SRT Vehicles at Kendall DCJR

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What does SRT mean?

Street and racing technology vehicles, better known as SRT vehicles are all apart of the FCA lineup. More than a few FCA vehicles from nearly every brand type and size vehicle have their own SRT vehicle. From the Dodge Durango SRT to the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Chrysler 300 SRT.. There’s more to the driving than just getting from point A to point B; that being to experience wicked performance speed and power on the road.

FCA SRT Vehicles

Jeep SRT Vehicles

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

In 2012, the first Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT was born. Today, the 2018 Grand Cherokee SRT runs with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that produces 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque and in comparison to other Grand Cherokee models, the Grand Cherokee SRT has a lot of exterior components to help improve the vehicle’s aerodynamics and speed to make this SRT run even faster. The Grand Cherokee SRT accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and completes a quarter-mile in 13 seconds.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Owners of the All-new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is even more powerful than the Grand Cherokee SRT. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is equipped with a 707-horsepower 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine, making it the quickest and fastest SUV on the market. It has a  0-60 mph acceleration time of just 3.5 seconds and an impressive 11.6-second quarter-mile time! That’s speed for any vehicle.

Dodge SRT Vehicles

Owners of any Dodge SRT vehicles have more than impressive horsepower and premium interior. Dodge has produced the most SRT vehicles with their 2018 Dodge SRT lineup. Let’s give you the full scope of the SRT variety and in depth look into their special SRT vehicles.

A Dodge SRT driver can use the Dodge Performance Pages App to view various data regarding your vehicles fastest racing achievements. The Performance Page straight from their audio controls with the Uconnect infotainment system, their engine data. Owners have easy access to see everything from their engine performance, gauges, G-force and there are also timers that measure 0-60 mph or 0-100 mph acceleration times. Included in the Performance Pages is an option to check the “Best,” “Last” and “Current” run times under the “Timers” tab. With a Dodge SRT vehicle, owners have more than just a fast vehicle, they have a self-aware vehicle that provides user driving data and real time performance information with just a few presses of a button. Let’s look at the Dodge SRT lineup in 2018.

2018 Dodge Durango SRT

SRT SUVs are not only a Jeep speciality. The all-new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is proof. Though the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Grand Cherokee Trackhawk are fast, the Durango SRT expands the SRT lineup with a three-row SUV option. The Dodge Durango SRT is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine and it has a 12.9-second quarter-mile time and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. It’s certainly worth a test-drive.

Dodge Charger SRTs

The fierce 2018 Dodge Charger SRT 392 has a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that produces 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. The Dodge Charger SRT 392 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds and finishes a quarter mile in 12.5 seconds.  The 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine that generates 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The Charger SRT Hellcat accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds. With a top speed of 204 mph, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is a muscle vehicle that makes the most of modern technology and performance.

Dodge Challenger SRTs

The Challenger is similar to the Dodge Charger, but is a two-door muscle car as opposed to a four-door.  2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392, remarkable 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat that has a 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine and provides 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody added wider fenders that allow room for wider tires, and that provides better grip for drivers. The added grip improves the vehicle’s performance slightly (improved precision makes all the difference when racing on the track) and it also gives it a more defined, bold look. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody’s design improved the vehicle’s quarter-mile time by 0.3 sec (10.9 seconds in the Widebody vs. 11.2 seconds in standard Hellcat).

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Last, but not least is the extremely powerful 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. We’ll never see another vehicle quite like the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon again. As recently announced by Dodge, the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon will only be produced for the 2018 model year. With 840 horsepower behind the wheel of this intensely power muscle vehicle, own a piece of history before it’s too late! The Challenger SRT Demon leaves other vehicle’s in the dust as it completes a quarter-mile in 9.65 seconds and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds.

Find Your SRT with Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is the place that delivers SRT vehicles for customers ready for an exhilarating drive every time they start their engines. With power and performance to spare, come out to visit our professional staff for any trade-in, buying, selling or leasing needs. We’ll be able to answer your questions and provide you with a test-drive on any of new vehicles or pre-owned vehicles.

Having car problems? We can make sure you’re back on the road fast with our experienced servicing staff. With an appointment, our service team ensures your vehicle problems can be solved. Look no further than Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for a complete car buying and servicing experience!

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Dodge Journey Features That Make it Ideal for Camping

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The 2018 Dodge Journey is ideal for any owner who is looking for a comfortable crossover that provides towing capabilities up to 2,500 pounds. If you’re looking for a vehicle that has multiple trims, all capable of making your upcoming camping trips worthwhile, there’s not a better vehicle to make your trip easier than the 2018 Dodge Journey.

