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What kind of fuel mileage can you get in a Ram 1500?

Fuel efficiency is a critical factor in a world of increased fuel prices. The 2018 Ram 1500 has three different engines with three different fuel economy ratings. As usual, the engines that produce the least power get the best fuel mileage while increased power costs at the pump.

The 3.6-Liter V-6 engine is the standard engine for the 2018 Ram 1500. Generating 305-horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. torque this engine gets 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg highway. The more powerful 5.7-Liter V-8 HEMI engine sacrifices some fuel economy for the extra power generated. It uses…

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The Dodge Charger Offers Performance Features to Improve Your Driving Experience

When you climb into a car, you want that car to be set up with all of the power that you need from it and with features that will make it fun to drive. The Dodge Charger is a popular performance sedan with many performance features to offer.

The Dodge Charger has an All-Speed Traction Control system that helps you stay in control of your vehicle in all situations and stay safe when on the road. The Dodge Charger also gives you customize your vehicle and the way that it drives by picking a suspension system that is right for…

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Benefits of Owning a Chrysler 300

A popular luxury full-size sedan, the Chrysler 300 offers a combination of power and handling that are difficult to find with other vehicles. It offers a fuel saver mode that will disengage four of the vehicle's eight cylinders when there isn't a need for maximum power. This feature generally engages while cruising on the highway or while you are driving at slow speeds.

An all-wheel drive (AWD) system that adapts to various road conditions can improve handling and traction wherever you happen to be driving. 

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Impressive Dodge Durango Features

One of the reasons the new Dodge Durango is a popular three-row SUV this year is due to its impressive performance features. For those drivers who like to be able to control the power of their vehicle, the Dodge Durango does not disappoint. This SUV has an eight-speed automatic transmission that not only has smoother shifting and acceleration, the T-shifter adds style to the interior. Those who like to control the shifting will enjoy the paddle shifters on the steering wheel, giving precise control to the transmission.

 

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Learn More About Different Warranty Options

A vehicle may have two different types of warranties. One is referred to as a powertrain warranty while the other is referred to as a bumper-to-bumper warranty. The powertrain warranty generally covers the engine, transmission and other parts that are used to propel the vehicle. The bumper-to-bumper warranty covers the remaining portions of the car.

In some cases, a dealer may only provide a powertrain warranty or a bumper-to-bumper warranty. As a general rule, the powertrain warranty may be more valuable because it covers repairs to what are generally the most expensive parts...

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Do You Know When Your Tires Need to Be Replaced?

Every time your car's tires come into contact with the road, a little of the rubber wears away. After thousands of miles, your tires may show low tread. An easy way to tell that your tires need to be replaced is to measure the tread thickness. Insert a penny into the tire's slots, and if Lincoln's head shows, you need new tires.

Another way to tell if your tires need to be replaced is if they are worn unevenly. While rotation can help some with uneven tire wear, the tread may be too thin in one place…

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Too Many Oil Changes Can Bring Bad News

Believe it or not, but choosing to have oil changes sooner than you need can be a bad thing. You were probably once told to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles. Many vehicles of yesteryear required an oil change at those types of intervals. Newer vehicles aren't in the 3,000-mile ballpark. Most only need an oil change every 7,000 miles or so. Some can even go 10,000 miles. You could be wasting money if you're getting an oil change every 3,000 miles.

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Increasing Awareness of the Move Over Law

As we travel the highways to get to our destinations, at times we can be unknowing to certain laws that are meant to save the lives of our lifesavers. The police officers, the ambulance, and the firefighters all risk their lives to save ours, and in the event that they are working on a busy highway, it is up to you to abide by the laws that are made to protect these individuals.

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Don't Substitute Windshield Wiper Fluid

Cleaning your windshield with the press of a button is something that is often taken for granted. When an unfortunate little bug flies in front of your windshield, you can wash them away very easily. This is because of the windshield washer fluid. If you are using water instead, your windshield is not as clean as it could be.

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Pay Attention to Your Car’s Dashboard Warnings

You may get one of many different warning lights in your vehicle. Most of the time they are simply reminders. You may have forgotten to replace your gas cap when you filled up, or you may need to turn off your brights. You may even get a reminder that it is once again time to get your oil changed.

Sometimes you will get a message indicating that there is an issue with your battery, engine, or transmission. If you do, it is time to take your vehicle to us here at Parker-McGill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram so that we can…

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