Dodge Brand at Crystal Lake Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Research everything the Dodge brand has to offer, from their exciting lineup of muscle cars and impressive accolades to their triumphant history and competitive offerings. Find the perfect model for your lifestyle demands, whether that’s an iconic and thrilling muscle car or a bold and capable SUV. Review all their potent performance offerings, unmistakable design details, and cutting-edge technology. After you’ve finished your research, shop our large inventory of new Dodge Challengers, Chargers, and Durangos available to all Crystal Lake and beyond drivers. Stop by for a test drive and contact our well-connected finance experts to get the best loan or lease possible. And if you have any questions for us, you can always get in touch at 815-318-0877.

Dodge Buying Benefit

Throughout its over-century-old legacy, Dodge has continued to push past the competition in standard and exclusive features. When you buy a Dodge, you can expect to enjoy unique looks, potent power, and cutting-edge technology. Dodge never compromises, so why should you? Dodge buying benefits include:

  • Backed by Mopar® Vehicle Protection
  • First-class customer service experience
  • Unmistakable looks and unmatched standard performances
  • J.D. Power IQS and APEAL Studies honors
  • Multiple class-leading and exclusive performance offerings
  • Competitive financing and leasing availability

Dodge Accolades

Dodge is the first domestic brand to rank highest among mass-market brands in both the J.D. Power IQS and APEAL Studies. In addition to that, the Dodge Challenger was a J.D. Power’s performance winner, standing out from the pack due to its exceptional overall driving experience. Only Dodge offers top-of-the-line style, reliability, and power at its incredibly low starting price point.

Dodge History

Started by brothers John F. and Horace E. Dodge who moved to Detroit at the turn of the century. The brother’s started by producing transmissions for Ransom E. Olds and later became major suppliers of drive trains to the Ford Motor Company. In November 1914 the first Dodge automobile was built to rousing success, by 1920 22,000 workers were employed and produced 140,000 automobiles per year. Dodge Brothers Company remained an independent firm until 1928, after that time they were acquired by the Chrysler Corporation. Journey through Dodge’s history highlights below:

  • The first Dodge, Model 30 was introduced on Nov 14th, 1914
  • 1916 Dodge ranked second in overall sales for American cars
  • 1920 Dodge’s annual production rate was 104,000 units
  • 1940 Dodge’s annual production rate more than doubled to 236,999
  • 1950 Dodge introduced its first hardtop coupe and new roll-up windows
  • 1960 Dodge began producing muscle cars like the Dart 330 in 1967 and Charger in 1969
  • 1970 the Dodge Challenger was released
  • 1980 Dodge began producing efficient and budget-friendly cars
  • 1984 Dodge Caravan and Grand Caravan was released
  • 1998 the Dodge Durango was initially introduced
  • 2009 Dodge Journey was released


Dodge Design

Athletic and aggressive, every new Dodge model is built to leave an impression. Featuring boldly sculpted and modern lines, a commanding stance, and an unforgettable front end. Every new Dodge model pays homage to the early 1960s model, often leaving a timeless presence due to their distinct looks. As for their interior, enjoy a driver-focused cockpit with intuitive control, refined materials, and surprising space. Additional available interior and exterior design highlights include:

  • Charger offers up to 104.7 cubic feet of passenger space
  • Available Heated Cloth Performance Seats and Heated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Available 20×9-Inch Low-Gloss Granite Aluminum Wheels
  • Available Satin Carbon Aluminum Wheels
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Durango boasts up to 85.1 cu-ft of max cargo space



Dodge Performance

Every new Dodge model offers unbridled thrills and performance options. From the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat which is America’s fastest four-door muscle car with class-leading horsepower to the Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT V8 Engine and Bilstein® Adaptive Damping Suspension, new Dodge models always outperform all your expectations. Additional best-in-class performance offerings include:

  • Available Best-in-Class Towing Capacity of 8,700 lbs in new Durango
  • Charger offers up to 30 Highway MPG
  • Available Four-Piston Brembo Performance Brakes at All Four Wheels
  • Available Brembo Six-Piston Performance Front Brakes and Four-Piston Rear Brakes
  • Available Bilstein® Adaptive Damping Suspension with Customizable Ride Stiffness
  • Available SRT® Front Fascia, Large Front Splitter, and Widebody Fender Flares