Whether you’re towing a camper or small storage unit, you’ll be able to pull that cargo. The 2018 Dodge Journey is a spacious vehicle that holds up to seven members of your family or friends, or simply need the space for your camping gear, you can count on the roomy 2018 Dodge Journey.

What You’ll Gain with the 2018 Dodge Journey

This versatile crossover SUV is available in four trims, the Journey SE, SXT Crossroad and GT trims, and they are all available with front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive. Seven passenger seating comes with every trim. The interior for the Dodge Journey GT comes with standard leather trimmed seating and perforated panels and heated front seats.

You’ll be able to have your guests feel comfortable for any camping trip with the comfortable seats on your way to and from your adventure and available features like keyless entry,  a ParkSense rear park assist system camera and ParkView backup camera make getting to where you have to go even easier.

The best part is about the 2018 Dodge Journey is how affordable owning one can be. The 2018 Journey SE starts at only $22,795 MSRP (plus destination fees). You won’t find another mid-size SUV that provides three rows of seats for a price as low. With loads of space, perfect for camping or road trips, any driver will embrace all the advantages of the new 2018 Dodge Journey.

How Spacious Is The 2018 Dodge Journey?

Very spacious actually! Complete with third-row 50/50 folding seats, a spacious 10.7 cubic feet behind the third row, 37 cubic feet with the third row folded and 67.6 cubic feet with seating area with both second and third row seating lowered. Additional storage compartments under the seats and floor help provide more room for any additional items you want to carry with you. Storage for your camping supplies and outdoor adventures come easy with a vehicle like this one. With ample room and clever storage options, you’ll have no shortage of available room in the 2018 Dodge Journey.

How powerful Is The 2018 Dodge Journey?

The 2018 Dodge Journey SE, SXT and Journey Crossroad come with standard 2.4-liter ID DOHC 16-valve dual VVT engine that’s paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. This engine provides 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. With the available 3.6-liter V6 23-valve VVT engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with 260 lb-ft of torque.

You’ll get power from the Dodge Journey and reasonable fuel economy with 19 city and 25 highway MPG. Considering the payoff of performance and reliable gas mileage, you can feel comfortable in the latest Dodge Journey.

Where To Find Your Next Vacation Vehicle

For a rewarding experience, visit the dedicated professionals at Kendall Dodge Jeep Chrysler Ram can ensure you receive more than incredible deals on any trade in or buying of new or late models. With summer vacations coming up, there’s no better time to discover what we have to offer for vehicles like the spacious and powerful 2018 Dodge Journey. Our team is dedicated to making your shopping experience completely satisfying. We’re ready and excited to help you drive away with a new 2018 or late model before the 2019 vehicles arrive later this year. Come by for a test drive on any of our many brands of vehicles.

For any future repairs or servicing needs for your vehicle, we’re open seven days a week. If you’re planning to go on a trip, now is a great time to have any issues taken care of. Our knowledge maintenance staff is highly trained and can help you maintain and raise the value of your current vehicle. We are ready to solve your situation, even if you didn’t buy with us.

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2018 Dodge Charger Trims + Highlights

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The 2018 Dodge Charger is available in eight trims when you include all of the mind-blowing engines, features and available upgrades to this extremely powerful vehicle. High performance is ready to go from even the base model SXT up through to the stunning SRT Hellcat.

Standard Features For the 2018 Dodge Charger

Some features that are standard for every 2018 Dodge Charger, include five passenger seating and basic bumper-to-bumper warranty for 36 months or 36,000 miles, a 5-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty, roadside assistance for five years or 100,000 miles, and rust-through coverage for five years or 100,000 miles. Apple CarPlay to Google Android Auto, along with integrated Bluetooth voice command, are great for providing a hands-free driving experience. Additionally, the Charger provides 16.5 cubic feet of cargo room.

Dodge Charger SXT (Base Model) + SXT Plus + GT trims

From the beginning with the SXT, starting at $28,995 MSRP (Plus destination fees), owners will have a mid-size muscle vehicle with 292 horsepower that comes from the powerful 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. Included for just a couple hundred more at $29,292 MSRP (Plus destination fees) is the SXT Plus that offers drivers a backup camera and keyless entry/start.

An upgrade from the base model, the 2018 Dodge Charger GT, starts at $32,995 MSRP (Plus destination fees) and offers upgrades to 300 horsepower with the 3.6-liter V6 engine. Like the base model, drivers get solid fuel economy measurements of 19 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. Included as is an 8-speed automatic transmission.

The 2018 Dodge Charger GT and GT Plus are the only two All-Wheel-Drive trims for the Charger, every other vehicle has the rear-wheel trims.

