Come Out to Detroit’s Autorama World of Wheels Event

Autorama World of Wheels

Autorama World of Wheels

Detroit is regarded around the world as one of the biggest centers of the auto industry, and this March, you can experience a car show worthy of Detroit’s reputation. The Autorama World of Wheels and Cavalcade of Customs event is touring the United States and will be making its way to Detroit, Michigan on March 2-4.

The Autorama event is prestigious in the custom car community, and enthusiasts from the world over make their way to the festival to show off their work and compete for the Ridler Award. This award is given to the vehicle deemed best in show. From individual cars to large collections, everyone in the custom car community is welcome. There are also activities such as chop-shop demonstrations and autograph sessions throughout the weekend.

When the Autorama World of Wheels event makes its way to Detroit this March, it will be taking place at the Cobo Center. Online tickets aren’t available as of yet, but keep an eye out for ticket prices. Make sure you mark your calendar for March 2-4 so you can make it to this can’t-miss event in the auto world, packed with creative vehicles from all over.

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Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Continues to Earn Praise

Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Continues to Earn Praise

Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Continues to Earn Praise

If you think the minivan segment is slowly fading away, think again. The Chrysler Pacifica just debuted for the 2018 model year, and it has made huge waves in the automobile industry. This minivan sets new standards for its segment, offering thoughtful features like easy to use, flexible seating; an in-cabin vacuum; and intelligent, family-friendly entertainment technology throughout the cabin. The Chrysler Pacifica has even been named “the best” in several award categories.

One category in which the Chrysler Pacifica earned its honorable superlative was when it was called “2018 Best Hybrid Vehicle to Buy” by the The Car Connection. This minivan was the first to come in a hybrid powertrain, making it all the more versatile. The Car Connection also called the Chrysler Pacifica the “2018 Best Minivan to Buy.” Green Car Reports, which focuses on hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient vehicles, called this minivan the “2018 Best Car to Buy.”

At Rochester Hills CDJR, we love to hear that our favorite minivan is also a favorite among many shoppers and reviewers in the American market. Its sales have continued to increase and we expect that buyers will continue to choose the Chrysler Pacifica for its exceptional efficiency, its thoughtful features, and advanced safety and technology.

If you’d like to see the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica for yourself, stop by Rochester Hills CDJR for a test drive.

The Most Expensive Ram Truck Yet

The Most Expensive Ram Truck Yet; 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition.

The Most Expensive Ram Truck Yet; 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition.

Different shoppers look for different things out of their automobiles. That’s no mystery. But some people might have trouble choosing between aesthetics and functionality. That battle between values becomes obsolete when you look at the most expensive Ram truck yet—the new 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition. This high-end trim level is named after an extremely strong metal. While there is no tungsten in the makeup of this truck (since the metal itself is very rare), that name does well to indicate that these pickups hold onto the rugged, strong capability of the Ram pickups while adding unlikely luxurious features that are far and few between in hard-working trucks.

The 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition comes crafted with white-and-indigo leather, a suede headliner, and real wood trim. It’s also packed with standard and indulgent features, such as a heated steering wheel, the Uconnect infotainment system on an 8.4-inch touchscreen, and smartphone compatibility with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

If you want people to know that you value both capability and style, or if you simply want the most luxurious truck on the market, don’t hesitate to stop by Rochester Hills CDJR to try out the 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition.

Prepare your Car for Winter and Be Ready for Anything

Prepare your Car for Winter

Prepare your Car for Winter

Winter driving can be stressful for you and hard on your vehicle. With a little preparation, though, there’s no need to let the cold weather slow you down. Here are some ways to properly prepare your car for winter from Rochester Hills CDJR.

Monitor your tires

Cold weather can cause the air in your tires to compress, which leads to deflated tires. Keeping your tires filled with the correct amount of air is crucial to optimal traction and handling. The last thing you want on snowy or icy roads is to lose grip, so keep an eye on your tires all winter long.

