Scheduled maintenance and why it's important

If only it were as easy as filling your gas tank and keeping proper insurance at all times for vehicle maintenance. There are many more aspects of keeping your vehicle in a condition that is safe for the road and helps to ensure you get as many miles out of it as possible.

Inside every owner's manual, there is a list of maintenance for each vehicle (they vary from car to car!). These things are as simple as an oil change all the way to replacing spark plugs at certain mileage points.

It is very important to keep up…
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Need Help Leasing Or Buying A Car?

Leasing or buying a car is a question that most people wonder about. They don’t know what the difference is.

We can make that simple for you at our dealership. When you lease a car, you can trade it back in for another model at the end of the lease term. The vehicle is typically under warranty when the car is leased. If you decide to own a car, you will have to take care of the repairs yourself. There are reasons that people pick one or the other, and you will be able to find what will work…
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What is the #1 Rule When Claying Your Car?

You want to be the best owner you can be to your new Ford, but you only have experience doing a basic soap-and-water car wash. You know clay bars are an important detailing tool, but you have so many questions.

Many Woodland Hills drivers want to know:

  • How do I use a clay bar?
  • Do I need to use a clay bar?
  • How often should I clay my car?

Using a clay bar is easy when you follow the Autoblog Details tutorial above. Simply rip off a third of the clay bar, knead it into a flattened disc, get the…

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End summer on a high note with the Ford Escape

Soon enough, we'll be packing away our summer apparel and gearing up for fun, fall activities. Before then, however, one more summer trip might be on your agenda. That's where we here at Woodland Hills Vista come in. We've got the 2017 Ford Escape in stock at our dealership and we know there's really no better way to travel.


No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The Ford Escape will surely…

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100 Years of Production

When you try think of a vehicle that has been in production for 100 years, you might struggle a little; there aren’t too many, but the ones that have defeated the test of time are certainly worthy of talking about. One vehicle that has made it to the 100-year mark is the F-150.

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Signs of Worn Tires to Watch Out For

​Your tires are one of the most important aspects of your vehicle – if not the most important. It is therefore paramount that they are in top-shape whenever you are on the road.

If you notice that your tires have bulges and cracks, or if you notice your tire tread is unevenly worn, or if you feel an excessive vibration during your drive, your tires may be worn down. We implore you to visit our service center, so that our team of vehicle experts can take a look at your tires.

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Is Leasing a Good Decision for You?

​When it comes to purchasing a vehicle, you have a couple of different options you can pursue. The most common one is financing – where you take out a loan, and buy the vehicle. The other is leasing, and this offers some of our customers a little more flexibility.

Leasing is great for drivers who need a vehicle for professional purposes, or who do not drive long distances. With the mileage parameters associated with leases, this is not a good option if you drive long distances to work, or if you travel on a regular basis.

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2017 Ford Focus RS is a Hatchback with Ample Attitude

Would you like to amplify the awesome of your daily drives; to own a vehicle that allows you to enjoy top-flight thrills every time you ignite the engine?

Well, if so, we here at Vista Woodland Hills think you might like to have a good, long look at our hot hatchback, the 2017 Ford Focus RS.

And since we recognize such a statement warrants some context, we now encourage you to check the clip below. Learn of the Focus RS's best qualities from Road Test Editor Dan Ilika:

Ford really outdid itself with the Focus RS's…

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MotorWeek Puts 2017 Ford Explorer Through its Paces

If you've yet to meet the 2017 Explorer, Ford's full-size SUV, we here at Vista Woodland Hills hate to be the ones to break it to you, but:

You more than likely are missing out.

Not to worry, though, as the vehicular gurus of MotorWeek are here to bring you up to speed. Pair up with them in the clip below:

Drivers seeking a swanky, upmarket vibe from the Explorer will likely meet their match in its top-tier trim, the aptly named Platinum.

Standard features on this model include a spunky, 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a panoramic…

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