LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run

11661 South Beyer Rd
Directions Birch Run, MI 48415

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Why Wearing Your Seatbelt as a Passenger Could Save the Driver's Life

Attitudes toward seatbelts have come a long way since the 70's, when the safety equipment was widely considered optional. The majority of Americans today always buckle up when they drive, or ride shotgun.

According to a new IIHS study, however, the attitude that the back seat is safe enough to ride without a belt still prevails.

No matter where you sit in the car, you will be safer while wearing a belt. Without one, your body can be slammed into hard surfaces and other passengers at full speed. In fact, wearing a seatbelt can save the driver's life…

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2017 Ford Mustang: Be A Winner

Just because you love performance, doesn't mean you can't stay in complete control. The new lets you let loose when you want to and use caution when it's necessary —making it one of the best editions of Ford's legendary classic yet.


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"Police Responder" Truck Transforms F-150 Into Law Enforcement Vehicle

Ford is the automaker behind a lot of America's police vehicles. Now, with the release of the 2018 Ford F-150 drawing closer by the day, Ford is hoping to entice police departments with a new police-centric take on the anticipated truck. The F-150 Police Responder will take the F-150 and deck it out with a bevy of must have features that will transform it into a law enforcement vehicle.

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Ford Investments in Michigan Top $2.25 Billion in 4 Months

Ford Motor Company was born in Michigan, and despite globalization, it has largely stayed in Michigan. On May 19, the automaker announced a new investment of $350 million in the Livonia Transmission Plant, which will upgrade the facility to manufacture a new 10-speed automatic transmission, and preserve or create 800 jobs.

This latest investment comes fast on the heels of several other investments in Michigan...

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Categories: Flips its Lid for Loud, Lusty 2017 Ford Focus RS

Though the hatchback class may not be the first to come to mind when shopping for something sporty, it seems to us at LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run that ours, the 2017 Focus RS, may be out to change all that.

A five-door with a proclivity for high-octane performance, the Focus RS is wholly unafraid to march to the beat of its own drum.

That said, we invite you to check it out in the clip below. Here now with more on all things Focus RS is Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

Beneath the Focus RS's bonnet…

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2017 Ford Fusion Strikes a Chord with Autotrader Critics

If you've been searching the midsize sedan segment for your next vehicular purchase, you may've already discovered that you could use some assistance. After all, as this class is one of the most crowded -- and, thusly, competitive -- across the industry, it's not always easy to find that ideal fit.

Fortunately, that's something with which we here at LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run would be happy to help! And we'd likely do so by recommending you take our midsize four-door, the 2017 Fusion, for a test run.

For now, though, we encourage you to click "play…

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2018 Ford Mustang Has Some Exciting New Tricks up Its Sleeve

If there’s one thing the Ford Mustang is not, it’s a “one trick pony.” Even when the Blue Oval submitted it to the traditional mid-cycle refresh, it bucked trends. Unlike other mid-life tweaks, the 2018 Mustang comes with a new nose and headlights, aerodynamic refinements, and a bunch of new features and technology that make the car an even more exciting prospect.

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The 2017 Ford Transit Connect is America's Best Selling Small Commercial Van

Ford is proud to announce that the 2017 Ford Transit Connect is America's best selling small commercial van. Why? It has all the comforts of a car along with the toughness of a truck. That means business owners don't have to choose between style and practicality. The 2017 Ford Transit Connect is built ford tough, and is engineered to the strictest Ford Light Commercial Vehicle Durability Standards. At the same time, it has technology features like SYNC 3, which syncs to your smart phone and connects your music, phone, navigation and apps on one voice activated screen.
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