Everything about my trip to Key West was great, Erick, Ian, Gurj, and Kal were amazing to deal with. Super patient guys with a knack for customer service, never once did I feel like I was at a normal dealership, these guys made the car buying process super easy and not stressful.
I would definitely refer family and friends to shop here for a vehicle.
Competitive price and great service
We did our online research first before we went into the dealer. The sales were very attentive and friendly. We made the purchase on the same day!
So comfortable and easy!
These guys are the BEST! My Salesman, Peter was very helpful and not pushy, made my experience so great and easy. 20/10 recommend them to anyone!
2015 Ford Mustang
Everything about my trip to Key West was great, Peter Olson, Wes Upton & Nicholas Terezakis were amazing to deal with. Super patient guys with a knack for customer service, never once did I feel like I was at a normal dealership, these guys made the car buying process super easy and not stressful.
My New Favourite Dealership!
My boyfriend and I were on the hunt for a new SUV, and we ended up being helped by Rob Vanoverschot. I was nervous about going to a dealership as I'd never purchased off of a lot before - and Rob made the process a breeze! He answered all of our questions and never made us feel pressured at all! We test drove about 6 different makes and models and fell in love with a 2019 Ford Escape. I would highly recommend Rob and Key West Ford, even the financing department and insurance department made this process enjoyable!
Not to mention they had the best prices around - and we came all the way out from Abbotsford!
Great Kai and jag were awesome
Great. Worked with my schedual, very helpful. Got back to me fast about all my questions. And even went out a got a keepsake i forgot in my grade in.
Michael and Monina
The most seamless car buying experience with Peter Olson!
It was an awesome experience from the time we walked on the dealer lot to the time we drove home our car. Super friendly Ivan, super helpful Gurj and super salesman Peter!
Erick was very friendly and personable and it was a pleasure to do business with him. I would recommend him and Key West if you’re looking for a vehicle.
Happy with the Flex
Patient and Kind
I was extremely happy with most of the folks I spoke with during my time at Key West. It took me 3 days of visiting the dealership to make sure I was making the right decision on the vehicle for my needs and my budget. All staff but one understood that this purchase wasn't an easy one to make within my budget. Peter Olsen, Michael Nokes and Robert Klaus really understood why I needed to take my time and research all my options. I appreciated their kindness and patience and didn't feel at all pressured into the sale.
Latest Ford News For Vancouver And New Westminster B.C. Drivers
Theophilus Chin is famed throughout the automotive world. This self-appointed engine manipulator re-imagines vehicles, creating exciting concept images for the industry’s top manufacturers (including Porche, Mercedes, BMW and more). He is know for creativity and an attention to detail.
A post in World Car Fans now shows where that attention has turned - to the Ford Focus.
On March 4, 2013, Chin revealed drawings for a potential Ford Focus Coupe. His pictures featured a vintage-inspired grille and a precise frame, showcasing the model’s already elegant form. This two-door sports option could be seen as a rival to the Toyota Paseo, allowing Ford to enter an arena it’s rarely dominated. The sleek styling would make it a sure favorite, especially when coupled with signature power and technology.
Chin’s idea has already struck a chord with World Car Fans, and Key West Ford wonders how long it will take before drivers start to clamor for more.
In 2013 Ford debuted images of the new Mustang, teasing the public with fastback and convertible specs, hinting at high-performance handling.
Since then, however, there has been little information to find. Ford has kept this pony-car out of sight (but not out of mind). Drivers throughout North America have been clamoring for photos, powertrain profiles and more.
A dirty windshield is a dangerous thing. Snow piles onto the glass, distorting angles and causing shadows. Drivers find themselves squinting in the dark, trying to see past the debris, trying to scrub it away with washer fluid.
That often works - unless fluid tanks are empty.
Key West Ford reminds our customers to monitor their windshield reservoirs this winter. As the weather worsens drivers often rely on wiper fluid, using it to push away the slush and sleet. Doing this daily, however, can easily drain reservoirs. The levels will drop quickly and there will be no solution left to use. This can cause many problems on the road, leaving windshields smudged and impacting visibility.
Keep track of reservoirs, therefore, and maintain proper amounts. Be aware of how much is used each day and always check the tank for cracks or creases (this is common during the winter, with brutal temperatures snapping the plastic and causing leaks). Consider also purchasing a digital sensor that will provide a complete - and accurate - calculation of fluid levels.
Driving in winter is a challenge. Empty windshield reservoirs, however, make it an impossibility. Always keep tanks full and use them as needed.
Ford made headlines in 2007 when it partnered with technology giant Microsoft. The introduction of the SYNC System - an integrated communications unit, featuring voice-operated controls and capable of accessing a variety of apps and programs - propelled the automaker to the top of the sales charts. It was a progressive and well-received move.
Recently, however, that reception has turned cold. Complaints have been launched against the SYNC System, with Microsoft’s coding being deemed too limiting and too complicated.
Ford has listened to those concerns - and now seeks to address them with a renovated system.
The new SYNC will feature an open source platform designed by Blackberry (a company that has already proved itself with other automakers, developing a QNX model for Audi, BMX and Porche). It will boast greater coding capabilities, tapping into the HTML5 market and fine-tuning touch screen sensitivity. This responsive program will deliver an HMI framework to all Ford vehicles.
And this will ensure a better driving experience.
Ford started the technological revolution. Now it’s poised to lead the industry once more.
To read about the switch to Blackberry’s QNX system click here.
Contact Key West Ford to learn more about the SYNC and to schedule a test drive.
The necessity of antifreeze is understood by every Ford driver. Maintaining coolant levels helps to ensure proper heat exchanges and eliminates corrosion. It’s a vital part of car care.
