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The Family-Friendly 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

02 Feb 2016 / Davis-Moore, Dodge

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Drive your family around Wichita in the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan! This versatile minivan has incredible storage, technology and safety features. It also has an EPA-estimated 25 highway mpg and a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with 283 horsepower.

The 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan has 143 cubic feet of cargo space, so it’s perfect for family trips across Kansas or even just driving kids to school or practice in Wichita. The Dodge Grand Caravan also includes the Super Stow ’n Go® Seating and Storage System, tailgate seating and the available Three-Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC), which allows drivers and passengers to maintain their ideal comfort levels. According to Dodge, “Once set, ATC continuously maintains the temperature of each zone, adjusting for environmental changes.”

Additionally, the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan has numerous technology features, including an available Blu-ray™ and DVD Entertainment System, WiFi Hotspot and Bluetooth® Audio Streaming. The Dodge Grand Caravan also offers three multimedia systems with different levels of interactivity, so you can get exactly what you want. Drivers will also appreciate the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), which is a customizable display that shows the temperature, compass direction, audio information and tire pressure.

Finally, the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan has amazing safety features, so you can keep your family safe no matter where you drive in Kansas. According to Dodge, “There are over 55 standard and available safety, security and technology features to help keep your family safe and secure.” It includes all-speed traction control, Electronic Stability Control, an observation mirror and the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system for child seats.

Test drive a 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan at Davis-Moore Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Wichita, Kansas today! View our inventory here.

Safety First! Tips for Driving in Ice and Snow

25 Jan 2016 / Community, Davis-Moore

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Living in Kansas, we all know that our winter weather is notorious for extremes! Temperatures and weather conditions can, and do, change quickly – so it’s always a good idea to be prepared for snow, ice, and ever-changing wintery conditions. Allow plenty of time to get where you’re going, and follow our safety tips to make sure you get to your location safely!

Always leave plenty of space between you and the car in front of you!
A good general rule is a couple hundred feet (or at least allowing yourself 10 second to stop.) If you can’t stop your vehicle in that amount of time – you’re traveling too close! Even if you are confident in your driving abilities and the ability of your own car to stop on a dime – remember, the cars and drivers around you may not be. This may seem pretty basic, but when you’re in a hurry it’s typically the first rule to go out the window.

Do you have Anti-lock brakes? If so, used correctly ABS can offer you a significant advantage on slippery roads – however many people still don’t operate their ABS correctly! To operate ABS, apply steady pressure to the pedal during THE ENTIRE stop-DON’T PUMP ANTI-LOCK BRAKES! Your ABS system will automatically pump the brakes for you to keep the wheels from locking. Never manually pump ABS brakes yourself.

If you don’t have an ABS system, you should gently apply pumping pressure to your brakes when on slippery roads. Don’t apply standing pressure to your brakes as it can cause them to lock and may result in your car spinning out of control.

Do you know how to handle a skid? This is possibly the biggest problem for drivers on slick roads and the scariest when you start to veer out of control; however it is possible to steer OUT of a skid!

  • If you have FRONT WHEEL DRIVE: Once you feel your car start to skid, SLOWLY remove your foot from the accelerator until you feel your wheels begin to regain traction (don’t try to brake!) When you begin to feel your wheels grab the road again, turn the steering wheel in the direction you want the front wheels to go.
  • If you have REAR WHEEL DRIVE: You should also remove your foot from the gas pedal and slowly steer in the direction you want the car to go. If you are still not in control of the vehicle, you can counter steer until you are pointing in the right direction. Again, never apply pressure to the brakes!

Think that just because you drive an SUV or four wheel drive vehicle that you’re safe? Think again! While these kinds of vehicles are great in snow, they provide no advantage when driving on ice, so make sure to take care and put safety first no matter what!

No matter what precautions you take, unfortunately not everyone on the road may do the same, so always pay extra attention to the drivers around you. Buckle up, (and make sure everyone else in your car is, too!) and take your time. It’s more important to arrive at your destination safely and a few minutes late than to not make it at all.

Buckle up and Drive Safely, from your friends at Davis-Moore!

Partnering to Benefit Shriners Hospital

25 Jan 2016 / Community, Davis-Moore

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The fun and excitement of the Midian Shrine Circus has been entertaining families in Wichita for generations. This year, Davis-Moore Autogroup is proud to partner with the circus in supporting Shriners Hospital for Children.

We’re giving away vouchers for one adult and one child for the Midian Shrine Circus on April 22 to April 24 with every new or used vehicle purchased between January 7 and January 31. The Midian Shrine Circus is full of fun! You can get a souvenir photo with your favorite cartoon characters, eat cotton candy, snow cones, and enjoy novelties/toys, elephant rides, pony rides and a giant slide!

