Top Tailgate Picks

Sometimes you need a new vehicle because yours has gotten a bit old. Sometimes you need a new vehicle because you need something with better fuel economy for that new job that’s a bit out of the way. Sometimes you get a new vehicle because you want to throw epic tailgate parties from the back of a truck or SUV.

Hey, all valid reasons. With that last one in mind, check out these great buys currently available at Jack Link’s Auto Supercenter.

The 2016 Ford Explorer XLT


This handsome 2016 Ford Explorer XLT is full of convenient amenities that will pair perfectly with game day. The Bluetooth audio system and Wifi capability, paired with the ample 3rd row seating and storage space, means that you’ll have no issue transporting both the crew and the gear to the stadium.

Outside of tailgating, this Explorer comes equipped with all wheel drive, a V-6 engine, navigation system, reverse camera, keyless entry, and flex fuel ability (gas or ethanol).

It has only 20,558 miles on the odometer and is available at the low price of $28,675 (that’s $14,320 of its retail value!).

The 2014 Toyota Tundra


Looking to tailgate in the more traditional truck? How about this 2014 Toyota Tundra? The truck bed is convenient and versatile on game day and equally so doing your day to day errands.

The extended cab means that you’re not sacrificing passenger space. The truck comes equipped with 4 wheel drive, a V-8 engine, and is flex fuel capable as well, working off either gas or ethanol.

It has only 10,749 miles on the odometer and is available at the bargain price of $33,630 (that’s $6,365 of its retail value!).

Head to the Next Packer’s Game in Your New Vehicle

Once you have one of the above vehicles in your driveway (or any other great tailgating vehicle on our lot) take it out for its inaugural game. Better yet, be the tailgate party-throwing hero to your friends and family!

Seeing as how you bought a vehicle in Wisconsin, chances are better than not that you’re supporting the Packers. Here are the Green Bay Packers games for the rest of the season. Home games are highlighted in bold.

  • November 6 vs Colts
  • November 13 at Titans
  • November 20 at Redskins
  • November 28 at Eagles
  • December 4 vs Texans
  • December 11 vs Seahawks
  • December 18 at Bears
  • December 24 vs Vikings
  • January 1 at Lions

Visit Jack Link’s Auto Supercenter

Didn’t manage to grab one of the featured vehicles before they sold? No problem, we’ve got plenty of others! Come in and test drive any vehicle at Jack Link’s Auto Supercenter. From tailgate-ready trucks and SUVs to economical sedans, Jack Link’s Auto Supercenter has a vehicle to fit your needs and budget.

Go Green with the 2017 Ford Fusion


One of Ford’s newest eco-friendly vehicles is the hybrid 2017 Ford Fusion. How does it stack up to previous offerings from Ford? Read on to find out. It’s also available in a non-hybrid variant.

If you are in the market for an eco-friendly vehicle, stop by Link Ford of Minong to test drive one of the hybrid or electric vehicles that Ford currently has available. Even when the hybrids are using their gas engines, they are very efficient. And, if you have access to a 240-volt outlet, you can charge a plug-in hybrid in less than three hours.

Trim Levels and Available Features

Trim levels include the S, SE, Titanium, and Platinum, in order of luxury.

Available features include keyless start, cruise control, remote start, satellite radio, MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity, power windows, and more.

Engine, Transmission, and MPG

The engine is a Turbo 2.0L 14 and runs on regular unleaded. It puts out 254 horsepower.

The transmission is automatic and has forward wheel drive. An all wheel drive variant may be an option in the future.

MPG is estimated at 43* city and 41* highway. For the non-hybrid, MPG is estimated at 21* in the city and 32* on the highway.


Fusion prices for the 2017 model starts at around $23,000 after the usual $875 destination charge. Higher trim levels and options could run you up to approximately $40,000.

Visit Link Ford of Minong

Stop by Link Ford of Minong to test drive an eco-friendly vehicle and to learn more about the 2017 Ford Fusion.

*MPG estimates only. Actual performance may vary.