Which Signature Engine Will You Choose for the Jeep Renegade?

Compact and robust, the Jeep Renegade is an SUV that offers two signature engine blocks and other mechanical features that are tuned for off-road exploration.

The 1.4 L MultiAir engine block in the Renegade includes a turbocharger. You'll get up to 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque from this compact powertrain. Based on EPA evaluation, the fuel economy for the turbo engine is 31 MPG on the highway. Using the MultiAir 2 platform, the 2.4 L engine is part of Jeep's Tigershark series. Offering up to 30 MPG on the highway, this naturally aspirated powertrain…

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Design Elements of the Volkswagen Tiguan

At Step One Automotive Group, we're glad to showcase the Volkswagen Tiguan amongst our lineup of popular compact SUVs. The redesigned Tiguan has several design features that make it deserving of the status it has. What some used to think was a difficult decision, choosing between the multitude of compact SUVs that are available on the market, is no longer so hard.

The exterior of the Volkswagen Tiguan has been completely redesigned. It has become longer, wider, and has an all-new bold design that makes a statement as soon as you see it. While some may see design and…

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The Volkswagen Jetta: Technology Keeping You Safe

The Volkswagen Jetta is a four-door sedan that is well-known as a reliable and fuel efficient vehicle. The Jetta is able to seat up to five adults comfortable. It is equipped with a number of desirable interior and exterior features.

In the area of safety, the designers at Volkswagen have provided two important features for the Jetta. The Jetta features the Intelligent Crash Response System. In the event of an accident, the system will cut off the fuel pump, unlock the doors and put on the hazard blinkers. The Jetta also comes equipped with a Post-Collision Braking System....


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Check Out the New Ram 3500 at Step One Automotive Group

There are pickup trucks, and then there are pickup trucks. The Ram 3500 line of heavy-duty trucks is never going to be confused with a non-domestic light truck brand. These trucks are made for heavy lifting and are the truck of choices for many people in rough and tumble industries like farming, ranching, construction, and any other profession that requires a great deal of power and off-road capability.

Among the top level heavy-duty pickup trucks the Ram 3500 is among the most durable. Since these vehicles have a very defined audience it is imperative that they stand up to scrutiny-…

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Drive Safer With the Wrangler JK

If you are looking for a sporty SUV that offers a comfortable ride, you will want to check out the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK. This compact SUV offers great driving in the city, and it is more than capable of taking you on off-road excursions. The Wrangler JK is designed with certain features to provide added safety.

Each Wrangler JK is equipped with four-wheel disc brakes with an anti-lock braking system. This system monitors the wheels and automatically applies the braking force that is necessary. The Wrangler JK also features electric roll mitigation. This system detects if wheel lift is…
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Enjoy Fewer oil Changes With the Ram 2500 Full-Size Pickup

Some pickup trucks may require frequent oil changes, but the popular full-size vehicle known as the Ram 2500 certainly does not. In addition to its heavy-duty body and engine construction, this workhorse of a vehicle makes motor maintenance easier than before.

Engine oil is the lifeblood of most internal combustion motors, and keeping this important fluid in good condition is vital to overall engine health. In addition to proper filtration, regular oil changes can go far towards achieving this goal.

Some vehicles need oil changes every few thousand miles


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Check Out the Jeep Cherokee

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee is a popular compact sport utility vehicle, and it is set up with a full spectrum of capability features to enhance your experience. One of its top features is the off-road traction control. The active four-wheel drive and crawl ratio of up to 52.1 to 1 means that you will maintain control and traction even through mud or on sandy or rocky terrain.

The Cherokee also has the proprietary Jeep Selec-Terrain traction management system. If the roads are icy, slushy, snowy or wet, it automatically selects the best settings for optimal traction. This helps you…

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Don’t Procrastinate With Having a Headlight Bulb Replacement

When your headlight bulb stops working, it can be easy to put off having it replaced, simply because you’re able to still have nighttime visibility while driving. While it is normal to have a period of time between finding out that your headlight bulb needs replacing, and the replacement itself, it is vitally important to your driving safety that the time is as short as possible.

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Extreme Temperatures and Car Batteries - What's the Story?

Car batteries should typically last for several years. Unfortunately, factors like extreme temperatures can drastically affect the life of your car’s battery. Reach out to our professionals at Step One Automotive Group for any battery-related questions or concerns you may have.

Extreme temperatures, particularly cold temperatures, can drain the life out of your battery and shorten its life span. There are factors that can contribute to the battery going dead.

• The battery’s age
• The external temperatures (too hot or too cold)
• Lights left on inside the vehicle
• Battery’s not...


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