Why You Should Own a Ford F-150


If you’ve been considering a truck, don’t consider any longer: just go out to your local Chevy dealership and get one! Trucks offer so many advantages to owners that you’ll never regret the decision to buy one, especially if it’s a Chevy F-150. Here’s why a Chevy F-150 may be perfect for you.

More Power

Chevy trucks offer you way more power than a standard car or SUV. How you leverage that power is up to you, but it will certainly come in handy. Trucks generally have upwards of 350-horsepower and they use it to get going since they’re larger vehicles. The thing is, once they get going, they tend to stay on the move. All that momentum, backed by that beastly engine, means that you can go faster than you might expect.

Tow and Haul More

That power means that you can tow and haul more with a truck than with any other type of vehicle. From hauling building supplies, furniture, or even a motorbike or two to towing a boat, travel trailer, or livestock trailer, a truck allows you to do more and go further.

More Space for People, Too

Just because you have a big truck bed doesn’t mean that your passengers have nowhere to sit. Truck cabins can be among the roomiest and most luxurious of vehicle interiors and Chevrolets are no exception. With plenty of seats and a slew of comfort and convenience features, a 2018 Silverado might be the perfect vehicle for you.

Better Visibility and Safety

Trucks allow you to ride high off the ground, which affords you better visibility in all conditions. If you can see further away, you can prepare for what’s coming better. Add to that a truck’s natural off roading abilities and its capabilities of fording deep water, and you’ve got a vehicle that can see you through many a situation.

Visit Johnson Bros. Ford

Come test drive the new 2018 Ford F-150 today at Johnson Bros. Ford in Temple, Texas. Whether you’re shopping for a new vehicle or just looking to schedule service, Johnson Bros. Ford can help.

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5 Reasons to Drive Into 2018 With a Mustang


The 2018 Mustang is better than ever and it’s available right now at Johnson Bros. Ford. Come in and test drive it today and we’re sure you’ll want to drive it straight into 2018.

1. It’s Affordable

The 2018 Mustang won’t set your bank account back as much as other cars in its class. Starting out under $25,585, a 2018 Mustang might be more in your reach than you think. Not to mention that the base model comes with plenty of standard entertainment, performance, and safety features.

2. It’s Head Turning

There’s no denying that the Mustang is a great looking car. If you want to turn heads wherever you go, you need to get behind the wheel of a Mustang. With its aggressive good looks, distinctive headlights, and muscular bearing, it commands respect on the road.

3. It’s Powerful

With a couple of powerful engine options, including the available V-8, and either an automatic gearbox or six-speed manual transmission, the 2018 Mustang is one fast car. If you want to cruise the highway in a sleek and powerful ride, leave it to the Mustang to provide.

4. It’s Just Plain Fun to Drive

It’s a bit subjective, but it’ll feel objective when you’re behind the wheel giving the Mustang a test drive. The Mustang handles beautifully thanks, in part, to the fact that it’s heavier than a traditional sports car. This means that you hug the road like you’ve never experienced. Even at higher speeds it can handle curves in the road like they’re nothing.

5. Did We Mention There’s a Convertible Option?

Well there is. If you love that classic wind in your hair driving experience, don’t forget to ask for a convertible 2018 Mustang.

See the Mustang at Johnson Bros. Ford

Make your dreams come true by purchasing a brand new Ford Mustang right here at Johnson Bros. Ford. We’re your No. 1 Ford dealer in Texas, offering the latest and greatest Ford vehicles for the best prices in the industry, whether you’re seeking the high performance Mustang, the rugged F-150, the fuel-efficient Focus, or any of Ford’s other must-see models.

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Decorating Your Car for the Holidays


This year, take Christmas decorating to a whole new level. Don’t just decorate your house: Decorate your vehicle, too. Whether you have a brand new vehicle you just picked up from Johnson Bros. Ford or you are driving a vehicle that is a couple of years old, have fun with decorating it.

Mobile Christmas Tree

You wouldn’t want to put a big tree up through the moon roof as that would definitely restrict your vision, but you could put a small tree in the vehicle. Decorate the tree to the hilt, but make sure it doesn’t block your view in the mirrors or out of the windows.


Add a wreath to the front of your vehicle. The grille allows air in to help cool the air conditioning condenser and the radiator, so be sure the wreath doesn’t block too much of the air flow. Decorate the wreath with bows or large Christmas bulbs.

