Tag: Chrysler

Old Dodge Caravan Reimagined With Carbon Body, Mitsubishi Evo Engine

<!––> <!––> The first-generation Chrysler minivan models built throughout the 1980s are not the most desirable family vehicles, but obviously that hasn’t deterred some from applying a list of comprehensive modifications. The Dodge Caravan model you’re looking at has been imagined as a quarter-mile destroyer that could scare away much more expensive sports cars and […]

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The Last Minivan Battle? Orders Open for the AWD Chrysler Pacifica

Seating, fuel economy, and traction: these are the three areas in which the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and all-new Toyota Sienna will do battle, though neither of these vehicles is a direct match for the other. In the shrinking minivan segment, the urge to offer everything a buyer might want has led us to this point. […]

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Looking For A Used Car? Steer Clear Of These Models With Engine Problems

If you’re looking for an affordable used vehicle, there are countless options. However, some are better bets than others. While all used cars will need some kind of maintenance and repair, it’s best to avoid models which are known to be problematic and have expensive repair bills. With that in mind, Consumer Reports compiled a […]

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San Leandro Rioters Stole 50 Cars From FCA Dealer, Including Nearly Every $80k Hellcat

Following our story earlier today about the ransacking of the ‘San Leandro Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM SRT’ in California on Sunday night, more details on the aftermath have emerged. In particular, the owner of the dealership revealed that upwards of 50 vehicles were stolen from the FCA dealership in the midst of wide-spread looting throghout […]

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2023 Chrysler 300: Visualizing A Hybridised Or Electrified Successor For The Future

When it comes to overtime rates, the grim reaper must be charging a fortune for welding the axe over Chrysler’s 300; the ageing large sedan has reportedly been on death row since rumors about its demise began swirling a couple of years ago. Read: 2020 Chrysler 300 – How Does One Of America’s Oldest Cars […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Economical, Basic American Sedans for 1985

<img data-attachment-id="1719644" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/buy-drive-burn-economical-basic-american-sedans-for-1985/1984_mercury_topaz-06-07/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997.jpg" data-orig-size="2254,1730" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07" data-image-description=" FORD ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-450×345.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-610×468.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1719644 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-610×468.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”468″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-610×468.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-75×58.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-450×345.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-768×589.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984_Mercury_Topaz-06-07-e1588552305997-120×92.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>It’s the mid-1980s, so having a gas-guzzling, rear-drive Malaise box from the late ’70s is unthinkable. No, you’re a modern consumer, and […]

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Rare Rides: The 1986 Chrysler Town & Country Wagon – Adventures in Vinyl

<img data-attachment-id="1718502" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-1986-chrysler-town-country-wagon-adventures-in-vinyl/cu-0/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,960" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1986 Chrysler Town & Country" data-image-description=" https://www.autolivery.com/windowsticker/vehicle/973501/1986_CHRYSLER_LEBARON?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=the-auto-livery_AIA+-+Prospecting+-+All+Used_Image+-+Single+-+Carousel&utm_campaign=wheeler-dealer-360_inventory-ads&fbclid=IwAR1zh7UbDRigZprD7PeZGC6PvMO46RYIy8TukBjEoMxgnKPirxRuUsKWZaU ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1718502 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0-800×600.jpg 800w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cu-0.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides previously featured the last rear-drive Town & Country wagon, a model closely […]

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Lawsuit Claims FCA Knowingly Sold Millions Of Cars That Can Shut Off During Operation

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been hit with a class-action lawsuit that accuses the carmaker of knowingly selling millions of vehicles with an engine issue. The lawsuit, filed on April 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, comes from law firm Hagens Berman and claims that vehicles with FCA’s 2.4-liter […]

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This Chrysler-Based Bentley Continental GTC Replica Ain’t Half Bad

We’ve seen our fair share of crappy replicas over the years, but this certainly isn’t one of them. Despite all appearances, this isn’t a Bentley Continental GTC but rather a Chrysler Sebring in a pretty convincing disguise. While the listing is light on specifics, the car has been given an extensive makeover as it features […]

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Watch LAPD Catch Suspect In High-Speed Chase Thanks To Poor Driving Skills

If there’s something they teach in criminal school, it’s to never become the subject of a police chase because those never end well for the person running from the cops. The driver of a Chrysler 300 apparently missed that lesson as he found himself involved on the wrong side of a major pursuit operation in […]

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These Lamborghini-Badged Chrysler Models Could Have Been A Reality

When Lamborghini was briefly under the ownership of Chrysler in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Chrysler chairman Lee Iacocca came up with the bizarre idea of creating a Lamborghini-branded variant of the Imperial. Thankfully, Iacocca didn’t get his way and Lamborghini and Chrysler never mixed but Abimelec Arellano has rendered what such a vehicle […]

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15 Years Later, We’re Still Digging The Viper-Based Chrysler Firepower Concept

The third-generation Dodge Viper wasn’t very luxurious but, 15 years ago, Chrysler explored the possibility of a Viper-based grand tourer. Dubbed the Firepower, the highly-performance concept debuted at the 2005 North American International Auto Show and was an instant hit as it combined knockout styling with a Viper chassis and a truly luxurious interior. Like […]

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2020 Chrysler 300: So, How Does One Of America’s Oldest Cars In The Market Fair After Nine Years?

