2021 Jeep Cherokee side and front look

How powerful is the 2021 Jeep Cherokee?

Performance features of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee

Packed with luxury, performance, and off-road capability, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee is a small SUV that does wonders for its size. The premium LED Headlamps, Fog Lamps, Daytime Running Lamps, and Taillamps enhance the look of this SUV. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee is equipped with features like an available hands-free power liftgate, an audible tire fill alert, and a windshield wiper de-icer for your convenience. If you are looking forward to purchasing the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, you must get in touch with the Steele CDJR dealership in Lockhart, TX.

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2021 Jeep Gladiator front and side view

Where can you find the 2021 Jeep Gladiator in Lockhart, TX?

2021 Jeep Gladiator in Lockhart, TX

Is it a truck or a jeep? Surprise, surprise! It’s a perfect mix of both. With a robust look and impressive features, the 2021 Jeep Gladiator offers an incredible driving experience. You get to drive in the open air, go off-roading, and carry all your equipment and gear in the five-foot bed at the back. If you are looking for more range, you can opt for the new optional diesel engine. This comfortable and advanced tech pickup truck is available at the Steele CDJR dealership in Lockhart, TX.

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Types of Dealer Fees - Steele CJDR Lockhart

Types Of Hidden Dealership Fees

Many car dealers will attempt to add on hidden fee onto your payment when you’re ready to buy a vehicle. At Steele Automotive, you don’t have to worry – the price you see is the price you pay! Take a look at the various things that can pop as hidden fees below.

Extended Warranties

Extended warranties offer peace of mind by extending bumper-to-bumper warranties for a longer period of time. They make dealers tons of money in commissions and come with a lot of fine print. According to Consumer Reports, people who buy extended warranties typically pay more for the coverage than they receive in benefits.

Overpriced VIN Etching

Your vehicle identification number (VIN) is a serial number that is unique to your specific car. It’s located in the front corner where your dashboard meets your windshield, which car thieves know. When they steal cars, they often remove or deface the VIN in an attempt to make the car anonymous and difficult to trace back to the owner. For a few hundred bucks, the dealership will etch that number into each of the car’s windows to deter thieves and make your car less valuable if it’s stolen.

Documentation Fee

The documentation fee – also known as the doc fee — is a fee dealers charge to cover their paperwork expenses. In some states, there are laws that place an upper limit on doc fees, ranging from around $75 to $500, but many states have no such laws. In states without a limit, doc fees can run as high as $600. Because the fee can vary dramatically, it’s important to establish what will be charged before you sign. If the fee seems excessive, negotiate to reduce either the fee or the price of the vehicle so you can meet your budget needs – just remember that dealers need to make money on each car they sell in order to keep the lights on.

Dealer Add-Ons

Dealer add-ons can inflate the final price of your vehicle. These add-ons may include things such as:

  • Window tinting
  • Wheel locks
  • Anti-theft devices
  • Pinstriping
  • Chrome-plated wheels
  • All-season floor mats
  • Splash guards
  • Cargo trays
  • Paint protection
  • Fabric protection

It’s a good idea to do some research before agreeing to pay for any add-on. While it’s convenient to buy this equipment from a dealer, you may be able to save money by getting it from a third-party provider.

2021 Dodge Durango

How does the 2021 Dodge Durango perform?

Performance features of the 2021 Dodge Durango

For 2021, the Dodge Durango offers a refreshed exterior and upgraded interior. You can see a new grille, daytime running lights, LED headlights, sculpted hood, new alloy wheels designs, and a new rear spoiler at the exterior. In the interior, you’ll see a new center console and dashboard. If you are looking for a more powerful SUV, you can select the Durango SRT Hellcat, a new addition to the Durango lineup.

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People reading inside the reading room of a public library

Which Are the Best Libraries in the Lockhart, TX Area?

Best Libraries near Lockhart, TX

While many people find reading books a problematic endeavor, others use them to find serenity in the middle of daily life’s stress. As avid readers, we recognize the value of books and have compiled a list of the best libraries in the Lockhart, TX area. So, what are you waiting for? Visit Steele CDJR to acquire a vehicle, then drive to your local library to let go of your inhibitions. Take a look at our new vehicle inventory right now!

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Sideview of a gray 2022 Ram 1500 parked near a golf court. What are the engine specifications?

What Are the Engine Specifications Of the 2022 Ram 1500?

