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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vs 2021 Kia Niro PHEV in Langley, BC: Which Has a Better Drivetrain?

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(Posted on Apr 26, 2021 at 04:06PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CJeep%2CWrangler%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CHybrid%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_Jeep_Wrangler_4xe_Rubicon_off_Road.jpg"alt="closeup of Jeep Wrangler 4xe front wheel and tire"/></a>The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited Rubicon and Kia Niro PHEV earn headlines for their fuel economy and low emissions. However, they are still SUVs, and owners will expect them to handle all sorts of conditions. Do the drivetrains of these two vehicles match those of their all-gas peers?
 
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 

Drive Type
: 4x4
Tires: 255/75R17C 32-inch
Wheels: 17-inch
Ground Clearance: 270 mm
Transmission: 8-speed Automatic
 
Kia Niro PHEV

Drive type
: FWD
Tires: P205/60R16
Wheels: 16-inch Alloy
Ground Clearance: 160 mm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
 
The Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited Rubicon stands out because of its 4x4 drivetrain. The Rock Trac Full-Time 4WD has a two-speed transfer case with a high-torque setting for steep or slippery terrain. Furthermore, its off-road tires are ideal for both trails and challenging conditions on the pavement. 

If you would like to see the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited Rubicon in action for yourself, contact our Langley, BC dealership today to schedule a test drive.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vs Kia Niro PHEV in Langley, BC: Which Hybrid Has a More Powerful Engine?

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(Posted on Apr 22, 2021 at 05:01PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CJeep%2CWrangler%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CHybrid%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/jeep_wrangler_4xe_engine_turbo.jpg"alt="View of 2.0 litre Jeep Wrangler 4xe turbo hybrid engine"/></a>The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe and Kia Niro PHEV are both plug-in hybrid SUVs. Such vehicles offer more efficient operation than their all-gas peers, but they sometimes require you to sacrifice power. Is that the case with these two autos? 

Jeep Wrangler 4xe

Engine Type
: 2.0L Turbo PHEV
Battery Size: 400-volt 17-kWh Li-ion
Horsepower: 375
Torque: 470 lb-ft
Drive Type: AWD
 
Kira Niro PHEV

Engine Type
: 1.6L GDI PHEV
Battery Size: 240-volt 1.56 kWh Li-ion
Horsepower: 139
Torque: 195 lb-ft
Drive Type: FWD

The Jeep Wrangler 4xe is far superior in this comparison because it combines a turbocharged engine and a powerful battery pack. The SUV also offers an eight-speed automatic transmission with a Selec-Trac full-time AWD system and a regenerative brake booster. This muscle and these features provide extra utility, including a 1,588-kg towing capacity. 

To learn more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, contact our Langley, BC dealership today and schedule a test drive.
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_Dodge_Charger_AWD.jpg"alt="concise description of object"/></a><a href="inventory link"><img src="server extension"alt="2021 Dodge Charger driving through snow"/></a>The 2021 Dodge Charger and 2021 Ford Mustang are performance vehicles. You may expect that they can only thrive on warm, dry roads, but this is not the case. Which of these cars works best for practical driving and daily tasks?
 
2021 Dodge Charger

Drive Type
: RWD or AWD
Cargo Capacity: 467.2 L
Tow Capacity: 454 Kgs
Seating Capacity: 5
Rear Seating Room (Head/Hip/Leg/Shoulder): 930/1425/1019/1471 mm
 
2021 Ford Mustang

Drive Type
: RWD
Cargo Capacity: 383.1 L
Tow Capacity: 454 Kgs
Seating Capacity: 4
Rear Seating Room (Head/Hip/Leg/Shoulder): 884/1203/737/1327 mm
 
The 2021 Dodge Charger has more cargo and passenger room, and it can even tow a small trailer if needed. Its available AWD, which pairs well with the Electronic Stability Control (ESC), is very rare for its class. Finally, features like a backup camera and ParkSense assist make pulling into a spot easier. 

To learn more about the practical and performance-related features of the 2021 Dodge Charger, contact our Langley, BC dealership today.
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CSXT%20AWD%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_dodge_charger_horsepower.jpg"alt="front view of 2021 Dodge Charger on a track"/></a>There are many ways to compare two vehicles. For performance-oriented cars like the 2021 Dodge Charger and 2021 Ford Mustang, engine power and torque are important factors. How do these two fare in these categories? 

