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One of the Fastest Cars for the Money is the 2018 Dodge Charger R/T

There is nothing quite like the thrill of driving a fast car. That speed usually comes with a big price tag. However, if you are looking for speed on a budget, you are in luck. U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2018 list of the Fastest Cars for the Money and the 2018 Dodge Charger R/T earned a prime spot. This thrilling vehicle can satisfy both your heart and your head without draining your bank account. It comes with the practicality of a four-door sedan, but with a powerful 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 under the hood. That engine sends 370 horsepower through an eight-speed automatic transmission to the rear … Continue reading

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Ram Introduces Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition

The 144th annual Kentucky Derby happened this past Saturday, May 5th. In honor of being the celebrated “official truck” of Churchill Downs® and the derby itself for nine years in a row, Ram debuted a new special limited edition model of the Ram 1500. The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Kentucky Derby Edition honors the event with a number of exclusive features, including the phrase “Run for the Roses” imprinted on its fenders. Other upgrades and cosmetic touches found of the Limited Kentucky Derby Edition include a 12-inch touchscreen for the Uconnect ® audio system, a leather- and wood-trimmed interior, power-retracing running boards, and a four-corner auto-leveling air suspension. Plus, … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel Tips

Traveling during the holidays isn’t something most people look forward to, but it’s a necessity for many to get together with their loved ones for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Large crowds and delays can be a major cause for stress, so check out these holiday travel tips to streamline your travel experience in the coming weeks. Avoid Crowds Did you know that you can likely avoid the massive holiday crowds and delays that come with them? Do your best to fly early in the morning or late at night when most people are at home or work. An early morning flight can mean the difference between leaving on time and a … Continue reading

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Where to Drive Your New Dodge in Salem, Oregon

Oregon is one of the most scenic areas in the entire United States, and there’s really no better place to take your Dodge for a relaxing road trip. Here are some of the best drives that you can take in Salem.   Pacific Coast Scenic Byway One of the most famous routes in the country, this road stretches all along the coast of Oregon, providing some of the most stunning views found in America.   Over the River and Through the Woods Scenic Byway The name says it all here. This route takes you through some of Oregon’s most beautiful rivers, mountains, and forests.   Quartzville Road Back Country Byway … Continue reading

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New Car Care Tips

So you’ve finally got around to purchasing that vehicle that you’ve had your eyes on. Congratulations! A new vehicle is certainly something to be proud of. However, that pride can soon start to crumble if you don’t take care of your new vehicle. Improper maintenance and care can quickly add up to a less than desirable vehicle. In order to keep the quality of your new car high, take heed of these new car care tips! Wash Your Car You are probably proud of the way that your car looks. You bought it after all! However, dust and dirt can soon make the exterior of your vehicle look less than … Continue reading

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5 July Events in Oregon

Summer is the most exciting time of the year, and the most exciting month of summer is definitely July! Here in Oregon, there are several events happening in July that you will definitely want to be a part of. Be sure to check out these 5 July events in Oregon. Portland Vintage Racing Festival (July 7-10) We might be a little biased due to our love of cars, but one of our favorite Oregon summer events is the Portland Vintage Racing Festival. During the festival, dozens of classic sports cars will be put on display. Race Across Oregon (July 15-17) Race Across Oregon is a great way to get some … Continue reading

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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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