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The Ford F-150 Raptor – A Natural Predator

Here at Orchid Isle Auto Center, we know why the Ford-150 Raptor is the hottest selling pickup on the road. The new Raptor has replaced parts previously made of steel with lightweight, military-grade aluminum-alloy, making it almost 500 lbs. lighter. Going off-road has never been simpler, or easier, than with the Raptor’s Terrain Management System with Trail Control.

Trail Control acts as off-road cruise control, helping to monitor and adjust both speed and braking. The Terrain Management System can be preset to a number of different terrain modes. 

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Ford Flex: Comfort for the Entire Family

Whether you're going across town or across the country, the vehicle you're driving needs to be comfortable. It's not enough for the driver to have ergonomic seating, though. Everyone in your SUV should have the same riding experience.

With the Ford Flex, you can comfortably transport six passengers. There's plenty of room for adults or children. Your passengers will experience the comfort of the Ford Flex before they even sit in their seats. The low clearance makes it easy for drivers as well as children to get into the vehicle. 

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Ford Escape - A Favorite for Drivers of All Ages

The Ford Escape is a very popular compact SUV that offers superb performance, various color schemes and so many amenities that it’s a favorite for drivers of all ages. If you’d like more information on this snappy little SUV, come to Orchid Isle Auto Center and allow our salespeople to show you what the Escape has to offer.

While some people find the SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Navigation system, and the many entertainment and navigation features it offers, the best part of the Escape, others are excited about the different appearance packages it offers. 

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The Ford Super Duty: Learn About its Power Features

Heavy-duty pickup trucks are popular because they provide drivers with numerous benefits. If you want a new heavy-duty pickup truck, we recommend the Ford Super Duty. It is a popular model at Orchid Isle Auto Center because it offers advanced power features that you can read about below.

The Super Duty offers Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Warning. When the traffic ahead slows, this feature can slow the speed of the truck, and it will resume the preset speed once traffic has picked up. With Collision Warning, drivers are warned when a potential collision is detected.  

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Ford C-Max Smart Features Keep You Connected

Is navigation faster on the SYNC 3 system than the other SYNC systems? Considering the years and years that drivers stopped at service stations to ask directions, the new onboard navigation systems are more than just an attractive option for any vehicle. With navigation systems, the diver can observe directions, and the latest models allow drivers to see their progress along the way.

One of the first drawbacks that created frustration with navigation systems was the time it took to type in the destination.  

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Ford Ranger Features Are Top Notch

The Ford Ranger has been a favorite for decades. Now, this mid-size pickup has even more to offer with top notch design features. Let’s take a look at these features.

The Ranger has features that give fans even more to love. The low-angled windshield channels air over the roof efficiently and helps to reduce wind noise. The wide grille opening also functions to make the truck more aerodynamic as well.

Ford was generous when it comes to technology. The Ranger has the latest in driver-assist technology and connectivity.  

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The Ford Explorer Offers Great Technology Features

There are a few different three-row SUV options for you to consider when you are looking for a vehicle for your family. You should know what features each one offers. Orchid Isle Auto Center is here to share some of the features of the Ford Explorer, especially this vehicle's great technology features.

There is an available SYNC 3 system that you can have set up in your Explorer. This will help you stay connected to your favorite music on the go and it will keep you and your passengers entertained when you head out of town on a big…

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Look into the Capable Ford EcoSport

When you are trying to find a compact SUV, you search for something that is capable of handling a lot of situations. The Ford EcoSport is a popular choice and a vehicle that will impress you with just how capable it is.

It can be scary to stop your vehicle while on a hill but there are times when you have to do that. When you need to get your vehicle moving again, you worry about switching from the brake to the gas. The Ford EcoSport gives you the option to get set up with hill start assist to make…

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Seating Options in the Ford Escape

The Ford Escape is a popular compact SUV that's designed with comfort in mind. The cabin features plush seating options that are durable and cozy. We here at Orchid Isle Auto Center are very excited to show you around the new Escape.

Cloth seats are the standard option. They come in a couple of different colors to suit your style. The front seats have a unique design that keeps your body stable no matter how rough the road may be. They have large side bolsters that hug your torso for ultimate comfort. 

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Two Important Ford C-MAX Smart Features

Stop by Orchid Isle Auto Center if you want to see why local drivers are so excited about the new Ford C-MAX. The reason for the popularity of this compact hybrid can be attributed to a number of smart features throughout the vehicle.

The rear back-up camera system will help a driver to be in a better position to navigate around obstacles behind the vehicle. Simply shift the hybrid in reverse, then the center console screen turns to a camera monitor and allows the driver the ability to see stationary or moving objects directly in the path. 

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