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2021 Ram 1500 Limited Longhorn vs 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat: Which Brings Better Seats to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 19, 2021 at 01:03PM by Josh Lew)
2021 ram 1500 for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Ram 1500 Limited Longhorn and 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat are mid-trim pickups offering plenty of functionality and high-end touches that help them stand out above their peers. Which of this pair is better when you compare essential comfort-related features like seating? 
 
2021 Ram 1500

Heating
: Standard front and rear
Upholstery: Full leather
Front Chair Design: High-back bucket 
Driver’s Seat: 12-way power-adjustable with lumbar support
Rear Seat: Reclining bench seat with heating

2021 Ford F-150

Heating
: Standard front
Upholstery: Leather-trimmed
Front Chair Design: 40/20/40 with foldable middle
Driver’s Seat: 10-way power-adjustable
Rear Seat: 40/60 bench with cushions 
 
With full leather bucket chairs and plenty of luxury-level features for the rear row, the 2021 Limited Longhorn wins this comparison. The Ram truck also adds subtle extras, such as four-way adjustable front headrests and ventilated seats, which aren’t flashy but help enhance comfort. 

To see this impressive interior for yourself, contact our Calgary, AB dealership.

2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman vs 2021 Ford F-150 XL: Which Base Engine is Better?

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(Posted on Mar 18, 2021 at 06:12PM by Josh Lew)
2021 ram 1500 for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman and 2021 Ford F-150 XL both offer functional, durable vinyl interiors and work-ready powertrains. If you do not need to perform heavy-duty hauling, the V6 engines on these models should be sufficient. Which one allows you to do more? 
 
2021 1500 Tradesman

Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6
HP: 305
Torque: 269 lb.-ft

2021 F-150 XL

Engine
: 3.3L Ti-VCT V6
HP: 290
Torque: 265 lb.-ft

The slightly larger Pentastar V6 helps the Ram 1500 stand out as the better value pick of this pair. The engine also features Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and an eTorque mild hybrid system, which adds 90 lb.-ft of launch power. The design is ideal for towing, and the Tradesman can pull in excess of 3,500 kg provided it has a proper setup. Even with its high performance level, the pickup still offers fuel economy figures as low as 9.4 L/100 km (highway). 

To learn more about the V6-powered 2021 Ram 1500 models, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S vs 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend: Which Brings More Power to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 12, 2021 at 12:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler unlimited for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S and 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend are both appealing options for people seeking a rugged 4x4 vehicle. Though these two have practical attributes that help drivers negotiate difficult winter and off-road conditions, they are somewhat different when it comes to their powertrains. 
 
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S

Base Engine
: 3.6L V6
Horsepower/Torque: 285/260 lb.-ft
Transmission: Six-speed manual 
Optional Upgrades: 2.0L Turbo or 3.0L Diesel

Bronco Sport Big Bend

Base Engine
: 1.5L Turbo
Horsepower/Torque: 181/190 lb.-ft
Transmission: Eight-speed auto
Optional Upgrade: 2.0L Turbo

Thanks to its larger base engine and two upgrade options, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S comes out ahead in this comparison. Drivers also get the Command-Trac Shift-on-the-Fly 4x4 system, skid plates, and Dana heavy-duty axles. With these performance-related features, this SUV stands out in terms of power and the ability to manage different terrain and weather conditions. 

To check the availability of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S, contact our Calgary dealership today.

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Ford Bronco: Which Brings a Better Diesel Engine to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 9, 2021 at 03:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Ford Bronco are two iconic off-road-ready vehicles. Both have excellent 4x4 drivetrains, heavy-duty shocks and suspension systems, and multiple engines. For those who want the extra torque and fuel efficiency of a diesel, however, one of the pair stands out. 
 
Jeep Wrangler

Base Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6
Base Horsepower: 285
Diesel Engine: 3.0L V6
Diesel Torque: 442 lb.-ft

Ford Bronco 

Base Engine
: 2.3L Turbo I-4
Base Horsepower: 270
Diesel Engine: None
Diesel Torque: N/A

With a more muscular base engine and a diesel offering, the Jeep stands out in this comparison. The 3.0L is available on all Unlimited (four-door) models. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and can pull up to 1,588 kg, while providing excellent fuel efficiency (9.8 L/100 km combined). In addition, the Wrangler can match the Ford's turbocharged option with a 2.0L I-4, which equals the Bronco's 270 hp. 

To learn more about the Jeep Wrangler's engine options, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara vs 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE: Which Brings Better 4x4 Performance to Calgary?

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(Posted on Mar 5, 2021 at 01:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE both offer flexible 4x4 drivetrains and traction and stability management systems. Which of these tools performs better on Calgary, Alberta's roads and trails? 
 
2021 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

Drive Type: Command Trac 4x4
4x4 Modes: Regular and Low
Selection: Manual, Shift-on-the-Fly

2021 Highlander XLE

Drive Type: AWD with rear-axle disconnect
4x4 Modes: Regular
Selection: Automatic

The 2021 Unlimited Sahara brings a more flexible 4x4 system to Calgary. Drivers can toggle between two and four-wheel drive depending on their needs. With the Command Trac design, these changes can happen at highway speeds (up to 88 km/h). This Jeep Wrangler trim also has a low gear mode for crawling over unstable or steep surfaces. It increases traction and stability by multiplying the torque to a ratio of 2.72:1.  

