Ford Dealer

A blue 2022 Ford Maverick is shown driving through a parking garage.

Shopping for a new vehicle can feel pretty overwhelming: you have a lot of decisions to make and probably feel pressure to ensure they are all the right ones. If you have chosen a Ford for your next car, truck, or SUV, then you are already on the right track, but it is just as important that you choose the right Ford dealer before making your purchase. It might seem like every dealership should be just as good as the next, but the reality is that the differences between them can be pretty significant. Choosing the right dealer ensures you get a fantastic inventory to choose from and help with everything you need.

Here at Ruge's Ford, we specialize in offering a level of customer service that goes above and beyond our competition to put your needs first. One of our friendly salespeople will work closely with you to help you figure out exactly which vehicle is perfect for you; that means answering all of your questions, discussing your options, and always focusing on what you are looking for. From figuring out financing to helping you with service and maintenance for years to come, we are here to assist you with everything you need. Come visit us at Ruge's Ford today and discover all we can do to help you find the perfect vehicle.

Things to Remember When Shopping for a Ford

As you shop for a new or used Ford vehicle, one of the most important things to keep in mind is how to best narrow down your options. The Ford lineup includes a lot of different models in a wide range of shapes and sizes, so figuring out what you do not need can be just as helpful as figuring out what you do need. If you know that you want a vehicle that can fit six or seven people, for example, then that will help you eliminate a lot of models that are much too small to meet your needs.

Similarly, if you are looking for a truck to help you get a lot of work done, then you want to figure out what you require in terms of power and capability long before you start looking at any vehicle specs. For example, if you know you have a trailer that weighs a thousand pounds, and you want to be able to tow a few thousand pounds of additional weight, then that will impact the model and options you choose. More extreme requirements will limit your options even more: a midsize pickup like the Ford Ranger cannot come close to the kind of payload or towing capabilities of a full-size F-150 or Super Duty.

A man is shown driving a 2022 Ford Edge ST to a Ford dealer.

Our Team is Here for You

One of the most important reasons why choosing the right Ford dealer really matters is that it impacts the people you work with while shopping for your next vehicle. At the end of the day, this is what really counts: pretty much every Ford dealership is going to offer the same new models, but the people who work with you will be very different. Here at Ruge's Ford, our salespeople focus on listening to you and responding to your specific needs as a customer. You will never have to deal with a pushy salesperson or someone who is trying to get rid of a vehicle-we will always hear you out and work hard to help you find that perfect vehicle with everything you are looking for.

Of course, our excellent customer service is just part of what we have to offer because we want to take the hassle and stress out of every step of the car-buying process. We know that for a lot of people, figuring out a budget and financial solution for affording their next vehicle is the cause of a fair amount of anxiety. Our financing experts are here to help you with finding the right way to finance your car, truck, or SUV so you can get what you need and not worry about losing any sleep at night. We focus on transparency and communication to ensure you understand every step of the financing process and know all of your obligations as you enjoy your vehicle.

Making sure you are happy with your Ford is only the beginning of our relationship with you: we want to see you continue to get the most from your vehicle for many years to come. That is why our certified service center and auto experts are here to help you with everything you need long after you drive away in your new car. We can help you with routine service and scheduled maintenance, regular inspections, and any repairs that might be needed in the years to come. That personal touch and knowing there is always someone here to help when you need it is the difference that choosing the right Ford dealership makes.

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FAQs About Buying

Do you only carry new models?

Here at Ruge's Ford, we are proud to offer both new and pre-owned vehicles for our customers to meet a wide range of budgets. We have the latest Ford models, including exciting new all-electric vehicles, as well as used cars to meet every need.

What is Ford Blue Advantage?

Ford Blue Advantage models are Certified Pre-Owned vehicles that meet the highest standards for quality and come with factory warranty coverage. These are great options that provide you with peace of mind while also going easy on your budget.

What vehicles can I afford?

ur financing experts are here to help you look at your budget, see what kind of financing is available, and help you find the perfect vehicle. You can get started right now with a quick credit application on our website to see what your options look like.

Do you buy vehicles?

Yes! Here at Ruge's Ford, we are happy to buy vehicles for cash or accept any vehicle you have as a trade-in toward your next Ford. You can come to us for a free, fast appraisal to see what your car is worth, and we will make you a no-obligation offer today.

Why choose Ford?

For more than 100 years, Ford has been the finest auto manufacturer in America, making the best vehicles on the road. Whether you are looking for the speed of a Mustang, the spaciousness of an Explorer, or the power of an F-150, Ford has you covered.

Why choose Ruge's Ford?

Here at Ruge's Ford, our roots in the Rhinebeck community go back more than 85 years, selling great vehicles to our friends and neighbors for generations. We understand the needs of our customers and work hard to ensure you get unbeatable customer service and a vehicle you will love for years to come.