Why Visit Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Person

2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer | Ken Nelson CDJR | Dixon, IL

In today’s internet-driven world, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that everything is better done online. But some things are still best experienced in person, like going to the movie theater to watch a big blockbuster film or going to a store in person before making a really important purchase — like a car.

If you’re in the market for a new ride, it makes more sense to visit Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois, than to shop purely online. Internet research is, of course, critical. But that research is often only useful when you already have a sense of what you’re looking for. Visiting the dealership can help you make better, more informed decisions at every stage of the purchasing process.

For example, if you’re not sure what kind of car you need, it’s easy to talk to one of our salespeople, who will listen to your situation and helpfully steer you in the direction they think would most suit you. And if you do have a strong sense of what you’re looking for, visiting the showroom enables you to smell and feel the car that interests you before making a decision.

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases people make in their lives. Visit Ken Nelson CDJR in Dixon, Illinois, to get the confidence that your purchase is the right one.

How to Become a Member of the Ram Revolution

2021 Ram 1500 Trax | Dixon, IL

Ram has created a way you can be more connected to the brand and what is driving its dedication to create electric vehicles. As a member of the Ram Revolution, you will earn exclusive information and a way to share your thoughts on how Ram can improve how they manufacture their EV lineup, specifically its development of the Ram 1500 Battery EV, which is slated for the 2024 model year.

“Our new Ram Revolution campaign will allow us to engage with consumers in a close and personal way, so we can a gather meaningful feedback, understand their wants and needs and address their concerns – ultimately allowing us to deliver the best electric pickup truck on the market with the Ram 1500 BEV,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram Brand CEO — Stellantis.

Why participate in the Ram Revolution?

Are you ready to be a part of automotive history? Signing up to join the Ram Revolution offers you an opportunity to help shape the future of the Ram’s EV lineup. Just by expressing your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions, you can help Ram develop an EV that better serves drivers who would rather drive a truck than any other vehicle while protecting the Earth.

Membership requirements

Membership in such an innovative revolution is simple. You don’t have to be an automotive or EV expert, just a curious person! You can start participating by filling out a few information details here.

Contact Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois, to learn more about the Ram Revolution.

Best Places in Illinois to Take Your Jeep® in 2022

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee WK Limited Outdoors | Dixon, IL

Are you eager to kick off spring with an adventure in your Jeep®? From off-road trails to local campgrounds, Illinois has a lot of places to explore this summer. Here’s a look at some of the best places in Illinois to take your Jeep® in 2022.

Two Rivers Jeep® Club

These privately owned off-road trails are exclusively for Jeep® drivers. Head over to Pittsfield, Illinois to experience the thrilling routes that have kept Jeep® owners coming back since 1991 — and meet some fellow Jeep® enthusiasts in the process!

Mississippi Palisades State Park Campgrounds

For stunning views in Illinois, head over to Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna, Illinois. This picturesque park boasts over a thousand years of Native American history within its 2,500-acre spread. In addition to its popular campgrounds, the site offers a weekend of hiking past historic bluffs and boating on the Mississippi River.

Lowden State Park Campground

This nearby state park close to Dixon offers gorgeous views of the Rock River Valley. It’s easy to spend a relaxing weekend here, canoeing, fishing, and exploring the hiking trails — especially if you arrive in a Jeep®! If you want to get your Jeep® ready for an excursion in Illinois, schedule a maintenance visit at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram at our service center.

Why Buy a Plug-In Hybrid Jeep® Wrangler?

2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Plug-In |  Dixon, IL

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly, efficient ride that doesn’t compromise on legendary power and capability, you’ll find a lot to love in the Plug-In Hybrid Jeep® Wrangler. Here are a few reasons to consider driving home in your very own Jeep® Wrangler 4xe from Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram.

Impressive power

The Jeep® Wrangler 4xe breaks the stereotype of underpowered, mild-mannered hybrid vehicles. Its powertrain unleashes 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of instant torque, enabling you to rocket from 0-60 mph in just 6 seconds.

Say goodbye to range anxiety

Enjoy groundbreaking efficiency with the Jeep® Wrangler 4xe’s EPA-estimated fuel-efficiency rating of 49 MPGe. [1] On a full tank and battery, the Wrangler 4xe offers a total range of 370 miles. [2] And if you’re looking for an emissions-free ride, the plug-in hybrid Wrangler provides up to 21 miles of fully electric driving distance. [3]

Charging made simple

For fast, easy, convenient charging, opt for the available Jeep® Brand Level II PHEV Home Charging Station. It features a weatherproof design along with Wi-Fi connectivity, so you can remotely choose when you’d like your vehicle to charge. Plus, thanks to smart grid optimization, your Jeep® SUV can charge when electricity is cheapest.

Whether you’re looking for a combustion-engine Wrangler or a Jeep® Wrangler 4xe, you can find it right here at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois.

[1] EPA estimated miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe). Actual mileage may vary.

[2] Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

[3] Based on EPA estimates with fully charged battery. Actual mileage may vary.

The Many Benefits of Having an FCA DrivePlus Mastercard

2022 Wagoneer | Dixon, IL

A new car is a big purchase, but did you know that when you buy from Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram, you can reap even more rewards with a FCA DrivePlus Mastercard? Here’s a look at the many benefits of this money-saving automotive credit card.

Cash back on various purchases

If you plan on customizing your Jeep® or Ram vehicle, you could get up to 5 percent cash back on qualifying dealership purchases, such as from our extensive parts catalog — including Mopar® parts and accessories. You’ll also get up to 2 percent cash back on gas and travel purchases as well as up to 1 percent cash back spent anywhere else with your DrivePlus Mastercard.

On top of all of those perks, there is no annual fee, and this card often offers a specific cash back amount just for signing up and buying FCA items.[1]

When buying a new vehicle

When it’s time to make purchases of $499 or more — such as for more costly performance parts or even a new car — the DrivePlus Mastercard offers $0 introductory APR for six billing cycles.[2] Not only that, but you could also earn a $1,000 bonus certificate toward your new FCA vehicle when you spend $7,500 in the first year of financing.[3] These are some of the current offers on this card as of February 2022.

To learn more about the benefits of the FCA DrivePlus Mastercard, contact our finance team at (815) 216-9450 or visit us at 1000 North Galena Avenue in Dixon, Illinois.

[1] See the Reward Terms and Conditions in the Summary of Credit Terms for details, including earning, redemption, expiration or forfeiture. Percentage back is earned as points.

[2] For additional information about Annual Percentage Rates (APRs), fees and other costs, see the Summary of Credit Terms.

[3] Please see www.drivepluscard.com/disclosures for further details of Bonus Certificate.