Category Archives: Vehicle Comparison


What’s the difference between the 2016 Lincoln MKZ and MKS sedans?

2016 Lincoln MKZ vs 2016 Lincoln MKS

Lincoln is well-known for its luxurious, powerful models, and their two full-size sedans are no exception. The Lincoln MKZ and the Lincoln MKS are both great options for drivers searching for a luxury sedan, but which one best fits you? Western Slope Auto put together a comparison of the 2016 Lincoln MKZ vs the 2016 Lincoln MKS to help our customers discern between the two.

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What’s the difference between the Ford Transit Connect Van and Wagon?

What’s the difference between the Ford Transit Connect Van and Wagon?

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 >>

Ford Escape S vs SE vs Titanium

Ford Escape S vs SE vs Titanium

When you’re taking a look at new vehicles, there are a lot of factors you’re likely to be mulling over – chief among them, no doubt, are price, capability, and features. If you’ve settled on the compact crossover class, chances are you want something that’s both spacious and well-equipped, with that just-right, something-for-everyone size and price point. The Ford Escape is one of the forerunners in the compact crossover class, and that’s in part because of what an impressive array of options it offers you once you’ve decided to start taking a closer look at the model. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Explorer vs Expedition Differences

Differences between the 2016 Ford Explorer and Expedition

If you’re looking for a full-size SUV, Ford has some great options for you depending on your particular needs and budget. You’ve probably heard of the Ford Explorer and Expedition – you might even have knowledge of which one is bigger – but if you want to really dive into the differences between the 2016 Ford Explorer and Expedition, this side by side comparison will serve as your go-to source for deciding which one of these two models makes more sense for your purposes. Read the rest of this entry >>

What are the best Ford camping vehicles?

Ford camping vehicles

There’s a host of Ford vehicles ideally suited for camping.

What makes a great camping vehicle? You can take just about any car, truck, or SUV on a camping trip. But the real question is: how convenient do you want your camping trip to be? While cars like the 2015 Ford Focus or 2015 Ford Fusion are great vehicles, serious campers or outdoors people may shy away for a lack of off-road capability or lack of storage space.
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The evolution of the Ford Model T

History of the Ford Model T

history of ford model t

This is an original Ford Model T.

Thinking about the state of the world and all of its turmoil makes it fun to romanticize the past. One thing we can’t get enough of is old cars. There’s just an air of sophistication and class that comes with a vintage car. A major mark in the automotive industry’s history is the Ford Model T.

History of Ford Model T

The Ford Model T was much different than vehicles of today.

The Ford Model T was the first widely-affordable and widely-available vehicle to Americans. The history of the Ford Model T is actually quite interesting, and in it you can see the evolution of the modern vehicle.

For example, the Model T was offered in three different seating arrangements: five seats, two seats or seven seats. Each model was placed on a standard 100-inch frame and only came in black after it gained popularity. Can you imagine trying to find that today in a parking lot? It’s already hard enough trying to remember where you parked. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Edge outshines Jeep Grand Cherokee in comparison

Ford Edge vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Ford Edge vs 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

2014 Ford Edge vs. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Searching for a new SUV can take a lot of time and energy.  In order to buy the SUV that best fits your needs you should have as much information as possible to make the best decision.  Buying a new SUV is a big investment and you want to be sure you are getting the right one.  To help save SUV shoppers time, Western Slope Auto has done some of the research already.  We have done a review of the Ford Edge and we have also compared the 2014 Ford Edge vs. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee to show consumers which SUV is the better choice. Read the rest of this entry >>

The Biggest Small Comparison at Western Slope Auto

Ford Focus vs. Ford Fiesta

The 2014 Ford Focus continues the car’s tradition of dispelling myths about compact cars.

Ford Focus vs. Ford Fiesta

Among the first steps of the process involved in choosing to purchase a new product, regardless of what it is, is the needs assessment phase. For many things this happens so easily that it almost occurs subconsciously. However, for big ticket items like cars, trucks and SUVs, you should work with a professional like the staff at Western Slope Auto to identify exactly what your needs are, that way we can work together to find the perfect vehicle for you and your family. For the sake of argument, let’s say we have determined that you are in the market for smaller sized car. Also, let’s assume that you are stuck between the Ford Focus vs. the Ford Fiesta. Where should you go from there? Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford F-150 Offers More Engine Capability Than Silverado

2013 Ford F-150 vs. 2013 Chevy Silverado

The 2013 Ford F-150 has more horsepower and uses less fuel than the 2013 Chevy Silverado.

2013 Ford F-150 vs. 2013 Chevy Silverado

Of all the different kinds of vehicles available to you from Western Slope Auto, the pickup truck is easily one of the most flexible. In the same day you can use a pickup truck to help a friend move, tow a trailer and plow snow out of someone’s driveway. That is what the pickup truck was built to do, get the job done. Just about any automotive sales person will tell you that truck owners are among the most brand-loyal, most discerning customers around. For those of you on the fence and are thinking about getting a new truck, we are going to compare the 2013 Ford F-150 vs. the 2013 Chevy Silverado. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln MKX Offers Twice The Horsepower As Buick Encore

Lincoln MKX vs. Buick Encore

The Lincoln MKX can easily out muscle the Buick Encore.

2013 Lincoln MKX vs. 2013 Buick Encore

What makes one luxury crossover SUV better than the other? What are the desirable sets of attributes that make a class of very discerning shoppers stand up and take notice? Just about every automaker in the known world has a crossover SUV on the market and on a very basic level; most of them are pretty good. But when someone commits their hard-earned money to taking home a luxury crossover, there is a certain standard that must be adhered to and is expected. Lincoln Motor Company and Buick are two well-respected names in the luxury vehicle game. Today we will be comparing and contrasting the 2013 Lincoln MKX vs. the 2013 Buick Encore. Read the rest of this entry >>