Another batch of high resale vehicles

Another batch of high resale vehicles

Here at Barnett we now have four additional vehicles noted for their high resale value. 

These four have been awarded a 2018 J.D. Power Resale Value Award, recognizing the best resale value across 24 model-level vehicle segments. Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks won for having the highest resale value in the entire industry. Dodge Challenger, Charger, and Jeep Wrangler won in their respective segments for having exceptional resale value. 

(NOTE: Earlier this month, the search engine iSeeCars listed Challenger, Ram, Wrangler, and Wrangler Unlimited among the vehicles with the highest percentage of retained value after five years; the Jeeps being #1 and #2.)

For the 2018 J.D. Power Award we’re discussing now, 244 vehicle models were evaluated using a sample of over 650,000 transactions with an average of 3,500 data points assessed on each vehicle. The award selection process utilizes used vehicle wholesale prices, which represent how much a dealer buys a used vehicle for. These prices are then divided by the vehicle’s original purchase price. These calculations are based on wholesale records from January through June 2018 for vehicles that are three years old. For the 2018 calculation, 2015 is the applicable model year.
 
Ram Truck builds America's longest-lasting pickups, proving a commitment to quality, reliability and durability. For 2018, Ram continues to offer incredible capability in three-quarter and one-ton pickups with 31,210 lbs. of towing, 7,390 lbs. of payload and 930 lb.-ft. of torque. Ram Heavy Duty offers more innovative features and better ride quality than competitors’ trucks, made possible by a five-link coil suspension or optional air suspension on Ram 2500 and a supplemental air bag suspension option on Ram 3500.
 
Building on the success of the Challenger in 2018, Dodge launches the most powerful SRT Hellcat lineup ever in 2019, by leveraging the power of the record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to introduce the new performance halo for the brand and the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car—the 797hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye.

The Challenger SRT Hellcat returns with output now starting at 717hp and both Hellcat models feature a new dual-snorkel hood that pays homage to the distinctive Dodge design themes from some of its most famous muscle cars, including the 1970 Dart Swinger and 1971 Demon. The new R/T Scat Pack Widebody includes fender flares, adding 3.5” of body width, 20” x 11” forged wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and larger 6-piston Brembo brakes in the front for improved on-road and on-track performance. The new Challenger GT rear-wheel-drive model extends its performance capabilities with standard Super Track Pak features, performance hood, splitter and seats, for the first time ever with the 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine.
 
Eight distinct models make up the reconfigured vehicle lineup for 2019: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. Numerous option packages offer all the upgrades, unique heritage cues and additional performance that Dodge//SRT customers demand. Challenger offers a full range of engine options, including the award-winning 3.6L Pentastar V-6 on SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models, the legendary 5.7L HEMI® V-8 in the R/T models, the naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models, the supercharged 6.2L HEMI V-8 on the SRT Hellcat and a supercharged 6.2L HEMI high-output V-8 on the SRT Hellcat Redeye.
 
From the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world to V-6 efficiency and all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability, the 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. Dodge Charger’s rear-wheel-drive (RWD) architecture enables a model lineup highlighted by extensive performance-driven powertrains with the latest technology under the hood and behind the wheel—further building on the Dodge brand’s promise to deliver American performance machines with world-class power, efficiency, technology, authentic materials and standout styling.
 
Standard on every Dodge Charger model is the innovative TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Charger offers a full range of powerful engine options on six distinct models, including the award-winning 3.6L Pentastar V-6 on Charger SXT, SXT AWD and GT, the legendary 5.7L HEMI®® V-8 on R/T models, the naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models and the 707-horsepower 6.2L supercharged HEMI SRT Hellcat V-8.
 
For 2019, Dodge repositions the lineup to include a new Charger SXT AWD model and a new Charger GT RWD performance V-6 model. Charger GT and R/T models get the performance look and features standard and receive a full complement of race-bred chassis upgrades. Charger SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack feature standard performance upgrades, including Launch Assist and Line Lock; a new performance grille with dual air inlets; new Launch Control switch on R/T Scat Pack; and Torque Reserve, After-Run Chiller on SRT Hellcat.

The iconic Jeep Wrangler—the most capable and recognized vehicle in the world—delivers unmatched off-road capability and is produced with more than seven decades of 4x4 engineering experience. Powertrain options include a 3.6L Pentastar V-6 and an all-new 2.0L turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine. Wrangler continues to offer a body-on-frame design, front and rear 5-link suspension system, solid axles, electronic lockers and is one of the few midsize SUVs that offer a 6-speed manual transmission in addition to its available 9-speed automatic.

During RAM Power Days, you can lease a brand-new LOADED 2019 RAM 1500 Laramie 4x4 for just $349 a month for 36 months.*
It’s Jeep Adventure Days, too, and you can lease a value-holding LOADED 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4DR 4x4 for only $299 a month for 42 months.* You’ll also find incredible leases on 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited and Cherokee Trailhawk, and on 2018 Grand Cherokee Laredo, Compass Trailhawk, and Renegade Trailhawk,

Click here to see them all.

And don’t forget the exclusive FREE Million Mile Warranty that comes with every NEW vehicle purchased from Barnett! See your Barnett sales associate for details on all the offers, and on the Million Mile Warranty. 


*Offers end 10/31/18. On approved credit. See dealer for details. Security deposit waived. 10,000 miles per year. $2,999 plus first month’s payment, tax, license and fees due at signing. 
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