Why You Need a Minivan in Your Life

Making the choice to buy a used car can be a difficult one and we recognize how large of a decision it is. We have a wide variety of used Dodge Grand Caravans ready to purchase and we can work with you to score you a competitive price.

 

Dodge Grand Caravan

 

The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan provides a myriad of safety features, ample space to fit all your loved ones comfortably and a nice exterior. It offers front wheel drive, multi speed automatic transmission and provides optimal control to ensure you and your loved ones remain safe.

 

Benefits of Owning a Minivan

 

One major benefit to owning a minivan is the sliding doors – an amazing feature that makes it simple for people to enter and exit the van. If someone is parked right next to you, it is still simple for anyone to leave or enter the van. Additionally, it is hard to find a vehicle with the same amount of space and room for storage as a Dodge Grand Caravan.

 

After Sales Service

 

We also value our customers even after they purchase one of our used cars and believe after sales service is essential. Our well-informed and friendly staff will help you make the decision, seek out the perfect car to fit your lifestyle and ensure you are satisfied with your purchase after the drive your car off the Bob Bannerman Motors lot.

 

We know customer service is a vital part of the car purchasing process and are willing to work with you to find the perfect used car or van to fit your lifestyle. If having ample space and a comfortable interior along with a multitude of safety features sounds right for you, it would be advantageous to consider a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan from our lot. Our professionals will make sure you are satisfied with your van and work with you to find a car that will not leave you with unbearable loans.

The SUV You Want at a Price You Can Afford

If you’ve had your eye on the new Jeeps, you may have noticed the 2018 Jeep Compass. The Compass is one of Jeep’s midsize SUV’s, slightly smaller than the Cherokee and a bit larger than the Renegade. The price falls mid-range, making it one of Jeep’s more affordable SUVs.

The interior and exterior of the new Compass are sleek and stylish allowing you to blend in both on and off the road. With 6-way adjustable seating, a heated steering wheel and seats, automatic start, and under seat HVAC ducts, you can be sure you will ride in comfort. One of my favorite features is the dual-zone front air conditioning, allowing the driver to choose the temperature that is comfortable for them while the passenger chooses their own temperature.

 

When it comes to the mechanical options there are many choices. Whether you prefer an automatic transmission or a manual transmission, the choice is up to you. You can choose from a 6-speed manual transmission, or a 6- or 9-speed automatic transmission. The Compass also comes with front and rear anti-roll bars to ensure your safety while you are out playing and four skid plates to protect your car as well. All four wheels have disc brakes with ABS and trailer sway control is included to make towing easier.

 

The 2018 Compass comes standard with a Uconnect radio that allows for steering wheel controls as well as voice activation. There are six speakers to help all members of the family hear clearly without anyone feeling like it is too loud. Uconnect also allows for Bluetooth connectivity with your smart phones or other devices as well as wireless streaming.

 

Whether you are looking for a vehicle to get you around town or to use to make your weekends more enjoyable off-road, the 2018 Jeep Compass has everything you need. If you think you might be in the market come see Bob Bannerman Jeep to take a look.

Get Out More With a New Jeep Renegade

If you’ve seen a new 2017 Jeep Renegade around town, it probably made you smile. Cute, compact and capable off-road and on, this small SUV has all the iconic charm of a classic Jeep with the updated style and function you expect from a new car in 2017. With four trim levels on offer, Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk, there’s something for every budget and lifestyle. If you want a comfortable ride for your daily commute that can also handle icy roads, and no roads, come visit us at the Bob Bannerman dealership to get a closer look at a Jeep Renegade.

 

On the Road

 

When you’re ready to hit the open road, you’ll be more than satisfied with the smooth ride and quick steering and braking reflexes of the Renegade. The spacious cabin seats five, and if you go for the Limited you can get heated seats for those dark winter mornings. All the Renegades come with a suite of advanced safety features, including blind spot warning and collision warning with automatic braking, and it scored a five out of five for side-impact protection. You’ll be comfortable and confident driving a Renegade, even on the longest drives.

