Production Completed on the First Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

September 19th, 2017 by

It’s finally here, ladies and gentlemen! The first unit of the most anticipated car of the year, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, has rolled off the assembly line.  Confirmed by a spokesperson for Fiat Chrysler Automobile, the customer-intended Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was completed in mid-September. While certain exterior details remain unknown, it is…

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Durango SRT Included on WardsAuto’s 10 Best User Experience List

September 15th, 2017 by
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The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT isn’t just a fast and powerful SUV, but it is also user friendly, according to WardsAuto. Known as one of the top voices in the automotive industry, WardsAuto publishes a variety of annual lists ranking vehicles and the new Dodge Durango SRT was named to WardsAuto’s 10 Best User Experience…

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Leasing and Financing, Which is For You?

September 8th, 2017 by
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Typically consumers are fairly set in their ways when it comes to leasing or financing, they are diehard lease or diehard finance. Part of that is personal preference, but some of that is because consumers stick with financing vehicles because they don’t understand all of the differences between financing and leasing. Financing Financing a vehicle…

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3 Most Popular Protection Products To Consider When Financing or Leasing

September 1st, 2017 by

A lot of shoppers think after they have chosen the car they want to buy, they’ve reached the light at the end of the tunnel in terms of decision making. Not so fast. After a shopper finally decides the vehicle they want to buy or lease, there are a lot of other products, which are…

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New Harvest Edition Trucks Coming to Ram Truck Lineup

August 31st, 2017 by

To remind farmers that Ram trucks are built for people in the agriculture industry, Ram has partnered up with subsidiaries of CNH Industrial to create Harvest Edition trucks, and they are trucks that match the colors of tractor equipment and have other unique features for farmers. Harvest Edition Ram trucks will be available in Case…

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Tire Repair Kits: What You Need to Know

August 25th, 2017 by

It’s pouring rain outside, you’re already late to work and traffic is a disaster! Then that’s when it happens.. The worst imaginable: POP! There goes your tire. You stop to inspect the tires and there it is … the nail. “No big deal, I have a spare!” You say to yourself. However, when you reach…

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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Red Key v. Black Key

August 24th, 2017 by

It’s no secret that the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is a monster of a car. Powered by a supercharged HEMI engine that delivers 707 horsepower and  650 lb-ft of torque, this baby was built for speed. But that raw speed also means that Dodge had to add some extra safety measures to better ensure not…

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Light Duty Truck Comparison: Ram 1500 v. Chevy Silverado

August 22nd, 2017 by

With all the different options of trucks out there, it’s could be hard for buyers to find the one that fits their lifestyle perfectly. Two of the best light duty truck options available are the Ram 1500 and the Chevy Silverado 1500, here’s a look at their differences. Features Ram 1500 Buyers have the option…

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Ram 1500: Crew Cab, Regular Cab and Quad Cab

August 19th, 2017 by

Pickup trucks are one of the most customizable types of vehicles. There are options for different truck sizes, different engine sizes, different types of engines, various lengths of truck beds as well as various cabin sizes.  While regular cab and crew cab are two different truck cabin sizes that are used by Ram and several…

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Dodge Grand Caravan: Perfect for Tailgating Season

August 18th, 2017 by

With football season just around the corner, tailgating is probably the most important part of team spirit. Games, food and drinks get everyone amped up for the big game. However, nothing is better than having a vehicle to bring all of the equipment and the tailgating crew and the Dodge Grand Caravan, a minivan, has…

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Original ‘71/’72 Dodge Demon v. New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

August 15th, 2017 by

Since the unveiling of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon back in April, anticipation has been building to see the new models at dealership lots. In addition to it being the only street legal drag racing car, the Challenger SRT Demon has a crazy powerful engine and some pretty impressive track times to go with…

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FCA Resumes Ram 1500 Diesel Production

August 14th, 2017 by

After about a year, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has resumed production of diesel-powered Ram 1500 pickups trucks and that makes the truck community pretty happy because diesel trucks offer two things truck buyers crave: torque and fuel efficiency. Fuel Economy In the simplest of terms, diesel fuel burns more efficiently than gasoline, so diesel engines are…

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Ram Crew Cab is One of the Most Customizable Ram Trucks

August 3rd, 2017 by

Looking for a truck with a lot of interior space? Of the three cab sizes on Ram’s light duty truck lineup, the crew cab is the most spacious, and it’s available with plenty of customizable options. Spacious Interior The crew cab has seating for six passengers and there is 41 inches of legroom for front…

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Dodge Models Lead in J.D. Power APEAL and Strategic Vision TQI

July 28th, 2017 by

Stacking up the awards this year, Dodge just earned a few more top spots in the J.D. Power APEAL Study as well as the Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact report. J.D. Power APEAL Study For the fifth time in seven years the Dodge Challenger ranked highest in the Midsize Sporty Car segment in the J.D….

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Dodge Charger: Hot Pursuit

July 27th, 2017 by

While being one of the most pursued vehicles for US law enforcement agencies, the Charger Pursuit also serves and protects the community and officers alike. One of the most important safety features included with this vehicle is the “Officer Protection Package”. The package is no cost to law enforcement agencies and it uses rear view…

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Want to Buy a Truck With Options? Get a Ram 1500 Express

July 25th, 2017 by

There are several Ram 1500 trims and one of the most popular is the Ram 1500 Express. Known for affordability and practicality, the Ram 1500 Express has all of the essential features drivers need and want. The Ram 1500 Express is available as a crew, quad or regular cab and with a 6’4” bed length….

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Dodge Viper and Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Face Off

July 21st, 2017 by

Before America bids adieu to the Viper this year, some people wanted to know which of Dodge’s best two performance cars would be the best? Would it be the Dodge Viper, a compact aerodynamic sports car or would it be the most powerful American muscle car available, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat? Engine Though the Viper…

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: The Starting Line

July 20th, 2017 by

So let’s be real: The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a very, very fast car. On top of the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 840 horsepower and 770 lb-ft of torque, the Challenger SRT Demon can go from 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds and it is capable of running a quarter-mile in 9.65…

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One Reason Diesel Engines Produce More Torque Than Gas Engine

July 18th, 2017 by

Many people in the truck world know that diesel engines produce more torque than gasoline engines and that is the reason consumers that need a truck for heavy duty towing buy diesel trucks, but a lot of people don’t know why diesel engines produce more torque. So we’re going to explain one reason and compare the differences…

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Ram Q Pro Certification has Expanded to All Commercial Vehicles

July 15th, 2017 by

We talked about the Q Pro Certification in the past, and now it is important to mention again as the feature has been expanded. As a quick reminder, the Q Pro Certification is a new qualification for upfitter companies to certify their product with Ram. This process is done by Ram engineers to make recommendations and/or approve…

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(Cautiously) Gear Up for the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, It’s Built for Speed

July 12th, 2017 by

840 horsepower under the hood is no joke, so to try to ensure all future owners of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon are safe on the road, Dodge is requiring that all buyers sign a waiver. It’s probably a first for the industry, but that would just be one of the many “firsts” that has…

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Durango Lineup Upgrades Coming for 2018 Model Year

July 7th, 2017 by

In another effort to step up their lineup, Dodge made the announcement that they will be adding new features to all of the Durango trims for the 2018 model year. Remember the debut of the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT model at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show? The new model is the most powerful Durango model…

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Ram Enhances Luxury Truck Options with New Limited Tungsten Edition

July 3rd, 2017 by

After the exciting news about Ram’s excellent J.D. Power IQS ratings, Ram also announced the addition of a new luxury truck to their light- and heavy-duty lineup, the Ram Limited Tungsten Edition. The new trim enhances the luxury of what was Ram’s most high-end trim, the Limited, with lots of leather, plenty of details, Tungsten…

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FCA Grabs Rights to “Cuda,” We’re Hoping Dodge Brings It Back

June 29th, 2017 by

In 2015, FCA filed for rights for the name “Barracuda” and just weeks ago, FCA filed for rights for the name “Cuda,” so that could mean Dodge has plans to remake the Plymouth Barracuda. The idea isn’t too far fetched as Dodge has been quite nostalgic lately. In 2017, Dodge brought back two former models…

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New Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Just Announced

June 28th, 2017 by
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Dodge recently announced another exciting change to the Challenger lineup. This fall, Dodge will add the Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, which has a 3.5-inch wider rear design, to the Challenger lineup. Inspired by the wider fender flares on the all-new 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody with its wider rear…

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Ram Brand Does Excellent in 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

June 27th, 2017 by

Results of the 2017 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) were released and Ram ranks fourth out of 33 brands. In comparison to the 2016 J.D Power IQS results, this year Ram’s IQS score improved 28 points and the categories Ram received the highest marks are overall design quality, features and accessories interior design quality…

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Meet the Infotainment System of Dodge, Ram and Other FCA Brands

June 21st, 2017 by

Car tech and built-in infotainment systems are two of the most desired car features among Millennials and Baby Boomers and over the years, FCA has built it’s own infotainment system, Uconnect, and it offers consumers all the latest tech in the auto industry. As the name implies, Uconnect, is an infotainment system to keep car…

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#FBF: Original Ram Trucks and Ram Trucks Today

June 20th, 2017 by

It’s #FBF  (Flash Back Friday) and we’re taking a look at the first Ram trucks and what Ram trucks are today. It is really cool to see how these pickups have grown. First Ram Truck Ram trucks have been built by Dodge since 1927. From 1927-1928 Dodge trucks were actually sold under the Graham name,…

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Cummins Is Going Electric and Not Ditching Diesel

June 19th, 2017 by

Cummins, known for their long lasting durable diesel engines, recently announced they will be adding a fully electric engine to their engine lineup in 2019 or 2020. Cummins will still be producing diesel engines and has no plans to stop, but they are also looking to diversify their products and keep up with future technology….

