Wednesday, December 13, 2017
This used Ford Edge Titanium is loaded to the gills! Check out just a few of the many options on this clean 2015 Edge:
+ Heated & Cooled Seats
+ Dual Panel Moonroof
+ All Wheel Drive
+ Heated Steering Wheel
+ 3.5L V6 Engine
+ Blind Spot Monitoring System
+ My Ford Touch
+ 100,000 Mile Warranty
+ 24/7 Roadside Assistance
Take this immaculate used Edge Titanium for a test drive today: 810-227-1171
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Friday, December 8, 2017
Stop by Brighton Ford this Monday and drop off your donation for people like Bob:
“My wife and I both work and are raising our two great kids in Livingston County. Sometimes it can be a real struggle. When our youngest daughter faced some serious medical problems, our family could not make ends meet. We just couldn’t catch up. The funds raised on Matching Money Monday were a ‘lifeline’ to get us back on track with groceries, rent assistance and help with our heating bills. We are so thankful to live in such a caring community!”
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100,000 Mile Warranty
24/7 Roadside Assistance
Only 30,000 miles
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Colonel, the Brighton Ford Pet Of The Week, came to the Humane Society of Livingston County grossly obese and is on an extreme makeover diet! He was the Companion Animal for an elderly man who passed away and Colonel’s desperately looking for someone to connect with and serve in that way once again. He needs someone who would commit to a disciplined exercise program with great nutrition. He’s anxious at the shelter because it’s overwhelming for him there, so make your home Colonel’s forever home just in time for the holidays. He would probably be best as an only child where someone could focus their attention solely on him. Colonel loves going for long walks and spending time outside, he would be a great family dog with someone who is able to give him a safe wonderful haven for the rest of his life. Call the Humane Society of Livingston County to schedule some time with Colonel at 517-552-8050.
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Monday, December 4, 2017
Ford gambled more than $1 billion and abandoned seven decades of steel bodywork to create a 2015 F-150 with an aluminum body. Dropping a claimed 700 pounds would improve fuel economy, increase towing capacity, improve power-to-weight ratios, and create a truck with fewer parts subject to rust.
The move was bold and expensive. Two truck plants closed for 13 weeks each to gut the body shop. Months of downtime meant the lost sale of 60,000 trucks valued at $40,000 or higher, followed by a slow rollout. Ford endured a year of lost market share and profits. Critics called it an unnecessary and costly mistake.
Once the new F150 arrived, Ford had to fend off GM’s allegations that aluminum wasn’t as tough as Chevy steel. And Ford still was trailing the fuel efficiency chase to the Ram diesel.
Ford fought back, saying reducing weight was just step one in a more comprehensive reimagining of the F-150. Still to come were a new powertrain lineup with new engines, improvements to existing ones, and a new transmission.
Patience, Ford pleaded. We’re just getting started.
Three years ago, we determined the new F 150 had a nice body but that not all the details had been sorted out. The F-150 lost the Motor Trend 2015 Truck of the Year title to the Chevrolet Colorado.
Fast-forward to today. For 2018 Truck of the Year testing, Ford gave us four variants to show the breadth of the changes under the hood. Ford has been busy; the interiors have gotten nicer, the infotainment system more intuitive, the steering better. The F-150 chassis is stupendous, the innovations have increased, and it has earned an NHTSA five-star safety rating.
It was unanimous. The Ford F-150 is Motor Trend’s 2018 Truck of the Year. “It was a pretty resounding win,” road test editor Chris Walton said. “Nothing really came close.”
The F-150 was once again up against its nemesis: the Colorado ZR2 Crew Cab with either a 3.6-liter V-6 or a 2.8-liter turbodiesel I-4. And there was the GMC Sierra Denali 3500 HD, a dually with a 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8.
Ford proved its superiority with an impressive range of trucks with a different grille and wheel-tire combo for every taste and ride and handling that have come a long way since 2015.
2018 FORD F-150 4×2 SUPERCAB XL
This rear-drive work truck with lots of rubber and vinyl, a front bench seat, an AM/FM radio, a CD player, and a slotted coin holder has an element of purity. There is a wisp of nostalgia listening to the 3.3-liter naturally aspirated V-6 work to produce 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. It was visceral while delivering the lineup’s second-best efficiency at 19/25 mpg in city/highway driving. (The rear-drive 2.7 EcoBoost ups those numbers by 1 mpg each.) “I always fall in love with the base models,” editor-in-chief Ed Loh said.
