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New Dodge Charger Pursuit Has Touchscreens for Police Cars

Updated for the 2016 model year, the new Dodge Charger Pursuit offers the largest touchscreens available in a police car.  These touchscreens, which previous Charger Pursuit models lacked, will help increase officer safety and efficiency, while also reducing the amount of space the typical dashboard-mounted computers take up. The traditional dashboard laptop, which is in most police cars, can cause dangers to passengers, thanks to the fact that it protrudes out so far. It can interfere with passenger airbags, and it’s a bigger distraction than a touchscreen because of its size, according to Dodge. The new Charger Pursuit, on the other hand, has a unique expanded version of Dodge’s Uconnect … Continue reading

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Dodge to Significantly Increase Hellcat Production

Fiat Chrysler has announced that it will more than double its production of Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models for the 2016 model year in response to the supercars’ overwhelming demand. “To meet this demand, we are more than doubling our SRT Hellcat production for 2016 and simplifying the process to make it easier for our enthusiasts to get their hands on the hottest muscle cars in history,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US. “In addition, customers with verified sold orders that weren’t built in the 2015 model year will receive special discounted pricing if they re-order in 2016.” A news release states … Continue reading

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Easy-to-Use Uconnect System Gains New Customizable Features

Every year in-car technology gets more and more advanced. The easy-to-use Uconnect system from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is no exception. For the 2016 model year, properly equipped Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram vehicles will gain a variety of new features, including Siri Eyes Free, Do Not Disturb, SiriusXM Tune Start, and more. A Drag and Drop menu bar allows drivers and passengers to personalize their Uconnect experience. With this feature, drivers can drag their favorite apps and frequently used services to the main menu bar for fast and easy access. If you are tired of being interrupted by driving, then the Uconnect’s Do Not Disturb and Reply with Text Message … Continue reading

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Dodge Hellcat Production Increased by 1,000

Dodge never gave us an exact count on how many Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats they were going to build. It wasn’t too long ago that the influx of orders exceeded their supply and they shut down until they can catch up with demand. Now we have a number on how many more Hellcats they’ll produce after they complete the current orders. If you haven’t placed an order for a Hellcat model yet and want to, you better have your four leafed clover, shamrock, and lucky underwear on. Dodge has announced they’re only going to make 1,000 more Hellcats. Engine production, the power behind the Hellcat name, is limited and … Continue reading

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2015 Dodge Charger Wins KBB.com’s Best Resale Value Award

When it comes to vehicles with the best resale value, we usually expect boring-but-excellent cars to be at the top. The Honda Civic, the Toyota Camry, those sort of cars. They’re not that exciting, but they’ll get the job done, and they keep at it for a long time—right? Right. But apparently there’s something even better—a car that gets the job done for a long time and manages to be exciting. Meet the 2015 Dodge Charger, winner of KBB.com’s Best Resale Value award in the full-size car category, edging out tough competitors like the Toyota Avalon and Chevrolet Impala. The Charger is a lesson on versatility. It’s got a new … Continue reading

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A Look Back: 2014 Dodge Highlights

2014 was a busy year in the automotive industry. Dodge in particular was in the news multiple times for various positive stories, all of which we here at Withnell Dodge followed closely. Now the year is coming to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to share our 2014 Dodge highlights with you. Check them out below. SRT Hellcat Models             Beginning in May, Dodge started leaking information about two new performance models that would debut in 2014, starting with the Challenger SRT Hellcat, and following in August with the Charger SRT Hellcat. We quickly discovered that the Hellcat models were capable of producing … Continue reading

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Two Chrysler Engines Recognized on Ward’s 10 Best Engines List

Each year, WardsAuto looks for the best engines in the automotive industry and this year two Chrysler engines landed on the Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for 2015: the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 and the 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V8. This is the second year in a row WardsAuto has honored the EcoDiesel engine and it’s the lone diesel on the list. As for the 707-horsepower Hellcat engine, it is the most powerful engine ever honored by WardsAuto. “These two distinctly different engines represent the wide range of powertrain-engineering expertise and technology at Chrysler Group,” said Bob Lee, Vice President and Head of Engine, Powertrain and Electrified Propulsion Systems Engineering, in a … Continue reading

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2015 Dodge Charger Scores ALG Residual Value Award

Everybody knows that when you purchase a new car, it can depreciate rather quickly—some cars more than others. But, if you buy the new 2015 Dodge Charger, it will retain its value longer than most. The Charger just received a 2015 ALG Residual Value Award in the Fullsize Car segment because it is predicted to retain the highest percentage of its original purchase price after three years. “We’ve seen some amazing used market retention from the Charger over the years, and buyers clearly love its unique execution,” said Larry Dominique, President of ALG, in a statement. “With the improvements Dodge has baked in for 2015, it should continue to lead … Continue reading

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