Lange & Fetter Blog

Trenton’s Top Source for Ford News

Welcome to the Lange & Fetter Blog, Trenton and Quinte West’s HQ for top Ford news! Here you’ll find important (and downright cool!) information about your favourite Ford models, hot new releases, updates in automotive technology, comparisons to other brands, sales events on new and used inventory, service specials, stories from our Custom’s Shop, Ford features that you’re sure to love, and so much more. As proud members of the Trenton and Quinte West community ourselves, you can also look forward to exciting local highlights, including information about charities that we support, dealer-specific sales, community news and events, and fun stuff that’s happening at the Lange & Fetter dealership. Visit us here at the Lange & Fetter Blog often to stay up-to-date on all of the latest and greatest in Ford news and education!

February
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February
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For drivers in the small towns of eastern Ontario, landing that perfect vehicle that meets your requirements at a reasonable price can be challenging. Here at Lange & Fetter Motors, we consider ourselves a trusted Ford dealership in Trenton, Ontario, that has been delivering dependable automotiv...
December
27
December
27
If you live in the GTA and are on the hunt for a new vehicle, you’ve likely already become acquainted with how challenging the process can be. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or just need an upgrade, finding the right vehicle for life in the city comes with a lot of factors to consider...
November
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November
07
Whether you’re planning a weekend road trip out to Prince Edward County or heading over to Trenton to see what quality vehicles Lange & Fetter has to offer, there’s so much to see along the Highway of Heroes for folks out west. From Instgram-worthy photo ops to quick pit-stops to str...
October
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October
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The legacy of Ford Motor Company is filled with groundbreaking innovations and unforgettable vehicles that have transformed the automotive industry landscape. In this listicle, we will look back on ten of the most iconic Ford models that have played a significant role in shaping the company's ri...
October
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October
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Here at Lange & Fetter Motors, we pride ourselves on being a part of such a thriving, unique community full of local small businesses and fun activities to enjoy. Whether you’re planning a weekend road trip east towards Prince Edward County or just one of our many customers that ...
September
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September
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Consistent and proper vehicle maintenance helps your vehicle last longer and run more efficiently, not to mention helps preserve your vehicle’s performance, trade-in or resale value, and overall reliability. For folks in Trenton, ON, choosing a Ford means choosing a vehicle with a long history...
August
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August
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It’s no secret that here at Lange & Fetter, we love to give back to our beloved community of Trenton and Quinte Bay. For the last three years, every summer, we’ve been so proud to bring folks from the community together for a fun-filled day of vintage rides, good music, sweet prizes,...
August
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August
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When it comes to keeping your Ford vehicle running and performing its best, having the most compatible and high-quality parts installed will make a key difference in how long it lasts you. Whether you’re updating or replacing your vehicle’s current equipment, it’s important to choo...
July
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July
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From forest fires to snow storms to unexpected breakdowns, having a roadside emergency kit handy could mean the difference between life and death, or at the very least, get you out of some hairy situations. Whether you’re driving a pickup truck or a commercial long-haul truck, it pays to be re...
July
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July
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Ford has been producing Super Duty trucks since 1998, and they have built a reputation for delivering exceptional power, performance, and durability. The latest addition to the Super Duty lineup is the 2023 Ford Super Duty, a big deal in Canada. This article will discuss the features and upgrades th...
June
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June
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Ford Motor Co. is renowned for its high-quality vehicles and continues to captivate car enthusiasts with its impressive lineup. While Ford's focus is shifting towards SUVs and trucks, there are still several exceptional Ford vehicles that deserve recognition. Let’s explore the diverse...
May
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May
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Whether you’re ready to trade in your current vehicle for something new or just wouldn’t mind some cold hard cash in your pocket, there always comes a time when you need to get rid of your used ride. While many people still believe that selling your vehicle privately can help save you mo...
April
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April
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When purchasing a truck for daily use, it can be challenging to decide which is the best choice. Many people buy used trucks because they are more affordable and offer various options. One of the most popular brands of used trucks is Ford, which has been producing quality trucks for over 100 years. ...
