Fusion Powertrain

There are many things to love about the Ford Fusion.  One of the best things is threefold: the powertrain availability.  With the choice between the EcoBoost engine, a hybrid, and an Energi, there are many personalities that can be met with the options that the Fusion provides. Let’s start with the Ecoboost gas engine.  There…

Car Markets

Recently I went on a trip to Riviera Maya Mexico.  I found it interesting that as I watched the road, Chevy after Chevy drove by.  I saw a few dealerships of various automakers, but far and away the leading seller was Chevy.  It made me curious to know what the current car market was like in…

Resale Value

Ever thought about your vehicle’s resale value?  We’ve already discussed some factors to consider when purchasing a vehicle.  Thinking about the resale value of your current vehicle, as well as a vehicle you may be purchasing is an important aspect to consider as well.  Vehicles tend to depreciate almost 30% after one year.  The depreciation…

First Responder Bonus Cash

Thinking of purchasing a new F-150?  Now is the time to buy, especially if you are a First Responder.  Ford has just announced that there is $2,000 bonus cash available on all F-150 & Super Duty models across the new 2015-2016 lineup.  This is in addition to other incentives that may be available, like 0% for…

Leading The Way

“It is the task of the leader to anticipate.  It is not sufficient for him to claim that the crowd went the wrong way.  It is his job to find the right way and to lead the crowd” (Drucker 204). There are certain fads and socially acceptable behaviors that have come and gone.  There are values…

Comparing Vehicles

Who doesn’t want a new car?  Challenge yourself to do something; look around the next time you drive.  See how many nice, clean, newer model vehicles you see driving around you.  Then take a note of how many older, unattractive vehicles you see.  It helps us to be more aware of our surroundings.  It gives…

Root for the ‘Good Guys’

I have to admit that when I first saw that Michael Phelps was competing in the Rio Olympics, I was interested to see what the reaction would be from followers.  Then when I saw that he would be the USA’s flag bearer at the Rio Olympics, as a result of fellow athletes voting for him…

My First Month at a Dealership

My name is Seth Eller.  I started working at Court Street Ford on June 20th.  It has now been a month and 8 days.  A lot has been learned.  I would like to give a brief testimonial to what I have observed.  The stigma of dealerships is not true of all. I always thought that…

Put our Savings to the Text

Starting July 22, car drivers will have the ability to get deals and coupons from Court Street Ford texted right to their phone.  Emails can be annoying.  Letters can be a process.  Phone calls can be inconvenient and awkward.  Text messaging is the easiest way to stay in touch with what is going on at…

2017 Mustang GT350

Looking for a powerful yet exhilarating ride?  Look no further than the 2017 Ford Mustang GT350.  GT350’s V8 engine offers 526 horsepower and 428 ft. lbs. of torque.  This aluminum engine spins to 8000 rpm, thanks to a design more widely used in Ferraris and pure racing engines.  All of this means the new Supercar is worth…

Court Street Ford BBQ

Next Saturday, July 16th, Court Street Ford will be having a BBQ in order to raise funds for the USO, which provides programs and events for Active Duty Military, and Veterans.  The event is already being set up now, as the tent is going up and the radio is beginning to advertise for the event!…

USO BBQ 4 the Troops

On Saturday July 16th, from 11 AM to 1 PM, Court Street Ford will be participating in the annual USO BBQ for the Troops.  The BBQ will take place on the lot of Court Street Ford in Bourbonnais.  There will be free food for everyone, and WVLI 92.7 will be in attendance doing a live remote!…