 

Off-Road

 

Four-wheel drive is an option on every Renegade, and if you’re going to be dealing with hazardous road conditions, it’s a must. But if you’re a serious off-road enthusiast, you want the Trailhawk. It comes with two special modes in the Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System, Rock Mode and Active Drive Low, that give you outstanding control in a range of off-road situations. Even at the high end of the Renegade price range, the Trailhawk is still reasonably priced, especially given what you get.

 

For the style conscious, the Renegade is available in a host of fun colors, like Solar Yellow, Colorado Red and Hypergreen. If you’re a traditionalist, don’t worry, it’s also available in a range of more understated greys, whites and blacks. With the top off and the windows down, you’ll feel ready for any adventure.

What Sets The 2013 Dodge Dart Apart?

The 2013 Dodge Dart is a powerful and spacious sedan making it ideal for active lifestyles and families. If you love to drive around loved ones and want them to be comfortable and safe, this may be a great vehicle for you. It also includes a “Uconnect” touchscreen with various capabilities to enjoy.

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Bluetooth and Touchscreen Capabilities

 

One of the great features is the Uconnect touchscreen. If your phone has Bluetooth and you love to stream your own music, you will love the sound system and touchscreen. If you still love to play music but don’t have Bluetooth, there is also USB connectivity options. There is also a sleek and customizable touchscreen to allow you to switch songs and see the names of songs as they play.

 

Spacious For Family and Loved Ones

 

Not only is the interior sleek and visually appealing, it also provides ample space so that people in the back seat are comfortable as well. It also has expandable options to allow you to place large items in the back of your sedan. Head out to Edwards Garage to check out the 2013 Dodge Dart today.

 

Other Things To Know

 

This Dodge Dart has five different levels to choose from including Limited, GT, SXT and SE. Some of the options for the SXT include satellite ratio, rearview camera to make reversing a lot simpler and seamless and an upgraded instrument panel. There is also a Cold Weather Group you can add which provides heated power mirrors and automatic transmission for your own convenience. For the base option, SE, it comes powered windows, adjustable front seats, an auxiliary jack, folding rear seat to provide more space, a four speaker sound system and even more.

 

There are countless features and options to choose from with the 2013 Dodge Dart including a touchscreen and Bluetooth capabilities and various packages with the different levels including Limited, GT, SXT and SE.

The 2017 Grand Caravan – A Family Van You Can Trust

Here at Bob Bannerman, we are proud to offer our customers a wide variety of great vehicles, including the all-new 2017 Grand Caravan. This family van is perfect for everything from long road trips with the entire family to everyday errands and dropping the kids off at school. When it comes to a minivan, versatility is key for you and your passengers.

 

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2017 Grand Caravan Features

 

This minivan offers great fuel economy to go along with unmatched performance and power, getting you 25 mpg highway, with a 3.6 liter V6 engine that can produce 283 horsepower. The interior has 143 cubic feet of cargo space. Storage and seating options in the Grand Caravan will not let you down, as passengers will enjoy the comfort of quality craftsmanship found in the cloth seating or available leather trim. There are numerous options when it comes to how you can set up the interior, as seats lay flat to create more space whenever necessary.

 

2017 Grand Caravan Safety Features

 

When it comes to your family van, nothing is more important than safety. The 2017 Grand Caravan comes loaded with safety features, such as traction control, electronic stability, the option of blind spot monitoring, 4-wheel disc anti-lock brake system, LATCH ready child seat anchor system, active head restraints, and much more.

 

Special Features

 

Once you’re on the road, your passengers can kick back and enjoy wireless entertainment via Bluetooth. 9 inch LCD screens, rear USB ports, and DVD entertainment systems are all available as well. Your Grand Caravan has potential to become the entertainment hub of a lifetime. Another great feature is the LED lighting that covers the back rows and acts as a lamp for reading, or anything else that requires precise lighting.

 

Don’t hesitate to stop by or contact Bob Bannerman with any questions about this or any of our other vehicles.

