Dodge created a new variant of the reliable Durango this year called the Durango SRT Pursuit. The modified, police-intended SUV has the supercharged V8 from the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye muscle car, cranking out a staggering 797 horsepower. The suspension sits 15 mm lower, and the custom 20-inch wheels come wrapped in foot-wide Pirelli P-Zero tires. It’s definitely not something you want to see in your rearview mirror with the lights flashing. The one-off build is an entry in the 2019 One Lap of America street car circuit. Dodge plans to defend its victory in last year’s Truck/SUV category. But someday, it may drive down the thin blue line. Read More →

Traditionally, the Jeep® and Ram lineups aren’t known for their efficiency, but as electrification becomes the overall industry aim, both brands may be making the switch. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has reportedly announced that electric Jeep® vehiclesand Ram trucks are on the way. Mike Manley, the current CEO of FCA, stated that the automaker was exploring new opportunities, including at least four plug-in hybrid vehicles and the possibility of a fully-electric model. Many of those new hybrid models will be coming to the Jeep® family. A hybrid variation of the Jeep® Renegade and Jeep® Compass have already been confirmed. According to Sam Abuelsamid, an analyst at Navigant, “every (future) Jeep® they Read More →

Spring is right around the corner, which means now is the perfect time for some auto maintenance. Whether you’re looking to keep your vehicle spotless or you’re simply hoping to extend the life of your car, there are a number of things you can do to keep your vehicle in prime condition. While you can do much of this maintenance yourself, don’t hesitate to bring your car to the Carl Hogan Automotive service center. According to Autotrader, spring cleaning applies to your car as well. Washing and waxing is a good way to remove road grime and dirt from the exterior, and a fresh coat of wax will keep the Read More →

Automotive journalists met in Chandler, Arizona to determine which vehicles earned the top spot in their respective categories. When all was said and done, the 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn drove off as the Southwest Lifestyle Truck of the Year. In order to steal the spotlight, the 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn had to beat out some of the toughest trucks in the industry. The panel of 18 journalists reviewed trucks in categories that included safety, efficiency, storage, comfort, and performance before naming the Ram 1500 Longhorn the winner. The journalists agreed that the Ram 1500 Longhorn was more than capable of handling rough landscapes while offering passengers a comfortable vehicle for Read More →

Do you love the unique styling and impressive capability of the Jeep® Renegade — yet desire a vehicle that will offer you hybrid performance and efficiency? There’s good news on the way. By 2020, FCA is planning to release the first ever plug-in hybrid Jeep® Renegade. This new model will be built in Italy, and pre-production is expected to begin in 2019. The upcoming plug-in hybrid version is just one of many updates and enhancements on the horizon for the Jeep® Renegade. The 2019 Renegade sets itself apart with some tweaks to its styling as well as an updated powertrain lineup. This model will offer a new 177-horsepower, 1.3-liter turbocharged Read More →

Do you remember what you were doing in the summer of 1998? If not, perhaps this bit of information will help. That was the summer the Cadillac Escalade made its big debut. Now, we are celebrating the Escalade’s 20th birthday and the dominating success it has had over the past two decades.   “Over the past 20 years, the Escalade has prevailed not only as a highly regarded full-size luxury SUV, but also as a cultural icon that is synonymous with style and sophistication,” said Cadillac President Steve Carlisle. “From the highway to the big screen, the Escalade has been embraced by drivers and fans around the world.”   For 15 of the Read More →

2019 Chevrolet Malibu

A Chevrolet Malibu Diesel has officially been spotted with front and rear camouflage in South Korea. The sightings indicate that the midsize sedan may be one of the next models to receive a diesel powertrain option in the United States. The Malibu Diesel would join the Cruze, Equinox, and Colorado with its new, eco-friendly powertrain. Spy photos caught the Malibu parked on the street with camouflage. The spotter caught sight of an infotainment screen that was emblazoned with “DIESEL.” Once the Malibu Diesel comes out, we look forward to offering it here at Carl Hogan. Meanwhile, check out the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, which features 1.5- and 2.0-liter turbocharged engine options. Read More →

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Cadillac coupes are few and far between, but when the brand does come out with a new coupe, you can rest assured it will blow you away. The CTS and ATS Coupes are among the few currently offered by Cadillac, though the brand will soon stop offering both. Luckily, recent patent drawings confirm that Cadillac will be designing a CT5 Coupe, an all-new model that’s truly modern. We’re looking forward to welcoming it to our showroom here at Carl Hogan. According to Top Speed, the Cadillac CT5 Coupe, which will also be accompanied by a sedan version, will likely come with thin headlights, thin mirrors, a small hood vent, and Read More →

2018 Chrysler Pacifica

It’s the perfect match: a family-favorite vehicle paired with this summer’s most anticipated family movie. This summer, Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has teamed up with Chrysler for its Incredible Sales Event and to help promote the superpowered 2018 Pacifica, which we’re proud to offer here at Carl Hogan. The Incredible Sales Event will allow even more families to get a minivan that will perfectly meet their needs. With the sale, families can save up $2,750 when purchasing a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica. To promote the event, Chrysler has released several ads which show the Parr family — better known as the Incredibles — getting an updated ride in the form of the Read More →

2015 Chevrolet Camaro - Columbus, MS

General Motors’ operations will soon be greener than ever, as the automaker continues to lead the pack when it comes to renewable energy solutions. GM recently finalized plans to connect to a pair of new wind farms in Ohio and Illinois. According to The News Wheel, these two farms will power the plants where the Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Silverado, and GMC Sierra are built. They are projected to generate 20 percent of the total electricity used by GM. The new wind farms will power several GM facilities in Indiana and Ohio, including the Fort Wayne Assembly, Lordstown Assembly, Marion Metal Center, Parma Metal Center, Defiance Casting Operations, Bedford Casting, and Read More →