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What's New for 2018: Dodge
What's New for 2018: Dodge

It's a tale of two Dodges in the automaker's showrooms this year. Dodge continues to invest in its muscular Charger sedan and Challenger coupe while letting its family haulers wither on the vine. Somewhere between the two ends of the spectrum sits the brand's Durango SUV, which adds a lot more...Read More»

2017 Dodge Challenger
2017 Dodge Challenger recalled to fix transmission glitch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2017 Dodge Challenger to address a problem with the car's transmission. A software glitch could allow owners to think their vehicle is in park when in fact, it's not. This isn't the first issue that FCA has had with shifters in recent years. An electronic...Read More»

2018 Dodge Durango SRT
Worth the weight? Massive 2018 Dodge Durango SRT prices start at $64,090

The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT makes all the right noises to us. Seating for seven? Yup. Standard leather and suede? Yup and yup. Massive 6.4-liter V-8 that makes 475 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque? Oh baby. Would you like a quarter-pounder with your 12.9-second quarter-mile, kiddos? When it...Read More»

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody
There's the beef: 2018 Dodge Durango, Challenger updated

The 2018 Dodge Durango and 2018 Dodge Challenger are both a little beefier than before. FCA's sporty division announced on Tuesday a few changes for its three-row SUV and two-door, retro-style muscle coupe that are more than just skin deep. For the 2018 Durango, Dodge has made the all-new...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan recalled for unintended airbag deployment: 296,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 300,000 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans to fix a problem that could cause the driver-side airbag to deploy without warning. The recall affects vehicles from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Another lawsuit filed over shifter used in Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep models

Good product design is easy to overlook. When a product is truly well crafted, the design becomes invisible because it's so intuitive. We think, "Well, of course it looks like that. How could it look any other way?" On the other hand, bad design--or sometimes, a radical redesign--can often...Read More»

2017 Dodge Charger
2014-2017 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger recalled: nearly 75,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 75,000 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger vehicles from the 2014-2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the powertrains on some of those vehicles may not have been properly manufactured. Specifically, NHTSA says...Read More»

2018 Dodge Durango SRT, 2017 Chicago auto show
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is a ferocious family hauler

Forget all our advice about nice, practical minivans. What your family really needs, is a 475-horsepower, three-row SUV that can sprint to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds. Enter the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT. Ignore the inevitably lousy fuel economy (it hasn't officially been rated by the EPA, but the...Read More»

2009 Dodge Durango
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»

Downey 5 Min. Car Wash (Los Angeles, California)
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»

Dealer
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»

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