Dealership News & Updates · Chastang Ford

Customization Is Key To Ford Transit Vans

The beauty of the Ford Transit is its ability to transform to meet the needs of the customer. Own a business and need to uptfit a Ford Transit with shelving and equipment? No problem. Have a large family that requires multiple seating options? The Transit does that too.

Ford Transit Passenger Wagon Houston TX
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Redesigned Ford Escape Blends Style and Substance


Sleek, smart and sporty, the new 2020 Ford Escape packs a lot into one small package. The SUV is big on options, providing drivers the choice of four new propulsion choices, including two all-new hybrids, sliding second-row seats and technology like Ford Co-Pilot360™.

The 2020 Escape underwent a complete redesign, adding two hybrids in the process. Every model in the lineup, whether powered by one of two EcoBoost® engines or the all-new hybrid powertrains, targets…
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Why Rodeo is a family tradition at Chastang Ford

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is part of our city’s culture of giving back, while also providing educational opportunities to students across the region. As for the best barbecue and live music in the state, well, that’s just a perk of being a Houstonian. 

 

The Chastang family rodeo connection reaches back to 1996 when Mary and Joe Chastang first became involved through their customers, who were selling poultry and livestock. Their interest…

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Section 179 Offers Companies Big End-of-the-Year Tax Savings

 

As the calendar inches closer to the end of 2018, now is the time to examine your company’s vehicle needs as they relate to the Section 179 Deduction. If your company requires the use of various kinds of work vehicles, you may be eligible for tax savings, but the vehicles must be purchased by the end of the calendar year.

Not sure if you qualify for the Section 179 Deduction? While we recommend discussing…

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And the award goes to...Chastang Ford!

 
In the dealership business, the months of July and August are our awards season, though we still tend to wear our polo shirts rather than designer gowns. At Chastang Auto Group, these awards are incredible meaningful to us because they signify that our employees have achieved the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, and they affirm our belief that Chastang Ford is the best place to by a Ford car, truck, or van in…
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What is gap insurance, and do you need it?

It's an unfortunate fact of life: cars and trucks go down in value as you own them. Which means that if the worst happens and your vehicle is totaled, it's possible to owe more than it's worth—and more than your standard insurance will cover. This is what we call a double whammy.

That's where gap insurance comes in. In Texas gap insurance is also known as a gap waiver or…

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Ford OEM: Get The Real Deal

What does “OEM Specs” really mean? 


Original Equipment Manufacturer Specifications. Competing engine re-manufacturers don’t always have the ?resources of Ford Motor Company, and have to reverse-engineer the original product and attempt to duplicate the original. And when it comes to remanufacturing ?Ford engines to true Original Equipment specifications, only we have proprietary Ford Engineering blueprint data. This intellectual property is not available to any competitor. Ford uses only genuine OEM parts—every time, on every engine.

 

In addition, Ford backs its engines with a two-year, unlimited-mileage warranty with nationwide coverage on every component for the length of the warranty…
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2018 Truck Month Savings

 

Ah, Truck Month–the time of year when buyers can get the biggest savings, the best financing, and the most robust warranties. Ford's latest generation of trucks showcases the company's commitment to setting industry standards for both quality and capability. Whether you're in the market for a classic F-series truck or a work-ready Super Duty, Chastang has the truck you need at the price you want. 

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Q&A with Patrick Chastang

Owner Patrick Chastang discusses his family history in the automotive industry, how he got his start, and what makes Chastang so special. 

 

Q: How long has your family been in this business?
A: My grandfather started selling trucks in 1933. My dad got his first store in 1994, a Volvo store, and the Ford store opened in 2003. But like I said, my grandfather started selling trucks in 1933 and then at one point in…
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