It’s never more vital, however, than in the winter.
As the temperatures drop, antifreeze levels tend to follow. Solutions become more susceptible to snow and ice, and it’s not uncommon to find frost in the tank.
Key West Ford recommends that drivers monitor their coolant ratios carefully, therefore. Keep them balanced, adding 50% water and 50% antifreeze (this measurement must be followed. Anything else will result in faster freezing points and ineffective heat transfers. Expect engine failure and spark plug disasters). Every 3000 miles should signal a total system flush.
Purchase a refractometer, a portable device that quickly measures antifreeze levels, and use it often during the winter. Also consider visiting Key West Ford’s service department to receive a thorough coolant inspection.
Maintain every vehicle with proper antifreeze levels this winter.
Tire pressure is the oft-forgotten - and oft-ignored - hero of the open road, maximizing mileage, maintaing proper wheel alignment and providing even treading. Keeping the numbers high ensures easy travel.
As the weather turns bitter, however, the pressure drops - drastically, quickly and dangerously.
Key West Ford recommends that all drivers monitor their tires with the utmost care.
Tires lose one pound of pressure for every 10 degree temperature loss. This causes many problems for vehicles. Engines consume more fuel to compensate for the poor performance. Winter tread patterns are weakened, unable to properly grip the snow and sleet. Overall wear is also affected, with tires cracking and tearing more easily.
Accidents are to be expected and wallets are to be emptied.
Be certain, therefore, to monitor tire pressure this winter. Follow manufacturer specifications to know how much is needed, and utilize a certified gauge to determine how much has been lost each morning. Always check tires before turning on an engine since warm air will cause them to expand, altering actual pressure levels.
Key West Ford’s service department will also provide pressure inspections. Contact us today to learn more.
Every Ford vehicle is carefully aligned. Each wheel is centered to precise specifications, helping drivers achieve maximum speeds and efficiency.
Winter, however, can undo those specifications - which is why Key West Ford recommends alignment inspections to all of our customers.
Road conditions worsen as the weather turns cold. Sleet and slush cause cars to skid, altering wheel angles. Structural issues - like potholes or grates - are often hidden by snow, tricking drivers into rolling over them and changing camber positions. Black ice forces vehicles into ditches, damaging the frontal casters.
These are common issues and dangerous ones. As the wheels become misaligned, their performance suffers. Steering becomes difficult and vehicles are less responsive. This can lead to many worries - from simple stalls to collisions. Drivers will pay the price for snowy days.
It’s all too easy for wheel alignments to be out-of-sync during the winter. Key West Ford suggests that all drivers visit our service department, therefore, to keep every angle straight. We’ll thoroughly inspect every car, repairing any problems and replacing parts as needed. Expect exceptional care and exceptional maintenance.
Since 1905 the Geneva Motor Show has served as an introduction to the world’s most impressive machines. Every year automotive giants have revealed prototypes, production cars and partnerships, making this the premier panel event.
2014 is proving to be no exception.
According to World Car Fans, the 2014 Geneva Motor Show will host Ford’s latest innovation: the New Focus.
This model - with its sleek exterior and vintage-inspired grille - will help to usher in a wave of fuel-conscious vehicles. It will feature a 1.5 liter gasoline or 1.5 liter diesel engine, with EcoBoost technology maximizing the potential of both. A hybrid design will deliver steady power, as well as total economy. Improved suspension systems and stability control measures will also help to increase overall efficiency.
This combines with 250 HP abilities for the ultimate everyday vehicle.
To learn more about the 2015 Ford Focus click here.
Contact Key West Ford to schedule a test-drive in one of our many Focus options.
A series of shocks and stress points defines every drive belt. Pulley systems consistently weaken fibers, causing them to fray over time. These options are often reduced to ribbons, and car-owners can easily find themselves without power - especially during the winter.
Key West Ford recommends that our customers pay attention to their drive belts this season.
These parts are naturally subject to high-tension situations. Their designs force them to bear endless friction and vibrations. As the temperatures fall, however, all problems intensify. Cold weather strips away micro-fibers. Exposure to sleet and snow causes misalignments, and belt slippage is common due to harsh road salts dissolving dressing solutions.
This sparks immediate - and potentially dangerous - issues for every driver, reducing the effectiveness of steering, water pumps and more.
Take advantage of Key West Ford’s service department, therefore, to combat any belt concerns. Have all items inspected thoroughly for tears. Choose centerline adjustments and dress coatings, and order replacement parts with ease. Our staff provides comprehensive winter support.
Maintaining drive belts is essential in any season. Be certain, however, to offer extra care to every car as the climate turns cold.
Drivers have often been warned about exhaust fumes. These colorless, odorless gasses wreak havoc on the human body, causing disorientation, hallucinations and even death.
Vehicles produce exhaust fumes in staggering amounts, releasing steady streams of carbon monoxide, nitrogen and ammonia into the air. Over 60% of all poisoning cases stem from car exposure.
Much of that percentage occurs during the winter.
Cold temperatures cause a sharp rise in fumes. Engines require greater energy to function when the temperature drops. They struggle to power their systems, utilizing more fuel and generating more heat to complete each ignition cycle. This results in higher exhaustion rates, which can then slip into car interiors (especially those that have been worn or damaged).
Key West Ford urges all drivers to have their vehicles thoroughly inspected this winter. Have them checked for any cracks, holes or tears. Monitor the condition of pipes, and even consider adding battery-powered carbon monoxide detectors to older models (these cars are more likely to develop leaks).
Exhaust fumes are extremely dangerous. Understand how they increase during the winter and protect against them. Contact Key West Ford to learn more.