What Makes the Ford EcoSport a Great Compact SUV Choice for 2020?

For individuals or families who want more room than a sedan can provide, a compact SUV is a great alternative. Designed with maneuverability and storage capability in mind, a compact SUV lets you traverse rough terrain, move freely during your commute and store everything you need in its spacious interior.

The Ford EcoSport is a prime example of a great compact SUV. Find out three great reasons to consider one in 2020.

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Get Ready for Your Road Trip

Whether you're preparing for a trip across the state or across the country, it's important that your vehicle is in good working order before you leave. Check out Bob Gillingham Ford's car checklist for a road trip, and make sure everything in your Ford car, truck or SUV is running as it should before you depart.

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Top 3 Most Fuel-Efficient Ford Vehicles

Fuel efficiency is a top car-buying consideration consumers pay attention to, along with safety, warranty availability, comfort and entertainment features. Several cars and trucks in Ford's lineup are built to be fuel-efficient vehicles. Find out Bob Gillingham's top five picks for the most fuel-efficient Ford cars.

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Why the Ford Expedition Is the Perfect Family-Friendly SUV

Ford manufactures lots of great family-friendly SUVs, including the Escape, Edge and Explorer. But perhaps the most family-friendly SUV in Ford's lineup is the Expedition. It's listed at #1 on US News and World Report's large SUV rankings, and it provides plenty of features and space, especially for large families with growing children. Find out what makes the Ford Expedition the perfect family-friendly SUV.

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How Does Financing a Car Work?

There's no question that purchasing a new or pre-owned car is an expensive endeavor. According to Edmunds, the average price of a new car today is about $37,000. The vast majority of customers don't have that kind of cash upfront, so car buyers generally have two options: a direct loan or vehicle financing.

Learn more about how vehicle financing works when you shop for a new car at Bob Gillingham Ford.

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5 Great Ford F-150 Camper Options

The Ford F-150 was America's best-selling truck for the 42nd straight year in 2018. And we expect that legacy to continue well into this decade. People choose F-series trucks for a variety of reasons — some people need them to be daily workhorses at the construction jobsite, and others like using it to haul their boats in the summer and snowmobiles in the winter.

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5 Best Used Ford Models

While buying a new Ford vehicle is a great choice, especially since you get to drive a car that no one else has really touched and you can customize it with all the features you want, the price tag is a bit steep for some. That's why a used Ford car or truck can be an excellent alternative: You can enjoy all the great things Ford has to offer at a more affordable price.

The pre-owned and used market is competitive, and there are many options to choose from depending on what you like to drive. Check out these…

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Why Do Trucks Hold Their Value?

It's common knowledge that most cars start losing their value the minute you drive them off the lot — it's just the nature of buying a new car. Most depreciate between 20-30% during the first year of ownership.

But pickup trucks are sometimes one notable exception to this rule. While the resale value of a Ford pickup doesn't remain extremely high after you buy it, it does tend to depreciate less than other vehicles. Why do trucks hold their value so well? Find out some possible answers below.

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5 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Car

Purchasing a new car is an exciting time. It smells great, it looks great and if it ticks all of your boxes, it might be the perfect fit for you and your family. It's also not a decision that should be made lightly, and it requires careful consideration. To help you get started, here are some questions to ask when buying a new car, both to yourself and the dealership.

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