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Navigate life more easily with the Ford Escape

There are definitely moments where we here at Warthan Brothers Maquoketa Ford wish we could be relieved of some of our daily stressors. Luckily, if you drive the 2017 Ford Escape, that's always possible. This capable crossover delivers a smooth, silky ride with ample power and the most accommodating features on the market.


You have a lot on your hands. We have just the trick to make you feel unstoppable. #FordEscape

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The Right Preparations for a Road Trip You'll Always Remember

Taking a road trip requires a lot of planning and work but, if you're like us, most of that planning goes into what you're doing at your destination and not what you might need along the way. So, to help us all have a road trip that goes much more smoothly, the pros suggest you put together two kits - an emergency kit and a convenience kit. With things like jumper cables and first aid in the emergency kit, and with items like baby wipes and Ziploc bags in the convenience kit, you'll be ready for…

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Protect Your Vehicle With Ford Splash Guards

The road is full of dirt, grime, and salt, all of which could end up on your car, truck, or SUV, if you don't have Ford Splash Guards. Watch the video below to see what type of splash guards Ford has available.

In the video you will see that each Ford model has a specific splash guard designed just for them. Some are wider or taller than others because they need to be while others are made of more heavy duty materials. All of the splash guards are necessary, though.

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The Ford F-150 Platinum: Luxurious And Tough At The Same Time

Yes, you can be luxurious and tough at the same time. Don't believe us? Watch the following video to see what Gary "The Ripper" Ripowski, a Ford F-150 Platinum truck owner, has to say about that.

Although his reference to the inside of the truck being "like getting in a tuxedo" is hilarious we understand where he is coming from. From the outside the F-150 Platinum looks absolutely stunning and, once you sit inside the driver's seat, you are comforted by plush seats, a plethora of innovative technology, and a powerful engine. Gary even mentioned the massaging seats…

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2017 Ford Focus RS Earns Acclaim from

If ever there were a hot hatchback that could render us here at Warthan Brothers Maquoketa Ford straight-up speechless, our esteemed American automaker's, the 2017 Focus RS, would have to be it.

And what makes it so?

That answer, conveniently enough, can be found in the clip below. Team up with Road Test Editor Dan Ilika to get a feel for the Focus RS:

As Mr. Ilika is quick to point out, the Focus RS's turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is, simply put, out of this world.

Mating with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel…

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What's the Worst That Can Happen On My Road Trip?

We've all seen the movie "The National Lampoon's Vacation." The Griswold family left a memorable image of what can go wrong with a road trip. Road trips aren't meant to be perfect. Cars break down. You may lose your wallet or purse. Your cell phone might quit working. You could hit a deer. Things happen to the best of us at the most inopportune times.

So what's the worst that can happen and how do you prepare? There are many ways to make sure you have a plan in place for your next road trip. You…
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Is it Time for a New Battery?

A battery is an essential part of any vehicle. Unfortunately, car batteries don't last forever (actually, they only last two - five years on average). On the bright side, there are a lot of simple ways to diagnose issues with your cars battery. A simple check under the hood can be very fruitful in preventing possible issues that a dead or dying battery could cause. Here are some basics:
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