Dodge #1 in J.D. Power Initial Quality Rankings

It’s an exciting time to be a Dodge fan. They just became the first domestic marque ever to rank No. 1 in the highly regarded annual ranking of initial quality by J.D. Power, tying for the top spot. Fiat Chrysler made an impressive seven spot leap from last year’s ranking, showing the rise in quality for the iconic brand. If you don’t know what the J.D. Power Initial Quality study is, it’s a study that analyzes vehicle performance during the first three months of ownership.

This is one of the first big achievements for Fiat Chrysler CEO, Mike Manley, who was appointed in 2018. Fiat Chrysler began its rise over the previous decade under Sergio Marchionne, who was succeeded by Mike Manley due to his unfortunate death in July 2018. Under Marchionne Fiat Chrysler had become as profitable as General Motors and Ford, the other two in the “Big Three” of automakers in Detroit.

“These results reflect the relentless, whatever-it-takes attitude of our team,” Mark Champine, head of quality for Fiat Chrysler in North America, said in a press release. “Our complete focus is the customer and these outcomes reinforce that we are on-target. The team is going to be inspired and motivated and will continue to push forward.” It’s clear that the team at Fiat Chrysler has reached a new level of productivity and a new level of quality within their ranks.

Fiat Chrysler’s impressive rise in J.D. Power’s ranking will greatly improve the company’s reputation, and help in the U.S. pickup-truck and utility-vehicle markets, which are extremely competitive. Despite the competitiveness, Dodge trucks and Dodge’s other vehicles have made a stunning rise in popularity. It’s safe to say the Fiat Chrysler will be fighting for the top spot in the J.D. Power ranking for years to come.

50th Anniversary Challenger

A few months ago Dodge came out with a special-edition Challenger coupe celebrating the 50th birthday of the iconic muscle car. This model features special badges, gold wheels, and a luxurious interior, but only a limited amount were produced. That number is only 1,960 cars. If you wanted one of these it’s likely that you won’t be able to get your hands on it. Luckily for you Dodge is offering a 2020 Challenger 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. This model has most of the same upgrades as the limited special edition, but doesn’t have any production caps, meaning Dodge will build as many as the demand requires.

The Commemorative Edition will be available in three different trim levels, those being the R/T, R/T Scat Pack, and the R/T Scat Pack Widebody. There is an element of flair that is added to the Commemorative Edition. You’ll find a hand-painted black hood, black-wrapped roof and decklid, and headlamps with LED-illuminated “50” logos. Unique badges are also included on the grille and the spoiler, which are given the name “Gold School” for their gold finish. Black lettering reading “Fuel” is fitted on the fuel-filler door, and the taillamps receive black “Dodge” badges. To wrap up the Commemorative Edition’s look the Challenger is fitted with 23 inch gold wheels.

There are a multitude of unique and great looking colors for the Commemorative Edition. Dodge is introducing a new Smoke Show paint color which you can apply on the upcoming Challenger and Charger, and can also be applied to the Commemorative Edition. The other colors you can get are Granite, Indigo Blue, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Triple Nickel, and White Knuckle. Besides Smoke Show, Dodge is offering four other new color options on the regular Challenger and Charger. These include Hellraisin, Sinamon Stick, Frostbite, and the limited-edition Gold Rush.

If you want the Dodge 2020 Challenger 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition you can begin ordering it this month. 

Side view of silver 2020 Ram 1500

What’s included in the 2020 Ram 1500 Advanced Safety Group?

Do you want a full-size pickup truck that can handle any of your jobs and adventures, while providing a very safe ride? With its available four-wheel drive system, towing prowess, and high-level utility with the pickup bed, the 2020 Ram 1500 boasts impressive capabilities. Safety comes courtesy of its protective body structure, advanced airbag system, and electronic safety features. For even greater peace of mind for safety, the Ram 1500 offers an Advanced Group. Read more to find out what’s included in it.

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What features does the 2020 Ram 1500 Limited offer?

The 2020 Ram 1500 delivers on many fronts, with its bold, durable, and high-strength design, the ability to head off the beaten path, high towing and payload capacities, and an impressive power output. If you’re drawn to the Ram 1500 and want a large light-duty pickup truck that offers a high level of luxury, then you should opt for the Ram 1500 Limited trim. Read more to find out what features it offers.

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Front view of red 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan

How much does the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan cost?

With its roomy, versatile, and well-equipped interior, pleasing driving dynamics, high-level safety, a bold design, and a wide array of premium features and advanced technologies, the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan is an excellent choice for the minivan segment. Also, with its budget-friendly pricing, the Grand Caravan is not too damaging to your pocketbook. Read more to find out how much the Grand Caravan costs.

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2020 Dodge Charger Daytona R/T and Scat Pack

Late last year Dodge announced their Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th anniversary edition, which was limited to only 501 models. This special edition Hellcat is going to be very hard, and very expensive to get your hands on. Luckily, Dodge has just recently announced that they will be releasing two Daytona Edition Package models in a non-widebody format, those two being the Charger R/T and the Scat Pack. Even better news: these two models are now available for pre-order!

When optioned with the Daytona Edition Package, both trims get a Mopar cold air intake under the hood, a black spoiler, and a satin black Daytona graphic across the rear decklid and fenders. Both sedans also upgrade their side mirrors to automatically adjust downward when the transmission is put in reverse, plus an automatically-dimming driver’s side mirror.

There are some differences in upgrades when it comes to the R/T and the Scat Pack when equipped with the Daytona package. The Charger R/T Daytona edition will come with 20-inch lights-out painted wheels for the exterior in combination with Daytona branding. Inside, updates include black-edged premium floor mats, Nappa/Alcantara seats with the Daytona logo, LED ambient lighting, gloss black instrument cluster trim rings, and stitched dash panels. As for the Charger Scat Pack Daytona, exterior upgrades include a wider set of 20-inch forged aluminum wheels wrapped in 275/40ZR20 all-season performance tires, as well as a 392 decal on the fenders and Daytona decals on the roof, hood, and trunk.

The Charger R/T Daytona sells for $39,890, while the Scat Pack Daytona has a price of $43,490. If you have any more questions about either the Charger R/T or the Scat Pack with the Daytona Edition Package, feel free to contact our friendly staff. We would love to help you out!

Dark blue 2020 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty towing a trailer on a dirt road

How many pounds can the 2020 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty tow?

If you need a rugged, highly-capable, and tough pickup truck to handle any of your challenging jobs and adventures, then look no further than the outstanding 2020 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty. The Ram 3500 delivers on many fronts, with its high-strength body structure, high-level utility with the pickup bed, powerful engine options, off-road capabilities, and a wide array of useful technologies. The 2020 Ram 3500 is also quite impressive on the towing front. Read the rest of this entry >>

Front view of red 2020 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

Feature Highlights of the 2020 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

Do you desire a heavy-duty pickup truck that provides a pleasing balance of capabilities and luxury? If so, then you’ll be delighted with the 2020 Ram 2500 Power Wagon. It provides an impressive power output to help you get the job, enhanced off-road capabilities, high towing and payload capacities, and a wealth of premium amenities to give it an element of sophistication while you’re on your drives and completing your challenging tasks. Check out the feature highlights of the 2020 Ram 2500 Power Wagon.

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