Four FCA US Vehicles Named AutoPacific Best-in-Class for 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards

Posted on 08. Sep, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

September 6, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Automotive investigate and consulting organisation AutoPacific, Inc. has announced 4 FCA US vehicles as shred winners in a 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). The Jeep® Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Fiat 500L were named “Best-in-Class Ideal Mid-Size SUV”, “Best-in-Class Ideal Large Car”, “Best-in-Class Ideal Sporty Car” and “Best-in-Class Ideal Compact Car,” respectively.
The 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards are formed on scores grown regulating formula from AutoPacific’s inhabitant New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey. Respondents to this consult are owners of new model-year cars and trucks purchased from Sep by Dec 2017. The petition was administered from Jan by Apr 2018. Respondents rate 14 automobile attributes concerning their enterprise for change. Those vehicles wanting a slightest change win a IVA for their class.
Based on responses from some-more than 58,000 owners of new vehicles opposite all vital manufacturers, a consult indicates that a Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Fiat 500L accommodate or surpass their expectations.
“IVAs pronounce to a vehicle’s blueprint and design,” says AutoPacific President George Peterson. “Giving owners a possibility to tell us what they would change and how they would change it reveals that vehicles are designed to accommodate their needs and expectations. In other words, carrying owners who are happy with things a approach they are says a manufacturer did their upfront investigate and designed a automobile with their aim customer in mind.”
Jeep Grand Cherokee
This is a eighth uninterrupted year a Jeep Grand Cherokee has won AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Award for a Mid-Size SUV segment. Jeep Grand Cherokee is a many awarded SUV ever and a automobile that has prolonged tangible what a reward SUV should be. A polished extraneous pattern — finish with accessible bi-xenon headlamps with signature LED daytime using lamps (DRL) — provides a reward appearance.
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee facilities mythological capability, world-class craftsmanship, benchmark on-road excellence and modernized reserve and record features. Legendary Jeep capability comes pleasantness of 4 accessible 4×4 systems, Jeep’s Quadra-Lift atmosphere cessation complement and class-leading Selec-Terrain traction government system. Grand Cherokee boasts best-in-class towing of 7,400 pounds and a yield ratio of 44.1:1.
Chrysler 300
As a leader of a IVA Large Car segment, a Chrysler 300 lineup delivers on a brand’s guarantee of iconic and superb pattern executed with world-class performance, potency and peculiarity – all during an receptive value. Offering class-exclusive innovations and modernized record during a driver’s fingertips, a 300 lineup includes a Uconnect 4 complement with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, softened facilities and an award-winning interface.
The Chrysler 300’s customary TorqueFlite eight-speed delivery delivers adult to 30 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy when interconnected with a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6.
Available on a Touring, Touring L, 300S and Limited is a segment’s many modernized all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, that seamlessly engages during any speed to capacitate optimal traction and control formed on conditions, pushing character and highway surface.
Standard on a 300C and accessible on a 300S, a 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine with 363 horsepower is a many absolute V-8 engine in a class.
Dodge Challenger
Topping a IVA Sporty Car shred for a second time in 3 years, Dodge launches a many absolute SRT Hellcat lineup ever for a 2019 indication year by leveraging a energy of a record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to deliver a new opening halo for a code and a many powerful, quickest and fastest flesh automobile – a 797-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye.
The Challenger SRT Hellcat earnings with outlay now starting during 717 horsepower and both Hellcat models underline a new dual-snorkel hood that pays loyalty to a particular Dodge pattern themes from some of a many famous flesh cars, including a 1970 Dart Swinger and 1971 Demon. The new R/T Scat Pack Widebody includes buffer flares, adding 3.5 inches of physique width, 20 x 11-inch fake wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and incomparable six-piston Brembo brakes in a front for softened on-road and on-track performance.
Eight graphic models make adult a reconfigured automobile lineup for 2019: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. Numerous choice packages offer all a upgrades, singular birthright cues and additional opening that Dodge//SRT business demand. Challenger offers a full operation of engine options, including a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 on SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models, a mythological 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 in a R/T models, a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models, a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 on a SRT Hellcat and a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 on a SRT Hellcat Redeye.
Fiat 500L
Leading a Compact Car segment, a Fiat 500L builds on a style, potency and pushing delight that has done a Fiat 500 an icon. The Fiat 500L expands a Cinquecento’s interest by charity 42 percent additional interior space with gentle seating for five, enchanting pushing dynamics and a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.
About AutoPacific
AutoPacific is a future-oriented automotive selling investigate and product-consulting firm. Every year AutoPacific publishes a far-reaching accumulation of syndicated studies on a automotive industry. The firm, founded in 1986, also conducts endless exclusive research, forecasting, and consulting for automobile manufacturers, distributors, marketers and suppliers worldwide. Company domicile are in North Tustin, California, with associate offices in a Detroit area, North Carolina and South Carolina. Additional information can be found on AutoPacific’s website.
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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