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Gift Ideas For This Father’s Day

June 15th, 2017 by
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What can one really do for Father’s Day? How can we say thanks to the man that helped raise us? Well, for one thing, making his daily life a little easier would be nice. Most likely he owns a car, SUV, or truck. Why not start with getting Dad a better ride? We’re not saying…

Heavy Duty Battle: Ram 3500 vs. Ford F-350

June 11th, 2017 by

There are many benefits to a heavy duty truck like the Ram 3500 of Ford F-350. Heavy duty pickups have larger engines, haul more, have enhanced transmissions and they can be used for commercial jobs (boating companies, lawn services, etc.). With that being said, if you know you need a heavy duty pickup due to…

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Ram Grabs Number Two Spot Third Month in a Row

June 6th, 2017 by
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So have you heard the good news for Ram pickup trucks? No? Well here’s the scoop: Ram is climbing the ladder of top dogs in the pickup industry. The top three, in order, were Ford, Chevrolet, and Ram. For the past few years, the Chevrolet Silverado has held the number two spot, and continued to…

Popular Features To Consider When Buying Your New Ram Truck

June 2nd, 2017 by
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Starting to shop for a new truck? Have you checked out Ram trucks? Since the 1940s Ram has specialized in trucks and their current lineup has plenty of options to help buyers get what they need, want and then some. If you are on the market for a new Ram model, here are some of…

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Increase Your Performance Car’s Horsepower with These Engine Mods

May 25th, 2017 by
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Whether you have a classic Dodge Charger or the newest Dodge Charger chances are you bought it for two reasons- its look and its power. Without a doubt, the Charger’s style through the years is unmistakable and it has always been equipped with a variety of fierce engines. However, some people’s need for power is…

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Just Released: Dodge SRT Demon Pricing News from Factory

May 25th, 2017 by
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Guesses about the cost of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon were all over the place. $100,000, $75,000, $95,000!? But now we know how much it will cost you to get the new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon! FCA announced that the MSRP of the Dodge Demon will be $84,995 (including $1,700 gas guzzler tax,…

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National Heat Awareness Day Reminds Us To Be Smart in The Heat

May 23rd, 2017 by
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May 24 is National Heat Awareness Day and the day serves as a reminder to Floridians that the sun’s heat is powerful and if not careful, the sun can be too much for someone to take, and unfortunately we’re not just talking about sun burns. Each year, people leave children and animals in cars and…

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The Upcoming Dodge Durango SRT vs the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

May 19th, 2017 by
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The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT are fast performance SUVs engineered by FCA (Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles). If you are wondering what the differences are between these two SRT SUVs and which one is the best option for you, read on. Performance Features and Specs Both SRT models are equipped with the 6.4-liter…

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Prevent Pet Mess in Your Car or Truck

May 17th, 2017 by
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A lot of dogs love going for a ride in a car or truck, but that doesn’t mean we all like the mess that can come along with it. Hair and drool on the seats, dirty windows from a wet nose and a possible accident are all risks we take when a dog gets in…

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3 Locations in Florida to Test Out Your Ram Truck in the Mud

May 17th, 2017 by
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Ready to test your truck in the mud? How about see how it handles some tricky obstacles? Whether you have the off-roading Ram Power Wagon or Ram 1500 Rebel or a stock Ram 1500, it’s springtime in Florida and that means the weather is great, so it’s time to get out and enjoy the mud….

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Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby and Trainer Todd Pletcher Wins a Ram Truck

May 12th, 2017 by
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Every year, Churchill Downs in Kentucky hosts the Kentucky Derby and for the last eight years, Ram has been the “Official Truck” of the horse track and the Kentucky Derby. At this year’s race, Ram also gave the trainer of the winning horse a special-edition Ram truck. The winner of this year’s race was Always…

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Make Your Road Trip Nothing but Easy With these Five Items

May 10th, 2017 by
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Planning a long road trip? Road trips can be so much fun, but if you aren’t prepared they can also be stressful. Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! After reading our guide of things worth investing in before going on a road trip, you will be all set. Drive on! Snacks, drinks, and a cooler….

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Your Need for Speed is Fufilled with Dodge and SRT

May 5th, 2017 by
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Last week we talked about the cool opportunity for all buyers of a new SRT vehicle to get a free one-day SRT High Performance Driving Class at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Now, we’re going to talk more about the performance models SRT produces and all of the power that comes with…

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Dodge Grand Caravan is the Perfect Vehicle for Bands

May 3rd, 2017 by
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If you are a new band trying to make its way in the music industry, there are three things that are always on your mind, music, money, shows. While University Dodge can’t help your band with music, one of our Dodge Grand Caravan models can help you with the other two things – saving money…

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Vin Diesel Partners with Dodge and SRT for New Campaign

May 2nd, 2017 by
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Since 2001, “Fast & Furious” franchise and the movie’s lead actor, Vin Diesel, have become quite popular among car enthusiasts, so the new partnership and campaign between Diesel and Dodge and SRT is not only awesome, but extremely fitting. The new Diesel, Dodge and SRT campaign comes only a few weeks after the debut of…

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Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Riddles Revealed — With A Lot of Help!

April 26th, 2017 by
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Throughout the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon’s If You Know, You Know campaign, Dodge had the internet and social media going crazy. Not only was it due to excitement and curiousity, but also because people really wanted to solve the riddles Dodge revealed throughout weeks of teaser videos. But unless you are a SERIOUS gearhead or…

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High Performance Driving School for SRT Vehicles at Bob Bondurant School

April 25th, 2017 by
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When the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was released, you may have heard that buyers of the new vehicle receive complimentary admission to driving instruction at a high performance driving school, and that is true, but we also wanted to let everyone know the same offer is also available to owners of all new Dodge/SRT vehicles….

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Summers Coming, Get a Ram Truck to Tow Your Water Toys

April 21st, 2017 by
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Spring is here and summer is coming and in South Florida that means get ready to get into the water on a boat or waverunner because the sand is going to get too hot! Since people typically don’t keep small boats and waverunners at a marina, chances are you are going to need a truck…

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Pennzoil Makes Awesome Viper Farewell Video

April 18th, 2017 by
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To say “goodbye” to the legendary Dodge Viper (2017 is the last year) Pennzoil created a video highlighting all of the things were going to miss — speed, agility, superior handling, style and power.   Wearing a license plate with the message “V8EATR,” we’re reminded that the Viper has an 8.4-liter V10 engine that would…

Ram Makes Color Palette Bolder with New Bright Hues

April 17th, 2017 by
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The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon pretty much owned the New York International Auto Show, but Ram brought something for spectators to enjoy, too. Rather than bold engines, Ram brought bold colors like a vibrant blue pickup and a bright green truck to the light-duty Ram 1500 lineup. Coming to dealerships in May 2017 are the…

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is 840HP of Pure Muscle

April 12th, 2017 by
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On April 11, Dodge finally released all of the details on their latest project, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and, WOW. No longer is it the “if you know, you know” campaign, now it is we all know and we are all impressed. The carefully crafted 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon produces 840 horsepower…

University Ram Had a Blast at Tortuga Music Festival!

April 10th, 2017 by
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University Ram had such a good time at the 2017 Tortuga Music Festival. The weather was absolutely beautiful on all three days and the music and people were great. We had a fun time getting to know everyone who came by our tent and we still haven’t finished reading all of the music lyrics left…

Recap of New Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Teasers and Info!

April 7th, 2017 by
dodge demon at university dodge

Since we announced Dodge’s plans to resurrect the Dodge Challenger Demon, Dodge has revealed a lot more news and the new model definitely has our attention. The more we learn, the more it seems that the SRT Hellcat may become the second fastest two-door muscle car in the world. So far Dodge has released nine…

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Maximizing 485 Horses with Brembo, Pirelli and Slingshot Wheels

April 7th, 2017 by
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Dodge just made it easier for Scat Pack models to pack a harder punch with the new Dynamics Package. All three Scat Pack models (Challenger R/T Scat Pack, Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker and Charger R/T Scat Pack) can now be upgraded with a few different components that were once only available on SRT…

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Ram Expands Upfit Configurator to Heavy Duty Lineup

April 4th, 2017 by
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When it comes to the heavy duty jobs that can snap a truck in half, Ram Commercial puts the Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City to the test. Designed to work with upfits for any occasion, a mobile office or just some better organization for the work site, the bigger the vehicle, the easier to outfit…

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Tips and Advice About Driving to a Music Festival

March 31st, 2017 by
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We can’t wait to be at this year’s Tortuga Music Festival, the nation’s largest music festival on the beach. For three days Fort Lauderdale Beach will be host the biggest country music stars and everyone is there to have a good time. But, driving to any big music festival can be a little tricky. To…

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Dodge Grand Caravan is a Tough Competitor in the Minivan Segment

March 29th, 2017 by
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Between the Chrysler Pacifica and the Dodge Grand Caravan, FCA is currently dominating the minivan segment. While the Chrysler Pacifica might seem like the ‘hotter best friend” the Dodge Grand Caravan gives the Pacifica a run for its money. Sure, the Grand Caravan isn’t available as a hybrid minivan like the Pacifica Hybrid, but aside…

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Perfect Your Ride to Riding the Waves

March 28th, 2017 by
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Trucks to surfers is like whipped cream to pie, not required, but it makes the experience much sweeter. Truck beds make it easy to transport boards to the water and keep sand out and the interior of a vehicle dry. Wet clothes or a wet suit? No worries, put it in the truck bed. Heading…

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Do You Know What To Do In Case Your Are In a Sinking Vehicle?

