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Say hello to 2018 Dodge Charger. 'Fast' doesn't begin to cover it.

Say hello to 2018 Dodge Charger.
‘Fast’ doesn’t begin to cover it.

From the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world, to an efficient V-6 power and all-wheel-drive capability, the 2018 Dodge Charger lineup is designed and engineered to provide the ultimate in high-performance comfort and road-ready confidence as America’s only four-door muscle car.
How fast? The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat model with supercharged 6.2L HEMI Hellcat engine produces 707hp…
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Imagine you—in your Jeep—on a ski mountain.

Imagine you—in your Jeep—on a ski mountain.

If you’ve always wanted a Jeep, we’ll give you one more reason to want one: When you own a Jeep, you can do cool stuff like this…

Jeep Club members tackle Rendezvous roads
---Jackson Hole News & Guide, Sept. 27, 2017

Six Jeeps ascended through the clouds and into the snowy environment that capped the upper 2…

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New 2018 Dodge Durango SRT named to Wards 10 Best User Experience List

New 2018 Dodge Durango SRT named to Wards 10 Best User Experience List

Going beyond the new ultimate performance and utility capabilities for a 475hp, three-row SUV, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT now is being recognized for its advanced technology and ease-of-use. The editors at WardsAuto have named the new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT to the Wards 10 Best User Experience List…

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When it’s time to move people, it’s minivan and SUV time

When it’s time to move people, it’s minivan and SUV time 

It’s been years since Bruce Barnett, realizing the potential this new “minivan” thing, headed out cross-country buying every minivan he could find to ship back to the family dealership in White Bear Lake. Those expeditions made Barnett Auto the “Minivan Giant”, and nothing has changed.

Well, nothing except the addition of SUVs in the category of ways for families to move…
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A big week for awards from Strategic Vision and J.D. Power

A big week for awards from Strategic Vision and J.D. Power

Two important reports, and lots of vehicles found here at Barnett ranked among the very highest.

Strategic Vision’s 23rd Annual Total Quality Impact (TQI) report
Four of our favorites led their respective segments in total quality. In its inaugural year, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica led all minivans. Dodge Charger won its segment for the third time in four years while…

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Wrangler and Cherokee named Top 2 “Most American” Vehicles.

Wrangler and Cherokee named Top 2 “Most American” Vehicles.

Jeep Wrangler—the most capable and recognizable vehicle in the world—has earned the top spot on Cars.com’s annual American-Made Index for 2017, while Jeep Cherokee ranks second among all vehicles.
 
“As a descendant of the military Jeep that helped the Allies win World War II, the Jeep Wrangler already has strong American credentials,” said Joe Wiesenfelder, Cars.com’s executive editor. “In Cars…
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Pacifica a Parents’ 10 Best, Pacifica and Ram 1500 best for families

Parents magazine and Edmunds have named the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the “Best Minivan” on their list of the “10 Best Family Cars of 2017.”

“If you’re looking for the perfect family vehicle, the Chrysler Pacifica is tough to beat,” said Ed Hellwig, Edmunds senior editor. “It has more than enough room for kids and cargo along with unique family friendly features and top-notch safety scores.”
 
For the 10th consecutive year, experts from both…
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It’s Here! 2017 Compass, all-new and all-global

It’s Here! 2017 Compass, all-new and all-global

This you need to see, right here at Barnett: The all-new 2017 Jeep Compass.

The all-new Compass expands Kia’s global reach with an unmatched combination of attributes that includes legendary and best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, premium and authentic Jeep design, superior on-road driving dynamics, open-air freedom, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings, and will be sold in more than…
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It’s Summer. Minivan time. And Pacifica looks better and better.

It’s Summer. Minivan time. 
And Pacifica looks better and better.

Three bits of news for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which continues to gain accolade after accolade.

Named Best Minivan in Popular Mechanics’ Automotive Excellence Awards

To select the award winners, Popular Mechanics editors drive all the relevant class contenders over the course of the year, then pick the vehicle that they feel transcends the competition.
 
“Over three decades, Chrysler has refined the category it invented…
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Two new option packages for Ram

Two new option packages for Ram

This month at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, Ram Truck announced two new option packages that strengthen the brand’s factory-custom trend and color palette: the new Ram 1500 Sublime Sport and Rebel Blue Streak. 

So let’s talk trucks.

“The Ram 1500 Sublime Sport and Rebel Blue Streak expand our offerings in factory-custom trucks and give dealers a more extensive color palette to excite customers who…
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