Four FCA US Vehicles Win Top Honors in 2018 J.D. Power Resale Value Awards

October 15, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Four FCA US vehicles were awarded with a 2018 J.D. Power Resale Value Award, noticing a best resale value opposite 24 model-level automobile segments. Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks won for carrying a top resale value in a whole industry. Dodge Challenger, Charger and Jeep® Wrangler won in their particular segments for carrying well-developed resale value.

  • Highest Resale Value Industry-wide: Ram 3500 Heavy Duty
  • Highest Resale Value Midsize Sporty Car segment: Dodge Challenger
  • Highest Resale Value Large Car segment: Dodge Charger
  • Highest Resale Value Compact SUV segment: Jeep Wrangler

For a 2018 endowment process, 244 automobile models were evaluated regulating a representation of over 650,000 exchange with an normal of 3,500 information points assessed on any vehicle. The endowment preference routine utilizes used automobile indiscriminate prices, that paint how many a play buys a used automobile for. These prices are afterwards divided by a vehicle’s strange squeeze price. These calculations are formed on indiscriminate annals from Jan by Jun 2018 for vehicles that are 3 years old. For a 2018 calculation, 2015 is a germane indication year.
 
Ram 3500
Ram Truck builds America’s longest-lasting pickups, proof a joining to quality, trustworthiness and durability. For 2018, Ram continues to offer implausible capability in three-quarter and one-ton pickups with 31,210 pounds of towing, 7,390 pounds of cargo and 930 lb.-ft. of torque. Ram Heavy Duty offers some-more innovative facilities and softened float peculiarity than competitors’ trucks, done probable by a five-link curl cessation or discretionary atmosphere cessation on Ram 2500 and a supplemental atmosphere bag cessation choice on Ram 3500.
 
Dodge Challenger
Building on a success of a Challenger in 2018, Dodge launches a many absolute SRT Hellcat lineup ever in 2019, by leveraging a energy of a record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to broach a new opening halo for a code and a many powerful, quickest and fastest flesh automobile – a 797-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye.

The Challenger SRT Hellcat earnings with outlay now starting during 717-horsepower and both Hellcat models underline a new dual-snorkel hood that pays loyalty to a particular Dodge pattern themes from some of a many famous flesh cars, including a 1970 Dart Swinger and 1971 Demon. The new R/T Scat Pack Widebody includes buffer flares, adding 3.5 inches of physique width, 20 x 11-inch fake wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and incomparable six-piston Brembo brakes in a front for softened on-road and on-track performance. The new Challenger GT rear-wheel-drive indication extends a opening capabilities with standard Super Track Pak features, opening hood, splitter and seats, for a initial time ever with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine.
 
Eight graphic models make adult a reconfigured automobile lineup for 2019: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. Numerous choice packages offer all a upgrades, singular birthright cues and additional opening that Dodge//SRT business demand. Challenger offers a full operation of engine options, including a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 on SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models, a mythological 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 in a R/T models, a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models, a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 on a SRT Hellcat and a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 on a SRT Hellcat Redeye.
 
Dodge Charger
From a quickest, fastest and many absolute sedan in a universe to V-6 potency and all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability, a Dodge Charger lineup is designed and engineered to yield a ultimate in high-performance comfort and road-ready certainty as America’s usually four-door flesh car. Dodge Charger’s rear-wheel-drive (RWD) pattern enables a indication lineup highlighted by endless performance-driven powertrains with a latest record underneath a hood and behind a circle – serve building on a Dodge brand’s guarantee to broach American opening machines with world-class power, efficiency, technology, authentic materials and standout styling.
 
Standard on each Dodge Charger indication is a innovative TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary transmission. Charger offers a full operation of absolute engine options on 6 graphic models, including a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 on Charger SXT, SXT AWD and GT, a mythological 5.7-liter HEMI®® V-8 on R/T models, a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models and a 707-horsepower 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI SRT Hellcat V-8.
 
For 2019, Dodge repositions a lineup to embody a new Charger SXT AWD indication and a new Charger GT RWD opening V-6 model. Charger GT and R/T models get a opening demeanour and facilities customary and accept a full element of race-bred framework upgrades. Charger SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack underline customary opening upgrades, including Launch Assist and Line Lock; a new opening grille with twin atmosphere inlets; new Launch Control switch on R/T Scat Pack; and Torque Reserve, After-Run Chiller on SRT Hellcat.

Jeep Wrangler
The iconic Jeep® Wrangler – a many able and famous automobile in a universe – delivers unmatched off-road capability and is constructed with some-more than 7 decades of 4×4 engineering experience. Powertrain options embody a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and an all-new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine. Wrangler continues to offer a body-on-frame design, front and back five-link cessation system, plain axles, electronic lockers and is one of a few midsize SUVs that offer a six-speed primer delivery in further to a accessible eight-speed automatic.
 
J.D. Power is a tellurian personality in consumer insights, advisory services and information and analytics. These capabilities capacitate J.D. Power to assistance a clients expostulate patron satisfaction, expansion and profitability. Established in 1968, J.D. Power is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices portion North/South America, Asia Pacific and Europe. J.D. Power is a portfolio association of XIO Group, a tellurian choice investments and private equity organisation headquartered in London, and is led by a 4 founders: Athene Li, Joseph Pacini, Murphy Qiao and Carsten Geyer.
 
About FCA US LLC
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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