Next Tier Trims (R/T + R/T 392)

For owners looking for a little more engine power, the upgraded 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine will do the trick. Not only will drivers experience better performance than the 3.6-liter engine, but they will gain improved fuel economy with VVT than without it as the built in multi-displacement system (MDS) helps conserve fuel. MDS is modern technology that rewards each driver with smart engine performance and better mileage. With MDS, when an engine is cruising, four of the eight cylinders are turned off to conserve fuel. With 370 horsepower and nearly 400 Ib-ft of torque.

SRT 392

2018 Dodge Charger SRT 392 is equipped with the 392 HEMI SRT V8 engine that produces 485 horsepower and 475 Ib-ft of torque and provides 18 combined MPG.. The 2018 Dodge Charger SRT 392 begins at $51,145 and is not for the faint of heart, this SRT vehicle provides remarkable performance, but less attractive fuel economy at 14 city and 23 highway MPG. The perks of the Charger SRT 392 aren’t just performance driven, but the stocked up interior features a leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear parking aid, backup camera, keyless start and entry, WiFi Hotspot, premium sound system, heated front seats and a sunroof/moonroof.

SRT Hellcat + SRT Hellcat Widebody

The 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is equipped with a monstrous supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine. The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat produces 707 horsepower, 650 lb-ft of torque, and goes from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds. Brembo brakes are professional grade brakes to help ease your vehicle from high speeds quickly and silently. With standard LED Daytime running lamps, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob included, the cost of the SRT Hellcat is $65,295 MSRP (Plus destination fees).

Where To Get Your Own 2018 Dodge Charger

Come to Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to view our inventory of Dodge Chargers.

Stop by for a test drive and we’ll work with you for any trade ins, leasing or buying with our finance department.

We’re open seven days a week and can handle almost any servicing your vehicle should need. Whether if it’s to get your current vehicle running like the day it was new or if you are just looking for a reliable place to visit for future repair and maintenance needs, visit our professional vehicle service center in Miami, FL today!

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Dodge / SRT Performance Vehicles + Track Times

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Kendall Dodge Jeep Chrysler Ram has one of the fiercest collection of new models in South Florida and that’s because we sell Dodge / SRT models. SRT is a branch of engineers in the FCA umbrella that specializes in designing and building powerful vehicles, whether that’s a coupe, sedan or SUV. The 2018 model year is one of the strongest model years of SRT vehicles and we have them all.

2018 Dodge Charger SRT Models

2018 Dodge Charger SRT 392

2018 Dodge Charger SRT 392 is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that produces comes 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. The Dodge Charger SRT 392 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.6 seconds and finishes a quarter mile in 12.5 seconds — that’s one fast sedan. With 15 city and 25 highway MPG, the Dodge Charger SRT 392 has a decent fuel economy given its large engine and power.

2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

The Dodge Charger SRT 392 is a fast sedan, but it doesn’t stand a chance compared to the world’s fastest sedan, the 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. The 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine and it generates 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque and it accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds. With a top speed of 204 mph, the Dodge Charger is a sedan unlike any other.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Models

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392

The Dodge Challenger SRT 392 is similar to the Dodge Charger SRT 392 because they both have the same 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine and produce the same amount of horsepower, but due to the differences in their exterior design (the Charger is a sedan and the Challenger is a coupe), they have different track times. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 accelerates from 0-60 in 4.2 seconds, hits a top speed of 182 mph and it completes a quarter-mile time in 12.6 seconds.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine and it provides 707 horsepower and 650- lb-ft of torque, which is far more than other two-door muscle cars like the Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro can produce. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has a menacing 3.5-second 0-60 mph acceleration time and an insanely fast 11.2 second quarter-mile time.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody

Dodge and SRT really took things up a notch for the 2018 model year and introduced two all-new Challenger models, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody and the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.

The all-new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody has wider fenders that allow room for wider tires, and that provides better grip. The added grip improves the vehicle’s performance by a hair (which can make all the difference when racing on the track) and it also gives it a more pronounced look.  The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody’s design improved the vehicle’s quarter-mile time by 0.3 sec (10.9 seconds in the Widebody vs. 11.2 seconds in standard Hellcat).

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the winner of any quarter mile race. It’s that simple. Equipped with the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Demon V8 engine, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the fastest production car in the world and it has a remarkable speed off the line that gives it the power to go from 0-60 mph in just 2.3 seconds! The Challenger SRT Demon produces up to 840 horsepower and it finishes the quarter-mile in just 9.6 seconds! Though the engine in the Challenger SRT Demon may sounds similar to the SRT Hellcat engine, the two engines are very different and the Demon engine has more than 25 engine components that the SRT Hellcat engine doesn’t carry.