March 23rd, 2017 by
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What’s worse than crashing into water in a car? Not knowing how to get out of the car in the water! Of course no one wants to imagine themselves fighting for their life in a sinking car, but not knowing what to do will make the situation so much worse. In the event you find…

Summer Trips are a Breeze with the Dodge Grand Caravan

March 17th, 2017 by
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Invest in fun this summer and get yourself and your family a new Dodge Grand Caravan. It is the perfect vehicle for road trips, sports practice, finally getting all of the supplies to complete this summer’s landscaping project, and enough towing power to bring a set of kayaks or jet skis to the water. But…

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Recap of New Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Teasers and Info!

March 16th, 2017 by
University Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Since we announced Dodge’s plans to resurrect the Dodge Challenger Demon, Dodge has revealed a lot more news and the new model definitely has our attention. The more we learn, the more it seems that the SRT Hellcat may become the second fastest two-door muscle car in the world. So far Dodge has released nine…

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Love the Water? Ram Trucks and Vans Are Perfect for Beach Lovers

March 13th, 2017 by
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University Ram is proud to announce that we are the exclusive automotive partner of 2017 Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival. We had a great time serving a Thanksgiving meal at a fire station with Easton Corbin in November and we couldn’t resist the opportunity to get close to country music again at Tortuga. And…

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Daylight Saving Time, Stay Safe on the Road with Seeing Machines

March 9th, 2017 by
Drowsy Driving daylight savings

Daylight saving time is here again and on Sunday the clocks will be moved one hour forward. That one hour makes a difference to a person’s sleep patterns and that can lead to people driving to work drowsy, and that is dangerous. A study conducted in New Zealand showed the harms of driving while drowsy….

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Dodge Charger Pursuit and The New Officer Protection Package

March 8th, 2017 by
Dodge pursuit protection package

The Dodge Charger Pursuit is an exclusive Dodge vehicle that is specifically built (and only available) for law enforcement. The vehicle is designed to not only protect officers, but also prove needed and easy-to-use technology like a 12.1-inch touchscreen. To further protect the men and women in blue, Dodge now offers an “Officer Protection Package,”…

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University Dodge is a 2017 Edmunds Five Star Dealer Award Winner

March 3rd, 2017 by
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University Dodge is proud to announce that we are a 2017 Edmunds Five Star Dealer Award winner for the second year in a row! Customer service is our top priority and this award acknowledges our hard work. The Five Star Dealer Award is given to dealerships who provide a pleasant car shopping and car buying…

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2017 Dodge Challenger vs. Ford Mustang – Performance Specs

March 2nd, 2017 by
Dodge Challenger vs Ford Mustang

The Dodge Challenger and Ford Mustang have gone head-to-head since the muscle car era in the ‘70s. Both models have a loyal fan base and hold impressive records, however, when you compare the two 2017 models there is a clear winner. Spoiler alert: it’s the Challenger. Don’t believe us? Check it out. When it comes…

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Dually Truck vs. Non-Dually Truck – Pros and Cons of Each

February 28th, 2017 by
Ram truck dually vs. non-dually

Dually trucks and non-dually trucks are different in that they have different capabilities and purposes. The most obvious difference between the truck models are the dual rear wheels that a dually has versus the typical single rear wheels that a standard pickup truck has. The extra set of wheels gives a dually advantages and disadvantages….

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Annual Orange Blossom Festival and Rodeo is Back for 80th Year!

February 24th, 2017 by
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The 80th Annual Orange Blossom Festival is back in Davie this weekend and you don’t want to miss it! As always, the Orange Blossom Festival is taking place at places around Davie, including the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (aka Cowboy town!). Though there are a number of events scheduled over the next three days, the main…

Ram Adds More Black Options to Lineup Along with New Copper Hue

February 24th, 2017 by
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At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Ram unveiled two appearance packages being added to their truck lineup. Joining the Ignition Orange 2017 Ram 1500 Sport, which was added to the lineup this year, is a limited edition 2017 Ram 1500 Copper Sport. Ram is also expanding the number of factory black options with a new…

Ram Chassis Cab Lineup, a Customizable Heavy-Duty Lineup

February 21st, 2017 by
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The Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City are two of Ram commercial models, but Ram also makes trucks for commercial purposes as well. The Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 models are all considered heavy duty work trucks and they are available as chassis cab trucks. Chassis cab trucks are trucks that don’t have a truck bed…

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Save Business Capital with Ram Truck Van Tax Incentives

February 17th, 2017 by
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It’s tax season and that means a lot of different things for everyone. Stress, payments, confusion. Well, it can also mean something good, if your business needs a truck or a van.  Current tax regulations may allow buyers and business owners to expense up to 100% of their truck purchase(s) during the first year of…

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Dodge Spices Up Lineup with New Mopar ‘17 Dodge Challenger

February 16th, 2017 by
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Dodge likes to spice up their traditional lineups with color and functionality with limited edition and special edition models and they just added more flavor to an already hot pot. Take a look at the new limited-edition Mopar ‘17 Dodge Challenger, which was just unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show. Mopar ‘17 Dodge Challenger Alongside…

Valentine’s Day with the Most Loved Dodge Models

February 14th, 2017 by
Most loved Dodge vehicles

It’s Valentine’s Day, so everyone’s got love on their minds and lucky for us, Dodge is easy to love. The Dodge Durango, Dodge Charger and the Dodge Challenger were all named “Most Loved” in their class according to Strategic Vision. Dodge Challenger Named “Most Loved Specialty Coupe,” owners love the Challenger because they make it…

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New Dodge Durango SRT Adds Even More Power to a Strong Lineup

February 9th, 2017 by
Dodge Durango SRT

Last year Dodge retired the Dodge Viper and this year Dodge and SRT have been busy adding new performance models to their lineup. Since the start of 2017, there has been news of the new Challenger SRT Demon and Dodge just announced the addition of the Durango SRT. So what’s the new beast like? The…

Winch It With New Electronic 12,000-lb. Winch on the 2017 Ram Power Wagon

February 8th, 2017 by
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Helpful, efficient and fun. In a new string of funny infomercial-like videos, the Winch It Brothers show off the capabilities of the new 12,000-pound winch on the new 2017 Ram Power Wagon. Unlike traditional winches that connect a truck to an object with a cable and then use the truck’s push or pulling power to…

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Configurations and Upfits on the Ram ProMaster City

February 7th, 2017 by
ProMaster City options

Ram has been a top choice for business owners for quite some time. Not only does Ram make trucks that are strong enough for some of the toughest jobs, but their lineup of cargo vans and available van configurations are exceptional. To help potential buyers figure out which van is right for them, Ram provides…

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Celebrating 80 Years with Mopar

February 7th, 2017 by
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Mopar has been a staple to the auto industry since it began 80 years ago, in 1937. Originally introduced as a brand name of a line of antifreeze products, Mopar has evolved into a large company that offers a variety of services and products for FCA brands. Mopar began to grow into something much larger…

Florida MOPAR Connection Car Club

February 3rd, 2017 by
Mopar Connection Car Club

Looking for a local group that shares your passion for Mopar cars? Look no further than the Florida Mopar Connection Car Club in South Florida. The club was formed in 1987 and has been growing ever since. As the only organized MOPAR club in South Florida, the club has a strong membership of 138 people….

Ever Taken U.S. 41? Give It a Shot!

January 30th, 2017 by

Most South Floridians have taken the Alligator Alley and 1-75 to travel through Florida, but how many South Floridians have gone an alternate route like U.S. 41? The time saved taking the Alligator Alley makes it a clear choice for most drivers, but what do drivers miss? Here are three cool attractions along the way….

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Four of Dodge’s Rarest Models, Ever Seen One?

January 25th, 2017 by
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The Dodge Charger and Challenger may be icons, but Dodge’s legacy is bigger than just those two models. Around the same time Dodge was developing the first Charger and Challenger models, they were experimenting with other models and in a few cases their production was very limited. Today, these limited production models are very valuable…

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Trailering and Packing Tips for Pickup Trucks

January 24th, 2017 by
Ram 3500 towing guide

Trailering can be a little worrisome at first, but it gets much easier with practice, especially if you are using a Ram truck. If you are new to using a trailer or you want to improve your trailering experience, here are a couple tips for driving and loading your trailer. Loading If you are loading…

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Electronically Adjust Your New Ram’s Suspension and Trailer Brakes

January 20th, 2017 by

Just get a new Ram truck? Want a new Ram truck? As a manufacturer that is dedicated to trucks and commercial vehicles, Ram trucks have some of the most advanced features in the industry. While some features are automatic, others are located on the dash and are in control of the driver. So if you…

Dodge Announced Production of a New Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

January 19th, 2017 by
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Almost a year ago, a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was modified by an independent company to generate 900-horsepower. This monster was a one-of-a-kind model and it wasn’t expected to be mass produced by Dodge. But with Dodge’s latest announcement of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, we’re wondering if they’ve changed their minds. Yep, the Dodge…

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It’s Time to Reconsider Buying a Minivan for the Family

January 16th, 2017 by
Dodge Grand Caravan family car

Minivans aren’t usually thought of as glamorous, but today, the Dodge Grand Caravan is a minivan that looks a lot more like an SUV. Not to mention, minivans typically have a lot of features that aren’t available on SUVs. If you have a family and are deciding between an SUV or a minivan, keep reading,…

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Ram 2500 is a World-Wide Towing Beast

January 13th, 2017 by
Ram 2500 towing capacity

The Ram 2500 is not only widely seen and used in countries like Australia and New Zealand, but is an award-winning heavy-duty truck over there as well. In 2016, the Ram 2500 was awarded with the title “Tow-Car of the Year” by Stuff, a popular publication in New Zealand and was named “Top Tow-Car” by…

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Ram Unveils Special-Edition Light-Duty Ram 1500 Rebel

January 13th, 2017 by
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Ram is all about customization of their trucks and at this year’s North American International Auto Show, Ram unveiled a special edition Ram 1500 Rebel, the Ram Rebel Black. Unlike the brightly colored special edition Ram 1500 Yellow Stinger or Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport, the Ram Rebel Black has a darker appea. The new…

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See the Dodge Grand Caravan a New Way, The Business Way

January 11th, 2017 by
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When you think of a minivan like the Dodge Grand Caravan, you probably think of families. However, with the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan, the possibilities are endless. In addition to being great for the family, it is a great vehicle for small businesses because it has features and conveniences that SUV or trucks don’t have….

