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Five Ways the Ford Ranger Promotes Greater Adventure in Corvallis

When Ford brought back the midsized Ranger for the 2019 lineup, Oregon truck drivers excited over this new, promising mode of adventurous transportation. The new Ford Ranger - while the smallest pickup in the Ford family - excels with its winning combination of efficiency, off-roading, and innovation. If tackling the non-paved roads is a task that you want your next truck to have, you won't be disappointed when you finance or lease the new 2019 Ranger at Wilson Motors - proudly serving Ford fans in Salem.

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Ford Focus - When Technology is What You're After

The Ford Focus is a popular compact car that offers not only a great ride, many safety features, and sleek design but also technology features you’re sure to love. Stop at Wilson Motors and check out the Focus and all it has to offer.

The new Ford Focus has driver-assist features that include sensors and cameras through the vehicle to alert you to vehicles or objects that are next to or behind your vehicle. This monitoring assistance comes from the Lane-Keeping System, Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert, Reverse Sensing System, active park assist and SNYC®3.

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Ford Edge - When Design is What Really Matters

The new Ford Edge is a popular midsize SUV that gives drivers everything they want in an SUV, including great ride, cutting-edge technology, fuel economy and a fantastic design inside and out. Stop at Wilson Motors and see what this one’s all about.

Good lighting will never be a problem with the Sport and Titanium, which feature programmable seven-color ambient lighting that allows you to clearly see your door handles, front cup holders, front footwells and center console. Lighting choices are blue, purple, soft blue, green, orange and red.

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A Powertrain Warranty Is Different from A Bumper to Bumper Warranty

The warranty that comes with your next vehicle is sure to be a deciding factor when you are making that final decision. With that in mind, it is important for you to have a basic understanding of what the different warranties cover.

Two of the most common warranties that are offered is the bumper to bumper warranty and the powertrain warranty. A bumper to bumper warranty will normally cover everything on the vehicle, save for some specifically omitted pieces in some cases. This is something that would be model specific, and your salesperson can clarify for you.

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Be Sure to Follow These Towing Tips

Towing a heavy load can be a strain on a vehicle that doesn't have the extra power to pull it easily. It can also be a road hazard if your hitch isn't rated for the load either. Checking both against the weight of your load is a tip for every tow.

Confirming the towing capacity of your vehicle and the weight of the load you plan to tow is the first step to ensuring your towing trip will be safe. Pull a load that your vehicle doesn't have the power to pull can cause damage or premature…

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Checking on Your Tire Pressure and Tread

Staying on top of your tire pressure and the tread is critical to staying safe on the road and prolonging the life of your tires. Replacing your tires more than necessary can get expensive, which is why preventative maintenance always pays off in the long run.

You can check your tire pressure by placing the end of the gauge on the valve of each tire until you get a reading. Check these measurements against the manufacturer's recommended PSI, which you can usually find in your car manual. You may have to use an air compressor to fill each tire…

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The Transfer Case: The Key to Maintaining Your All-Wheel Drive

If you have 4-wheel or all-wheel drive, have you ever felt that it would be difficult to imagine your life without it? It can be pretty nice to have if you ever get stuck on uneven roads, mud, or ice. Imagine if that capability on your car suddenly went out. That's exactly what can happen if your transfer case breaks.

What is a transfer case? It's the gearbox that shifts the weight in your vehicle from axle to axle when your wheel begins to slip. If a transfer case is beginning to fail, you will likely hear a…

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Stop and Check Your Fluids Before Trouble Starts

Fluids for your car are not luxuries. They are mandatory. When they become low or dirty, your car suffers. Our team here at Wilson Motors makes maintaining your fluids affordable. Customers can call, go online, or stop by for an appointment to have vehicle liquids checked at your convenience. Remember, if you have fluid problems on the road, they could have been prevented by scheduling an appointment and getting fluids checked.

Points to looked at on your fluid checklist:

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3 Great Reasons to Buy a Used Car

Buying a used car is a smart, economical option compared to buying new. With the diverse inventory of models here at Wilson Motors, we can provide the best running and lowest prices for used vehicles. Dive into what set our selection apart from choosing a new model:

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You're Better Off with GAP Insurance from Wilson Motors

If you are wondering what GAP insurance is and why you would ever need it, then listen up. GAP insurance, or guaranteed auto protection, is an extra set of insurance coverage that you can get to ensure that you are covered in the case that your car is stolen or totaled. Even if you have insurance, it may not mean that you are entirely covered. Your insurance will cover what they consider to be the value of your car, but if you owe more than that in car payments...

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