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.

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.