2017 Jeep Patriot

Bob Bannerman presents the 2017 Jeep Patriot.  Only Jeep can produce a vehicle which is the perfect blend of rugged adventure and everyday driver. This compact SUV makes a bold statement from the first look with one of the most aggressive stances in its class. The look and feel of the vehicle definitely pay homage to Jeep’s long line of rugged and dependable sport utility vehicles, while not compromising comfort and convenience for the daily commute or family transportation. Capable of being the daily driver or the weekend adventurer, the 2017 Patriot was built to be both.

Daily Driver

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Impeccable safety standards, comfortable seating, incredible fuel economy, and definitive technology make the daily commute a thing of pleasure.  Whether cruising solo, driving the family or running the office carpool, the 2017 patriot steps up to the plate and knocks it out of the park. The 4-cylinder engine boasts a sport utility class impressive 30+ mpg. Touch screen interfacing and wheel mounted controls put entertainment and navigation right at the driver’s fingertips. Comfortable seating for five makes the 2017 Jeep Patriot the perfect size for all but the largest passenger groups.

Weekend Adventure

Rugged build and a Jeep worthy list of standard and available off-road features ensure that the 2017 Jeep Patriot is capable of much more than just the daily commute.  Despite the compact size and impressive fuel efficiency, this sport utility boasts an unbelievable 1000 pound towing capacity and all the off road capability you’d expect from a city driver built with the DNA of a Jeep. Whether taking the boat to the lake, the camper to the mountains or the bikes on the road, this warrior will not disappoint. Don’t need the full seating for five on the weekend adventure? folding down the 60/40 backseat creates an impressive 53+ cubic feet of cargo space – enough to handle all the gear, no matter what the adventure calls for.

Check Out The All New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has the performance traits necessary to keep you safe, comfortable, and efficient on the road. You and your passengers will look forward to those long trips rather than dreading them. Here at Bob Bannerman, our inventory is stocked with this line of family vans and much more, so stop by today and see what we have to offer.

 

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Performance Features

 

With the all-new Chrysler Pacifica, you’re getting unmatched performance to go along with great fuel economy and a smooth driving experience. The 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine is capable of producing up to 287 horsepower, and you’re getting 28 mpg highway. Chrysler is placing heavy emphasis on innovation and efficiency for their line of family vans, which benefits you and your family at every turn.

 

Special Features to Fit for the Family

 

In the all-new Chrysler Pacifica, you’re getting the best of both worlds when it comes to cargo space and comfort. It comes with 197 cubic feet of cargo space and is capable of seating up to eight passengers. There are foot sensors on the outside of the vehicle that allow you to open doors or the trunk with the swipe or kick of a foot, so you can get into your van easily even when your hands are full. Voice Command, Bluetooth® technology, Hands-Free Calling, and Voice Texting work to keep you and your passengers connected wirelessly at all costs.

 

Keep You and Your Family Safe on the Road

 

One of the most important aspects of any family van is safety. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has the best in safety technology, with its available LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Warning, a 360-degree Surround View Camera, and much more. This van is an IIHS Top Safety Pick + for a reason.

 

Stop by our dealership today and someone from our staff will help you with any questions you have. We’re here to assist you in any way possible.

Why You Should Consider an SUV

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In recent years, one of the biggest trends in car shopping has been to downsize. Many people are considering smaller vehicles to help with the increasing cost of fuel. This doesn’t mean downsizing is for everyone, however. In fact, there are still many reasons why you should consider buying an SUV.

 

Safety

 

Safety is on the mind of most shoppers when it comes to getting a new car. At Bob Bannerman, we’re also concerned with the safety of our customers. The truth is that when you’re looking for one of the safest cars on the market, you don’t have to look much further than the nearest SUV.

 

Gas Mileage

 

Several years ago, SUVs were renowned for poor gas mileage. However, within the last few years, this has changed dramatically. Now, many of the newer models get great gas mileage. You don’t have to sacrifice money at the pump to have a larger vehicle.

