Archive for the ‘Ford’ Category

Does Ford have manual transmission vehicles for 2021?

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco with a sunset background

Manual transmission Ford vehicles for 2021  

The pleasures of manual transmissions are unmatched even today. Don’t we all just absolutely love them? Cars and trucks with manual shifters, sadly, are rapidly becoming obsolete. This isn’t a new trend, but it’s growing in popularity with each new model. Only a few new cars and trucks come equipped with “standard shift” as a standard feature. Although the manual transmission’s future appears to be gloomy, there are still a few dissenters. So, does Ford have any manual automobiles for the 2021 model year? Learn everything you need to know about manual transmission Ford vehicles for 2021 by reading this blog by Third Coast Auto Group. Following that, you can look through our new Ford inventory in Austin, TX.  

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How to get FordPass remote start to work?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
person using FordPass on phone

FordPass Remote Start Explained

We have quite a few Ford vehicles here at Third Coast Auto in Austin, TX. With popular vehicle like the Mustang, the F-150, and Explorer, it’s easy to see why people like Ford vehicles. Another reason people like Ford is the FordPass remote suite. That is, if you can get it set up.

Here’s how to get FordPass remote start to work.


Revolutionized Cargo Space of the 2021 Ford Expedition

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
2021 Ford Expedition in broad view

How Much Interior Cargo Space Does the 2021 Ford Expedition Have?

Previously the Ford Expedition was known for its power, but the revamped 2021 Ford Expedition revolutionizes the interior cargo space with the inclusion of more cargo space besides the 171.9 cubic-feet of passenger volume. As it cruises the streets of Austin, TX let’s take a quick look at the 2021 Ford Expedition and how much interior cargo space it offers.


Get a look at some of the trucks that might come to Third Coast Auto Group

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
Take a look at what the latest pickup trucks have to offer before they arrive.

How good are newer pickup trucks? 

Third Coast Auto Group is quite famously a pre-owned vehicle family of dealerships. However, our team has found that it’s helpful for our customers to be aware of what the latest vehicles have to offer. Sure, it might be a little time before these vehicles going through a new owner and finding their way to us. According to our research, Ford, Ram and GMC are really locked into a three-way arms race for supremacy in the full-size pickup truck segment of the automotive community. While answering some questions from prospective clients, one of our product experts came across these videos that will really pull the curtain back on what these incredible platforms will bring to their owners. Give these videos a watch and let us know what you think. If you want to learn about what is available at any Third Coast Auto Group location, make an appointment with any of our product experts today.  (more…)

Where can I find used Ford vehicles in Austin, TX?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
2019 Ford F150 blue exterior towing horse trailer on dirt road

Ford was one of the first vehicles to be made available for mass market. This brand was also one of the first auto manufacturers to use automate production with an assembly line. Today, many people come back to Ford vehicles because of their quality, value, and efficiency. Ford drivers also enjoy the customer-first mentality that the brand promises.

 Where can you find a decent selection of used Ford vehicles in Austin, TX?


Highlights from the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Three 2020 Toyota Supra sports cars cruise around a corner on a track at sunset.

2019 Detroit Auto Show First-Day Overview

The 2019 North American International Auto Show, held annually in Detroit, kicked off its press preview yesterday. This year is the show’s last time taking place in January, as the traditionally winter show will be moving to June starting next year. Let’s look at some of the yesterday’s most exciting highlights. (more…)

What’s the most popular car in Texas?

Monday, January 7th, 2019
A blue 2019 Ford F-150 pulls a big camper through a ranch.

Texans’ Favorite Vehicle(s)

We’ve often wondered at the question: what’s the most popular car here in Texas? Is it really the pickup truck, the vehicle we’re so commonly associated with? Or does a sedan or SUV take the real lead? Well, we decided to delve into this all-important issue, and found that, unfortunately, the answer is not completely straightforward. (more…)

Ford Co-Pilot360 To Be Standard By 2020

Friday, December 7th, 2018
"Ford Driver Assistance Features" over a blurred image of the Ford Edge

While Honda and Toyota have been offering fairly extensive driver assistance safety features on their vehicles for a few years, other brands are just getting into the game. Nissan is planning to make Nissan Safety Shield a standard feature on most new Nissan vehicles by 2021, while Ford introduced a new suite of safety systems for 2019 that it plans to make standard by 2020. But what features come standard with Ford Co-Pilot360? And what models are currently available with this feature? (more…)

Are minivans or crossovers better for families?

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
a Honda Odyssey and Chevy Suburban side separated, with a caption "Best for families" a minivan or three-row crossover?"

When it comes to getting yourself and your family where you need to go, it’s important to find the right vehicle. While a compact or midsize sedan, or a smaller crossover or SUV might be just fine if you have a smaller family, more than two or three kids will require a larger vehicle. That is where minivans and three-row crossovers come into play. But are minivans or crossovers better for families? Explore some of the factors below. (more…)

Where can I find my car manual online?

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
SUV semi-abandoned in the desert with the caption "Find your owner's manual online"

When it comes to figuring out what kind of gas to put in your vehicle, or how often you need to check or replace your timing belt, the advice often comes down to checking your owner’s manual to find the right maintenance interval or recommended fuel. But what if you have an older car, a pre-owned model, or just can’t remember where you put the thing? Fortunately for everyone whose owner’s manual has vanished, most car manufacturers also put their owner’s manuals online for anyone to access. But if you are wondering “Where can I find my car manual online?” we’re glad you asked! (more…)