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A Message From Kelly Automotive Group CEO, Brian Kelly

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From: Kelly Automotive Group

Subject: A message about the Coronavirus and Kelly Automotive Group 

Dear Valued Customer, 

 We very much appreciate the opportunity to be your Dealership or Service Center of choice. 
Your safety & well-being are our top priority. In response to growing concerns around the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken steps to help protect our team & our guests alike.

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From Lemonade Stands to Car Lots

Brian Kelly at Salem State College with Professor Linda Coleman
Brian Kelly (center) visited Salem State Professor Linda Coleman's Special Topics in Marketing class last February and discussed his journey to success
By Salem Statement's Sara Ward - Brian Kelly made $20 a week at his first lemonade stand in 1960. He then moved on to newspapers, selling so many that he had three other children working for him in the neighborhood.

Born and raised on the North Shore, Brian’s entrepreneurial spirit eventually led him to his father’s used car lot, doing odd jobs and helping out with the business. He was able to expand on his…
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Nissan Maxima and Altima Earn Top Safety Pick Ratings by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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The 2020 Nissan Altima (Left) and the 2020 Nissan Maxima (Right)

For the fifth year in a row, both the Nissan Altima and Nissan Maxima have taken home a Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick + by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Both vehicles took their usual spots atop the Midsize Sedan category.

The 2020 Nissan Altima, which has expanded the availability of Nissan Safety Shield across the entire lineup, has been a Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick + every year since 2013.

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Why the Ford F-150 Continues to be America's Favorite Pickup Truck

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There is a lot to love about the 2020 Ford F-150, which has been around for the past four decades. Introduced in 1948, the full-size pickup truck continues to be an American favorite. Here's why:

Outstanding Towing and Hauling Capability

For over 40 years, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling pickup in America. The light-duty full-size pickup truck offers a six-engine lineup that delivers the performance you need. The 3.5: EcoBoost with 10-speed transmission boasts impressive power ratings of 375 horsepower and best-in-class 470 lb.-ft of gas torque.


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The 2020 Jeep Wrangler To Be The First Jeep Model With Diesel Engine

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Important news for Jeep enthusiasts.

The new 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel is the first Jeep Wrangler in the U.S. with a diesel engine. The 2020 model features the latest version of Fiat Chrysler's EcoDiesel turbocharged 3.0-liter V6, which can also be seen on the Jeep Grand Cherokee

According to Car and Driver, the Jeep's diesel engine turns a great off-roader into something special. With various powertrains, door types, and excellent off-road features, the Wrangler has a great combination for nearly any buyer.

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Awards Six 2020 Honda Models Top Safety Ratings

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The 2020 Honda CR-V Touring
Five Honda models were recently named a 2020 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) while another Honda model was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ rating. This brings a total of six Honda models that have been recognized by the IIHS.

The five Honda models that received a Top Safety Pick were the 2020 Accord, 2020 CR-V, and three 2020 Civic models (Coupe, Sedan, and Hatchback). Those five all earned a Top Safety rating when equipped with specific headlights.
Read More Names Volkswagen Atlas 2020 Family Car of the Year

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Searching for an SUV that is perfect for the whole family? Look no further than the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas.

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas was recently named 2020 Family Car of the Year by The three-row SUV, which first made its debut in 2018, won the judges over at for its expansive interior, long list of of features that provide a comfortable road trip.



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The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Earns a Spot on 2020 Top Safety Pick Rating By the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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When shopping for a new car, one of the biggest factors in making a decision comes down to this: the overall safety.

The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan was recently named 2020 Top Safety Pick Rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The list consists of 64 cars and SUVs and in order to qualify, those vehicles must have good ratings in each of the Institute's six crash-worthiness evaluations.


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A New Engine and More Standard Features for the Next Generation Nissan Frontier

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Nissan has recently revealed that the new 2020 Nissan Frontier will be getting a whole new engine for its new model year.

The new Frontier, which was recently seen at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, will feature an all-new powerful 3.8-liter direct-injection V6 engine, and all-new nine-speed automatic transmission. Both of these will be considered key elements in the next-generation Frontier.


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The New 2020 Nissan Titan and Titan XD Receive an Extensive Redesign for New Model Year

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There are several new and exciting changes coming with the 2020 Nissan Titan and Titan XD...

According to Nissan, the family of 2020 Nissan Titan full-size pickups will be receiving a big redesign this year. Featured in the Titan will be substantial powertrain updates and unique styling across trim levels.

One notable change is on the Titan XD model, which is built on a stronger frame is about 15 inches longer than its Titan sibling. The updated “five-eighth ton” Titan XD is designed to give those with demanding work a more comfortable affordable alternative to a three-quarter-ton truck.

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