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.

Jeep® Has the Best SUV Lineup According to Newsweek

2022 Grand Wagoneer | Dixon, IL

When buying a new SUV in Dixon, Illinois, you want to feel confident that you are getting the best vehicle you can. According to the 2021 Newsweek Autos Awards, choosing a Jeep® is one of the best choices you can make. The Jeep® brand earned the “Best SUV Lineup” award, which shows the quality and capability of the Jeep® models we sell here at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

In addition to bestowing the overall lineup award, Newsweek also honored individual Jeep® models with segment awards. The all-new 2021 Jeep® Grand Cherokee L earned the “Best Family SUV” award. This Grand Cherokee model comes in a three-row format for the first time ever. It also comes standard with user-friendly technology including a 10-inch touch screen display.

2022 Wagoneer

The 2022 Wagoneer came away with the Best Full-Size SUV award for its best-in-class towing capability and seating for up to eight passengers. When properly equipped, the Wagoneer can tow up to 10,000 pounds.

2022 Grand Wagoneer

Coming home with the Best Luxury SUV award is the 2022 Grand Wagoneer. It offers a first-class passenger experience with standard upscale amenities matched with the latest advanced technologies. This includes a premium McIntosh audio system, compatibility with Fire TV for Auto, a 10.25-inch front passenger display, and a rear-seat monitoring camera.

To determine its award winners, Newsweek editors judged vehicles based on their features and overall driving impressions, so it’s clear why the judges were impressed with the whole Jeep® lineup. The brand offers consistent performance and quality across every model. So, visit Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram to find new and used Jeep® SUVs that are sure to impress you.

2022 Wrangler Willys Goes Extreme with Newly Available Upgrades

2022 Wrangler Willys Goes Extreme | Dixon, IL

We have two major philosophies at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram. The first is that if you want something done right, you should do it yourself. The second is that if you want to go off-roading, you’d better be driving a Jeep®. That’s why we’re excited about the 2022 Jeep® Wrangler Willys.

The 2022 Jeep® Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package is evidence that off-roading continues to be best when you’re behind the wheel of this American icon.

So what comes on this special Xtreme Recon Package for the 2022 Wrangler Willys? For starters, you’ll ride higher thanks to a 1.5-inch factory suspension lift. Plus, you’ll be prepped for uneven terrain with shocks an anti-lock four-wheel-disc brakes.

For fierce looks and fierce performance, the Xtreme Recon Package gives the Wrangler Willys a set of 35-inch BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrain tires, wrapped around 17-inch beadlock capable wheels.

On top of this, the special model gets swing gate reinforcement, can handle water fording up to 33.6 inches deep, and boasts a departure angle of 40.4 degrees. The 2022 Jeep® Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package has ground clearance of more than a foot (12.9 inches) and a breakover angle of 26.7 degrees. All but the breakover angle are best-in-class distinctions.

Assembly begins on the 2022 Jeep® Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package now, and you can preorder yours through Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram.

2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Changes at Ken Nelson

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee | Dixon, IL

After decades in production, the Jeep® Grand Cherokee is still the most trusted name in off-road SUVs. If you are considering purchasing a new SUV for your daily commutes and some off-the-beaten-path adventure, check out the 2022 Grand Cherokee at Ken Nelson CDJR.

Here are just some of the new features for the 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee, now in its fifth generation.

New 4xe Model

This year introduces a new 4xe model, marking the first-ever electrified Grand Cherokee. You’ll also appreciate the new 5.7-liter engine, potent enough to deliver 7,200 pounds of max towing (that’s a segment-best). Check out the class-exclusive sway-bar disconnect that equips the Grand Cherokee with improved traction while off-roading.

Three 4×4 Systems

Choose from among three 4×4 systems: Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II, or Quadra-Drive II, as well as a class-exclusive Quadra-Lift air suspension with (for the first time) electronic semi-active damping. This results in a segment-best ground clearance of 11.3 inches and water fording up to 24 inches.

Infotainment Technology

Tech-savvy drivers in Dixon will like the brand-new Uconnect 5 infotainment technology that operates five times as fast as the outgoing model, delivered via a cutting-edge 10.1-inch display. Need to keep back-seat passengers occupied? Check out the available rear entertainment displays with built in Amazon Fire TV.

Additional Highlights

A few more highlights of the 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee to consider: It has more than 110 advanced safety and security technologies. You can get the luxurious Summit Reserve trim with a 19-speaker McIntoch audio system and Palermo leather. It boasts 144.6 cubic feet of total passenger volume.

Get yours now at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram and start your next adventure in Dixon, Illinois.

Jeep Offers Freedom Special Editions Honoring U.S. Military

2021 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Special Edition | Dixon, IL

In an exciting announcement, Jeep® has stated that it will honor the United States’ brave service members by expanding the brand’s exclusive Freedom special edition models across the entire Jeep® lineup. We at Ken Nelson CDJR are immensely grateful to all military members in the Dixon area and want to share this news with you.

Freedom edition Jeep® vehicles are noticeably different on both the inside and the outside than normal version of the Renegade, Compass, Cherokee, Wrangler, or Gladiator. You’ll see a prominent “Oscar Mike” military star decal on the hood and an American flag decal on the side of the vehicle. Wrangler and Gladiator Freedom Edition models also come with an “Oscar Mike” decal on the rear tailgate. All models come with matte black/Satin Carbon wheels and accents.

With every purchase of a Freedom Edition Jeep® — including from Ken Nelson CDJR — the automaker will donate $250 to the USO to show its thanks for military members everywhere. Plus, all active and recently retired service members qualify for a $500 Military Bonus Cash on the Jeep 4×4 lineup. Purchasing a Freedom Edition Jeep® is a great way to showcase your American pride as you drive around Illinois.

Jeep® is also proud to offer the Jeep® Wave loyalty program with exciting benefits like 24/7 roadside assistance and same-day vehicle rentals. Jeep® Wave also provides dedicated owner support and worry-free maintenance. Plus, loyalty members get select VIP access to exclusive events.

If you’re interested in supporting military members and showing your patriotic spirit, order a Freedom Edition Jeep® from Ken Nelson CDJR.