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The 2019 Ford Ranger: Why It Is The Most Efficient In Its Class

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As of this week, the Ford Ranger has made its return to U.S. dealerships as the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered pickup truck on the market.

According to Automotive News, the 2019 Ranger will get 21 mpg city/26 highway/23 combined. This combined figure ties the Chevrolet Colorado diesel engine's 23 mpg, but outranks the other midsize pickups with gasoline engines. 

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The 2020 Jeep Gladiator: Everything You Want To Know About the Popular Brand's New Pickup Truck


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After months of speculation, Jeep has finally revealed its new vehicle that many have been anticipating: the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

The popular automaker has done something it hasn't done in decades: produce its very first truck since the 1960's. Described as the “Wrangler with a pickup bed,” the 2020 Gladiator made its official debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. 

Here are some key features that come with the pickup truck:

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Kelly Automotive Group Named One of Boston Globe's Top Places To Work

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Once again, Kelly Automotive Group has been named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe
 
Each year, The Boston Globe releases their list of The Top Places To Work in the state, highlighting local businesses who are well-respected in the communities around them. For 2018, there were 128 organizations in Massachusetts selected as Top Places To Work from surveys of more than 82,000 workers.

This is the third consecutive year that Kelly Automotive Group has been included on this prestigious list...
 
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2019 Ram 1500 Earns MotorTrend Truck of the Year Award

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The editors at MotorTrend have named the 2019 Ram 1500 as the 2019 MotorTrend Truck of the Year. Judges enjoyed the attention to detail, the styling, and refined ride in the all-new Ram 1500 provided when compared to others in its class.

MotorTrend looked for trucks that have represented exceptional value and superiority in their class while also having an impact on the automotive scene, and the Ram 1500 was their clear choice...
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Jeep Wrangler Named 2019 Motor Trend SUV of the Year

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MotorTrend has named the iconic 2019 Jeep Wrangler as 2019 SUV of the Year. To be considered for such an award, vehicles must represent design advancement, engineering excellence, safety, efficiency, value and performance.

The Jeep Wrangler has always been known for its iconic style and rugged looks. While the exterior of the SUV has stayed the same since the 1940's, the 2019 version comes with a nicer interior and updated technology.

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The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan: Size, Interior, Performance and More

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Photo Credit The Car Connection

Ever since Volkswagen came out with the midsize SUV, the Tiguan has continued to attract customers over the years. After being released by VW in 2009, the SUV has transformed itself into your everyday compact crossover.


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Since getting its new look in 2018, the Tiguan has gone “big.” By big we mean literally stretched out. The rear seats offer better space for both kids and adults as well as better leg room. According to the Car Connection, the spacious interior is what stands out the most in the 2019 Tiguan...

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Kelly Ford and Kelly Honda Named Auto News Best Place To Work 2018

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Congratulations to our Kelly Ford and Kelly Honda dealerships for being named 2018 Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For.

Being named as an Automotive News Best Dealership To Work For is one of the top honors any dealership can receive in the automotive community.

This is Kelly Ford's first time making the Automotive News best dealerships listing. Kelly Honda, in addition to this year, has been named as a top dealer to work for by Auto News four times over the past six years (2013, 2016, 2017).

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Honda Awarded Best SUV Brand for 2018

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Shown here are the Pilot, CR-V and HR-V. Photo Credit Honda
 

If you needed another reason to love Honda SUVs, we just gave you one.

U.S. News & World Report has awarded Honda with Best SUV Brand of 2018. The SUV lineup consists of the Pilot, CR-V and HR-V.

According to Motor Trend, the CR-V model has been named Motor Trend SUV of the Year. Within the award's 20-year history, this is the second time the CR-V has taken home this award. 

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Nissan Releases 2019 Sentra Pricing and Features

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Photo Courtesy: Nissan
Nissan has announced the pricing for the new 2019 Sentra, which is expected to hit dealerships nationwide this Fall.
 

Pricing for the popular sedan will start at $18,480 and go up to $25,840. While the 2019 model has many of the same features as its predecessor, the newest version comes with additional features such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and NissanConnect. 

On top of the enhanced tech features, the 2019 Sentra will also offer a new trim: the SV Special Edition Package...

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Pricing Revealed For The New 2019 Ford Ranger

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Courtesy of Ford.com
Ford truck enthusiasts: you are in for a treat....


The Ford Ranger truck will be making its return to the U.S after 7 years. Ford has announced the pricing for the 2019 model. The midsize pickup truck will start at $25,395 for the base model (4x2 SuperCab XL) and go up to $39,480 for its highest trim (Lariat 4x4 SuperCrew).


According to Autoblog, there will be a total of nine trim levels: XL Chrome, STX, XLT, XLT Chrome, XLT Sport, Lariat, Lariat Chrome, and Lariat Sport.

