All FCA US Brands Improve in J.D. Power 2018 APEAL Study™

July 27, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

FCA US continues to uncover alleviation in peculiarity as all FCA US brands posted year-over-year improvements in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™.

Ram and Dodge ranked third and fourth, respectively, among all mass-market brands. Dodge and Jeep® were a second and third many softened brands, respectively, in this year’s study.

“My colleagues and we are gratified to see continued alleviation opposite all of a brands and a second uninterrupted win for a segment-leading Chrysler Pacifica minivan,” pronounced Scott Garberding, Head of Quality, FCA. “We are focused on building a overpass of postulated peculiarity into a destiny vehicles as we demeanour to move industry-leading creation into a stirring lineup while also remaining committed to a award-winning vehicles in a existent product portfolio.”

For a second uninterrupted year, a Chrysler Pacifica took a tip mark among all minivans. The Dodge Charger and a Chrysler 300 also achieved good in a APEAL study, ranking second and third in a Large Car segment, respectively.

The APEAL Study, now in a 23rd year, measures how delightful a new car is to possess and drive, formed on patron evaluations of 77 car attributes of new 2018 model-year vehicles. Customers are surveyed after 90 days of tenure during a same time as J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study (IQS). According to J.D. Power, a many appealing vehicles have larger owners loyalty, authority aloft transaction prices and spend reduction time on play lots before purchase.
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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