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January is Move Over Month in Florida, Do You Know the Law?

January 6th, 2017 by
Move Over Law

The Move Over Law is a very important law pertaining to motorists, but since it is a newer law in Florida (passed in 2002), many people don’t know the law. To spread awareness of the law among Floridian motorists the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) has declared January Move Over month….

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Ram 2500 Limited Mega Cab – the Ultimate Truck

October 25th, 2016 by

Today, consumers are interested in convenience, tech, efficiency and luxury. Despite many people’s ideas about heavy-duty trucks being smelly work trucks with standard features, Ram has incorporated a lot of tech and convenience features into their heavy-duty trucks. The Ram 2500 Limited mega cab is not only the “Big Daddy” of trucks, but it’s also…

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Understanding Torque on Ram + Dodge Models

October 21st, 2016 by

When people describe an engine’s power, they typically do it by explaining horsepower and torque. For instance, the SRT Hellcat engine produces 707 horsepower 650 lb-ft of torque. WOW! That’s a lot of torque. But what does torque even mean? Last week we explained horsepower, so this week we’re taking a look at torque. Torque…

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Viper ACR v Porsche 911 Turbo S – Head to Head Comparison

October 20th, 2016 by

If you had to guess, which car do you think would win in a race, the Porsche 911 or Dodge Viper ACR? Road Show wanted to know, so they put both vehicles to the test and the results might surprise you. To get the most accurate results, they did several races. In the end, the…

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Equipment Choices on Ram 1500 + Towing Capacities

October 19th, 2016 by

The Ram 1500 is a light-duty truck that is available in many different configurations. Whether you need a truck for towing, for the open space in the truck bed or for the family, the Ram 1500 lineup has you covered. From cab size to axle ratio to three engine choices, Ram 1500 models can be…

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We Hope the Ram Rebel TRX Concept Hits the Assembly Line

October 13th, 2016 by

Ram has had many concept trucks in the past, some of gone to the assembly line, while others remained just a concept. However, Ram has recently shown a new concept vehicle we really hope hits the assembly line, and soon. If sent to production, the new concept would give the 2017 Ford Raptor a run…

Dodge Grand Caravan – The Perfect Family Vehicle

October 12th, 2016 by

Families need family cars. Sedans can only go so far when you have a family, especially if that family has more than a couple children. With families and children comes sports equipment, instruments, sleepover and camping gear, and the list goes on. With that being said, a sedan is just not big enough, and sometime…

Gas Monkey Garage – Dodge Vehicles To Check Out

October 7th, 2016 by

The Gas Monkey garage in Dallas, Texas is run by two guys that share a passion for restoring cars. Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman are the Texas grown, car lovin’ men that run the garage/shop. You may have seen them on the Discovery channel Monday nights during their show Fast N’ Loud. The show is…

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Understanding Horsepower and the Power on Dodge Vehicles

October 6th, 2016 by

At University Dodge, we talk a lot about horsepower and torque. With performance cars like the Dodge Charger, Challenger and Viper, in addition to Ram trucks, horsepower is a pretty important term. And while many people associate horsepower as being “good” or desirable, they don’t really know what it actually means. So here is a…

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In Case of Hurricane Matthew, Protect Your Vehicle

October 4th, 2016 by

Hurricane Matthew is a growing cause of concern for the residents of South Florida. At this point at the very least South Florida will get a lot of rain and wind, and there’s still potential for a powerful hurricane. As a dealership, we we want to share a couple ways you can protect your vehicle…

Ram and Dodge Grand Caravan Tailgating Features

September 28th, 2016 by

Whether a die-hard fan of the NFL or college football, tailgating in the stadium’s parking lot is an important part of team spirit. The food, the games and the revelry amps everyone up before getting into the stadium. One important part of the tailgating experience is your vehicle. Thankfully Ram trucks and the Dodge Grand…

Dodge Viper/Hurst Auction and 2017 Dodge Production

September 26th, 2016 by

This October, some interesting things are happening involving Dodge. First, we have the Barrett-Jackson 2016 Las Vegas Auction starting October 13th. Second, 2017 Dodge Challenger and 2017 Dodge Chargers will begin production. It’s going to be an exciting month, so let’s get down to business and discuss. Barrett-Jackson’s 2016 Las Vegas Auction In 2008, Hurst…

2017 Ram Power Wagon + Ram 1500 Rebel, Off-Roading Beasts

September 22nd, 2016 by

Looking for a powerful truck that is as tough as it looks? In the next few months, two Ram 2017 model-year 4×4 off-roading trucks will be available. Coming this fall is the new 2017 Ram Power Wagon and later this year will be the 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel. Which one is right for you? Check…

Dodge Brightens Lineup with More Heritage-Inspired Hues

September 20th, 2016 by

Not many automakers can compete with the rainbow-colored paint pallet that is available on the Dodge lineup. The vibrant hues, also known as High-Impact Paint (HIP) legacy, goes back more than 25 years to the first Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger models in the muscle car era. But unlike other automakers, Dodge hasn’t dulled out…

University Dodge is Sponsoring NSU Athletics

September 16th, 2016 by

University Dodge is are a proud title sponsor of Nova Southeastern University’s athletics department for the 2016-2017 academic year. From August to June, we are sponsoring the NSU Sharks in all sports including volleyball, swimming, men’s and women’s soccer, basketball, golf and the NCAA Division II National Baseball Champions. University Dodge will be attending the…

We’ve Got the 2017 Ram Lineup Right Here

September 15th, 2016 by

For the 2017 model year, Ram is back with a strong line of light-duty pickups, heavy-duty trucks and commercial vehicles. Instead of making big changes to 2017 models before the big revamp that is set for 2018, the 2017 lineup of Ram trucks and vans will have a few new standard changes and options. But…

More Exciting News to the 2017 Dodge Challenger Lineup

September 13th, 2016 by

Audiences learned about the new 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona models in August, but changes and additions to next year’s Challenger lineup are still being announced. Despite the fact that Dodge has said they are going to be focusing on SUVs, the Charger and Challenger are still two of Dodge’s most important models. In…

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New 2017 Dodge Lineup Highlights Looking Good

September 9th, 2016 by

So far, 2016 has been an interesting year for Dodge, and things don’t seem to be slowing down. In August, Dodge announced the revival of two iconic Dodge muscle cars, the Challenger T/A and the Charger Daytona, but news is still coming. Just this week, we’ve learned about Dodge’s August sales increases, that Dodge is…

Another September of Fun in South Florida

September 7th, 2016 by

School is back in session, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. As the summer slowly starts to cool down, there are plenty of local events scheduled. Check out what’s scheduled South Florida in September! 44th Annual Phil Peterson’s Key West Poker Run Sept. 15-18, various locations in the Florida Keys and Key…

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Durango v Acadia – Which SUV is the Winner?

September 2nd, 2016 by

According to Car and Driver, the 2016 Dodge Durango is the number one car in it’s class. It offers space, functionality and efficiency. One of the Durango’s close competitors is the GMC Acadia. Both the Durango and Acadia are three-row, seven-passenger SUVs. Check out how they compare and why the Durango is the number one…

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Dodge Maintenance: Warranties and “Complete 360” Plan

August 30th, 2016 by

On the market for a new vehicle? Then knowing about your warranty and standard Dodge maintenance is important. Since we have covered standard Dodge maintenance here, now we want to inform our customers about the new Mopar Dodge maintenance coverage option and the standard warranties included with the purchase of a new Dodge. All Dodge…

A Look at 3 Stand Out Dodge Challengers

August 26th, 2016 by

The Dodge Challenger is a muscle car of the ages. What started as a concept in the late Sixties, the Dodge Challenger has become an icon for the Dodge car brand. It’s a muscle car that will never goes out of style, and yet continues to be a relevant design as time goes on. Every…

Our Dodge Maintenance is Top-Quality According to Our Customers

August 24th, 2016 by

Are you in need of a Dodge maintenance department for repairs or to add on custom parts? University Dodge has you covered. The University Dodge maintenance and parts department is one of the best in South Florida. And we’re not just saying this – our customers are telling us! Offering everything from oil changes and…

School + Sports Practice? Meet the Dodge Grand Caravan

August 22nd, 2016 by

A minivan that is reliable, spacious, and kid/teen friendly seems like a challenge to find. But at University Dodge we have the Dodge Grand Caravan, which is the perfect vehicle for the soccer moms and dads of the world. It is loaded with features that make you feel like coolest family rolling up to the…

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Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 Features and Upfits

August 19th, 2016 by

The Ram truck lineup is diverse and gives buyers and drivers plenty of options for customizations on the Ram 1500 and 2500. Whether in need of the light-duty Ram 1500 or heavy-duty Ram 2500, there are plenty of ways for individuals to easily make their truck stand out in the crowd. Exterior Colors Galore Ram…

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Iconic Dodge Challenger and Charger Models Return for ’17 Model Year

August 17th, 2016 by

Dodge announced the revival of two iconic and retro Dodge models for the 2017 model year, the Challenger T/A and the Charger Daytona. The return of both of these vehicles come with even more performance and heritage-inspired styling to the Dodge 5.7- and 6.4-liter “392” HEMI lineup. To set these two muscle cars apart from…

