Ford's SYNC 3 Technology Is Changing Vehicle Interfacing Forever


Ford SYNC 3 technology is revolutionizing the way we interface with our vehicle in ways that we thought were a far distant possibility. Enhanced voice recognition makes it a snap to change your Sirius XM satellite radio or even call emergency 911 services hands free.

Passengers, as well as drivers, can enjoy an onboard in-vehicle WiFi Hotspot over a sturdy 4G LTE network powered by AT&T, enabling amazing road trip potential like never before. SYNC 3 AppLink technology can enable the use of the voice recognition software to hands-free control a wide range of compatible applications...
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The 2018 Ford Explorer has Design Features You Will Love

If you are looking for a vehicle that will provide you with room to take your family out and about in Hassett Ford-Lincoln, the 2018 Ford Explorer may be a good choice for you. This is a popular SUV for those who are looking for three rows of seats, and it has great design features.

The 2018 Ford Explorer features a redesigned exterior that features a grille that will catch your attention. The sleek appearance of this vehicle will make you proud as you drive it about. The 2018 Ford Explorer also offers seating for up to seven, with the…

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What Exactly Does An Alternator Do?


You may have heard of a friend's alternator going bad but do you really know what it does? Luckily, we here at Hassett Ford-Lincoln are here to teach you all of the basics.

The main function of an alternator is to produce an electrical current. This electrical current then circulates back to the car battery so that it remains charged. Without it, the battery would die after only a few uses as opposed to lasting years at a time. Most service experts estimate an alternator will last up to 150,000 miles driven or up to 7 years from…
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Brake Fluid: More Than Just an Automotive Lubricant

Most automobile drivers know that brake fluid is necessary for the smooth operation of the vehicle's braking system. However, few understand that they can utilize this component for another useful purpose as well.

When you have a leak in your braking system, the brake fluid will let you know. Feeling behind the wheel of the automobile will allow you to diagnose a leaky brake caliper that should be repaired or replaced right away.

The brake fluid will create bubbles around the seals of the master cylinder if this part is not functioning properly. The bubbles give you the opportunity…

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Choosing between purchasing a four-wheel drive vehicle and an all-wheel drive vehicle


Whether you live in the city or in the country, you could benefit from purchasing an all-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive vehicle, but there are differences between the two platforms. Some people are just trucks people, and for those people, they have the option of a four-wheel-drive platform that will give them the maneuverability that they need to drive off-road, on the farm, or even to go fishing while they tow their boat on a trailer. A person that lives in the city may be frustrated with winter road conditions and may want to do something about it....
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The 2018 Ford Fusion Is The Best Of Both Worlds


The size of your vehicle matters. Do you want something larger so you can carry more things at once or do you go for a smaller car that's perhaps cheaper and better on gas? There will always be this internal battle of whether you should go big or go small with your next vehicle so why not split the difference and test drive a mid-size sedan like our new 2018 Ford Fusion.

You get the best of both worlds out of this vehicle. There is ton's trunk space for family vacations and even more leg room so that…
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Ford's SYNC 3 Infotainment System: User-Friendly and Tech Savvy


Ford has done it again with its SYNC 3 Infotainment System. The new easy-to-use system combines your entertainment and navigation systems into a product that will make driving enjoyable again. You will enjoy and actually use Ford's SYNC 3 Infotainment System whether you are an experienced system user or less than tech-savvy consumer.

If you are like me, you probably don't enjoy reading manuals after you make a new purchase. Buy a Ford with the company's SYNC 3 Infotainment System, and you won't have to spend hours delving into technical...
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Using Technology Such as the Ford Blind Spot Information System


One of the more aggravating circumstances in driving a car is that of dealing with the proverbial blind spot. The blind spot is the area behind and to either side of your vehicle where your side mirrors do not pick up anything. The only way that you can detect the presence of another vehicle is to glance back over your shoulder and look for an instant.

The Ford Blind Spot Information System uses sensors to detect if there is anything in the Blind Spot area and if so, then there is a flashing light on your side mirror. This allows…
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