Electric or Hybrid? Which one is for me? With many great benefits to both hybrid and electric vehicles, it may be difficult to find the right choice between the two. At Zender Ford, we’re here to outline… Read More
Every conceivable combination of snow, ice, sand, and dirt make up the extreme winters that Albertans are challenged with. Handling Albertan roads is a task that requires, grit, power, and technology, these qualities are all characteristic of Ford’s Intelligent 4WD… Read More
For enthusiastic drivers who dream of ripping through deserts, cutting into mountains, or dominating the racetrack, Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) have been turning dreams into reality since 1991. The SVT division thrives on bringing the roads most passionate drivers… Read More
Potholes can be dangerous, but a new technology from Ford has aimed to improve suspension rides over those menacing holes on the road. A CCD suspension helps “float” your vehicle wheels over the pothole instead of falling deep inside and… Read More
For the uninitiated, a transit desert is an area where public transportation is beyond walking distance, and Spruce Grove is as guilty as any of designing transit deserts. Ford however, has developed a solution for this conundrum: the… Read More
While Spruce Grove may not have the congestion problems of a big city like San Francisco, that doesn’t mean we don’t have our own traffic challenges. Accommodating both motorists and cyclists on the same section of road is a difficult… Read More
There’s cars, there’s sports cars, and then there’s supercars. The peak of road-going performance, the supercar uses the very latest technology and innovation to create a vehicle that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in a street-legal vehicle. Read More
If you have a brand-new Ford like the F-150, Fusion, Escape, EcoSport, Expedition, Explorer, or Mustang, then you’ve probably heard about the FordPass App. This clever little app allows you to control a myriad of settings on your Ford, as… Read More
Everyday, hundreds of people across Spruce Grove are asking the same question: should I buy new or used? When it comes to vehicles, purchasing used has a number of advantages over purchasing new. To help you make a more informed… Read More
There’s a lot of branded terms being thrown around these days; “Power Stroke,” “FordPass,” “SYNC,” but one you’ve probably heard the most often is “EcoBoost.” But what exactly is EcoBoost? And how does it benefit you as a driver? Well,… Read More
2019 may technically be several months away, but apparently, no-one told the engineers at Ford because they’re already rolling out the 2019 Ford lineup. Like a kid getting a Christmas present early, the team at Zender Ford certainly isn’t going… Read More
Ford SYNC® is a hands-free smart-connected technology that links you to all the media in your vehicle. Ford simultaneously strives to improve vehicle safety as well as driver utility. This technology keeps you in-tune with all of your vehicle’s digital… Read More
Ford has been a cornerstone for automotives in not only the entire world, but in Canada as well. Ford is the longest-established automaker in Canada and only intends to push things further, as we maintain a top position as an… Read More
Ford always wants to keep your safety and security at the forefront when developing new car technologies. And Ford is always innovating, finding the best way to improve your vehicle owning experience and the security of your vehicle. Its keyless… Read More
Ford has always been at the forefront of automotive advancement and it’s no different with hybrid electric vehicles. Electric cars are fully, or partially, powered by an electric motor and battery. What this gives you is stronger durability, instantaneous torque,… Read More
No vehicle manufacturer over the years has a storied prestige like Ford. You can’t write the history of quality cars and trucks without putting Ford at the forefront. With this heralded background comes continuous innovation that reshaped and focused the… Read More
Cruising in your Ford during the summer is great all on its own, but driving with an excellent soundtrack brings the experience to a whole new level. The perfect song matched with the smooth ride of a high quality Ford… Read More
Summer is upon us and that means a wealth of new festivals, events and activities are coming Alberta-wide! Outside the shadow of Edmonton, the Tri-Region showcases a plethora of communal fun for the entire family. Straight from our dealership… Read More
Alberta has tons of memorable road trip destinations, all within just a few hours. From historical sites like Drumheller and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump to the natural beauty of Banff and Jasper, you’ll get wide variety of everything Alberta has to… Read More
We all love going on road trips, but sometimes you can get bogged down in every detail, big or small. “Hacks” take a normal activity or preconceived way of doing something and finds a way to accomplish it easier. In… Read More
Nothing says, or sounds like, summer driving quite like the Ford Mustang. The modern Mustang harnesses that classic sports car feel inside an advanced design. We hope you’re as excited as we are at Zender Ford about those upcoming long… Read More
The snow’s gone, the sun’s shining, but your Ford still has its winter tires on. While it may not seem like a big deal (they might all just seem like tires, after all), but switching to summer tires is an… Read More
No truck exemplifies the Alberta summer quite like the Ford F-150! At Zender Ford we have a long-list of both new and used Ford F-150 models that are primed to help you tackle your summertime activities. Off-roading Alberta… Read More
Zender Ford is just as happy as you are that winter is behind us and spring is straight ahead. Shake off those cold weather blues and get ready to soak in the sun! To celebrate the end of the winter… Read More
No matter what you drive, whether it be a car, truck, SUV from Ford or another manufacturer, you need to maintain your vehicle with regular maintenance. But why? Most of the time regular maintenance is a hassle, requiring… Read More
