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Caring about plants while trying to avoid getting stuck in the snow

Sand and kitty litter are much better options than salt when a driver is worried about plants close to a parking lot or driveway when they are trying use materials to get their car to move on the ice. Sand and kitty litter are best as they will not harm the plants and will actually help the plants to thrive by giving it an environment that can both have proper water drainage as well as proper water retention.

We here at Gene Steffy Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM want our Fremont customers to keep this in mind the next time that…
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When Should You be Changing Your Vehicle's Oil?

Technology has brought about many different advancements over the years. Some of those advancements are ones that directly affect the longevity of engine oil and how often oil needs to be changed in newer vehicles. If you have a vehicle that was manufactured in the last 20 years, chances are the oil only needs to be changed every 5,000-10,000 miles.

Oil chemistry and technology used to build vehicle engines is far more advanced than it was 20 years ago allowing for longer periods between oil changes. There are a few things however that could require you to change…

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Understanding the Actual Difference Between All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive

Sometimes people get the definitions of all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive confused. It would seem to some that the items discussed are really just the same thing. That is not really the truth as we shall soon see. Although both processes do supply power to the four wheels of a vehicle for the purposes of giving more traction when driving, that is where any similarity ends.

Four-wheel-drive gets its mojo from a split differential and a lowered gear ratio. It is prominently found in pickup trucks and off-road, oversized SUVs.

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Be a Conscientious Driver this Halloween

You have a goal of always being safe in the driving that you do, and you need to be careful to make sure that you are safe as you drive around this Halloween. There are some things that you can do to look out for others as you drive, and our team at Gene Steffy Chrysler Jeep Dodge recommends the following:

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Should I Switch My Sedan For An SUV?

If you've been driving a sedan and are looking for something more rugged and reliable, then you may be looking for an SUV. A new SUV from Gene Steffy Chrysler Jeep Dodge can offer you fantastic off-road capabilities, and while performance can vary between models, the vast majority of SUVs have at least some off-road capability. So if you like to drive off the beaten path, then you may want an SUV from our showroom!

But that isn't all that an SUV has on offer. Some of the larger SUVs available on the market have an almost unbelievable…

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Is GAP Insurance Right for You?

Many people ask exactly why they need GAP insurance and we can understand why you might hesitate to accept this additional coverage. Don't you pay enough in auto insurance fees? Isn't the purpose of insurance to provide protection you in case of an accident? Well, not exactly because if your car is totaled in an accident, you will quickly discover that there is a difference between the assessed fair market value and the actual value of your vehicle

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2017 Pacifica Named "Best of 2017"

The all-new and innovative 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been in the news a lot lately, but we're certainly not sick of it. Fresh off it's unprecedented "Utility of the Year" victory, the most-awarded minivan of 2016 is now the first minivan to win the "Best Of" award. The announcement was made during the 2017 Best of Awards show at the North American International Auto...

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All-New Chrysler Pacifica Earns North American Utility Vehicle of the Year Award

Some interesting and exciting news was reported out of the North American International Auto Show this morning. Riding a way of momentum as the most awarded minivan of 2016, the Chrysler Pacifica became only the second minivan in history to win the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year award, and the first in nearly 20 years...

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