March
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March
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Building cars since 1903, the Ford Motor Company is considered a pioneer in automotive mechanics. But we bet you already knew that. With engineering and design that remained unmatched by competitors from the start, Ford is known to have some of the most iconic classic cars that can often still be se...
February
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February
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Power comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. And when it comes to finding a capable pickup truck that can handle the heftiest jobs, the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 are two contenders that come to mind. While we might be a bit biased here at Lange & Fetter, there are numerous reasons why the F-150 s...
January
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January
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Financing a new vehicle is a good idea for a multitude of reasons. Not only does it allow for lower upfront costs and help build your credit, but it also significantly increases your chances of getting a high-quality vehicle that will last. Still, the financing process can be a bit complex for those...
December
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December
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Numerous trucks have come out over the past few years. While there are many in the market that you can choose from, nothing comes close to Ford trucks. Despite its numerous selections, only a few are truly aware of what sets these trucks apart and how they can match the owner’s specific needs....
November
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November
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The F-150 Lightning is a full-size electric pickup featuring an extended-range battery pack that will top out at 580 horsepower and a power output of 452 hp. It is also capable of producing 775 lb-ft of torque. As with any electric vehicle, the Lightning is limited by range, but with the standard 1...
November
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November
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We don’t know about you but shopping for the holidays can either be super fun or super stressful. And if you’ve got a Ford lover on your list (and buying them a new set of wheels is out of the question), it can be a little confusing figuring out a thoughtful yet practical gift they'r...
October
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October
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In the first part of this series, we have run you through why the Ford Maverick has a massive road presence. In this second part, we will give you some reasons that go a little deeper and will indeed close the deal, convincing you to try this excellent value hybrid truck for yourself. Here are even ...
September
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September
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By now, you may be wondering what distinguishes the F-150 from the F-250. The F-150 is a light-duty half-ton truck, while the F-250 is a heavy-duty three-quarter-ton truck with a higher gross vehicle weight rating than the F-150 (GVWR). A closer look reveals various discrepancies. The Ford F-150 is...
August
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August
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Around 75% of Ford F-150 owners use their vehicles to tow. Because of this, towing capacity was a primary objective for Ford engineers while designing the F-150 Lightning.  The all-electric Ford can pull as much as a 2.7-litre EcoBoost-powered F-150, with a maximum tow rating of 10,000 pounds....
August
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August
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For classic truck aficionados who live for all the rugged power and “built Ford tough” tenacity of full-sized pickups, this one might not be for you. Compact pickups have been dominating the scene lately, aimed not directly at traditional truck buyers but rather at city-dwelling active-l...
July
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July
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The Ford brand has always been considered one of the "Big Three" American automakers, alongside General Motors and the Chrysler Group. This year, Ford came out with its newest addition to the small pickup segment, the all-new Ford Maverick. The 2022 Ford Maverick is a versatile and stylis...
July
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July
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Buying a new vehicle comes with a lot of different factors to consider. And when it comes to financing, you want to ensure your payments are manageable, consistent, and align with your personal budget. Here at Lange & Fetter, we get it – times are tough! Between coming out of the tail end ...
June
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June
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Here at Lange & Fetter, if there’s anything we take the most pride in, it's our community of Trenton, Ontario. Since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s become more important than ever to support our local businesses as many continue to recover from unfortunate loss...
June
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June
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The Ford F-150 is the best-selling truck series of all time, a record held for years. Its versatility and performance cater to both pickup truck fans and drivers looking for powerful performance. In this release of the fourteenth generation of the F-150 STX, Ford is introducing new features that wi...
May
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May
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It’s no surprise that the Ford F-150 has a reputation for being a mighty powerhouse of a pickup. With its strong and largely unchanged interior, the first pickup of the F-Series trucks is a formidable hauling machine.  One of the reasons it’s in the top range is because of its 3.5L...
