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The Purpose of All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive

The difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive is all about the purpose for which the vehicle is intended to be used. People who are not knowledgeable about the subject think that both terms mean the same thing, but that is not really accurate, except that both cause all four wheels of a vehicle to be engaged to provide more traction at the driving surface.

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Ford Delivers a Terrific Family Four-Door with 2017 Fusion

If your new-car search has led you to the midsize sedan class, we here at Skalnek Ford would be eager to match you up with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

Will this be the one for you?

Make that determination by watching the video below; here now with her analysis of the Fusion is AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai:

The Fusion's entry-level engine, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, is sure to be a popular selection.

Pairing with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, the four-cylinder is rated at a respectable 181 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque.

We're…

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Ford Releases Power Numbers For 2018 F-150

As you might have heard, the 2018 Ford F-150 will finally be getting its long awaited turbodiesel V6. While we don’t have the power numbers for that yet—it won’t arrive until next summer—the Blue Oval has dropped the power specs of the other updated engines in the lineup, and practically every one gets a power boost.

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Ford Explorer Sets Sights on SUV Supremacy with Stunning 2017 Model

Nowadays, it's hard out there for a full-size crossover. As this class is one of the most consistently crowded -- and, as a result, competitive -- in all of autodom, it can be a real challenge for some utility vehicles to make a name for themselves.

Such is not the case, however, for ours -- the 2017 Ford Explorer. A certifiable staple of this segment, the Explorer's built quite a reputation over the course of its quarter-century career.

And it seems as though the 2017 model will strive to continue this trend in spectacular fashion. See it for yourself in the…

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2017 Ford Explorer: perfect for any family


The Ford Motor Company has introduced the 2017 Ford Explorer, a vehicle perfect for any family that does not want to be forced to drive around in a minivan. The Ford Explorer also has an optional Sport Appearance package, which includes dark gray accents on the wheels, grille, mirror caps and rear bumper.

The 2017 Ford Explorer comes with three-row seating, allowing for plenty of space for families with lots of kids. The Sport version of the 2017 Ford Explorer provides sharp handling and a powerful V6 engine. The Ford Explorer also offers a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds…
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The Purpose Of The Pickup Truck Is Changing

Our staff at Skalnex Ford has worked at our dealership for several years, and there are many things that they enjoy about working here. One of the things that they particularly enjoy is talking to older people about their Ford trucks. Many of our customers have purchased multiple Ford trucks because they believe in the Ford company.

The Ford company has built a high level of trust with people because the company is always trying to make the best trucks possible. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor continues in this tradition. This pickup is a great truck that still provides a…

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Are your tires ready for winter?

 

Come rain, come sleet, come snow--can you trust in your car's tires wherever you go?

If you're heading into a Michigan winter with doubts about the rubber that keeps you on the road, it's time to think hard about making a quick stop into Skalnek Ford, conveniently located in Lake Orion. Our new tire store is packed with products to fit all walks of life, all driveways, and all commutes no matter what the weather looks like.

Shop brands like Dunlop, Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Goodyear, Hankook, Bridgestone, and Continental, and see if you could save with exclusive…

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Still Crazy (for the Ford Mustang) After All These Years

When it comes to muscle cars, we at Skalnek Ford have half a mind to tell you that ours -- the 2016 Ford Mustang -- is really the only one you need to know. In our estimation, it's downright indispensable.

Might the Mustang prompt a similar reaction from you? Couple up with Autotrader commentator, Jabari Jones, in the clip below to learn more:

Providing a performance-inspired look and feel is the Mustang's top-of-the-line model, the GT.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a monstrous, 435-horsepower V8 engine, upgraded brakes ...

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