2021 Dodge Charger

Base Engine
: 3.6L V6
Upgrade: 5.7L HEMI V8
Largest Engine: 6.2L Supercharged H/O V8
Max Horsepower: 797
Max Torque: 707 lb.-ft

2021 Ford Mustang

Base Engine
: 2.3L Turbo I-4
Upgrade: 5.2L V8
Largest Engine: 5.2L Supercharged V8
Max Horsepower: 760 
Max Torque: 625 lb.-ft

With its 6.2L Supercharged High-Output SRT Hellcat Redeye V8, the 2021 Charger boasts the most powerful engine overall in this comparison. It also excels in other areas. For example, while both vehicles come with performance-oriented RWD, only the Dodge offers an AWD option, which is ideal for wintertime driving in Canada. 

To inquire about the different 2021 Dodge Charger trims and schedule a test drive, contact our Langley, BC dealership today.

2021 Dodge Charger vs 2021 Ford Mustang: Which Is More Comfortable for Passengers in Surrey, BC?

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(Posted on Apr 21, 2021 at 03:41PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CSXT%20AWD%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_Dodge_Charger_Back_Seat.jpg"alt="a woman looking at a phone in the back of a 2021 Dodge Charger with red seats"/></a>The 2021 Dodge Charger and 2021 Ford Mustang are performance vehicles known for their powerful engines and muscular looks. These cars live up to their image, but how do they fare when it comes to practical tasks like carrying passengers? 

2021 Dodge Charger 

Capacity
: 5
Headroom (Front/Rear): 980/930 mm
Legroom: 1062/1019 mm
Shoulder Room: 1512/1471 mm
Hip Room: 1427/1423 mm

2021 Ford Mustang 

Seating Capacity: 4
Headroom (Front/Rear): 955/884 mm
Legroom: 1130/778 mm
Shoulder Room: 1430/1326 mm
Hip Room: 1394/1204 mm

The 2021 Charger can hold one extra passenger, and it boasts more space, especially in the back row. Though you expect to hear the road sounds in this type of V6 or V8 performance car, the Dodge provides a quieter ride thanks to an Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) system. You also get a full entertainment menu with a state-of-the-art Uconnect media centre and one year of SiriusXM. 

Contact our Surrey, BC dealership today to learn more about the 2021 Dodge Charger’s passenger comfort features.
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CJeep%2CWrangler%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_jeep_wrangler_4xe_vs_toyota_rav4.jpg"alt="Front view of Jeep Wrangler 4xe on a gravel trail"/></a>The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe and 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime offer hybrid-electric powertrains that provide better fuel efficiency and lower emissions than their all-gas peers. Do you need to sacrifice performance if you opt for one of these two thrifty SUVs?
 
2021 Wrangler 4xe

Engine
: 2.0L Turbo I-4
Horsepower: 270
Torque: 295 lb.-ft
Drivetrain: 4x4
Transmission: 8-speed auto

2021 RAV4 Prime

Engine
: 2.5L I-4
Horsepower: 177
Torque: 165 lb.-ft
Drivetrain: 4WD
Transmission: CVT

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe stands out in this comparison, thanks to the combination of a turbocharged engine and a 17 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The hybrid system also includes E-Selec driving modes, which you can use to increase muscle or efficiency, if needed. With these settings, you can alter the powertrain to get up to 595 km of total range or tow as much as 1,588 kg. 

To check on the availability of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, contact our Langley, BC dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4x Unlimited Rubicon vs Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE: Which SUV Brings More Stability to Surrey, BC?

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(Posted on Apr 16, 2021 at 01:46PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CJeep%2CWrangler%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C2.0%20L%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_jeep_wrangler_4xe_stability.jpg"alt="rear view of Jeep Wrangler 4xe near mountains"/></a>The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited Rubicon and 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE blend hybrid efficiency and SUV capabilities. Whether you use these vehicles on the highway or the trail, you will want to ensure that they can provide a safe and controlled ride. Which of this pair offers better stability?
 
4xe Unlimited Rubicon

Wheelbase: 3007 mm
Ground Clearance: 274 mm
Tires: LT285/70R17C BSW off-road
Steering: Recirculating Ball
Axles: Dana M210 and M220 Wide

RAV4 Prime XSE

Wheelbase: 2690 mm
Ground Clearance: 211 mm
Tires: P235/55HR19 all-season
Steering: Rack and Pinion
Axles: Standard

With a broader stance, class-leading ground clearance, and off-road-specific tires, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited Rubicon stands out in this comparison. It can handle uneven terrain and deep snow, and it can even ford a stream, if necessary. Meanwhile, heavy-duty under-side skid plates keep vital powertrain equipment protected in all situations.

