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Our Top Picks for Troy Drivers: Upgrading Your Drive With Ford

March 17th, 2023 by
A red 2022 Ford Escape is shown from the side on a city street after leaving ond of the Ford dealerships near Troy.

How much time do you spend in your vehicle each day? The average commute for Troy drivers is 22.3 minutes, but realistically, we spend much more time in our cars, trucks, and SUVs. We’re not only driving to work, but we’re also running errands, dropping off and picking up our kids from school, and managing…

Our Current Top Five Midsize SUVs

March 10th, 2023 by
A blue 2019 Ford Edge ST is shown from the rear at an angle.

Who doesn’t like a great vehicle? A spacious automobile that doesn’t take up the entire width and length of the garage but is sizable enough to provide comfort and versatility for you and your loved ones. We’re speaking about midsize SUVs, which we offer at great prices here at DePaula Ford, the best place to…

2023 Ford Edge Buyer’s Guide

March 10th, 2023 by
A silver 2023 Ford Edge is shown parked on a city street at night after leaving Ford Edge dealer.

Midsize SUVs have gone through quite the evolution over the years, haven’t they? SUVs have generally faced upward popularity since their initial popularity boom in the 1990s and early 2000s, but towards the late 2000s to the early 2010s, people more-or-less had an idea of what they wanted from different SUV types. Drivers looking for…

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What Is the Difference Between a Crossover and an SUV?

February 17th, 2023 by
A red 2021 Ford Explorer ST is shown from the front at an angle after leaving a certified used SUV dealer.

“One size fits all” is likely a phrase you’ve heard more than a few times in your life. While it may apply in various scenarios––like when picking a pair of socks––it certainly doesn’t apply to the automotive industry. The automotive market is brimming with vehicles ranging in size from the smallest sedans and hatchbacks to…

The Ford Bronco Is the Hot SUV for 2023

February 10th, 2023 by
People are shown smiling in front of a green 2023 Ford Bronco after leaving a NY Ford Bronco dealership.

Ever since the Ford Bronco reemerged in 2021, the vehicle has generated excitement in the automotive world. From consumers to critics, anyone and everyone have been quick to praise the return of one of the most iconic SUVs ever to be produced. In an age where the SUV is unquestionably the most popular choice for…

Should I Shop for a Used Ford Maverick?

February 10th, 2023 by
An orange 2022 Ford Maverick Lariat is shown from the side while parked on a lakeshore.

The newest member of Ford’s exceptional pickup truck lineup is the Maverick. This is unlike any other pickup truck you’ve probably ever seen. The Maverick is a compact pickup, meaning it’s smaller than the midsize Ranger. Yet, it packs quite a punch for a small truck. The Ford Maverick only came out for the 2022…

Ford Helps Your New Driver Escape the Ordinary

January 20th, 2023 by
A blue 2022 Ford Escape is shown from the front at an angle.

Choosing the right vehicle for your teen driver can be tricky, so we’ll make it simple: the Ford Escape is an excellent first car thanks to its reliability, solid performance, and fantastic safety features over the years. While some people splurge and choose a new vehicle for a new driver, this is often a mistake,…

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Used and Good as New: The Best Years of the Ford Escape

January 13th, 2023 by
A black 2019 Ford Escape is shown driving on a city street.

Ever since it started rolling off assembly lines for the 2001 model year, the Ford Escape has changed conceptions of what the SUV is capable of. Going against the common conception that “bigger was better,” the Escape proved that smaller SUVs that were scaled down in size were just as capable as their titanic counterparts….

Ford Explorer: What’s in a Trim?

January 13th, 2023 by
A white 2023 Ford Explorer is shown from the side.

Finding the right vehicle with everything you need that you can enjoy for many years ahead comes down to making a series of decisions. Once you’ve chosen a make and model you’re interested in, such as the Ford Explorer, you still have some work to do since the trim level you choose can greatly impact…

Can You Get Great Gas Mileage in a Used Truck? 5 Models to Look For

December 16th, 2022 by
A black 2019 Ford F-150 Limited is shown parked at a marina after leaving a used truck dealer.

Yes, you can get excellent fuel economy with a used truck, but it’s important to pick not only the right model but also to find one with the right engine. The good news is that you have plenty of great options to choose from when looking for a used truck with impressive gas mileage since…

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