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The Ram ProMaster is a Durable Vehicle


The Ram ProMaster is a cargo van that has a variety of different uses. Many business owners use this vehicle for hauling cargo and for making deliveries. The Ram ProMaster is manufactured to be a durable vehicle that will stand up to a lot of use by those who work for a living.

You know that the Ram ProMaster is built tough because it has a great warranty. The ProMaster has a 5-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty, and it has a 3-year or 36,000-mile bumper to bumper warranty. You have a...
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Take your business in new directions with the ProMaster City

Get more out of your cargo van. Not only is the Ram ProMaster City a popular cargo van and passenger wagon, but it has a lot of features that can aid you on your next job.

Spend less time at the pump and more time on the road. With the standard engine you can get up to 28 mpg on the highway along with a 16-gallon tank capacity. This means you can take longer trips in less time.

If you need to convert the ProMaster City to your business needs, the front wheel drive setup makes converting the van to…

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The Pacifica Is a Safe Family Minivan

Thanks to its safety features, the Chrysler Pacifica is one of the most popular family minivans on the market today. To help keep you and your family safe, it features a 360-degree view outside of the vehicle. This is possible because of four cameras mounted around the Pacifica that combine their images into the one that you see.

If you are approaching a car or object on the road too quickly, the forward collision warning (FCW) system will alert you. Depending on the situation, the vehicle will apply the brakes for you. However, it will start with an audible warning…

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The Interior Comfort of the Chrysler 300


The Chrysler 300 is a luxury sedan that will comfortably accommodate five adult passengers. The Chrysler 300 is a stylish vehicle that you would be proud to drive down the streets of Rio Vista. One of the distinctive features of the Chrysler 300 is its comfortable interior.

The Chrysler 300 comes standard with leather-trimmed seats. These seats are power-adjustable in eight different directions. Chrysler also gives you the option to upgrade to Nappa leather seats that are fully heated for winter comfort and ventilated for comfort in the summer....
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The Ram ProMaster City Van is Packed With Durability

The customers at Rio Vista Dodge Chrysler Jeep who run a business have made the Ram ProMaster City van one of the most popular vehicles on our lot thanks to its durability. When you haul tools and equipment daily, the last thing you need is a van that can't do the job or breaks down frequently. The Ram ProMaster is up to any task it faces on the job in Rio Vista, CA.

In addition to seven airbags that are standard, you get an impressive list of safety features that includes a reinforced body structure designed to protect passengers…

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Unique Features, Compact SUV: Jeep Compass


In the market to purchase a new compact SUV, look no further than the Jeep Compass. The Jeep Compass is one of the most popular compact SUV’s on the market and below are two interior features that owners enjoy:
  • Digital Cluster Display- One feature available on the Jeep Compass is a 7-inch Multiview Digital Cluster Display. This display can be configured to whatever setting the driver wants and is also compatible with equipped navigation and satellite radio. The display is full-color making it easy to see as well as looking good 
  • Panoramic Dual-Pane Sunroof- Available on the Jeep Compass…
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Comparing Front-Wheel Drive to Rear-Wheel Drive


As Rio Vista car shoppers compare the choices available at our dealership, we are often asked about the differences between front-wheel and rear-wheel drive. We are happy to explain each.

Less time-consuming for factories to build, car-pulling FWD will often save you money. Also, most of the weight in an FWD car sits over the front wheels. This configuration gives you superior traction in rain and snow. On the other hand, FWD may not handle as well as rear-wheel drive through dry-pavement turns.

Car-pushing RWD also tends to be more durable versus potholes and curbs than its FWD...
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How Could Extreme Temperatures Affect the Car Battery?


Extreme temperatures are certainly responsible for damage to a number of car batteries. If you are seeing your battery perform slowly, it might be a result of making it through one more harsh season.

In the coldest of winters, the frigid temperatures are causing the chemicals inside the car battery to get thicker and work less effectively. One result, the swelling of the battery casing as those chemicals freeze, causing damage that could impact the ability of the battery to turn over the car.

In the hottest of summers, the chemicals might start evaporating, making it...
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What is Brake Fluid Made Of?

Although it may appear similar to other automotive fluids, brake fluid is a hydraulic fluid that moves under pressure in your brake lines. The fluid may be made from glycol or silicone, with different grades of each.

Different types and grades of brake fluid are used in different braking systems. Cars with ABS (anti-lock) braking systems use glycol-based fluid. Vehicles without an ABS system may use silicon-based hydraulic brake fluid. 

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Is Your Car's Exhaust System Doing Its Job?

Your car's exhaust system performs many important functions. Not only does it release the gases that are the byproducts of fuel combustion, but it also helps to keep the vehicle quieter while you are driving it. The exhaust system includes the manifold, cylinders, tail pipe, muffler, and the hardware and fasteners holding the parts all together.

If your car recently failed an emissions test, then exhaust system servicing is a must. 

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