Beware Flood-Damaged Used Cars When Replacing Your Own

Energy Country Ford is back open for business! Like everyone in the Port Arthur community, many of our associates are working through difficult changes, but our inventory is stocked, and we're looking toward the future with hope.

As we get back on our feet, one of the biggest demands will be for affordable used cars to replace the cars we've lost in the hurricane. If your vehicle was damaged…

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Port Arthur Was Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey, But Ford is Helping Rebuild

The entire city of Port Arthur was submerged by flood waters during Hurricane Harvey, forcing residents to seek shelter. All of us lost something. Many lost everything.

We are proud that in these difficult times, Ford Motor Company is standing with us to lend a hand.

"Texas is Family" Assistance Package

If your vehicle was destroyed during the hurricane, Ford is treating you like family. You are eligible for the same below-invoice prices as Ford employees and their families—and because Ford knows it will take time to rebuild, payments are deferred until next year.

First responders will...

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Have a Look at Ford's Hot-as-Heck Hatchback, the 2017 Focus RS

If ever there were a high-performance hatchback that could render us here at Energy Country Ford straight-up speechless, our esteemed American automaker's -- the 2017 Focus RS -- would have to be it.

Wondering what makes it so?

Then, click "play" on the clip below. Here now to highlight some of the Focus RS's finest features is Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

Exquisitely appointed, the sole trim of the Focus RS is sure to tick most every box on your short list.

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

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Have Passengers? Take Better Care of Them with the 2018 Ford Expedition

Though it has much in common with the Ford F-Series platform, the newly-redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition—coming this fall—is much better focused on passenger needs than on hauling.

The 2018 Expedition uses rugged body-on-frame construction, like the F-150, and can tow up to 9,300 pounds, like a mid-range F-150, and now has an aluminum body, like... you get it. But unlike the F-150, the Expedition accommodates eight passengers with three rows of spacious seating.

Family road trips have never been this comfortable.

Stylistically, the redesigned 2018 Expedition looks like a larger...

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Improving Your Vehicle's Fuel Efficiency in Three Easy Steps

Fuel consumption is nearly universal to the car ownership experience. Why not try and get the best out of it? While your car's engine and design may limit its efficiency overall, there are simple ways to make sure you're getting the best gas mileage it has to offer.

1. Ease off the Gas

This one is easy. All you have to do is stay off the throttle a bit more. Keeping rpms low consumes less fuel. If you ease into acceleration instead of gunning it off the line, you'll see your efficiency improve.


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Capability of the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500

The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty offers 18,600 pounds of towing capacity! This is remarkable and quite a lot more than other trucks like the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500. The available Trailer Reverse Guidance System also makes traveling with your trailer more manageable. This driver assist feature will allow you to get an enhanced view of your surroundings while navigating your trailer. Another productive feature includes the BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Tow. With this now offered feature, you will see the BLIS® signal on your side mirror if another vehicle gets detected in a blind spot. The…

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Categories: , , Goes Bananas for Brutish 2017 Ford Focus RS

If you're hunting for a high-performance hatchback that's every bit as easy on the eyes as it is a joy to drive, we here at Energy Country Ford think you'd match up well with ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

And what makes us say that?

Glean some insight from the clip below; here with more on all things Focus RS is Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

The marquee attraction of the Focus RS is, without a doubt, its turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine.

Mating with a six-speed manual transmission, this four-banger boasts a burly 350…

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Ford Explorer Continues to Shine with Spectacular 2017 Model

A living legend the American automaker's lineup, the 2017 Explorer is also one of the most popular ponies across the Energy Country Ford stable.

Wondering why that is?

Well, if so, click "play" on the clip below -- and wonder no more. Here now to highlight the Explorer's best qualities are our chums at MotorWeek:

Smack-dab in the middle of the Explorer range is where one would find the lovely Limited model.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a 280-horsepower turbo-four engine, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, dual-zone auto climate ...

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