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How Does the 2018 Ford Explorer Model’s Cargo Space Compare to Its Rivals?

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Cargo area of 2018 Ford Explorer with collapsed seats

2018 Ford Explorer Cargo Space Against Leading Competitors

When it comes to SUVs, Ford set the bar with its Explorer model back in the early 1990s. That bar has remained high for the last quarter of a century thanks to the Ford Explorer model’s top-notch performance, seating capacity, and expansive cargo space. Over the years, the Ford Explorer has gained several rivals. We did some research and found the cargo space dimensions of these rivals. We then put them in an easy-to-read chart so that you can understand where the 2018 edition of the Ford Explorer stands: (more…)

See How the 2018 Ford Expedition Compares to Its Biggest Rivals!

Friday, January 5th, 2018
2018 Ford Expedition driving on a rural highway

2018 Ford Expedition Comparison Videos

It is no secret that Ford and General Motors are major rivals. We have to admit that we like to get in on the action and boast the benefits of owning a Ford over a GM product (Here is a joke for you: Why are there sidewalks beside streets? So that Chevy owners have a safe place to walk home!). Some of our most frequent questions from shoppers pertain to how the newly-redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition is better than similar models from GM. Ford’s videographers and marketing team did an awesome job creating some new commercials that thoroughly compare the 2018 Ford Expedition against its leading competitors. Enjoy! (more…)

Which 2017 Ford Sedan is the Right Size for Me?

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

2017 Ford Sedan Models and Size Classifications

Ford has a huge following of drivers who show lifetime loyalty to the brand. These drivers love Ford vehicles for their top-notch quality, high-performing engines, and all-around good looks. They also love the wide selection of vehicle styles and sizes that will match their needs for whatever point in life they are at. This includes the many options from the sedan lineup. Now the question is, which 2017 Ford sedan is the right size for you? Check out our specs below to decide! (more…)

2017 Ford Flex trim level comparison

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
2017 Ford Flex trim level comparison

If you’re in the market for a new three-row crossover SUV that’s as versatile as it is spacious, you’re going to want to check out the 2017 Ford Flex. Trust us. The 2017 Flex has a wagon-like design, which dramatically increases cargo space, and is full of high-quality features like rear parking sensors, heated mirrors with integrated blind spot sections, and a rearview camera. But how do you know which trim will fit your lifestyle and needs? That’s what we’re here for! Take a look at our trim level comparison, and then contact our team at Mike Castrucci Alexandria to learn more!  (more…)

What’s the difference between the 2017 Lincoln MKZ model configurations?

Friday, July 14th, 2017
2017 Lincoln MKZ in Dark Gray

2017 Lincoln MKZ Trim Level Comparison

The 2017 Lincoln MKZ is sleek, sophisticated, and powerful with an upgraded design, upscale amenities and features, and a thrilling engine under the hood. The luxury sedan is offered in three trim levels, each offering a gas-only and a hybrid configuration. To help drivers decide which model best fits their needs, we put together a quick 2017 Lincoln MKZ trim level comparison.


2017 Ford Fusion trim levels explained

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
2017 Ford Fusion trim level comparison

The Ford Fusion has been making waves in its class for years now, and the 2017 Fusion does more than just continue the trend. With numerous styling upgrades, new features, and additional engine options, car shoppers are turning to the 2017 Fusion for their new midsize sedan. But how do you choose which trim is the best fit for you? That’s where we come in. Keep reading for a detailed explanation of the 2017 Ford Fusion’s trim levels. (more…)

What are the differences between the 2017 Ford Focus and 2017 Ford Fusion?

Monday, May 15th, 2017
2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Ford Fusion

Car shoppers use a variety of techniques when in the market for a new vehicle. Some car shoppers first choose a body style, then compare the models various automakers have in their respective lineups. Others first choose an automaker, then choose a vehicle within that automaker’s lineup. If you’re looking for a new four-door car, Ford has a variety of excellent options. Two of the brand’s most popular cars are the Ford Fusion and Ford Focus, but how do they compare, and more importantly, what are the differences between the two? Keep reading to find out! (more…)

2017 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Chevy Malibu

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
2017 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Chevy Malibu_o

When you’re in the market for a new car, it’s important to do as much in-depth research as you can about different vehicles. Once you’ve chosen a vehicle class, you’ll want to compare similar vehicles within that class. Drivers looking for a midsize car have a dizzying array of cars to choose from, and our team at Mike Castrucci Alexandria never want you to feel overwhelmed, so we’re putting our 2017 Ford Fusion head-to-head against one of its top competitors: the 2017 Chevy Malibu. (more…)

Understanding various trims of the 2017 Ford Focus

Friday, January 27th, 2017
2017 Ford Focus trim level comparison

2017 Ford Focus trim level comparison

The 2017 Ford Focus is an impressive little car, and with nine trim levels to choose from, drivers are sure to find the features and specs they can’t live without. We know how difficult it can be to find information about features and specs offered on different trim levels, so read on for a full comparison between the 2017 Ford Focus’s nine trim levels! (more…)

2014 Ford Fusion vs. 2014 Honda Accord

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Only Ford Fusion is available with turbocharged, EcoBoost power.

2014 Ford Fusion vs. 2014 Honda Accord

In today’s automotive marketplace, the term mid-size sedan is thrown around quite often. To add some context to this frequently used term, the blog at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria is pitting two of the category’s most recognizable nameplates against one another in a head-to-head comparison. The result of that 2014 Ford Fusion vs. 2014 Honda Accord showdown is fleshed out below. (more…)