Mustang has long enjoyed its status as a true American icon. It has been a leader in the sports coupe market for decades and doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon. It is instantly recognizable on the road as one of the best muscle cars available.

The design features available for 2018 are sure to please drivers as well. These features include things like:

If you would like to see all of these design features in person then head on over to our showroom here at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln in Yonkers, NY and take the…

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Why is the Ford F-150 Raptor a Popular Truck?

You are searching for a truck that will perform so well that you will enjoy driving it. The Ford F-150 Raptor is a popular choice for those who are looking for a performance pickup, and it will give you all of the performance that you are seeking.

 

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The Ford F-150 Raptor features a Hill Descent Control that helps you to stay safe as you are traveling on hilly roads. This vehicle also features Trailer Sway Control. 

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Explore the Sleek Features of the New Ford C-MAX

Have you always been a diehard Ford kind of person? Are you interested in a smaller, hybrid car? The Ford brand's new C-MAX Hybrid comes with some of the best interior and exterior features in the history of Ford vehicles. This small hybrid vehicle is sure to become your next favorite Ford.

These vehicles feature a large, expansive cargo space, 60/40 split-fold second-row seating options, heated front seats, and heated exterior mirrors. 

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Enjoy a Smooth Ride in the 2018 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is a popular SUV that has been a favorite of drivers for a long time. One of the many reasons why people like the 2018 model is because of its terrain management system. This system allows the transmission to adjust based on the type of terrain.

Another great capability feature of the Ford Explorer is its Class III Trailer Tow Package, which has a capacity of up to 5,000 pounds. The system includes sway control to manage the load. It also has a proprietary Roll Stability Control system, which automatically adjusts the engine speed and braking…

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Don’t Miss the Technology in a 2018 Ford Escape

Safety is at the center of everything that Ford aspires to do in manufacturing. Such is the reason why the brand crafted the Ford Escape with features that enhance driver capabilities to reduce the number of accidents that occur on the highway and in the city.

Ford Safe and Smart Package is comprised of technological advances that offer convenience and better views of the road. There are the driver-activated windshield wipers that can sense the intensity of the rain. The high beam headlamps also help during inclement weather conditions as they automatically activate when they detect fog...

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Rotating Your Tires Will Help Them to Last Longer

Your tires play a vital role in how well your vehicle handles. When tires are worn, especially when they are worn unevenly, the reduce how well your car hugs the road. One way to address this is to rotate your tires regularly to ensure that they wear down at a more even rate.

It is important to keep an eye out on the tread level of your car's tires. On front wheel drive cars, the front wheels will wear down faster than the rear tires. On a rear wheel drive car, the rear tires will wear down faster. Rotating…

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How Do My Car's Brake Pads Works and When Should I Replace Them?

If you're driving a car with disk brakes, the brake pads are a crucial part of the braking system. Without properly functioning brake pads, the car you're driving wouldn't slow down or stop like it usually does, putting you and the people around you in danger.

When you press the brake pedal, brake pads provide friction to slow or stop your car. The brake pads press on the brake rotors, which are the flat discs that you can often see resting behind your wheels. The friction and pressure created by the contact between the pads and rotors…

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Why You Need to Keep Your Gas Tank Full in Winter Months

Do not be too lazy to stop at a gas station when your gas gauge needle drops too low. Why do the auto experts at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln advice motorists in Yonkers, NY to keep the gas tank full in winter?

We just do not want you to experience a condensation problem. In winter, drivers can see condensation on car windows especially in a frosty morning. Condensation also occurs if cold air or water vapor gets inside the gas tank. Filling up the gas tank prevents cold air from getting into the gas reservoir.

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Four Wheel or All-Wheel Drive; Which One is Right for You?

When the going gets tough, turn to your all-wheel or four-wheel drive. These features are now available on more car models, not only as an option but, also as a standard feature. You may have heard many mixed reviews on what these systems do and what they don't do. Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln would like to dispel some of the myths associated with these features.

Both systems are great for difficult terrain and poor weather conditions. They also both will assist you in getting to where you need to go without getting stuck. They do require more fuel when…

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