June 5, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
FCA US vehicles warranted 4 awards from a Automotive Science Group (ASG) in their 2019 Automotive Performance Index™ (API) study. The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid continues to be a personality in a class, holding home dual awards for a third uninterrupted year: Best All-around Performance and Best Environmental Performance. The 2019 Jeep® Compass and 2019 Fiat 500L won a Economic Performance Award in their particular segments.
In ASG’s data-driven automotive assessment, a Pacifica Hybrid outperformed all minivan variants in a rival segment. The Pacifica Hybrid also warranted a class-leading environmental opening rating, outperforming a normal car in a shred by 34 percent, thereby producing 34 percent reduction CO2-e emissions over a initial 6.5 years in a life cycle.
“The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid furthers FCA’s position in a ASG 2019 investigate with a 32-mile all-electric operation and modernized gas-electric multiple that not usually reduces emissions, though also significantly reduces fuel costs by leveraging a increasingly cleaner U.S. energy grid as a fuel source,” pronounced Colby Self, handling executive during ASG. “The plug-in stays unequaled in a minivan segment, providing a best all-around opening in a category given a indication was initial introduced in 2017.”
The 2019 Jeep Compass, with a best-in-class sell price, sum with a rival fuel economy rating, outperformed 235 crossover variants in a rival class. The Jeep Compass continues to reason a lowest cost of tenure when deliberation squeeze and handling costs opposite a initial 6.5 years of car ownership.
Similarly, ASG awarded a Fiat 500L a Best Economic Performance award. The 500L is not usually a lowest labelled car in a car class, though also a 500L takes advantage of car light-weighting strategies that maximize operational efficiency, entrance in as a lightest car architecture.
“The Jeep Compass and Fiat 500L both mount out in ASG’s 2019 investigate for their best-in-class mercantile performance, with both models providing a best value in their rival segments,” pronounced Self. “In fact, a Compass has hold this pretension for 3 uninterrupted years, while a 500L maintains a best value tender for a second year running.”
About Automotive Science Group
The Automotive Science Group (ASG) is a investigate organisation founded by Eco-innovations, LLC, an environmental process consultancy determined in 2007. ASG is changing a approach we conclude value in today’s automotive marketplace by providing life-cycle data-driven commentary that assistance consumers make purchasing decisions that are ecologically sustainable, socially estimable and economically viable.
About Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid
The Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid reinvent a minivan shred with an rare turn of functionality, versatility, record and confidant styling. Re-engineered from a belligerent adult on an all-new platform, a Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to a minivan segment. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this insubordinate car a step serve with a innovative, modernized hybrid powertrain. It’s a initial electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves some-more than 80 miles per gallon homogeneous (MPGe) in electric-only mode, has an all-electric operation of some-more than 30 miles and a sum operation of some-more than 500 miles.
With some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence features, a Uconnect Theater rear-seat party system, accessible 4G Wifi and a full array of comfort and preference technologies, a Chrysler Pacifica has warranted a mark as a many awarded minivan given 2016, with both a Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid portion as no-compromise minivans ideally matched for today’s families.
About Jeep Compass
The 2019 Jeep Compass expands a brand’s tellurian strech with an unmatched multiple of attributes, that includes mythological and best-in-class 4×4 off-road capability, modernized fuel-efficient powertrains, reward and authentic Jeep design, higher on-road pushing dynamics, alfresco freedom, and a horde of innovative reserve and modernized record offerings.
A truly tellurian compress SUV, a 2019 Jeep Compass is done in Brazil, China, Mexico and India for consumers in some-more than 100 countries around a world.
About Fiat 500L
Building on a style, potency and pushing delight that has done a Fiat 500 an icon, a 2019 Fiat 500L expands a Cinquecento’s interest by charity 42 percent additional interior space with gentle seating for 5 in 3 models, Pop, Trekking and Lounge, enchanting pushing dynamics and a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.
The 2019 Fiat 500L offers a series of segment-leading features: best-in-class customary energy and torque, best (or tightest) branch hole , largest dual-pane sunroof in a class, Best-in-class load room, some-more seating and storage configurations than anyone in a class, best-in-class storage system, largest customary touchscreen in a class, usually car in a category with customary Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and best-in-class front headroom.
About FCA US LLC
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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