The Top 3 Reasons To Test-Drive The 2018 Ford Explorer

Thinking about buying or leasing a new SUV? If you live in Alexandria, Clinton, Annapolis or the surrounding areas, read our top 3 reasons why you should choose the 2018 Ford Explorer from Waldorf Ford!

Then, visit us today and test-drive the new Ford Explorer in your preferred trim to experience everything it has to offer!

1.  Powerful & Efficient

The 2018 Ford Explorer comes equipped with a best-in-class 365 horsepower V6 giving you enough power to tow up to 5,000lbs, when properly equipped.

Plus, with features like Curve Control and Hill Descent Control, you can take on the road with added confidence.  You can also rely on AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ to keep you steady when you tow your favorite weekend toys.

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2. Spacious Premium Interior

Take everyone along and then some!  Now your whole family can enjoy the adventure in complete comfort with seating for up to 7 passengers and 21 cu. ft. of cargo space.

Need extra room? The second row of seats features a 60/40 split-fold-flat bench and the third row has a 50/50 split folding seat gives you easy access to the back.

Plus, when properly situated, the new Explorer gives you up to 81.7 cu. ft. of cargo space.

3. Stay Safe & Connected

Stay connected wherever you go with the tech you need to make your drive smarter while keeping you focused on the road ahead. The 2018 Explorer’s available Sync® 3 system features voice command options and helpful navigation to make getting to your destination a breeze. You can also access all your favorite tunes and listen through the available Sony® Premium Audio system.

Plus, the new Ford Explorer comes equipped with the latest in safety technology like a 180-degree camera, Lane-Keeping System, and more, so you and your passengers can arrive safely to your destination.

Bonus Reason: Get Your 2018 Explorer For Less At Waldorf Ford

If you need another reason to drive the 2018 Ford Explorer, here it is: Waldorf Ford has it for less!

Schedule your test drive today to lock in your special pricing, then visit us to start saving on our lineup of new Ford Explorers!

We proudly serve drivers from Alexandria, Clinton, Annapolis or the surrounding areas!

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Waldorf Ford Named in Top 100 For Sales in 2016

Waldorf Ford is excited to announce that for the year of 2016, their New Car sales ranked in the Top 100 among all Ford dealers in the United States, with 2,174 total cars sold in the year of 2016.

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This is the 13th time that Waldorf Ford has ranked in the Top 100 for New Vehicle Sales, and, will be the 10th time that Waldorf Ford has been awarded the Triple Crown Award, given to Ford Dealers with both exceptional sales and outstanding customer service scores.

Steve Raley, the General Manager of Waldorf Ford stated “We’re so proud of our team for reaching such a challenging goal, and placing us in the Top 100 for Ford Dealers around the nation. It’s a huge honor, and we couldn’t be more impressed with our staff. In addition, we would like to thank our outstanding community for trusting Waldorf Ford with your automotive needs in 2016, and look forward to working with you in 2017”.

Congratulations to our wonderful team! We can’t wait to see what goals we’ll achieve with you in 2017!

 

Ford Pays Homage to Five Decades of the World’s Favorite Pony Car with Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

Ford Pays Homage to Five Decades of the World’s Favorite Pony Car with Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

  • The 50 Year Limited Edition builds on the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang GT fastback and will be available in either Wimbledon White or Kona Blue
  • Special-edition Mustang comes standard with nearly every available option; the only choice customers have to make is color, and manual or automatic transmission
  • 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be available in fall 2014; only 1,964 examples will ever be built

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WALDORF, MD, 2014 – Fifty years after debuting one of the world’s most popular cars, Ford is marking the milestone by revealing a Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. Created to honor five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1,964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built when it goes on sale this fall.

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“When Mustang was approved for development more than 50 years ago, I don’t think anyone imagined it would spawn such a dedicated base of fans around the world and still be in production today,” said Greg Basiliko, General Manager of Waldorf Ford.

Celebrating 50 Years of Ford Mustang

Based on the all-new 2015 Mustang GT fastback with performance pack, the 50 Year Limited Edition is designed to provide customers with outstanding performance and a unique appearance that will be instantly recognizable on the road. The only options for the 50 Year Limited Edition are the choice of two exclusive colors and a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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“The new Mustang blends a muscular, contemporary shape with design cues that define it as quintessentially Mustang,” added Greg Basiliko. “The 50 Year Limited Edition adds details that set it apart from other Mustangs, while hearkening back to the 1965 original.”

The only two available colors are Wimbledon White, like Mustang serial No. 0001 that was first sold to Capt. Stanley Tucker in April 1964, or Kona Blue. Both are exclusive to this limited-edition car.

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“Chrome trim was much more prevalent on cars in the 1960s than it is today, so we added some discreet highlights for the grille, side glass and tri-bar taillamps,” said Greg Basiliko. “The darker Kona Blue provides a particularly striking contrast against the chrome.”

Chrome bezels surrounding the base of each of the three taillamp blades take inspiration from the original 1962 design proposal by Gale Halderman that became the basis for the production model that debuted in 1964. The three individual lamps on each side of that design were combined into a single tri-bar lamp cluster for production, but the original concept has returned five decades on. The Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be the only 2015 model with the large faux gas cap badge on the rear fascia, with 50 Years added to the GT designation.

