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Get Ready for the Season with New Winter Tire and Wheel Packages

Get Ready for the Season with New Winter Tire and Wheel Packages With winter coming around you might be looking to equip your ride with a set of wheels that can handle the harsher conditions. Mopar is making that easier for all of our customers at Withnell Dodge by offering all-new winter tire and wheel packages including winter tire, steel rim, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The packages will be available for FCA US vehicles including the Dodge Caravan and Dodge Charger (both AWD and RWD). They are delivered mounted and balanced, so all you need to do is order and pop in at the dealership for easy installation. We’ll … Continue reading

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New Star Wars Ad Asks You to Join the Dodge Side

The new Star Wars film is about to release around the world, and perhaps nobody is more excited than the guys at Dodge. Just check out this awesome new ad they came up with. Titled “The Force Gathers,” the ad shows off a huge lineup of its most popular vehicles, including the Challenger SRT Hellcat, Charger SRT Hellcat, Grand Caravan, Journey, and Dart, all available at Withnell Dodge. Each car in the ad was painted white, which when combined with the black grille gives them an uncanny resemblance to the white-and-black Stormtroopers of the beloved franchise. At the helm of the large procession is a black Dodge Viper SRT, who … Continue reading

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#RamHuntsHunger Campaign Enlisting Ram Truck Owners to Fight Hunger

It’s not hard to see the connection between Ram Trucks and an outdoors lifestyle. The trucks are made to be the most capable and rugged trucks on the road, the kind of trucks that can effortlessly get you anywhere you want to go. So it’s no surprise that the company has recently initiated a campaign to celebrate the outdoors lifestyle, and also to call attention to a “current movement among hunters to assist with hunger issues in their communities.” The #RamHuntsHunger initiative has partnered with Farmers And Hunters Feeding The Hungry (FHFH) to help to feed the hungry in America. The organization “oversees a national network of meat processors and … Continue reading

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Easy Strategies To Improve Your Commute

A recent article in Psychology Today called attention to a study done in Switzerland that psychologically analyzed the stress of commuting. The conclusion of the study was that commuting is “stress that doesn’t pay,” because we don’t connect it with a reward like other types of stress. In other words, it never feels worth the trouble, unlike the stresses of a job or a relationship. To help you deal with this stress, we’ve compiled a few strategies to improve your commute… Dr. Marlynn Wei suggests that you avoid paying attention to the “details” of your commute. That means beyond taking an alternative route, or doing things that can actually change … Continue reading

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Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again for costumes and candy! That’s right, Halloween and trick or treating. It is a great time for kids of all ages to go out and have some fun dressed up like something they choose. However, we want to be sure that you all are safe out there. Be sure to follow these trick or treating safety tips: Be sure your route is safe and you know the area. Many people like to drive to different areas thinking children will get better candy or have more fun. This can be done, but only if you do it safely. Inform children to bring their entire candy … Continue reading

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat Impresses Europe

The European car market is a little different than what we’re used to here in the United States. For the most part, Europeans tend to buy higher-end models, like Porsche and high tier BMWs as opposed to American muscle. Exotic cars like Lamborghini and Ferrari are rare in the States but common in Europe. Most of the reasoning behind the lack of muscle on European roadways has to do with availability. Still, you can imagine what happened when a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat turned up at a Vmax 200 event. Common attendees include McLaren, Ferrari, and Lamborghini so you can imagine the scoffs when this piece of American muscle showed … Continue reading

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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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Fluids Your Car Needs

There are several fluids your car needs to run smoothly, and keeping a close eye on them can help extend the life of your car and its parts. Here are some of the most important fluids in your car and what they do: Engine oil. The biggest one is your engine oil. The engine oil might leak a little or start to run low depending on the age of your car and how much you use it, so it’s a good idea to regularly check the levels between complete oil changes at your dealership or mechanic. Transmission fluid. Transmission fluid makes your gears turn smoothly. Transmission oil shouldn’t get low, … Continue reading

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How Low Should You Let Your Gas Tank Fall

We are all guilty of playing the “gas light game” at one time or another. What does that mean? It means you let your gas run so low that you aren’t quite sure if you will make it to the pump. But, what is that really costing you? Experts say that you should consider your fuel gauge to be an estimate on how much gas you actually have left. What this means is that car gauges rely on a variety of factors such as the driving style or your car’s fuel economy. It can also damage your car if you let the gas tank run really low, and also cost you … 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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