Black Friday and Cyber Monday Car-Shopping Tips

New Jeep Lineup | Chilliwack, BC

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are known for their deals. In fact, they’re some of the busiest retail shopping days of the year in Canada — and it’s a prime time to consider getting a new vehicle. If you’re interested in buying a car on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, make sure you follow these car-shopping tips.

Find the right deal for you. Dealerships will advertise their deals well in advance of these prime shopping days, so make sure you do your research beforehand. After all, you don’t want to miss out on your dream car because you didn’t realize it was on sale.

You can already check out some of the specials we will be offering on Black Friday at O’Connor Chrysler, and even take advantage of them now during our Black Friday Early Access Event:

Figure out your financing beforehand. You can usually get pre-approved for a loan, which allows you to breeze through the buying process. Make sure you do this, so you can get the deal you want. You should also check your credit score before you head to the dealership.

Be prepared for a crowd. Head to the dealership early, and don’t be surprised if there’s a bit of a crowd. With the frequent advertising leading up to the sale, you will likely see a lot of other people trying to get in on the savings.

Use O’Connor’s online deal-builder. You can easily find your dream car at O’Connor Chrysler Dodge Jeep® and Ram without leaving the comfort of your home. Simply build your deal online with us. You can choose your vehicle, extra accessories, and determine your monthly payment with ease — you can even complete your credit application online. It’s simple!

Dodge, Ram Earn 2020 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada Awards

RAM ProMaster 3500 | Chilliwack, BC

Looking for a new fleet vehicle? Well, you should definitely consider a Dodge or Ram. Five vehicles from the Dodge and Ram brands were recently recognized with an award naming them the 2020 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada.

“We’re very pleased to accept Best Fleet value awards for five of our vehicles,” said Ken Tuckey, National Fleet Manager, FCA Canada. “This is an honour that further proves our dedication to quality and value for our commercial and fleet customers.”

The two Dodge vehicles that were honoured were the 2020 Durango and 2020 Grand Caravan. They won in the Large SUV/Crossover segment and the Minivan segment respectively. These awards were impressed with the Durango’s class-leading towing and driving range, along with its aggressive style, advanced tech, and uncompromised utility. The Grand Caravan also made a lasting impression thanks to its utility and style.

For Ram, the three vehicles that earned recognition were the ProMaster 1500, 2500, and 3500. This is the third time the ProMaster 1500 has earned this award.

The ProMaster is a full-size van that uses an exclusive front-wheel-drive system to reduce weight and open the cargo load floor. With a ProMaster van, you can easily create a vehicle that is tailored towards your needs, exceeding the demands of commercial customers and upfitters.

Test-drive the ProMaster models when you stop by O’Connor Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Chilliwack, BC.

2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition Shows Off Dark Side

2020 Ram HD Black Edition | Chilliwack, BC

Take a step over to the dark side with the new 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition. This special-edition pickup takes the top Limited trim level and adds a range of design features to make it even more appealing.

The Black Edition model has a custom blacked-out appearance. It features black accents throughout the exterior, including a black grille with R-A-M letters, door handles, side-view trailer tow mirrors, tow hooks, headlights, and taillight bezels. This truck’s wheels will also either be 20-inch black wheels or 17-inch black wheels with machined eyelets.

“Offering a customized look directly from the factory allows customers even more personalization and greater usability,” said Mike Koval Jr., head of Ram Brand. “The new Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition is another example of how we deliver the most luxurious pickups in the industry.”

Along with its blacked-out features, the Limited Black Edition comes available with either 4×2 or 4×4 drive systems and will come with one of three engines. These options include a 6.4-litre HEMI® V8, 6.7-litre Cummins Turbo Diesel inline-six, or a 6.7-litre Cummins Turbo Diesel inline-six High Output.

The 2020 Ram Heavy Duty can tow up to 15,921 kilograms, while also boasting a maximum payload capacity of 3,484 kilograms.

You can get the Limited Black Edition for a Canadian MSRP of $80,945.

Soon, you will be able to get the 2020 Ram Heavy Duty Limited Black Edition right here in Chilliwack, BC. Make sure you check with us at O’Connor Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram to find out more about this special-edition pickup truck.

Ram Limited-Edition ‘Built to Serve’ Trucks Enter Second Phase

2020 RAM 1500 | Chilliwack, BC

Ram Truck has started to produce the second installment of the “Built to Serve Edition” trucks. These limited-edition trucks, which are built at the brand’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan, are part of a series from Ram that look to celebrate those who have served in the military.

“Ram truck owners, whether civilian or military, are familiar with the ‘Built to Serve’ adage as it’s something we strive to build into every truck and van we produce,” said Mike Koval, Head of Ram Brand, FCA – North America. “Ram honours those who serve or have served with distinction.”

Approximately every three months, Ram will be releasing a new “Built to Serve” model, which will come in two specially selected exterior paint colours. In this installment, these colours include Ceramic Grey and Patriot Blue. The models will also feature a black interior with Light Ambassador Blue accent stitching.

Other additional exterior styling cues include 20-inch aluminum wheels that have a unique Technical Grey finish and body-colour wheel flares. The Ram limited-edition “Built to Serve” trucks also come with an all-black grille and surround, black bumpers, and black-bezel premium lighting. Inside, these trucks have unique stitching in a range of colours, depending on the installment. The colours include Light Frost, Light Ambassador Blue, Light Diesel Grey, Core Green, or Orange.

The trucks will be offered in these colours in the future:

  • Gator and Diamond Black
  • Ceramic Grey and Patriot Blue
  • Anvil and Billet Silver
  • Tank and Flame Red
  • Spitfire and Bright White

For more exciting news from FCA, give us a call here at O’Connor Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram in Chilliwack, BC. Or stop by in person to test-drive one of the Ram trucks we have in our inventory.

Scenic Drives in BC

Jeep Wrangler Near A Lake | Scenic Drives In BC

Living in Chilliwack, we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by beautiful scenery. If you’re looking to get out and enjoy the natural beauty that our province has to offer, then you should consider these scenic drives in BC.

Trans-Canada Highway 1: Chilliwack to Cache Creek

If you want to get a sense of what it was like for prospectors who followed the Gold Rush Trail in the 1850s, then take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 north to Cache Creek. You can experience this history, and also take a quick detour to the Othello Tunnels for a spectacular experience. Once you’re in Cache Creek, get out and explore the area — you can even geocache and look for your own treasures.

Sea-to-Sky Highway

Get a glimpse of the coastal beauty BC has to offer with one of the best scenic drives out there. Whether it’s a family outing or a romantic weekend getaway, the route from Vancouver to Whistler is a gorgeous one. Check out the roadside viewpoint for a view of Howe Sound and stop at any number of beautiful towns along the way. You can even finish up in Pemberton, just 35 kilometres north of Whistler to golf, mountain bike, fish, and more.

If you need a new vehicle for day trips and commutes, stop by O’Connor Chrylser Dodge Jeep® Ram in Chilliwack.