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The Ford Fiesta ST Sound System

The Ford Fiesta ST is a subcompact performance hatchback created with its driver in mind. The sound system and radio technology are top-notch, providing ideal entertainment while riding in the vehicle.

The Sony audio system features eight high-quality speakers that carry 100 watts of sound. The setup includes four woofers and four tweeters.

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Ford Transit Connect - When You Need Big Capabilities

The new Ford Transit Connect may be the perfect vehicle, whether you’re in the market for a passenger wagon or a cargo van. If you’ve always believed you’d never find a vehicle large enough to satisfy your traveling needs, you’ve never seen the Ford Transit Connect. Come to Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. and see what the Ford Transit Connect has to offer.

The Transit Connect’s 2.5L iVCT I-4 engine provides 169 hp and 171 lb/ft of torque to give you the most power and fuel efficiency possible for any driving condition. 

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Look at the Ford Taurus Variety of Technology Features

There are countless reasons why the Ford Taurus is seen as a popular full-size sedan. One we will focus on today are a few of the technology features.

After you get the Taurus up to speed on the highway, the Blind Spot Information System is scanning around your vehicle to make certain no other car is in your blind spot when you go to change lanes. If there is, the system sends an immediate alert so you stay in your lane. Once clear, you can shift lanes without concern of another vehicle being there.

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Check Out the Top Ford Mustang Technology Features

The 2018 Ford Mustang is a popular sports car, and it has held this top position ever since its first model year. This year's model features some great technological advancements, including the all-digital, 12-inch liquid crystal display instrument cluster. It has the ability to adjust the layout, and you can pick the color that you like the most.

If more than one person drives your Mustang, you can set the My Mode software to remember your preferences.

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Ford Focus Style to Suit Your Needs

With the Ford Focus, you have many options and design choices available to you. You can choose anything from the high-end luxury limited-edition RS to the most stylish compact electric car on the market. Each of Ford’s unique models features recognizable exterior features that set it apart on the road.

Ford gives you many choices when it comes to exterior design. The ST and RS are the sportiest models. 

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Bad Gas Mileage: Bad Gas Pump

Car owners know and understand that fuel is an important component of the functionality of their car, but sometimes they overlook the fuel system itself. Below are two signs that your car’s fuel system may need to be serviced:

  • Gas Mileage- If you notice that you are not getting the same amount of fuel mileage you have in the past leading you to have to fill up your gas tank more often, this is an indication that your fuel system needs to be serviced. 
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The 2018 Ford C-Max Stands Alone Among Hybrids

No one likes to spend a pretty penny at the gas pump. That is why many people are turning to compact hybrid vehicles. That is also why our team at Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. of Hicksville, OH is so excited about the new 2018 Ford C-Max.

This compact hybrid is very unique in that it can reach a top speed of 85 miles per hour when it is in solely electric mode. 

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Important Battery Service Tips

Your battery is a very important part of your vehicle. It’s safe to say that without the battery, your car really wouldn’t do much. The battery provides power and energy to the ignition, starter, fuel system and almost every electrical component. Stop at Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. and let our technicians check your battery or offer maintenance tips.

Even if the battery appears to be giving you problems, it could still be good. 

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Common Causes of Engine Overheating

Your car's engine is important because it's the main source of power. If the engine overheats, it can cause damage to the part. Some signs that the engine is overheating are steam pouring out of the hood of your car, an unusual smell, and the temperature gauge needle going beyond the normal limit. If your engine is overheating, there are several possible reasons.

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Decoding Differences in Motor Oil

Buying oil can be confusing. Do you purchase a traditional oil change or a synthetic oil change? What exactly is the difference? We here at Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. in Hicksville, OH are here to give you the basics on the differences in the two types of motor oil.

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