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Get a Great Preowned Car at Ernest McCarty Ford Today

At Ernest McCarty Ford, we believe in delivering the best value for your dollar, and that's why we carry nothing but high-quality cars in our used inventory. We have the car you're looking for at the price you can afford, all from the convenience of our local Alabaster, AL showroom!

Whether it's a subcompact sedan or large SUV, our pre-owned inventory has the selection you're looking for. All of our cars and trucks have been hand selected by professional buyers to fit your needs. We take great pride in matching the perfect vehicle for each client…

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Autonomous Vehicle Update: 2018 Slated to Bring Serious Advancements for Self-Driving Vehicles

Okay guys and gals, it’s getting serious. Like, seriously serious. If you are just starting college right now, you could conceivably get a self-driving vehicle as a graduation present!

 

(Parents, do you realize that in just four short years, you are going to have to buy your kid a self-driving car for their graduation present?)

 

Whether you want self-driving cars or not, Ford CEO, Jim Hackett, says that the company will be beginning trial…

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Vehicle Spotlight: 2018 Ford Taurus

If you have ever been in the presence of a full grown, well fed (perhaps, even genetically enhanced) bull, you would be terrified…but in addition to the sheer trepidation, you’d likely be hypnotized by the absolute, raw power under the beast’s rippling musculature as it stampedes towards you.

 

Ford’s new reimagined and technologically enhanced 2018 Taurus has had the same effect on many expert reviewers in the industry. To be honest…

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The Ford Expedition vs. the Chevrolet Tahoe: A Closer Look

 

Ford Expedition- Birmingham, AL- Ernest McCarty Ford.png The Ford Expedition and the Chevrolet Tahoe have more in common than not. Both are three-row, large, truck-based SUVs with seating for eight passengers, and are priced within the same range which can make picking between them difficult.

Both cars have also received prestigious awards in the past year. The Ford Expedition 2017 received the award for the Best Large SUV for the Money and was a finalist in the Best Large SUV for Families…

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Think Ford for Your Child's First Car

 It seems like only yesterday that your child came into this world, but now it's time for them to gain some independence and responsibility with their first car. When it comes to automotive safety, affordability, and reliability, you can't beat a Ford. For more than 100 years, they've been manufacturing cars, trucks and SUVs that families can trust. At Ernest McCarty Ford, we have a wide selection of new and used models…

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Preventive Maintenance Basics for the Non Car-Savvy

 

 

There’s a lot of confusion on what basic (or preventive) car maintenance entails, when it should be done, and where to do it. We want to clear that up by giving you the five basic maintenance tips that apply to all ford cars.

  • Conduct your own inspection every week
  • You don’t have to conduct a detailed inspection, but at least check through the basics to ensure that everything is in order. Start by…

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Tips for Keeping Your Ford Vehicle Disaster-Ready

 If disaster strikes, you may end up depending on your vehicle to take you to safety. Although Ford makes some of the safest and most dependable vehicles on the market, there are still several things that you should do to make sure that your Ford is disaster-ready.

  1. Stick to your car's suggested maintenance schedule
  2. If you're evacuating due to an oncoming natural disaster, the last thing you'll want is to break down…

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How You Can Tell When Your Battery's Degrading

It's important to keep your car in working order and to keep all your parts in good shape. There are few parts more important than a car's battery. Without your battery, the car won't run. It literally won't have the power to do it. Unfortunately, as is the case with any battery, a car battery will degrade over time. When a car battery starts to fail you might notice a decline in performance. Here are some of the signs.

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