Big Red Bow

Another great way to show the Christmas spirit is to add a big red bow to the front of your vehicle. Add sparkles to the bow to add a bit more decoration. You could also add small decorations to the bow, including small wreaths, which would be set off by the red color.


Add Christmas lights to the bottom of your vehicle. Wire them in to light up when you turn the ignition on. Or you could wire them to a switch so that you could turn them on and off when needed. Use lights made for underbody lighting; just choose red and green or multiple Christmas colors.

Visit Johnson Bros. Ford

Stop by Johnson Bros. Ford to test drive a new vehicle for the holidays. Once you have your new vehicle, you’ll be able to decorate it with festive decorations. If you are not ready for a new vehicle because your current vehicle is only a year or two old, be sure to call our service department for an appointment to have maintenance completed or to have your vehicle, including the tires, checked for the winter.

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The 2018 Ford Expedition Lets You Tow Like a Pro


It’s summer, and that means it’s the season for boating, travel trailers, and other recreational towables. Most people use either their truck or SUV to tow their toys, and if you’re someone who prefers SUVs to trucks, we’ve got good news for you: the 2018 Ford Expedition has some high tech features that help you to tow like a pro.

SUVs are getting more popular every year, which means that automakers are constantly striding to make them better. The 2018 Ford Expedition is no exception. If you’re not confident about your ability to back up a boat or trailer, you’ll be excited to hear that the 2018 Ford Expedition comes with the optional Pro Trailer Backup Assist feature, which made its debut on the 2016 Ford F-Series.

The new Expedition is getting 100 more pounds of towing ability this year for a total of 9,300. That easily outshines the Chevy Tahoe at 8,400 lbs, the Dodge Durango at 8,600 lbs, and the Nissan Armada at 8,500 lbs.

The system does most of the work for you when backing up; you just need to feed the system exact measurements on the item you’re towing. It saves to the system and then you select it the next time you’re towing it and need to back it up.

Visit Johnson Bros. Ford

Come check out the 2018 Ford Expedition, or any other vehicle, at Johnson Bros. Ford in Temple, Texas, this summer. Test drive some cars, trucks, and SUVs, then choose the one that’s right for your family.

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Why Choose Ford Over the Competition?

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Why choose a Ford over the competition? Because Fords bring more to consumers than nearly any other automaker. If you want a car, truck, or SUV that’s packed with features, that’s reliable, and that’s affordable to own, Ford is what you need to shop.

Quality and Reliability

The two go hand in hand – if you’ve got a quality car, you’ve got a reliable car. You can trust a Ford to start out great and to last for years without major mechanical issues. Not to mention that Fords come packed with quality materials and features.

Convenience and Safety Features

Speaking of features, Fords have plenty of them. From features that help keep you safe (whether preventing collisions or minimizing damage to you, your passengers, and your Ford) to features that make your drive more comfortable and convenient, your Ford is a well-engineered machine.


Maybe subjective, but Fords just look good. With bold, sharp lines, the designers at Ford have really been raising the bar in recent years and the competition has been trying to keep up.

Visit Johnson Bros. Ford

Ready to experience the Ford difference? Stop by Johnson Bros. Ford to test drive a new or used Ford car, truck, or SUV today. Even if you’re not on the market for a new vehicle, you can still drop in to learn more or to schedule some service with our service department at Johnson Bros. Ford in Temple, Texas.

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Accessories for Your Ford Truck


Accessories can add style and personality to any vehicle. These items can range from a variety of products including updated seat covers, mud flaps, decals, floor mats and so much more. Even the things that are not exactly for show but are practical elements can be used to personalize your truck. At Johnson Bros. Ford, we strive to have on hand the best in accessories or parts for your Ford truck.

Truck owners are painfully aware of how debris and unwanted elements get stuck in the bed of your truck while in transit. Or sometimes friends and family can toss junk in the back without warning, using your precious cargo space as a giant trash can. This can lead to startling noises of objects sliding around in the bed or just add to the annoyance of extra cleaning. If you have tonneau cover over the bed, this solves that problem forever.

