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Convenient Technology: Jeep Compass


Looking to purchase a new compact SUV for the new year but want it to include convenient technological features? Look no further than the Jeep Compass, listed below are two great features that make it one of the most popular in its class:
  • Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls- The Jeep Compass comes with controls conveniently located on the steering wheel. This feature allows the driver to easily access radio volume, voice and speed control with the touch of a button allowing the driver to keep their hands on the steering wheel and focused on driving 
  • Uconnect 4C NAV- The Jeep Compass comes…
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Check Out the Durable 2018 Ram ProMaster City

The 2018 Ram ProMaster City is a cargo van made for hauling. Whether it's used as a utility vehicle or to make deliveries, the ProMaster City has the durability to withstand city traffic.

The ProMaster City comes with a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, a 3-year/36,000 basic warranty, and a 5-year/100,000-mile rust-through warranty. That's how confident we are that the ProMaster City is going be a reliable transport vehicle for any business fleet. It's also a safety-conscious vehicle by design with 7 airbags, crush zones, and a reinforced structure...

 

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The Negative Impact Weather Has on Your Car Battery


Although the battery in your car is supposed to perform perfectly in normal weather conditions, it is those extreme temperatures that are really pushing the battery to its limits.

In the freezing cold weather, what is happening inside the car battery is those chemicals are freezing and getting sluggish just like the oil inside the engine. They tend to expand, and that can damage the casing and components inside the battery. If this occurs, it is something that cannot be repaired.

On the other end of the spectrum, when the temperatures are dangerously high for too long, the chemicals in…
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Front-wheel-drive vs. Rear-wheel-drive Cars

We here at Riverdale Chrysler Jeep want you to consider the differences between front and rear wheel drive systems so you can make an informed decision the next time you purchase a vehicle.

Front-wheel-drive (FWD) cars offer better traction on slippery roadways because they have the weight of the engine and transmission on the wheels that propel the car. They also carry the advantage of having a lower up-front cost and better fuel economy than RWD vehicles. The main drawback is durability. There are more moving parts, and repairs are needed more often.

 

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The Ram 1500 Big Horn is a Durable Vehicle


You would like to know that the truck that you purchase will hold up fine no matter what you put it through. The Ram 1500 Big Horn is a durable truck and it is something that will stay in good shape through all kinds of conditions.

The Ram 1500 Big Horn is made with a high-strength steel frame. This is something that helps it to stay strong no matter what happens. This truck is also made of other components that are meant to last. The Ram 1500 Big Horn was designed with care and it was made to be a…
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The 2018 AWD Dodge Challenger Is Here To Provide Muscle In Any Conditions


Dodge has always been a player in the muscle car market. They have consistently sought to innovate their brand offerings with features and power to satisfy the muscle car enthusiast. Unlike other automakers, Dodge features a line-up of all-wheel drive muscle cars such as the 2018 Dodge Challenger.

The all-wheel drive 2018 Dodge Challenger comes with a 305 HP V6 engine and 8 speed transmission. This ensures a muscular performance while keeping everyone going along for the ride remains safe and secure in all weather conditions. The new Challenger also features an 8.4 inch touch screen...
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Time to Let Go of the 3,000-Mile Oil Change Rule

Getting your oil changed every 3,000 miles used to be a non-negotiable rule. Over the years this has changed. Riverdale Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram would like to shed some light on this topic as this outdated information still seems to be circulated by some in the automotive service industry. Funny enough, it seems the only folks still hanging onto this belief are those who get a nice commission for selling you a "package" at your local "quick lube." Even the oil industry agrees and admits it's only necessary to have an oil change when your vehicle actually needs…

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Schedule Service Online

We here at Riverdale Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram have made it easier than ever to have routine maintenance and repairs done on your vehicle. Our lives are all busy and we understand this, but if your vehicle isn't running as smoothly as it should be, then our qualified service technicians are ready and available to take a look at the problem. Even if all you need is a routine oil change or inspection, our staff is here to help.

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The Right Windshield Wiper Blades Are Critical For Safety


Driving in the rain or snow can be dangerous when your windshield wipers are leaving streaks on your windshield. This occurs because full contact is not being achieved by the windshield wipers.

The most common problems are a reduced visibility, blindness caused by oncoming headlights and a blurry view. The reasons your windshield wipers can fail during the winter are because the cold has caused the rubber to stiffen, or it has torn and become brittle. Sometimes, the wipers bend due to the weight of the snow or are unable to flex properly because of the ice....
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Prepping for Your Big Holiday Road Trip


You are going to leave home in the Bronx and head off on a holiday road trip. You need to be properly prepared for that road trip and all that will happen while you are off on it.
  • Prepare yourself for your road trip by bringing your car in to Riverdale Chrysler Jeep so that we can look at it and make sure that it is ready to go.
  • Prepare for your road trip by…
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