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Prepare for a Change of Scenery

A road trip is something that many people look forward to, as it enables them to essentially get away from what they may be accustomed to doing all of the time. A change of scenery is always a great thing for anybody.

It is highly imperative for any individual who may be planning to go on a road trip to adequately plan and prepare for it. Proper planning and preparation is a key element of both safety and quality of a road trip. You do not want to end up realizing that you have left something back at your home…
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How Do I Know My Car Battery is Dying?

The car battery is responsible for powering numerous devices in your vehicle, and it will also give you clear warning signs that it is in trouble. Most drivers mistake or overlook these warning signs, and then they wind up on the side of the highway needing a tow because the car is dead.

Here are a few warning signs you need a new battery:
  • The check-engine light has suddenly started to flash or it is remaining lit when the vehicle is running.
  • The battery compartment has a very strange odor coming from it.
  • The engine takes very long or is…
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Combining Trips is Key for Good Fuel Economy for Your Car

Sitting idle in traffic is a sure fire way to waste gasoline and ruin your hopes of achieving the mileage per gallon your car is rated at.

A very important aspect when it comes to achieving fuel economy is to combing trips.

Put a sheet of paper on the refrigerator and make a list of those little odds and ends you can pick up at a Walmart or a drug store that you drive right by on your way home from work.

This will not only increase your fuel economy but you won't end up having to waste your…
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Roadside Emergency Safety and You

Anything can happen at any time. This is especially true behind the wheel. It is important to always be prepared for such an emergency, no matter what happens, and with a little preparation you can make sure that you have the proper items and equipment needed to make the best out of these situations.

First, having a cellphone and charger is almost a necessity in this day and age, and for roadside safety it is indispensable.

Jumper Cables, as well as road flares for visibility.

A first-aid kit, which will take care of minor cuts and bruises until help can…
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The 3 Models Of The Ford Escape

The all new 2017 Ford Escape comes in three different models. Each model offers their own unique features. The standard Ford Escape model offers a personal safety system, a post-crash alert system, as well as a tire pressure monitoring system. The standard Ford Escape also offers a rear view camera as well as halogen reflector headlamps.

The SE model of the 2017 Ford Escape offers fog lamps, a body-color liftgate, as well as a privacy glass for the second row and the liftgate. The SE model also offers rear intermittent wipers as well as front variable intermittent wipers with washer…
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2017 Ford Explorer Impresses MotorWeek Team

Are you stuck for suggestions for your next full-size SUV? Do you long for a daily driver that can truly do it all?

Well, if so, we here at Roberts Motors Inc. would be quick to match you up with ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And we think you'll see why we would after watching the clip below. Team up with the good folks of MotorWeek to hear all about the Explorer:

Excellently equipped, the Explorer's Base trim no doubt delivers a whole lot of bang for the buck.

Standard features on this model include 18-inch wheels, a rearview…

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Maxing Out On Style and Smart the 2017 Ford C-MAX

Everyone enjoys getting away for the weekend, but sometimes the price of gas can make that a little more costly than your budget allows! It's time to stop letting the gas prices control your plans! With the new 2017 Ford C-MAX, you can afford twice as many getaways as you typically take! Giving you an average of 42 miles per gallon in the city and 38 on the highway, you no longer have to let gas prices control you! Enjoy the seating for 5 with extra space in the way back for your bags, coolers, or even your skateboard…
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Reasons to Get an Oil Change

One of the most common types of auto maintenance is the oil change. An oil change should normally be completed every 3-4 months or every 5,000 miles, whichever comes sooner. There are several reasons why you should get your oil changed on a regular basis.

The primary reason to get your oil changed is that it will help to keep your car running well. Oil is a very important component of any maintenance system and will help to ensure that your engine runs efficiently and for a longer period of time. Over time, this will help to delay the…
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2017 Ford Explorer: the Reliable Workhorse with Modern Styling

When it came to 2017's redesign of the Explorer SUV, Ford helped make sure it kept its signature power under the hood while working with European design studios to create an SUV that delivered a winning combination of both luxury and roominess.

2017 Explorer begins with an available 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, with towing capacity for up to 5,000-lb. payloads thanks to up to 350 lb. torque and 365 horsepower ratings. Feel your next big family excursion coming on…

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