Bill Barth Automotive Group
At Bill Barth Ford you will find some of the greatest new & used vehicles in the greater Bismark/Mandan area, along the Missouri River. Our dealership is located on Memorial Highway which means finding your next vehicle is simple! Not only do we have excellent prices on new Ford, but on used cars, trucks, vans, SUVs & crossovers as well.
2017 Ford Fusion Secures IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Designation. The well-regarded Ford Fusion got another feather in its cap in June when its 2017 model earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick+ designation.
This safety accolade, along with other selling points such as the Fusion’s wide variety of options, its fuel efficiency ratings, and its distinctively attractive styling make it a top contender in the mid-size sedan market. 2017 Ford GT Goes Space Age with Carbon Fiber Wheels. Ford Motor Company pulled out all of the stops in designing its new GT supercar, even down to the new vehicle’s wheels.
The Detroit manufacturer’s new high performance racing vehicle – due to hit the streets next year – will give buyers the option of purchasing the vehicle with high-tech carbon fiber wheels. High end options have a way of eventually becoming standard equipment as technology advances, costs decrease, and consumer demand grows. For example, many of the electronic safety options that are rapidly becoming standard equipment in modern cars – rear view cameras, lane departure alerts, adaptive cruise control – had their start in higher end concept vehicles. Carbon fiber wheels have many advantages over traditional metal wheels, and Ford’s move to offer them as optional equipment on the 2017 GT could have big implications for auto design in years to come.
A Look at the All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty. Lighter.
Faster. More power. These are all just some of the things you want when you are shopping for a new truck; especially when you rely on your truck to have your back and help you get the job done on a daily basis, you need a vehicle you can trust to deliver in the clutch. Enter the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty, coming soon to your local Ford dealership. Whether you are looking at a Super Duty for the first time or are interested in trading up from your current Ford truck, the 2017 model has something for everyone.
Redistributing Weight to Increase Strength. Ford Expedition Overpowers Chevrolet Tahoe. The Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Tahoe are the heavyweights of the SUV world, offering power, passenger, and cargo room, and amenities that few other vehicles can match.
Although the Tahoe has long been the sales leader, in recent years Ford has drastically improved the Expedition. When matched up head to head, the quality difference between the two titans becomes clear, with the 2016 Ford Expedition having a significant advantage over its rival. For big families, executives who need lots of room for a mobile office, and outdoor enthusiasts with boats or travel trailers to pull, a strong full-size SUV is a must. Ford Reveals Plans to Add Four SUVs to Line-Up. SUVs are back in style, and Ford Motor Company plans to cater to growing consumer demand for larger vehicles by launching four new lines of SUVs in coming years.
In the near future, consumers can expect to see many exciting new SUVs designed to cater to a wide range of tastes, needs, and price points at Ford dealers around the country. After years of being written off as a passé relic of the era of cheap gasoline, the SUV is making a remarkable comeback. While massively popular in the 1990s and early 2000s, SUVs took a sharp nosedive in the court of public opinion during the fuel price spikes and financial crisis of the late 2000s. In 2003, nearly a fifth of all new vehicles sold were SUVs, but by 2009 only about 9.5 percent of all new vehicles sold were SUVs, according to Bankrate. Kelley Blue Book Marketing Research done around 2012 found that the escalation of gas prices was a major factor in consumer distaste for SUVs.
Times have changed. Millennials Improved Technology Sources: Ford C-Max Challenges Toyota Prius For Hybrid Dominance. The Toyota Prius has long been at the top of the heap in the hybrid market, but Ford has thrown down the gauntlet to the Japanese automaker with the C-Max.
Ford has steadily improved the C-Max in the years since its launch in 2011. The 2016 Ford C-Max hybrid offers stiff competition to the 2016 Toyota Prius in terms of performance, interior design, and overall quality. Discerning consumers seeking a fuel-efficient hatchback will want to visit their local Ford dealer to check out the new Ford C-Max. Engine & Performance The Ford C-Max offers more get-up and go than the Prius, a great selling point for drivers who want to be environmentally responsible, but who don’t want an underpowered vehicle. The Ford C-Max is powered by a 2.0 liter, four cylinder gasoline engine, and an electric motor that derives power from a lithium ion battery pack. Ford Focus Offers Stronger Performance, Better Price than Honda Civic. Heavy Duty Battle Royale: Ford F-250 vs. Chevy Silverado 2500HD.
When it comes to heavy duty pickup trucks, the two 400-lb. gorillas in the room are the Ford F-250 and the Chevrolet Silverado.
The two domestic pickup trucks are sales leaders in the segment, and have an enviable reputation for dependability and durability. When you compare the two trucks side by side, differences in quality and style become evident, however. Auto consumers considering a visit to Chevy or Ford dealers to purchase a new heavy-duty truck should consider the differences between the 2015 Ford F-250 and the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD to ensure they get the best value for their truck-buying dollar.
Ford made a few tweaks to the F-250’s design for 2015, but largely stayed true to what has been a winning formula for the heavy duty truck, a practical, functional vehicle that works well for both weekend warriors and people in need of a solid work truck. Chevy made a number of largely cosmetic upgrades for the Silverado HD for 2015. Performance Interior & Comfort Safety Ratings.
Comparing Ford F-150 to Toyota Tundra. Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado. New 2015 Ford Expedition Your Ticket to Adventure. Toughen Up with the New Ford. The Ford F-150 remains America’s favorite pickup truck, thanks to its reliability, excellent build quality, and thoughtful design.
Some Ford F-150 customers want a little more from their F-150s, and, for those consumers, custom manufacturer Tuscany has the right truck for the job—a modified F-150 with all the bells and whistles you can think of, and then some. Auto buyers visiting Ford dealerships throughout North Dakota can inquire into what Tuscany has to offer in terms of style and comfort.
Tuscany is Ford’s largest and longest-lived specialty vehicle manufacturer of personal use vehicles. Tuscany takes great Ford vehicles and elevates them to a new level of excellence, with luxury class amenities and options. Tuscany Ford trucks are more than just vehicles. Bill Barth Ford. 2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty. Those shopping for a high-end truck know how important strength and durability are when making the final decision.
Especially in North Dakota, where you count on your truck for much more than driving from one place to another, being able to have every feature you need is essential. The Highly Rated, Highly Durable Ford Edge. Bill Barth Automotive Group. The new 2015 line of Ford vehicles has arrived and is once again showing why Americans can’t get enough of the cars and trucks made right here in the United States.