What is the best full-size pickup truck for 2019?
Do you follow us on Facebook? If you do, you may have noticed that we love the lineup of pickup trucks we offer at Billion Auto Group. It’s a well-worn trope that truck-buyers are notoriously hard to convince to change allegiances. Since the latest models from Ram and GMC have arrived, our product experts are asked all the time, ‘What is the best full-size pickup truck for 2019?’ That’s a hard one for us because it’s like picking which of our kids is our favorite. Thankfully, the automotive press is in a position to be a bit more objective, if not, outright dispassionate in their evaluations. Motor Trend magazine has named the 2019 Ram 1500 as their current Truck of the Year, unseating the previous long-time champion. Read the rest of this entry »
How often do I need to change my transmission fluid?
It isn’t a huge mental leap to imagine that a vehicle’s transmission is made of a lot of individual parts that operate in very close quarters, producing a lot of heat. Transmission fluid keeps these parts lubricated and moving freely. However, unlike engine oil, the fluid flowing through your vehicle’s gears shouldn’t need a whole lot of attention. So, how often do you need to change your transmission fluid? Like far too many things in the automotive industry, there isn’t one universal answer that will apply to everyone. We’ll go over a few things that might help you take better care of your vehicle and get as many miles out of it as possible. If you have any questions, please reach out to our service department today. Read the rest of this entry »
Release date for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator
When it comes to offering unapologetic off-road capability, Jeep really stands alone in the global automotive industry. Every few years, another vehicle manufacturer tries to go toe-to-toe with Jeep and they never quite get to where they’re going. When the release date for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is officially crossed off the calendar, customers will be getting all of the terrain-eating capability that has made the Jeep Wrangler the segment’s gold standard is being combined with the flexibility of a midsize pickup truck. There are still a few details that have yet to be released about the all-new member of the Jeep family. However, our team of product experts were very excited to get as much information to potential customers as soon as possible. Let us know if you want to reserve a 2020 Gladiator before it arrives at Billion Auto Group. Read the rest of this entry »
How do I know if my car’s battery will make it through winter?
Whenever someone talks about a car, truck or SUV for sale or lease at Billion Auto Group, the engine gets a lot of attention. However, without a working electrical system, a modern engine isn’t much use. As the teeth of another winter begin to bear down on the Bozeman area, we get a lot of people coming into the Billion Auto Group Service Department asking, ‘How do I know if my car’s battery will make through winter?’ Well, like most things, the signs will be clear – if you know what to look for. The best advice we can give you is to keep up with scheduled maintenance appointments at a reputable repair center like ours. However, if you’ve been noticing some weird things happening, let’s see if we can guess what they are. Read the rest of this entry »
When will we see the new Jeep Scrambler?
Some of today’s most popular automotive brands call the Billion Auto Group showroom home. Jeep holds a special place in the hearts of their fans with a storied history and commitment to performance that spans 70 years or more. If there is a gap in the brand’s lineup, some may point out that bringing back a pickup truck platform would fill it. Luckily, a solution is on the way. So, when will we see the new Jeep Scrambler without all of the masking? If a recent report from AutoBlog is accurate, which it usually is, the manufacturer won’t make us wait very long. The Jeep Scrambler pickup truck appears ready to make its world debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Read the rest of this entry »
Run For Your Life 10K/5K near Bozeman, MT information
Unfortunately, it is entirely too common for our friends and neighbors to die by suicide. The residents of Montana are affected by this particular tragedy at nearly twice the national average according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People in need of help finding resources for themselves or loved ones rely on The Help Center in Bozeman and its 24-hour crisis hotline and referral service. Billion Auto Group is very happy to be the lone Premier Sponsor for the organization’s annual fundraiser. The annual adult races, as well as the kids fun run, are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27. If your looking for the latest Run for Your Life 10K/5K information near Bozeman, MT, the team from Billion Auto Group put together this handy guide. Read the rest of this entry »
New features available for the 2019 Jeep Renegade
Jeep all but solely invented the user-friendly off-road vehicle. As times and customer demand evolved, the automaker dutifully kept pace. Billion Auto Group is seeing a lot of new 2019 models roll into the showroom, but there is bound to be a lot of interest surrounding a new Jeep model. The new features available for the 2019 Jeep Renegade will only serve to widen the gap between it and the rest of its highly-competitive segment of the automotive industry. The new 2019 Renegade should be arriving at the Billion Auto Group showroom in a few weeks or less. You can start the pre-ordering process today by making an appointment with one of our product experts today. Read the rest of this entry »
Does the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 come with a diesel engine?
The all-new, completely redesigned GMC Sierra 1500 has only recently arrived at the Billion Auto Group showroom and the buzz surrounding the pickup truck is palpable. Obviously, the new Sierra has been outfitted with all of the latest technology that the automaker has at its disposal – including several industry-first features like the MultiPro tailgate system. However, there is one question that keeps popping up in phone calls, texts and emails our product experts receive from customers, ‘Does the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 come with a diesel engine?’ Yes, it does. The manufacturer has announced that a turbocharged diesel engine option will be available but has been stingy to this point about the details. We might have been able to dig some of it up. Read the rest of this entry »
Most common mistakes made when buying a used car
As much as we love the lineup of new cars, trucks and SUVs available at Billion Auto Group, those might not always be the best option for buyers. Did you know we also host one of the largest and most diverse inventories of pre-owned vehicles? In fact, people are often surprised to find out just how much of pre-owned vehicles we sell each month. Because of that, our sales staff has come to learn a few valuable lessons and have identified the most common mistakes made when buying a used car. We thought it would be beneficial to give buyers a heads up so they can avoid pitfalls which can make for an unpleasant experience. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the 2019 Ram Rebel 12?
It doesn’t take an automotive expert to know that the 2019 Ram 1500 is one of the best full-size pickup trucks on the market. It is now available at the Billion Auto Group showroom with a wide array of excellent powertrain options and some of the most advanced technology the automaker has to offer. Within the Ram truck family, the Rebel version stands out well above the top-of-the-line of most manufacturers. So, what is the Ram Rebel 12? Basically, it’s a premium pickup truck for those who don’t think a little mud on the fenders is a bad thing, but also want a package that is a little more refined. Let’s take a look at what Ram is bringing to the marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »