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Why the 2024 Ford F-150 Lightning Is Perfect for Catskill Drivers

February 16th, 2024 by
A white 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning is shown driving from a Ford EV dealership near Catskill.

What is sleek, powerful, capable, rugged, and electric? If you guessed the 2024 Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck, then you are correct. Ford has designed a full-size truck modeled on the industry leading F-150 that is a full battery electric vehicle (BEV). This means that you get full-size truck capability in a vehicle that runs…

On a Budget? There’s Still a Hatchback or Small SUV for You!

February 16th, 2024 by
A silver 2021 Ford Escape is shown driving from a used Ford dealership near Mechanicville.

  A hatchback or small SUV is the way to go for Mechanicville drivers who want a quality ride without breaking the bank. These vehicles can offer substantial cargo space and a steady, reliable ride with a far better sticker price than larger SUVs. When folks hear that an SUV is small, they sometimes assume…

Top Ways a Used Ford Will Impact Your Ride

February 9th, 2024 by
A yellow 2021 Ford Bronco and a blue 1966 Ford Bronco parked in sand outside a used Ford dealership near Halfmoon.

Ford has coined the term “built Ford tough” for a reason. Recognized for designing strong and capable models, drivers know that Ford vehicles are built to last. Whether you’re looking at a model introduced in 1985 or 2015, you’re sure to get sturdy performance that can aid you with work, everyday life, and every adventure…

Ford PHEV and EV Models Ideally Suited for Catskill Drivers

February 9th, 2024 by
A black 2024 Ford Escape is shown from a front angle while driving from a Ford EV dealership near Catskill.

The automotive industry is going through a widespread shift in design and development. Many prominent manufacturers are working hard to develop more vehicles powered by electricity. This shift in focus benefits both the environment and drivers looking to reduce their annual fuel costs or eliminate them altogether. Today, electricity has been proven to be one…

The 2024 Ford F-350 and Chevy Silverado 3500: Which Truck Fits Your Heavy-Duty Needs?

February 2nd, 2024 by
A white 2024 Ford F-350 is shown towing a trailer.

The Silverado and F-Series of trucks continue to trade blows in the marketplace when it comes to full-size pickup trucks. The two constantly compete both in the light-duty and heavy-duty segments. Year after year, both Ford and Chevy find new ways to improve and add to the value of both trucks. For the one-ton heavy-duty…

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Shopping on a Budget? Check Out These Fantastic Pre-Owned Ford SUV Options

January 19th, 2024 by
One of many popular used SUVs for sale near Colonie, a gray 2022 Ford Expedition Stealth Performance Edition, is shown driving on a highway.

Are you currently on the lookout for reliable and stylish used SUVs for sale near Colonie and worried that you might not find something that fits your budget? If so, fret not – you are in exactly the right place. Hi, we are DePaula Ford, and we are honored to serve as your trusted dealership…

A Closer Look at the Ford Mustang Mach-E’s GT Trims and Rally Edition

January 12th, 2024 by
A yellow 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally Edition is shown driving away from a Ford EV dealership in Hudson Valley, NY.

Since bursting onto the scene in 2021, the Ford Mustang Mache-E has quickly become one of the most thrilling SUVs on the road. Given the compact crossover’s Mustang-inspired styling and heritage, this probably comes as little surprise, with the Mach-E offering the sort of edge-of-your-seat thrills that are sure to make its muscle car namesake…

Examining the Effectiveness of Ford’s Certified Pre-Owned Program

January 12th, 2024 by

For many years, shopping for a vehicle was considered one of two options. Either you paid the total price for a brand-new vehicle to have all the advantages of something with no wear and tear, or you took a chance on buying a used vehicle that may or may not be up to par with…

Posted in CPO Fords for Sale

Must-Have Equipment, Parts, and Accessories for Your Used SUV

December 15th, 2023 by
A red 2021 Ford Explorer ST is shown from the front at an angle after leaving a dealer that has used SUVs for sale in Albany.

When you’re shopping for used SUVs for sale in Albany, it’s not always easy to find a model that has everything you’re looking for. We here at DePaula Ford know that you shouldn’t have to settle for anything less than perfect, which is why we do everything we can to help you find a used…

Finding the Perfect Used SUV for Work-Life Balance

December 8th, 2023 by
A gold 2022 Ford EcoSport is shown driving on a city street to view used SUVs for sale near Schenectady.

Are you one of the many parents with school-age kids who are looking for used SUVs for sale near Schenectady? Used SUVs are often the perfect solution for families constantly on the go and in need of vehicles that can move from school pickups to transporting orders for your small business without a hitch. Think…


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