2017 Jeep Compass is the Activity Vehicle of Texas and the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is the Premium Utility Vehicle of Texas!

The Texas Auto Writers Association gave out their awards at their annual Texas Auto Roundup and one of the biggest winners by brand was Jeep.  The brand took home some of the highest honors of the evening including the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass which is already making a name for itself with auto critics.

“The Jeep brand vehicles also impressed our judges.  The 2017 Jeep Compass led the diverse Activity Vehicle category, offering excellent versatility, capability and Jeep’s go-anywhere styling…” said Nic Phillips, President of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

The 2017 Jeep Compass won the Activity Vehicle of Texas and the other major winner from Jeep was the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.  It was voted the Premium Utility Vehicle winner.

Phillips continued, “…the Grand Cherokee SRT continues to demonstrate the incredible package of handling, power and segment value, worthy of our Performance Utility Vehicle award.”

The awards for the Jeep brand added with the major wins that the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid won meant that FCA US had the most awards of any other car maker at the annual competition.

If you’re looking to find out more about the current line-up of Jeeps, click the link and see the selection on Bayside Chrysler Jeep Dodge.  Be sure to like the dealership on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel, to stay up to date on auto news and our special monthly offers.

Jeep Sales Posts Best First Quarter in Years

Jeep CherokeeAs the first quarter of 2014 wraps up, Jeep is posting record sales for the month of March and setting up the brand for its strongest sales in recent years.

In March, the Jeep brand posted a 41 percent sales increase compared to March in 2013, selling a reported 5,081 units. The sales numbers for the first quarter of 2014 came out to 12,800 units sold by the Jeep Brand, the best first quarter ever recorded by Jeep brand.

Sales for the Jeep brand were propelled by the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler, the brand’s top three vehicles. The Jeep Wrangler alone had an 11 percent sales increase compared to March 2013.

The full 2014 Jeep brand line-up is available for viewing on Bayside’s online showroom, so go to www.baysidechryslerjeepdodge.net for an up-close look at the Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, and Wrangler Unlimited. You can also connect with Bayside Chrysler Jeep Dodge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Top 5 Reasons to Love the 2015 Jeep Renegade

2015 Jeep Renegade

On Tuesday, Jeep released its first extensive look at the upcoming 2015 Jeep Renegade, including a rundown of all the SUV’s specs, features, and interior/exterior design. What were the top 5 reasons to keep an eye out for the Renegade? Read on to find out.

  1. First Small SUV from JeepThe 2015 Jeep Renegade is the first small SUV from Jeep with the power and features of a larger SUV.
  2. 2 My Sky Open-Air Roof SystemsPassengers in the front and back seat can take in the fresh air and sunshine with two sunroofs.
  3. 16 Fuel-Efficient Powertrain CombinationsThe Jeep Renegade offers 16 different powertrain combinations for different markets around the world, and it has the distinction of offering the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission in the small SUV class.
  4. Best-in-Class 4×4 Trail Rated CapabilityBuyers who opt for the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk Model will get 4×4 technology that is also available in the new Jeep Cherokee. This new 4×4 system has a disconnecting rear axle and power take-off unit, giving the Renegade better fuel economy and a 20:1 crawl ratio.
  5. Uconnect Access, Uconnect Touchscreen Radios, and Full-Color Instrument ClusterChrysler’s Uconnect system will be available in the Jeep Renegade, giving drivers access to their favorite features like Pandora, roadside assistance, voice texting, Yelp, and remote door lock/unlock. Drivers can also make their vehicle a WiFi hotspot for an additional subscription fee.

For more information on Jeep’s line-up, contact a sales rep at Bayside Chrysler Jeep Dodge and check out the full new and used inventory online.  Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to see our monthly specials.