Authentic OEM parts for your Dodge Vehicle or Ram Truck

August 16th, 2016 by

Our friends at Mopar have the best auto parts and accessories  for your Dodge or Ram vehicle. Mopar provides us with authentic OEM parts for Dodge and Ram vehicles, from repairs and performance to accessories and personal styling. Below is a list of some of the popular Mopar parts we have in stock or can…

3 Ram 1500 Models with Plenty of Space

August 12th, 2016 by

Ram 1500 trucks are sturdy and reliable pickup trucks. Trucks are always great for cargo space because of the bed, but sometimes lack passenger space. If you are interested in a truck, but need a truck with a large cab for the family, University Dodge is a great place to start looking. Here are four…

University Dodge Maintenance and Mopar Department

August 12th, 2016 by

Are you looking for superb Dodge maintenance? Or perhaps your Ram has seen better days. Then you need to give University Dodge a call and learn about our award-winning Dodge maintenance and Mopar department. We strive to turn every Dodge car and Ram truck that reaches our service department into a superb vehicle before it…

Dodge Grand Caravan is the Ultimate Getaway Vehicle, At Least It Is in Weeds

August 9th, 2016 by

Big family? Then when you are looking for the right vehicle for your family, you’re probably searching for something that can comfortably seat a lot of passengers, and your things, especially for road trips or a family getaway. The Dodge Grand Caravan is an excellent choice, and if you don’t believe us, Mary Louise-Parker used…

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Ram 1500 HFE is The Most Fuel Efficient Truck in Its Class

August 5th, 2016 by

The Ram 1500 HFE is one of the most fuel efficient trucks on the market. The 1500 HFE is a diesel engine that offers drivers 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, which is the Best-In-Class fuel economy out of all full-size trucks. The Ram 1500 HFE is equipped with a…

Keeping Up With Dodge Maintenance

August 4th, 2016 by

After purchasing a new Dodge vehicle, it is important to keep up with your new Dodge maintenance to assure the car stays in good shape for as long as possible. There are some simple things you can do to keep your Dodge car in tip-top shape. Regular maintenance inspections, annual inspections, and daily/weekly care care…

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Load Up the Dodge Grand Caravan and Check Out These Local Events in August

August 3rd, 2016 by

Take advantage of the last few weeks before school starts. Get the kids in the Dodge Grand Caravan and check out these local events held across South Florida. Miami Spice Aug. 1-Sept. 30, at participating restaurants in Miami To encourage locals to get out and try different restaurants across South Florida, over 243 restaurants in…

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Pay for What You Need: The Dodge Journey has Options for Customizations

July 29th, 2016 by

The Dodge Journey is the newest SUV to come to the Dodge vehicle lineup and it offers buyers a variety of excellent standard and optional features that allow them to customize the SUV vehicle to their needs and preferences. The Dodge Journey is available as a 5-passenger or 7-passenger SUV. The Journey’s SE base trim…

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Iconic Dodge Cars Made Famous Through Film

July 28th, 2016 by

Dodge has a variety of cars from vans to SUVs to performance vehicles. Dodge also has a long history of outstanding vehicles. So outstanding infact, that many of them have been the main vehicle in movies. The Viper, Charger and Monaco are three Dodge vehicles that have shown up in many different movies over time….

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Ram Trucks Offer the Towing Capacity for Trailering Horses

July 27th, 2016 by

Ram trucks offer plenty of towing capacity and they are a popular choice among those trailer horses or livestock. While Ram trucks provide drivers with the necessary power and a safe vehicle, there are several safety precautions for both yourself, your horse, and the truck and trailer. Here’s a quick rundown on basic horse trailering…

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National Day of the Cowboy at a “No Bull” Dealership

July 22nd, 2016 by

Tomorrow is the fourth Saturday in July, making it the National Day of the Cowboy. And, for as long as we have been around, University Dodge has recognized the cowboy and cowgirl culture as being a part of our local community. Not only are we located in the Town of Davie, a.k.a. Cowboy Town, but…

3 All-American Roads You Can Drive to This Summer

July 21st, 2016 by

The 4th of July is far behind us now. Are you still feeling patriotic? Keep celebrating America by exploring what really is America the Beautiful. Load up the Dodge Grand Caravan and go on a summer road trip to an All-American Road. Certain roads across the United States have been designated All-American Roads and they…

Diesel or Gas, Which is Best for Your Business?

July 21st, 2016 by

In today’s world of construction, costs can drive a new building project into the air or into the ground. Pricing for different materials or services are always fluctuating, especially when it comes to fuel. So when thinking about one’s business budget, construction companies not only need to think about the type of vehicle needed for…

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Personal Homework Before Car Shopping

July 18th, 2016 by

Is your car falling apart? Does your car not “work” for you anymore? Is your car damaged beyond repair? Then it looks like you should probably do some car shopping so you can buy a new car, but do you know what to do? Car shopping can be overwhelming, especially if you are only getting…

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Used Jeep Renegade and Wranglers in Davie

July 13th, 2016 by

Jeep vehicles are a lot of fun, especially in the summer. University Dodge is a Dodge and Ram dealership, but we accept trade-ins so we have a collection of used Jeep vehicles. Check out four of the Jeeps that we currently have on the lot. 2016 Jeep Renegade Latitude The Jeep Renegade is the newest…

Possible New Ram Truck Features for 2018

July 13th, 2016 by

Earlier this year, Ram Truck released their 2017 Ram Power Wagon, and all of its awesome features got us wondering about more models and features that may come to Ram trucks in the future … will they fly? So far, we haven’t found credible sources that say any Ram trucks will fly, but we did…

DIY Camper Series Part 4: Accessories

July 8th, 2016 by

Hey there campers! Who’s been enjoying their truck camper this week? After all the work we put into it, it’s time for a test run. That makes this post the last installment of our DIY Camper Series. It’s been fun, it’s been challenging, and it gave us all some good ideas on how to take…

Another Good Sales Month for FCA Brands, Dodge and Ram

July 7th, 2016 by

Another good month for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), especially for the Ram Truck Brand. Overall, FCA’s June 2016 sales consisted of a 7% increase compared to the monthly June sales from a year ago.  Ram experienced a 14% monthly sales increase in comparison to June 2015 and the Dodge brand also experienced a 3% sales…

Final Viper Special-Edition Models Sold Out, Dodge Releasing Another

July 6th, 2016 by

Dodge released five special-edition 2017 Viper models to celebrate the Viper’s 25th anniversary and its last year of production. The five models include the 1:28 Edition ACR, GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR, VoooDoo II Edition ACR, Snakeskin Edition GTC, and the Dodge Dealer Edition ACR. All five of these special edition models sold out very quickly….

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DIY Camper Series Part 3: Building Out the Camper

July 1st, 2016 by

Welcome back to our DIY Camper Series, Part 3: Building the Camper. We’re excited about this project and glad you’re still with us, because this is where all the magic happens. In our second installment of the series, “Turning the Bed into a Camper,” we discussed popular DIY truck bed camper styles and dissected their…

Events and Festivals Around South Florida in July

June 30th, 2016 by

South Florida in July is definitely hot, but that’s no reason not to get outside and do something fun. Here’s a list of some of the fun events going on around South Florida this month, just be sure to stay cool. 4th of July Celebrations, Fireworks and Parades Various locations This year, 4th of July…

New Special-Edition Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel

June 29th, 2016 by

Ram trucks has been big about their limited-edition truck trims in 2016. So far, Ram Trucks has issued two special-edition yellow trucks “Yellow Rose of Texas,” only available in Texas, and the Stinger Yellow 1500 Sport. Well, now there’s another limited-edition Ram model, the Mopar ‘16 Ram Rebel. In mid-June, Ram Truck made the announcement…

DIY Camper Series – Part 2: Turning the Bed into a Camper

June 24th, 2016 by

Welcome back campers! In this installment of our DIY Camper Series, we’re going to talk about the different designs and ideas that you can implement to make your truck bed a home on wheels and then some. If you didn’t read the DIY Camper Series Part One about truck cap selection, you can click here…

Davie Pro Rodeo Returns to Bergeron this Weekend

June 23rd, 2016 by

Our excitement for the Weekly Brothers Pro Rodeo is building — it is finally just two days away! And, this definitely ain’t our first rodeo at University Dodge — we’ve been waiting since the Festival of the America’s Rodeo back in April. The event takes place this Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the…

Dodge Racing Drivers Kill it for Schumacher Racing

June 23rd, 2016 by

Schumacher’s Dodge Charger funny car drivers were off to a rough start this racing season, besides Capps taking the win at Wally. They were behind Ford, Toyota, and Chevrolet teams. However, the Dodge team is finally making a comeback following the Spring Nationals in Texas. The Schumacher’s Dodge team were the only drivers to reach…

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DIY Camper Series – Part One: Truck Cap Selection

June 17th, 2016 by

Hey there campers! Are you looking for that next big project to really test your metal, and the metal of your truck? Well after some research and discussion, we decided it would be fun to start a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) series on turning a regular pick up truck into a fully-loaded camper. Why go out and…

The Dodge Challenger has Rim Options for a Customized Ride

June 17th, 2016 by

Both inside and out, the Dodge Challenger is a beautiful car across all 10 trims. Intended to be customized to the needs and wants of a driver, the Challenger has 17 different engine options and several different rims or wheel choices for a buyer to choose. Today we’re going to explore two of the Challenger’s available…

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Father’s Day: Bacon, Boats or a Clean Ride

June 16th, 2016 by

Father’s Day is Sunday, don’t forget! Did you forget? Here are some awesome last-minute activities and gifts for any of the dad’s in your life. Air Fresheners Air fresheners are one of those things that really improve a ride in the car, but they are one of those things that easily slip our minds. So…

Grand Caravan Extra Entertainment

June 16th, 2016 by

Plan on making a lot of long road trips with friends or family in your minivan? Then extra entertainment features could be a really nice feature to have in your vehicle. And, despite what some people think, having an entertainment system in your minivan doesn’t need to cost you an arm and a leg. 4…

Maximum Towing Capacity Without a Worry

June 10th, 2016 by

Towing heavy loads can be challenging. For those of you who need a refresher on towing safety listen up, for those of you who are towing experts, you can skip the next paragraph (or, feel free to read anyway!). Towing is not as simple as attaching the load to the hitch and driving away. The…

National Boating and Fishing Week, Dodge and Ram Style

June 9th, 2016 by

It is that time of year again, National Boating and Fishing Week, held this year from June 4-12. For those of you who don’t know, National Boating and Fishing Week is dedicated to spending some time on the water boating, fishing, tubing, skiing, jet skiing, and anything else you can do in a boat.  …

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Dodge Classics Challenger and Charger, Then and Now

June 7th, 2016 by

Calling all American muscle car enthusiasts, Mopar fans and Dodge car lovers! Let’s take a quick look at the past Challenger and the Charger models and see how they compare to the current 2016 models available today. Dodge Challenger: Now and Then Then: The Dodge Challenger is an iconic classic car that originated in 1970….

