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What Engines Come in a Ram 1500?

The engine in the Ram 1500 determines the power and the towing capability of the vehicle. While the stock engine is great for moving about town, if you want to carry heavy loads or need a higher tow capacity, you need to consider the optional higher-powered engines at the time of your purchase.

The 2018 Ram 1500 comes stock with the 3.6-Liter V-6 engine that generates 305-horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. torque. The next grade up in power comes with the 5.7-Liter V-8 built for added towing capacity with 395-horsepower generation and 410 lb.-ft torque. For the…

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The Dodge Charger Delivers Blistering Performance

Dodge's new Charger continues the prestigious legacy of the muscle car line, offering the same raw power and aggressive design that it's always been known for, and guaranteeing its status as a new favorite for performance sedan enthusiasts. However, it isn't all muscle and grit. The new charger features quite a few high-tech performance features that take it to the next level.

Foremost among those performance features is the Charger's all-speed traction control system, designed to maintain the Charger's performance on the road by reducing slippage in even the worst conditions...

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Tow Almost 18,000 Pounds with a Ram 2500

If you're looking for a workhorse that can pull heavy loads of equipment or construction materials, the 2017 Ram 2500 has all the power you need to get the job done.

The Ram 2500's 5.7L HEMI V8 engine delivers 800 lbs of torque and can handle any load, while the truck's bed can carry 3,990 pounds. The front and rear suspensions are designed to handle the stress of a full load. The three-link front suspension has a wider frame and larger stabilizer bar to mount more outward placed springs and shocks to give the driver…

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Bowls Over the Competition

SUVs offer car owners everything they desire in a car. It has a ton of space and cargo room for your family and all of their things while also providing some of the best performance features on the market. That is why we here at Lakeshore Chrysler Jeep Dodge located in Montague are so excited to announce the arrival of the brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk model of this popular SUV kicks out an incredible 707 horsepower which will quickly set you apart from other cars on the road. It also offers 645 lb…

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Are You Considering Switching to Synthetic Oil?

Oil plays a very important role in the function of your vehicle. Its purpose is to provide lubrication to various engine parts, while simultaneously keeping the engine cool and being a deterrent to corrosion. There used to be only one type of oil to choose from, which is conventional oil, but now car owners can also choose synthetic oil.

Both conventional and synthetic oil originates in the ground. Where conventional oil is refined, synthetic oil is distilled and purified. A blend of additives is added to synthetic oil after purification to finalize the process.

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What is a Transfer Case?

Do you own an all-wheel drive or a 4-wheel drive vehicle? If so, then it is definitely worth knowing what a transfer case is and why it is so essential to your vehicle's stability.

The transfer case is primarily responsible for pushing power from the transmission to the front and rear axles through a mechanism with the drive shafts. They also synchronize the differences between both the front and back wheels, preventing binding and subsequent damage to the transfer case.

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Dodge Brings All-Wheel Muscle

The Dodge Muscle Car Family is a group of vehicles that offer a satisfying level of speed, power, and performance. In the all-wheel-drive style, the Dodge muscle tradition continues. If you want maximum power, traction, and acceleration, then you want an all-wheel drive Dodge Charger.

Some Montague area drivers, put a high priority on acceleration, speed, and control. For these drivers, the Dodge Muscle Car Family offers a unique option; the Charger AWD is the only all-wheel drive muscle car. The innovation of the all-wheel drive muscle car adds greater control and all-season...

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MOPAR Protects Your Vehicle

For most car or truck buyers, a vehicle represents an important investment. Whether for personal or business usage, the customer hopes for a long useful life with few repairs. Fiat Chrysler agrees; Fiat Chrysler and MOPAR understand the meaning of backing your vehicle.

Montague, MI drivers make many uses of their vehicles each day. A smooth running vehicle is essential to getting around town to work, play, errands, and family activities. Vehicle maintenance requires scheduling, well-trained technicians, and available high-quality parts. MOPAR provides all of these and more...

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Fluid Service is a Big Part of Quality Car Maintenance

Fluid service is a big part of maintenance. Each of our professional technicians at Lakeshore Chrysler Jeep Dodge understands this approach. We want to make sure your levels are always filled to the proper line. Fluids help do different jobs with many different components of your ride. The important thing to remember is each fluid has an important job, and no fluid should get ignored.

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Load Your Car up With Sand this Winter

If you ever get stuck in the winter, you know that it can be tough to get out. It is a great idea to always have a bag of sand, litter, or salt on hand so that you can get some traction when you find yourself in a slippery situation.

Come see us at Lakeshore Chrysler Jeep Dodge to get your vehicle tuned up as well. You want to keep up on your vehicle maintenance so that you will be less likely to have any breakdowns or issues on the road.

If you are wondering what to use to get…
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