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Experience Ford Flex Design Features

First released in 2008, Ford's Flex continues to provide an alternative to typical sport utility vehicles. If you desire an SUV with looks that separate it from the pack, consider a new Flex. Here are two of the midsize SUV's design highlights.

Available in this three-row SUV, you can find driver-controlled ambient lighting. This feature lets you choose from seven hues to light your Flex's footwells, center bin and center cup holders. Use this Flex design feature to set a new mood for every drive!

 

 
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All New Ford EcoSport Capability Features

The design of the Ford EcoSport is intended to make your use of the vehicle more comfortable and exceptional. One of the capability features of the Ford EcoSport is the ability of the back seats to fold up for more space.

Another of the capability features of the Ford EcoSport is higher ground clearance. This aids in making the ride associated with the Ford EcoSport consistently smoother. In addition, the car has electric stability control, which assists with a smoother ride over rough patches of roadway.

The Ford EcoSport comes complete with auto-dimming mirrors. These are ideal when...

 
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Ford C-Max Opens a World of Possibilities

Compact hybrids are one of the most popular types of vehicles on the roads of Honolulu. However, even though you are in the market for a smaller car doesn't mean you should sacrifice performance. That's where the Ford C-Max comes in. It's packed full of great performance features that make it fun to drive.

The C-Max has best-in-class 188 horsepower. Even when it's in all-electric mode, this hybrid vehicle can reach a speed of up to 85 miles per house. The car's lithium-ion battery and gasoline engine work together to provide you with a great…

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Failing Transmission Signs

While you're driving, you might wonder about whether the transmission will continue to shift the gears in the vehicle. There are a few signs that you will usually notice if there is an issue with the transmission.

A clear sign is slippage. This means that the vehicle will slip into another gear without you changing it and for no reason. The transmission might start to whine, especially if you put the vehicle in reverse. Sometimes, there will be a hard shift when you put the vehicle in reverse or in drive. A delayed engagement of the gears is also…

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Tire Pressure And Tread Should Never Be Overlooked


​Car owners should never overlook their tire tread or pressure when traveling. That is why we here at Honolulu Ford want to make sure you know the basics.

Your tire pressure should always be set to what is stated in the owner's manual. If they are under-inflated the car will have to work harder and if they are over inflated the tires will wear too quickly. The rule of thumb to test the tread of your tire is to place a penny in your tire tread and if the tread covers Lincoln's head you should be okay to…
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Get The Best Out Of Your Horsepower Today

Most drivers associate horsepower with the amount of velocity that is in their engine. If you're looking for increased speed, there is a specific amount of horsepower you're looking for. You can select from a specific engine type including a V-6 and V-8 engine at your discretion. The theory is, the more horsepower, then the more kick behind the acceleration. Muscle cars, trucks, and sports car are often chosen because of their horsepower. Do you know where the term horsepower comes from? Visit your local authorized automobile dealer for more details on more details on horsepower and...
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Drive farther with the new generation of engine oil


Newer cars and trucks that are on the market today many thousands of miles on their engine before they need their oil changed. This is due to the fact that oil has changed significantly since it was used decades ago. In the 1970s and 1980s it was very common for a vehicle to need its oil changed every 3000 miles because the manufacturer wanted to make sure to prevent significant engine damage.

​Now that there are technological advancements in engine oil, such as synthetic oils, the 3000-mile rule is just a fallacy. No longer will these oils gunk up engines…
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Fantastic Futuristic Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment System


Picture yourself cruising down the freeway to get to your destination. The traffic is jammed, and you need to call up your spouse to tell them you will be late for dinner. Instead of fumbling for your Bluetooth device, the new Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment System takes care of that for you and much more.

The SYNC 3 has a handful of features that are offered. It can be paired with any driver's smartphone, including Pandora, Spotify and iHeartRadio, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, and enhanced voice recognition, all at the touch of one button on the steering wheel…
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Ford Blind Spot Information System


Some of the newer Ford vehicles offer a useful tool for drivers called Blind Spot Information System. This feature essentially notifies drivers when there is an object in their path that may not be visible to them. On each side view mirror, there is a light that illuminates. The light comes on when the car is moving, and when an object is in your blind spot -- such as a car passing you on the highway. This feature comes in handy when changing lanes or when overtaking other vehicles on the road. By looking at the mirror and seeing whether or…
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