Spring has almost sprung and our thoughts turn to summer. And you know what summer means – road trips! Yes, it’s almost time to turn off those heaters, open up those windows, and head out on the open road. But… Read More
Too many dealers these days make servicing and maintaining your vehicle a pain with a lack of after-service support - but not Zender Ford! We operate a complimentary shuttle service for our customers, and a Discount car rental service is right next door! Learn more about how Zender Ford takes care of you long after you’ve dropped your car, truck, or SUV off with us! Read More
Looking for your next car, truck, or SUV but on a budget? Not a problem! That’s why here at Zender Ford we’ve compiled our top five vehicles currently on sale at our dealership for less than $20,000. All… Read More
After its demise back in 2011, Zender Ford is excited to announce that the Ford Ranger is returning to Spruce Grove! This midsize pickup slots neatly beneath the larger and more powerful Ford F-150, and is expected to compete with the likes of the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado.
So what can we expect from this rebirthed Ranger? Zender Ford in Spruce Grove has the low-down on everything you can from this exciting new midsize pickup from Ford! Read More
Family life is so much simpler thanks to the upcoming 2018 Ford Edge, especially with the new Co-Pilot technology right there beside you the whole way. There's a lot to like about the new Edge and we're about to give you a glimpse into what it's all about and why you should be excited for its arrival. To kick things off, we'd like to introduce the brand-new Ford Co-Pilot360™ package of safety features--the most modern safety features available--and all standard with the new 2019 Ford Edge in Spruce Grove. Read More
When a shopper decides to become a Zender Customer, they expect long term, professional support throughout their vehicle ownership experience, with everything from regular maintenance to being able to refinance their loan. But it's not so often that customers consider the possibility of being in a collision and that having a trusted source for Ford repair for Spruce Grove is a good idea. Makes sense, right? Well, we've got one for you... Read More
With Zender Ford, we’re just as invested as Ford is in making sure your Ford stays safe to drive. Whenever there’s any kind of Ford-related recall that affects your particular vehicle, you’ll receive a notice from Ford Canada. The notice… Read More
There are a lot of reasons why you ought to bring your business to Zender Ford; in fact, we've even come up with a name for it. We call it the "Zender Advantage", and its open to everyone who'd like to experience a truly convenient and easy buying process when shopping for their next vehicle. This post will shed some light on a few of the things that make buying your next vehicle at Zender Ford an experience that you'll walk away from happy. Read More
One of the most important and fundamental things to remember about repairing your vehicle is that you get to do it anywhere you like, regardless of what insurance companies recommend. This means you get to choose a repair shop you trust, and if you haven't been introduced to one yet, then there no better place than a certified body shop. Zender Ford operates Fix Auto Collision Repair, a repair shop 100% fully certified to work on your Ford or any other brand of vehicle. Regardless of your choice, here's why choosing a certified shop matters... Read More
Ford’s been one of the earlier players in the famously competitive compact-crossover vehicle market ever since unleashing the wildly popular Escape, way back at the turn of the 20th century. From that time on, we’ve had a pretty good grip… Read More
At Zender Ford, we sell new and pre-owned vehicles; and some even call us “our Ford dealership in Spruce Grove”. And that’s true, we are! But, we also support our community members to help ensure that Spruce Grove is a… Read More
With the New Year closing in fast, there’s a lot of looking-forward to be done. At Zender Ford, what we’ve been looking forward to came early! The 2018 Ford F-150 is already out in Canada and there’s plethora of… Read More
Should you need a dependable, heavy-duty vehicle for your business, turn to Ford. The right Ford for your business depends on your industry, but you can be sure there's a Ford for you regardless. Let's take a closer look at three Ford models and their standout features to help you make a decision. Here's how to choose the right Ford for your business. Read More
At your Zender Ford car dealer, in Spruce Grove, we are here to give you the best advice for the season. And yes, winter is already here! Winter is just like that faithful friend that we know is going to be around for a long long time, never leaving us. In short winter, is our good friend! But is your vehicle ready for the winter? If not, it’s about time to winterize it. Read More
Looking for a new fleet for your business? Or maybe your commercial vehicle(s) just need a bit of tuning up. We'd like to introduce you to our commercial team here at Zender Ford! Rick McKague is our Fleet Sales' Fleet Manager, overseeing the fleet's growth and services. With Ford's one-of-a-kind Business Preferred Network program, we have options whether you are buying or leasing. If you need to customize your vehicle, order parts, repair body damage, add accessories, or service your vehicle, then Rick and the Zender Ford Fleet Team will get you and your business back on the road, no sweat. Read More
When it comes to buying a new vehicle vs. a used vehicle, the decision can be really difficult sometimes. Buying either has so many advantages and challenges. But after all, it all depends on you and what you are looking for. Take a look at this blog post to learn more. Read More
No matter if you’re from Edmonton, Stony Plain, or right here in Spruce Grove - Zender Ford has all the services you require! From lightning-fast oil changes to expert collision repair, no matter what your vehicle’s in need of you can find it here.
