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Maximize your MPG!

As we enter the travel season, gas prices begin to make a steady climb skyward and everyone is looking to pinch pennies at the pump. Luckily there are some fairly simple and inexpensive  solutions to improving your fuel economy and saving money. Don't leave home without these tips.

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Driving in Rain and Extreme Weather

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Extreme weather conditions like torrential springtime rain can happen when you’d least expect it, so here’s how to be prepared in the event of torrential rains.

Ideally, you should try to avoid driving in heavy rains. Know your local weather broadcast channel (pre-program it to your radio now), always listen to the forecast and pay attention to thunderstorm warnings issued by the National Weather Service before you head out on the road. But if it’s unavoidable, here are some tips for driving in heavy rain.

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A Mustang Ready For St. Patty's Day!

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Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Ford is unveiling Grabber Lime for the 2020 Mustang. More potent than krypton-ite, this high-impact green inspired by a vintage Mustang color from the 1970s is sure to leave other muscle cars green with envy.
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NEW FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY PICKUP HAS NEXT-LEVEL CAPABILITY, POWER AND TECHNOLOGY

Ford, America’s truck leader, introduces the next level of Built Ford Tough heavy-duty pickup truck capability, power and technology with the new 2020 F-Series Super Duty pickup.

“Super Duty customers have demanding and diverse needs – from towing heavy trailers to repairing critical infrastructure,” said Kumar Galhotra, Ford president, North America. “Productivity is their lifeblood and their truck is their biggest tool. Our new Super Duty has more power, more payload and towing capability and better technology than ever to help these customers build a better world.”

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FORD INVESTS $1 BILLION IN CHICAGO PLANTS

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Ford Motor Company is investing $1 billion in Chicago Assembly and Stamping Plants and adding 500 new jobs as it prepares to launch three highly anticipated new SUVs that go on sale later this year.

The transformation at the plant, which will begin in March, will expand capacity for the production of the all-new Ford Explorer – including the Explorer ST and Explorer Hybrid – the all-new Police Interceptor Utility and the all-new Lincoln Aviator. The work will be completed in the spring. The additional 500 full-time jobs bring total employment at the two plants to approximately 5,800.

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Drive into Spring with Special Savings!

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You can take advantage of special savings this Spring at Barton Ford Suffolk! Get 90 days of deferred payments on new vehicles for a limited time! Some restrictions apply, please call or visit our dealership for details.

What do you want to take off of the lot with zero payments for 90 days? A new 2019 Mustang for an exciting new year? A powerful F-150 for your job site? Maybe an Explorer to tackle new adventures and see new sights in Virginia?
Whatever you need, Barton Ford Suffolk has you covered!

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What's that part? - Cabin Air Filter

A cabin air filter is designed to improve the air quality within your car by filtering dust, particulates, pollution, and other airborne materials before they come through your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. This part is especially useful for people with allergies, but is generally not required for most vehicles. Like most filters, over time the cabin air filter will clog and become unusable; this happens over the course of about 12,000-15,000 miles for most vehicles (but check your manual to be sure).

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FORD SURPASSES 1 MILLION TRUCK SALES IN 2018

It would take more than eight hours in a commercial jet flying more than 500 miles per hour to travel the full length, parked bumper-to-bumper, of all the Ford F-Series trucks sold globally in 2018 as the company marks 42 years as America’s best-selling truck and 37 years as America’s best-selling vehicle. During that flight, Ford would have sold nearly 1,000 more F-Series trucks.

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4 Reasons to Own a Truck in 2019

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2019 is here and it's time to revamp your ride with Barton Ford Suffolk! Have you been considering a truck while commuting in your Ford Fusion or Fiesta? We have a few more reasons to consider

1. A truck is no longer just workhorse...

In the age of the SUV, trucks have been seen as strictly workhorse vehicles and entirely too uncomfortable to own if you didn't need to tow anything around. Interior were either metal and leather or hard plastic with bench seating and nary a cup-holder in sight. Nowadays, trucks can be as plush and luxurious…
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Winter Maintenance Tips!

Your car works hard to keep you warm and safe in the dead of winter, and in spring it’s time for us to do our part by performing scheduled maintenance and inspections. These simple tips will ensure your car is perfectly prepared for the road ahead.

1. Start with a much-needed wash and wax. Not only will the springtime air feel invigorating for you, a thorough wash and wax will help stave off some of the corrosion from prolonged exposure to road salt and ice. Make sure to carefully consider the undercarriage and wheel-wells (where road salt can easily…
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