Contact Shottenkirk Ford For The 2017 Ford F-150 Of Your Choice

For anyone in Indianola looking for a great truck, there is nothing better than buying the 2017 Ford F-150 because it has the seal of approval from one of the most important authorities on vehicle value around. This F-150 is the recipient of the 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award in the Pickup Truck category. Now that is impressive.

So, why did the 2017 Ford F-150 qualify for this award? It could be that it has a towing capacity of 12,200 pounds, or maybe it has something to do with the luxurious interior and the fact that it…
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Keep Quiet in the 2018 Ford Mustang

Cutting your grass and checking your mail in a timely manner aren’t the only two things that you can do to be a superstar in the eyes of your neighbors. Now you can also make mornings more peaceful when you drive home the 2018 Ford Mustang! What’s so great about the new Mustang, you ask? It’s simple! The Ford Mustang now offers Quiet Exhaust and Quiet Start, two features that help you enjoy peace and quiet before your first cup of coffee has time to do its thing. Let’s check out how these two systems work…

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2017 Ford Explorer Prompts Smiles from MotorWeek Pundits

If your new-vehicle search has led you to the full-size crossover class, we here at Shottenkirk Ford think you should make a point to meet ours, the 2017 Explorer.

"Why?" you wonder.

Get the need-to-know info from our friends at MotorWeek; their evaluation of the Explorer is as follows:

Sure to meet the needs of most shoppers with relative ease, the Explorer's Base model is a beaut.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 18-inch wheels, a rearview camera, a 60/40-split second-row seat, a 50/50-split third-row seat, an eight-way power driver seat, a 4.2-inch display screen, voice-…

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Categories: , , Takes 2017 Ford Focus RS for Test Run

Are you in the market for a hot hatchback? Well, if so, we here at Shottenkirk Ford Indianola have a sneaking suspicion you may well flip your lid for ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

And what makes us say that?

Check the clip below to find out. Here now to highlight some of the Focus RS's best qualities is Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

We've some serious appreciation for the Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder. Teaming with a six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, this four-banger produces a very potent 350…

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Remove Vinyl Racing Decals, Bumper Stickers, and Badging from Your Ford

Whether it's a racing decal you've grown tired of, an old bumper sticker that no longer speaks to you, or the Shottenkirk Ford logo, if there's a sticker on your vehicle you need gone, there are plenty of easy DIY options.

Remove stickers from glass:

  • Use a razor blade extension scraper
  • Lubricate surface with glass cleaner
  • Gently pry sticker off windshield, being careful not to slip
  • For interior rear glass with defroster lines, use a plastic razor or heat gun instead

Remove stickers from painted surface:

  • Warm sticker with heat gun or hair dryer
  • Keep hand in…
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Top Gear America Premiers with Review of 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

We're not sure if this Top Gear America clip counts as a review, or an ad. "Dreams only die if you let 'em, and right now I'm driving a live one," raves Top Gear's new celebrity host, William Fichtner. "The Ford F-150 Raptor—this is the American dream incarnate."

Well, he's got every right to be excited. The 2017 F-150 Raptor is built for off-road desert racing, meaning it can tackle rough…

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Is the Ford Fiesta Doomed in Indianola?

We'll be the first to admit, we don't sell as many Ford Fiesta subcompacts as we do larger models, like the Ford Escape SUV, or the F-150. For young professionals starting out on a tight budget, and in times when gas prices have skyrocketed, however, the Fiesta has been a steadfast solution, offering technology and fun driving dynamics beyond its price point.

According to some sources, the upcoming 2018 Fiesta might not be…

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Ford Has a Winner in the 2017 Fusion

Are you searching the midsize sedan segment for your next vehicular purchase? Well, if so, we here at Shottenkirk Ford think you'd be wise to save a space on your short list for ours, the 2017 Fusion.

How come? Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to provide some insight; join her in the clip below:

Prioritizing high-octane performance above all else is the Fusion's top-tier V6 Sport trim.

Equipped with a turbocharged 2.7-liter V6, this model musters a monstrous 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. Standard fare also includes a snappy, six-speed automatic transmission…

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The Power of a Truck with the Practicality of an SUV: 2018 Expedition

There's an odd situation in Ford sales numbers, seemingly a contradiction. The Ford F-150 is the most popular vehicle in America—not just the best-selling truck, the best-selling vehicle. Meanwhile, the Ford Expedition is so overlooked, it's been waiting ten years for a major redesign.

This is strange because they are essentially the same model, only one of them is an SUV with three rows of seating so spacious and accommodating a truck could only dream of it.

Now that the Expedition is being redesigned from the ground up for 2018, its resemblance to the F-150 is even…

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Have a Successful Trip with These Tips

Summer is coming around the corner and it is time for your trip. So, what exactly do you need for a fun and successful trip? Being an automotive service provider, we have the perfect tips for you:
Travel insurance is something you must never drive without. Insurance could cover many other factors, other than your car, such as doctor fees, and even hotel accommodations. Find out what type coverage you need for roadside assistance, since you never know what could happen on the road.

Navigational tools
Navigational tools are extremely important due to the fact that you need to…
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