Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why the 2016 RAM 1500 is the Perfect Vehicle for San Antonio

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A center of culture and innovation in the American Southwest, San Antonio is one of the great American cities. If there is a vehicle that embodies the spirit of our city, it has to be the 2016 Ram 1500. A vehicle that is built on tradition, values work and looks to the future, the Ram emulates what it means to be a San Antonian.

 

Built on Tradition: No matter where you are in San Antonio, you are bound to see pieces of our past. Heritage is important in San Antonio as well as the 2016 Ram 1500. Creating quality trucks since 1917, Dodge has had nearly a century to perfect a vehicle built for people who need to get work done. Building on our tradition, we are proud of what has made our trucks so great in the past and use our heritage to create our newest vehicles.

 

Designed for Work: Built by the railroads and cattle, San Antonio still prides itself as a home for those who place an importance on work. The 2016 Ram 1500 has been built to make a hard day of work just a little easier, with new features made specifically for those who make their living by the sweat of their brow. With features like the new available RamBox cargo system, up to 10,190 pounds of towing capacity and an available 5.7-liter V8 HEMI, the 2016 Ram 1500 works as hard as those who built and continue to build our great city.

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Eyes on the Future: While recognizing where our history has placed us, San Antonio has its eyes on the future. With a diverse economy, an emphasis on arts and education and the home of six Fortune 500 Companies, San Antonio has its eyes towards the horizon. The 2016 Ram 1500 uses the latest technology to create a truck that is as tough as it is innovative. With an available Uconnect system, customizable multi-view display and active safety features, the 2016 Ram 1500 is a truck that is technologically modern.

 

 

If you think that the 2016 Ram 1500 is not only a good fit for San Antonio but might be a good fit for you, stop by and see us! Dedicated to excellent service, our team would love to help you find the cat that fits you best. If you would like to learn more about the 2016 Ram 1500, stop by the lot, call us at (888) 992-3393or fill out our online contact sheet.

 

Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to serve the San Antonio community including Boerne, Helotes, Spring Branch, Leon Valley, Alamo Heights, Windcrest and Balcones Heights.

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Mopar to Offer a Limited Edition Ram Rebel for 2016 | Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

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Using its once-a-year upgrade on a Ram truck for the first time, Mopar is giving the 2016 Ram Rebel a total overhaul, and it is awesome.

 

Fiat Chrysler’s parts and accessories company has been upgrading one car model a year since 2010, creating Mopar edition Challengers, Chargers, and even a Mopar Edition Dodge Dart. Official named the Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel, the truck features the addition of a number upgrades to the already award-winning edition of the 2016 Ram 1500.

 

Offered in either black or a two-tone red and black combination, the new truck adds a matte-black graphic to the hood, larger flares to the wheel arches and the iconic blue/black Mopar stripe that works it way around the exterior of the body. On the inside, the only changes that are noticeably different from the original are stainless steel door guards and serialized glove box badge.

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Starting at a cool $52,460, the Mopar ’16 Rebel also offers additional features for that are more focused on performance but has included optional features from the standard Rebel, including front skid plates and a spray-in bed liner.

 

 

To the dismay of many Rebel enthusiasts, Mopar is only creating 500 units of their newest masterpiece. However, you may be able to take solace knowing that a similarly upgraded Rebel will cost you about $2,750 less than the Mopar edition if you can handle the lack of a few quirks specifically unique to the very limited edition version.

 

The Mopar ’16 Ram comes at a good time for Fiat Chrysler as they look to up the visibility of the Ram Rebel to compete with the Ford Raptor. Look for the Mopar ’16 Rebel to hit the market this summer and cross your fingers that you get to be one of the lucky few to get behind the wheel.

 

Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to serve the San Antonio community including Boerne, Helotes, Spring Branch, Leon Valley, Alamo Heights, Windcrest and Balcones Heights.

