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Look at all the Safety Features in a Dodge Charger

If you’re in the market for a car built with cutting-edge technology, a stunning appearance, and great performance, you’ll love everything about the Dodge Charger. The new Dodge Charger is a popular performance sedan. Stop at Weir Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and speak with our trained staff about this great car.

Two popular safety features in the Dodge Charger are the rain-sensing wipers and the advanced airbag system. The Charger’s windshield wipers activate themselves at the first sign of moisture on your windshield and pick up or decrease speed as needed.

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Do You Want to Know More About the 2018 Ram 3500’s Durability Features?

Are you in the market for a heavy-duty pickup truck that comes with numerous durability features? If you are, the 2018 Ram 3500 is an ideal match. The heavy-duty Ram comes with best-in-class durability capabilities that increase efficiency and performance. To find out more about the 2018 Ram 3500, we suggest that you read our summary of a few notable durability features included with the model.

A 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel I6 engine powers the Ram 3500. The engine's oil only needs to be serviced every 15,000 miles, which is best-in-class for oil change intervals.

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Capability Features of the New Ram 1500

Wondering why the Ram 1500 is constantly on the list of top light-duty trucks? Today we will dig into some of the capability features that are getting a lot of attention.

The towing package that makes up the new Ram 1500 makes hauling a load a breeze. Hill-Start Assist technology move recognizes an incline and works the engine at just the right speed to keep the load moving along easily. The integrated hitch is simple to operate and gives any driver the opportunity to connect to a trailer in seconds.

The new Ram 1500 also has Active-Level suspension, automatically leveling…

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Does the 2018 Dodge Durango include video capability?

”Are we there yet?” This question has resonated from the backseat of vehicles since the invention of the automobile. The driver of a vehicle is occupied, so time flies as they concentrate on what is important—getting there safely. Passengers, on the other hand, get easily bored, especially children in the backseat. Modern engineers address this potentially diverting problem for the driver with entertainment systems for those riding along.

In the 2018 Dodge Durango, engineers attached two nine-inch video screens to the back of the front seats.

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Why Do Extreme Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

In extremely cold weather, the fluids in the battery can freeze. In extreme heat, those fluids can evaporate, both leaving the battery in a weakened state. Testing the battery is easy. To get started, the vehicle needs to be turned off and the lights as well. Look closely at the battery terminals; they need to be clear of corrosion to get an accurate reading.

Use a wire brush to get the corrosion off easily. The voltmeter will be needed to get an accurate reading, and it is simply comprised of a black and red cable, black negative and red positive…

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What is the Advantage of Plastic Headlights?

Most modern vehicles use plastic headlights. The plastic consists of a polycarbonate blend that is scratch resistant and solid enough to endure the travails of high-speed travel. The air through which you drive is not debris and particle free. Indeed, driving a vehicle is a practice of enduring small, but consistent, impacts. Your headlights, placed as they are at the head of the vehicle, endure impacts every second of the drive.

The largest advantage of plastic headlights is found in their weight. Along with new mileage regulations came the necessity of shedding as much weight...

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Which Warranty Meets Your Needs?

Warranties are a great way to make sure your new vehicle is protected, but which type of warranty is right for you? Here at Weir Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we understand that every situation is different and we strive to provide you with the information needed to make an informed decision.

Bumper-to-bumper warranties are comprehensive warranties that cover almost every part of a vehicle. Body panels, windshields, interior trim, and tires are often excluded from bumper-to-bumper warranties. Because these warranties cover more than other available types of warranties...

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Getting Ready for Your First Tow?

When planning your first tow, there are a number of factors to check to ensure it's a safe one. Whether it's your vehicle's towing capacity or your hitch's weight rating, you'll need to make sure you're able to tow the load you have planned.

The first step is to find out how much the load weighs, then you can determine if your vehicle can handle it. Even if your vehicle's powertrain has enough horsepower, you'll want to make sure your hitch can support the load, too. You'll also want to secure…

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What is the Purpose of a Differential?

The differential in a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle provides the rear wheels with the ability to maneuver at different speeds. In this configuration, the rear wheels are the power that pushes the car forward.

The differential’s mechanical artistry kicks in when you guide your vehicle around a corner. For instance, you are making a right turn. The wheels on the right are going to be considered the inside wheels, and those on the left will be the outside. As the wheels closest to the turn, the inside wheels have the advantage of moving slower and traveling a shorter distance than…

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Find Your New Ram 1500 Big Horn in New Athens Today!

Each of our sales associates knows what a quality pickup truck is, and the Ram 1500 Big Horn has got what it takes. The Big Horn trim provides enhanced flexibility for the passengers and the power that you need for hauling and towing.

The Ram 1500 Big Horn seats up to six passengers, meeting a variety of needs. It offers plenty of leg room, and the bed measures 67 to 76 inches, depending on whether you choose regular or extended-length.

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