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Worry Less About Accidents in the Ford Explorer

Do you worry about getting into an accident while driving? We all think about it from time to time, but with the Ford Explorer's technology features, you're less likely to find yourself in a bad situation. This popular three-row SUV has features that will keep you in your lane and at a safe distance from other cars when you are driving at high speeds.

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The Ford F-150 Is Powerful and Impressive

Powerful and capable, the Ford F-150 is the full-size pickup truck that exemplifies just what it means to be the leader of the pack. Rated 10Best by Car and Driver, the Ford F-150 not only provides all the towing and payload capabilities you need, but it also is best-in-class for technology features.

It is safety first with the available Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) that alerts you when a vehicle is in your blind spots, even for vehicles around the trailer you are towing. 

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Safety and Reliability Are Guaranteed Thanks to the Ford Certified Pre-Owned Program

Pre-owned vehicles are an affordable alternative to buying a brand-new car. Many drivers are concerned about reliability, however——can they trust a used car to provide a reliable driving experience for years to come? When you purchase a car from the Ford Certified Pre-Owned program, you most certainly can. This program is a popular way to purchase a high-quality used car, as it provides drivers with the assurance they're looking for.

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Ford Escape - When Capability is Most Important

The new Ford Escape is so much more than just a subcompact SUV. It looks extraordinary down the road and has the power you’d expect from a full-size SUV. Even more importantly are the many capability features it has. Stop at Vista Ford of Oxnard if you want a better look at the Ford Escape.

The Escape’s AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ takes the danger out of driving in bad weather, on bad roads or on sharp curves. If it detects over or under-steer, roll motion or wheel slip, it will help you maintain better control. It also…

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Take on the Road Ahead in the New Ford EcoSport

We here at Vista Ford of Oxnard understand how important it is to balance power with fuel efficiency. When you’re looking for a compact SUV, what other features do you look for?

The 2018 Ford EcoSport is a popular compact SUV. Its EcoBoost engine has been turbocharged so that you can feel the power going to the SUV when you press on the accelerator. When you’re stuck at a stoplight, the engine will turn itself off to conserve energy. 

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The 2018 Ford Taurus Comes with Powerful Engine Options

With its sleek and stylish look, the 2018 Ford Taurus draws approvals from consumers who love awesome-looking cars. The Taurus gains good marks for more than just its looks. The vehicle's power lets it stand out. And this particular model does boast some amazing power features.

The 3.5L EcoBoost engine brings two different types of technology together into one package. Direct injection and turbocharging come together to create a full 365 horsepower engine. Massive torque and RPM range result. Models with the powerful standard 3.5L engine can be purchased as well. 

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Drive Around Oxnard in Your New Focus Electric

When you’re commuting to work, saving money on fuel can help to cut down on your vehicle costs each year. An electrical vehicle can be the next step in cutting out fuel costs, and the Focus Electric has grown to be a popular compact EV option.

What can you expect from the 2018 Focus Electric? For lighting options, the Electric features LED headlamps, running lights, tail lamps and turn signals so that your path is well lit, and you can save on energy usage. The Focus Electric has an LCD display with driving metrics, energy usage, and other useful…

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Motor Oil 101: The Benefits of Synthetic Oil

Most drivers understand the importance of checking their oil level and undergoing regular oil changes. Of course, you also need to ensure you use the right type of oil. For more and more new vehicles, this means using a synthetic blend or full synthetic oil.

Unlike convention petroleum-based motor oil, synthetic oil is a man-made lubricant specially designed to provide improved fuel efficiency and better protection and performance in today’s advanced engines. 

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Tire Tread and Pressure

Your tire treads are a very important part of your vehicle to keep an eye on. If your tread becomes too low, this means that your vehicle is in need of a new set of tires. If you notice your tread is not wearing evenly on all four of your tires, this tells us here at Vista Ford Lincoln of Oxnard that there is something wrong with your vehicle whether it be in need of an alignment or there could be suspension problems.

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Learn All About Alternators

While a battery is needed to initially start your vehicle, the alternator is necessary to keep the car or truck running. The alternator produces energy that is delivered to the electrical system and keeps the battery charged. The engine spins a wheel, which turns a wheel on the alternator to generate power. The process is similar to water flowing over a hydroelectric generator to produce electricity.

Signs that your alternator is failing may include "alt" or "gen" lights on the dashboard. 

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