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Five Reasons Why an SUV is an Excellent Option for Your Next Ride

An SUV is an excellent option for people looking for a vehicle that wants to take advantage of the space and safety that SUV offers. Here at Mac Haik Ford Inc., we know that SUV owners are loyal to the upscale, spacious vehicle and we provide a vast inventory to meet their specific needs. If you are in Houston, TX and looking for a new or used vehicle, here are five reasons to consider an SUV:

  • Passenger Count. Most obviously, an SUV fits more people than a car and with more room per person. Third-row seating is a favorite for…
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Maintain Your Vehicle with Each New Season

The weather changes and you wonder how it can be a new season again. Those of us at Mac Haik Ford Inc. do not understand it, either. We are here to help you care for your vehicle and get it ready for all that is to come in the greater Houston, TX area!

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Why GAP Insurance is Important

We can never say for sure when insurance will come in handy. Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere, and the best thing to do to avert overpriced repairs is to have insurance back you up.

When you have Guaranteed Asset Protection, or "gap" insurance, the difference in cost between your loan balance and your vehicle's current market value is covered, giving you peace of mind. It assures a vehicle owner that their insurance company would shoulder the full cost...

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2018 Ford Mustang GT Gets More Power, Quiet Exhaust, and Gobs of Performance Goodness

Short of the GT350, the 2018 Mustang GT will be one of the fastest muscle cars on the market when it arrives this autumn. After its mid-cycle refresh showed off visual changes and new technology back in January, we’re learning about its power numbers and technology. Among these are hardened racing components, a quiet exhaust system, and more power for the Coyote V8.

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Reading Safety Ratings: What is the IIHS Head Restrains & Seats Test?

Safety is a big concern for you and your family. While shopping for a new Ford in Houston, you've been hitting the NHTSA and the IIHS websites to scour through vehicle ratings, searching for the safest choices.

Getting familiar with what all these ratings mean, beyond a superficial "Top Safety Pick means it's good," can be a little more confusing. One of the most bewildering-sounding ratings is the IIHS's "Head Restraints & Seats" test.

Is someone restraining your head?

When the IIHS says "head restraints," what they really mean is "headrests." It's already making a little more…

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Are Your Tires in Good Shape?

 

 

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How do I know if my tires are in good shape?

The first method is to just give them a quick once-over to look for damage or peculiar wear patterns.

Next, use the penny test to make sure your tires have adequate tread. Place a penny head-first into the tread. You shouldn't be able to see Lincoln's head. If you can, you likely need new tires.

My tires appear to be worn in strange places.

This could be the result of a…

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The Safety and Satisfaction of the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT

When you take the wheel of a full-size crossover SUV like the 2017 Ford Explorer, you're taking command of a vehicle that can provide you with style, comfort, capability, and safety so your whole family can cruise with a smile. For the Sanchez family in the video below, it's the XLT trim that meets their needs. From the SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system for entertainment, to the maximum of 81.7 cubic feet of cargo space, to the safety of the rearview camera and lane-keeping system, and more, it might just be the perfect vehicle for you and…

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The 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum Exceeds All Expectations

Getting inside the cabin of the 2017 Ford F-150 means taking control of a handsome and rugged pickup truck that can dominate any road and take on nearly any job; for those of you that need more luxury and style in your ride, the F-150's Platinum trim has you covered. Take it from real F-150 owner Gary "The Ripper" Ripowski in the video below and learn more about the massaging seats, 3.5-liter V6…

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