Make Sure You’ve Downloaded the Ram Toolbox App

Ram Uconnect CarPlay | Dixon, IL

If you own a Ram truck, you know that it’s high-tech — in many ways. But did you know you can download the Ram Toolbox app to stay connected to your truck wherever you venture? If you haven’t downloaded it yet, check out some of the ways it makes Ram ownership easier.

Stay on top of maintenance

Right from your, you can view maintenance records and set a service schedule for your Ram. Once your Ram truck is due for service, you can choose Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram on the app and schedule an appointment — it’s that easy.

Have peace of mind

If you get a flat tire while driving or break down on the side of the road, you can use the Roadside Assistance feature to get help. And if you get into a collision, the Accident Assistance will help you create a report.

Learn about your truck

Rather than having to flip through a physical copy of your Ram owner’s manual, you can view it right in the app whenever you have questions about your vehicle, which makes searching for topics much easier. Plus, if your vehicle has any recalls, you can find out via the app.

Don’t currently own a Ram truck? Visit us at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois, to check out our huge selection of new and used trucks.

Benefits of Having the Ram DrivePlus Credit Card

Benefits of Having the Ram DrivePlus Credit Card | Dixon, IL

Do you love your Ram truck? If your answer is “yes,” then you should consider applying for the Ram DrivePlus Mastercard®. This credit card is an easy way for Ram owners to get rewarded with a cash-back program that you can use anywhere.

You earn an impressive 5-percent cashback whenever you use your Ram DrivePlus card at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois, or other certified CDJR businesses. This includes paying for your service appointments, buying replacement parts, and adding new accessories to your Ram truck.

This card also rewards you with 2-percent cash back on all gas and travel purchases. This makes taking road trips in your Ram truck even more appealing. Finally, you will earn 1% cashback on all other purchases.

The DrivePlus card also has some great bonuses available. If you spend at least $7,500 in your first year, you will earn a $1,000 bonus certificate that you can use toward the purchase of your next new Ram truck. You can also earn a $100 statement credit by spending at least $499 on Ram Truck purchases during the first billing cycle.

To save even more money, you can take advantage of the 0-percent introductory APR for the first six billing cycles. This applies to all dealership purchases of $499 or more, giving you more time to pay off big purchases.

The Ram DrivePlus Mastercard® is yet another way that you can save money when doing business with Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram. Apply today and start getting more money back in your wallet.

The Best Accessories for Your Ram Truck in Dixon, IL

2021 Ram 1500 | Dixon, IL

Your Ram truck is your faithful companion that helps you work hard every day here in Dixon. To make your truck even more versatile, you can add some great accessories from Mopar®. These are some of our favorite accessories that we think can add a lot of value to your truck.

Bed extender

If you frequently carry large items that extend past the end of your truck bed, a bed extender can help. It comes with strong bars that keep cargo secure and you can even flip it inward to keep cargo from sliding.

Bed liner

A strong bed liner can protect your truck’s bed from scratches and dents, and prolong its life. Some bed liners even offer additional skid resistance to keep your cargo from sliding while you drive.

All-weather floor mats

With a set of all-weather floor mats, you can prevent dirt and other debris from collecting in your truck’s carpeting. These floor mats also make cleaning up easy since you can remove them and hose them down.

Cargo divider

You can keep your cargo contained with a cargo divider in your bed. It fits snugly into the utility rails and is easily adjustable.

Bed toolbox

Keep all your tools on-hand with a lockable, durable toolbox mounted into your truck bed. No more tools sliding around and making loud noises while you drive!

If you’d like to order any of these accessories or want to know more about what you can add to your Ram truck, contact our team at Ken Nelson CDJR.

FCA Adds Know & Go Mobile App to the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

2021 Ram 1500 TRX | Dixon, IL
2021 Ram 1500 TRX | Dixon, IL

A new piece of technology is coming to the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. The Know & Go mobile app is set to make leaning about your vehicle easier than ever. Read on to learn more about this exciting new tech.

Employees working at FCA developed and proposed the Know & Go mobile app back in June. The app’s technology uses the camera in your smartphone to scan and analyze images of your vehicle. With the help of augmented reality, the app then teaches you about the features and abilities of any part you scan. Additionally, the app features push notifications of undiscovered features, component information, owner’s manual pages, how-to videos, and much more.

The first vehicle to launch with Know & Go compatibility will be the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX.

“With all of the content on the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, the Know & Go mobile app highlights the many new features and capabilities our customers will enjoy in a creative, exciting and engaging way,” said the app’s co-creator, FCA’s Propulsion Systems Program Manager, Mimi Nguyen.

The new 2021 Ram 1500 RX will soon be hitting the lot of Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois. Be sure to schedule your test drive today.

2020 Ram 1500 Makes List of Best New Cars with Apple CarPlay®

2020 RAM 1500 | Dixon, IL
2020 RAM 1500 | Dixon, IL

U.S. News & World Report recently named the 2020 Ram 1500 as one of the best new cars in 2020 to be equipped with Apple CarPlay®. The editors appreciated the truck’s well-appointed cabin and innovative infotainment system.

The 2020 Ram 1500 comes standard with wireless phone connectivity and six speakers for listening to your favorite music. Its available Uconnect® 12.0 system with Navigation has a large 12-inch touch screen, which you can easily see from the driver’s seat. The system also features split-screen capability and full-screen Navigation so you can more easily get to your destinations.

Through the system, you can utilize Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™. These features allow you to call a family member, respond to a text message, put on a playlist and access your favorite smartphone apps on the go.

The 2020 Ram 1500 packs tons of other smart technologies too, like the available active noise cancellation system, which makes for a quieter ride. Plus, opt for the 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display to stay up to date on key information.

If you’d like to learn more about the capable 2020 Ram 1500 or want to get behind the wheel of this truck, give us a call at Ken Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Dixon, Illinois, to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff members.