Reasons to Choose Ford Blue Advantage

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Ford Blue Advantage is the name for one of the Ford Certified Pre-Owned programs and buying a car from this inventory gives you extra reassurance and allows you to save money on a high-quality pre-owned car. Ford Blue Advantage is a great option for drivers who cannot decide between a new Ford car and a pre-owned one, as it combines the best aspects of both.

Here are the top reasons to choose a car from the Ford Blue Advantage inventory.

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How to Drive in Snow

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The onset of winter here in the Hudson, IA region means that drivers will need to get reacquainted with driving through snow, slush, and ice. If this is your first winter driving in snow, it helps to be behind the wheel of a high-tech Ford car that is equipped with features like Ford drive modes that aid with snow driving.

Even with these features, it’s important to understand the basics of driving in inclement conditions. Here are some helpful tips from the team at Bill Colwell Ford.

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

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With winter on the horizon in the Hudson, IA region, drivers are beginning to prepare their vehicles for the upcoming snow and ice. One question that our dealers receive here at our Ford tires department at Bill Colwell Ford is regarding the difference between all-season tires and winter tires. While these tires may have similar-sounding names, they are utilized for different purposes.

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Why You Should Rotate Your Tires

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If you know anything about proper Ford maintenance, you likely know that tire rotation is one of the most important types of car service. But do you know why it is necessary? Simply put, tire rotation is repositioning your vehicle’s tires in specific patterns from front to back or side to side, and it should be completed as recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.

Tire rotation is one of the most frequently performed types of maintenance at Bill Colwell Ford, and our mechanics are happy to explain why it is necessary.

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What to Do If Your Vehicle Has a Recall

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There are many reasons why your Ford car might get recalled, ranging from minor mechanical and parts issues to more pressing concerns. If there is Ford recall notice out for your make and model of Ford car, then it’s important to take action.

Ignoring a recall can lead to further vehicle damage and even safety issues. Here’s an overview of the steps that should be taken in the event of a recall.

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Top Benefits of Ford Roadside Assistance

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Ford Roadside Assistance is a service that gives drivers extra reassurance when they’re behind the wheel. When you choose to include Ford Roadside Assistance with your purchase of a new Ford car, help will always be just a phone call or a tap away.

Here at Bill Colwell Ford, our dealers always recommend Ford Roadside Assistance, and our friendly mechanics are happy to explain why it makes your Ford ownership experience more enjoyable.

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ICE Vs. Electric – Pros and Cons

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As automakers such as Ford continue to invest in new electric vehicles, drivers are considering the pros and cons of going electric. The developing Ford electric technology has many advantages, such as the obvious ones of fuel-efficiency and environmental friendliness, but are there areas in which ICE, or Internal Combustion Engines, still have an edge?

Here at Bill Colwell Ford, our dealers explain the advantages and disadvantages of both engine options.

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What is Ford Flex Buy?

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Here at Bill Colwell Ford, our team of friendly and experienced finance representatives make the auto financing process hassle-free for everybody looking to get behind the wheel of a new or pre-owned Ford car. We are aided by the fact that Ford provides a variety of financing options for drivers to purchase or lease their dream Ford car.

One of the most popular is Ford Flex Buy. Our Ford finance professionals are happy to explain exactly how this program works.

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Bill Colwell Ford Voted Best of the Best in the Cedar Valley 2022

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Bill Colwell Ford, located in Hudson, wants to thank all their loyal customers for voting their dealership the Cedar Valley’s No. 1 overall dealership to do business with year after year. And they’re honored to be recognized as the Best of the Best in Automotive Service, Automotive Detailing, and Automotive Salesperson with Ernie Doeden. They also want to recognize Dakota Even and Jordan Myers as honorable mentions in the Automotive Salesperson category, along with Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center as honorable mention for Oil Change...

 

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Overview of Ford BlueCruise

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Ford is at the forefront of creating automotive technologies that make driving easier and more stress-free. Formerly known as Active Drive Assist, Ford BlueCruise is a driver assist technology that allows for true hands-free driving on prequalified sections of divided highways called Hands-Free Blue Zones that make up over 130,000 miles of North American roads.

Here at Bill Colwell Ford, our dealers are happy to explain how Ford BlueCruise works.

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