2018 Jeep SRT Models

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

The new and improved Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT was introduced in 2012, and it has been burning rubber ever since. The Grand Cherokee SRT is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that produces 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque and in comparison to other Grand Cherokee models, the Grand Cherokee SRT has a lot of exterior components to help improve the vehicle’s aerodynamics and speed.  The Grand Cherokee SRT accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and completes a quarter-mile in 13 seconds.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

All-new to the 2018 model year is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, and SRT took the qualities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT a few steps further to improve the vehicle’s time and performance. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is equipped with a 707-horsepower 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine, so it’s not an SUV to play around with. The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the quickest and fastest SUV on the market and it has a  0-60 mph acceleration time of in just 3.5 seconds and an impressive 11.6-second quarter-mile time.

2018 Dodge SRT Models

2018 Dodge Durango SRT

SRT completed their lineup of extremely powerful vehicles for the 2018 model year with the addition of the all-new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT. T hough the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Grand Cherokee  are powerful, the Durango expands SRT’s lineup with a three-row SUV option/ The Dodge Durango is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine and it has a 12.9-second quarter-mile time and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds.

Where To Find Your SRT

Regardless of which SRT model has caught your eye, there’s no better place than Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to try them out for a test drive. Our professional staff looks forward to making your complete experience remarkable upon your visit. If you have an appointment with our service team, we can take care of your servicing needs.

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Dodge Durango: Towing, Power, Entertainment, Passengers

 

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When a family needs a midsize SUV, the first name they should think about is the Dodge Durango. Nicknamed by Dodge as the “King of SUVs,” the Durango provides drivers with a full range of models from a modestly priced base model to a full scale luxurious top tier model. Let’s examine the differences between them right now. There are six total models within the 2018 Dodge Durango lineup and all of them are great choices.

Standard Features for all 2018 Dodge Durango models

First and foremost, the 2018 Dodge Durango gives drivers an amazing experience behind the wheel and there is room for seven passengers. Quite a powerful ride capable of taking you where you need to go in style, there’s no better choice for a mid-size SUV.

All of the 2018 Dodge Durangos include the Uconnect system as apart of their amazing infotainment system that provides users with access to their music and phone calls, with an easy to use set up available on their steering wheel to answer calls and respond to text messages so drivers can focus on the road ahead.

Change the volume, go through your contacts and more with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, Bluetooth and voice command options. SiriusXM Guardian allows for roadside assistance, parking locations and more for drivers to stay rocking with any of the hundreds of radio stations, and informed about your vehicle’s whereabouts while away from the vehicle.

Base Model: 2018 Dodge Durango SXT

Cost: $29,995 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Estimated MPG: 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway
Horsepower: 295
Maximum Towing Capacity: 6,200 pounds

If you’re looking for a fine option with powerful, comfortable SUV, this is a great choice. Complete with 18-inch satin carbon aluminum wheels and the game changing 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine. You’re guaranteed to enjoy this vehicle with it’s durable materials, solid handling and great gas mileage.

Next-Level Model: 2018 Dodge Durango SXT Plus

Cost: $33,490 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Estimated MPG: 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway
Horsepower: 295
Maximum Towing Capacity: 6,200 pounds

The next trim level provides the amazing 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 Engine as well and the same gas mileage as the base model, but offers SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Eight-Way Power Driver Seat with four-way Power Lumbar adjust, great for long drives. Bright roof side rails are also added to this 7-passenger SUV.

Mid-Level Model: 2018 Dodge Durango GT

Cost: $37,750 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Estimated MPG: 19 city / 26 highway MPG
Horsepower: 295
Maximum Towing Capacity: 6,200 pounds

Upgraded interior features include leather trimmed bucket seats and suede inserts. Heated front and second row seats are perfect for keeping warm during the winter and larger wheels are a plus with 20-inch Hyper Black Aluminum wheels adding a nice, sleek look to this model powered by the reliable 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 Engine.

Upper-Tier Model: 2018 Dodge Durango Citadel

Cost: $42,145 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Estimated MPG: 19 city / 26 highway MPG
Horsepower: 295
Maximum Towing Capacity: 6,200 pounds

Upgraded interior features include Nappa Leather-Trimmed seats, a premium seating option that is the best Dodge provides along with dual exhaust with bright tips and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels. This is the model for those who want an upscale Dodge Durango experience.

Upper-Tier Model: 2018 Dodge Durango R/T

Cost: $43,695 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Estimated MPG: 14 mpg city / 22 mpg highway
Horsepower: 360
Maximum Towing Capacity: 7,400 pounds

For those that expect more power, this the answer. With a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that gives drivers additional burst and strength, plus performance steering and sport suspension, the Dodge Durango R/T will make a believer out of you. Its performance front fascia and hood only add to the sleek nature of the 2018 Dodge Durango. We know you can’t wait to try one.

