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The Chrysler brand is the luxury arm of the Chrysler Group and even with just three models in the current lineup, the Chrysler 200, 300 and Town & Country offer impressive levels of luxury, performance and affordability.

By Keith Griffin on May 6, 2014 - 8:01PM
Chrysler's announcement that it will no longer produce the Dodge Caravan comes at an auspicious time for Kia as it gets set to roll out the 2015 Kia Sedona. One has to wonder why Chrysler is giving up on this market.
By Patrick Rall on March 27, 2014 - 2:38PM
The official fuel economy figures for the 2015 Chrysler 200 have been announced and while they are still a touch lower than the real world figures I experienced while driving, the full spread of fuel economy numbers are good enough for the next generation 200 to rival the bestselling cars in the segment – including the Ford Fusion and the Toyota Camry.
By Patrick Rall on March 26, 2014 - 11:46AM
The Chrysler Group hasn’t announced any fuel economy figures for the awesome new 2015 200 sedan, but the first official figures from the government have popped up on the website with numbers that I find to be surprisingly low after my time spent driving the new midsized sedan.
By Patrick Rall on March 21, 2014 - 9:09AM
The 2015 Chrysler 200 will have a long list of features that will help it stand out in a very competitive midsized sedan segment, but the incredible drivetrain lineup is what will really help the next generation 200 blow away the competition.
By Patrick Rall on March 20, 2014 - 8:28PM
When the 2015 Chrysler 200C was introduced earlier this year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it was clear to pretty much everyone that this new midsized sedan looked the part of a major contender in the industry’s most popular segment but would the new 200 drive as great as it looks?
By Patrick Rall on January 15, 2014 - 4:26PM
The Chrysler Group showed that they are serious about competing in the midsized luxury market with the introduction of the 2015 Chrysler 200 at the 2014 North American International Auto Show – revealing a car that is one of the most luxurious smaller cars that the company has ever offered.
By Patrick Rall on January 2, 2014 - 11:23AM
The Chrysler Group has announced that parent company Fiat SpA will buy the remaining 41% from the UAW VEBA Trust for roughly $4.35 billion US dollars – thus removing all UAW ownership of the automaker and preventing Fiat from going an initial public offering in order to acquire the rest of the company.
By Patrick Rall on November 18, 2013 - 5:39PM
The Chrysler Group has announced some revisions for their flagship Chrysler 300S for the 2014 model year including a new blacked out exterior treatment and a new blue leather interior that give this large luxury sedan a very sporty, aggressive look on the outside and a very high end interior feel.
By Patrick Rall on October 30, 2013 - 6:59PM
The Chrysler Group announced the results for their third quarter of 2013 and with $464 million worth of net income in the months of July, August and September – the folks under the Pentastar saw income figures rise by 22% compared to the same period in 2012.
By Patrick Rall on October 14, 2013 - 11:45AM
The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) has just announced the results of their 2013 Texas Truck Rodeo and the Chrysler Group has dominated – with their vehicles claiming 15 of the 24 awards in the 21st annual event held in the Lone Star State.
By Patrick Rall on October 8, 2013 - 2:29PM
The 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas is quickly approaching and the Chrysler Group has issued up the first teasers of what will likely be one of the biggest displays at the show – giving us an artistic look at just four of the 20+ vehicles that will fill the huge Mopar display.
By Patrick Rall on October 3, 2013 - 6:58PM
The upcoming 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C compact sports car recently made a trip to the Nurburgring and turned a very impressive best lap of 8:04 – making it one of the fastest production road car to ever lap the famed German road course while also ranking alongside some of the biggest names in the sports car world.
By Patrick Rall on October 3, 2013 - 10:34AM
As we head into what is expected to be a rough winter, Chrysler has decided to cut production of the SRT Viper by 30% as the industry hits the slow season for supercar sales.
By Patrick Rall on October 2, 2013 - 11:36AM
The Chrysler Group has announced a pair of closely related recalls for the 2014 Ram and 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee over a concern that a portion of the driver information display may not work as expected – potentially creating a safety risk if a driver doesn’t know if his or her truck is experiencing a mechanical problem.
By Patrick Rall on September 30, 2013 - 11:38AM
The Chrysler Group has re-registered the trademark for the Scat Pack name – leading to a rampant rumor that the Dodge brand could bring back the Scat Pack program for their performance models with features that range from a monthly newsletter to specially designed go-fast component packages.