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Another visual element that won’t be found on any other Mustang is the louvered rear quarter-windows. Unlike the external louvers on the quarter-windows of the 1965 fastback, the new windows are comprised of layered sheets of glass built with a construction technique uniquely developed for this car.

Unique cockpit experience 
From behind the wheel, drivers will know they are driving a very special car. The aluminum trim panel that spans the double-brow instrument panel gets an axel spin finish different from other 2015 Mustangs, plus a special serialized 50 Year Limited Edition badge on the passenger side. Each badge will be individually etched at Flat Rock Assembly Plant where Mustang is built.

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The limited-edition is the only 2015 Mustang with a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel. The stitching is also used on the instrument panel, shifter boot, center armrest, door inserts and seats. The seats feature exclusive two-tone cashmere and black leather upholstery, and the Mustang 50 Year logo on the seat backs.

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Limited-edition cars will be equipped with loop-carpet floor mats with cashmere stitching and suede binding not available on other Mustangs.

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A showpiece meant to be driven

Powered by the upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine delivering more than 420 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque, every 50 Year Limited Edition will be equipped with the Mustang GT performance pack that includes massive six-piston Brembo front brakes and 19-inch alloy wheels with high-performance Y-speed-rated Pirelli P-Zero summer tires.

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The 19-inch alloy wheels feature a unique Y-spoke design inspired by the chromed steel wheels that were offered on the original Mustang 50 years ago. The front wheels are 9.0 inches wide with 255/40R tires, while the staggered rear wheels are 9.5 inches wide with 275/40R tires.

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The 50 Year Limited Edition is the only 2015 Mustang that will be available with a combination of an automatic transmission and the performance pack. When equipped with the six-speed automatic transmission, the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will get a limited-slip rear differential with a 3.55:1 final-drive. Customers who opt for the six-speed manual will get a Torsen differential with a 3.73:1 final-drive ratio.

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The 50 Year Limited Edition car will be among the first 2015 Mustangs built when production begins later this year. Each of the 1,964 50 Year Limited Edition Mustangs will get a unique owner’s guide in a leather portfolio with the 50 Year badge on the outside.

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“We wanted to provide our most dedicated fans with the emotion of the original Mustang in a 21st century car,” said Greg Basiliko. “With this 50 Year Limited Edition, I believe we have accomplished our goal.”

Visit Waldorf Ford for more information and don’t forget to join us for the 50th Anniversary of Ford Mustang Thursday, April 17th, 2014 from 5:30 – 8pm!   Click here for more info on this event! Waldorf Ford is located at 2440 Crain Highway in Waldorf, MD 20601.  We can also be reached at 301-843-2400 or online at http://www.waldorfford.com.

Waldorf Ford was presented with their 8th Triple Crown Award; Customers are the real winners.

Waldorf Ford was presented with their 5th Triple Crown Award

(Waldorf, MD)  Today, Ford Motor Company awarded Waldorf Ford with the prestigious Triple Crown Award.  This is the 8th year that Waldorf Ford has won this award.

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The Triple Crown Award recognizes dealerships that have won the President’s Award and the One Hundred Club Award, but who also ranked high enough to be included in the Ford Customer Service Premier Club.  Ford Motor Company also presented The One Hundred Club Award for 2013, which recognizes dealerships that are in the top 100 in Ford sales for the nation.

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Waldorf Ford is one of only 23 dealerships in the country to win the 2013 Triple Crown Award.  Waldorf Ford is among only 5 select dealerships in the United States to earn the Triple Crown Award for 8 consecutive years.

 “It is quite an accomplishment for a dealership to receive the One Hundred Club Award, but to receive that and take care of the customer well enough to receive the President’s Award as well is exceptional”, stated Ford Motor Company.

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“It means a lot to be recognized with the President’s Award for the 13th time,” said Greg Basiliko, General Manager, Waldorf Ford.  “We earned this award only because of the hard work of all of our employees and their united attention to the best possible service to our customers.  The real thanks for this award needs to go to our customers who have placed their confidence in us.”

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The President’s Award is reserved for Ford dealerships that have made a commitment to deliver exceptional sales and service experiences to their customers.  Ford Motor Company’s President’s Award is reserved for the best of the best – approximately 200 out of the nearly 4,000 dealerships receive this award.

“Our motto is, Dedicated to Excellence, whether it is during or after the sale, our priority is taking care of our customers,” said Basiliko. “We take customer satisfaction seriously and we work hard every day to make sure our customers are taken care of.”

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Waldorf Ford is located on Route 301 North in Waldorf, MD and online at http://www.waldorfford.com or call 888-284-1463.

Ford Focus Remains Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate in the World, Bolstered by Strong Sales in First-Quarter 2013

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  • Based on Ford’s analysis of Polk’s latest global vehicle registration data, Ford Focuscontinues to be the world’s best-selling vehicle nameplate
  • Focus global retail registrations up 18 percent in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period last year
  • Focus now produced in nine plants worldwide, giving Ford capacity to build more than two Focus vehicles every minute

WALDORF, MD, September 2013 – Ford Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world last year, retains that ranking through the first quarter of 2013 with global vehicle registrations up 18 percent compared to the same period in 2012.

