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A Look Inside the Dodge Journey at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Corpus Christi

Here at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Corpus Christi, we're big fans of the Dodge Journey, one of America's most popular mid-size SUVs. We're pretty sure you'll like it too, especially once you get a gander at its interior.

Integrated second-row booster seats

Got kids? Even if you only occasionally drive the grandkids, you'll appreciate the Journey's integrated child booster seats in the second row. 

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Meet the Durable Ram 2500

Ram trucks are made tough, which is one of the reasons why our full-sized pickups remain popular. Equipped with a 50,000 PSI cross-member reinforced steel frame makes the truck ready for the tough jobs ahead. We are so sure that the Ram 2500 delivers that they come with a five-year/60,000 mile or a five-year/100,000 mile warranty on the powertrains. 

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The Dodge Charger Hits All the Marks on Safety Performance

As one of the premiere performance sedans in the industry, the Dodge Charger does more than simply perform. Dodge loaded the Charger with features designed to keep you safe on every ride.

The Charger can alert you with warnings when you start to drift out of your lane with the LaneSense Lane Departure Warning System. Not only does it alert you when your car starts to drift, but it also corrects the course of the Charger back into its lane.

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How to Help Another Car with a Jump Start

It doesn't take much time or skill to jump start another car with a dead battery. You can accomplish this by using a running car and a set of jumper cables that will need to be hooked up to the broken-down car. It only takes about five minutes of the cars being hooked up to get some juice back into the battery.

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Myths Regarding Synthetic Motor Oil

Synthetic oil is just one of the types of motor oil that you can use in your vehicle. Many vehicle manufacturers recommend the use of synthetic oil, but some people are dead set against using it. Because of this, myths about synthetic oil have arisen.

Some people will tell you that once you put synthetic oil in your car that you always have to use it. That is false. 

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How do Extreme Weather Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

If you live in an area that enjoys four seasons, you probably know all to well how extreme temperatures affect your car battery’s performance. Many people consider very cold temperatures to be the most destructive for a battery. While it does cause problems, heat is actually more detrimental.

Motor oil thickens in very cold temperatures. As a result, it creates more work for the battery and starter relay to turn the engine over and get the system charging. 

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Regular maintenance of your vehicle should also include inspection of the wiper blades. Rubber, as an organic material, only has a certain lifespan. Exposure to the elements, including the sun, in addition to regular use in removing dirt and rain eventually erodes the material.

When you notice streaking across the glass or hear the blades squeak, it’s most likely time to replace them. 

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Take a Historical Look at Horsepower

If you're looking into buying a new vehicle, you will likely ask about horsepower. Learning about the horsepower of a vehicle is a great way to learn about the power of the engine. You can discover a lot about a new truck, car or SUV simply by asking about the horsepower. As a general rule, you should buy as much horsepower as your budget will allow. This will help assure you that your vehicle will be able to perform all the tasks you want it to.

Back in the eighteenth century, most people relied on horses for everything from…

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IMPORTANT RECALL INFORMATION: Some of our pre-owned vehicles may be subject to unrepaired safety recalls. Check for a vehicle's unrepaired recalls at safercar.gov.
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