Performance Model: 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

Cost: $62,995 MSRP (plus destination fee)
Horsepower: 475
Torque: 470
Maximum Towing Capacity: 8,700 pounds

This is the best SUV offered by Dodge, hands down. The Durango SRT comes standard with all-wheel-drive and provides all the features to give a complete luxury experience. It’s also America’s Most Powerful Three-Row SUV with the 6.4-liter HEMI SRT V8 Engine that goes from 0-60 in just 4.4 seconds. Plus, you’ll enjoy 20×10-inch Goliath Wheels with black noise finish, active noise cancellation system, and SRT Performance Pages to monitor your driving. Brembo six-piston high-performance brakes ensure you’ll have the premium stopping power, which is perfect for such a strong vehicle.

Exactly Where to Test Drive a 2018 Dodge Durango

Regardless of which model has attracted you, there’s no better place than Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to gain access for a test drive. We look forward to making your experience amazing upon your visit.

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The Best Time to Buy a New Vehicle is Now

 

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Did you miss your chance during the holidays and end of the year to buy a new car? Think that there isn’t any worthwhile events or promotions going on? Think again! We have more vehicles now than at any point in the year and that’s exactly why right now is the best time to buy a new or pre-owned vehicle.

Experience the calm before the storm

New model year vehicles have already begun to replace 2017 model year vehicles, which are the cars, trucks and SUVs we currently have in our inventory. Within a few months, as those new vehicles begin to replace our current lineup, we’ll experience higher volumes of customer traffic. With more vehicles on our lot to keep up with, now is the time to find what you’re looking for. We’re also hoping to raise our volume of pre-owned vehicles and help you save money towards your next vehicle. This is hands down a win-win situation for both of us!

Stocked and Ready to go

Right now, we have lots of vehicles in our inventory, including 2018 Chrysler Pacifica models, the vehicle named Family Car of the Year by Cars.com for two years in a row. Experience great fuel efficiency and save money with up to 19 city and 28 highway MPG. The Pacifica’s interior is complete with a great infotainment system and a 10.1-inch display that provides Apple CarPlay and Android Auto that make driving even easier. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica models impressive technology will entertain the whole family.

No matter the job, there’s no stopping the 2018 Ram 1500 from completing whatever is required. The Ram 1500 is currently the only light-duty pickup truck with a diesel engine option, and it provides the truck with a fuel economy and durability that makes the Ram 1500 stand out from the rest of the crowd. The 2018 Ram is available with a powerful 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine delivers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. With a maximum towing capacity between 8,280 to 9,290 pounds, drivers can tow just about anything. And consider the impressive 29 highway MPG, overall the  best-in-class highway fuel economy for any light duty pickup truck on the market today.

For drivers who want to experience adventure, check out the new all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. With an entirely new steel frame with two and four door models, there’s a push-to-start button and backup camera standard with every new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. Complete with a Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 that produces 285 horsepower and 260 -lb-ft of torque, this is a vehicle capable of taking you anywhere. Keep in mind, any Jeep with a Trail Rated badge means they have been tested and equipped for off-road adventures and we have plenty. Plus, Wrangler models are available with 30 inches of water fording, skid plates, front and rear tow hooks and a standard ground clearance of 10.9 inches, so you can safely handle any path ahead of you. Driving is a whole lot more fun in the Jeep Wrangler.

For those who want to feel the power an American muscle car with unmatched driving performance, the 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is the second most powerful factory produced sedan in the world(Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is first) and it is capable of reaching 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. Owners of the Dodge Charger can attest to the high octane performance and an exhilarating experience every time the engine turns on.

Best Time to Receive The Best Customer Experience

If you want a rewarding experience, the dedicated professionals at Kendall Dodge Jeep Chrysler Ram can ensure you receive more than amazing deals on any trade in or buying of new or late models. With the holidays behind us, there’s no better time to discover what we have to offer. Our team is dedicated to making your shopping experience completely satisfying. We’re ready and excited to help you drive away with a new 2018 or late model before the 2019 vehicles arrive later this year. Come by for a test drive on any of our many brands of vehicles.

If you have any repair or servicing needs for your current vehicle, now is a great time to have those issues taken care of. Our knowledge maintenance staff is highly trained and can help you maintain and raise the value of your current vehicle. We are ready to solve your situation, even if you didn’t buy with us.

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5 Tips To Lower Your Car Insurance

lower-car-insurance-kendall-dodgeIt’s illegal in Florida to drive without auto insurance, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for high premiums. If you’re someone looking for lower auto insurance costs, here are some tips to lower your car insurance.

Tip #1 : Getting Auto Insurance Quotes Are Free!

Shop around, it’s free. Settling for the first premium offered is not a move we recommend. Before signing on the dotted line for any coverage, consider the options that are available from other insurance companies. It may take a little over than an hour to search online, but that certainly shouldn’t stop anyone from finding multiple quotes.

