Lehighton Ford

54 Blakeslee Blvd Drive East,
Directions Lehighton, PA 18235

  • Sales: (877) 870-5755
  • Service: (888) 262-8588
  • Parts: (888) 222-0783


Comparing the 2017 Ford F-150 to the Toyota Tundra

In case you didn't know, 97% of all Ford F-150 models sold in the last ten years are still out there on the roads cruising around, and we couldn't be more proud to be associated with the American automaker! And to prove just how awesome the 2017 F-150 is, you can see it compared to the Toyota Tundra in the video below; with both full-size pickup trucks paired head to head, the F-150's best-in-class payload capacity and fuel efficiency stand out even more. See for yourself:


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Ford's 2018 Mustang GT: A Zero-to-60 Masterpiece

When you push down on the 2018 Ford Mustang GT's pedal, you'll feel it. How could you not? With a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine under its hood, the car will deliver an impressive 460 horsepower and 420 pounds-feet torque. It will also be capable of 7,500 RPM.

The best part? The GT's Drag Strip mode will be able to get the car from zero to 60 in under four seconds.

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What's the Deal with Summer Tires?

If you buy a Ford performance vehicle like the Mustang or Focus RS, it's likely to come standard with a set of summer tires. These tires are designed specifically for excellent traction and performance with soft rubber and shallow tread. If you enjoy curvy roads and plenty of power, summer tires are an excellent choice. But they're not always the right choice.

Summer tires usually aren't great year-round, especially in a place like Pennsylvania where the weather varies significantly from season to season. That's due to summer tires' soft rubber construction. Soft rubber tends to get…

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Budgeting 101: Simple Steps to Figure Out What You Can Afford

If it's your first time buying a car, you may feel overwhelmed by the financing process. If you're like many Lehighton drivers, your idea of what cars are in your price range comes down to a vague gut feeling: "A used Ford Focus seems pretty affordable, I bet I could swing that. Maybe a new Fiesta? But the Fiesta ST is probably too much..."

There's an easier way to figure out exactly what your budget is, and it only takes about 15 minutes.

Pull up your bank statement for the month, or the past few months to…

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Consider These Road Trip Safety Tips First

The time to plan for that flat tire or dead battery when on the road trip is today. The following tips will ensure you have minimal downtime in case something goes wrong with you vehicle.
  • Keeping a set of jumper cables in the trunk will allow you to get a jump and be back on your way quickly.
  • The empty gas can could be your only hope of getting fuel when you are miles from home stranded.
  • Bring a box with hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, and some duct tape so you can repair things quickly or make it to the…
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The Signs of a Failing Car Battery

Being able to detect signs of a failing car battery means you can get to the service center and get it replaced before you have troubles one morning with a dead battery in the car. Pay close attention if you notice any of the following failing battery signs.
  • There will be a very strong odor coming from the battery compartment in the car.
  • Looking at the battery closely, it appears that the casing is swollen.
  • Each morning when you try to start your vehicle the engine cranks very slowly.
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Safe Driving Surrounded by Aggressive Drivers

You don’t have to constantly to remind yourself that you’re not the only person on the road when driving. There are plenty of other drivers that do the reminding for you. We agree that not all of those drivers are happy to share the road with you.

However, those other drivers can actually help you stay safe. When you find yourself in situations where other drivers are being aggressive, or perhaps even rude, those are opportunities to increase your driving safety. Challenge yourself to learn from their bad behavior and rise above it.

Maintain a safe distance from…
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I Want Better Gas Mileage! Should I Get A New Car?

Gas mileage has been the subject of many, many conversations over the years. There are plenty of ways to get better gas mileage. What has to be done, however, is some habits have to change.

When you are at a stop sign or red light, do not take off all of a sudden. Most likely, you are not a race car driver, and doing that can get you a ticket and cost you in gas and wear on your engine. Take off with gentle pressure, and increase pressure slowly until you reach your desired speed. Properly inflated tires can save…
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