Dodge Technology

Seamlessly stay connected and safe in a new Dodge model today, review all the cutting-edge and immersive technology waiting for you. From the innovative and intuitive Uconnect® system that makes accessing apps like Apple Carplay® simple to the suite of standard and available driver assistance features that offer enhanced peace of mind. Additional Dodge advanced safety and entertainment technology includes:⁠

  • ParkView® RearBackUpCamera with ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
  • Uconnect® 4 with 7-InchTouchscreen or available 8.4-Inch Touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay® Support and Android Auto™ Integration
  • Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ with Remote Vehicle Start

Dodge Competitive Advantages

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat vs the Chevy Camaro ZL1 and Mustang Shelby GT500

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Top Speed: 203 mph
Horsepower: 807 hp
Torque: 707 lb-ft
All-Wheel Drive: Available
Passengers: 5 seats
2022 Jeep Cherokee
Top Speed: 198 mph
Horsepower: 650 hp
Torque: 650 lb-ft
All-Wheel Drive: Not available
Passengers: 4 seats
2022 Jeep Cherokee
Top Speed: 180 mph
Horsepower: 760 hp
Torque: 625 lb-ft
All-Wheel Drive: Not available
Passengers: 4 seats

The new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat outperforms the competition, offering best-in-class horsepower and torque. That’s not all, the new Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat Redeye is also the fastest top speed of any production car at 203 MPH. Its widebody flares, all-wheel-drive, and mega touchscreen make it a must-have for thrill-seekers and driving enthusiasts alike.

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat vs the Chevy Mercedes AMG E 63 and BMW M5 Sedan

2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Horsepower: 797 hp
Torque: 707 lb-ft
Cargo Capacity: 16.5 cu-ft
2022 Chevy Mercedes AMG E 63
Horsepower: 603 hp
Torque: 627 lb-ft
Cargo Capacity: 13.1 cu-ft
2022 BMW M5 Sedan
Horsepower: 617 hp
Torque: 553 lb-ft
Cargo Capacity: 14 cu-ft

Engineered to conquer the competition, the all-new 2022 Dodge Charger boasts unreal power and uncompromising space. Unlock and enjoy the best of both worlds at a sensible starting price. The Dodge Charger SRT® Hellcat Redeye Widebody has the highest top speed of any four-door mass-produced car. The Dodge Charger SRT® Hellcat Redeye also provides the best-in-class horsepower, torque, and V8 power of any standard full-size car segment.

Dodge FAQs

A Dodge Hellcat is Dodge’s most powerful engine, featuring a 6.2L High-Output Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine.

Dodge was found by two brothers in 1900.

Chrysler bought Dodge in 1981 and kept their most popular models, including RAM pickup trucks. From 1981 to 2009, their pickup trucks were called “Dodge RAM.” and later decided to restructure the brand and split Dodge and RAM into two separate vehicle lineups.

Manufacturers’ limited warranties are limited by distance driven or time elapsed since purchase, whichever comes first. A common length for a basic limited warranty is 3 years or 36,000 miles, though certain parts like powertrains may be covered for longer.

A manufacturer’s limited vehicle warranty, also called a limited auto warranty or limited factory warranty covers defects or damage to your car that occur as a result of factory-installed parts.

An extended limited vehicle warranty, usually purchased separately, offers coverage for your vehicle after the term of the manufacturer’s limited warranty ends. It may be offered by the manufacturer or by a third-party provider.⁠

Mopar® Vehicle Protection is the only service contract provider backed by FCA and honored at all Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, and FIAT® dealerships across North America. Have peace of mind knowing your vehicle is being serviced by factory-trained technicians using certified Mopar parts.

In 1928, Walter Chrysler, founder of the Chrysler Corporation, purchased the Dodge company for $170 million.

Dodge RAM split into separate entities so that Dodge could focus more on building new vehicles that could compete with the likes of the Jeep Wrangler and Chevy Corvette.

Crystal Lake Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is located at: 5404 S Illinois Rte 31 • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
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