Tonneau covers come in a range of sizes, styles, colors and types depending on your preference. For instance, there are ones starting at 5.5 feet long for short beds and ones up to eight feet long for larger beds. There are also soft folding types for easy storage and removal as well as hard top covers for a more permanent placement. If this is something you have always needed, stop in to your Temple Ford dealer to check out our extensive selection. If you are not sure which type you need, our knowledgeable staff will gladly help you.

If you travel the highways a lot or live in an area that has a larger than normal amount of insects, a bug deflector might be the best thing for your truck. Save the trouble of having to clean your windshield often and possibly save your windshield from rocks and debris by installing this cheap plastic option. They come in a range of colors and can be removed for easy cleaning. Check with Johnson Bros. Ford to see what options are best for your Ford truck.

When you are looking for the perfect parts and accessories for your truck, come to Johnson Bros. Ford first. We have lots to choose from and have new items arriving all the time. If you are looking for something we don’t have in our store, we can order it for you.

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New Ford Arrivals


When you visit Johnson Brothers Ford, look for some of the new arrivals including the 2016 Ford Escape, the 2016 Ford Focus and the 2016 Ford Mustang. Each model has many standard features and you’ll find something for everyone: families, commuting and taking road trips.

2016 Ford Focus SE Sedan

This flex fuel vehicle features standard features including dual illuminated vanity mirrors, a tilt and telescopic steering column, illuminated entry, cruise control, a 2.0-liter flex fuel engine, 16-inch painted aluminum wheels, driver’s knee airbag, MyKey, a SecuriLock Pass anti theft system, remote keyless entry, power windows and door locks and a one-touch down driver’s window.

Additional features include two 12-volt powerpoints, a rearview camera, remote keyless entry, an integrated blind spot mirror, door mirrors with integrated turn signals and active grille shutters.

2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Coupe

Standard features on the 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Coupe include one-touch up and down front windows, an 8-inch center stack touch screen, driver and passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, leather-trimmed seats, two smart-charging USB ports, a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, a six-speed manual transmission, 18-inch magnetic painted machined aluminum wheels and AdvanceTrac with electronic stability control.

Additional features include a tire pressure monitoring system, perimeter alarm, SecuriLock Pass anti-theft system, SOS post crash alert system and a driver’s knee airbag.

2016 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape features an illuminated entry system, steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, a 2.5-liter engine, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, 17-inch steel sparkle silver painted wheel covers, a driver’s knee airbag, the LATCH child seat safety system, power door locks and windows, a rear view camera, dual power mirrors, remote keyless entry, halogen headlights, MyKey, a battery saver system and an integrated blind spot mirror.

Visit Johnson Brothers Ford

Stop by Johnson Brothers Ford to test drive the 2016 Ford Escape, 2016 Ford Mustang or the 2016 Ford Escape today to learn more about these models’ safety, security, entertainment and convenience features.

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Cars Under 10k at Johnson Bros. Ford


If you are in the market for an affordable used vehicle, stop by Johnson Brothers Ford to test drive one or more of the vehicles we have listed for under $10,000. You can drive out of here with a reliable Chevrolet Cruze, Chrysler 300, Nissan Altima or any other used vehicle on the lot.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Pick up this front-wheel drive Cruze LTZ for under $10,000. The Chevy Cruze features a 1.4-liter engine and six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. It is gold mist metallic with a cocoa/light neutral interior and has just over 94,760 miles on it. The Cruze gets 36 mpg* on the highway, so is a great vehicle for commuting or even taking a road trip – and with under 100,000 miles on it, it has a long way to go.

Additional features include remote keyless entry, cruise control, remote vehicle start, mounted audio and other controls on the steering wheel, solar absorbing tinting, a rear window defroster and more.

2005 Chrysler 300

Pick up this model today and enjoy the power of the Hemi V-8 engine backed by a five-speed automatic transmission. This Green 300 features a deep jade and light graystone interior. Additional features include rain-sensing wipers, fog lights, memory, Hemi C badging, remote keyless entry, auto-dimming rearview mirror, sentry key theft deterrent system and more.

2005 Nissan Altima

Pick up this S trim level Altima if you are looking for an economical vehicle. The Altima features a 2.5-liter engine and four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The exterior features solar green glass, multi-parabola halogen headlights and variably intermittent wipers with a mist function. The interior features an immobilizer key system, power door locks, full cut pile carpeting, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel and more.

