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Defining Horsepower for a New Generation

We here at Broadwater Ford know how difficult it can be to pick a new vehicle to purchase or lease. There are so many wonderful options available in the Townsend, MT area and from a wide variety of manufacturers. There really is something for everyone. One factor you might want to consider in a new vehicle is horsepower.

Horsepower basically represents how much power is coming from the engine in a specific vehicle, and you can learn a lot from this one number. 

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Let the SYNC3 Handle Tasks for You While You Drive

Ford has designed a virtual assistant of sorts for you while you drive with their SYNC3 voice recognition system. Featuring a highly-capable touchscreen, the SYNC3 can perform simple music searches for you, and operate your climate control system all while keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road ahead.

The SYNC3 system can also integrate with your smartphone using Android Auto. You can make or receive phone calls, check voicemails, send and receive text messages, access all of your favorite music, and use your navigation system with Google Maps and enjoy getting...

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Advice for Avoiding Common Road Trip Pitfalls

Our team at Broadwater Ford is committed to making sure you have the best experience possible for your vehicle. We'd like to share some helpful tips if you're considering a road trip this traveling season. Planning ahead is always the best way to have a great trip. Be certain to schedule any maintenance or repairs before taking your trip. Here are a few of our best pieces of advice to guide you along your journey:

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2018 Ford Fiesta: Redefining the Subcompact Car Industry


After a lot of speculation, Ford has finally released the much anticipated 2018 Ford Fiesta. The subcompact car harbors improved features and technologies, making it one of the best subcompact cars in the market.

Besides the exquisite body design, there are three engine choices for the 2018 Ford Fiesta, all of which are 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost gasoline engines, providing up to 138 horsepower. Also present in the new Fiesta are various driver assisting technologies never seen before. Some of these include parking assistance, cross-traffic system, as well as pedestrian...
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The 2018 Ford Fusion

What are the new features of 2018 Ford Fusion? The 2018 Ford Fusion is a type of sedan that is four-door mid-size. The 2018 Ford Fusion can be a primary sedan, high-performance sedan, luxury Sedan eco-friendly sedan or a family sedan.

The 2018 Ford Fusion still has the features of 2017 model including automatic stop/start, a rotary shifter, and adaptive cruise control.

The 2018 Ford Fusion is obtainable in five different categories that are Sport, Platinum, Titanium SE and S. You can get the hybrid at all levels apart from Sports. Also, you can find Energi plug-in and Hybrid…

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Should you buy or lease your next vehicle?


One of the toughest questions that anyone faces when considering acquiring a new car is whether or not they should buy or lease a vehicle. The truth is that both of these options have merits and drawbacks, and only the buyer themselves can ultimately know which one will be best for them.

But there are very real differences between buying and leasing. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to give specific advice on whether or not a given individual should buy or lease their next vehicle. The benefits of leasing versus buying are often affected by such things as a local…
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Maintaining Your Most Important Safety Features: Brakes


Brakes are one of the safety features for your car that cannot be ignored. They must be serviced on a regular basis in order to not be a danger to you and your passengers. Here are some steps to help prevent any dangers.

Required Brake Maintenance

- You must get them inspected every 12,000 miles.
- Go to the service department if you hear any grinding noises.
- Be certain to call the service department if you have any loss of braking power.

Loss of braking power means that you should not drive it further until it is inspected. The service department…
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Why the 2017 Ford Fusion Belongs on Your Midsize Sedan Short List

Has your new-vehicle search led you to the midsize sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Broadwater Ford think you might match up rather well with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

What makes us say that, though?

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to help you understand. Check out her review of the Fusion in the clip below:

We have to hand it to Ford: the Fusion's base model -- the S -- is a stunner from every angle.

Standard amenities on this iteration include 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, LED taillamps, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel…

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Incoming! Flood-Damaged Cars Could be Heading to Montana—Here's How to Avoid Them

Less than a week after Harvey said farewell to the coast of Texas, Hurricane Irma prepared to tear into Florida. Many people in the FEMA disaster areas have lost everything, including their cars.

While this is a time for compassion, and we urge you to donate to relief efforts, it is also a time to be wary when shopping for pre-owned vehicles.

Flood-damaged cars don't always look like a total loss from the outside. They can easily be washed, have their upholstery cleaned and dried, and appear good as new. Except they're not. All vehicles sitting in high…

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Back-to-School Time is Upon Us & Ford Expedition is Ready!

 

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Whether you're proudly shipping a college student of to the dorms, or you're wrangling six screaming children on the first day of elementary school, the 2018 Ford Expedition has got you covered.

Thanks to an independent rear suspension, the load floor is lower than competing full-size SUVs like the Suburban and Tahoe, making it easier to pack cargo without straining, and giving third-row passengers more legroom and head room.

With over 108 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the first row, no…

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