Tag: Chrysler

Pimp Your 2020 Chrysler Pacifica With Official Red S Edition Package For $3,995

Chrysler has released a new, Red S Edition package for the 2020 Pacifica that builds on the popular S Appearance variant and adds some custom parts. Priced at $3,995, it is available on both Pacifica Limited gas and hybrid models and is all about the interior, which features Rodèo Red premium Nappa leather two-tone seats […]

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Long Term Review Concludes: How Did It Do?

Minivans have suffered huge losses due to the ever-growing demand for SUVs and crossovers, but there’s one player who refuses to let them go. Chrysler’s Town & Country replacement, the Pacifica, is one of the biggest names that remain in the market. It entered production in 2016, and in the first three years, almost 300,000 […]

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QOTD: Winning at Rental Car Roulette?

<img data-attachment-id="1211793" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb.jpg" data-orig-size="3600,2400" 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="Porsche cayenne diesel" data-image-description=" Porsche ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1211793 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” alt=”Porsche cayenne diesel” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Last week, we took a moment to recount our worst rental car memories — those times when the desk attendant at […]

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Rare Rides: A Bristol Beaufort – Timeless Beauty From 1984

<img data-attachment-id="1683756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1195" 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="1984 Bristol Beaufort" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1090977?fbclid=IwAR3EWFn31rz3vl-XEwVngfU83-oHTsQvJNiog1e__4qbZR5IFUfxUMIWGRQ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683756 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/11254502-1-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Rare Ride is the very first Bristol featured in this series. Hand-crafted in a shed somewhere in England, Bristol […]

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Rare Rides: The 1987 Shelby CSX, Not a Dodge

<img data-attachment-id="1683730" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg" data-orig-size="717,511" 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="1987 Shelby CSX" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243572956525851/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683730 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/67541999_10220388522571074_2826608794581073920_n-e1565052123264.jpg 717w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rare Rides previously featured two vehicles that resulted from racing legend Carroll Shelby’s association with Chrysler in the Eighties. […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Floaty American Luxury Sedans From 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1687910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1536" 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="88 Lincoln Continental" data-image-description=" Lincoln ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687910 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the late Eighties, American auto manufacturers still sold large, traditional luxury sedans in decent numbers. Their aging sedan […]

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Beleaguered Minivan Plant Granted a Reprieve

<img data-attachment-id="1660306" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary-.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" 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="dodge grand caravan 35th anneversary" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1660306 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary-.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Home to the Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Pacifica, and now the lower-tier Chrysler Voyager, Fiat […]

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2020 Chrysler Voyager’s Price Undercuts Today’s Pacifica, but Only Just

It’ll be a different story when the 2020 model year arrives at Chrysler, at which point a large pricing gap will open up between the brand’s Pacifica minivan and the newly-arrived Voyager. The Voyager name, as you may recall, has been dusted off in order to serve as a stepping stone to the Pacifica. It’s […]

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There’s More Than One Name in This Little Black Book, Manley Tells Renault

Maybe that’s a dated reference in this age of smartphones and hookup romance apps. Regardless, the list of potential partners for a prowling Fiat Chrysler doesn’t begin and end with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Oh sure, it wouldn’t mind getting down to business with the French-Japanese auto giant, but there’s plenty of fish in the sea. FCA knows […]

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Crawling Back? Renault Still Eager to Merge With Fiat Chrysler, Report Claims

The proposed merger between two auto giants — Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — went nowhere earlier this year, but the door to the deal never swung fully shut. That’s according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, in which sources claim talks are ongoing to rekindle the romance. FCA snatched away its offer […]

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Rare Rides: Be a Real Businessman With the 1983 Chrysler Executive Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1681248" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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="1983 Chrysler Executive" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/724604734651801/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681248 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/66297024_2716686505012650_7644927901527179264_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The demand for executive limousines in North America was once satisfied by OEM-lengthened versions of domestic sedans. […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" 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="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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Rare Rides: The 1982 Plymouth TC3, Sporty Liftback Time

<img data-attachment-id="1680354" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" 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="1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1982-Plymouth-Horizon-TC3-Miser-/223560723453?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680354 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Today’s Rare Ride is the much sportier (but mostly the same) liftback version of the Horizon […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From America?

<img data-attachment-id="1680152" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg" data-orig-size="950,489" 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="1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680152 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”314″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-610×314.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-450×232.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-768×395.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW-120×62.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/418CW.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We spent the last three Wednesday editions of Question of the Day discussing the […]

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If You Can Find a Better CEO: Industry Icon, Chrysler Savior Lee Iacocca Dead at 94

It’s seldom spoken of publicly, but every writer keeps in the back of his or her mind an obituary they hope to never pen. In this keyboard jokey’s case, that obit would be the one you’re reading now. Tuesday night brought word that Lee Iacocca — era-defining auto executive, marketer extraordinaire, outspoken patriot and critic […]

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Now, Voyager: Fiat Chrysler Blows the Cobwebs Off an Old Minivan Nameplate

The Dodge Grand Caravan isn’t dead yet, but minivan buyers in the market for a low-end people mover will have a new option come 2020. Earlier this week, FCA announced the reintroduction of the Voyager — a nameplate that began life as a full-size Plymouth van in the 1970s before morphing into a front-drive minivan for […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1678240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg" data-orig-size="630,420" 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="1998 Opel Monterey" data-image-description=" Image Opel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg 630w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the Wednesday QOTD last week, we began our considerations of the truck and SUV models from the […]

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Extremely Minor Changes Coming to the Chrysler 300, If You Want It

<img data-attachment-id="1588464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"A. J. Mueller","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2017 Chrysler 300C","created_timestamp":"1418554995","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"2017 Chrysler 300C","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 Chrysler 300C" data-image-description=" Image: FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1588464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Chrysler 300C – Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Chrysler-300C.jpg 1400w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Brace […]

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