Archive for the ‘Ford’ Category
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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…)
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?(more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Here at the Third Coast Auto Group we have plenty of great vehicles available with accessible financing, but today, in honor of Ford’s 100th anniversary of truck history, we are turning our attention to some of the great trucks in our inventory. While Ford was not the first automaker in the world, he pioneered the system of factory construction that made cars practical and affordable for much of the population. The original Model TT truck (released in 1917) was designed to manage heavier loads for hard work and deliveries. From that first truck, a legacy was born. Today, the Ford F-Series has been America’s best-selling truck for 40 straight years. No wonder we have such a nice selection of them in our used truck inventory here in Austin TX! Check out what people are saying on social media to celebrate 100 years of Ford truck history below. (more…)