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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
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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
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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…)

Ford Fiesta vs. Chevy Sonic in a Fuel Efficiency Showdown

Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Drivers looking for the most fuel efficient ride in the tri-state would do well to heed the Ford Fiesta vs. Chevy Sonic showdown

Ford Fiesta vs. Chevy Sonic

Tri-state drivers setting their sights on subcompact cars are typically in the market for one specific vehicle trait. If the desire to wring as much fuel economy out of your daily driver as possible is what landed you at the Mike Castrucci of Alexandria blog, then the tri-state dealership’s Ford Fiesta vs. Chevy Sonic comparison will be right up your alley. (more…)

Under the Microscope: 2014 vs. 2015 Ford F-150

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Drivers comparing the 2014 vs. 2015 Ford F-150 should find the new truck more maneuverable with 700 less pounds of weight.

2014 vs. 2015 Ford F-150

There’s a great deal of evidence that would suggest the 2015 Ford F-150 may be accompanied by the greatest sense of anticipation in Ford pickup history. Though the truck has been the top-selling vehicle in the United States for more than 30 years, there is something markedly different about the 2015 model of America’s go-to pickup. Mike Castrucci of Alexandria is here to explore exactly what that difference is by comparing the 2014 vs. 2015 Ford F-150. (more…)

The Upside of the Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Drivers comparing the Ford C-Max Energi vs. Cadillac ELR will find C-Max practically priced and functionally capable.

Ford C-Max Energi vs. Cadillac ELR

You could say Cadillac brought it upon themselves. After airing an ad that many thought was a bit too hegemonistic (see bottom of page), the stage was set for an automaker to offer a take that might be considered more conscionable. Shown below, that’s exactly what Ford accomplished in their invitation to compare the Ford C-Max Energi vs. Cadillac ELR. (more…)

Castrucci Holds 2014 Ford Escape vs. 2014 Ford Edge Throwdown

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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The 2014 Ford Escape is ready to throwdown with the 2014 Ford Edge at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria.

2014 Ford Escape vs. 2014 Ford Edge

Though each Ford SUV name is a proper fit with respect to the character of the vehicle it identifies, running down a list of names like Escape, Edge, Explorer, and Excursion is just as much an exercise for the mind as it is for the mouth. For this reason Mike Castrucci of Alexandria has pitted the two five-passenger SUVs in Ford’s lineup against one another for a 2014 Ford Escape vs. 2014 Ford Edge throwdown. (more…)

2014 Taurus, Fusion Fit Many Needs For Car Buyers

Friday, August 9th, 2013
Ford Taurus and Ford Fusion

The new Ford Taurus offers performance to rival just about any competitor.

Ford Taurus and Ford Fusion

The Ford Taurus is one of the most popular sedans ever produced by Ford Motor Company and many of our Mike Castrucci of Alexandria sales professionals can attest to the impressive customer loyalty felt and exhibited toward the Ford Taurus. Many of us remember that the Taurus went away for a short period of time which gave rise to a few different sedans including the Ford Fusion; which then became an incredibly popular vehicle in its own right. One of the major functions of the Mike Castrucci of Alexandria Blog is to handle much of the heavy lifting for you when it comes to performing internet research. In your own time spent learning about our excellent inventory of new vehicles, you may be wondering about the differences between the Ford Taurus and the Ford Fusion. (more…)

Ford Flex Out Flies Honda Pilot In Almost All ways

Monday, July 8th, 2013
Ford Flex vs. Honda Pilot

The 2013 Ford Flex has more horsepower and towing capacity than the Honda Pilot

Ford Flex vs. Honda Pilot

For the sake of argument, let’s assume that in your search for a new car you have already ruled out a sedan or coupe. Your family has already out grown them and you have concluded that you need more room to work with inside your vehicle. Now, keeping that in mind, you have already put your foot down that you are not driving a minivan. Mike Castrucci of Alexandria has some options in the SUV world for you to look at. It can be difficult to decide which direction to head when it comes to choosing an SUV, we are here to help by comparing the Ford Flex vs. the Honda Pilot. These two full-size SUVs offer seating capacities that rival minivans while also bringing some other advantages to the table. (more…)