Blog

Get the Most for Your Money by Buying a Used Car


When you need a car, it's time to consider purchasing a used car for your driving needs. You'll be able to afford a better car for the money, and at Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep Fiat we have a wide variety of used cars for you to choose from.

The used vehicles you will discover in our inventory are all priced fairly and inspected for quality and performance. We know that you need a dependable car, and at Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep Fiat we make sure that every vehicle we sell has been carefully examined to ensure…
read more
Categories:

Car Battery Replacement


If your headlights have started getting dimmer, or your horn is seeming a bit quiet, or even if your car has begun taking somewhat longer than normal to start up, then you may be seeing signs that your car's battery could be getting worn out and that you may need a replacement.

It's important to maintain a fully-functional battery, both for being able to start your vehicle as well as being able to run the electrical components of your vehicle. The battery can take a lot of wear over time, and eventually, it will need replacement. Here at…
read more
Categories:

Maintenance Is the Glue That Holds Your Car Together


Maintenance for any vehicle is pivotal for a long life. It's the glue that holds your car together. All cars eventually suffer wear and tear. It's normal for a car to have equipment failure. However, it's also standard for every single car to need scheduled maintenance.

Oil changes are the biggest example of this. Cars need their oil changed at different times. You can consult your owner's manual to find the recommended maintenance schedule. There's typically even a maintenance log so car owners can keep up with maintenance.

Tires may need to be rotated. Parts…
read more
Categories:

Regular oil changes keep your car's engine running

One of the simplest and least expensive ways to keep your car performing to its maximum capabilities is to get regular oil changes. It's common knowledge: Car engines can’t run without oil. Essentially, motor oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle’s engine. At Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep Fiat, we use high-quality oil and check the rest of your car’s fluids to keep your vehicle in top condition.

While using a dipstick will always be a good way to judge your oil levels, many cars now give you an oil life percentage value that you can…

read more
Categories:

Important Travel Tips for Pet Owners

640 × 426
​If you are a pet owner and you intend to purchase a vehicle, one thing you should always keep in mind when selecting your vehicle is “How well will my pet travel with me in this vehicle?” If you deserve the best so does your best friend, so it is extremely important to remember several things when traveling with your animal.

On long road trips, many pet owners forget that their animals need to keep hydrated just as you do. Be sure to keep a bowl for water for your pet. Ensure that your animal is wearing a collar or…
read more
Categories:

Buying a Vehicle in Cash vs. Financing

One important decision that anyone who is looking to buy a vehicle must ponder is whether they want to buy the vehicle outright or do they want to make payments over time on a loan. Both have their advantages. The following is a small look at buying a vehicle versus financing a vehicle.

Buying a vehicle in cash means you are able to get the transaction done in one fell swoop. It is simply buying the vehicle straight up and paying the full price. The good thing here is that the vehicle is paid for. The thing is that if…
read more
Categories:

Inspecting and servicing your brakes is important


Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car. Brakes that don't work properly can lead you have a serious accident. That's why it's very important to take care of your brakes.

You should follow all manufacturer recommended service intervals for your brake system. Typically, you should have your brakes inspected at least once a year, although you may need to have it done sooner if you drive more than 1,000 miles a month. You also should have your brake pads changed when necessary. There are a number of factors that can affect…
read more
Categories:

Why you need to carry GAP insurance

You've heard that your car depreciates significantly the minute you drive it off the lot, so what happens if you get in a major accident soon after you have bought your car and it winds up totaled? If you are financing your car, you could owe more for it than the insurance company will pay you.

A solution to this problem is GAP insurance. GAP stands for guaranteed asset protection. This type of insurance literally covers the "gap" between what you owe on your car and what your insurance company actually says your car is worth.

GAP insurance doesn…
read more
Categories:

Brighten up any drive with the Chrysler Pacifica

Driving the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has many advantages. One of them include perfect viewing spots for an eclipse or star gazing through its panoramic sunfoof. You can easily make this minivan yours by coming to us here at Advantage Dodge Chrysler Jeep.

Come check out all the

read more
Categories: