MotorWeek Cites Top Traits of 2017 Ford Explorer

Might you be in the market for a full-size crossover? Well, if so, we here at Cochran Ford think you'd be wise to give ours, the 2017 Explorer, a go.

And why is that, exactly?

The fine folks at MotorWeek are here with an explanation; link up with them in the clip below:

Easily one of our favorite members of the Explorer family, the mid-level Limited trim sure has a whole heck of a lot going for itself.

Standard features on this model include a 280-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, dual-zone…

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Woman Blows Up Her Old Ford Focus with Aerosol & Cigarette

The compact Ford Focus has been popular in Europe since its introduction in 1998, so it's not surprising to see first-generation models still on the road. One Focus Mk1 in England is now off the road, however, after its windshield and all four doors were blown out in a small explosion caused by a lit cigarette.

The driver, Sharon Victoria Druitt, had just returned from the store with a Smoke Away aerosol air freshener—ironically, to reduce the impact of her smoking habit…

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Natrona Heights Learning the Love of SUVs

Car owners in the United States love SUVs. As reported by, more than 66 percent of SUV owners, when shopping for new cars earlier this year, bought replacement SUVs. That's a higher loyalty rate than any other car type currently being sold in America.

It kind of makes you wonder what all those people love about SUVs, doesn't it? Let's take a look at the 2017 Ford Explorer for answers.

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Start Your 2018 Mustang GT Without Waking Up All of Natrona Heights with 'Good Neighbor Mode'

There's nothing more stressful day to day than having a bad relationship with your neighbors. Unfortunately, sometimes all it takes is one inconsiderate early-morning wake-up to turn amicable to sour.

According to an online poll, "The Worst Noises Your Neighbors Make," there is almost nothing more infuriating than a loud, revving engine. So, is the 2018 Mustang GT you're planning to buy going to ruin your reputation next door?

New features called Quiet Start, along with Quiet Exhaust, make up what the Mustang's engineers have dubbed "Good Neighbor Mode." They limit the volume of the...

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History Comes to Life with 2018 Mustang Pony Package


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When the Ford Mustang first debuted in 1965, it proudly displayed the emblem of a wild horse running, surrounded by a chrome border. This original Mustang logo became known as the pony-in-corral.

Though the design seems simple, it went through dozens of concepts before crystalizing into its final form.

One emblem being considered was not a horse at all, but a cougar. Both horse and cougar emblems can be seen facing left and right in various early concept models. Ultimately, the horse running toward…

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Make a Great Impression with a Car Wash

At the end of a long work out, a difficult task or a long day there is nothing like washing all the dirt off to leave you feeling refreshed and new again. The same is true for your car. A trip to the car wash can leave your car shining like new again.

Everyday driving exposes your car to dirt, dust, salt, debris, and pollution. Over time the buildup of dust and debris can cause damage to your car’s body. Washing your car regularly can keep your car looking great for years.

Besides protecting the paint on your car…
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Stretch Your Legs on Those Summer Road Trips

When you clamber into the car with family or friends for those awesome summer road trips, always pack plenty of extras. You'll need the emergency equipment, some mandatory snacks and drinks, good tunes, and the stuff you will need at your various destinations. That ability to take everything you need with you is one of the things that appeals most about road trips for traveling.

But when you put together your adventure map of a route, make sure you give yourself plenty of stops to walk about and stretch your legs. National, state, and local parks are great places…
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2018 Ford Explorer Platinum: Family-Friendly Capability Now Comes With Leather

If you’re the kind of person who is into midsize SUVs wrapped in leather, armed with the latest technology, and with premium levels of convenience, you might want to take a look at the highest trim of the Ford Explorer. Called the Platinum, it comes fully loaded with the best tech the Blue Oval has on tap—making this formidable SUV plusher without relieving it of its bite.

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