Despite Decrease in May Sales by Other Manufacturers, FCA Sales Had Slight Increase

June 3rd, 2016 by

Ah, yes. Another successful month for FCA US Ram Trucks and Dodge. While the other major American manufacturers Ford and GM reported decreases in May’s sales when comparing 2016 to 2015, FCA reported an increase. While the Jeep brand was the FCA brand with the highest sales increase for the month of May, Dodge and…

Update on the Next-Gen Dodge Charger Design

June 3rd, 2016 by

Several days ago, the automobile world learned that the upcoming launch of the new Dodge Charger is being pushed back yet again. Initially, in a five-year strategy announced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the aim was to launch the car by 2018. Last year it was pushed back a year, and now we may not…

South Florida Events in June

May 31st, 2016 by

ARTS AND CULTURE Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club Highwaymen Art Show & Sale Sunday, June 5 in Ft Lauderdale The Florida Highwaymen are a group of 26 African Americans that were self-taught landscape artists in Florida, operating from the 1950s through the 1980s. The Highwaymen created over 200,000 inexpensive landscape paintings using construction materials rather than…

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National Heat Awareness Day 2016

May 27th, 2016 by

National Heat Awareness is today, Friday, May 27th. The summer can be a very hot time for many areas in the country, especially in the southern states like Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. With a little less than a month to go until the Summer Solstice, the days are growing longer and that means there’s more…

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One-of-a-Kind CNN en Marcha Vans Originated at University Dodge

May 25th, 2016 by

With information spreading faster than ever, it’s important for news channels to be mobile, efficient and nimble. In a unique, integrated sponsorship, CNN en Español and RAM created CNN en Marcha, a small fleet of RAM Promaster cargo vans purchased from University Dodge that have been transformed into the ultimate mobile newsroom. Motivated by the…

2016 SUV Comparison: Dodge Durango and Chevy Traverse

May 23rd, 2016 by

Are you looking for a vehicle that is equipped to tow a boat, jet skis or a camper and also transport a big group of passengers? A truck can only carry 4-5 passengers and minivans don’t have the towing capacity you need, so an SUV is the vehicle for you. Two popular SUVs made by…

Memorial Day Sales and Deals on Ram Trucks and Dodge Vehicles

May 20th, 2016 by

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner and University Dodge has some excellent deals. In addition to having the nationwide deals and incentives provided by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), we have a lot more to offer on new and used inventory. Additionally, all of these deals come with a 2-year owner care maintenance plan,…

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Dodge Has the Perfect Car for You and This Summer’s Road Trips

May 19th, 2016 by

Summer is around the corner, so traveling season is too! With gas prices low, driving (and exploring while on your way) to your destination is a great alternative to flying. In need of a new car for your trip? With a diverse line of vehicles, Dodge has the perfect car for this summer’s plans! And…

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Ram 1500 Sport Yellow Stinger Limited-Edition at University Dodge

May 11th, 2016 by

Following up to the high-demand by Texans for the Texas-only special-edition color, “Yellow Rose of Texas”, Ram has added a limited-edition color, “Yellow Stinger” to the interior and exterior to the Ram 1500 Sport trim . In a few words, it is loud and fierce and we have a few of them available! The new…

Cummins Diesel Engines are So Durable There’s a Million Mile Club

May 11th, 2016 by

Today (May 12) is National Odometer Day, and a car with a high odometer is a testament to a car’s durability and endurance. Vehicles that continue on into life after 200,000 miles are a sign of something built right. As evidence to the engine engineering and endurance of Cummins engines, Cummins started up the Cummins Million Mile…

Awesome Mother’s Day Activities for All Types of Moms

May 4th, 2016 by

Whether it’s your mom, grandma, special mother-figure or the mother of your children, there are a variety of ways to say thanks and give your appreciation to your mom. Check out the local activities and locations that could make great ways to spend Mother’s Day for all different types of moms. Foodie or Wine-o A…

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Another Chart-Topping Month for Ram and Dodge Sales

May 4th, 2016 by

Yet another chart-topping sales month for both Ram and Dodge vehicles in April. Ram is happily reporting a 12 percent sales increase in comparison to the brand’s overall sales in April of last year. While the increase in overall Ram sales were the best since 2005, the Ram pickup trucks were up 8 percent, making…

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South Florida Events in May: by Air, by Land, by Sea

May 3rd, 2016 by
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Check out all of the action in South Florida during the month of May. Don’t forget about Cinco de Mayo or Mother’s Day! MILITARY PRIDE Fleet Week Port Everglades May 2-9 at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale browardnavydaysinc.org This annual Fort Lauderdale event allows visitors to tour the interior and exterior of active Navy and Coast…

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Car Smells Can Indicate Specific Car Problems

April 30th, 2016 by
car smell problems

Tomorrow is National Sense of Smell Day, which is an annual observance sponsored by the Sense of Smell Institute. Not only is a sense of smell important to us when it comes to survival, but it is also a sense that strongly attaches to memories which have the power to invoke feelings, whether good or…

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Sedan Comparison: Dodge Dart and Mitsubishi Lancer

April 26th, 2016 by
dodge dart vs mitsubishi lancer

Affordability is always one of the biggest deciding factors when beginning to start shopping around for a new car. As one car is made by an American manufacturer and the other by a Japanese manufacturer, both cars have different specs that appeal to different buyers. Below is an overview of the engine specs, fuel economy,…

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Festival of the America’s is Tomorrow / Festival das Américas é amanhã / Festival de las Américas es mañana

April 22nd, 2016 by
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This Saturday (April 23) is the return of the one-day annual international festival and professional bull riding rodeo, Festival of the Americas held at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie. The festival is a tribute to the blossoming and diverse community of American, Caribbean and Latino cultures of Davie and South Florida. The festival will…

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Make Activities You Already Do, Good for the Environment, Too

April 20th, 2016 by
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South Florida is beautiful and we are lucky to live here. The ocean and beaches are a large part of South Florida’s economy and our daily living, and we need to take care of it. We’re also lucky to be located near the Everglades National Park, a unique ecosystem that exists nowhere else in the…

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Ram Trucks Earn “Best 2016 Truck” by Popular Mechanics

April 18th, 2016 by
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Continuing to build a truck known for excellence, Ram trucks received top awards from Popular Mechanics, a trusted publication dedicated to technology and engineering news and reviews. Compared to all other full-size pickups, Popular Mechanics determined that the Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500, had the best combination of technology, performance and value. That determination resulted…

National Library Week: 4 Novels That Capture the Spirit of the Road Trips

April 15th, 2016 by
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It’s National Library Week, check out one of these four classic novels that capture the spirit of taking a road trip through America. Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck One of the last books in Steinbeck’s prolific writing career, Travels with Charley tells the story of Steinbeck’s travels to 38 out of 50 states in his old…

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SUV Comparison: Dodge Durango + GMC Acadia

April 15th, 2016 by
suv comparison

Combining smooth city and highway handling with solid utility capability, the 2016 Dodge Durango SXT, the Durango’s most basic model, and GMC Acadia SL, the Acadia’s most basic model, are two popular models among the SUV class. Both vehicles are manufactured by American manufacturers and they each have unique features that sets them apart from…

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Simplifying the Dodge Dart Line to 3 Awesome Trims

April 12th, 2016 by

Yesterday (April 11), Dodge released news that they will being simplifying their line of Dodge Dart trims. In an effort to focus on car buyers with specific wants and needs, the Dart will now be available in three different trim options as opposed to the previous five trim variations. By re-configuring the Dart trims, Dodge has…

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How To Wash Your Car, Really

April 8th, 2016 by
car washing tips

Need an excuse to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather? Wash your car. Washing your car is a great activity for kids and adults. It uses all different types of the body, it’s rewarding and if you use the right products and tools, it will keep your car’s exterior in excellent condition for many…

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What Not to Do When Pulled Over

April 7th, 2016 by
what not to do when pulled over

Whether its for forgetting to make a complete stop before turning right or speeding down the highway at 80 mph, pretty much every driver out there is going to get pulled over at some point. More often than not, an individual will get a free pass, a ticket or carted off to jail depending on…

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Ram and Dodge Had Excellent Sales for March 2016

April 5th, 2016 by

We are thankful and very happy to be a part of a community that loves our product! In March, both Dodge and Ram saw new vehicle sales increase by 11 percent, giving Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US (FCA US) a good boost for their total sales in March. The increase of sales is an indicator that…

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Tire Patterns Can Indicate Problematic Parts

April 1st, 2016 by
tire issues

Car problems can be a very daunting and intimidating situation if you don’t know a lot about cars. Not only can some repairs be costly, but when it comes to problems that can’t be seen, it’s hard for some people to understand the problem or trust that mechanic has properly diagnosed and fixed the issue…

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South Florida’s Events in April

April 1st, 2016 by
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MUSIC Ocean Tortuga Music Festival April 15-17 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Tortugamusicfestival.com For a weekend in mid-April, The sandy shores of Fort Lauderdale will be transformed into an oceanfront multi-stage festival for country music lovers. Though only in its fourth year, the festival has garnered big acts like  Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Sam Hunt….