Test your Battery

Those cold winter mornings are extra taxing on your car’s battery, so before the weather turns ugly, make sure your battery is fully charged. If it’s not holding a full charge, it’s time to replace it.

Pack an Emergency Kit

It’s important to keep an emergency kit in your vehicle during the winter. If you’re ever stranded in the cold, be prepared by stowing blankets, water, food, and a cell phone charger in your car so you can wait out the elements until help arrives.

 

This year, skip the stress and be prepared. Take these simple winter car preparation tips and be ready for anything! If your vehicle needs a new battery or tires, stop by Rochester Hills CDJR before the cold rolls in.

Holiday Events in Rochester Hills Will Entertain the Whole Family

Holiday Events in Rochester Hills

Holiday Events in Rochester Hills

Whether you’ve lived in Rochester Hills your whole life or are just visiting, there’s no shortage of fun and exciting holiday events in Rochester Hills. This year, join the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to celebrate the holidays with the whole family.

A Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus

What holiday season would be complete without a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus? Join the Rochester Hills Museum on Dec. 2 for this festive event. Everyone’s favorite couple will be at the museum from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., so bring the whole family and make sure you have your Christmas lists ready to hand-deliver to Santa himself.

Old Fashioned Christmas

On Dec. 16, be sure to come back to the Rochester Hills Museum for some old-fashioned holiday fun for people of all ages. Wagons will be on site to shuttle holiday revelers between the many historic buildings at Van Hoosen farm that will house a huge variety of activities including great food, crafts, music, and theater.

 

Don’t let the cold winter weather keep you in doors for the rest of the year. Instead, check out these great holiday events happening in our community. At Rochester Hills CDJR, we are proud to serve the Rochester Hills area.

What’s New For the 2018 Ram 1500

What's New For the 2018 Ram 1500

What’s New For the 2018 Ram 1500

What is an ideal truck?

To us, it’s one that can flex and change to meet the needs of a diverse number of lifestyles. The 2018 Ram 1500 does this well, coming in a number of trims with a long list of standard and available features. Whether you need a strong, durable workhorse or want a stylish, sleek truck to use as your daily commuter, the 2018 Ram 1500 can fit the bill.

This model year, the Ram 1500 offers even more customization options than before. New features give buyers more options, as do two new trim levels. Added to the list of trims this year is the new special Harvest Edition as well as an updated, high-end Limited Tungsten Edition. This is the perfect trim for those who want a pickup that’s more stylish than any other on the road. It features a leather interior, an attractive chrome grille, and a sport hood.

The 2018 Ram 1500 now comes with a standard rearview camera on every model, and the available 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen now comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There are more ways than ever to make the 2018 Ram 1500 uniquely yours. Start creating your perfect pickup when you visit Rochester Hills CDJR today.

Reasons You Should Own a Pickup Truck

2017 RAM pickup truck

2017 RAM pickup truck

Interested in getting a new truck? We understand why. They’re capable, reliable, and offer unprecedented towing power. Here are some of our top reasons for why you should own a pickup truck.

Power and Capability

Pickup trucks typically come with several engine and transmission options that crank out some serious ponies, as well as having good ground clearance, rigid body construction, and wheels built for traction.

Towing

In addition to delivering plenty of power, pickup trucks provide drivers with the ability to tow and haul whatever they need. Whether you’re hauling boats for a weekend away or a trailer full of moving boxes and furniture, your truck has got you covered.

Safety and Visibility

Pickup trucks are a lot taller than your average car, so you’ll be able to see a lot more on the road. Plus, with a tough body construction and advanced safety features, pickup trucks are often safer, too.

Versatile

With the ability to tow and haul, pickup trucks can be used for many different purposes. Depending on your needs, you can choose between several different body configurations of both cabs and truck beds to make your pickup truck your own.

 

If you’re on the hunt for a new pickup, head over to Rochester Hills CDJR to see our inventory of capable, popular RAM trucks.