Category Archive: Chrysler

Mar 10

Chrysler Canada Announces Price Of All-New 2017 Pacifica

2017 Chrysler PacificaMarch 10, 2016 , Windsor, Ontario – The all-new, made-in-Canada 2017 Chrysler Pacifica delivers unparalleled levels of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling – all from a starting MSRP of $43,995.

“FCA Canada has been the leading seller of minivans for 30-plus years while holding on to 70 per cent of the market share. With nearly 40 innovations not offered by any others in its class, the all-new Chrysler Pacifica is the new benchmark in the segment that we invented,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, FCA Canada.  “The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica includes a price that is $1,200 lower than the outgoing Town & Country, with over $2,600 of additional see and sell content with standard leather-faced seats, heated front seats, remote start, hands-free communication and Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push-button start.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

The All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Re-Invents Minivan Segment

Road-Test.orgJanuary 11, 2016 , Windsor, Ontario – As the original creator of the minivan more than 30 years ago, FCA US LLC has transformed the segment with firsts – notching 78 innovations through the first five minivan generations. With the introduction of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica, FCA US adds 37 minivan firsts to its portfolio for an unprecedented total of 115 innovations in the segment.

“The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is truly a no-compromises minivan, giving customers everything they need or want,” said Timothy Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands, FCA – North America. “We started from the ground up to design the most technologically advanced minivan, which offers bold styling, class-leading ride and handling, and unmatched fuel economy, with the Pacifica Hybrid delivering efficiency as good as 2.9 Le/100 km in city driving.

The all-new Chrysler Pacifica was thoughtfully designed and engineered to provide unsurpassed levels of comfort, convenience, technology and functionality, making it the perfect combination for modern families.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

Alfa Romeo Return To North America With The All-New Alfa Romeo 4C

All-new Alfa Romeo 4C Debuts at the 2014 New York Auto Show, Marks the Iconic Italian Brand’s Return to North America

Road-Test.orgAvailable in the summer of 2014 and designed for North America’s “Alfisti”, the  2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition includes unique appointments and is limited to 500 serialized coupes

April 16, 2014 , Windsor, Ontario – Marking the Italian brand’s highly anticipated return to North America, the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C makes its 2014 New York Auto Show debut – a mid-engine design inspired by the brand’s legendary racing history, state-of-the-art carbon fibre monocoque and all-aluminum turbocharged engine influenced by Formula 1, and advanced technological solutions, all to deliver supercar-level performance and driving exhilaration.

“The all-new Alfa Romeo 4C delivers supercar-level performance in its most elemental form” said Harald Wester, President and CEO of Alfa Romeo. “With its ultra-lightweight materials and technological solutions derived directly from motorsports, a mid-engine proportion for maximum agility and purposeful styling cues to enhance performance – the all-new 4C coupe marks Alfa Romeo’s return to sports cars and the brand’s return to North America.”

For the Alfa Romeo brand, the 4C represents the essential sportiness embedded in the brand’s D.N.A.: Italian style, performance and technical excellence, for maximum driving pleasure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

The 2015 Chrysler 200 Sedan Is All-New From The Ground Up

2015 Chrysler 200C and 2015 Chrysler 200S

Chrysler Canada: The All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 Sedan Charts a New Course for Mid-size Sedans  with its Simple Elegance, an Extraordinary Driving Experience and Cool Features – at a Value Customers Will Appreciate

  • Inspired by iconic North American design, the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 delivers beautiful craftsmanship using high-quality materials, understated elegance, and is loaded with state-of-the-art technology and safety features
  • 2015 Chrysler 200 is the industry’s first mid-size sedan with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission, which enables a 19 per cent improvement versus the 2014 model with an expected highway fuel economy ratings of 5.7 litres per 100 kilometres (50 miles per gallon)
  • The Chrysler 200 sedan’s innovative available all-wheel-drive system is the first to deliver an automatic fully disconnecting rear axle, improving fuel economy by reducing parasitic loss when all-wheel-drive is not needed
  • Choice of two world-class engines are available: the 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine produces a best-in-class 295 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque, or the standard 2.4-litre MultiAir® Tigershark I-4 engine produces 184 horsepower and 173 lb.-ft. of torque
  • The all-new 200 features state-of-the-art electronic shifting with rotary dial
  • An inventive centre console offers pass-through storage space for driver and passengers, covered charging station and sliding cupholders for even more storage space when needed
  • 2015 Chrysler 200 offers the most available safety and security features in the segment with more than 60
  • All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 delivers an array of easy-to-use, state-of-the-art advanced technology to keep drivers connected and informed yet focused on the road
  • World Class Manufacturing principles and a new, updated assembly plant set the table for a world-class vehicle – the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200
  • All-new paint and body shops and improvements in the assembly process enable precision-built vehicles and reduce the energy required to build the 2015 Chrysler 200 by 62 per cent compared with the outgoing model
  • The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 has a starting Canadian Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $22,495 Read the rest of this entry »
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Nov 17

New 2014 Fiat 500 “1957 Edition” Highlights 57 Years of the Legendary Icon

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November 14, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Celebrating the 57th anniversary of the original 1957 “Nuova” Cinquecento (New 500), the new 2014 Fiat 500 “1957 Edition” combines iconic Italian design with engaging driving dynamics and vintage styling appointments – all for a limited-edition model enthusiasts are sure to love.

