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Other Options to Consider when Money is an Obstacle

You want a car, but you do not have the full amount at the time? Never despair, there are two ways you can still have the car of your dreams. You can either get a car loan or lease the vehicle. We are obliged to disclose the benefits of both ways of acquiring a car to you, our esteemed customers. Below are the advantages—take a look and decide.

Advantages of leasing
• You can acquire an expensive and classy car at a lower price.
• You make small payments monthly.
• You do not take the full costs of maintenance.
• You can…
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For New Car Purchases, GAP Insurance is Essential

Most people who purchase new cars do so use financing from a bank. They will gradually pay off the price of the car over a few years. However, there is a fundamental disparity between the loan amortization and the decline in the value of the car. Fortunately our team at Doug Smith Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is here to guide you and your vehicle towards long-term success.

Once purchased, a new car will see its market value immediately drop, followed by a very gradual decline. On the other hand, the loan will amortize at a more or less constant rate…

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How the 2018 Dodge Journey Can Accommodate for Storage, Style, and Entertainment

If you want an SUV that can accommodate for style, storage, as well as entertainment, then take a look at the 2018 Dodge Journey. This spacious SUV, whether you choose the Journey SXT, Journey SE, Journey GT, or Journey Crossroad, offers a lot of amenities. For entertainment, there is an 8.4-inch infotainment system available where you can access many applications. Storage also gets accommodated for with the second-row in-floor storage and second and third-row folding seats that are obtainable...

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Enjoy a Sesame Street Carpool in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Going back to school is a mixed bag - some kids and parents get super excited and some kids and parents get really bummed out about it. However, we here at Doug Smith Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram think we can all agree that the ride to school can always be enjoyable with the right vehicle and the right music. For the Sesame Street crew in the video below, that's the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan and the ever-classic ABCs song. Check it out below, consider the Pacifica as your next family-friendly vehicle, and enjoy the tunes:

 

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Take time to learn about the 2018 Durango SRT

Some customers might not know yet about what the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT has to offer drivers in American Fork, UT, but if you love speed or simply don’t want to settle for an SUV that dawdles along, then this is a great fit for you. With an available 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine with 475 horsepower, the Durango SRT definitely has a leg up on the Durango R/T that offers a generous 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with 360 horsepower.

 
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Don't Forget Your Road Trip Checkup!

 

 

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Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip around Utah (or anywhere else you feel like going!), but the fun can easily come to an unexpected halt if you don't first make sure to give your car a little pre-travel checkup to make sure it's fit to make the trip.

Things to Check Before You Leave

  • Tires: Make sure their pressure levels are correct and check for any signs of damage or unusual wear patterns as these could only get worse as…
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2017 Chrysler 300 Garners Praise from CarGurus Pundits

If you're shopping the full-size sedan segment for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Doug Smith Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram feel like you may well meet your ideal match in ours, the 2017 Chrysler 300.

Yet, what makes us say that?

CarGurus commentator Nicole Wakelin is here to offer some perspective; check out her appraisal of the 300 in the clip below:

Though every 300 powertrain has its perks, we'd argue that none are more thoroughly impressive than the top-tier 5.7-liter V8 option.

Pairing with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the V8 turns out a downright titanic…

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The Fast Lane Car Takes Tempestuous 2017 Dodge Viper for Test Run

Are you in the market for a high-octane sports coupe? Are you seeking one that'll allow you to uncork top-flight thrills each and every time you turn the key?

Well, if so, we here at Doug Smith Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram think you might like to have a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Dodge Viper.

And, coincidentally, that's exactly what The Fast Lane Car reviewer, Roman Mica, is here today to provide. Link up with him in the clip below:

For sure the most performance-minded model across the Viper lineup, the top-of-the-line ACR offers a no-frills…

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How to Stay Safe in the Drivers' Seat

Every driver surely highly values safety. It is far more important to get to your destination in a safe way than it is to get there on time. These tips along with routine maintenance from Doug Smith American Fork Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in American Fork, UT, will help you stay safe on the road.

Always pay attention to what the other motorists and pedestrians around you are doing. If you want to be able to react quickly in an emergency, then it is important to be very aware of your surroundings...

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Why Tire Rotation Is a Good Idea

Cars should be maintained to prolong the performance of the car and keep repair cost low. Many times tire maintenance is overlooked, including tire rotation. Tire rotation means that your tires are removed and switched on your car. Your car manual can help to know the rotation order. This should get done by trained professionals at our dealership.

A set of tires can be costly. Tire rotation will prolong the wear on your tires so you can get maximum use for your investment...

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