 

Places to Go With Your Jeep This Summer Near San Antonio

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Now that it is summer, it is time to get outside and enjoy the great weather and the great outdoors. Being in San Antonio, we are lucky to be surrounded by so many great ways to get out and enjoy nature. If you are an off-road enthusiast, summer is a perfect time to get out and put your OHV to the test. AT Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we know that the Jeeps we sell are up to the test. If you are looking to place to get muddy, check out some of these off road parks.

Cline Ranch Off-road Park: Located northwest of San Antonio in Pipe Creek, Texas, Cline Ranch has been nationally recognized as a great place to get off the asphalt and sling dirt, dust and mud. Requiring a reservation to use the park, prices start at $30 for a vehicle and $5 for every additional passenger.

Hidden Falls Adventure Park: Two hours north of San Antonio is the Hidden Falls Adventure Park. Open to 4x4s, ATVs, and motorcycles this park is open from Thursday to Sunday and has miles of terrain for every level of driver and offers overnight camping. With prices starting at $25 for a driver and $15 for one-day passes for adults, Hidden Falls can be a great weekend for anyone who loves to get outdoors.

Katemcy Rocks Off Road Park: Called the “Moab of Texas,” Katemcy Rocks is operated by the Kruse family and Shain Chapman and is located Mason, Texas, roughly two hours north of San Antonio. With over 800 acres of granite rock, this park offers an experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the state. For $60, you can drive the entire weekend or pay $35 for the day. Additional passengers/spectators are $5 a head.

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Long Ranch Off Road Vehicle Park: In Llano, Texas, 2 hours north of San Antonio and 40 minutes east of Katemcy Rocks, Long Ranch is a park with trails for everyone. With fun trails and extreme rock crawling options, Long Ranch Park encourages their patrons to spend the weekend experiencing the area by camping, whether in pre-defined areas or primitive spots. For $20, you can take advantage of the property and camp for only $5 per night.

If you need a Jeep before you can take the trials, stop by and see us! With a large selection of trail rated vehicles, our team would love to help you find the right vehicle for you! Stop by, call us at 888) 992-3393 or fill or fill out our online form to see what we can do!

Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to serve the San Antonio community including Boerne, Helotes, Spring Branch, Leon Valley, Alamo Heights, Windcrest and Balcones Heights.

 

3 Ways To Summerize Your Vehicle

 

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It is summer, which means it is time to get out on the roads for warm weather adventures. Whether it is a weekend getaway or multi-week road trip, your car will undoubtedly be the most important thing your take on your journey, and it is important to make sure that your vehicle is prepared for the demands of the summer heat.

At Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we want everyone to have a safe summer exploring our town, our state or our nation, so we have made a list of 3 easy ways to get your car ready for summer. Check out our list below then get out on the road!

Keep Your Car Cool: Important during the entire year, your car’s cooling system is put to the test during the summer, combating the heat that your car produces as well as the rising air temperatures. Keeping your vehicle properly cooled helps with fuel efficiency, prevents corrosion as well as keeping your engine from being permanently damaged.

Keep Yourself Cool: While not necessary for the car to run, a well-maintained air conditioning system will keep you sane when the temperature reaches triple digits. When in sunlight with the windows rolled up, the interior temperature of the car can rise as much as 40 degrees above the outside temp, creating an unbearable and potentially deadly environment. Cooling your car to a reasonable temperature with a properly working system is already taxing on the A/C, and a system that is just getting by will inevitably fail. Beat the heat and keep cool with a properly working air conditioning system.

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Check Your Brakes: You may hope that your trip does not take many stops to get to your destination; working breaks are critical for your safety as well as the safety of others when on the road. During the summer, hot weather can increase the temperature of your brake system, increasing the speed of brake wear. Worn brake pads can spell trouble, so be sure to have them checked before embarking on a big trip.

If your car needs some maintenance before hitting the open road, stop by and let us help. With a fantastic service department, we would be happy to make sure your car is up to par before you go. Call us at (888) 992-3393 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.

Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to serve the San Antonio community including Boerne, Helotes, Spring Branch, Leon Valley, Alamo Heights, Windcrest and Balcones Heights.