How does Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage work?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Ranger, Technology on Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 2:50 PM
Profile view of 2019 Ford Ranger parked in front of mountainous backdrop

2019 Ford Ranger BLIS with Trailer Coverage function and operation 

Besides the upgraded body styling, drivetrain performance and innovation that the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger will bring to the table, one of its features is one of the most advanced in the market, and it’s sure to make your towing experiences that much easier. It’s set to feature a Blind Spot Information with Trailer Coverage, which will add a measure of simplicity and security when you’re backing into those tight spots. Today, our Sherwood Ford team will take you through this technology and how it works!  Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Ford Expedition

By Sherwood Ford | Posted in Comparison, Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Technology on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 2:54 PM
2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Ford Expedition

Which one is right for you?

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When deciding on a 2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Ford Expedition sports utility vehicle, there are some important considerations. Families who need more cargo room and hauling capability look to the larger Expedition. Its interior cabin easily accommodates for roominess and passenger comfort. The mid-size family-friendly Explorer can also be tailored to fit your lifestyle.

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What’s new with the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford F-150, New models on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 2:22 PM
2019 Ford F-150 Limited parked in front of boats at marina

New features and upgrades to the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited 

Recent model years have seen pickup trucks gain the type of technological know-how that other models in the market have been touting for ages. It’s because of this newfound connectivity, as well as the same high amounts of power we’ve come to expect, that models such as the Ford F-150 have still been able to have a firm hold on the hearts of many drivers. Today, our Sherwood Ford team is excited to show you some of the new features and upgrades to the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited trim – we’re sure you’ll be impressed at what it has in store!   Read the rest of this entry »

Which Ford models have three rows of seating?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Ford Flex on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 7:44 PM
Three rows of seating inside 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum

There’s something for everybody with the Ford model line, and plenty of the vehicles that it offers are able to give you just the kind of performance and capability you expect. If you’re in a growing family or are the trusted driver when you’re taking your friends on long trips, you’ll need a vehicle with some extra seats inside. So, if you’ve ever wondered, “Which Ford models have three rows of seating?” our Sherwood Ford team has your answer!  Read the rest of this entry »

How safe is the 2018 Ford Expedition?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Expedition on Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 3:02 PM
Rear view of blue 2018 Ford Expedition driving on snowy and mountainous road

2018 Ford Expedition NHTSA safety rating and available driver assistance innovations 

For most Canadians, going on a long trip is an exercise in careful planning and good times behind the wheel. Both of these values are achieved nicely onboard the Ford Expedition, one of the largest (and most innovative) of the model line’s SUV family. Across the generations, the Expedition has turned from a relative newcomer into a real and true icon for so many, which makes the recent safety upgrades it has introduced that much sweeter. We invite you to check out the 2018 Ford Expedition NHTSA safety rating and available driver assistance innovations with us today to see what we mean!   Read the rest of this entry »

Ford Places Second in 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford, Ford Expedition, Ford Mustang, Ford Super Duty on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 3:29 PM
Red Ford Expedition parked next to wooded waterfront

The Ford model family’s resurgence to the top of the North American automotive market is one that has been well-documented in recent years, as so many of its models have found themselves at the top of their classes. Overall, Ford has placed second in J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study for 2018, with five models receiving the highest honors in their respective classes. We’ll tell you all about them today!  Read the rest of this entry »

What will the Ford model lineup look like by 2020?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford, New models on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 1:12 PM
Current Ford pickup truck lineup

2020 Ford Model Lineup Preview and New Vehicles 

For the better part of the last century, we’ve trusted Ford to bring us vehicles at the top of the game, both when it comes to advanced innovations and class-leading performance. Never content with staying stagnant, the family is set to cause quite the splash on the market by the 2020 model year, and we’re excited to show you what’s been developed. Without further ado, join Sherwood Ford as we check out the 2020 Ford model lineup preview, as well as some new vehicles to keep an eye on!   Read the rest of this entry »

What parts of your Ford vehicle should you get serviced for summer? 

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Mechanic taking automotive customer through auto checklist

Ford Maintenance and Service Checklist for New and Used Models in Edmonton AB 

Summer’s triumphant return to Alberta means that now is as good a time as ever to go explore the natural beauty and awesome attractions that we have in the Edmonton area. It also means, however, that to prepare for the hotter conditions, you should be aiming to get your vehicle serviced as soon as you can! We want to help you out, and our Sherwood Ford team has put together a quick maintenance and service checklist for the summer months, that both new and used Ford drivers should be keeping an eye on.  Read the rest of this entry »

How often should you be getting your Ford vehicle serviced?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Two Ford mechanics in service bay working on vehicle

Difference between Normal, Severe and Extreme Ford Maintenance Service Intervals 

In order to ensure that your Ford model is giving you the kind of top-level performance that you both desire and expect, it’s essential to know when you should be taking it in for routine maintenance and service. Luckily, we’ve got some helpful guidelines to run by you today at Sherwood Ford. Keep reading to find out the difference between Normal, Severe and Extreme Ford Maintenance Service Intervals, as well as which one to opt for, accounting for normal weather conditions here in Alberta!  Read the rest of this entry »

Ford Adaptive Cruise Control Can Help to Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 3:33 PM
Rows of vehicles stuck in highway traffic jam

Benefits of Adaptive Cruise Control Technology in Ford models 

Here in the Edmonton metro area, we’re no stranger to traffic jams, and one of the most annoying components of them is that they can often start without prompting. To help combat this, Ford has partnered with Vanderbilt University to research the positive and beneficial effects of its vehicles’ Adaptive Cruise Control technology during highway driving. What they found was quite interesting, so today, we want to show you some of the benefits of Adaptive Cruise Control Technology in Ford models, as well as how it can be used to prevent a phantom traffic jam from happening!   Read the rest of this entry »