January 20, 2020
, Windsor, Ontario
Three FCA vehicles have been named winners of a 2020 autoTRADER.ca Awards highlighted by the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica (Best Minivan) and all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator (Best Mid-Size Truck) by a voting jurors. The 2020 Ram 1500 was awarded as both “Best Full-Size Truck” and “Best Overall Truck” to turn out a winning entrants.
“Trucks are such an critical partial of a Canadian automotive landscape and a fact that FCA won all a lorry categories in a 2020 autoTRADER.ca Awards is a outrageous accomplishment,” pronounced Jodi Lai, Editor-in-Chief, Autotrader.ca. “Our jury of some-more than 20 automotive experts famous FCA’s loyalty to a lorry shred and both Jeep and Ram went above and over what’s approaching with a Gladiator and a 1500 to emanate superb pickups.
“The Chrysler Pacifica is truly considerable and a minivan shred is rarely underrated in general,” combined Lai. “Its lush interior and family-friendly comforts creates it mount out, though a fact that it’s accessible with an glorious plug-in hybrid powertrain is truly topping on a cake.”
In a initial year underneath a revamped format, a 2020 autoTRADER.ca Awards are Canada’s many extensive awards with a jury of some-more than 20 automotive reporters from opposite a nation who weigh hundreds of cars according to 12 opposite criteria. The jurors journey each singular new car accessible on a Canadian marketplace, that totals some-more than 350 models opposite all nameplates.
Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid
The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid reinvent a minivan shred with an rare turn of functionality, versatility, record and confidant styling. Re-engineered from a belligerent adult on an all-new platform, a Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to a minivan segment. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this insubordinate car a step serve with a innovative, modernized hybrid powertrain. It’s a initial and usually electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves adult to 3.0 Le/100 km in electric-only mode in city driving, an all-electric operation of some-more than 50 kilometres (31 miles) of all-electric operation and a sum operation of some-more than 800 kilometres (497 miles).
With some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence features, a Uconnect Theater rear-seat party system, accessible 4G Wifi and a full array of comfort and preference technologies, a Chrysler Pacifica has warranted a mark as a many awarded minivan given 2016, with both a Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid portion as no-compromise minivans ideally matched for today’s families.
Available with 3 opposite powertrain combinations and versed with a versatile load box, a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator is built to hoop a final of an active lifestyle while delivering an alfresco pushing knowledge in a pattern that is certainly Jeep. Combining normal Jeep attributes with clever lorry credentials, a Jeep Gladiator is a singular car able of holding passengers and load anywhere. A crowd of record features, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and reserve features, such as Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, adaptive journey control and Forward Collision Warning-Plus, serve Gladiator’s appeal.
All Gladiator models are Trail Rated with a badge indicating that a car is designed to perform in a accumulation of severe off-road conditions identified by 5 pivotal consumer-oriented opening categories: traction, belligerent clearance, maneuverability, accent and H2O fording. Gladiator Rubicon models are versed with signature red draw hooks, Rock-Trac® 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed send box with a 4:1 low-range rigging ratio, front and back heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok® electric front- and rear-axle lockers, segment-exclusive electronic lean bar disconnect, cab and bed stone rails and customary 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-Terrain off-road tires.
The 2020 Ram 1500 is a no-compromise benchmark for durability, technology, potency and preference with comforts never-before offering in a pickup. The Ram 1500 comforts adult to 5,783 kilograms (12,750 pounds) of towing capability and 1,043 kilograms (2,300 pounds) of payload. The eTorque amiable hybrid complement delivers softened fuel potency in both V-6 (standard) and V-8 configurations. For 2020 a Ram 1500 becomes North America’s many absolute half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. of torque and many able light-duty diesel, with towing capability adult to 5,697 kilograms (12,560 pounds).
As a shred disrupter, a new Uconnect 4C with a large 12-inch touchscreen leads a pickup universe in technology, featuring split-screen capability, 360-degree camera views and disdainful calm from SiriusXM with Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora. Active reserve and confidence systems embody adaptive journey control, Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and Ready Alert Braking. Class-leading float and doing is achieved around a segment-exclusive link-coil back cessation complement with discretionary Active-level four-corner atmosphere suspension. The 2020 Ram 1500 also comforts twice a interior storage ability contra a competition.
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 95th anniversary in 2020. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.