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Do Oneonta Drivers Really Need Winter Tires?

Despite the fact that it can get brutally cold in Oneonta, and many of our backroads never seem to be quite plowed, still many drivers balk at the expense of dedicated winter tires. First you have to buy a set, and they typically cost over $100 per tire. Then you have to have them put on in fall and taken off in the spring.

Isn't using all-season tires just easier?

If you drive a Ram truck that you take off-road, then you know all-terrain truck tires handle almost as well in the snow as they do in the mud…

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Regular tire rotation great low cost investment

Rotating your tires roughly every 6,000 miles is important to both your pocketbook and safety; and will keep your tires in top condition longer. Failing to do so could end up costing you in parts, and in gas.

Everyday driving causes wear and tear to your tires, and when you drive in extreme conditions, your tires can wear out more quickly. Having them rotated regularly will allow your tires to wear more evenly and increase their lifespan.

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What you Need to Know About the Ram Trucks Safety Recall

Royal Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram believes there is nothing in this world more important than your safety. If you haven’ already heard about the September recall of various Ram truck models, we urge you to scan the bottom of this post to make sure yours wasn’t affected. If it was—don’t worry—we’ll give you all the information you need to know.

 

 

 

 

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Time Travel Chrysler-Style

If you could time travel, what period of American history would you visit? Would you love to be an explorer in the time of Lewis and Clark? Perhaps a pioneer like Laura Ingalls Wilder or a flapper visiting a speakeasy in the 1920s?

Maybe you would choose the childhood of your parents or grandparents and visit the 1940s and 1950s. There was so much to love about this period of time: the fashionable clothes, the beautiful dishes and home décor, and of course, the classic lines and curves of the cars.

We recently came across this Chrysler commercial from…

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Preventing Rust from Road Salt

 

Salt is used on sidewalks, driveways and streets to melt ice and prevent the surfaces from being slippery. While salt helps people walk and travel safely, it does have its drawbacks. Since your vehicle is made from metal, the salt can cause major damage on the body and undercarriage of the car. Salt that remains on the car for any length of time can cause corrosion and rust. It can also interfere with the mechanics…

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Fall Car Care

The month of October was Fall Car Care Month, a time for people  to begin thinking about the condition of their vehicles and how prepared they are to handle the harsh winter weather. As we roll into the month November, the temperatures are getting colder and the days are getting shorter. Being safe on the road is more important than ever as you don’t want to suffer a breakdown in subzero temperatures. Below are…

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Recall Announced for 350k Chrysler Group Vehicles

When our favorite automaker group announces a recall - no matter which models, what years, or how many - you can rest assured that we here at Royal Chrysler Jeep Dodge will have all the details you need to learn what the problem is and how we can help you out. Recently, we learned about a recall that affects 349,442 units across five models. Please read on for more details.


The models in question are all…

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7 Tips To Help Keep You Safe On Your Drive For Spring Break.


Headed somewhere for Spring Break?

Before you embark on your journey from school for your week off, remember to make sure that your vehicle is safe and performing to its fullest capabilities. Use our checklist before you leave to minimize your chances of running into any problems while you’re on the road!

1.      Wipers & Lights.
         Bad weather and worn wipers are a dangerous combination. Ask a friend to help you inspect your external lights…
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Royal Chrysler can turn your beast into a beauty!

Why invest in a truck and then drive it off the lot with only the stock options? There are so many upgrades & add ons available to personalize your truck and increase it's functionality. We recently received requests from our happy customers to install a few add-ons to their trucks and we were happy to oblige.Take Big Black (pictured below) for example. We threw in a Bilstein Shock absorber for...

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7 Tips to keep your car on the road during the winter season in Oneonta.

There are few things worse than walking out of your home in the morning and seeing 3 inches of snow on your car to put a damper on your day, right before it even starts. This is especially true with the kind of weather that Oneonta and the surrounding towns in the Otsego county get this time of the year. Then there are the iced up roads to worry about and all that salt definitely…
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