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Focus remains one of our most popular vehicles,” said Greg Basiliko. “It’s a fit for those who seek fuel efficiency, great styling and versatility. We encourage anyone who would like to test drive a Focus or just learn more to visit our dealership any time.”

Based on analysis of Polk’s latest global registration to date, 288,724 Focus vehicles were registered in the quarter ending March 31 – the most recent figures available.

Growth was also seen at Waldorf Ford over the last six months with 162 vehicles sold.

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Globally, strong demand in key markets such as China and Brazil fueled the growth. Focus registrations in China reached 104,065 vehicles, up 153 percent compared to the first quarter of 2012. In Brazil, demand rose 18 percent, with 7,227 vehicles registered during the period.

Focus is available in a range of models depending on market, including sedan, hatchback, wagon, an electric-powered model and the high-performance Focus ST.

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Visit Waldorf Ford located at 2440 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601 and http://www.waldorfford.com to learn more.

Looking for a New or Pre-Owned Vehicle? Waldorf Ford has got plenty of resources to help you with your next purchase! #eCatalog

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Looking for a New or Pre-Owned Vehicle?  Waldorf Ford has got plenty of resources to help you with your next purchase! #eCatalog

There comes a point in most everyone’s life that they need to replace their current vehicle. Life changing events such as a new job, a baby, moving to a different area, or significant vehicle repairs are all important factors as to deciding whether or not to purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle. It can be a big task researching and narrowing down the choices.

From beginning your search online in the comfort of your own home on websites such as Kelley Blue Book, AutoTrader, and Edmunds; to finding what you want, and then taking the plunge and making the decision to go ahead and purchase can be scary.

The next question is – who do I buy it from? Like many us of; Google has become our yellow pages and you can almost always find your local dealer there. But also, don’t forget to check your local newspaper for auto advertisements and #Deals. Then after reading customer satisfaction reviews on Google or DealerRater.com you’ve finally found the place!

Then the communication with the dealer begins; negotiating a price, deciding on an extended warranty or accessories? Then its on to financing, do I use my own bank or the dealer, 60 months or 72 months? So many things to consider. I don’t know about you but it can become overwhelming.

But not to worry! Waldorf Ford is here to save the day! Waldorf Ford’s Motto is; Dedicated to Excellence; whether it is during or after the sale, our priority is taking care of our customers. In addition to making sure that everyone is completely satisfied we love to provide our customers with the most up-to-date information on our huge selection of new and pre-owned inventory, sales incentives, special events and most importantly #Deals!

One of our many resources is Waldorf ford’s eCatalog. Here customers can browse for current specials, updated inventory, and awesome deals every two weeks! Also, don’t forget to check your local newspaper for Waldorf Ford’s bi-weekly ad! It is your source for a great #Deal! Serving all of Maryland, Virginia, and surrounding areas.

So during your search don’t hesitate to visit Waldorf Ford at 2440 Crain Hwy located in Waldorf, MD 20601, call us at 888-284-1466, or visit us online at http://www.waldorfford.com!

The Trend: Weekend Ford Mustang

The Trend: Weekend Mustang

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The weekend is upon us, so we caught up with Waldorf Ford’s Sales team to see what the weekend and season’s must-have mustang.

How would you describe this mustang?

I have to say, I am obsessed with mustangs.  We have them in all colors and bodies. There are enough options for all kinds of customers. Whether they are feeling eclectic, girly, macho, or wanting more of a downtown vibe or Nascar Race Track feel; Bridging the gap between the Road and Race Track; Roush’s performance is a seamless blend of racing successes with an OEM (that stands for original equipment) engineering and manufacturing.  These combine to make the Roush Mustang! The Ford Mustang can paint any picture but most importantly, they make it look easy.

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Tell us where you drove it?

Mustangs are perfect for casual Saturday’s – whether it be having those lovely country rides, to shopping downtown this Ford Mustang stands out and is on par with all the latest Trends. This “On the Go” Mustang is a perfect match for all my weekend essentials.

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How would you take it from day to night? Work to weekend?

This true American performance car comes available in 4 different packages; Stage one, stage two, stage three, and RS the Roush Six model. During the day, by just throwing on shades it makes this Mustang look casual and comfortable.   From the V8 Coyote Engine that gets 575 horsepower and 505 torque to the Ford Racing “Aluminator” engine that gets you 625 HP in phase 2 and 675 in phase 3 this Roush Mustang will get your wheels spinning!  For night, just throw on a pair of heels to jazz it up a bit, the aero dynamic body kits, high performance tires, and Roush embroidered interiors include everything from floor mats, billet performance pedals and control.  Perfect for my upcoming trip to the beach. This Mustang Elegantly blends muscular styling with race inspired suspension!

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Visit Waldorf Ford this weekend to check out these beautiful Mustangs & Roush Mustangs!!!  Waldord Ford is located at 2440 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601! 1-888-284-1463.