benefits of diesel engines

The Benefits of Diesel Engines

After years of hopeful fans asking for it, Ford has finally decided to add a diesel engine option to its incredibly popular Ford F-150. Debuting on the 2018 F-150 later this year, the diesel engine is sure to be a hit—but why is diesel such a popular choice? One of the primary benefits of diesel engines is the boost in fuel economy. Diesel engines can improve fuel efficiency by 20% or more, according to AutoTrader, and they’re even better than hybrids when it comes to saving gas on the highway. This is why semi-trucks usually have diesel engines—so if you do a lot of long-distance highway hauls in your pickup,

13 Sep 2017
New Ford Bronco

New Ford Bronco Release Confirmed

Ford officially confirmed that a new SUV is in the making for the 2020 model year. The new Ford Bronco will be a midsize off-road SUV designed to tackle the toughest terrain that nature has to offer. Ford’s announcement at the 2017 North American International Auto Show certainly has enthusiasts excited. While there weren’t any specific details revealed about the new Ford Bronco, there’s plenty of guesswork and rumors floating about. At the moment, we do know that the 2020 Ford Bronco will be built at the Michigan Assembly Plant. It will also be a midsize 4×4 SUV that’s capable of almost anything. Thrill-seekers and off-road enthusiasts are bound to

21 Aug 2017
2017 Ford F-150 Pickup truck

Fall Maintenance Tips to Keep Your F-150 Running Like New

Ford goes the extra mile to ensure every F-150 is expertly engineered and meticulously manufactured — this is probably why it’s been one of America’s favorite pick-ups since 1975. For years, owners of the F-150 have reaped the rewards of Ford’s careful process; but owners also know that a little bit of care on their part can go a long way in keeping a Ford truck in tip-top shape. With the changing season just around the corner, our technicians at Pegues Hurst Ford have put together a quick checklist of fall maintenance tips you can do in an afternoon to keep your Ford F-150 running like new. Keep an eye

13 Jul 2017
2017 Ford Explorer

Top 10 Best Places to Visit Before School Starts

We know it feels like summer has just started, but like every year before this, your busy summer days are going to fly by and the school year will be here again before you know it. If you are a busy mom or dad, here are the 10 best places to visit before school starts in the Longview, Texas area. Gregg County Historical Museum. Learn more about the history of our local area with historical artifacts and more. Longview Museum of Fine Arts. Visit this great museum to get a taste of art from all around the world. Longview World of Wonders. Your kids will love a visit to World

09 Jun 2017
New Ford Bronco

New Ford Ranger Pickup to Be Released in 2019

New Truck on the Block Ford recently announced at the 2017 North American International Auto Show that the Ford Ranger pickup would be available for the 2019 model year. This intelligent truck will offer drivers a new option that is ideal for off-road driving. In fact, many aspects of the Ranger are based on its European counterpart. According to Road and Track, the Ford Ranger pickup is designed for off-road trails and it’s being made with attention to storage and capabilities. For example, engineers are ensuring that you can fit a bike in the back, as well as hiking equipment and coolers. The current exterior of the European model has

16 May 2017
2017 Ford F-150 | Pegues Hurst Ford | Longview, TX

How to Care for Your New Truck

So you’ve finally made the leap and purchased a brand new Ford F-150 from Pegues Hurst Ford. Congratulations! You now own America’s best-selling pickup for 40 consecutive years. Now it’s time to take care of your new Ford F-150 so it will last a long time and serve you well throughout the years. Here are some excellent ways to care for your new truck. Interior Keeping the inside of your Ford F-150 will give you a sense of pride every time you welcome a passenger into its comfy cabin. Care for your cabin regularly by keeping it clear of debris and trash. Every month or so, break out the vacuum

28 Apr 2017
How to Handle a Broken Down Car

Here’s How to Handle Having a Broken Down Car

If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will happen to you at some point in your life. As a car owner, your car will eventually break down. Whether you’re on the highway or in the middle of nowhere, you need to know what to do. Here is what to do if you have a broken down car.   Get Away From Curves If you notice that your car has broken down, you want to get out of the way of traffic. However, you also want to be sure that you aren’t stuck on any curves in the road. Other drivers may not be able to see you on the

22 Mar 2017
Fusion Sport sedan

2017 Ford Fusion Sport Sedan Inspires Drivers

The Ford Fusion, when it was introduced in 2013, attracted buyers because of its mid-size versatility and sporty good looks. However, there comes a time when auto brands need to throw some more excitement into their vehicles because just having the car look sporty isn’t enough. The Fusion Sport sedan, new for 2017, covers all of Ford’s bases by introducing a capable and powerful new engine to the 2017 Fusion lineup.   The Ford Fusion has a well-rounded lineup. From its standard practicality to its hybrid model, to a couple more powerful engine options, the Fusion has always been a people-pleaser. However, the Fusion Sport adds a new angle to

17 Feb 2017
Texas winter activities

The Best Texas Winter Activities

There’s much more to the Lone Star State than meets the eye, even in the dead of winter. Whether you’re passing through or whether you’re a resident looking for something new to try there are plenty of Texas winter activities to put on your calendar. Here are some of our favorites.   Stroll Along the River   Even though Christmas is over, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy some lovely light displays. San Antonio’s River Walk leaves its light up into January, and even without them it’s a beautiful place to take a stroll and explore, catch a show at the theatre or even take a boat ride.  

25 Jan 2017
Films to see this winter

5 Fantastic Films to See this Winter

Most people think of summer as the big movie season. However, winter is also a great time to catch some of the biggest movies of the year. If you are looking for an activity to get you out of the cold, then be sure to catch these 5 fantastic films to see this winter. Moana (PG) The latest Disney movie revolves around an adventurous explorer named Moana who must find the legendary Maui to help save her island. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) This prequel to the Harry Potter film franchise explores the efforts of wizard Newt Scamander to find several mythical animals in New York City.

17 Dec 2016
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