Remember the Chrysler 300? Yes, the second generation (codenamed LX) is still around, nine years after its introduction in 2011, carrying the Chrysler badge as the only car of the brand, given that the only other model is a minivan, the Pacifica and its Voyager twin. The Straight Pipes got their hands on a 2020 […]

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FCA, A Carmaker, Launches New Ad Campaign To Convince People Not To Drive

The coronavirus has turned the world upside down and it’s spurred Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to launch a new ad campaign designed to convince people not to drive. That’s unusual to say the least, but FCA is going full tilt as the social media campaign will include messages from Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep and […]

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FCA Launches Online Sales In U.S., Will Offer 0% Financing For 84 Months

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched their “Drive Forward” initiative which aims to boost auto sales that have been hammered by the coronavirus. Following in the footsteps of GM, FCA will offer well-qualified buyers 0% financing for 84 months (7 years). As an added bonus, select 2019 and 2020 models will have zero payments for 90 […]

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FCA Deferring Payment for Salaried Employees

Find Reviews by Make: By Matt Posky on March 31, 2020 <img data-attachment-id="1694902" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/10/fiat-chrysler-and-psa-flirting-with-a-merging/shutterstock_1487541980/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="FCA HQ Fiat Chrysler headquarters fca headquarters FCA sign offices auburn hills" data-image-description=" Daniel J. Macy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694902″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg […]

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FCA Lays Off 1,500 Workers At Canadian Minivan Plant As Third Shift Ends In June

FCA has announced it will eliminate the third shift at its Windsor, Ontario minivan plant from June 29. With minivan sales seeing a sharp decline and the Dodge Grand Caravan going out of production at the end of May 2020, the automaker’s decision is not that surprising. Obviously, this is bad news for the plant […]

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Maintaining Tradition: 2020 Chrysler 300 Receives New Packaging Options, Pricing

<img data-attachment-id="1710358" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/maintaining-tradition-2020-chrysler-300-receives-new-packaging-options-pricing/ch020_026th3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid.jpg" data-orig-size="716,439" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid" data-image-description=" fca ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-450×276.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-610×374.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1710358″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-610×374.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”374″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-610×374.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-450×276.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid-120×74.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CH020_026TH3mh5inc5epm1jds85bp0bt7l4p__mid.jpg 716w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> True to form, Fiat Chrysler has attempted to keep the Chrysler 300 relevant by offering rolling paint and package options. With […]

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Junkyard Find: 1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham Hardtop Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1710068" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/junkyard-find-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-brougham-hardtop-sedan/00-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view" data-image-description=" 1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1710068″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/00-1977-Chrysler-New-Yorker-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1977 Chrysler New Yorker in Denver junkyard, RH side view – […]

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2020 Chicago Auto Show Round Up: All The Debuts And Live Photos

It’s no secret that auto shows are in trouble, but we think the doom and gloom is a bit overblown. Instead, major shows could transition into something like the Chicago Auto Show. That’s not a knock on the windy city, but Chicago is used to playing second fiddle to Detroit, Los Angeles and New York. […]

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica Debuts With Fresh Looks, AWD, New U-Connect And… Throw Pillows

Chrysler has revealed the 2021 Pacifica at the Chicago Auto Show, featuring new options and technologies, as well as an updated styling. The facelifted Chrysler Pacifica debuts with a revised front fascia that features a 3D diamond-style front grille, redesigned LED headlights and taillights, new wheel designs and an updated S Appearance package. For the […]

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Chrysler at Chicago Auto Show: Refreshed 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Offers All-Wheel Drive

Snow Belt parents, rejoice. There’s one more minivan on the market with all-wheel drive. The refreshed 2021 Chrysler Pacifica now offers an AWD system that can redirect power away from any wheel that’s lost traction. The system also disconnects when not needed, reducing driveline drag and improving efficiency. Meanwhile, the Pacifica’s front grille, headlamps, fog […]

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What’s to Become of Chrysler?

<img data-attachment-id="1705874" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/whats-to-happen-to-chrysler/shutterstock_1318951100/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="PT Cruiser" data-image-description=" Maryia_K/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1705874″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1318951100.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Chrysler has certainly changed since emerging from the ashes of the Maxwell Motor Company in 1925, spending the better […]

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