The summer is fast approaching. You know what that means, a chance for fun outdoor activities. From going to the cottage or camping, to planning a day trip to the beach, there are truly endless opportunities to have fun outdoors. Chances are, you might want to bring a furry friend with you! If that’s the case, it’s important that you take some precautionary measures to protect your dog or cat, as well as yourself, and your Ford vehicle. Here are some tips and tricks for driving with pets in the car.
Your Ford is a quality investment in your life. It should always be treated as such. That means only allowing the experts to perform regular service and repairs. The service technicians at Meadowvale Ford are highly-trained and offer years of experience. Experience that can not only benefit the functionality and longevity of your vehicle, but your safety as well. Here are some reasons as to why you should always trust the industry professionals with the health of your vehicle.
It’s no surprise, owning a vehicle can be extremely convenient.
Without a car, the simplest of tasks can be simply daunting. From grocery shopping to picking up dinner, our vehicles can save us hours of travel time every day. This makes it all the more difficult if something happens to our car, making it temporarily unusable. Especially when you’re travelling somewhere. Knowing how to fix minor issues within your vehicle can be very useful, if even to help you make it to a service centre safely. Here are some tips that might help you get your car out of an emergency.
Did you know that approximately 30 billion tons of CO₂ is released into the atmosphere every year?
Ford electric vehicles(EV’s) and hybrids are designed specifically to offer an advanced performance that reduces carbon emissions. An investment in an EV or hybrid is undoubtedly an investment in our surrounding environment, as they’re powered either by electricity or a combination of gasoline and electricity. Hybrid vehicles seamlessly switch between an electric and gas motor, while EV’s don’t require any gasoline or oil, and emit no CO₂ emissions. Here are some tips that can help you to use your Ford EV or hybrid even more efficiently.
Welcome to the future of Ford Super Duty trucks. The 2017 Ford Super Duty is arguably the smartest and toughest yet. Explore how advanced materials and engineering have resulted in a design that is truly remarkable. With 15 different models, you can pick the perfect Super Duty for your lifestyle, depending on your budget, preferences and requirements. To learn more about the 2017 Ford Super Duty, contact our team of motor vehicle experts at Meadowvale Ford today.
It’s pretty much inevitable – if you live in Canada, chances are you will encounter snow at one time or another. As beautiful as the snow can be, it also means more dangerous road conditions for drivers. This can be stressful and overwhelming, especially during a blizzard or cold snap. It’s much easier for your cars tires to lose traction and spin out, get stuck in the snow, or certain components to malfunction. Learning the best techniques, and having a good idea of what to do, in the event of an emergency can help to increase your confidence and give you peace of mind. Drive safer and more aware with these winter driving tips!
Every vehicle requires regular maintenance and servicing to operate safely and properly. A licenced mechanic will be able to advise you of any servicing required on your vehicle, and perform suggested maintenance. Although a licenced mechanic is always recommended, there are a few things that you can keep an eye on yourself – including fluids. Your car requires a variety of fluids to ensure maximum performance, safety and longevity. Our team of highly trained experts, at Meadowvale Ford, can help to inspect and service your vehicle.
It’s inevitable – if you live in Canada there is a high chance that you may encounter snow during the winter months. With winter comes snow, ice and freezing rain, among other various intermittent weather. Factors like snow and ice can make driving more difficult and sometimes even unsafe. It’s important that you take the precautionary steps to drive as safely as possible during the wintertime.
Since 2001, Ford has released many different models of the Escape. The 2017 Ford Escape has lived up to, and exceeded, all expectations. This sporty and sleek SUV features advanced technology, three different engine choices, and modern features. With an impressive performance and comfortable interior, this vehicle is fit for a variety of lifestyles.
Since 2000, distracted driving related deaths in Ontario have doubled. Distracted driving is not only dangerous, but all 10 provinces in Canada have implemented some sort of distracted driving legislation. To keep yourself, your passengers and everyone else on the road safe, it’s very important that you focus all your attention on driving safely. There are a few things that you can do to avoid the chances of distracted driving altogether.
Your car battery is a vital piece of equipment. Without one, your car simply won’t be able to start. If your car battery stops working you could be left stranded, so it can be very beneficial to take precautionary steps to ensure that it’s in good shape. Your battery will need to be replaced when it begins to lose capacity and can’t hold a proper charge anymore. A regular car battery lasts, on average, about five years. Regular servicing can give you a more accurate idea of how long the remaining life span of your battery is.
There are a few things you can keep an eye out for in order to make sure that your battery is good to go.
The 2017 Ford Fusion is powerful, elegant, and above all, it’s safe. The Fusion sports advanced technology and new features. It is available in 12 different models that all come standard with a majestic exterior, powerful system and luxurious features inside. To find out more about the 2017 Ford Fusion, or to inquire about when you can look forward to seeing it, contact the specialists at Meadowvale Ford.
The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is arguably the most anticipated truck of the year.
This high-strength military-grade truck is powerful and more durable than ever. Made from aluminum alloy, it is 500lbs lighter than previous models and has a better running clearance too. The 2017 Raptor presents a stronger and more adaptable appeal with a unique and solid boxed steel frame. This off-road beast has the ability to better manage power distribution between the front and rear wheels via an added four-wheel-drive torque-on-demand transfer case
All vehicles have their list of pros and cons, regardless of how old or new. Taking the time to do your research and weigh your options can be beneficial if you are interested in a new vehicle. Key aspects including size, safety, performance and added features should all be taken into consideration while exploring vehicles. If you are seeking a compact hatchback, the 2016 Ford Fiesta and Hyundai Accent may have appeared on your radar. Although both vehicles may seem similar, their differences ultimately set them apart.
Here’s a closer look.
Meadowvale Ford hybrid and electric cars are a great option if you are looking to save money at the pump and live an environmentally-friendly lifestyle. The increasing popularity of hybrid and electric cars are driving automakers to increase production and it doesn’t show much sign of slowing anytime soon. You can view our new Ford lineup of hybrid and electric vehicles available on our Hybrid and Electric page. There are many positive benefits to driving a hybrid or electric car.