To test drive the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and its Command Trac 4x4, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs 2021 Toyota Highlander: Which Brings More Engine Options to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 4, 2021 at 03:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Toyota Highlander are utility vehicles. With adjustable seating layouts and available components, these SUVs are highly customisable. Which one of this pair is better when it comes to choosing a powertrain to fit your needs? 
 
2021 Jeep Wrangler

Base engine
: 3.6L V6 with ESS
Turbocharged option: 2.0L I-4
Diesel: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
Hybrid: 2.0L plug-in (4xe model)

2021 Toyota Highlander

Base engine
: 3.5L V6 with VVT
Turbocharged option: None
Diesel: None
Hybrid: 2.5L I-4 with Synergy Drive

Offering diesel, turbo, and plug-in hybrid options, the 2021 Wrangler has more alternatives than the 2021 Highlander. Jeep also brings two different transmissions, allowing you to select a six-speed manual (V6 models) or eight-gear automatic. All powertrains come with between 260 and 295 hp. Depending on your choice, you can get fuel economy as low as 9.5 L/100 km (combined) and a towing capacity of up to 1,588 kg. 

To see which Jeep Wrangler engines are available near you, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon vs 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE: Which Has Better Ground Clearance in Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 3, 2021 at 09:40AM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon and the 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE have traits, such as AWD, that allow them to handle poor conditions and off-road driving. Autos in the mid-size SUV class often protect vital components like the transfer case and transmission with higher-than-average ground clearance and under-side shields. Which of these two stands out in this area? 
 
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

Ground clearance
: 27.4 cm
Skid plates: Standard
Approach angle: 43.9 degrees
Departure angle: 37 degrees 

Toyota Highlander XLE

Ground clearance
: 20.4 cm
Skid plates: Not available
Approach angle: 18 degrees
Departure angle: 23 degrees 

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers more ground clearance. Also, it can handle much steeper inclines thanks to its vastly superior approach and departure angles. The Rubicon is especially adept at meeting off-road challenges because of its Rock Trac 4x4 system, low range gears, and a water fording depth of up to 76 cm. 

Contact our Calgary dealership today to schedule a test drive in the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon.
2021 durango for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Dodge Durango and 2021 Mazda CX-9 are two of the better performers in the large SUV marketplace. Most auto shoppers purchase these vehicles because they need a third row of seating. It is essential to see whether or not the back can comfortably accommodate passengers without making them feel claustrophobic.
 
2021 Dodge Durango

Capacity
: 6-7
Third Row Headroom: 960.1 mm
Hip Room: 1,076.9
Legroom: 850.9

2021 Mazda CX-9

Capacity
: 6-7
Third Row Headroom: 899.1 mm
Hip Room: 1,018.5
Legroom: 754.3

The 2021 Dodge Durango has a significantly more spacious third row. It also offers superior flexibility. The middle bench has a 60/40 split-folding design, while the rear features a 50/50 ratio. This setup provides a total of 50 different configurations for transporting both cargo and people. With all chairs retracted, the maximum cabin volume is 2,410 L. 

To see the inside of the 2021 Dodge Durango and take it for a test drive, contact our Calgary dealership today.  
2021 dodge durango for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Dodge Durango and 2021 Ford Explorer are large SUVs that offer plenty of utility. If you want to use your truck to haul cargo, towing prowess matters. Drivers need to be able to pull a trailer to get the most value out of their vehicle. Which of these two performs better in this area? 
 
2021 Dodge Durango

Engines
: 3.6L V6 and 5.7 V8
Max Torque: 390 lb.-ft
Max Towing: 3,946 kg (V8)
Trailer Package: Tow-n-Go 

2021 Ford Explorer

Engines
: 2.3L I-4 or 3.0L V6 
Max Torque: 380 lb.-ft (V6)
Max Towing: 2,540 kg (V6)
Trailer Package: Trailer hitch

The Dodge Durango can pull 1,400 more kg than the Ford Explorer. The 5.7 HEMI V8 comes standard on the R/T trim, though all models have an available tow package and safety features like trailer sway control. 

To test drive the 2021 Dodge Durango and experience its power for yourself, contact our Calgary dealership today. 

The 2021 Ram 2500 Limited vs the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LTZ: Which Brings a Better Interior to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Feb 19, 2021 at 03:41PM by Josh Lew)
ram 2500 for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Ram 2500 and 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 are two stalwarts in the heavy-duty truck market. These vehicles are known for towing and work-related functionality, but how do they compare when it comes to interior comfort and features? 

2021 Ram 2500 Limited

Infotainment
: 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
Storage: Under-seat and in-floor (standard)
SiriusXM: One-year subscription
Heated seats: Front and rear

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LTZ

Infotainment
: 8-inch touchscreen
Storage: Under-seat (optional)
SiriusXM: Three-month trial
Heated seats: Front

In the Ram 2500 Limited, everything is a little bit better than in the Silverado. Its larger Uconnect media centre has a navigation feature, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a longer complimentary SiriusXM subscription than any other vehicle in its class. The 10-way adjustable front bucket seats are extremely comfortable, but this truck does not forget about the rear row. It provides passengers a heated leather bench and 1,021 mm of legroom. 

Connect with our Calgary dealership today.


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