To learn more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Unlimited, contact our Surrey, BC dealership today.

The 2021 Dodge Charger R/T vs Toyota Camry SE: Which Brings a Better Drivetrain to Langley, BC?

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(Posted on Apr 15, 2021 at 10:29AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CSXT%20AWD%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/Blue_Dodge_Charger_RT_drivetrain.png"alt="2021 blue Dodge Charger R/T with functional hood scoop"/></a>The 2021 Dodge Charger R/T and Toyota Camry SE are capable sedans. While these cars have practical elements, their drivetrains are also important for highway performance, safety, and behind-the-wheel enjoyment. Which of the pair stands out in this area? 
 
Dodge Charger R/T

Transmission
: TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic
Drive Type: RWD 
Wheels: 20” Satin Carbon aluminum
Tires: 245/45ZR20 all-season
Suspension: Performance 
Exhaust System: Dual

Toyota Camry SE

Transmission
: Direct Shift 8-speed automatic
Drive Type: FWD
Wheels: 17” alloy
Tires: P215/55R17 all-season
Suspension: Sport-tuned suspension
Exhaust System: Single

The 2021 Dodge Charger R/T stands out in this comparison because of its 5.7L V8 engine, TorqueFlite transmission, and dual active exhaust system. The 245/45ZR20 all-season performance tires help the RWD grip the road, while the functional scoop hood brings both sporty looks and extra airflow to the powertrain. 

Contact our Langley, BC dealership to learn more about the features available on the 2021 Dodge Charger R/T.

2021 Dodge Charger GT vs 2021 Toyota Camry SE: Which Brings Better Infotainment Features to BC, Canada?

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(Posted on Apr 15, 2021 at 09:54AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CGT%20AWD%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_dodge_charger_gt_infotainment.jpg"alt="Two people inside Dodge Charger with one driving and the other on a smartphone"/></a>The Dodge Charger GT and Toyota Camry ES both offer quality infotainment systems. If you use your sedan daily for commuting or take it on longer trips, you will want to opt for the vehicle that provides more features for music, information, and navigation. Which of these two stands out in this area?
 
Dodge Charger GT

Interface Name
: Uconnect
Screen Size: 8.6” 
Speakers: 6 Speakers
Navigation Features: GPS Navigation
Device Connection: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Toyota Camry SE

Interface Name
: JBL Audio System
Screen Size: 7” 
Speakers: 6 Speakers
Navigation Features:  Integrated Navigation 
Device Connection: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

 
The Charger GT has a bigger 8.4” touch screen and excellent connectivity options with the Uconnect interface. You can pair devices using Bluetooth or connect via one of the multiple USB ports. The Dodge also comes with an available Wi-Fi hotspot and a one-year subscription to SiriusXM satellite radio. 

Contact our BC, Canada dealership to explore the infotainment offerings on the 2021 Dodge Charger GT.
<a href="https://willowbrookchrysler.ca/inventory?newUsed=New#/?&orderBy=1&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CDodge%2CCharger%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/2021_dodge_charger_supercharged_engine.jpg"alt="6.2L HEMI supercharged engine under the hood of the 2021 Dodge Charger"/></a>The 2021 Dodge Charger and the 2021 Nissan Maxima are performance sedans. Both have base V6 engines, but only one offers enhanced powertrain options. Here is a closer look under the hoods of these two four-door vehicles. 

Dodge Charger

Base Engine
: 3.6L V6
Base HP: 300
Transmission: 8-speed auto
Upgrade: 5.7L V8
Performance Options: 6.2L Supercharged SRT Hellcat
Max Horsepower: 797 

Nissan Maxima

Base Engine
: 3.5L V6
Base HP: 300
Transmission: CVT
Upgrade: None
Performance Options: None

Both base trims, the Maxima S and Charger SXT, have V6 engines that provide 300 hp. However, the Dodge offers several more powerful options, including a 5.7L V8 HEMI and 6.2L supercharged, high-output SRT Hellcat, which brings a race-track-worthy 797 hp. 

The Dodge Charger also features an 8-speed automatic transmission and available AWD, both of which are missing from the Maxima’s list of options. 

To learn more about the impressive powertrains on the 2021 Dodge Charger, contact our Langley, BC dealership today.