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9 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

9 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather                        

Prepare Your Car For Winter

Winterizing your vehicle is a wise idea, says the Car Care Council.  An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of a breakdown during severe weather.

“The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A vehicle check before the temperatures drop is a sensible way to avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in…

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Buying or Leasing Pros and Cons

Most shoppers aren’t able to pay cash for a new car, so you’ll need to decide how you’re going to finance it. While many people take out a car loan, leasing a new car is simply another form of new-car financing. Let’s look to see if leasing or buying makes the most sense for you.

Benefits of Leasing a Car

Leasing a car is similar to financing the purchase of the car in many ways, but there are some key differences. You might be able to get more car for less money by leasing. That’s…

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Jeep Renegade Tackles Silver Lake Sand Dunes


Call it small, call it a baby, call it "cute", but the Jeep Renegade can hold its own. The 2015 Jeep Renegade shows off its massive capability at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Western Michigan, and it came dressed to impress.

A recent video released by Jeep shows the off-road-oriented 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk taking on the sand dunes without so much as breaking a sweat. The Trailhawk is the only Renegade to receive Jeep's "Trail Rated" designation. According to automobilemag.com, the Trailhawk trim gets an "Active Drive Low four-wheel-drive system with a low range, an increased…

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Jeep Subcompact Engineering Fuels Nearly 1 Million in Sales

One million isn't a number to scoff at - unless you’re Jeep of course. The automaker is on track to sell over one million vehicles globally before the end of 2014. With the introduction of vehicles like the all-new Renegade, people can't seem to get enough, and we here at St. Charles CDJ can see why.

Credit for the incredible expansion mainly goes to the Chrysler CEO, Sergio Marchionne, who has focused on expanding the label in several new countries. "It's been a lot of hard work and a lot of fun to go and try and…

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Founding Dodge Brothers Remembered in New Ad Campaign

 Dodge is currently marketing its all-new muscle cars, the 2015 Charger and Challenger—as well as the SRT Hellcat and Viper—and celebrating both the roots of those cars" performance-driven genes, and the amazing outgrowth of that original DNA. Of course, it all started a century ago when John and Horace Dodge started the Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company, which grew into the brand we know and love today.

The new ad campaign for Dodge's muscle car lineup seeks to remember and honor the founding Dodge brothers, reminding current drivers who they should thank for the unbelievable driving experiences…

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Dodge Hellcat Raised $1.65 Million for Charity

 The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat isn't just the most powerful and fastest muscle car ever--it's also extremely philanthropic. This VIN0001 Hellcat raised $1.65 million for charity, specifically the Opportunity Village, during the September 27 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2014 auction. The car itself, which churns out a healthy 707 horsepower, went for $825,000, a price that was matched by the Englestad Family Foundation of Las Vegas.

 

"The $1.65 million raised by auctioning this one-of-one Dodge Challenger Hellcat at this year's Barrett-Jackson auction means the most powerful muscle car ever will also have a very…

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Chrysler 200 Factory


If you live near a big city like we do, you may have seen Google's virtual tours when searching for local attractions. Now, the Chrysler 200 factory got this special treatment, allowing anyone with an internet connection to see where the latest Chrysler sedan gets assembled.

The 2015 Chrysler 200 is assembled in the Sterling Heights factory in Michigan, which recently underwent a $1 billion update process.

Offered in four different trim levels for the 2015 model year, the 200 comes in a variety of configurations to meet the luxury tastes of nearly anyone. From the entry level LX…

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Chrysler Premiers New ‘Miggy at the Bat’ Campaign

 Recognizing ways you can improve is a pivotal step in becoming the best you can be, which is the theme of Chrysler's new advertising campaign starring Major League Baseball star Miguel Cabrera.

 

A minute-long video called "Miggy at the Bat" shows Cabrera at bat with a voiceover narrating an adapted version of the poem "Casey at the Bat." Cabrera strikes out, but then works to improve his game, just as Chrysler pulled out all…

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Jeep Ups Power with 2015 Grand Cherokee SRT

 For years, SRT has been introducing the world to some powerful performance vehicles. While the supercharged Hellcat V8 is currently taking over the headlines for Chrysler Group with its outstanding 707 horsepower, the American carmaker has stealthily introduced another model that is sure to make a first great impression—the Grand Cherokee SRT.

 

This new Grand Cherokee model gives Jeep lovers everywhere reason to rejoice with its slight power bump and sexy powertrain. While it doesn’t exactly match up to the Hellcat’s 707 hp, it manages to dole out a healthy 475 hp and 470 lb-ft with a…

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2015 Dodge Viper features more power, lower price

The 5th generation Dodge Viper is truly a car like no other: it has the biggest engine of any production car in the world since at least the 1940’s. Hiding under that long hood is an 8.4L 10-cylinder all-aluminum engine designed with one purpose in mind: Raw power.

 The 2015 Dodge Viper is gaining power, dropping MSRP, and adding a GT trim level for its next model year.  With a new starting price at $15,000 less than last year’s model, the Viper will start at $84,995 before tax, license, title, etc.

Not only does…

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