2022 Ram 1500 Engine Specifications

Ram has come a long way in the trucking segment, manufacturing bold, powerful, and sturdily built trucks. Trucks by Ram receive a warm welcome from the masses each year and make it to the top of the competitor chart owing to the plethora of features they exuberate. In Texas, where trucks are a part of everyday life, the demand for Ram trucks is at its epitome. Amongst the fleet of Ram trucks, the one that stands out is the Ram 1500. Built for regular use, the Ram 1500 has impressed all demographics with its stellar performance ratings. Head to the Steele CDJR in Lockhart, TX, and check out the new 2022 Ram 1500. Take it out for a spin! Keep reading to comprehend the engine specifications of the 2022 Ram 1500.

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Side view of a gray 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee in front of a building. WHat are the performance ratings?

How Do Performance Ratings Look for the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Performance Ratings

The midsize SUV sector experiences the influx of a massive fleet of vehicles every year. An SUV must have appealing accent lines, be comfortable, and perform effectively to separate from the competitors in this category. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee ticks all the boxes and stands out in the midsize SUV segment with an excellent performance quotient, safety features, interior components, and comfort. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is your best bet if you’re searching for a midsize SUV that delivers real value for money. Check out the new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Steele CDJR in Lockhart, TX. Schedule a test drive online. Scroll down to find more about the performance ratings of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Black 2022 Ram 3500 towing a trailer. What are the engine specifications?

What Are the Engine Specifications of the 2022 Ram 3500?

2022 Ram 3500 Engine Specifications

When it comes to hauling and towing heavy loads, trucks are the first things that come to mind. Though there are many trucks available in the market today, not all have what it takes to be robust, reliable, and comfortable at the same time. In this regard, Ram trucks have come a long way. Whether engine specifications, comfort, safety features, towing capacity, or driving dynamics, Ram trucks excel in every aspect and have become a household name across the United States. The 2022 Ram 3500 is Ram’s most enormous truck that exudes tremendous driving dynamics and is also extremely capable. If you want to get your hands behind the wheels of the 2022 Ram 3500 in Lockhart, TX, head to Steele CDJR today. Schedule a test drive now. Scroll down to learn about the engine specifications of the 2022 Ram 3500.

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White and Red 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Models at Sunset

What’s New for the Next-Generation 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee?

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Release Date and Design Specs 

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a heavyweight contender and a fan favorite for generations – but it is time for an upgrade. With the debut of the next-generation 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee, many drivers want to know – what’s new for the Jeep Grand Cherokee? Take a closer look at the updates and changes to the Jeep Grand Cherokee with this overview of the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee release date and design specs provided by Steele CDJR in Lockhart, TX.  

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Top 5 Fall Car Care Steps - Steele Chrysler Lockhart

Top 5 Fall Car Care Steps

At last, the long Texas summer season has ended and Fall has arrived. Although for Texas it doesn’t generally equal a severe change in weather, it’s still always best to be prepared. Make sure your vehicle is ready for the new season with our top 5 fall car care steps!

Check Fluid Levels

Your vehicle needs fluids to run properly. Be sure to check all fluid levels, including your oil, brake, transmission fluid, antifreeze/coolant, and windshield washer fluid. If any are low, go ahead and top them off, that way you’re prepared for whatever the new season brings.

Inspect Wiper Blades

Texas is known for its harsh Summer temperatures, and they can wreak havoc on your wiper blades! Inspect your wiper blades for any signs of hardening or cracking. Generally, wiper blades are recommended to be replaced every 6 months, but if your wipers are squeaking or leaving streaks, it’s time to replace them. If you are a heavy driver or drive long distances, it’s also a good idea to invest in winter wipers for optimal performance against inclement weather.

Test Your Heater

This may sound crazy, especially when Texas isn’t known for intense fall temperature drops at the start of the season, but when it comes to your heater, always be safe than sorry. Outside of ensuring your drives in the cooler months are comfortable, the heater is key for defrosting and maintaining visibility. 

Battery & Breaks

Getting stuck on the road with a dead battery is no fun, so make sure yours is ready for Fall. High summer temperatures, especially in Texas, can affect your battery’s charge, so it’s essential to inspect your battery sooner than later. Check that the connections for your battery are tight, clean, and free from corrosion. If you find your battery isn’t charging and discharging correctly, it needs to be replaced.

Your brake system is a huge player in keeping you & your passengers safe on the road. Ensure your vehicle’s brake system is ready to take any potential weather challenges with the new season by having them inspected. Bring your vehicle in to our service center and our team will test for braking symptoms and inspect the level of brake fluid, as well as inform you if your brakes need replacing.

Lights

As the long summer days disappear and the shorter fall days arrive, you want to make sure that you can see AND be seen on the road! Test your headlights and taillights (including fog lights, brake lights, and hi-beams) to ensure you don’t have any burned bulbs, and if you have an older car be sure to check for any signs of fogging.