Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Blog

Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Blog

2023 Wagoneers

Coming Soon: 2023 Wagoneer & Grand Wagoneer

Your favorite legendary icon returns for the new model year—and on the outside alone, you can already tell you’re gearing up for epic times with robust styling and an adventure-bound stance.

What’s New in the 2023 Jeep Wrangler?

What’s New In The 2023 Jeep Wrangler?

The 2023 Jeep Wrangler continues in another year of excellence thanks to its fearless off road features, its undeniable character, and even its comfortable luxury. Despite competitors like the Ford Bronco trying their best, the Jeep is unbothered and continues to reign as the king of the road – both on the pavement and off.

Six Signs to Know it's Time for an Oil Change

Six Signs To Know It's Time For An Oil Change

Your car’s oil change is the most important service that you can perform for your vehicle. This is because your oil protects and lubricates so many vital components of your vehicle. Performing a routine oil change on your vehicle will not only protect the many moving parts in your engine, but this simple service helps your vehicle maintain optimal performance while preserving its fuel economy.

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The Ultimate Action-Bound Hybrids: Jeep 4xe Models

Ever wanted to make your off-road excursions more efficient and planet-friendly? Meet the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe and the Jeep Wrangler 4xe—two of your favorite adventure-geared vehicles in hybrid form, ready to help you reach new heights most fully gas-powered vehicles could never dream of touching.

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How To Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter

Our auto finance specialists can alert you to current price changes and new offers on both leases and financing. They’ll help you determine which option is right for you, and find you the best interest rates and loan terms for your current situation.

Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in in the snow

The Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid Minivan

There are great deals to be had now at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Madera, CA, close by Mendota and Chowchilla. Check out our large inventory of 2022 and 2023 vehicles including the 2022 Jeep Cherokee with a sleek design and impressive capability.

2022 Jeep Wrangler line up

Explore The 2022 Jeep Wrangler 4XE Trim Levels

The Jeep Wrangler has long been the king of adventure for generations. As we move toward a greener future, the Wrangler has already evolved and offers the next generation an electrified adventure experience.

Gladiator off roading

What’s New In The 2023 Jeep Gladiator?

The Jeep Gladiator carries the essence of its older brother, the Jeep Wrangler, but in pickup truck form. .

10 Best Day Road Trips From Madera

New Adventure Awaits In The 2023 Grand Cherokee

The 2023 Grand Cherokee brings adventure, sophistication, and luxury like never before thanks to a bold new redesign. Featuring state of the art off-road systems that give it legendary status, a multitude of available technology, and a range of intelligent safety features, the 2023 Grand Cherokee ensures that no other SUV can steal your attention.

10 Best Day Road Trips From Madera

10 Best Day Road Trips From Madera

Longing for a road tip but don’t know where to go? No problem! At Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we’ve got a full list of exciting destinations that you can adventure to and rack up some miles and memories!

RAM ProMaster Trim Overview

RAM Promaster Trim Overview

Drivers looking for a sensible and flexible work van can turn to the RAM ProMaster commercial van. The affordable van has several body styles and trims for drivers who need the van space. In typical RAM style, all RAM Promaster cargo vans come with a long list of standard driver-assistive, upfit options, and infotainment technology.

2022 RAM 1500 TRX Performance Overview

2022 RAM 1500 TRX Performance Overview

For several years, the RAM 1500 has dominated the full-size pickup truck market. With impressive powertrains and trend-setting luxury interiors, the RAM 1500 has changed the market. Then, in 2021, RAM released the TRX trim and took the full-size truck to the next level. This model is all about performance with exterior styling that contributes to the fact that the TRX is fast and furious.

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Learn More About 2022 Dodge Challenger Performance Features

Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM makes car, truck, and SUV buying easy. Stop in our Madera, CA location, near Fresno and Chowchilla, and look over our large inventory of brand new 2022 models, like-new Certified Pre-Owned models, and a used inventory that will save you more with Used Vehicle Specials and a lineup priced under $20K.

2022 Wagoneer vs. Grand Wagoneer

2022 Wagoneer Vs. Grand Wagoneer

At Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM near Chowchilla, CA, we are pleased to announce the latest additions to our dealership: the 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer.