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Brief History of the Dodge Viper

March 29th, 2016 by
dodge viper

The 2016 Dodge Viper SRT is a pretty impressive piece of work. The handcrafted performance car is equipped with 645-horsepower engine that can reach top speeds of 193 mph and accelerates from 0-60 in 3 seconds. Comparing horsepower and dollars, the 2016 Ferrari 488 Spider is more than double the average cost of the Viper…

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Dodge and Ram Vehicles at the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show

March 25th, 2016 by
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As a brand that is known for manufacturing cars that pack a lot of power under the hood, our Dodge and Ram collection displayed at the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show is bold. In addition to the three cars listed below, we have several other fast and fierce Dodge and Ram models at the exhibit….

We’re giving away free movie tickets and a $100 Visa gift card at the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show

March 21st, 2016 by
free movie tickets

Inspired by the recent special relationship between FCA US and Jeep and Dodge for the new movie, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, University Dodge and Hollywood Chrysler Jeep will be offering auto show attendees chances to win free movie tickets or $100 gift cards for social media engagement during the Fort Lauderdale International Auto…

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Features That Make Ram Trucks “Ram Tough”

March 21st, 2016 by
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What’s Ram tough? Aside from being the name of the truck company, a Ram is an American big-horned sheep that is equipped with a big set of curly horns. When Rams have a dispute between each other, they fight by smashing their horns into one another and the sound of the collision of horns can…

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Ram Introduces New Color, “Yellow Rose of Texas”

March 17th, 2016 by

Yesterday, Ram introduced a new, bright springtime color called Yellow Rose of Texas to their half-ton truck line-up. Interested? Get to the airport and hop on a Southwest Airlines flight to the Lone Star State! For now, you can only buy one of these trucks in Texas. Available next month, the Stinger Yellow paint package…

Apps to Help You Be a Safer Driver

March 15th, 2016 by
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Cell phones have become an integral part of modern life, but when they interact with our driving habits, they can lead to dangerous situations. Realizing that phones are distractions to drivers, a few companies have created apps intended to motivate drivers to drive more safely. Below are three apps that are available on iPhone and…

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Dodge Making Special ‘Go Mango’ Chargers and Challengers

March 15th, 2016 by

Dodge’s announcement of the return of the spring-time color, ‘Go Mango’ as a paint option on all of the Charger and Challenger trims, comes just in time for the first official day of spring on Sunday, March 20. Since the orange-based hue was introduced in 1970 on the Challenger, demand for the vibrant color has continually…

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Daylight Saving This Weekend- Drive Safe

March 11th, 2016 by
drowsy driving

Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend on Sunday, March 13, and the longer days are generally preferred by many people. However, the change in regular hours can negatively affect drivers. According to a study titled, “Spring Forward at your Own Risk: Daylight Saving Time and Fatal Vehicle Crashes” by Austin Smith at the University of Colorado at Boulder,…

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FCA’s Dodge and Jeep partner up with Warner Bros. Pictures

March 9th, 2016 by

Dodge and Jeep have a new marketing partnership with the highly anticipated Warner Bros. film, Batman and Superman: Dawn of Justice. While Jeep’s promotion started in late-February, Dodge’s promotional commercials featuring a Dodge Charger and Challenger will debut in mid-March. Playing off the idea that even villains need cars, the Dodge commercials will feature chase…

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Ram’s Sales Were Strong in February

March 7th, 2016 by

Over the last few months, trucks sales have been steadily increasing and that means things are going great for Ram and FCA US. Whether it’s the recent steady decline in gas prices in the last year, or the fact that many of the 2016 model year trucks have improved fuel economy and features, manufacturers across…

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Love MOPAR? Share a photo with us on Facebook for 30% off an oil change!

March 3rd, 2016 by
MOPAR

Save money when you attend the 28th Annual MOPAR Car Show and Swap Meet at University Dodge on March 6 Get 30% off regular prices on any oil change at University Dodge Ram, if you share a photo of your favorite MOPAR with us on our Facebook page. To get the special, post your photo of your favorite…

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South Florida is Madness in March

March 3rd, 2016 by
sailing week

MUSIC & FILM Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival March 4-6 in Sunshine Grove, Okeechobee okeechobeefest.com This is the first time this festival has ever been organized and the line-up is excellent. Featuring headliners like Mumford & Sons, the seven-time Grammy award winner, Kendrick Lamar, EDM performances by Bassnectar and Skrillex, and several more performances by…

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Dodge La Femme, A Car for Women in the 1950s

March 1st, 2016 by
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March is Women’s History Month, so we took a look back at Dodge’s attempt to get women into “feminine” cars … In the mid-1950s, Dodge tried something that had never been done before — they made a car specifically designed for women. Called the Dodge La Femme, the full-size car came in various feminine pastels…

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Ram Truck Upfits, Built Tough for Tough Jobs

February 29th, 2016 by

Dedicated to performance and being the ‘go-to’ truck for tough jobs, Ram offers buyers three upfits that can be added to their trucks. Whether in need of being a mobile snow plow (thankfully, not likely down here), having an organized tool box or a mobile workshop, Ram upfits on the Ram 3500 have drivers and…

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New Looks for the Dodge Durango: Brass Monkey and Anodized Platinum

February 24th, 2016 by
dodge durango

2015 was Dodge Durango’s best sales year since 2006 and Dodge is celebrating by adding two new Durango appearance packages called, Brass Monkey and Anodized Platinum. Dealers can currently begin placing orders for these special packages and the orders are scheduled to arrive at dealerships in the second quarter of 2016. Want to learn more…

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Davie’s Orange Blossom Festival begins this week

February 22nd, 2016 by
orange blossom festival

Returning to South Florida on Friday, Feb. 26, is the 79th Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade and Rodeo held in Davie, Fla. Festivities will begin on Friday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. with the 4th Annual James Pirtle Golf Classic. Hosted at the newly renovated and remodeled Davie Golf and Country Club, the 4-player scramble…

Florida MOPAR Connection Car Club

February 17th, 2016 by

In the car world, MOPAR refers to a parts company for Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, Ram, Fiat and Alfa Romeo. The company which was originally started to help owners of these cars to find parts for car repairs or to use in classic cars, has grown into a large community of MOPAR enthusiasts and MOPAR clubs…

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Dodge, Ram Deals for Construction and Building Org. Members

February 16th, 2016 by
ram deals for construction

Through the years, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), which includes Ram, Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler and Fiat, has partnered up with 13 professional organizations to provide the organization members with discounts and deals on vehicle purchases and customization. Due to the need for vehicles that have high maximum towing and payload capacities, construction and home building organizations…

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Five Helpful Car Hacks

February 15th, 2016 by
helpful car hacks

We all like to save time and money. Check out the five hacks below that will help you save both when it comes to the life of your car and car expenses. Strategic Parking If you live in a place that gets really icy and cold in the winter, parking the front of your vehicle…

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Davie and South Florida Deals for Activities & Car Shows

February 10th, 2016 by
south florida drive in movie

There’s a couple things we represent at Rob Lambdin’s University Dodge, cars and our community. With that being said, here are a couple local South Florida events that are currently on Groupon and incorporate either the local Davie community and our love for cars. Drive-in Movie for Valentine’s Day 3030 Burris Rd. in Davie Feb. 14…

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Minivan Comparison: Dodge Grand Caravan + Nissan Quest

February 8th, 2016 by

The 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan and the 2016 Nissan Quest are both capable and versatile family minivans and both have contemporary technologies and storage features. The Dodge Grand Caravan’s most basic model is the American Value Package and for the Nissan Quest, it is the S. While both brands and minivan models have their own…

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2014 Cars We Love for 2-14

February 8th, 2016 by
cars we love

With Valentine’s Day around the corner on Feb. 14, we thought we’d take a look at some of the excellent 2014 pre-owned and used vehicles available at Rob Lambdin’s University Dodge in South Florida. Don’t have any Valentine’s Day plans? Take your special someone car shopping. All of these cars have under 37,000 miles, so…

#TBT 2015 Super Bowl Commercial Recap

February 4th, 2016 by
dodge super bowl commercials

In anticipation of the up and coming Super Bowl game, we took a look back at the car industry commercials that aired during the 2015 game. During the 2015 Super Bowl game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, 61 TV commercials aired and almost a fifth of them were advertisements for cars…

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Florida’s Major Events in February

February 3rd, 2016 by
things to do in south florida

Florida has an awesome menu of events throughout the month of February. The Florida State Fair, Miami’s weekend of two major boat shows and the Daytona 500, are just a few of the events that help make Florida so much fun during the beautiful weather in February. SOUTH FLORIDA PROGRESSIVE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW Miami Beach…

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Local South Florida Businesses for Trailers and Hitches

February 1st, 2016 by
where to buy a trailer in south florida

Did you just buy a new truck that you are going to use for towing purposes, or are you still shopping around? As a Dodge and Ram dealer based in South Florida, we are familiar with local retailers that have various types of trailering equipment for your personal or business trucks or vans. Below are…

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The 2016 Dodge Dart has awesome engine options

January 28th, 2016 by
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The 2016 Dodge Dart is a lot of car at an affordable price. The Dart’s base trim starts out at just $16,495 and the Dart’s five trim packages help make the Dart appealing to a wide variety of drivers. While there are a variety of interior and exterior options and features on most cars, the…

