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Schedule a service appointment before summer adventures at Thoroughbred Ford

Running into any car trouble - never mind during the beautiful summer months is always an unideal scenario. That's why we always recommend servicing your vehicle before the start of each season here at Thoroughbred Ford. Our onsite service and repair center is here to make sure that you're driving safely and smoothly all summer long - without any interruptions or bumps in the road.

Especially after a long and tough winter, servicing your vehicle is a good idea. We can catch any issues that may have arisen without you knowin

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Find your dream used car for an unbeatable price today

Are you on the hunt for a used car that's still got plenty of driving time left to offer? Take a peek at all of our used vehicles here at Throroughbred Ford in Kansas City. We take immense pride in offering area drivers the chance to get behind the wheel of a quality used vehicle for a price that our competitors simply can't match.

Finding the right used car dealership isn't easy. Sometimes you run into sales people who will push you to buy a model you're not quite sure about, or try to sel

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Learn About The 2018 Ford Explorer Design Features


The 2018 Ford Explorer has many design features drivers find very attractive in a powerful SUV. The roomy 3-row interior has enough space to seat 7 people and a comfortable Nirvana leather stitching with Miko inserts hugging the wooden accented steering wheel.

There is a dual-panel moonroof for picturesque views during those summer nights, a satin Chrome exterior paint finish for that shiny look, all-wheel drive shifting for off roading, and a sport tuned suspension for smooth flexibility. The on-board Ford Technology Terrain Management System provides easy shifting through the...
 
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The Ford F-150 Remains Capable

For decades, the F-150 has been a popular reliable pickup. Today, the 2018 ½ ton models remain able to please. Now, the pickup has more towing power thanks to the 3.5L EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine. You get 375 horsepower and 470 pounds of foot torque, which make the truck best-in-class in terms of payload rating. Or, opt for the 5.0L V8 that offers 395 horsepower and 400 pounds of foot torque.

Get the power you need while making more effective use of fuel. Backing up a trailer or other recreation vehicle often presents a challenge to novice and seasoned…

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Easy Peasy Headlight Restoration

Vehicle headlights help us see things on dark roadways that would otherwise be invisible to the naked eye. Therefore, it is so important to maintain the lenses to keep the headlights shining brightly. The problem is that over time they become cloudy, but there are things you can do to restore them to their original condition that do not involve total replacement.

Some people use toothpaste, insect repellent, or even abrasive sandpaper to restore headlight lenses, but the most popular product is the headlight cleaning kit for the do-it-yourselfer. These kits contain everything needed...

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Common Misconceptions About Synthetic Oil

Motor oil is necessary to keep mechanical parts moving and to prevent the build-up of engine sludge. Vehicles require regular maintenance to run smoothly, but there are a lot of discrepancies about when and how you should service your vehicle. Here at Thoroughbred Ford, we believe in providing our customers with accurate information about their vehicle, so we reached out to automotive experts to debunk the most common motor oil myths.

Synthetic motor oil is one of the most misunderstood aspects of automobile maintenance. Many motorists believe that once you use synthetic...

 

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Towing The Proper Weight Ensures Safety For All


Many vehicle owners look for towing capabilities when buying a new car or truck. That is why we here at Thoroughbred Ford of Kansas City are here to ensure that you are aware of towing limits on all vehicles.

While advertisements make it seem like their vehicle can tow any amount of weight you throw at it but the truth is that all vehicles having a limited towing capacity. This ensures that you only tow a safe amount of weight and keep yourself and others on the road safe. This number can always be found in your vehicle's owner…
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Why Tire Pressure Matters


Your tires are your four points of contact with the road. They affect your ride in ways that no other car part does. That's why it's important that your tires are in the best possible condition. That includes the tire pressure.

With proper tire pressure, the weight of your vehicle is distributed evenly across the tread. When your tires are overinflated, it puts more pressure on the inner strip. When they're underinflated, it creates additional pressure on the outer edges. This makes the tread wear unevenly, creates friction and can lead to blowouts.

It's always important…
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Reasons why you should regularly service your car at Thoroughbred Ford


The major reason why people opt to visit their nearby mechanic for the routine checkup is cost. While this any seems as accurate for short-term problems, it does not apply when your car suffers notable failures. Remember when you visit your neighboring mechanic, you compromise your warranty agreement especially if the maintenance is not done accordingly.

Some of the benefits you rip by visiting your dealer for maintenance include:
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• Time convenient because the service team at knows your car in every aspect thus repair time is reduced.
• You enjoy better customer service due to your....
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Replacing Those Old Tires


When your tires begin to wear out, you need to make sure that you have options to replace them. At Thoroughbred Ford, we have a wide selection of tires for all makes and models of vehicles. Our team of service experts will make sure that you get the tire you need.

Our service team at Thoroughbred Ford knows that each driver has different needs when it comes to tires. By scheduling yourself a visit to our dealership, we can ensure that you understand your options for your tire needs.

The most common tires that we offer are touring tires. These…
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