What is the Five Star Difference at Gill CDJR

What is the Five Star Difference at Gill CDJR?

At Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we don’t just claim that you’ll receive the five star experience when you come to our dealership, but we’ve made it a promise. Let's explore the Five Star Difference at Gill CDJR in Madera, CA and discover why customers make us their number one choice for all of their automotive needs.

2022 Jeep Wrangler Vs. 2021 Model

Ready for a New Car? We’ll Buy Your Old Car!

While buying a new car is easy, it can be difficult to get rid of your old one. Between listing it on local marketplace websites, to weeding out a potential buyer, selling your vehicle on your own can be a hassle.

2022 Jeep Wrangler Vs. 2021 Model

2022 Jeep Gladiator Towing Capacity

The 2022 Jeep Gladiator offers the off-road performance of the iconic Jeep Wrangler but with the convenience of a pickup truck. The compact pickup truck comes with a 5-foot truck bed, several interior features, and impressive performance choices.

2022 Jeep Wrangler Vs. 2021 Model

2022 Jeep Wrangler Vs. 2021 Model

Your favorite off-roading legend returns for another year of robust adventures ahead—only this time, it’s even better.Between the 2022 Jeep Wrangler vs 2021 model, you’ll still find virtually no destination off-limits with impeccable off-roading action—only this year, you’ll have more options in how you cruise.

Auto mechanic with wrench working on car engine

Spring Maintenance 101: Our Auto Care Tips for a New Season

The new season is finally here—but is your car, truck, or SUV ready for it? Sure, the days might be getting warmer and sunnier, but that also means you’ll need new services to help your vehicle run in premium condition.

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Custom Orders: Now Available at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

Want to cruise in an action/performance-driven ride that’s tailor-fit to your tastes? We’re talking about everything from the color and trim to the powertrain on your favorite model.

interior 2022 Jeep Cherokee

What’s New in the 2022 Jeep Cherokee?

Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM is pleased to showcase the all-new 2022 Jeep Cherokee new features at our car dealership in Madera, CA.

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Explore the 2022 RAM 1500 Trim Levels

When searching for a pickup truck that is loaded with premium performance features, safety and technology, the obvious choice is the 2022 RAM 1500 from Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

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What’s New In The 2022 Jeep Gladiator?

As the only crew cab convertible pickup truck on the market, the Jeep Gladiator has clearly set the standard in the automotive market.

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2022 RAM 2500 Vs 2022 Ford F-250

Driving a pickup truck with premium power, safety, technology and impressive towing capacity just got easier and more affordable.

Benefits of Placing a Custom Order in Madera, CA

Benefits of Placing a Custom Order in Madera, CA

There are plenty of reliable, powerful and well-equipped models to choose from in our new car inventory, so why would you want to create a custom vehicle? The truth is, when you custom order a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram vehicle, you make it entirely your own.

Best Used Cars Under $14000 in Madera

Best Used Cars Under $14000 in Madera, CA

There’s never a reason to break the bank when you look at used cars in Madera. It’s possible to get exactly what you want without spending more than needed. At Gill CDJR, we understand the benefit of sticking to a budget and living frugally.

2022 Grand Wagoneer

Superior Towing Capacity and Features for California Hauls

Convenient, quick, and powerful, the new 2022 Grand Wagoneer returns with all the luxury to set new records on the road. From the aggressively designed grille to the high-tech cabin, you'll turn heads each time you hit the road with this beast.

2022 Jeep Compass New Features

New Features of the 2022 Jeep Compass

Boasting a refreshed look and more modern upgrades, the 2022 Jeep Compass has hit the market with a splash. Gaining popularity for all the right reasons, this crossover SUV is loaded with power, performance, safety and technology.

Standard Safety Features on Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer

Standard Safety Features on Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer

If ever there was an SUV that offered comfort, style, power and high-end technology, it’s the Wagoneer. Select from the Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer when shopping for your next SUV at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

Car Loan in Madera CA

Save on a Car Loan in Madera, CA

Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM is pleased to be your go-to dealership in Madera, CA. We take great pride in offering a premium selection of new, used and certified pre-owned vehicles that feature high-end technology, bold style, intuitive safety and the comfort you crave.

