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Chrysler Aspen, Dodge Durango, Ram 2500 & 3500 recalled to fix Takata airbags
Chrysler Aspen, Dodge Durango, Ram 2500 & 3500 recalled to fix Takata airbags

The recall of Takata's fatally flawed airbags drags on, and given the huge number of vehicles affected, it could be the early 2020s before every car on the list is repaired. Luckily for 100,000 owners of Chrysler, Dodge, and Ram vehicles from the 2005 - 2010 model years, the process is coming to an...Read More»

2014 Ram Heavy Duty 6.7-liter Cummins diesel inline-6
Fiat Chysler faces its own Dieselgate crisis: second lawsuit filed by Dodge & Ram truck owners

Last month, we told you that owners of Dodge and Ram trucks were suing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and one of its suppliers, Cummins, for equipping diesel pickups with defeat devices engineered to cheat on emissions tests. Now, a similar lawsuit has been filed by a second group of angry owners. Like...Read More»

2017 Dodge Charger
What's New for 2017: Dodge

With a lineup that's about to shrink by not one but two cars, you may begin to wonder about the Dodge brand's future. However, there's no reason for alarm—although its current models are beginning to age, Dodge parent FCA says it plans to invest heavily here (to take the bull by the horns, if...Read More»

2017 Dodge Challenger GT
2017 Dodge Challenger GT arrives with all-wheel drive, but no V-8

Finally, Dodge has made all-wheel drive available on its stylish Challenger coupe—but we'll stop short of calling it an all-weather muscle coupe. That's because the Challenger GT, as Dodge has christened it, is only available with the base 3.6-liter V-6 engine, and not the muscular V-8s Dodge...Read More»

2017 Dodge Challenger
2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang: Compare Cars

Muscle-car fans aren't like other car shoppers. They know what they want, and they're highly unlikely to switch allegiances from Chevy to Dodge to Ford. But maybe you're new to the world of smoky burnouts? Before you buy, it’s worth comparing two of the longest-lived muscle cars on the...Read More»

2017 Volkswagen Jetta
2016 Dodge Dart vs. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta: Compare Cars

The Volkswagen Jetta and Dodge Dart are both compact four-door sedans that have been around for a few years. The current Jetta dates back to 2011, while the Dart was launched for 2013. Both are remarkably spacious inside for the segment, but neither competes in the mainstream occupied by the Honda...Read More»

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Today's high-tech safety systems can't quite handle car washes

Modern cars come with a huge array of safety systems to keep drivers and passengers safe. These systems are good at spotting obstacles like pedestrians and other vehicles, but some things confuse them--things like car washes, for example. That might sound like an absurd shortcoming, but if you look...Read More»

2016 Dodge Dart
RIP, Dodge Dart: Model makes an early exit, no 2017 version to come

There's no easy way to say this, so we won't beat around the bush: the Dodge Dart is dead. Again. The fact that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pulling the plug on the Dart isn't surprising. Sales stats for the compact sedan have been disappointing since its arrival during the 2013 model year. No...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler audit suggests sales stats have been inflated: SEC, Justice Dept. investigate

Back in January, two dealers filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, alleging that FCA had asked them to inflate their monthly sales stats. Though FCA was quick to dismiss the dealers' claims, an internal audit may prove the old maxim that where there's smoke, there's fire. The audit was...Read More»

2016 Dodge Journey
2015-16 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country recalled: 37,000 affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, and Ram ProMaster vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their transmission pumps. The issue has...Read More»

2017 Dodge Viper 25th anniversary limited edition models
Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year

Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper. Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing it. Yes, for the second time in less than a decade, the Viper is motoring into FCA's vault, where it was also stored from 2010...Read More»

2016 Dodge Journey
2009-2016 Dodge Journey recalled for steering problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 200,000 Dodge Journey vehicles from the 2009 to 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may experience problems with their power steering fluid lines, which could make the crossovers harder to steer. ALSO SEE: 2017 Honda...Read More»

2016 Dodge Dart
2015-2016 Dodge Dart recalled for unexpected 'torque event'

The Dodge Dart may be headed for the graveyard (again), but it's not going gently into that good night. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 1,200 Darts from the 2015 and 2016 model-years because of a software issue that could result in an unexpected "torque event". The National Highway...Read More»

2014 Dodge Dart
2013-2014 Dodge Dart Recalled: Over 121,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 121,000 Dodge Dart sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model year. The automaker says that problems with the Dart's braking system could increase the risk of accidents. WATCH: 2015 Ford Edge Video Road Test Specifically, the recall is linked to a flawed...Read More»

2015 Dodge Journey
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Journey Recalled: 757,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls affecting more than 757,000 vehicles worldwide. Most are registered in the U.S. The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2003 Jeep Liberty may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause airbags and other safety systems to deploy without warning...Read More»

2013 Dodge SRT Viper
RIP, Viper

If you've ever spent time on a farm, you know that all snakes are different. Some you want to keep around, others you want to kill. The Viper (aka the Dodge Viper, the Dodge SRT Viper, the RT/10 Roadster, etc.) apparently falls in the latter category. According to Auto News, Fiat Chrysler...Read More»

2015 Dodge Dart
2013-2015 Dodge Dart Recalled For Transmission Problem

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 26,000 Dodge Dart vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. Documents from FCA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirm that some of those cars may experience transmission problems that could increase the risk of an...Read More»

2014 Dodge Charger
2011-2014 Dodge Charger Recalled To Stop Airbags From Accidentally Deploying

Last week, we told you about Chrysler Fiat Automobile's recall of more than 840,000 Ram pickups because of a poorly calibrated safety control module, which could cause airbags to deploy without warning. Now, FCA is recalling more than 322,000 Dodge Chargers for a very similar problem. As with the...Read More»

2015 Dodge Journey
2011-2015 Dodge Journey Recalled For Fire Risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a recall of nearly 350,000 crossover utility vehicles, the majority of which are registered in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. According to a notice from the automaker, the recall stems from a problem with the engine cover on the 2011-2015 Dodge Journey, which...Read More»

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