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Improve Your Towing in Collinsville with the Ford F-150

Are you thinking of getting a truck that's powerful enough for towing? Look no further than the Ford F-150. With its precisely engineered mechanics, this popular full-size pickup truck is designed to help you haul heavy loads.

With the F-150, towing is a breeze. In fact, on some models, you can max out with an impressive tow rating of 13,200 pounds. That's thanks to the powerful twin-turbo V6 engine, which gives you 470 lb-feet of torque.

When it comes to smart towing, the F-150 has your back....
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Ford Mustang Masters New Tech Features

Ford Mustang is master of sports cars, ranking high on lists of the most desirable rides in the world. New generations come equipped with state-of-the-art tech features that have our team at Jack Schmitt Ford quite impressed. Here are two such features.

FordPass Connect

Connect to your own in-cabin Wi-Fi hotspot with FordPass Connect. This network spans 50 feet and supports up to 10 devices, boasting AT&T-powered 4G LTE speeds. With the FordPass app, you can easily gauge Wi-Fi data usage during extended road trips or quick journeys into Collinsville.

 
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The Performance-Based Ford Edge ST

The Ford Edge is one of the most popular performance SUVs in society today. For 2019, Ford is taking things up a notch by introducing the all-new Edge ST. This vehicle is loaded with automotive goodies, such as traction control, all-wheel drive and a low center of gravity. All of these aspects do a phenomenal job of creating a unique and pleasing driving experience.

You'll be able to host a total of five individuals when you become the owner of this SUV. The infotainment touchscreen can be used to access applications with relative ease, and it's user-friendly...
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35 Years and Counting for Jack Schmitt Ford in Collinsville, IL

We are officially celebrating our 35th year in Collinsville! After so many years in the business, we are the best of the best just for you!

We have recently launched our new slogan, 'We don't sell cars, we help people buy cars.' We pride ourselves on making sure that you get the perfect vehicle you're looking for and we will help you search for that. We know that everyone fears the typical car…
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FordPass Rewards are here!

The FordPass Connect app with Rewards is here! Not only does Ford provide you with the best in the business, but now the best in the app world. 

FordPass Rewards allow you to access all of the functions needed to track your points and view services done to your vehicle. Ford will be offering customers a complimentary maintenance package with the purchase of new vehicle and the activation of FordPass Connect. This package will be available through rewards points.

With the purchase of a new vehicle, activation of FordPass Connect and FordPass Rewards enrollment, the member will recieve 42,000…
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Drive 4 UR School - Collinsville High School

On May 11, 2019 we will be sponsoring a Drive 4 UR School event at Collinsville High School in support of their Athletic Department.

The Ford Drive 4 UR School program allows schools to raise up to $6,000 by bringing the community together for a test-drive event.  For every person who takes a test-drive in a Ford vehicle during the event, Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the Collinsville High School Athletic Department…
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Why is the Price Point so high for 2019 Ford Ranger?

We have been getting A LOT of questions on why the all new 2019 Ford Ranger has a higher price point than expected.  Many are expecting the 2019 Ranger to be comparable to the older models, but they are actually in a whole different category.

The older models of the Ford Ranger were all considered to be Compact trucks, however, the 2019 Rangers are in the Mid-Size category.  The main difference between these two categories…
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