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What Should I Ask Before Leasing A New Car?

When you’re in the market for a new car, you have a few financing options, notably a traditional car loan or a new car lease. Before you decide to finance with a lease or loan, it is helpful to understand how a leasing agreement fits in your budget.

Trading My Car in California

Trading My Car In California

When the time comes to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle, you want to understand the steps to trading my car in Madera, CA. At Gill CDJR, we make it easy to buy a car and help you with trading in your vehicle.

MotorTrend Truck of the Year: RAM Three-Peat Awards

MotorTrend Truck Of The Year: RAM Three-Peat Awards

There is no denying that RAM trucks offer premium performance, impressive payloads and towing capacity and rugged style. This has not gone unnoticed nationally.

Face-Off: 2021 Jeep Gladiator vs. Toyota Tacoma

Face-Off: 2021 Jeep Gladiator Vs. Toyota Tacoma

The Jeep Gladiator is well-known for its off-road prowess and general all-around utility in any situation. In 2021, the all-new Jeep Gladiator became even better.

2021 Ram 1500

All About The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Trims

The Ram 1500 Classic, which is the body style that the truck maker supposedly discontinued in 2019, continues to live on in 2021 with three attractive trim levels for drivers who love the fourth-generation styling.

Used Cars for Sale in Madera

Used Cars For Sale In Madera

Are you in the market for a used car that is as strong a guarantee of quality and satisfaction as a new vehicle? Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (CDJR) in Madera, CA, is here to help.

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Meet The 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee L

Get more information on the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L specs and features at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

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Know When To Replace A Car Battery

As your go-to source for auto parts and premium CDJR service, Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM takes pride in taking care of your automotive needs. Our CDJR service center offers a full menu of auto repairs that include car battery replacement.

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Which RAM Truck is Right For Me?

If you’re wondering which RAM to choose, know that you have plenty of options at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. Our RAM dealership is fully stocked with all trim levels of the 2021 RAM 1500, the 2021 RAM 1500 TRX, the RAM 2500, and the RAM 3500.

A dark gray Jeep parked on rough terrain

RWD Vs. FWD: What Is The Difference?

The joy of buying a new car can sometimes override all the little decisions you need to make. However, those are important decisions you shouldn’t overlook. After all, they can affect your driving experience for the life of the vehicle.

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What is Keyless Enter ‘n Go Technology?

When seeking out a CDJR dealership with an extensive collection of new, used and certified pre-owned vehicles, the obvious choice is Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

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Best Car Specials are at Gill CDJR

As one of the preferred car dealerships in Madera, CA, Gill CDJR stands true to its reputation by offering a premium collection of new, used and certified pre-owned vehicles with enhanced safety features, bold style, impressive engine performance and the latest technology.

Happy Gill CDJR customer receiving keys to their new car

Private Seller Vs Dealer: Where Should You Sell Your Car?

The Time has finally come to purchase a new ride, which might leave you asking: Should I sell my car to the dealership or should I find a private buyer? After all,

A  2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L parked in the woods

The All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L for Sale

If you’re seeking a large SUV with premium engine capability, safety features, and extreme style, then it’s time to get to know the 2021 Grand Cherokee L specs. This high-end SUV brings power to the road and comfort to your daily driving experience.

A 2021 Jeep Compass vs Jeep Renegade side by side

The 2021 Jeep Compass vs Jeep Renegade

You can’t go wrong when selecting any Jeep model from Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM; however, the best fit should be based on your preferences. Do you prefer more power, performance, and style or do you need more seating space?

A red 2021 Jeep Compass driving through downtown

The 2021 Jeep Compass Safety Features Explained

The all-new 2021 Jeep Compass has arrived and is now available for test drives at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. This SUV brings power to the road, exceptional fuel economy, and safety and security beyond compare. Embracing the rugged Jeep brand exterior and upgraded technology features, the 2021 Compass is the complete package.