Different types of insurance companies offer different pricing based on what coverages are sought after. Some companies sell through their own agents, some are independent. Also, make sure to not go by price alone as friends or relatives can provide some insight as to how much they pay and what coverage they have. If a company does not reach back out to inquire about potential savings, they are the ones at a loss. Make sure to speak with someone on the phone to verify they are a currently validated insurer, especially if the website doesn’t look right.

Tip #2 : New Cars Mean Higher Insurance Rates!

Buying a new car? Figure out how much your car will cost you with your insurance. An older vehicle will cost less to insure, so that may factor into your decision. Don’t be afraid to buy or lease new, just know that might mean higher costs. The rule of thumb in regards to determining if a car is going to bring an increased cost is if your car is worth less than 10 times the premium, purchasing coverage may not be entirely cost effective. Newer cars are sure to bring higher costs for coverage due to the cost of buying new parts to replace a new car, should anything go wrong.

Tip #3 : Avoid Online Scammers!

Many people have been fooled by websites claiming to be legitimate insurance companies that offer coverage for vehicles. More often than not, these sites do not have the credentials needed to do anything other than rob people of their money. In Florida, there’s plenty of insurance companies that offer very fine coverage for a reasonable amount.

Don’t be fooled by scam artists. We recommend checking with the Better Business Bureau and verifying that the insurance is reputable in the State of Florida. For example, the General, an auto insurance company does not offer coverage in Florida. Make sure to check that the insurance company is able to provide qualifying and comprehensive coverage before it’s too late and any real time or money was spent.

Tip # 4 : Take Steps to Improve Credit Record

Pending charges or delayed payments might hurt someone looking for auto insurance. Insurance companies will not provide great pricing for a person with a lousy credit score. There are ways to improve credit ratings; start by paying that bill in full! If a cheaper insurance bill is the goal, look no further than improving credit scores.

Tip #5 : Discounts Are Your Friend

Many auto insurance companies will give options to policyholders to decrease their total insurance costs. From young drivers that receive good grades to safe and drivers that haven’t received any tickets in multiple years or any accidents. But also, taking defensive driver courses, qualifying anti theft devices installed on the insured vehicle, long-time customers and higher deductibles are all ways to cut down premium costs for drivers. Bundling auto and homeowner’s insurance with the same company can also be an easy way to lower the costs.

Saving money is possible upon following these simple tips. We hope this helped clarify how the insurance game is run. Don’t settle for anything high priced any further!

If you have any questions about insuring the vehicle you want, we can help at Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Our professional staff is here seven days a week and ready to help you find the vehicle you want. Stop by for a test drive and we’ll ensure your shopping experience is wonderful from start to finish.

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Customize Your Dodge Charger

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The 2018 Dodge Charger has many features that make it a fast, stylish and fun car to drive, but, of course, there are also a number of custom things owners can do to make their vehicle stand out. Since the inception of the Dodge Charger back in 1966 as a muscle car, its muscle car legacy has stuck with the vehicle since its reintroduction into the modern muscle car scene in 2006.

The 2018 Dodge Charger is unique because it is the only four-door muscle car on the market, and that makes it the perfection option for people that need a full size sedan but want a powerful muscle car. The 2018 Charger is available in several different trims including the 707-horsepower Charger SRT Hellcat, 475-horsepower Charger SRT 392 and the all-wheel-drive Charger GT.  

Ways to Enhance A Dodge Charger

From different colors to wheels and badges and inside the interior of the vehicle, nothing is off limits for owners that want a unique, more comfortable or better performing Dodge Charger. From performance to cosmetics, there’s a million options.

Cosmetically speaking, there’s affordable ways to add unique style including mirrors, fenders, panels, headlights and tail lights or grilles that can be replaced to add an additional flare.

Broadway mirrors are around $20 to give drivers a large rear view vantage point. The look is futuristic, as a broadway mirror is elongated, covering a broader amount of space.

The shifter of your vehicle can be replaced for around $50 and really makes a noticeable difference every time you drive the vehicle. Since the shifter is in the middle of the interior and an integral part to drive the car, it should certainly be a main feature.

Lights are an easy and affordable way to make a Charger look different. Among the less expensive options, Blackout Headlight covers and tail light covers are relatively inexpensive, we found some online priced around $69 from various vendors. Mopar made Deluxe molded splash guards can be found as low as $65 online.  

Under $200

Dodge Charger rear window deflector is a bit more expensive at $129 dollars, but provides a unique sporty spoiler look to the back of the vehicle and gives additional shade for backseat passengers.

Tinting windows usually cost around $200 and will protect the interior of the vehicle, especially the fabrics, including the leather. The temperature of the vehicle will change dramatically, even in the sun. There are different shades and brands of tint available. Make sure to stay within the legal limits and go with a brand that includes a warranty so you don’t end up with purple windows down the road.