April
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April
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We know when it comes to the pickup truck market there’s a lot of competition out there to choose from. But only one brand comes to mind when you’re looking for something “tough” – built Ford tough to be exact! Sure, the Toyota Tundra has a lot going for it, but here at...
April
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April
27
If you think this is going to be another blog post about cars and services, then you are in for a major surprise. Well sure, we do have Central Ontario’s best selection of new Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs, plus a constantly growing inventory of pre-owned vehicles. But that’s not what we&r...
March
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March
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Owning a car isn’t just a “drive away and forget it” experience. Even the best-made vehicles require maintenance, repairs, and just the right amount of TLC. So when you need to give your beloved ride the royal treatment, where should you take it? Skip the shady mechanic or generic...
February
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February
28
Sure, you’ve heard of the Ford F-150, the Ford Mustang, and the Ford Explorer. But the Ford Smoothie? Yep, and you heard it here first, Trenton! The Ford Smoothie isn’t just some clever play on words, like the name of a cylinder-shaped Ford vehicle that you drive. It’s a real smoo...
October
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October
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Last year, amid the height of our global pandemic, the team at Lange & Fetter Motors wanted to find a unique way to connect with our community while following the current quarantine guidelines. So what did we decide to do? Give away a free Ford car, of course! During our Focus on the Good Campa...
October
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October
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Last month, the team at Lange & Fetter Motors hosted our first-ever Annual Ford Car Show & Fundraiser. Folks from Trenton and the Quinte West community joined us right here at the Lange & Fetter dealership to enjoy music, BBQ, giveaways, and to check out some very cool vintage Fords. To...
September
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September
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When it comes to finding the perfect new vehicle for your family, we’re daring you to think outside the confines of the minivan. Compact SUVs have come a long way from the years spent living in the shadow of more popular full-size sport utility vehicles. Now, thanks to powerful yet efficient e...
August
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August
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The Ford F-Series has been Canada’s best-selling lineup of pickup trucks for over 50 years, and it’s easy to understand why. Style, power, and “Built Ford Tough” dependability make trucks like the F-150 and F-250/F-350 Super Duties a confident choice for everyone from contrac...
August
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August
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The rumours are true - 2022 is going to be a big year for Ford! The brand will be adding a host of new trucks and vans to its award-winning lineup, including the all-electric Ford Lightning, the all-electric Ford Transit, and the much-anticipated Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck. So what does the M...
June
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June
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If you’re getting ready to hitch up and haul out, it’s important to first understand exactly what your Ford Truck is capable of towing. When you’re planning to pull thousands of pounds behind your truck, knowing your towing limitations helps keep you, your passengers, your cargo, a...
April
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April
21
Even the best-made vehicles require some TLC from time to time, and your Ford Truck is no exception. At Lange & Fetter, we believe in empowering our customers to feel confident about vehicle ownership, including taking care of small repairs in the comfort of your own driveway. Today on the blog,...
March
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March
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Whether you’re looking to invest in a brand-new truck or simply want a brand-new place to eat, most folks look to one major source before making a decision: reviews. Verified reviews play an important role in helping people decide where to put their hard-earned money, and they provide consumer...
March
09
March
09
For plenty of parents, having children has become synonymous with a steady decline in your coolness factor. “Baby on board? Say goodbye to your beloved truck, and hello to groan-worthy dad jokes!” Here at Lange & Fetter, we believe that you can easily have both: a sweet pickup t...
March
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March
06
Many drivers want (and need!) to know exactly how much their truck can really tow. Whether you’re responsible for hitching-up the company trailer on the job site, or you’re hauling the family trailer to a Northern Ontario campsite, understanding the towing capabilities of your pickup tru...
February
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February
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It’s the comeback of the decade! After a 25-year hiatus, the iconic Ford Bronco is back and it’s better than ever. This legendary ride is setting the bar for SUVs everywhere, and delivers unbeatable off-roading capabilities plus modern refinements for the new Bronco era. It’s tough...

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