By Patrick Rall on September 27, 2013 - 1:50PM
The 2014 Dodge Charger Pursuit AWD has gone through its first round of competitive police vehicle evaluation tests and when pitted head to head with other cars in the segment at Grattan Raceway – the new Charger Pursuit is the fastest all wheel drive police car to tackle the course.
By Patrick Rall on September 26, 2013 - 1:27PM
When the Chrysler Group introduced their new diesel-powered Ram 1500, the company had hoped to offer the new V6 EcoDiesel engine for the 2013 calendar year but with unexplained delays slowing the launch process - it seems as though it could be early 2014 before the Ram EcoDiesel begins hitting showrooms around the country.
By Patrick Rall on September 25, 2013 - 2:51PM
The Fiat 500 Abarth is one of the most exciting subcompacts sold in the US and in an effort to expand their portfolio, the Abarth division is considering a high performance package for the larger 500L.
By Patrick Rall on September 24, 2013 - 11:23AM
The Chrysler Group has idled the second shift at the Toledo Assembly Plant that is responsible for the new Jeep Cherokee, leaving around 500 workers temporarily out of work while the company tries to prepare those Cherokee units already produced to be shipped to dealers around the country.
By Patrick Rall on September 24, 2013 - 9:56AM
The Chrysler Group announced this morning that the company has filed with the US government to issue an Initial Public Offering – marking the first step towards the company being publically traded in a similar manner to General Motors or Ford Motor Company.
By Patrick Rall on September 23, 2013 - 10:04PM
I love the Fiat 500 Abarth and considering that the topless Abarth 500 Cabrio offers nearly identical performance to the hard-topped version, it should come as no surprise that a week driving the Abarth Convertible led me to fall in love all over again.
By Patrick Rall on September 23, 2013 - 3:23PM
A recent report indicates that the Chrysler Group is considering a production version of the Ram 1500 Rumble Bee Concept after a ton of positive reaction from show goers at the 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise – with only the company dealer networks seemingly standing between the cool yellow concept and a production reality for sport truck lovers.
By Patrick Rall on September 18, 2013 - 5:12PM
The EPA has announced the official fuel economy numbers for the 2014 Dodge Durango and thanks to the new 8-speed automatic transmission, the revised Durango offers the best fuel economy of V6 and V8 powered large sport utility vehicles sold in America.
By Patrick Rall on September 17, 2013 - 7:44PM
The Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology Division has announced that the first Viper GT3-R race car is being prepared for Ben Keating’s race team with the expected debut coming at the Rolex 24 at Daytona Motor Speedway in January 2014.
By Patrick Rall on September 16, 2013 - 5:34PM
There have long been rumors that the new Fiat-controlled Chrysler Group would kill off the Dodge brand but Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis affirmed in a recent interview that Chrysler’s sporty high volume brand isnt going anywhere anytime soon – and that there is no plan to collapse the brand as the company looks to consolidate their offerings into fewer brands.
By Patrick Rall on September 12, 2013 - 6:45PM
One of the key debuts at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show is the Fiat Freemont Black Code – a high end trimline of the European issue Dodge Journey and from we can in these company photos, this dressed up and rebadged Journey looks great in its new trim.
By Patrick Rall on September 11, 2013 - 4:05PM
We brought you the news roughly a month ago about the 2014 SRT Viper pricing increases and with pricing becoming available online for the entire SRT lineup as well as the full 2014 Jeep lineup – it looks like many Chrysler Group products will cost more for 2014 than comparable models in 2013.
By Patrick Rall on September 5, 2013 - 6:25PM
The EPA website has published the first official fuel economy figures for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee and with numbers of 31mpg on the highway, the striking new Jeep is towards the top of the segment in terms of both power and fuel economy.
By Patrick Rall on September 4, 2013 - 12:18PM
The Chrysler Group has announced the first of their Frankfurt Motor Show debuts with the new Jeep Wrangler Polar – a special edition package for the European market that is designed to commemorate the coldest place on Earth.
By Patrick Rall on September 3, 2013 - 2:31PM
The Chrysler minivan turns 30 years old later this year and to celebrate the vehicles that literally invented the minivan segment – the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan will both benefit from a new 30th Anniversary Edition packages for 2014.