“The 1957 Edition celebrates the Cinquecento, the icon of our brand, and its unique cachet of Italian style, efficiency and engaging road manners,” said Jason Stoicevich, Head of FIAT Brand for North America. “Created for Italian car and design fans who want an added sense of the historic Cinquecento’s spirit, the ‘1957 Edition’ features unique styling elements, material finishes and, of course, a manual transmission and sport-tuned suspension.”

New 2014 Fiat 500 “1957 Edition”
Based on the 2014 Fiat 500 Lounge model, the 1957 Edition enhances its iconic silhouette with a vintage look, thanks to classic exterior colors for this limited-edition Cinquecento, including Bianco (white), or for a bi-color look, Verde Chiaro (light green) or exclusive Celeste (celestial blue) paired with a signature Bianco painted roof and mirror caps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Ram To Add Diesel Engine To 1500 Pickup Truck Later This Year

Chrysler announced at the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) in Toronto on Thursday that the Ram 1500 pick up truck with be available with a diesel engine starting in the third quarter of the year.

The new 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will use the same 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 unit manufactured by Italy’s VM Motori, mated to an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission that is also going to be an option in the new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee (rumours are circulating that the Jeep Wrangler may also get the same engine).

“Truck owners have been emphatically asking for it, and Ram will be the only manufacturer to offer a diesel powertrain in the half-ton segment with the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel,” said Ram CEO Fred Diaz, adding “The Ram 1500 with 3.0-liter V-6 turbo EcoDiesel and TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission deliver on the demands of truckers by providing best-in-class torque, fuel economy and range. There’s no doubt that being the only truck manufacturer to offer this game changing technology will provide Ram with a competitive advantage.”

Ram did not release any performance or fuel economy numbers for the V-6 diesel, but in the Grand Cherokee this engine is rated at 240-horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque, returning an estimated 1,500 kilometres at 7.8 L/100km.

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Dec 10

Chrysler Canada: Ram Truck Confirms All-New Commercial Van

All-New Ram ProMaster to go on sale beginning in the 3rd quarter of 2013

 Windsor, Ont., Dec 10, 2012 – Ram Truck, Canada’s Longest-Lasting Line of Pick-ups and supplier of Canada’s Best-Selling Diesel Pick-ups  announced today that it will develop a new large van for the North American market.  This new van will serve to further strengthen Ram’s competitive prowess in a growing commercial market and will add to its ongoing commitment of delivering the best value, capability and technology to commercial customers across Canada.

2014 Ram ProMaster (Fiat-Ducato)

All-New Ram ProMaster

The 2014 Ram ProMaster will go on sale beginning in the 3rd quarter 2013 and will join the smaller, but highly capable Ram Cargo Van as an additional van offering to compete with other full-size commercial vans.

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Oct 05

All-new 2013 Dodge Dart Named IIHS Top Safety Pick + Aero Model Delivers up to 4.8 L/100 km with a starting MSRP of $19,795 CDN

2013 Dodge Dart

 All-new 2013 Dodge Dart Aero Model Delivers up to 4.8 L/100 km With the Award-winning 1.4-litre MultiAir® Turbo Engine and a Starting CDN MSRP of $19,795
• Powered by Fiat’s award-winning 1.4-litre MultiAir intercooled turbo engine, the Dodge Dart Aero model delivers 184 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 4.8 L/100 km on the highway

• Dart named 2012 U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick

Windsor, Ontario , Oct 4, 2012  –  Chrysler Canada today announced pricing on its newest, most fuel-efficient Dodge model, the Dodge Dart Aero, which features a starting Canadian Manufacturers’ Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $19,795 (excluding destination).

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Jan 30

2013 Dodge Dart

CANADIAN VEHICLES PREMIERES – CHRYSLER

2013 Dodge Dart

The 2013 Dodge Dart redefines performance with Alfa Romeo DNA, fuel-efficient powertrains and Dodge’s passion for performance. Loaded with innovative technology, class-leading safety features and clever functionality, the 2013 Dodge Dart sets a new standard in the compact car segment by offering unmatched personalization, roominess, style, functionality and fun-to-drive dynamics.

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May 19

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Launch

Auburn Hills, Mich., May 19, 2010  –  Chrysler Group LLC released images today of the all-new 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee, an American icon and symbol of the new Chrysler. Offering timeless design and innovative engineering, the all-new Grand Cherokee redefines the SUV industry, delivering true duality: ultimate Jeep off-road capability and on-road refinement for a premium driving experience.

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