April 1st, 2014: After many years of serving the Northern Virginia area, Tysons Ford has moved their business to Koons Ford. For over thirty years, Tysons Ford has been at its Route 7 location and it will now close its doors for good.
We are very happy to have Koons Ford taking over the service and sales needs of our customers at the existing Koons Ford locations in Falls Church and Sterling.”
“We are grateful to the community for their support throughout the years,” said owner Kip Killmon. “We are very happy to have Koons Ford taking over the service and sales needs of our customers at the existing Koons Ford locations in Falls Church and Sterling.”
Both Koons Ford locations have served the Northern Virginia area for over 45 years and are well known for their customer service and incredible inventory of new and used cars. Service has also been a hallmark of all Koons Ford locations and the customers of Tysons Ford can expect nothing but the best when they come in for any kind of service.
Koons Ford will continue to:
- Handle all warranty services and factory recalls for your vehicle.
- Maintain your vehicle’s service history.
- Honor and maintain any active extended service plans.
Koons Ford is offering all Tysons Ford customers special savings on their first service visit! Or if you’re ready to upgrade to a new Ford, Koons is currently offering up to 125% of Kelley Blue Book for your vehicle and an additional $500 in savings only to previous customers of Tysons Ford. Just present the offers below to your service or sales representative.
For more information on the transition or to schedule a service visit at either Koons Ford location, visit us at ford.koons.com. ♛
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My brother is an avowed “tree hugger.” No joke he is as green as green can be. I can remember a debate I had with him a little over 8-years ago about fuel cell cars and hydrogen. His whole premise was that, “They’re keeping the fuel cell vehicle from us, we could have them right now if it weren’t for them.” I responded to his claim by saying, “The concept of a fuel cell car is great, but there is no infrastructure in place for it and there won’t be for a long time. What do you do when it breaks? That’s why we have hybrid cars and all electric.” And I continued, “Who are these ‘They’s’ you keep referring to?”
Koons carries several different manufactures and many of them have hybrid vehicles, stop by any of our showrooms to get more information on them and take one for a test drive today
For the record I am over-dramatizing our discussion, but in all fairness I am trying to make a point, and the discussion did happen but it wasn’t so much of a debate as it was just a conversation. That said, he had no answer on the infrastructure issue, but as for “the They’s”? That was “the man, man!” Whoever that is…
Hybrid vehicles answer the infrastructure questions very nicely for many different reasons not the least of which is, availability. I’ll explain, so you’re driving down the street in your bright shiny new fuel cell car, when suddenly it has an issue with the “quevo-disc” (for you Seinfeld lovers you know what that is) and you need to bring it in to fix it, but alas the nearest technician is a 5-hour drive away and parts are going to take sometime to get there as well, now what do you do? You wait, that’s what you do. You wait for the infrastructure to catch up with the technical advancement that is the fuel cell. You see, although we could have fuel cell cars right now they’re a technology that outpaced reality. No one knows how to care for them, hydrogen is not readily available and it’s expensive to manufacture, and parts are based on an entirely new type of engine so they aren’t readily available or warehoused and stocked around the country.
Hybrid cars have both a standard gasoline engine and an electric engine in them. This is the blending of two worlds; the gas engine is great for quick starts and long hauls at highway speeds. The electric engine is great for short trips and slow starts. Both hybrid cars and all electric are perfect for around town driving, and with hybrids the act of driving recharges the batteries. For those of you with all electric cars, charging stations are being built in major cities around the nation so refueling them is getting easier as well. The other good thing about hybrids and electrics is that if something goes wrong with either the gas or electric engines, their parts are so ubiquitous and technicians are so abundant that you can get your car fixed by just about anyone. In hybrids they have the added benefit that if the electric engine has an issue it may take a bit of doing to get it fixed but you at least can get the car to the tech that is 5 miles away for a look see by using just the gas engine. Oh! and the parts needed to fix the gas engine are available at every major auto parts store in the country.
A hybrid vehicle is the perfect tool for the job right now, that job being, getting us from total reliance on the internal combustion engine to an all-electric vehicle dominated economy. They are referred to as a “Bridge Technology,” as in they bridge us between those two different states, mostly what it does in this case, is allow the realities of the world to catch up with the pace of technology. We all know that gas powered vehicles are here to stay and they will have their place along side hybrid cars, all electric, clean diesel & biodiesel but for now you have a choice and they are readily available.
