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Dodge powers to Top 10 in J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM

June 19, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Dodge had an alleviation of an 8 percent expansion in a brand’s initial peculiarity measure from final year’s study. Dodge also placed in a industry’s tip 10 during No. 8 overall, that outlines a brand’s tip ranking ever.

“Dodge continues a care position among Midsize Sporty Cars and Minivans by holding initial and second place with a Challenger and Grand Caravan, respectively,” pronounced Mark Champine, Head of Quality FCA North America.

Four FCA US LLC vehicles placed in a tip 3 of their particular segments for initial quality:

  • Dodge Challenger No. 1 in Midsize Sporty Car segment
  • Dodge Grand Caravan No. 2 in Minivan segment
  • Chrysler 300 No. 3 in Large Car segment
  • Jeep® Grand Cherokee – No. 3 in Midsize SUV shred (three-way tie)

“We’re generally unapproachable of a Grand Cherokee’s 20 percent year-over-year alleviation in initial quality, that was clever adequate to put it in a tip 3 among Midsize SUVs,” Champine added. “This form of peculiarity alleviation reinforces a joining to Grand Cherokee a many awarded SUV ever and to a recently announced $900 million investment during a Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, a home of Grand Cherokee.”

J.D. Power measures initial peculiarity by a series of problems gifted per 100 vehicles (PP100) during a initial 90 days of ownership, with a reduce measure reflecting aloft quality.

The 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study is formed on responses from 76,256 purchasers and lessees of new 2019 model-year vehicles who were surveyed after 90 days of ownership. The investigate is formed on a 233-question battery orderly into 8 car categories. The investigate was fielded from Feb by May 2019.
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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