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Is There a Difference Between Towing and Carrying Capacity?

If you're feeling confused about the difference between a truck's towing and carrying capacity, you're not alone. At Plantation Ford, we educate people about the ratings of their truck so that they can properly utilize them and make sure that they aren't overloaded. Too much weight can cause a lot of damage.

The carrying capacity of a truck refers to the amount of weight that can be carried in the cab and bed. This includes passengers as well. This number is generally much lower than the towing capacity of a truck, which is the weight of…

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Ford Fusion: No Shortage of Technology


The Ford Fusion uses braking coaches and more to make its popular midsize car a favorite. Ford has seamlessly added technology to make the Fusion fuel efficient.

This Ford uses regenerative braking to capture the energy created by braking. The power is sent back to the battery system and stored for later use. A Brake Coach helps you use the system better. You can see how much power has been saved, and it teaches you to use the brakes to create power.

The Fusion Plug-In Hybrid with EV Mode is another system created to save gas. EV Now mode lets…
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Take Command of the 2019 Ford Mustang Muscle Car

Available in eight cool models, the 2019 Ford Mustang boasts some of the most advanced capabilities in its class. Compared to other muscle cars worldwide, this trim has some of the best ratings in performance on the track.

A six-speed manual transmission system is standard in the all-new 2019 Mustang. Thanks to the Rev Matching technology, you'll enjoy smooth changes in gears at various speeds. If you want more options in the gearbox, get the 10-speed automatic transmission system. Running on the SelectShift technology, paddler shifters put you in total control of the transmission. 

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Best in Class Ford C-Max Hybrid

As one of the most popular hybrid vehicles this year, the Ford C-Max hybrid is one to check out. If you are looking for speed and economy, this vehicle gives you all that you are looking for and more. At top speeds of 85 miles an hour on electric power alone, it's time to give the Ford C-Max another look.

For small hybrid vehicles, the Ford C-Max hybrid is rated best in class. From the EcoSelect button which allows your vehicle to run more energy efficient, to the 188 horsepower it produces, you are going to have the speed…
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See what’s new in the 2018 Focus RS

Redesgined for the 2018 model year, the limited-edition Focus RS has been updated with community-inspired changes. Our team here at Plantation Ford are excited to go over a couple of the features of this popular performance hatchback.

Take the Quaife LSD for example, it monitors and controls the torque to each of the front wheels for increased control. If one wheel starts to lose traction, the torque will automatically get redistributed to counterbalance.

Pair this with the 2.3L EcoBoost engine, and you have enough power for whatever your needs are. 

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What's New With The Ford Escape 2018?

The Ford Escape is one of the most popular compact SUVs currently available. A standout option with a lot of really fantastic features, if you've been on the hunt for a compact SUV, the Escape may quickly make its way to the top of your wish list. Below, we've listed two of our favorite features from the 2018 model.

The Ford Escape is stacked with extra features and useful tools to make driving a more fun and efficient process. For example, if you live in a colder area, the Escape is equipped with a heated steering wheel that…
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Ford F-150: A Hard Working Truck with Intuitive Technology

The Ford F-150 is built to withstand tough jobs. While these popular full-size pickup trucks have the power needed to haul heavy loads, they're equipped with technology that makes the driver's job a whole lot easier.

These trucks have an 8-inch LCD productivity screen, which can be customized to the driver's preferences. With the swipe of a finger, drivers can check the latest towing data, truck info, settings, and fuel economy. Truck drivers also appreciate the Remote Tailgate Release function. Using the inside door switch or key fob, drivers can unlock or release the tailgate.......

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The Highly Efficient 2018 Ford Fusion Energi

When you're ready to get 104/91 MPGe in the city and highway, don't look further than the Ford Fusion Energi. This plug-in hybrid is full of features that are sure to meet any of your driving needs in Plantation, FL.

With a 2.0L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 Engine and electric motor, is ready to get you anywhere you need to go. The regenerative braking system adds power to the battery as you drive, and a 120V convenience charge cord lets you power the car up wherever you are. The SmartGauge with EcoGuide can teach you how to…

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The Stopping Power of the 2018 Ford Transit Connect

Coming to a full stop in an emergency situation can be difficult for large vehicles. Luckily, the 2018 Ford Transit Connect has the technology to do so. It has a number of standard features that are designed to keep you safe in any situation.

Emergency Brake Assist is a passive feature that is initiated when you need it the most. If you push the brakes suddenly, the van will supplement the force you applied to reduce the stopping distance. Hill Stop Assist is also available. This feature makes it easy to move forward even if you've stopped on a…

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Look What’s Inside the Ford F-150 Raptor

The Ford F-150 Raptor has features for comfort and convenience. Visit Plantation Ford so you can see the interior up close and personal.

You will be greeted by bucket seats in the front as well as a 60/40 bench seat that flips up and down in the rear. As a driver, you can look forward to a 4.2” productivity screen as well as a full instrument panel and a reverse sensing system. Ford doesn’t disappoint on standard features.

When you’re on an adventure, there’s a full entertainment system with SYNC as well as...

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