Wheels

Wheels are a great way to add style and improve a vehicle’s performance. The Charger is available with a number of factory wheel options as well as aftermarket options. Dodge and Mopar offer various wheel colors, wheel materials and wheel sizes. The options are unending. It is only limited by the imagination and wallet size of the owner.

Custom Paint Jobs

Carrying the tradition of the Mopar-or-No-Car High Intensity Paint (HIP) color legacy, the Dodge Charger is available in a huge selection of vibrant and cleverly-named hues from the factory. But if one of the available HIP colors doesn’t satisfy a buyer, there’s always the option of getting a custom paint job.

Brake Pads and Rotors

Performance Chargers come standard with high-performance Brembo brake systems, and those systems are an available option on non-performance trims as well. But buyers that want a different brand of brakes can also head to aftermarket suppliers to find brakes in different colors, different styles and for different applications.

The Place to Buy the Dodge Charger

With all these different modifications available, what are you waiting for? Get on over to Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today to find the latest 2018 Dodge Charger or take a look at our entire Dodge Charger lineup of pre-owned vehicles. We’re ready to showcase our collection just for you!

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Five Things We Absolutely Love About the Dodge Challenger

2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demonThis month is all about love and we thought we would want to share a little love to some of our favorite things about America’s best muscle car, the Dodge Challenger. 

Rich History

The Dodge Challenger’s history dates back as far as the 1950’s with the limited edition Dodge Silver Challenger, produced out of Detroit, Michigan. The first original Challenger came with extra features at no extra cost including white wall tires, full wheel covers and electric windshield wipers. In 1969, the first original generation Challenger was born and with its beginnings came a rich history of a record-breaking American-made muscle car.

16 Trims

There’s not many cars that have a lineup as specialized or unique as the Dodge Challenger. For the 2018 model year the Dodge Challenger is available in 16 unique trims, but then again not many brands are as refined and focused on performance as Dodge. The variety of trims make it easy for consumers to find a Challenger model that meets their needs and their budget.  With a starting MSRP of $26,995, the base trim, the  2018 Challenger SXT offers great fuel economy with 19 mpg in city and 30 mpg on the highway and a powerful base engine that produces 305 horsepower.

High Performance Machine

Each 2018 Dodge Challenger comes packed with nearly double the horsepower in comparison to most standard sedans and coupes on the road. The various engines provide he Dodge Challenger with 305 to 840 horsepower, and with that comes incredible track times. The Dodge Challenger SRT accelerates from 0-60 mph in the low four-second range, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat goes from 0-60 in 3.6 seconds and the all-new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon goes from 0-30 mph in one second and from 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds!

All-New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a marvel to look at and a marvel in terms of innovation. The Challenger SRT Demon holds the title of a number of factory production firsts including the first ever factory production car designed to run on 100+ high-octane unleaded fuel or 91 octane on demand, the TransBrake for more powerful launches and its Torque Reserve, which delivers increased levels of power at launch.

Just imagine being one of the 3,000 owners of this wicked, wild and spectacularly fast vehicle. The Demon has break neck speed and high-octane performance capable of being so quick, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was banned as a drag racing vehicle by the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association). Even if you’re not on a drag strip, this vehicle is not sold without the owner signing a waiver to allow for the owner to fully purchase this menacing demon of a vehicle.

With all the upgrades on par with the best features offered for the Challenger, this SRT vehicle has a uniquely bold red tailor made experience from start to finish, inside and out. Drivers of this will fall in love instantly with an ultra powerful supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Demon V8 capable of producing up to 840 horsepower. Purring more like an angel than demon, the Challenger SRT Demon has a beautiful cabin complete with signature Demon logo placed throughout the vehicle, entire leather interior and a performance steering wheel. The Challenger SRT Demon also features the unique SRT Power Chiller, which keeps the engine cool even after racing at high speeds and after the engine is shut off.

Learning how to handle the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is something that might cross an owners mind.

Free SRT Classes by the Bob Bondurant Racing School

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Well, with the purchase of an SRT Dodge vehicle buyers receive a free one-day class at the Bob Bondurant Racing School. The class is offered to help new owners of SRT vehicles become comfortable driving such a powerful vehicle. After taking these specialized classes offered by the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, owners will know how to handle a car that is skidding, how to handle tight turns and really push their vehicle to the limit with many runs on a drag strip. Since 1968 Bob Bondurant has hosted students of all ages and backgrounds and made them better drivers.

If you need any more reasons to fall for the 2018 Dodge Challenger like we have, reach out to us or stop by Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today to find out how we can find the right Dodge Challenger for you!

