Why Are Oil Changes So Important?

The humble oil change is one of the most critical maintenance items that you can treat your vehicle to here at our service center, but why is this basic service so important? Oil is what helps to protect your engine and keep it from wearing out. Making sure that your car has plenty of fresh oil is the key to a longer-lasting, better-performing engine. Oil needs to be changed periodically to ensure that your engine stays in great shape, and that's where we come in here at Mel Ervin Ford.

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Get a New Ford Model That Is Tailored to You When You Custom Order

Why settle for a vehicle that is less than perfect when you can custom order the car of your dreams? Here at Mel Ervin Ford, you can place a custom order for a new vehicle that you build from the start. Want a new Ford Escape that has all the bells and whistles and comes in the color you want? Looking for a Ford F-150 that has a specific array of available options? Placing a custom order ensures that you don't miss out on the features that you want.

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Explore Our Selection of Powerful New Ford F-150 Trucks

The Ford F-150 has been a go-to truck among American drivers for decades, and it's easy to see why when you explore its legacy of power, innovation, and durability. The new F-150 boasts incredible towing and hauling power and a diverse selection of powertrain options to help you personalize your driving experience. Our new inventory offers plenty of exciting opportunities to find the perfect F-150 truck for your needs, and we look forward to helping you find the ideal truck here at our dealership.

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Compare the Ford Maverick and the Hyundai Santa Cruz

The pickup truck battle for supremacy rages on, and now it features pintsized competitors like the Ford Maverick. The Maverick is a unique contender in the Ford lineup and the pickup truck market. It packs the power and durability that Ford trucks are known for, but it wraps it all up in a compact truck frame. See how the Maverick shakes things up and how it compares to one of its greatest rivals, the Hyundai Santa Cruz.

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Go Farther with Ford -- Explore Ford Models That Offer Over 25 MPG

The Ford family boasts a diverse selection of vehicles that boast impressive fuel efficiency, making it easy to find a model that matches your specific driving needs without making you feel like you're burning through fuel at an alarming rate. Rising gas prices mean a growing need for efficient vehicles that can go farther for less, and you can find the right fit right here at Mel Ervin Ford.

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In-Stock and In-Transit -- What's the Difference?

If you've been hunting for a new Ford, you might have come across vehicles listed as in-stock and others listed as in-transit. Both types of new vehicles are available for purchase, so what's the difference between them? It all comes down to what is currently on our lot and what is on the way. Dive into our overview to learn more.

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Learn more about the perks of having Ford Intelligent Backup Power on your side

Here in the Michigan, extreme weather is just a fact of life. From snow squalls in the winter to sweltering heat and sudden thunderstorms in the summer, Mother Nature throws quite a few curveballs here in the north country. However, while you may be well-prepared for adverse weather, everyone's liable to have a few power outages at home a few times a year. Luckily, Ford has the answer for just such occasions with its new Ford F-150 Lightning and its Intelligent Backup Power system.

 

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Schedule spring service of your car at Mel Ervin Ford

Spring has sprung for our little corner of Michigan, and if you're anything like many of the guests we've served over the years, your mind is quickly turning to spring cleaning. However, while clearing out your closet and maybe tidying up your garage may be on your to-do list, it's important to fit in some time for spring service. Luckily, it's only too easy to find time for spring car care at Mel Ervin Ford.

 

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Which new Ford models have Amazon Alexa built-in?

Nowadays, practically everyone has a virtual assistant in their home, the most popular among them being Amazon Alexa. This landmark technology can be programmed to do everything from turning on the lights in your home, setting the temperature on your thermostat, and even ordering a wide variety of products from the web with simple, natural language voice commands. And now, you can take that tech on the go with our impressive array of new Ford models integrated with Amazon Alexa technology.

 

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