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Test drive the all new Challenger at West Herr Dodge

When having a discussion about the most influential muscle cars of all time the Dodge Challenger is always a hot topic. These much-loved MOPAR cars were a mainstay of the early muscle car scene and remained very popular until gas prices rose under the Carter Administration. While they were not in production during the 80s and 90s they were brought back for the 2005-2006 car season.

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What Are the 2018 Trim Levels on the Dodge Journey?

The Four Trim Levels of this Dodge SUV

The Dodge Journey has four unique trim levels to choose from. These trim levels offer a unique set of features. As you move up the trim levels, more features become standard and available. For a more nuanced look at the different trim levels and the things that they offer, check out our breakdown below!

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Dodge Durango SRT Performance Features

Unique Performance Features of this Dodge SUV

When you’re looking for the top-of-the-line SUV, look no further than the Dodge Durango SRT. This vehicle sports a series of unique features that make it a competitive vehicle regarding performance.

This vehicle gets most of its power through its 6.4-liter HEMI ® SRT V8 engine. It has the potential to produce 475 horsepower. It can go from zero to 60 mph in only 4.4 seconds. These performance standards are not common among SUV style vehicles!

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DIY Headlight Restoration: Use What You Have at Home

Got any toothpaste or insect repellent? You might be able to clean up your car's headlights with just a rag and one of these two items if so. Headlight restoration is a tricky business, and sometimes, you just need your headlights replaced.

However, if you want to clean your lights on your own, then you can take a bit of toothpaste or insect repellent, wiping down the discolored areas with a rag. If that is not working, you may be able to get away with using an abrasive and a polish or a headlight restoration kit. Abrasives can cause…

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Your Tire Pressure Light is on: Here's Why

Your car's tire pressure is actually a very important part of having a functioning vehicle. Did you know that low tire pressure can affect how your vehicle works, as well as how good your gas mileage is? If you notice your car's tire pressure light come on, it's important that you check your air pressure.

It's normal for tire pressure to decrease over time. Each time you drive, a small amount of air naturally releases from your tires. If you notice a sudden decrease in the air, however, you may have a more challenging problem, such…

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Three Reasons to Consider a New SUV

If you're pondering whether you should buy an SUV or not, you're in good company. Millions of people consider the pros and cons of SUVs. Here are three reasons why people decide to make the switch to an SUV.

  1. Some people like the idea of a being able to seat more passengers along with increased towing capacity. Many SUVs can tow up to 2500 pounds or more. 
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Bumper-to-Bumper and Powertrain Warranties: The Details and Differences

A bumper-to-bumper warranty and a powertrain warranty cover almost the entire vehicle, but each plan covers very different systems. The bumper-to-bumper warranty covers miscellaneous parts, like seat belts, the entertainment system, and the steering. Bumper-to-bumper literally covers items between the two bumpers.

A powertrain warranty covers the bigger components. It comprises the engine, drivetrain, and transmission. 

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Your Transmission Is More Important Than You Think

Fewer and fewer cars these days have a manual transmission. How is this possible you might ask? With the dawn of the automatic transmission, drivers no longer have to actively switch gears while driving and can instead just focus on driving.

That is why we here at West Herr Dodge in Orchard Park, NY want to be sure that you know the basics of your vehicles transmission. The transmission is what transmits power from your engine to make your car move forward. As you accelerate, your transmission is allowing you to do so by switching gears.

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