Weikert Ford Inc.

21399 Highway 27
Directions Lake Wales, FL 33859

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2017 Ford Focus RS Provides Next-Level Performance

If you happen to be hunting for a hot hatchback for your next daily driver, we here at Weikert Ford Inc. think you just may find your perfect fit in ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

And what makes us so sure?

Click "play" on the clip below to find out; Road Test Editor Dan Ilika is here with more info on this high-flying hatch:

Loaded with luxuries, the sole trim level of the Focus RS leaves very little (if anything) to be desired.

Standard equipment includes 19-inch alloy wheels, summer tires, performance brakes, adjustable suspension settings, automatic xenon…

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Bamboo: Invasive Pest or Environmental Hero?

Since 2011, all new vehicles in Ford's North American lineup have used soy-based foam in their seat cushions, and that was only the beginning. Natural materials Ford uses in current models include:

  • Kenaf
  • Mustard oil
  • Wheat straw
  • Cotton
  • Rice hulls
  • Soon, bamboo may be added to that list. Ford recently revealed that it is evaluating bamboo as its newest renewable material, and that bamboo has been exceeding every other plant-based resource in durability.

    But isn't bamboo invasive?

    Lake Wales residents may have experienced the landscaping nightmare of invasive golden bamboo taking over their yards, completely flouting property lines…

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    Getting The Most From Your Road Trip

    You want to make the most of your road trip. You have limited time off with a busy working schedule. You don't have time for errors. This might be your only opportunity to get to this specific destination. You might be visiting family. You may be visiting an attraction. You might just hit the road for a spontaneous adventure. Spontaneous adventures are great. They aren't so great when things go wrong.

    That's why it's so important to think about what to take. You'll need a full charge on your cell phone. You can fuel up…
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    Looks From a Car Wash Can Be Deceiving

    On a summer weekend, car enthusiasts often reach for a bucket and cloth. It's time to wash the car. A hand wash is an awesome way to get exercise. You may get your car completely clean. However, hands washes don't always equal great protection for your paint job.

    A professional car wash might be the only way to clean your car thoroughly. Looks from a hand wash can be deceiving. Paint fades after time because of the elements cars face. The only way to ensure that paint job is with a professional car wash. It'll apply pressure…
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    Fuel Economy: Get More Drive Out Of Your Buck

    When you own a car, there is a certain expense that you know you are going to have. Finding ways to save money on your vehicle can be crucial, and one of the best ways to save money is getting great fuel economy. Now you may be wondering, "how can I get more drive for my buck and save on trips to the gas pump?" Listed below are some hints to help you in your pockets and help you travel longer on a tank of gas.
    1) How about driving at 55? The speed of 55 seems to be the…
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    Meet the Future with the 2017 Ford Escape

    Have you ever just wished that your car could do more for you? When you buy something you will use every day, it should be able to help you as much as possible. That is why the new 2017 Ford Escape is so loved by drivers every where. Ford has used the newest technology to make the new Escape as accommodating as possible. One of the new and crazy cool features is the hands free park assists. The great looking SUV takes control of the wheel while in use. The car helps to parallel park in almost any space! Another…
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    The 2017 Ford Explorer: Making Driving Fun Again

    Love to go exploring? Then I've found the perfect companion to your adventures: the Ford Explorer. It loves to go exploring as much as you do. Take on the world from the luxurious driver's seat of this beast. Even when you're not in the driver's seat, you can utilize FordPass to reserve parking in advance, call up Roadside Assistance, and schedule your next maintenance. All conveniently from your phone. SYNC 3 will even give you the capability to control and connect your smartphone while remaining hands-free on the road. And its powerful EcoBoost engines....
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    Did You Forget to Change Your Oil?

    It's that special time again. It's time to change the oil on your engine. Did you, by chance, forget that this needed to be done? Do not delay any longer, for you are playing with the very life of your vehicle in general. Such a thing is obviously never wise to do, nor is it ever recommended.

    It is always better to pay a bit more and to see an expert or to do a manual change, at the very least. One should never leave an engine's oil unchecked or unchanged for a period of months. Just…
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