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2018 Dodge Charger vs 2018 Chevy Impala

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Let’s face it, some choices are easier than others.

If you’re considering a 2018 Dodge Charger or 2018 Chevy Impala, you can’t go wrong with either. But, for fun let’s take a look at the basics and go further. Neither vehicle is slow or lacks impressive turning and handling by any means. They both offer impressive performance and both will turn heads on the road.

So how do they stack up by comparison? Let’s examine what makes both vehicles exciting and different, as they both have their pros and cons (mostly pros) and the choice is yours to decide which one you’ll love more.

Engines

Performance matters when choosing a vehicle to drive and both vehicles exceed to delight owners with a responsive, smooth ride and with impressive handling. But under the hood is what really matters and both of the 2018 Dodge Charger and 2018 Chevrolet Impala do not disappoint, even with their base models. The Dodge Charger offers a more powerful engine and more options.

The 2018 Dodge Charger allows for numerous powertrain options ranging from the V6 to V8 with either choice netting owners some serious power. The standard V6 3.6-liter V6 engine is available for the base SXT trim and three variations of the V8 are options. The first is a V8 5.7-liter, a 6.4L HEMI V8 follows and last, but not least the 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 6.4-liter engine. All are exceptional, powerfully tuned engines, with the latter producing up to 707 horsepower.Drivers will get up 485 horsepower in the 6.4-liter V8. Superb Charger. Exceptional horsepower is to be expected of any Charger.

The 2018 Chevy Impala has three trims with two engine options to choose from. Standard engine is the ECOTEC 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine with gasoline direct injection and electric start-stop (ESS) technology to help save owners trips to the gas station. This engine produces up to 197 horsepower and 191-lb-ft of torque. Also available, a powerful 3.6 DOHC V6 engine with up to 305 horsepower and 265-lb-ft of torque.

MPG

While neither vehicle offers record breaking MPG, these vehicles are quite respectable in terms of offering high end fuel efficiency, especially considering the high performance engines they both carry.

The 2018 Chevrolet Impala retains better MPG with 22 city and 30 highway MPG. However similarly the 2018 Dodge Charger has 30 highway MPG as well while producing up to 19 city MPG, giving the Chevrolet Impala the slight edge in terms of fuel economy when driving in the city.

Latest Tech Features + Interior

Chevrolet’s MyLink provides the Chevy Impala with very similar features as the Uconnect infotainment system does in the Dodge Charger. Organizing and integrating a driver’s smartphone into an easy to navigate system available to use on a touchscreen in the center console. Making and receiving calls, text alerts and replying has never been easier, so drivers can focus on driving rather than using their actual smartphone. SiriusXM Satellite Radio is available for 3 months with purchase.

One great feature is the Teen Driver technology that helps teen drivers gain safe driving habits and a virtual report card is created to gage their safe driving habits. Details like muting the audio in the car until the front seat occupants put on their seat belt are wonderful features for parents or drivers who want to be extra safe. Chevy has a fantastic, updated interior with lots of space, similar in leg room to the Dodge Charger.

Dodge has the incredible Uconnect infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This provides a smooth and sharp experience with the Uconnect touchscreen that has only improved with time. SiriusXM Satellite radio is also available and nifty features like Vehicle Finder, which means you’ll lose your vehicle in a crowded parking lot again. The technology in both vehicles has never been better.

As far as the interior of the Dodge Charger, there’s plenty of comfort and room for owners to feel safe and not at all snug either. Both vehicles are modern vehicles owners will love.

Unique Features

With the 2018 Dodge Charger has optional rear-wheel-drive, which gives a muscle car feel and the optional all-wheel-drive if an owner wants improved handling when road conditions are slippery. Owners will have standard keyless entry, heated mirrors, power mirrors, remote engine start and optional adaptive cruise control and navigation system. Passenger lumbar and heated rear seats are optional for the powerful 2018 Dodge Charger.

Unique features for the 2018 Chevy Impala include 11 Bose speakers with subwoofer and surround sound including a digital media card, CD player that includes MP3 reading and color touchscreen with satellite radio. They also have standard remote start, rear vision camera and 8 inch touchscreen with OnStar Guidance Plan Limited Trial with built-in wi-fi available as well.

Safety + Price

Both vehicles received five-star overall ratings in crash test results and have high ratings across the board from the NHTSA (National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration). Both vehicles are similarly priced. The 2018 Chevrolet Impala starts at $28,770 (plus destination fee) and the 2018 Dodge Charger begins at $28,995 (plus destination fee).

The 2018 Dodge Charger has better horsepower and way more options for owners. However, the choice is yours to decide which vehicle won you over. Visit Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to test drive a new 2018 Dodge Charger. Our professional team will help you get out of your old vehicle and into a new one today!

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