Finance Your Next Vehicle at StateWide Ford Lincoln!

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Purchasing a new vehicle is always a big step, and we at StateWide Ford know that.  If you’ve found the perfect new vehicle or even one of our used vehicles, at our dealership that you want to drive home in, we can help you finance it! No matter your credit history, we will work to customize and create a car loan or lease that meets your individual financial needs. Continue reading

Truck Lovers near Fort Wayne, IN Turn to Ford for Eco-Conscious Options

Fort Wayne IN area 2015 Ford F-150 dealersThese days, it seems like automakers of all kinds are making strides toward more eco-friendly designs, and with good reason. Drivers know that they can feel good about sliding into a vehicle that will help them to reduce their carbon footprint.

One automaker that is going above and beyond when it comes to environmentally conscious engineering is Ford. At our Fort Wayne, IN area Ford dealership, drivers can even go green when they claim the power of the 2015 Ford F-150 as their own!

When you climb into the cab of this legendary pickup, you’ll immediately notice that the interior is both comfortable and inviting. What you might not notice right away, though, is that the interior materials are, in large part, created using recycled materials.

By partnering with Unifi, Ford has been able to use REPREVE in the interior of the 2015 F-150. A fiber made from recycled plastic, REPREVE is a huge leap forward in efforts to reuse materials that would otherwise be destined for the landfills. Ford’s use of this material in new vehicles will divert over five million plastic bottles’ worth of material from our landfills!

2015 Ford F-150 Pairs Smart Interior with Brilliant Performance

Ford dealer serving Fort Wayne INOf course, the 2015 Ford F-150 brings Fort Wayne, IN area drivers more than just a sustainably designed cabin. Every element of this clever pickup has been designed to help it make more from less, right down to the frame.

By using class-exclusive military grade aluminum-alloy in the truck’s body, Ford has been able to reduce the 2015 F-150’s weight by up to 700 lbs while simultaneously improving its strength and resistance against rust and dings.

Paired with efficiency as high as 26 mpg on the highway thanks to Ford’s EcoBoost engine options, it isn’t hard to see that the 2015 F-150 takes efficiency as seriously as it takes hard work. Don’t worry about getting the job done, though; this beastly pickup still offers best-in-class towing and payload ratings to help you get down to business!

For more information on the 2015 Ford F-150’s eco-friendly design and how it can help you plow through a hard day’s work more efficiently, be sure to contact Statewide Ford Lincoln online or to call our friendly team at (888) 694-1963 today!

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Tips from Delphos area Ford Dealer Help Drivers Take in the Sights

Delphos area Ford showroomIt probably won’t surprise you to learn that the car lovers who work here at Statewide Ford Lincoln have spent plenty of time cruising the roads to make the most of a free afternoon. What might surprise you if you’ve been staring at the same commute day in and day out, though, is just how exciting many of Ohio’s roadways can be!

Now that spring is in the air, it’s the perfect time for you to branch out, discover near routes, and enjoy the drive! If you’re not sure where to start, be sure to check out the top picks from the team at our Delphos area Ford dealership.

Accommodation Line Scenic Byway

Just a few hours south of Delphos, the Accommodation Line Scenic Byway memorializes the early 19th century stagecoach route of the Accommodation Line. The route spans from Spring Valley to Waynesville, making it the perfect destination for your next day trip.

You’ll find a number of historic towns and state parks along the way, adding a nice variety to the sprawling, green landscape. In Waynesville, you’ll have the chance to enjoy self-guided tours of historic buildings, festivals throughout the year, and plenty of shopping.

Heritage Corridors of Bath

2015 Ford models dealership near DelphosComposed of several different rural roads that roll through hills and fields, the Heritage Corridors of Bath are a fan favorite for the team at our Ford dealer serving Delphos. The network of roads works its way through a number of exclusive areas, including natural preserves that are home to some of Ohio’s rarest plant life.

If you’re looking to make a true road trip out of your drive, this is a great place to start. You’ll find yourself just a stone’s throw south of Cleveland and the coast of Lake Erie, so there’s plenty to love!

Historic National Road

Our list wouldn’t be complete, of course, without mentioning this monumental byway! Defined by modern day Route 40, the National Road was commissioned by Congress in the early 1800s and ran from Maryland to Illinois, passing through our beautiful home state along the way.

