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If You Are Going On a Road Trip, Be Prepared

The best time to prepare for a long road trip over the summer is now! Take your car to our dealership and have them check out the vehicle. Check everything that has to be done, just as if it were regularly scheduled maintenance. Have your tires and brakes checked as well...

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Wash Your Car Regularly to Avoid Early Deterioration

Washing the dust, mud, bird droppings, and other debris from your car's exterior will help you hold the resale value of your car. Professional car washes are wonderful to use because they will vacuum the inside and take care of the outside too. It is imperative to have your car washed at least once a week, depending on the weather and how often you drive...

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What Should My Roadside Emergency Kit Contain?

The roadside emergency kit is a simple, yet vitally important element of your automobile that many motorists tend to overlook. Simply put, it is a collection of tools and supplies that make a potential automobile related issue easier to deal with. Let’s take a look at a few of the most common, versatile items that people use to build a roadside emergency kit:

Jumper Cables

Road Flares

Flashlight

Drinking Water

Pliers / Multipurpose tool

Additional Chargers for mobile devices

A basic first aid kit with bandages and antiseptic...

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Check Out Your Tires Inflation and More

It may be a hassle if you have to replace your tires before their intended lifespan is up. You may feel like you are just wasting money. But if you take a few minutes to maintain your tires, you can get great gas mileage, and your tires will last a very long time before you even have to think of replacing them. There's a lot more to tires than the most of us may think. Not only do they need to be properly inflated (not over-inflated and not under-inflated) but they also need to be balanced, rotated, and aligned…

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Prevent Brake Failure

I think it's safe to assume that we are all aware that we have brakes in our vehicles. But when do we ever give them a second thought? When do they need to be serviced? Actually, not much unlike the necessity of an oil change, our brakes need to be serviced as well. And regularly. A good rule of thumb to go by is to have them checked at least every 12,000 miles, or if it's been over a year since they were last serviced.
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Listen to What Your Ride is Telling You

The check engine light on your dash is your car's way to communicate with you. It will tell you when something is wrong beneath the hood. So, it's important to pay attention to it and not ignore it. If you choose to ignore it, especially if the sensor is blinking, you could cause more damage to wreak havoc on your ride. That means you will have a car that will die on you eventually, or cost you a bunch in repairs. But, the nice thing about the sensors in your car, is that they give you a heads…
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KBB.com Pundits Pile on Praise for the Chrysler 200

If ever there were a midsize sedan that could come through and completely knock our socks off here at Tim Short Chrysler, the 200 would no doubt be it.

Wondering why that is?

Then, join Kelley Blue Book Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk in the clip below. His assessment of the 200 is as follows:

A pair of powertrains comprise the 200 catalog.

The first, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that's served up standard on most trims, makes a healthy 184 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission routes power to the 200's front wheels…

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Born From Freedom

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit and Trailhawk trim levels demonstrate Jeeps beautiful harmony between off-road capability and premium sophistication! Take a look at this YouTube video that demonstrates the two different extremes the 2017 Jeep grand Cherokee can handle

 

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See no Boundaries, Hear no Boundaries.

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee with available Selec-Terrain traction control, will take you from roads piled high with fresh snow, to the muddy/rocky trail in the forest you’ve always wanted to explore. When you drive the most capable SUV you have virtually no boundaries. Check out this YouTube video on the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee conquering the snow packed trails.

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New Ram 1500 Rebel Black Edition Announced

Get ready to embrace your dark side, Ram enthusiasts! A brand new black-on-black special edition of the Ram 1500 Rebel is on the way, introduced first at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Dubbed the “Rebel Black,” this exciting package sports black wheels, brush guard, and an all-black interior.

 

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