With 22 locations across the country, the Shriners Hospital for Children provides research, education and specialized treatment for children. They are committed to providing the finest in orthopedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and burn care, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

January is going to be more fun than a car full of clowns! Visit us for a test drive and see our inventory here.

Preview the Luxurious 2017 Lincoln Continental

25 Jan 2016 / Davis-Moore, Lincoln

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The 2017 Lincoln Continental debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in early January of 2016. It features many luxury features and safety technology as well as a powerful, Lincoln-exclusive 3.0-liter V6 engine with an estimated 400 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.

The exterior of the 2017 Lincoln Continental has a new grille design, LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof as well as a clean side body design.

Inside, the 2017 Lincoln Continental is relaxing with wood and leather accents. According to Autoweek, “Up front, there are 30-way adjustable ‘Perfect Position’ buckets that include independent, adjustable thigh support and available massagers, in addition to heating and cooling.” There are also massagers in the rear seats.

Finally, the 2017 Lincoln Continental features amazing safety technology, like pedestrian detection, pre-collision brake assist, adaptive cruise control and parallel and perpendicular park assist. It also has an active noise cancellation system and acoustic lamented glass, so you are sure to have a quiet ride.

The 2017 Lincoln Continental will be on sale in the fall of 2016. In the meantime, visit us at Davis-Moore Lincoln in Wichita, Kansas and browse our inventory here.

The Superior, Stylish 2016 Mazda6

25 Jan 2016 / Davis-Moore, Mazda

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Experience superior driving in Wichita, Kansas with the 2016 Mazda6. The 2016 Mazda6 offers SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, a sleek design, impeccable safety features and an efficient performance, with a 2.5L SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine and up to an EPA-estimated 40 highway mpg.

According to Mazda, “SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY is (their) holistic, ground-up approach to re-engineering each component for the ultimate in efficiency, performance and lower emissions.” SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY will allow you to go the extra mile no matter where you go in Kansas or the surrounding areas.

Not only does the 2016 Mazda6 give drivers a great performance, but it also has a sleek and stylish design. The exterior features the signature Mazda front bumper and grille and LED headlights and fog lights. Inside, the Mazda6 has the Mazda Connect™ infotainment system, heated front seats with acoustic-enhancing perforations in the leather-trimmed upholstery, a commander control dial and much more.

In addition, the 2016 Mazda6 features the available i-ELOOP. i-ELOOP is a regenerative engine braking system that stores energy and uses it to power the car’s electrical components. This feature improves fuel-efficiency by as much as five percent.

Finally, the 2016 Mazda6 has many available safety features. Drivers can use Mazda Radar Cruise Control, which automatically controls the engine and brakes to maintain a safe distance between you and the preceding vehicle, and Smart City Brake Support to prevent frontal collisions. The 2016 Mazda6 also has Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning, the Distance Recognition Support System, the Lane Departure Warning System, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Monitoring, High Beam Control, and an Adaptive Front-Lighting System.

Cruise around Wichita in a stylish and efficient 2016 Mazda6! Visit Davis-Moore Mazda in Wichita, Kansas and take a test drive today. View our inventory here.

Drive Away in a Luxurious 2016 Lincoln Navigator

25 Jan 2016 / Davis-Moore, Lincoln

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The 2016 Lincoln Navigator is perfect for taking a luxurious drive around Wichita, Kansas. It offers drivers a stellar performance, family-friendly safety features, the latest technology and a luxurious design.

The 2016 Lincoln Navigator has an amazing performance with a twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 EcoBoost® Engine, which offers a smooth and powerful ride. It also features best-in-class towing and is capable of hauling up to 9,000 pounds. Additionally, according to Lincoln, “The Lincoln Navigator is one of the very few full-size SUVs engineered with an independent multilink rear suspension system that enables each wheel to negotiate bumps and jolts on its own terms, providing enhanced ride quality and control.”

In addition to its performance capabilities, the 2016 Lincoln Navigator is a great family-friendly vehicle. You won’t have to worry about driving around the Wichita area with your family, because the 2016 Lincoln Navigator comes with six standard airbags, AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®), a rear view camera and much more.

The 2016 Lincoln Navigator is complete with the latest technology and a luxurious design. It features a Lincoln Welcome Mat, rain-sensing wipers and push-button start. The interior provides a comfortable ride with premium, Geneva leather seats and wood appliqués.

Stop by Davis-Moore Lincoln in Wichita, Kansas today and test drive a 2016 Lincoln Navigator. See our inventory here.