The new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the first hybrid minivan. Combining the efficiency of a hybrid with the space of a minivan and the excellent features of the Pacifica, this new van is just about as close to the perfect family vehicle as you can get. If you were ever interested in buying a minivan, there are a few things you should know about why the new Pacifica Hybrid makes a perfect choice.
1. It’s a Plug-in Hybrid
The new Pacifica Hybrid isn’t just a regular hybrid, it’s a plug-in hybrid. That means it gets even better mileage, and you can charge up its battery at an EV station for up to 30 miles of pure electric power. And if you reach another EV station before the battery runs out of charge, you don’t have to turn on the gasoline engine once. The Pacifica Hybrid also has an estimated range of 530 miles, which means you can take the interstates from Tampa to Mobile, Alabama without having to stop for gas once.
Dodge makes three kinds of vehicle: sedans, sports cars, and SUVs. But all these vehicles have something in common: muscle. The Dodge Charger marks a return of the old-fashioned muscle car but has extra muscle and better features, but when you get an SUV like the 2017 Durango you get both a fun ride and all the features you could hope for in a family crossover.
The Back Rows
Despite being a midsize crossover, the 2017 Durango has enough room in the back to fit an optional third row, and that third row has enough room to comfortably seat adult passengers. And when you want space for cargo instead of passengers, the Durango can do that, too: fold down the rear seats and get up to 84.5 cubic feet for storage. On some models you also get conveniences like a center armrest and cup holders built into the second-row bench and extra vents and USB ports on the back of the center console.
Florida might not be the best place to experience a white December, but, you can still experience some holiday cheer when you go to these events on the Sun Coast.
The Sarasota Holiday Parade
On the first Saturday of December, the city of Sarasota holds a parade with thousands of participants that marches down the streets at 7 p.m. Each year the parade’s theme changes, and each year the floats, bands, and marchers compete to win prizes in their class and the Mayor’s Trophy for best themed float. Every organization in the Sarasota area is welcome to join in the parade, but the last float always features an appearance by Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Pickups are among the most important vehicles for American farmers, right up there with tractors and harvesters. That’s why Ram has introduced the Ram Harvest, a new trim made specifically for farmers and other agricultural workers. Available for both the light-duty 1500 and the heavy-duty 2500 and 3500, the Ram Harvest offers a set of features customized for bringing heavy loads and trailers down the dirt and gravel of America’s country roads.
Extra Ride Height and Steps
Between the rough country roads and the need to drive out onto the fields and pastures, a truck with some strong off-road ability can come in real handy. And when it comes to ride height, a little can go a long way, so the Ram Harvest adds an extra inch of ride height.
However, a high-riding chassis is also hard to climb into, which is why the Harvest also comes standard with a set of black tubular side steps. To get you into the bed, the Harvest also has a standard bumper step that folds out for easy access.
Drag racing continues to be a major sport for car enthusiasts, and Dodge is helping drivers get the most power out of their cars. For years, Dodge vehicles have been used as drag racers with significant modifications to maximize their speed and power. Now, Dodge is getting ready to sell racers straight from the factory. Here is a first look at 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.
Top Vehicle Performance
The Demon is designed to have the most power and speed of any Dodge Challenger. Dodge designed it with racing in mind, streamlining the design to focus on performance above all else. It comes with a 6.2L V8 that produces 840hp and 770lb-ft of torque. With those numbers, the Demon could easily get ahead of its competitors.
Across Bradenton, the fall season is one of the best. It’s less humid and hot than the summer months, without sacrificing any of the characteristic warm weather you’d expect in Florida. That’s probably why so many fun events are planned in the fall months. Here are five events to check out in and around Bradenton, Florida, this fall.
Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival
The Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Festival takes place during the weekends in October at 7410 Fruitville Road. At the festival, you’ll find pony rides, crafts and other fall-themed activities. Plus, there’s a ton of fall inspired food options to choose from, including pumpkin pie, funnel cakes, and BBQ favorites. It’s free to attend, so you may want to plan on going more than once.
Dodge has a long history with high-performance muscle cars. They are a big part of American motorsports history. More than that, these Dodge vehicles are legends both on and off of the track for their performance and style. It is common to find one or several Dodge vehicles in car collections, on race tracks, and in car shows. Even today, Dodge continues to push the development of new and improved versions of various iconic models that enthusiasts still obsess over. Here are the four most iconic Dodge performance cars.
Since 1964, the Dodge Charger has been one of the most popular muscle cars around. Although it has undergone some significant changes over the years, it retains much of what made it an icon. The Charger reached a new level of prestige with the introduction of the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat which is still one of the most beloved Charger models of all time. The Hellcat has a V8 engine that produces up to 707hp making it one of the fastest sedans ever built.
Jeep is known for its high-performance, off-road vehicles. Since the introduction of the original Jeep design, Jeep expanded the lineup with a range of other options. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk takes the best features of the Jeep, and amplifies them with design changes focused on speed and performance. The Trackhawk is said to be the fastest SUV on the market and is turning heads in many different ways. Here are 5 things to know about the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.
Sportier, Sculpted Body
The Trackhawk departs from the Wrangler in its overall body design. It is designed to have a longer, streamlined body for better aerodynamics and controlled performance. The Trackhawk takes the Cherokee body design further by adding features to the exterior body to give it a sportier look and feel. This also results in improved performance at high speeds. It is optimized for air intake and drag control which assists in high-speed handling. It also has a more stable base which allows the Trackhawk to stay agile even at higher speeds.
The iconic Jeep Wrangler is getting a refresh with new features for 2018, and fans are already anticipating all the changes coming to this sporty vehicle. Discover what we know so far about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler and see how it’s going to differ from the current model.
One of the most exciting pieces of information to come out about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler is a tip about the all-new range of engines that will be available. The tip from this connected source says the Wrangler will have three different engine options. This will include the base 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine, an optional turbo-diesel engine, and an optional Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 engine. This tip also showed that the new Wrangler will come with an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.
When you need a powerful work truck that can help you get the job done, turn to the 2017 Ram 3500. With incredible capabilities and a luxurious interior, this full-size truck has everything you want and need in one sharp and impressive vehicle.
The Size You Need
Whether you tend to carry around more people or more cargo, the Ram 3500 has a truck that’s the perfect size for you. When you need all the cargo space you can get, the regular cab with the eight-foot bed is ideal. If you’re more concerned about comfortable space for people, consider the crew cab or mega cab with the 6.3-inch bed. When you want the best of both worlds, the crew cab with the eight-foot bed is for you.