 

Towing Capabilities

 

If you can see yourself towing or carrying large amounts of cargo, then an SUV like the 2016 Dodge Durango may be right for you. Whether you travel often or have recreational vehicles to tow, an SUV can help you out immensely.

 

Pets

 

If you’ve ever traveled with pets in a small vehicle, you know how much of a pain it can be. No one wants to have to leave their pets at home, but with a smaller car, you may have to. An SUV offers plenty of room for all of your pets.

 

Higher Seating

 

When you’re in an SUV, you’re seated higher than most cars. This can usually help you to see over traffic and to see any problems that may come your way in advance. In fact, having a higher seat can also help you navigate parking lots a lot better.

 

Although many people have pushed towards smaller vehicles, this isn’t the right choice for everyone. SUVs still have an important place when it comes to getting around.

The 2017 Pacifica Is a Great Family Vehicle

If you are in the market for a new family vehicle, you should consider the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Available in a regular or hybrid model, this vehicle takes minivan ownership to another level. Simply put, the Pacifica is a great family vehicle. Here are four reasons you should consider using a new Pacifica to transport your family.

 

Great Looks

 

With luxurious finishes and an upscale interior, the Pacifica exudes elegance. While it is available in five trim levels, each of which has slightly different features, most packages come with alloy wheels, LED lights, and heated mirrors. With an upgrade, you get twenty-inch wheels, sunroofs, and an unbelievable sound system. These features give the vehicle a high-end look, helping to destroy the stigma of driving a mini-van.

 

Unparalleled Comfort

 

With available seven-person seating, the 2017 Pacifica has a space for everyone in even large families. Inside, you will find the modern-day luxurious you might expect in only a luxury vehicle. Mini-vans are made for long trips. If you decide to take on in the Pacifica, don’t be surprised if you feel more comfortable in this vehicle than in any other.

 

Excellent Performance

 

With a 3.6 liter V6 engine, the 2017 Pacifica delivers 287 horsepower. If you are looking for acceleration and performance, those engine stats guarantee you will be impressed. If you think that kind of power means you will have to give up fuel economy, you would be wrong. The Pacifica hits 22 mpg, which is roughly standard for mini-vans.

 

Adequate Safety

 

The 2017 Pacifica has the sort of safety features you would expect from a family vehicle. Anti-lock brakes, airbags, and a rearview camera come standard on the vehicle. Even better, for a subscription, you can access the emergency services built into the Pacifica’s Uconnect system.

 

For four incredible reasons, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is a great family vehicle. Bob Bannerman has a wide selection of these models.

 

 

3 Options to Consider When Buying the 2017 Ram 1500

When you are buying a new vehicle, you have to make a lot of decisions. Before you can get to the actual purchase, though, you have to decide on what features you want. For the 2017 Ram 1500, you get a few different options that you need to think about. The choices you make will help to create the truck that you really want. Here is a look at three options you should consider when making your final decisions.

 

  1. Engine

 

The engine is going to be your biggest choice to make. Ram is known for provided amazing power, so no matter what you choose, it’ll be a good choice. However, you should at least be aware of the options you have. The standard equipment is the V6. It’s strong and efficient. However, you also have the V8 to consider, which boosts towing power, or the turbocharged diesel V6, which is surprisingly efficient when compared to others in this class.

 

  1. Packages

 

Depending on how you plan to use your truck, you want to think hard on which package you want. The minimum choice is the Tradesman. The next step up would be the Limited, which offers top of the line features. Lastly, you have the Rebel, which gives you excellent off road capabilities.

 

  1. Configurations

 

Finally, you need to think about what you want when it comes to doors, cab and bed lengths. You have the option of a regular cab with two doors, a full-length four-door crew cab or an extended quad cab with four doors. Do note that the four door options all allow for independent door opening so you don’t have to open the front doors to access the back. Lastly, you have three options in bed lengths starting at the biggest with eight feet, then six feet four inches and finally five feet and seven inches.

 

Make sure once you come to Bob Bannerman that you have a good idea of the different options you want. This will help things move along more quickly and get you out the door with your Ram 1500 faster.