Plus, we service all makes and models - not just Fords! That way no matter what kind of car, truck, or SUV you drive you can receive the same great Zender Ford service. Here’s a breakdown on just some of the services we offer - and why it pays to choose Zender Ford! Read More
No auto segment is rougher than the truck segment, especially here in Alberta. With such heavy hitters in the segment, rivalries form, such as the Ford vs. Chevy rivalry that's still strong today. And in the spirit of a fun head-to-head contest, we're comparing the 2018 Ford F-150 vs. the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to see which is the best choice for you and your work. Read More
The customer is King! And we really mean it when we say it at Zender Ford. We want to make sure we offer our customers the best service and prices to fit their budget. Our market value pricing tool helps us do just that! Read More
You are still shopping for the ideal car for your family and it’s already September and it is also back-to-school season! We know well that September can be one of the busiest and most stressful months for parents. But there is no need to panic anymore; because with the perfect vehicle in your possession, you will be able to take a breather. So take a deep breath, keep calm and read along! Read More
Welcome to Zender Ford. We've been a part of your community for some time now, and we're constantly trying to become an even bigger part. We do this through innovation, customer commitment and a family-based culture. And you bet, family means you too. We're in the business of developing lasting relationships--ones for life. That, above all else, is the advantage of choosing our dealership over our competitors in the Alberta area. Read More
The Ford F-150 has been a staple in the Canadian workforce for so many years now that it can be difficult to keep up with its development. Since 1948, in fact! It remains one of the dominant workhorses in the market, with the power and performance you need on the work site. And that's very much because the F-150 has been in a constant state of self improvement, becoming better and better to keep its place at the top. Ford engineers certainly have had their work cut out for them. Read More
‘Tis the season of overheating--for vehicles, and those inside them.
Here’s how to keep a humming engine and breezy interior.
“Most vehicles overheat due to poor maintenance,” said Jared Avent, training manager at Universal Technical Institute’s Sacramento campus. “Coolant, like oil, has a service limit. Over time the coolant evaporates and overheating begins.” Read More
The car feels packed, but there’s always room to satisfy your inner survivalist during a road trip.
“The simplest things can be so important in an emergency or breakdown. Like a flashlight and simple first-aid items,” said Jason Grubard, marketing manager for DC Safety. Read More
Bringing the conveniences of home into the car instantly improves a summer road trip. That’s why an electric cooler--fully stocked with snacks and refreshments, of course--deserves to tag along. Read More
The technological equivalent of a guardian angel is making its way to every car sold in North America.
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) increases the pressure applied to brakes to reduce stopping distance--it can even apply the brakes before the driver does. AEB technology has been a standard inclusion for all vehicles sold within the European Union since 2009. Read More
Digital navigation has changed the way we drive, but a printed map remains a useful resource for every glove box. Even the Millennial generation absorbed with glowing rectangles finds use for the traditional road map. Read More
Modern brake systems give us thousands of kilometers of worry-free driving. But that peace of mind sometimes breeds complacency that lasts until the brakes have almost eroded. That’s why it’s vital to schedule an inspection ahead of that summer road trip. Read More
Filters operate under a basic principle: Block out as much of the bad stuff as possible. They act as the kidneys to your vehicle engine and are vital to a vehicle’s health.
How often should they be replaced? Read More
Nothing fully replaces waxing, but all-in-one products buy time between labor-intensive applications.
“It’s about ease of use,” said Rob McCarter, brand manager for Eagle One. “You get the benefits of waxing as you wash – that extra layer of UV protection and shine.” Read More