A Black 2021 RAM 1500 towing a boat

Discover the Power of 2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

When seeking a pickup truck with premium power and exceptional towing capacities, it’s time to explore the 2021 RAM 1500 from Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. Our RAM dealership is pleased to stock all trim levels of this powerful pickup truck that feature impressive maximum payloads to enhance your driving experience.

Side profile of a red Jeep Renegade in motion

The 2021 Jeep Renegade: All-New Trims and Configurations

The new 2021 Jeep Renegade continues to distill the authentic Jeep styling into a subcompact crossover SUV.

Interior view of a Jeep Renegade’s steering wheel and infotainment system

Discover the 2021 Jeep Renegade Safety and Tech Features

When it comes to subcompact crossovers, the Jeep brand offers plenty of attractive and powerful options, including the 2021 Jeep Renegade. This SUV is loaded with intuitive technology features and exceptional power.

View of a Jeep Grand Cherokee’s interior and infotainment center

Step Inside the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s Luxury Interior

Chances are, you’ve seen the bold, hard-line exterior of the Jeep Grand Cherokee before. From the steel frame to the dozens of intentional design refinements, the Jeep Grand Cherokee simply is one of the best off-road adventure vehicles.

Close up view of a Jeep Grand Cherokee’s infotainment system

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee: A Suite of All-New Tech Features

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is known for being strong, durable, and versatile. Few who haven’t ever stepped inside a Jeep Grand Cherokee believe just how luxurious and high-tech the cabin experience is.

Angled front profile of a red Jeep Compass in motion

Explore the 2021 Jeep Compass Performance Features

There’s no denying that the 2021 Jeep Compass is the ideal vehicle for both on and off-road adventures, but this SUV is also loaded with high-end technology, safety features and a performance-driven engine that makes it the complete package.

Touch screen display system in the 2021 Jeep Gladiator

The 2021 Jeep® Gladiator—Powerful Tech

Visit us at Gill CDJR in Madera to see the exciting new 2021 Jeep Gladiators for sale at our full-service Jeep dealership. Let one of our tech-savvy customer service team members show you the exciting new Jeep Gladiator technology features including Voice Command and available wireless connectivity.

Silver 2021 Jeep Gladiator towing a boat

2021 Jeep Gladiator Towing and Utility Highlights

If you’re a Madera driver serious about extreme activity, it’s time to check out the 2021 Jeep Gladiator. In short, the 2021 Gladiator is a relentless utility vehicle that can leave virtually no terrain untouched. It’s also quite adept with its towing ability. More on that in the sections to come.

2021 RAM 1500 towing a boat in Madera, CA

The 2021 RAM 1500: Smart Towing & Trailering Tech

The RAM 1500 is a legend in the pickup space, and the 2021 RAM 1500 continues that legacy with tough all-terrain tires, factory lift for increased ride height on difficult offroad paths, and a rugged new exterior. But the new RAM 1500 brings the dependability and power you know in a RAM pickup and combines it with the latest in smart towing and safety tech.

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4XE in Madera, CA

The Eco-Friendly 2021 Jeep® Wrangler 4XE

Come down to Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM and test drive the brand new Jeep Wrangler 4XE. Experience for yourself why this vehicle deserves its rightful spot among the 2021 Wrangler lineup.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon in Madera, CA

Discover the 2021 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon

Come visit Gill CDJR, your premier Madera Jeep dealership, and explore the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. For open-air fun and off-road proficiency, this is the most capable Wrangler yet.

2020 Jeep Gladiator on dirt road in motion

See the Possibilities of the All-New 2020 Jeep Gladiator

The all-new 2020 Gladiator combines the ruggedness of the Jeep Wrangler with the power of a heavy-duty pickup truck. With impeccable style, intuitive technology, impressive towing capabilities and performance-driven engines, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to test drive the 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

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The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Combines Towing & Utility Capabilities

Whether you’re towing a heavy load or looking for an epic ride, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator stands prepared for the job. As a Jeep Pickup, this truck was born to conquer any obstacle thrown in its path—even if that obstacle happens to be a heavy trailer you need to move.

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The 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude Trim Features

Featuring the signature Jeep styling, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude trims also bring comfort and convenience to the forefront. Now available for test drives at our Jeep dealership, the three Latitude trims are dedicated to adventure, too.