We were not as misty-eyed about the carryover six-speed automatic. Executive editor Mark Rechtin experienced an abundance of gear hunting uphill, whereupon it stayed in sixth gear downhill and would only downshift in Sport or Tow mode. Associate online editor Alex Nishimoto also experienced weird gear choices—he once downshifted to second in Sport mode downhill at 40 mph. Some liked the start/stop system, but others found it a bit harsh and felt it paired better with the 10-speed.
The XL is a champ with a trailer. It weighed less than the trailer it towed (not to mention the smaller Colorado) but tied for the second-fastest quarter mile while laden and was a handling master on the skidpad. Features editor Christian Seabaugh was impressed. “The little 3.3 has zero trouble towing its 5,000-pound trailer,” he said. “Tow/Haul mode keeps the gears low and the engine roaring. No shift shock. Rock solid and stable. Super easy to park this trailer, too.”
The bare-bones truck has a boxed steel frame, a locking removable tailgate, pickup box tie-down hooks, trailer sway control, hitch assist, hill-start assist, and curve control standard.
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Sunday, December 3, 2017
Equipped with push button start, 6 speed manual transmission, traction control and only 63,000 miles, this 2009 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works Edition is a must for smart drivers everywhere. It has a 1.6 liter 4 Cylinder engine with a turbo charger, which provides plenty of pick-up and go in this lightweight car. We've got it for $13,995, that’s a savings of $3,200 off our original asking price! The exterior is a beautiful chili red and the interior is a lovely carbon black checkered. Your morning commute just got brighter...this vehicle has a power sunroof! A lot of people like the rear spoiler and independent suspension, but we know you’ll love the 34 miles per gallon it gets on the expressway!
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Saturday, December 2, 2017
Looking to save money on your next vehicle? That’s a silly question, who isn’t looking to save on their monthly car payment? Make sure to check out our inventory of over 130 used cars, trucks, SUVs and vans to find your fair market deal. As an added bonus, Brighton Ford is now leasing used trucks, cars and SUVs to our customers. This will help you save on your monthly payment while getting piece of mind knowing that your new-to-you used car passed our safety inspection. With very low lease prices, this could be the perfect option for your financial situation.
Interested in leasing a used car? Give us a call for details at 810-227-1171.
We have over 70 Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles that are all backed by Ford Motor Company! Brighton Ford Certified Vehicles have passed a 172 point inspection, come with a car history report, have a 100,000 mile warranty, include 24-7 roadside assistance and so much more.
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Friday, December 1, 2017
Whether you are looking to buy, lease or service your work truck, Brighton Ford is the place to go! We have the largest new and used commercial vehicle inventory with the perfect truck or van for your company. We carry and can order Transit vans, Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350 all the way up to Ford F-750s and have great relationships with all of the up-fitters like Knapheide and Monroe, making Brighton Ford near Ann Arbor your one stop shop for purchasing a new or used work truck, or even an entire fleet for your company.
The best part about having a huge selection of work trucks on our lot is that we can deliver them as fast as we can sell them. We will even bring vehicles right to you and your company for test drives to find the best fit for your business. Speaking of delivery, we offer free pick-up and delivery when your fleet vehicle needs service. That’s right, if you’re stuck on the side of the road in your work truck we will come and pick you and your truck up from wherever when you are and bring it in to our Ford Service Center for repairs. Talk about convenience!
2017 tax guidelines just announced – get a tax break for your business when you buy a new Ford commercial vehicle by December 31st!
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We take care of all of your vehicle needs at Brighton Ford near Howell!
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Call and talk to one of our experts at 810-227-1171
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Get an extra $500 bonus cash with your X-Plan discount at Brighton Ford for a limited time only! From now until January 2nd everyone that qualifies for an X-Plan discount can get $500 bonus cash when purchasing a New Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Ford Explorer, Ford Flex or Ford Expedition.
Wonder if you qualify for X-Plan? Give us a call and we will look up the company you work for and what benefits and discounts we can provide you with on a new Ford truck, SUV or car. 810-227-1171
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Super sweet, gentle, little girl who is less than a year old!
My name is Katness Everdeen. I am an adorable, super-sweet, gentle, short hair black and white (spayed) female with beautiful green eyes who is less than 1 year old. I was abandoned without any information and so thankful to be at the Humane Society receiving the care I need to find a home. I was very shy when I first came here and a bit overwhelmed when around other animals, but now I am much more confident and playful! Just sprinkle a little catnip on my toys and I become a happy little jumping bean! I have always been a very sweet, loving girl and still love to snuggle! I would be so happy to find a relaxed home where I can grow up as part of a loving family!
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