Archive for December, 2014

What is Ford EcoBoost?

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
Ford EcoBoost Engines

Ford EcoBoost Engines

The majority of models in the Ford lineup feature EcoBoost engine technology. These EcoBoost engines have revolutionized the Ford brand and have taken fuel efficiency in the lineup to a whole new level. However, there are still many people who are unaware of what the EcoBoost technology is and how it benefits drivers. So in this blog post we are going to highlight the Ford EcoBoost engines and explain how this technology actually works. (more…)

Explore the City or the Trail in a new Renegade

Sunday, December 28th, 2014
All-New Jeep Renegade

All-New Jeep Renegade

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center we are big fans of the Jeep brand. Our customers and staff have been raving about the all-new Jeep Renegade model that is coming out for the 2015 model year. So we have decided to dedicate this blog post to highlighting everything that we love about this all-new model. (more…)

The Chrysler 300 has Been Redesigned for its 60th Anniversary

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
60th Anniversary of the Chrysler 300

60th Anniversary of the Chrysler 300

This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Chrysler 300 model, and it does not disappoint. They have gone completely back to the drawing board and have redesigned the newest version of the 300 to be better than ever for this historic anniversary year. The Chrysler 300 has always been characterized as a premium vehicle that offers a perfect blend of luxury and performance. The new 2015 model year continues that trend, but takes the level of quality and craftsmanship to a whole new level. (more…)

Chrysler Plans Major Update on the PentaStar V-6 Engine

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Chrysler's PentaStar V-6 is About to get a Turbocharger

Chrysler’s PentaStar V-6 is About to get a Turbocharger

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center we like to stay up to date on everything that is going on with the automotive brands that we sell. Then when we hear something newsworthy we try to tell you about it right away to keep our audience in the loop as well. Well, this morning we found out that Chrysler’s PentaStar V-6 is about to get a turbocharger. So we decided to use this blog post to highlight everything that we’ve heard about this story so far. (more…)

Holiday Events in the Rochester Area

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Fun Local Holiday Events in Rochester

Fun Local Holiday Events in Rochester

There is something truly special about the holiday season in Minnesota. There are countless holiday themed events in our community for the entire family to enjoy and participate in. So we will be using this blog post to highlight some of the most fun local holiday events in Rochester.  All of us here at Dave Syverson Auto Center would like to wish everyone in our community a safe and happy holiday season this year. (more…)

Charger Hellcat gets Impressive Fuel Economy

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Charger Hellcat's Fuel Economy Rating

Charger Hellcat’s Fuel Economy Rating

The Dodge Charger Hellcat has been arguably the most popular new vehicle to come out in recent years, and with good reason. Dodge created the Hellcat to be a modern engineering marvel that breathed new life into the fading muscle car segment. At 707 horsepower and a top speed of 204 miles per hour, this new Charger Hellkitty is the fastest muscle car that has ever been made. Since this is such a performance driven vehicle many people were curious on what the fuel efficiency numbers would be on it. Well, the wait is finally over because the Charger Hellcat’s fuel economy rating has been announced. (more…)

Ram 1500 Wins Motor Trend Truck Shootout

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Motor Trend Truck Shootout Results

Motor Trend Truck Shootout Results

In November Motor Trend held their annual truck shootout. All of us here at Dave Syverson Auto Center watched the results very closely because we carry two of the models that were compared in the shootout at our dealership. So for this blog post we have decided to give a summary of the Motor Trend Truck Shootout results. (more…)

Excessive Hellcat Markup by Certain Dealerships

Monday, December 8th, 2014
Dealer is Marking up the Hellcat by $15,000

Dealer is Marking up the Hellcat by $150,000

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has been one of the most talked about and in-demand vehicles this year for its high-performance characteristics, aggressive styling and wicked fast powertrain. Since this has been such a hot car already this year there have been certain dealerships who have marked up the price of the Hellcat, which is perfectly legal. However, one San Diego dealer is marking up the Hellcat by $150,000. We thought that it was interesting that a dealer would mark up a car so significantly, so we decided to write this article about it. (more…)