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The 2020 Jeep Cherokee Offers Best-in-Class Capability

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is ready for any adventure or path you find. In fact, with so much power, you’ll have fun not only finding new destinations but getting there as well. This rugged SUV also brings remarkable fuel economy so that you’re not losing your money at the pump.

2020 RAM 2500 Interior

2020 RAM 2500 Interior Features

Immerse yourself in the luxurious cabin of the 2020 RAM 2500. Amenities and features deliver an upgraded driving experience that exceeds driver and passenger expectations.

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Features

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon proudly makes its entrance with bold style, striking personality, and incredible advances that effectively give it the title of the "Most Capable Jeep® brand Truck Ever".

Jeep Wrangler crossing river

Our Favorite Off-Road Features of the 2020 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon

If you’re looking for legendary performance out on the trail, discover the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. This Trail Rated® vehicle is packed with performance and technology to make every drive more adventurous.

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There is No Truck Like the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel

The new RAM 1500 EcoDiesel owes its success to class-exclusive optional air suspension, which enhances fuel economy, improves ride control and off-road capability, along with entry/exit and loading, and automatic load leveling.

2020 RAM 1500 Multifunction Tailgate

2020 RAM 1500: Multifunction Tailgate and Towing Technology

The days of the old, chain-attached tailgate are long gone. Today’s truck owner demands the flexibility of an SUV, with the ruggedness of pick-up, and comfort of a luxury sedan. For 2020, RAM has introduced a re-engineered and revolutionary 60/40-split, multifunction tailgate. It offers multiple ways of accessing the RAM 1500 bed – with the toughness to handle loads up to 2,000-pounds.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee in motion

The All-Capable 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

From thrill to chill, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee from Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM offers such a broad range of power and performance options that there will be an ideal version for you.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee in motion

Highlights of the 2020 Jeep® Grand Cherokee

There are many exciting features and innovations to enjoy with the new 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Jeep offers four different engine options to power the 2020 model. The standard engine option is the Pentastar® 3.6L V6 with 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This 3.6L engine can tow up to 6,200 pounds.

Two 2020 Jeep Wrangler models parked in canyon

2020 Jeep Wrangler Capability

The 2020 Jeep® Wrangler is as comfortable maneuvering through busy city streets as it is crawling through a canyon. Situated in size between the Jeep Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee, the Wrangler is a midsize SUV with four available trims — Sport, Sport S, Sahara and Rubicon.

2020 Jeep Wrangler

2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel Driving Range And Fuel Efficiency

The new Jeep® Wrangler 3.0-liter EcoDiesel debuts with the 2020 Jeep Wrangler four-door lineup. The Jeep Wrangler is an iconic off-road vehicle that has retained its boxy good looks over the years. Although the new engine is amazingly powerful and economical, it's also a great match for the best off-roading vehicle available today.

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Quality Oil Change Service from Preferred Madera Service Center

Too often, the assumption with many drivers is that if there’s oil in the car, all is well. Not so much. Although there is oil, it can still collect dirt and dust over time further impeding vehicle performance. By keeping the oil fresh, your engine will remain healthy without having to work twice as hard.

Trusted Auto Repair Near Fresno

Any time your vehicle needs auto repair or routine maintenance, you want to be sure about where you’re taking it. Newer cars are usually taken to the dealership where you bought them, but that’s not always convenient.

Why Buy at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

It’s time for you to get a new car, but you aren’t sure where to begin. We’ve all been there. It’s a tough road to navigate alone. There are numerous options available to you, but you need to pick the best option given your wants and your situation. We’re here to help you sort through your choices.

Should You Lease or Finance That New Vehicle?

Understanding the differences between a car loan and a car lease can help you decide which option will be right for you. At Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, you can test-drive great vehicles and take home the one you like best.

Steps to Financing Your Vehicle

If you’re looking for auto finance options in Fresno, CA, it’s important to do your research. Being prepared and having all your documents ready when you find a great vehicle to buy simplifies the entire car-buying process. Fortunately, you can learn all you need to know about auto finance choices right here at Gill Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM and test-drive a great vehicle, too.