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South Florida MOPAR Show and Swap Meet in March

January 27th, 2016 by
mopar car show

The 28th Annual Florida MOPAR Nationals Car Show and Swap Meet is returning to Rob Lambdin’s University Dodge on Sunday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Up to 600 contestants and spectators will attend the show to see the range of exotic, classic and souped up MOPAR and AMC cars. Last year’s show…

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South Florida’s Top Country Bars

January 26th, 2016 by
south florida country bars

As a dealership to one of the most popular trucks among people who tow horses and livestock, Rob Lambdin’s University Dodge is familiar with the country lifestyle associated with Ram trucks. And Rob Lambdin’s location in Davie, the South Florida city that’s known for rodeos and western events, means we’re not the only local business…

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Recap of Dodge at NAIAS

January 22nd, 2016 by
Dodge at NAIAS

With a strong lineup of cars, Dodge didn’t have any new cars to introduce at the North American International Auto Show last week. However, Dodge’s engines made headlines for being used in other brands. Most notably, were the new details and display of the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR and the news of the VLF Force…

Dodge Got It Right

January 21st, 2016 by

TV commercials can be really hard to get right — especially in the auto industry. Time and time again, car commercials tend to follow the same format, trying to make a car look desirable with a pretty person speeding down a road. However, Dodge tapped into their roots and made a series of great commercials…

Car Comparison: Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang

January 19th, 2016 by

The 2016 Dodge Charger SE and the 2016 Ford Mustang V6 Fastback are both highly regarded and affordable sports cars. For those on the market for a modern American muscle car, the Charger and the Mustang are both great options. While both cars have many similarities, there are also several differences. Below is a side…

South Florida’s Sailfish and Boating Season

January 14th, 2016 by
south florida fishing season

In South Florida, January is the month for sail fishing tournaments. The Florida Keys, also known as the “Sportfishing Capital of the World,” host most of the world’s best sail fishing tournaments and January is the height of the season. For those that don’t have a boat at a marina, a powerful truck, like a…

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Crazy for Plum Crazy Chargers and Challengers

January 12th, 2016 by
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Last Friday, Dodge announced the extension to continue producing Dodge Challengers and Chargers in “Plum Crazy” one of MOPAR and Dodge’s signature colors. “Plum Crazy” returned for a limited-production run in September 2015 and at the time, these special-editions were only made available on 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger models until December. However on Jan….

North American International Auto Show in Jan. 2016

January 11th, 2016 by

Kicking off the 2016 year of international car shows and exhibits is the North American International Auto Show. As always, the show will take place in Detroit, Mich.and this year’s show is scheduled for Jan.11-24, with public attendance open from Jan. 16-24. The North American International Auto Show is a staple to the auto industry…

2016 Model Highlights from Dodge and Ram

January 7th, 2016 by

Here’s a couple quick highlights of three various Dodge and Ram vehicles. 2016 Dodge Journey   The Dodge Journey is for the adventurous person who likes comfort and convenience.  The Journey is equipped with a 2.4-liter 16-Valve Dual VVT engine that gets an estimated 19 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.   The Journey is available…

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Spend More Time With Your Family in 2016

January 6th, 2016 by

We choose New Year’s resolutions in order to help us focus on adding more of what we feel is missing in our lives and for some people that might be family time. For parents, driving children around can sometimes feel like more of a chore than a time to enjoy time with your kids, but…

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South Florida Country Music Concerts in January

January 4th, 2016 by

  It’s no secret that Ram trucks are a top choice among people who need to transport heavy, yet precious cargo. Rams are built tough so they are a top-pick among people who need to tow and transport horses, cattle, and heavy materials for building or farming. In turn, Rams seem to be a popular…

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5 Quick Facts on the Dodge Viper

December 31st, 2015 by
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The Dodge Viper is an American legend for speed and design. The Viper entered the market in 1992. Since then, the Viper’s reputation as being a fierce and fast vehicle has not slipped. Here are five quick facts on the Dodge Viper and past Dodge Viper history. Horsepower The 2016 Dodge Viper engine generates 645 horsepower…

NYE Resolutions: Save Money Throughout 2016

December 29th, 2015 by
NYE resolution

While New Year’s Resolutions are often forgotten by February, one potential lasting effect of resolutions is the reality check they give us. Considering this, we have a list of a simple car-related money saving hacks that can give you big money savings throughout 2016. To park or drive? While driving is typically thought of as being…

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Recap of Dodge’s Highlights in 2015

December 28th, 2015 by

Dodge is one of the most famous brands in the automotive industry. Having survived numerous troubles since the company was first founded in 1900, they have remained an important and awarded American car manufacturer. Here is a recap of Dodge’s highlights in 2015 Art and Design Dodge recently announced the details for the 2016 FCA U.S….

OITNB: Power in Transport Vans

December 23rd, 2015 by

When Jenji Kohan, the creator of the hit Netflix TV series, Orange is the New Black (abbreviated as OITNB) used a white passenger van (similar to one of the Ram cargo vans) in the second season’s finale, she kind-of made the clunky, mundane vehicle, cool. For three seasons, OITNB has kept the country in a…

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Free South Florida New Years Eve Events

December 22nd, 2015 by
NYE Miami

The year is quickly coming to an end and before we know it, we’ll be transitioning into 2016. Luckily in Davie, we ring in the New Year with moderate temperatures, and we also have several free New Year’s Eve celebrations located in South Florida. Whether looking for something big or small, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and…

Dodge: Great Selection of Winter Cars

December 21st, 2015 by

Today is the Winter Solstice, so thankfully days will start getting longer again. But it is also only the official first day of winter, and although the days might get longer, temperatures do not necessarily get warmer. So far, many places around the United States have seen relatively mild temperatures but who knows what is…

Professional Tailgater: Steak Recipe

December 18th, 2015 by
tailgate recipe

Football season is coming to an end, and in South Florida and that’s kind of a bummer. Unlike the usual conditions in Detroit or Buffalo in December and January, Dolphins games played at the SunLife Stadium in Miami are awesome for tailgating. Whether a dedicated tailgater or just excited to see a football game, be…

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Extra Packages for your Dodge Grand Caravan

December 17th, 2015 by
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Minivans are great vehicles– they are practical, efficient and safe.  While minivans are not necessarily everyone’s ideal vehicle, they shouldn’t be neglected because of the old stereotype that they are “boring” or “soccer mom” cars. Now more than ever, minivans like the Dodge Grand Caravan have tons of options and additional packages that turn a…

SUV Comparison: Dodge v. Jeep

December 17th, 2015 by
dodge durango v. jeep grand cherokee

Blending sleek highway handling with solid utility capability, the 2015 Dodge Durango SXT and Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo are solid choices in the SUV class. Both vehicles are manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and have many similarities such as engine specs and almost identical standard features in exterior and interior. However, the Durango’s extra…

Dodge Challenger: Brief History of American Muscle

December 11th, 2015 by
dodge challenger history

Since 1970, the Dodge Challenger has been an iconic vehicle on the American roadway. Even though it initially was not well-received, early versions of the Challenger have become among the most sought-after classic cars on the market. The original Challenger was introduced to the market in 1970 and it had a chiseled and strong frame and a…

Five Holiday Gifts for the Handyman Tough Guy

December 10th, 2015 by
university dodge handyman gifts

Ram trucks are commonly known for their size, power and durability. Because of that, people and companies that rely on transporting heavy materials, like contractors, handymen, landscapers and construction workers, gravitate towards purchasing various Ram models. While there are a slew of holiday gift lists for people’s hobbies, there aren’t quite as many geared toward…

2015 Dodge SUV’s: Durango v. Journey

December 8th, 2015 by
dodge journey vs durango

The 2015 offerings of Dodge SUVs, the Journey and Durango, have a lot to offer drivers and passengers. The comparison of both of these vehicles includes important features to buyers such as pricing, fuel efficiency, safety features.   This vehicle comparison does not substitute for what a test drive at a local dealership can provide potential…

Outside of the Basel Madness

December 2nd, 2015 by

While Art Basel-related events started in our neighboring city, Miami, on Dec. 1, the official Art Basel event, Art Basel Miami Beach, is set to start Friday, Dec. 3 and will run through the weekend. Art Basel Miami Beach is one of three Art Basel shows held around the world and is considered the most…

South Florida’s Warm Holiday Spirit

November 30th, 2015 by

While South Floridian’s  may not experience a “white Christmas,” evidence of holiday traditions are still evident — palm trees are brightly outfitted with Christmas lights, malls are packed with shoppers, Menorah’s decorate window sills and Santa hats are worn. As a Dodge dealership in South Florida, we have made a list of some of 2015’s holiday events…

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Compact Car: Dodge Dart v. Nissan Sentra

November 27th, 2015 by
university dodge dart vs sentra

For those searching for a 2016 compact car, the possibilities are endless. There are tons of excellent compact car makes and models that vary in features and price ranges. For those looking into a fuel-efficient high-rated compact car priced under $17,000, the Dodge Dart and Nissan Sentra are excellent choices. While both cars are fairly…

The Hunter’s Best Tool: Ram Outdoorsman

November 26th, 2015 by
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With Thanksgiving around the corner, turkey is on everyone’s mind. While many of the turkeys served on Thanksgiving will come from the grocery store, families with avid hunters may be enjoying fresh and wild turkey. While hunters use different equipment for different animals and trips, the special edition Ram 1500 Outdoorsman is a great truck…

Must See Event: Dodge & Ram Black Friday

November 24th, 2015 by
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Everyone has unique wants and needs for the holiday season. Some of us celebrate the holidays by giving gifts that are for pure enjoyment and others give presents that are practical and make life easier. While everyone wants to get the best deals and save money, Black Friday shopping isn’t for everyone. One present that…

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