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Ford Expedition Performance Stands in a Class of Its Own

The Ford Expedition provides a superb and enhanced ride. The popular full-size SUV has a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission as standard features to provide exceptional performance, while also allowing maximum comfort.

The SUV's powertrain is supported by an independent suspension system that gives you a ride quality that is unmatched. The independent multi-link rear suspension was designed by Ford to allow the wheels to become accustomed to certain road conditions in order to enhance the ride quality and provide better handling capability. 

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Sheehy 8000’s Road to Heart Health

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At (insert store name), we are very excited for this year’s Sheehy 8000 Sales Race! Not only are we excited to sell 8,000 vehicles in 50 days, we are also thrilled to be partnering with the American Heart Association again. Throughout this partnership we have helped the American Heart Association with their annual National Walking Day event at Springfield Town Center and have donated over $200,000 during each year’s Sheehy 8000. This year’s fundraising efforts will bring us over $1 million dollars raised for the American Heart Association! If you would like to help us…
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What Makes the Ford Explorer a Must-Have SUV?

Ford Explorer models are all-new this year, and the Sheehy Ford of Richmond team could not be more excited! This midsize SUV is well known for its style and performance. The engine provides a 3.5-liter V6 at its base, but that can be upgraded with different trims and a performance package. If you are looking for an SUV that can get higher fuel economy, the 2018 Ford Explorer also comes with an EcoBoost trim. Ford has worked some magic with the other trims in order to provide fuel economy with the same acceleration you expect from a Ford tough…

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Ford Escape: Versatility and Style for Your Richmond Commute

If you’ve been thinking of getting an SUV but are still undecided, you may want to check out the new Ford Escape from Sheehy Ford of Richmond. This popular compact SUV is bigger than it looks, drives better than you’d imagine and has many capabilities. Stop in at our new Ford showroom and see for yourself the many things that make the Escape so popular.

The Ford Escape offers drivers a choice of three engines so they can get the one that best matches driving style. Whether you’re looking for quick torque delivery, balanced power, gas mileage…

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Handle the Ford Super Duty with Ease

The Ford Super Duty truck is one of the toughest heavy-duty trucks around. The Ford Super Duty is also one of the smartest heavy-duty trucks, with innovative technologies like the Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), Trailer Reverse Guidance/Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Tow.

BLIS alerts you from the outside mirror when a vehicle is in your blind spot and takes into account the trailer you may be towing. The Cross-Traffic Alert feature can sense another vehicle coming from behind when you are backing out from an area.  

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Ford Fiesta ST Performance Highlights

The Ford Fiesta ST is one of the most popular hatchbacks on the market today. One of its primary performance features is the ability to apply the brakes the moment that it detects the wheels are slipping. This can be helpful when you are driving on icy streets or have to make a quick turn on a gravel road.

The vehicle also comes with anti-lock brakes (ABS) standard. This means that you won't have to worry about the brakes not working when you need to come to a quick stop. That could be the difference between being involved in…

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Cleaning Your Headlights Yourself With Simple Ingredients

If you don't drive much at night, you may not notice that your headlights aren't shining brightly. There are a few home remedies that can help you brighten your headlights on your own.

Two DIY methods to brighten your headlights are toothpaste and insect repellent. Put some toothpaste on a wet rag and rub down the headlight plastic or glass. Try a similar method with a rag and insect repellent, but make sure it includes DEET. Don't let the repellent get on your car's paint as it may damage the finish. 

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Important Safety Checklist for Towing Any Size Vehicle

Regardless the size of the vehicle that you will be towing, it is important to work through a safety checklist to ensure you don't have any incidents on the road that could have been avoided.

Always check that the weight of the towed vehicle is evenly distributed. Too much weight on one side could be problematic around curves. Have someone sit inside your vehicle and depress the brake pedal so you can make certain all the lighting is connected the right way. Check the flashers too and directional lights. 

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The Basics of Servicing Your Differential

Checking or changing the lubrication oil in your differential is actually easy if you drive a light truck. Even though it sounds easy to do, this procedure will help you avoid differential problems when on the road, so don’t take it for granted.

Now, if your wheels were to rotate at the same speed, your car would jump-skitter, because the outer side of the tire is faster than the inside. To balance this phenomenon, the differential is made in three different types, including torque-vectoring, limited-slip, and open versions.

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Keep Your Car from Overheating

If you’ve found coolant in a puddle underneath your vehicle, you may have a leak in your cooling system. Keeping your cooling system and radiator working is an easy way to keep your engine running smoothly.

A hot engine can damage critical components. The cooling system keeps the engine cool by moving coolant through the hot components. The radiator takes the heat and sends it to the outside air. If coolant levels are low or the cooling system isn’t working properly, the engine will overheat.

Coolant leaks are easily found by service people during routine maintenance, so following…

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