A franchise dealer is an auto seller that sells new and used cars for auto manufacturers, such as Ford and Honda. The dealership will then use the manufacturer as part of its name, such as Covert Ford or Howdy Honda.
It is important to note that only a franchised dealer can sell certified used cars from a manufacturer. Used car dealerships carry cars from many different manufacturers, but new car dealerships tend to carry only one manufacturer's products. New car dealerships may have used cars for sale, but these cars will not be certified unless the dealership is franchised with the manufacturer. Due to franchise laws in the U.S., it is illegal in most states for manufacturers to sell directly to the public. Individuals can only purchase vehicles from dealers and other individuals.Learn More
The Mustang Cobra Jet is a race car designed by Ford. The original model was introduced at and won the 1968 NHRA Winternationals, a stock car competition. The Cobra Jet branding was revived in 2008 as a limited edition called the FR500CJ. Since then, several other models have been produced.Full Answer >
The statement "Chevy is better than Ford" is an opinion that is largely backed up by one word that makes Ford owners tremble: Corvette. The 2014 Corvette Stingray is one of the highest honored vehicles of all-time, garnering the 2014 North American Car of the Year Award, plus over 20 other top honors from various publications.Full Answer >
The firing order for a Ford 351 is 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8, which differs from that of most other Ford V-8 engines. This same pattern is in the 351W, 351M and 351C, as well as the Ford 400 and later 5.0 engines.Full Answer >
The Ford Focus is equipped with a gas tank capable of holding 12.4 gallons, according to Ford. The compact SE sedan obtains an estimated 28 miles to the gallon in the city and 40 miles to the gallon on the highway, for a combined 33 miles per gallon.Full Answer >