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2018 Nissan Kicks Safety, Size, Specs and More

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Courtesy of Car and Driver
 

The 2018 Nissan Kicks is certainly worth getting a 'kick' out of.

Nissan has come out with its newest addition to the fast-growing compact crossover market. Along with the Rogue and Rogue Sport, the Kicks is the sixth member of the Nissan crossover and SUV lineup.

The Kicks comes with several noteworthy...

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Kelly Automotive Group Purchases Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Methuen

Kelly Automotive Group acquires Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
(Shown in photo from left to right: Vice President of Kelly Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram Brian R. Kelly, President of Kelly Automotive Group Brian D. Kelly, President of Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Thomas Barenboim and Chief Operating Officer of Kelly Automotive Group Brian Heney)

The Kelly Automotive Group recently purchased the Clark Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership in Methuen, MA.

The Kelly Family has been operating north of Boston for the last 53 years and has an impeccable reputation for their level of care and service. Brian Kelly now represents 18 brands and continues to look for...
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Car and Driver Awards 2018 Volkswagen Golf Models “10Best” Honor

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Car and Driver has announced their 2018 10Best cars list and once again the Volkswagen Golf family makes their list as a 10Best winner.

To make Car and Driver's 10Best list, the criteria is simple. Entrants must cost no more than $80,000 and they must be a returning winner, an all-new vehicle, or significantly revised. While some of this year's winners made the list for multiple variants of one model, only VW has six different versions of their model on the list.

The Golf, Alltrack, e-Golf, GTI, Golf R, and SportWagen all make Car and Driver's…
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Boston Magazine: Brian & Brenden Kelly & Brian Heney - Faces Of Family Business

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The Kelly Automotive Group, founded in 1965, currently has thirteen brands in nine locations on Boston’s North Shore, and employs just over 500 people. It was named a “Best Dealership to Work in North America” by Automotive News, as well as being in the Top 100 dealers in the U.S. in terms of pure retail and customer satisfaction. Brian Kelly is president of the Kelly Automotive Group.

Q: Who or what inspired you as a child to start your own business?

A: Like many entrepreneurs, I started with a paper route, shoveling snow, and mowing lawns until...
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Nissan and Red Sox Partnership Highlights Innovation On All Fronts

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The partnership between Nissan and the Boston Red Sox is a perfect match between two organizations that set the standard when it comes to innovation in their respective industries.

The Boston Red Sox, just a few years removed from their last championship, begin the 2017 season with high expectations. Young, hungry players like Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, and Andrew Benintendi all give the Sox a new look squad that has the potential to go all the way behind stud pitchers Chris Sale, Rick Porcello, and David Price.

Nissan is also looking for a great 2017 with high expectations following...
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Nissan And Blake Shelton Team Up To Bring American TITAN to Country Music Lovers


Shelton's 13-stop "Doing It To Country Songs" Tour will be presented by Nissan TITAN


Automaker Nissan has recently announced it has partnered with Blake Shelton on his "Doing It To Country Songs" Tour.  The 13-stop tour runs from the middle of February to the middle of September and highlights a synergy that exists between country music enthusiasts and Nissan TITAN truck fans.
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New 2018 Jeep Compass Blows Minds At The 2016 L.A. Auto Show


The next generation Jeep Compass model immediately dazzled at the L.A. Auto Show this November
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At the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, Jeep unveiled it's restyled new 2018 Jeep Compass model for the world to see. With a few bold tweaks to the exterior styling and interior features, the newly created Compass possibly has more appeal now than ever before.
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Kelly Auto Named 7th Best Large Employer To Work For By Boston Globe


Kelly Automotive Group has once again been named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe annually honors the top places to work for in Massachusetts and in 2016, the Kelly Automotive Group was chosen as the 7th best large employer to work for!

It is the second straight year that Kelly Automotive Group has been named to this prestigious list, and comes on the heels of Automotive News naming three...
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2016 Nissan Sentra: The Most Underappreciated Revision From Nissan In The Last Five Years


Nissan's revision to the Sentra for 2016 was a huge winner for Nissan and the public

The automotive industry has changed so much over the last five years. Vehicle manufacturers have changed the way they design/create vehicles to accommodate the needs/demands of the public, which has led to a huge increase in vehicle revisions or minor updates.

One of the manufacturers making the most changes to its lineup during this period has...
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The Biggest Auto Show In New England Hits Boston This Week


The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will host the annual New England International Auto Show starting January 14th this week in Massachusetts. The auto event, which runs virtually simultaneously with Detroit's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), will give New Englanders a chance to see...

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Kelly Auto Has Five Dealers On Automotive News’ Top 100 Dealers To Work For List

  

The Kelly Automotive Group is proud to announce five of our dealerships have been named Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For 2013. This list is a compilation of dealers who are noted as being the best dealerships to work for in North America for the 2013 calendar year.

We take great pride in being named to this list of dealers, as well as...

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