One of the most important aspects for safe driving is making sure your mirrors are adjusted correctly. You want to move your rearview and outside mirrors in such a way so you can see as many of your vehicle’s surrounding as possible. When you learn how to adjust the outside mirrors in your 2016 Ford Explorer, you will be able to reduce your blind spots and take advantage of greater visibility. Read the rest of this entry
The off-road pickup world is blowing up like never before, and just when we think our favorite automaker has provided that mic-drop moment no one else could possibly top, another round of updates or an all-new model hits the market and we’re sent reeling again – in the best possible way. Here at Western Slope Auto, we’re big fans of the Ford F-150 Raptor, of course, and we could not possibly be more excited for the arrival of the new model this year. But as more competitors enter the fray, we wonder how our stalwart favorite holds up. Today we compare the 2017 Ford Raptor vs Ram Power Wagon to give you an idea of how these two stack up. What we know for sure is that the bar is higher than ever, with no sign of slowing down. Read the rest of this entry
When you’re in need of a commercial van, you want one that’s going to meet your needs for the long haul – and all the short ones, too. It’s also important to find something economical – not only when it comes to the upfront price, but also in terms of big-picture cost of ownership. Fuel economy, maintenance and repairs, and insurance will all factor in over time. That’s why we think the Ford Transit Connect is such a great pick. Trusted and relied upon by business owners all across America, this is a cargo van or wagon that’s going to meet your needs AND your budget. Today we’ll go into detail about some of the different models available so you can find one that’s perfect for you. Read the rest of this entry
You probably know some loyal Ford people in your life. Perhaps you’re also aware of a friend or two who swear up and down that Toyota is the best value for your money, and they’d never go with another brand. Here at Western Slope Auto, we see your friends’ points. All of them. That’s why we proudly offer both Ford and Toyota models for you to carefully check out and choose from. And unlike your friends, our salespeople will never try to sway you one way or another based on personal bias – It’s all about you!
Let’s start by comparing two very popular Ford and Toyota models in the ever-growing class of compact crossover models. Sometimes known as small SUVs, compact crossovers are perfect for just about everyone from college students to commuters to small families, with that just-right mix of efficiency, capability, space, and features. We’re going to go over the differences between the 2016 Ford Escape vs Toyota Rav4 to help you get a better sense of which one might be right for you. Read the rest of this entry
Spring is springing in Grand Junction, and many of our favorite activities for this season revolve around the upcoming Easter holiday. For the kids, that means waking up and finding their basket – what will be inside? Furthermore, there are egg hunts! Whether you’re having your own in the house (Pro tip: you might want to map out where you hide them all to avoid stinky summer surprises should one be overlooked) or not, you should think about getting out to one of the larger ones held around town. Here’s our roundup for Easter egg hunts in Grand Junction CO 2016: Read the rest of this entry