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The Seat Battle: Leather Versus Cloth

The Seat Battle: Leather Versus Cloth

When it’s time to buy a new car, you’re not just choosing the model, color, and year — you’re choosing cloth or leather seats. The way you use and care for these two options vary greatly, and there are advantages and disadvantages to each. Check out what you should consider before making a final choice: Leather: Pros Leather is easier to clean than fabric and very stain-resistant. Because leather maintains well, there’s a better chance of a high resale value. When it comes to style, leather is typically considered the more luxurious choice.... View More Details

What’s That Smell?

What’s That Smell?

Have you noticed a strange smell coming from your car? While most warning signs of malfunctioning equipment come from the engine or an odd sound, unexpected odors are worthy of your attention; they signal that... View More Details
Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

You know that it’s important to get your oil changed so your car lasts longer, but there’s actually more you can do to get the most out of your car. Bartow Ford, your Lakeland area Ford dealership has your schedule... View More Details
Ford Mobility Motoring

Ford Mobility Motoring

Your car should be designed for you. With Ford Mobility Motoring, your vehicle is adapted to your individual needs. Bartow Ford, your Winter Haven area Ford dealership, walks you through what modifications are... View More Details
Manual vs. Automatic: What’s the Difference?

Manual vs. Automatic: What’s the Difference?

You’re ready for your next car. Before you decide make, model, or color, you need to decide whether you want an automatic or manual transmission. But what’s in a transmission? Bartow Ford, your Lakeland area Ford... View More Details

Easter Egg Hunt

Free Community Family Events Bartow Ford is proud to host the 2019 Easter Egg Hunt - a free, family event for our community. The event will be hosted on April 20th from 10 am to 1 pm. Don't forget to bring a basket to... View More Details
True or False? Debunking Common Car Myths

True or False? Debunking Common Car Myths

If you see a car with one headlight, punch the roof of your car and say “padiddle” for good luck. Tap the roof when you drive through a yellow light. The color of your car can cause you to get more tickets. Driving is... View More Details
Supercharge Me

Supercharge Me

After what seems like an entire day spent wandering the aisles of Target, you throw your bags into your trunk, excited to eat that frozen stuffed crust pizza for dinner. You go to start your car, the engine starts... View More Details
Keeping Track of Time

Keeping Track of Time

Have you ever heard a clicking coming from your engine and thought, “I’m sure that’ll go away in a few minutes.” Turns out, that clicking could be a sign that your timing belt, a crucial part that keeps your car... View More Details
Exploring Performance Vehicles

Exploring Performance Vehicles

For some, there’s nothing better than a long stretch of empty road where you can feel your car’s engine. Ford has plenty of performance vehicles that will make you feel alive on the road! Your Winter Haven area Ford... View More Details