Archive for October, 2016

Ford’s Active Safety Features

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
ford pre collision assist with pedestrian detection feature

How Does Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection Work?

Collisions can not only be caused by distracted driving but also by distracted walking. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every eight minutes, a pedestrian is injured in a motor vehicle crash. One of the main causes is people walking while texting which they have named “petextrians.” With the advancement of technology, pedestrians are more distracted than ever and Ford has created an active safety feature that helps predict the movements of pedestrians to help reduce the severity of and sometimes eliminate frontal collisions altogether.   (more…)

Does the 2017 Ford Escape Have All-Wheel Drive?

Friday, October 21st, 2016
2017 ford escape all-wheel drive driving in snow

2017 Escape with All-Wheel Drive

The 2017 Ford Escape really turned heads this year with revised exterior styling, as well as some interior improvements, a new turbocharged engine and more. The 2017 Escape is available in three trims S, SE and Titanium. For customers who would prefer the all-wheel drive system, Ford offers available all-wheel drive on all trims except the base S model. All-wheel drive is a good option for those who live in areas that experience snow and all other sorts of weather. If you are unsure what the difference between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive is, then check out the benefits of each system. (more…)

What Does Adaptive Steering Do?

Monday, October 17th, 2016
ford adaptive steering feature 2017 ford super duty pickup hauling trailer

2017 Ford Super Duty Adaptive Steering Feature

The new 2017 Super Duty has begun arriving at Heritage Ford. In our inventory already, we have the 2017 Ford F-250 and 2017 Ford F-350 with more new F-series models due to be arriving soon. The 2017 model year for the F-series lineup has already proven to be an important year for the pickup truck. The F-series lineup has been completely redesigned for the model year to include more powerful engines, roomier interiors and more convenience and technology features to make the Ford pickup truck the most productive truck on the market.   (more…)

Haunted Houses in South Burlington

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
dark haunted house haunted attractions in vermont

Best Haunted Houses in Vermont 

October has arrived and the month is full of cooler weather, crisp leaves and of course everything Halloween. One of the favorite activities of many during the month of October is to visit a haunted house attraction. Haunted houses are great activities to really get you in the spirit of Halloween. If you live in Vermont or plan to visit the great state during the month of October then check some of the best haunted houses in the South Burlington and surrounding areas.   (more…)