Chrysler

Chrysler recalling 400k+

Chrysler is recalling nearly half a million vehicles worldwide. The issue is the mechanism that controls the active head- restraints. (These help prevent whiplash injuries from car accidents.) These mechanisms could potentially be faulty in the affected vehicles. Even though no one has reported any injuries, Chrysler is issuing the recall. In some cases, a […]

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Dodge Dart and 40 MPG

Maybe you heard Chrysler drop the bomb that the 2013 Dodge Dart will get a combined 40 MPG rating? Don’t worry, they’re full of crap. Autoblog explains why. The short version is that Chrysler is basing this outlandish claim on the bloated CAFE numbers. Numbers which have no bearing on the real world performance, which is […]

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Recall Alert: Chrysler Town & Country and more

Owners of a model year 2008 Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler Grand Voyager, or Dodge Grand Caravan may want to keep a close eye on their mailboxes. Chrysler has issued a recall for 300,000 of these vehicles. The problem? Possible random airbag deployment. Say what? Some of these vehicles may be prone to leaks coming from […]

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2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

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Since the Dodge Charger and Challenger got massive horsepower upgrades for the latest model year, it was only a matter of time until the Chrysler 300 followed. Somehow, the number seem more impressive with the Chrysler. Big, burly Dodges are supposed to put out ridiculous horsepower numbers. They are supposed to inspire fear in Chevy […]

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Chrysler Town & Country Going Away

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The words of Chrysler’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne: Because the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Chrysler Town & Country are so similar, “we’re creating confusion in the dealer network,” Marchionne said.  And since Chrysler showrooms include all four of its brands, consumers are being asked to choose between two minivans that are structurally the same, “so […]

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Chrysler 200 Efficiency Confusion

Normally EPA fuel-efficiency ratings are pretty much black and white. (Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf aside, of course.) However, the conventionally powered 2011 Chrysler 200 is a bit of a mystery. This is what TTAC has to say: For example, why does ChryCo’s 2.4 liter 4-banger base engine get the exact same rating (21/30) with […]

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2011 Chrysler 300

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Spy shot and sneak peak time is over – here is the 2011 Chrysler 300. Final specs are still undercover, but at least we can see what this puppy looks like without any camo. First impression? It looks fancier. It’s almost as if Chrysler is trying to go upmarket again – something that failed for […]

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2011 Chrysler 200

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Chrysler has gotten generous with their preview images of the 2011 200 sedan. We can’t quite see it from all angles, but there’s no doubt that it’s a Sebring underneath. In fact, it looks exactly like a polished-up Sebring. The revised front end looks quite nice, and the rear is even better. The problem is […]

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