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Paul Sherry is a Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM dealer serving Piqua, Dayton, Troy, Sidney, Greenville and more.

When you decide that it is time to buy a new Chrysler or another vehicle, you will probably want to save some money by trading in your old model at the same time. Doing this can take a sizeable chunk of the price off of your new vehicle, making it much easier to afford or letting you opt for more features. To make the most out of your trade-in, you can do a few things to maximize the value of your Chrysler or other model.

Keep up with Maintenance and Records

One of the most important things that affect the value of any used car is how well it has been maintained. If you want to get the most money for your old car, it should be in good condition, and the best way to ensure this is performing regular maintenance. This isn’t a very complicated task; simply follow the guidelines listed in your owner’s [...]

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview

Why It's The Popular Choice For The Miami Valley
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Dayton Ohio

jeep grand cherokee dayton ohjeep grand cherokee dayton ohWith the 2017 model years of various vehicles being announced, Jeep decided to tempt drivers across the country with the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, the automaker revealed the newest version of the Grand Cherokee in its top trim levels, the Summit and Trailhawk. The first of these is ideal for optimizing luxury while the second maximizes off-road capability. Even with limited information about the other trim levels, we know a great deal about the 2017 Grand Cherokee based on what we saw of these two models.

Interior Features and Options

Since the 2017 Grand Cherokee Summit is the most luxurious trim level of this SUV, it gives you a good idea of all the available features for the Dayton Jeep dealers. The [...

2016 Dodge Journey Overview

What to expect when you buy!
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dodge journey dayton ohiododge journey dayton ohioThe 2016 Dodge Journey is the perfect affordable crossover for Dayton families who need three rows of seats, a versatile interior, and a range of advanced technology. Factor in the choice of engines and trim levels and the Journey has something for everyone.

Engines and Performance

There are two engines available in the 2016 Dodge Journey, depending on the trim level you choose. The SE, SXT, Crossroad, or Crossroad Plus will give you a 173-horsepower, 166-pound-foot 2.4-liter 4-cylinder that gets up to 26 mpg on the highway. For those who want more power, these trims offer a 3.6-liter V6 which is standard on the top R/T trim of the Journey. This engine increases output to [...]

Few people are able to buy their next vehicle outright, even if it is a budget-friendly model. Because of this, dealerships and banks offer a range of financing options. Thanks to the financing, you make an affordable down payment followed by monthly payments that you can truly afford. Eventually, you will completely pay off your vehicle and own your truck or Jeep. With a little bit of research, you can get the best rates possible and start enjoying your car.

Check Your Credit Score

Before applying for financing, you will want to take the time to look at your credit score. While this isn’t completely necessary, it is a very good idea. This can give you insight into how banks and credit unions will view your financial abilities. Knowing your credit score can also help prepare you by giving you an indication of the interest rate you may receive. Most importantly, checking your credit score [...]

jeep cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee is known for its reliability, off-road capabilities, and numerous trim levels. Although you can’t drive the 2017 Jeep Cherokee quite yet, some details about it are slowly being released to help get everyone excited and ensure you know what to expect. The newest version of the Cherokee should be similar to the 2016 model currently found at Jeep dealers, but with enough updates to make it worth upgrading and to provide a great value.

Exterior Updates

Based on spy shots and the limited information available, we know that the 2017 Jeep Cherokee will have a minor facelift. Many experts are predicting that the platform of everyone’s favorite SUV may also change, making it a bit more similar to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class in structure. In terms of what we know for sure, you should expect to see new headlights to replace the old ones with their rounded design. The front grille has [...]

jeep renegade for sale

jeep renegade dayton ohiojeep renegade dayton ohioThe Jeep Renegade is known for its off-road capabilities and excellent on-road handling, and the upcoming 2017 version will be no different. Details on the newest Renegade are still limited, but we know it will be the same SUV that drivers know and love with a few key updates. Stop by and visit our Dayton Area Jeep dealership for a first hand look at the newest member of the Jeep family.

New Cargo Features and More

Going with the Trailhawk or Limited trim on the 2017 Renegade will give you access to a brand-new removable cargo light. Now you can easily see what is going on in the cargo area of your SUV whether or not you are by a light source. You will still have the option to just take the light out [...

dodge charger dayton ohio

dodge charger dayton ohiododge charger dayton ohioThe 2016 Dodge Charger is a fun family sedan that can be configured with some high-end features or an incredibly powerful engine. There are nine trim configurations to choose from when you factor in the drivetrain. With the extra options and packages, there is a Charger that is right for most people.

Engine and Performance

The Charger lets drivers choose from a range of engine options. The base 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 generates 292 horsepower and 260 pound-feet, which increases to 300 horses and 264 pound-feet with the Rallye Group. This engine has the best-in-class fuel economy on the highway of 31 mpg.

Some Charger configurations run on the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine, a class exclusive with the best-in-class figures for both horsepower and torque, 370 horses and 395 pound-feet. Moving up [...

dodge hellcat

If you say you want to drive the Dodge Hellcat, you are actually talking about two different models. Both the Charger and Challenger offer a trim known as the SRT Hellcat. Since these Dodge muscle cars are slightly different, that gives drivers two options for their Hellcat. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat starts at $64,195, and the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat starts at $67,645. The high price tag comes from the incredible performance of these vehicles, which share the same powertrain and many features.

dodge charger hellcat dayton ohiododge charger hellcat dayton ohioThe Incredible Power

The Dodge Hellcat models are designed to offer the best possible performance. They run on a 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine, which is supercharged. This engine generates a whopping 707 horsepower that lets the Challenger SRT Hellcat claim the title of [...

chrysler 300 dayton ohio
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The Chrysler 300 is a luxurious large sedan that manages to offer more high-end features than the average vehicle while still being much closer in price to non-luxury brands than premium ones. Because of this, the Chrysler 300 is a popular option for a family sedan with plenty of style and power.

Under the Hood

The standard engine under the hood of the Chrysler 200 is a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 292 horsepower and a torque of 260 pound-feet. Going with the sport-oriented 300S trim increases output slightly to 300 horsepower and 264 pound-feet. Every Chrysler 200 comes standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive with the option of all-wheel drive. This engine gives the Chrysler 200 a respectable 31 mpg on the highway and 23 [...

chrysler 200 dayton ohio
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The Chrysler 200 is a midsize sedan with an upscale interior and an incredibly affordable starting price of just $21,995. This model is available in one of four trim levels with several option groups and one of two engines depending on the trim you select.

Powertrain and Output

Most Chrysler 200 models come standard with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 184 horsepower and a torque of 173 pound-feet. If you choose the Limited, S, or C trim, the Chrysler 200 is available with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that boosts output to 295 horsepower and 262 pound-feet. Regardless of the engine, you will get a 9-speed automatic transmission and standard front-wheel drive. The sport-themed 200S also features paddle shifters on the steering wheel, and V6 models can have all-wheel [...

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