Visit Johnson Brothers Ford in Temple

Stop by Johnson Brothers Ford today to test drive these or any of the other pre-owned vehicles we have on the lot. If you are looking for something that is under $10,000, be sure to let your salesperson know that he or she should show you only vehicles that are under $10,000. Our used inventory changes often, so be ready with a “Plan B” choice.

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New Ford Arrivals at Johnson Bros.


If you are looking for a newer pre-owned vehicle, stop by Johnson Brothers Ford to test drive one or more of our new Ford arrivals. Whether you need a sedan, pickup, SUV or even a Lincoln, we have extensive inventory of pre-owned vehicles that have been completely checked out.

2015 Lincoln Navigator

If you have a larger family or car pool and you want to travel in style, stop by to test drive the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. This model seats up to seen people and features a 3.5-liter V-6 EcoBoost engine backed by a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. This model is white platinum with a medium stone leather interior. Pick this model up for $57,099.

2013 Ford Flex

If you are looking for a station wagon, test drive the 2013 Ford Flex. This model features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine backed by an automatic transmission. The Ford Flex is pearl white with a dune interior; and you can pick this model up for $23,417.

2011 Ford F-150 Lariat

If you need a light-duty pickup to haul things for your home projects or just prefer a pickup, test drive the 2011 Ford F-150 Lariat with a crew cab and four-wheel drive. This model features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine backed by an automatic transmission. Pick up this white pickup with pale adobe interior for just $31,794.

2013 Ford Explorer XLT

For those looking for an SUV, test drive the 2013 Ford Explorer XLT. This model features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and automatic transmission. This deep impact blue metallic with medium light stone truck is available for $29,102.

2013 Ford Taurus Limited

Test drive the 2013 Ford Taurus Limited if you are looking for a sedan with some class. This model features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and automatic transmission. This white platinum metallic tri-coat sedan with dune interior is available for $21,193.

Visit Johnson Brothers Ford

Preview these vehicles and more on our web site by clicking the “New Arrivals” menu item under “Inventory.” When you find something you like, be sure to stop by Johnson Brothers Ford to take it for a test drive.

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Ford News: 2016 Shelby GT350R Has Ford’s Most Powerful Engine


Ford fans who visited the L.A. Auto Show in November 2014 saw the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – soon to be available at Johnson Brothers Ford. This track-focused powerhouse features a 5.2-liter V-8 – naturally aspirated – that has a stupid redline and makes outrageous horsepower. In fact, this is the most powerful engine that Ford has ever built.

The GT350 also features Ford’s first adaptive magneto rheological suspension; and it also features unique aerodynamic bodywork.

The engine puts out 526 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 429 pound-feet of torque at 4,750 rpm. The engine also redlines at an almost-unheard-of 8,250 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed manual transmission.

The MagneRide suspension is tuned for the track and features new anti-roll bars and spring rates. The lowered ride height makes this ‘Stang hug the road; and it also features revised bump stops and bushings, and cross-axis ball joints.

A humongous carbon fiber rear wing and revised front splitter help to maximize downforce, keeping the GT350R on the road instead of in the air. As if this wasn’t racy enough, the calipers, contrast stitching on the seats, badging, body stripes and the stripe on the steering wheel are all red.

The need for speed means that you get to do without some comforts. But those who race already know this. The GT350R has no air conditioning, no rear seats, no stereo, no cargo floor and no trunk upholstery. All of that adds weight and weight means you go slower.

Additional items you’ll find missing include the backup camera, a spare tire, a can of sealer and exhaust resonators. The wheels are carbon fiber – a first for major automakers. That’s even rare for the exotic supercars. The 19-inch composite wheels save 13 pounds per wheel – that’s more than a tenth of a second in the racing world – and yes, that tenth of a second makes a big difference. The wheels sport Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires with a rubber compound.

Now, if you’re crazy enough to do it, you can get an optional electronics packages that adds touch screen navigation, dual-zone air conditioning and an audio system with seven speakers… but who wants that over speed?

Visit Johnson Brothers Ford

While the GT350 and the GT350R are not expected to be released until later this year, it’s probably a good idea to get in line now. Stop by Johnson Brothers Ford for more information about the 2016 GT350 and its stripped counterpart, the GT350R.

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