Three FCA US Vehicles, Dodge Brand Win Quality Awards in Strategic Vision’s 24th Annual Total Quality Impact™

October 16, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Dodge led all Mass-market Brands in sum quality, while 3 FCA US LLC vehicles won their particular segments in Strategic Vision’s 24th annual Total Quality Impact™ (TQI) report.
 
The Dodge Durango led a Mid-size SUV shred for a fifth time in 6 years, while a Jeep® Renegade and Ram 2500/3500 prisoner wins in a Entry SUV and Heavy-Duty Pickups segments, respectively.
 
“TQI shows how people feel about their vehicles in their possess words, that exhibit profitable recommendations for destiny products,” says Chris Chaney, Senior Vice President during Strategic Vision. “From how business are advocating about their products, automotive manufacturers can know where a destiny of a U.S. marketplace is going.”
 
TQI looks during peculiarity as not usually a driver’s receptive analysis of quality, though also looks during how viewed peculiarity has shabby drivers on an romantic level.
  
Strategic Vision’s 24th annual Total Quality Impact (TQI) news is formed on formula from a New Vehicle Experience Study® (NVES) contemplating over 44,000 Jul – Dec new car buyers after a initial 90 days of ownership. It incorporates a impact of problems with a car as good as a drivers’ methodical and romantic evaluations of quality.
  
About a 2019 Dodge Durango
The Dodge Durango’s multiple of uncompromised utility, modernized technology, class-leading towing and pushing range, assured pushing dynamics and assertive styling make it a Dodge Charger of a three-row SUV segment. For 2019, Dodge continues to denote Durango’s proven performance, application and comfort with a SRT model, coming packages and an accessible soft-touch hand-wrapped instrument panel.
 
Durango’s customary TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary delivery is interconnected with a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine rated during adult to 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class towing capability of 6,200 pounds, while a classical 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine produces 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque and class-leading towing capability of 7,400 pounds. The Durango SRT relies on a proven 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 to broach 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, permitting it to go from 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 4.4 seconds and covering a quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds as approved by a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), all while out hauling each three-row full-size SUV on a highway with a best-in-class towing capability of 8,700 pounds.
 
About a 2019 Jeep Renegade
The Jeep® Renegade delivers a singular multiple of best-in-class off-road capability, alfresco leisure and convenience, as good as fuel-efficient powertrains, including an all-new 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine corresponding to a segment-first nine-speed involuntary transmission. This multiple contributes to superb on-road and off-road pushing dynamics, world-class excellence and a horde of innovative reserve and modernized record offerings.

About a 2018 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty 
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 900 lb.-ft. of torque. Ram offers some-more innovative facilities and improved 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.
  
About Strategic Vision
Strategic Vision is a research-based consultancy with over thirty-five years of knowledge in bargain a consumers’ and constituents’ decision-making systems for a accumulation of Fortune 100 clients, including many automotive manufacturers. Its singular imagination is in regulating ValueCentered® Psychology to brand consumers’ comprehensive, motivational hierarchies, that embody a product attributes, personal benefits, value/emotions, and images that expostulate perceptions and behaviors. The newly extended Total Quality metric serve incorporates a impact of problems with a car as good as a drivers’ methodical and romantic evaluations of quality. These aspects are inseparably connected and essential to measuring a impact of peculiarity on a altogether new car experience. For serve information, hit Alexander Edwards or Christopher Chaney during (858) 576-7141.
 
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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