A road trip lover’s delight, the National Road spans several states and includes original bridges and historic landmarks along the way. Museums and attractions along the way make it easy to spend several days soaking it all in!

Whether you’re headed out for a week-long road trip or a leisurely Sunday drive, the important thing is to take it all in and to enjoy the ride. If you’re due for service before your next cruise, or if you’re looking for the perfect new car for the drive, be sure to contact Statewide Ford Lincoln online or to call our team directly at (888) 694-1963 today!

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Vehicle Spotlight: 2014 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Every month, we hand select one of the best vehicles from our new and used inventory to showcase on our blog. This month, the lucky winner is a 2014 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD with a medium light stone interior! We are pretty sure you will love it as much as we do, but if it turns out this isn’t the car for you then please visit our website at http://statewideford.com/ to check out our entire new and pre-owned inventory. We are sure to have a vehicle you will love!

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Andy’s Letter: Twenty-Five Years!

I looked at the calendar at the start of the month and it hit me that almost everything that is notable, nearly everything that is worth celebrating, and, yes, just about everything there is to be thankful for are on the calendar! I know your first inclination is to ponder what’s in the month of April and all you can picture is Tax Day. Now, you’re thinking I am going to say I am thankful that I have the honor of paying taxes and how that privilege helps fund this great nation of ours, blah, blah, blah… No, that is one I am not thankful for. However, my April holds several other special days. Continue reading

StateWide Ford: Rain Car Care

Driving in Rain

The saying is true “April showers bring May flowers,” as we have seen several parts of the country receive significant amounts of rain this spring season. While we all know the damage large amounts of rain can do to our homes, have you stopped to think about what rain can do to your vehicle? If you’ve ever been on the road in the middle of a downpour, it can be a highly stressful situation, but you may also not realize that the rain you’re driving through could also be hurting your vehicle. How should you take care of your car in the case of a sudden downpour or heavy rain? Special care is necessary, as a car is more likely to break down during heavy rain and a car’s lifetime is highly dependent on car maintenance. Here are some tips for easy maintenance and the safe use of a car during heavy rain.

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StateWide Ford Receives Another Great Review!

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Here at StateWide Ford we pride ourselves on excellent customer service! It’s our number one priority to ensure that every customer that walks through our door or visits http://statewideford.com/ receives the best sales and service experience from beginning to end.

We always love getting reviews and recommendations from happy customers and whenever we receive a review that especially stands out, we like to highlight it. This week, we’d like to share a 5-star review from a very satisfied customer! Continue reading

Ford Telematics Will Transform How Business Owners Manage Their Fleet

New Ford Specials Near LimaRunning a business is no easy task. There comes a great deal of stress and challenges that arise from the broad responsibility of it all. And when your business utilizes fleet vehicles to stay mobile, organization becomes a paramount concern.

With the recent announcement of the Ford Telematics system though, our Lima area Ford business owners will get an exciting new opportunity to better coordinate the efforts of their mobile business.

The Ford Telematic system is a next-generation cloud-based fleet management solution. It’s intentions are aimed at helping our commercial customers better manage their business along with improving their customer experience.

Powered by Telogis®, Ford Telematics is the next step in the evolution of fleet management. It’s essentially a collection of applications that gives better visibility to the day-to-day routine of their drivers in the field. Originally known as the Crew Chief, which was also powered by Telogis, the Ford Telematics system will offers new features along with analytics for its users.

Learn About Ford Telematic at Our Lima Area Ford Fleet Dealer

Ford Model Research Serving Lima“Commercial trucks have to be more than delivery boxes on wheels and innovations like Ford Telematics are critical to helping our fleet customers succeed,” said Raj Nair, Ford chief technical officer and group vice president, Global Product Development. “Ford, in coordination with Telogis, is leading the development of smart solutions for hardworking fleets so that can maximized their operations to better serve their customers.”

Some of the features that come with the Ford Telematics system are mobile connectivity, data reporting, workflow and information gateways, in-cab alerts, driver scorecards, fuel management, and much more. When you visit us at StateWide Ford Lincoln today, you can learn all about this impressive system that’s available today for all 2009 and newer model vehicles.

Let us help you transform the way that you do business. When you come to our Ford Fleet dealer serving Lima, you can learn all about the new Ford Telematics solution. Call StateWide Ford Lincoln at (888) 694-1963 today!

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