The 2020 Jeep Gladiator: Wrangler Or Pickup Truck?

Making its long-awaited debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator – not a new Scrambler, as it was rumored to be called – is everything you love about the Wrangler, just in a rugged truck mold. Yes, the doors come off. Yes, the rooftop pops back. Yes, even the windshield folds forward. To put it simply, the upcoming Jeep Gladiator will make every other pickup in the segment green with envy once it finds its way to your local Jeep dealerships.

More Than Just A Wrangler Truck

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The Best Car Commercials from the Last Decade

We won’t beat around the bush—sometimes we need to binge YouTube videos just to feel alive. Instead of filing that TPS report right this second, take a 10-minute break to watch these great car commercials from Dodge, RAM, Jeep, and Chrysler. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, but they’ll all keep you entertained. And that’s something, right?

Halloween Jeep Commercial


Look, it’s not our job to ask why human-sized hamsters are driving around in Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawks. Our job is to showcase the very best cars commercials of all time, and that means highlighting the odd, the peculiar, the downright surreal. This 2018 Jeep commercial is all three, and then some. (Don’t worry – the Grand Cherokee SUVs at our Jeep dealership near Hoover do not include nightmare-causing rodents.)

“It’s Half Time in America”

In 2012, during the “Big Game,” Chrysler aired this gem of a car commercial and rewrote the playbook of motivational speeches. Narrated by none other than Dirty Harry himself, Clint Eastwood, the two-minute ad spoke to American ideals—to hope and relentlessness and a pick-yourself-up, can-do spirit. It’s one of our favorite Chrysler commercials.

Dodge Durango, Meet Ron Burgundy?


It turns out Will Ferrell shot 70 Durango ads to promote his “Anchorman 2” film. It also turns out that just five of those were appropriate enough to air on national television. Watch. Enjoy. And let our Birmingham Dodge dealership know if you want to dance around your very own Durango anytime soon.

RAM Works

Never has the idea of unity been more important than today. We breathe the same air, drink the same water, work the same land. Let’s follow in RAM’s footsteps and be thankful for all we have. As #RamGivesThanks on Thanksgiving, so too does Jim Burke CDJR. Browse our holiday vehicle specials in Birmingham to save a truckload on your next new RAM pickup.

The Chrysler Pacifica S

Chrysler laughs at the stereotype that a minivan is only good to transport kids to and from fields. (Pfft!) In fact, newer family vans are far more than the people-hauling machines from yesteryear.  Take the new Chrysler Pacifica, for instance; it seats up to eight, includes high-tech features like the Stow ‘n Vac built-in vacuum and super-convenient hands-free power liftgate and sliding side doors. Plus, with the rear Uconnect Theater entertainment system, the 2019 Pacifica is the most advanced minivan in its class.

The Hasselhoff Abides


The Dodge Summer Clearance Event of 2015 is long over, but we can relive that joyous period by watching David Hasselhoff’s chest hair jiggle as he runs along the beach. Ah, nostalgia….

Chrysler: Imported from Detroit

It’s perhaps the most famous car commercial in the history of the world. Even without gravity or Eminem’s Mom’s spaghetti, The Motor City surely continues to produce the country’s finest vehicles. Now that’s reality.

Our Birmingham car dealership may be 750 miles away from Detroit, but that doesn’t mean we don’t embrace those same principles. With hundreds of new vehicles for sale, we proudly offer shoppers the very best cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs in Birmingham. Browse our selection of new Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, and Jeep vehicles for sale and lease today, and start creating your own commercials.

Contact Jim Burke CDJR at (205) 588-6285 or stop by our dealership at 1409 5th Ave N in Birmingham, AL. We serve customers throughout the region, including Hoover and Tuscaloosa.



2019 Jeep Cherokee: What Do Critics & Owners Think?

After replacing the beloved Liberty in 2014, the Jeep Cherokee certainly had to grow its devoted fanbase from the ground up—and so it did. Now, five model-years later, the 2019 SUV is giving those devout Jeep Cherokee-ers something more to cheer about after a mid-cycle refresh. 

Available in six trim levels – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Trailhawk®, Limited, and Overland – the 2019 Jeep Cherokee is for sale today at our Jeep dealership near Hoover. Here’s what you can expect when taking the Cherokee for a test drive at Jim Burke CDJR. 

2019 Jeep Cherokee_ What Do Critics & Owners Think

Easy Like Sunday Morning 

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2018’s Nine Best Autumn Events in Birmingham, AL

Autumn Events in Birmingham, AL

Don’t dilly-dally and put off planning your fall 2018 schedule of excitement. If you need something fun to do in Birmingham this autumn, take our advice and mark your calendars with one of these 9 great local events. Some are for families, some are for adults, but all of them should keep you entertained from September through December.

MotoAmerica Championship of Alabama (Season Finale)

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Auto Financing Terms Every New Car Buyer Should Know

Stepping foot on a showroom floor should be a fun and worry-free experience. Unfortunately for most shoppers, the entire process of financing a car can be stressful and downright confusing, especially when the auto finance manager throws around technical jargon. To avoid such confusion, it’s important to become an educated and well-informed customer.

As the area’s preferred car dealer in Birmingham, we want to ensure each of our customers has the right tools at their disposal when researching, choosing, and buying a car. That’s why we went ahead and put together a list of common (and uncommon) car loan and finance terms. When it’s time to sign your auto loan papers, you’ll feel like a car-buying veteran.

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Unique Summer Camping Recipes: S’mores Edition

Unique Summer Camping Recipes: S’mores Edition

You’ve got your Birmingham campsite picked out. You’ve got your camping checklist to the side. You’ve got your SUV or truck accessories installed and ready to go. What’s left to do other than drive to the campground?

As you walk out the door, your kids holler: “Don’t forget the s’mores!” Yikes—that was a close call. Continue reading “Unique Summer Camping Recipes: S’mores Edition”

Top 5 Waterparks & Splash Pads Near Birmingham, AL

Top 5 Waterparks & Splash Pads Near Birmingham, AL

Your kids deserve more than a boring 4th of July cookout in the backyard. Plus, even with the sprinklers going and the kiddie pool filled to the brim, that summer sun can be a doozy. Instead of a traditional July 4th party at home, tell the Alabama humidity to back off by splashing around at one of these great waterparks and splash pads around Birmingham! Continue reading “Top 5 Waterparks & Splash Pads Near Birmingham, AL”