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Ford Focus SEL Features Stylish Design

For those who want a more conservative compact sedan, the Ford Focus SEL has a stylish exterior design. It combines stylish design with amenities that make driving a pleasure. This is one that you will not want to miss if you are looking for a car that has the look of a luxury class but for a reasonable price.

The Ford Focus SEL features LED signature lighting and fog lamps to give it a sophisticated look that stands out on the road. It comes with an optional sun and moon roof, and rear spoiler. The body design is similar to…

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The Ford Taurus Is Sure To Impress


The Ford Taurus is one of the most popular full-size sedans gracing the road today. It comes packed to the brim with high performance features that leave any other car looking inferior by comparison. That is why our experienced automotive team here at Hoffman Auto Group is so eager to introduce to you all of the incredible features of the brand new 2018 Ford Taurus.

The 3.5-liter engine of this sedan is putting out an impressive 288 horsepower for car owners making this an all-around fun car to drive. It also includes a curve control system. This helps you…
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Overview of ToyotaCare

ToyotaCare, a great selling point for shoppers considering a Toyota purchase, is a no-cost service plan that gives you the peace of mind you want and need when you’re cruising down the open roads. Stop at Hoffman Auto Group today to get all the details.

It’s a well-known fact that Toyota vehicles seldom need maintenance, but it’s great to know that ToyotaCare will still cover your vehicle on the rare chance it does need work. ToyotaCare takes care of normal factory scheduled maintenance for 25,000 mile or two years, whichever comes first along. It also provides…

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The Toyota Camry is a Safe Vehicle

When you are driving on the busy streets of Connecticut, you want a vehicle that is comfortable to drive, makes good gas mileage and has a good repair record. This applies to the Toyota Camry. The Camry is also a safe vehicle to drive.

The Toyota Camry is equipped with a number of different features that are designed to keep you and your family safe. The Camry has Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control. These two systems work together to provide a safer drive when the pavement is wet or slick. If you do have an emergency with the Camry…

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Toyota Highlander Performance Features

The Highlander continues in the Toyota tradition of performance and durability. With its 3.5L V6 engine, you will experience both fuel efficiency and power. It functions with the Direct Shift 8-Speed Automatic Transmission to deliver effective handling and control.

With such a powerhouse, you may be surprised to realize that it easily maintains 27 mpg and consistently rates in Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle II (ULEV-II) category. You can take that road trip you’ve been thinking about with a clear conscience and a little extra cash....

 

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Keep Safety First with Ford SYNC 3

Driving in Connecticut during rush hour traffic requires your focus on the road and environment around you. In walks the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system, an all-inclusive hands-free system to keep your hands on the wheel and to your destination safely.

This system gives you complete control of your vehicle's audio and navigation systems as well as your mobile phone and its app. This platform is driven by a new software system by Blackberry Limited that allows for conversational command of your entire vehicle. This is an added safety feature that keeps your eyes focused...

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Keep Your Tires Properly Inflated and Make Sure Their Treads are Good


Your vehicle's tires provide you with a connection to the road. Those tires must be in good shape and inflated just right if you want to stay safe while you are driving. Make sure that your treads are good and that your tires are filled with just the right amount of air.

If your tires are inflated too much, the weight of your vehicle will be sitting on the middle strip of the tire. If the tires are not inflated enough, the will sink down and be soft in the middle. You need to fill them just right. The…
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Don’t Blame the Battery When It Could Be the Alternator

You'll naturally think of the battery when electrical problems flare up in your car. If a jump start or a new battery don't resolve your trouble, then the alternator is the next logical culprit. The alternator is a generator inside your car. The engine transfers power via a belt to the alternator. This power produces electricity for recharging your battery, but the alternator also powers your vehicle's electrical systems, like the engine computer, headlights, and windshield wipers.

Dim lights, malfunctioning gauges, and a stalling engine could be signs of a failing alternator...

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The scoop on all-wheel drive versus four-wheel drive


All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles are becoming the norm when it comes to new cars that are purchased in dealerships such as from us at Hoffman Auto Group. This is because no longer can front-wheel drive vehicles hold a candle to the enhanced driving capabilities of a passenger or crossover all-wheel drive vehicle or a 4-wheel drive standard size pickup truck.

?Customers who buy these vehicles mentioned that the difference from driving their old vehicle that maybe front-wheel drive to driving one of these vehicles are quite significant. They feel that the enhanced handling...
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Don't panic in the winter: Keep your car's gas tank full


We at Hoffman Auto Group want you to picture yourself driving in the winter down the freeway. You are 50 miles from the nearest gas station when your low fuel light comes on. What do you do? For some people, the thought of panic sets in.

​This situation could have easily been avoided if you were to keep a full tank of gas in your car or truck in the winter time. It is a good practice to get used to adhering to so that you will not be surprised and disappointed in yourself by finding yourself in this situation…
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