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Dick Smith Ford’s List of Must-Haves When Travelling With Your Pet

When you are traveling with a pet, you need to make sure that you have some basic essentials to help make the trip as comfortable as you can for them. Items like food, and treats along with their favorite toy can make keep them occupied for a long journey, and so they won’t get bored. When traveling, you often need to think about your pet the same as your own child. This includes taking care to ensure that all of your pets needs are attended to.

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An SUV Can Be The Perfect Compliment For Adventure

Owning an SUV is a great excuse to get out and go exploring. You won't be limited by what your vehicle can or can't do, since with their high ride heights and cargo hauling abilities, they can pretty much do it all. A great all-around vehicle that gets things done, utility vehicles are also a great match for the adventurous types. Here are some reasons to get to know one.

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2017 Ford Explorer Wows MotorWeek Staffers

If you're shopping the full-size SUV segment for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Dick Smith Ford Inc. feel you'd be wise to save a space on your short list for ours, the 2017 Explorer.

And why's that, you ask?

Get the answer from the industry experts at MotorWeek; their critique of the crossover is as follows:

Much like Goldilocks' perfect bowl of porridge, the Explorer's mid-level engine -- a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder -- offers that "just right" mix of fun and frugality.

Available as an option with the Base and XLT models, this four-cylinder joins…

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You're unstoppable in any season with the Ford Explorer

One of the best advantages of driving the 2017 Ford Explorer is that regardless of the time of year you're driving, it never stops. This all-season, all-terrain vehicle is always ready for adventure, and that's why we're so eager to offer it to drivers around the Raytown area here at Dick Smith Ford.

 

You don’t stop, so we don’t stop. No matter what time it is. Always Unstoppable. #FordExplorer

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The Ford Explorer is ready to enhance every aspect of…

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Keep it good under the hood: schedule a service appointment today

We've all either seen or experienced the stress of car trouble in the summer. No one wants to deal with that on a blazing hot day, which is why Dick Smith Ford wants to stress the importance of routine maintenance and service appointments.

 

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For your convenience, we host an onsite service and repair center right here at our Raytown dealership. We can make sure your vehicle is always re

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Make your summer getaway with the Ford Escape

With summer unfortunately winding down, enjoying a few last summer road trips are most likely on your list of things to do. Taking the wheel of the 2017 Ford Escape will surely help you drive to every thrilling location safely and comfortably and you can find it right here at Dick Smith Ford.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The Ford Escape is a functional, versatile crossover with a 2.5-liter engine with 168…

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Here are Our Top Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

We're in the dog days of summer now, making it more important than ever that you protect your vehicle against extreme heat. Here are some suggestions to help you keep your car running like a breeze:

  • Regularly inspect your vehicle.Check the tire pressure only when its been parked in the shade and has been idle for at least one hour. Give the battery a good look, checking for any extreme signs of wear…
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    Be Road-Ready for Your Vacation

    Being road-ready is a process. When you're about to take a trip across the miles, you need to know where you are going and how to get there. The other thing that most people overlook is how their car is running. Here are some tips.

    Possible or Not Possible?
    The first thing you must consider is if your care is really road ready. It's one thing to be on the road, it's quite another to be able to stay on the road and get where you intend to be. Make sure you get your car checked before…
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