Koons carries several different manufactures and many of them have hybrid vehicles, stop by any of our showrooms to get more information on them and take one for a test drive today, Mother Nature will thank you for it. ♛
We wanted to share some exciting news for everyone adversely affected by the recent Government shutdown. Our Silver Spring Ford location – the closest to Washington, DC – is pleased to offer everyone furloughed a few freebies to help during a difficult period, and also to thank everyone for their service! Freebies include:
- Free oil change*
- Free tire rotation*
- Free multi-point inspection*
We’ve extended our service hours from 6am-10pm during the week to make it more convenient for everyone’s schedules. Feel free to call us at 301-890-6100 to schedule your free oil change, or you can make an appointment online here.
Koons of Silver Spring is one of the closest car dealers to Washington, DC and realizes the importance of the livelihood of the local government workforce. -Alex Peridkis, General Manager
In addition, be sure to stop by on Saturday for FREE food during our outdoor BBQ, complete with live DJ. But hurry, this offer ends when the Government re-opens!
*No purchase necessary, must present government ID at time of service/purchase of vehicle. Limit 1 per household.
Happy Labor Day!
This weekend, please take some time to remember the reason for the holiday, and to honor the social and economic achievements of all American workers. This Labor Day, let’s celebrate what makes our country great – hard work and determination!
In addition, be sure to take advantage of our incredible offers this weekend – and they all end on Monday! Here are a few of the many offers we have available at various Koons locations. For specific details and to view our inventory and locations, head over to Koons.com where thousands of vehicles await you!
- 0% APR for 60 months PLUS up to $3,000 Cash Back PLUS No Payments for 90 Days on 12 different models!
- $500 Holiday Bonus Cash on Camry. This offer can be combined with all other incentives.
- 0% APR for 60 months on Corolla.
- 0% APR for 60 months + up to $750 Customer Cash on Prius.
- $500 Holiday Bonus Cash on all Chevrolet-brand vehicles in addition to current incentives. Excludes 2013 Silverado Ext Cab and CrewCab.
- 0% APR for 60 months or up to $2,500 Customer Cash on Malibu.
- 0% APR for 36 months or up to $1,500 Customer Cash on Camaro.
- $500 Holiday Bonus Cash in addition to all incentives on Nissan Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder and Rogue.
- 0% APR for 60 months + $1,100 Customer Cash on Altima.
- 0% APR for 60 months + $2,800 Customer Cash on Rogue.
Plus, incredible savings and WOW pricing, only at Koons, on vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Volvo, Mazda, Lincoln, Kia, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz! Check out Koons.com for the entire list!
Wishing you and your family a Happy and Safe Labor Day,
Can you believe it’s almost Labor Day? Ford is making this Labor Day extra special with some incredible incentives!
Koons Ford is proud to announce the 2013 Ford Labor Day Sales Event, going on for a limited time! Choose from thousands of Koons Ford vehicles at all four Koons locations – Koons Baltimore Ford, Koons Silver Spring Ford, Koons Falls Church Ford, and Koons Sterling Ford. Choose from thousands of Koons Ford new vehicles at special WOW prices, now through Labor Day! Fill out the form to the right and someone will be in contact with you.
The Ford Labor Day Sales Event offers 0% financing for 60 months PLUS incredible Ford Bonus Cash up to $3,000 AND No Payments for 90 Days on 12 popular Ford models:
- 2014 & 2013 Ford Mustang
- 2014 & 2013 Ford Focus
- 2013 Ford Fiesta
- 2013 Ford C-max Energi
- 2013 Ford Fusion
- 2013 Ford F-150
- 2013 Ford F-250
- 2013 Ford Escape
- 2013 Ford Edge
- 2013 Ford Expedition
- 2013 Ford Taurus
- 2013 Ford Flex
For only a limited time, get 0% APR for 60 months PLUS up to $3,000 Bonus Cash from Ford, AND no payments for 90 days. Specific incentives include*:
2013 Fiesta, 2013 C-max Energi, 2013 Fusion Energi, 2014 Focus, 2014 Mustang
- Koons Baltimore Ford, serving customers in Ellicott City MD, Gaithersburg MD, Glen Burnie MD, Columbia MD and all around the Baltimore MD area.
- Koons Silver Spring Ford, serving customers in Silver Spring MD, Wheaton MD, Bethesda MD, Rockville MD, Gaithersburg MD, Lanham MD, Annapolis MD and Washington DC.
- Koons Falls Church Ford, serving customers in Arlington VA, Falls Church VA, Alexandria VA, Springfield VA, Woodbridge VA, Tysons Corner VA, Vienna VA and all around the Washington DC area.
- Koons Sterling Ford, serving customers in Sterling VA, Reston VA, Herndon VA, Chantilly VA, Manassas VA, Fairfax VA, Leesburg VA, Tysons Corner VA, Vienna VA and all around the Washington DC area.
I hope everyone has a great rest of Summer, and Labor Day!