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2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition

2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition

  • Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition honors military members past and present
  • Jeep to donate $250 to military charities for each 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition sold
  • Jeep Patriot is the best-priced SUV in America; boasts unsurpassed compact SUV 4×4 capability and fuel economy up to 30 mpg
  • Built at Chrysler Group LLC’s Belvidere (Ill.) Assembly Plant, the 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is on sale now
  • Military Bonus Consumer Cash program provides a $500 cash allowance to eligible consumers on the purchase or lease of a new Chrysler Group vehicle
  • Jeep Patriot sales up 15 percent in 2012

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s edition looks at top awards for the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee at the Texas Truck Rodeo, Jeep and Ram also win Active Lifestyle awards, a long, long line of dealers drive new Ram 1500’s to their showrooms from Michigan, and Chrysler Group’s human resources chief wins a prestigious award as top HR Executive in Michigan.

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab

2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab

  • The 2012 Jeep® Wrangler captures the “Best Value Off-Road” award
  • The 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie earns top honors in “Luxury Off-Road” category
  • Awards come days after Jeep Wrangler and Ram 1500 win awards from the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) at the Texas Truck Rodeo

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include highlights from the unveiling of the 2013 Ram truck Heavy Duty and Chassis Cab line at the Texas State Fair, teaser sketches from Mopar on the “Moparized” vehicles to go on display at next month’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, news about free Uconnect Access trials and the New York State man who won Pitbull-inspired Dodge Dart.

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include highlights from the “Dart Smart Challenge” at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum featuring a visit by Motocross champion Travis Pastrana and employee ride and drive opportunities; the 13th annual Matchmaker event at Chrysler Group headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI.; the partnership between Chrysler Group and PPG Industries bringing a ‘Science on the Road’ event to five Michigan schools. The events include a $1,000 donation from Chrysler Group to each school to support continuing science education opportunities.

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

  • Jeep® brand reveals Grand Cherokee SRT Limited Edition, the newest limited-edition model of the high-performance Jeep flagship
  • Brand showcases Jeep Wrangler Moab, the latest special-edition model of the iconic Wrangler
  • European debut of Jeep Compass Overland special series – the most premium version of the Compass ever produced

September 17, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. –At this year’s Paris Motor Show, the Jeep® brand will showcase to the public three new, special-edition models that will further enhance the Jeep product portfolio in Europe. Making their debuts are limited editions for the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee, the iconic Jeep Wrangler and the urban compact SUV Jeep Compass.

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2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

  • Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand’s flagship performance machine returns with more power and performance, superior craftsmanship, new technologies and creature comforts SRT
  • Two new models include SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS
  • All-aluminum, mid-front 8.4-liter V-10 engine delivers 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque – the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports car engine in the world
  • Triple-digit weight reduction results in Viper best power-to-weight ratio
  • Dealer orders expected to open in mid-November 2012

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2013 Ram 1500

2013 Ram 1500

  • Best-in-class fuel economy 18 city 25 highway:
    • New 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine (Ward’s 10 Best Engines) features 42 percent more horsepower, 13 percent more torque and at least 20 percent better fuel economy when compared to the previous 3.7-liter V-6 powertrain
    • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology and variable-valve timing (VVT) provides 395 horsepower, 407 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class fuel economy for V-8 trucks, beating competitive turbo V-6 engines
  • Class-exclusive eight-speed automatic transmission (TorqueFlite 8) standard equipment with 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, doubles the amount of gears compared to previously available four-speed automatic transmission to greatly improve fuel economy and contribute to best-in-class standard V-6 towing
  • New eight-speed also available with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8– the Company’s first application with a V-8 (TorqueFlite 8 late availability)
  • New TorqueFlite 8 operated by an innovative dash-mounted, rotary e-shift design
  • First-in-segment Fuel Saver Technology: eight-speed automatic transmission, stop-start, thermal management system, pulse-width modulation and active aerodynamics, including grille shutters and air suspension
  • 2013 Ram 1500 Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices average just over 1 percent higher than 2012 prices
  • Ram 1500 continues to be the best-value fullsize pickup in America with starting price of $23,585, including $995 destination charge
  • Class-exclusive air suspension enhances fuel economy, improves ride control and off-road capability along with improved entry/exit and loading, and features automatic load leveling
  • New exterior design cues including all-new grille/fascia, improved quad projection headlamps and LED front turn signals and taillamps
  • Best-in-class aerodynamics, coefficient of drag (Cd) at 0.360
  • New, upgraded interior features include: standard and premium multiview display, passive entry, Keyless Enter ’n Go, steering wheel and controls, wood accents, updated door panels, instrument panel, interior colors and premium materials
  • All-new, next-generation Uconnect Access debuts on the 2013 Ram 1500 with Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • Uconnect Access combines a new lineup of smart media centers with a powerful new wireless platform
  • With Uconnect Access, Ram 1500 owners will have alternative ways to access new connected services and applications via the vehicle’s 8.4-inch touchscreen display or the web
  • Next generation Uconnect system is designed to be forward-thinking, providing the freedom to upgrade to the latest features and services
  • Voice-recognition technology, steering wheel controls, touchscreen displays and traditional controls provide Ram 1500 customers with a variety of ways to interact with their mobile phones, music, navigation system and applications
  • Ram 1500 now available with a premium, customizable, full-color 7-inch multiview display
  • Addition of Powernet vehicle architecture system allows new content with improved data speeds
  • Chrysler Group offers Ram 1500 customers expanded SiriusXM Radio channel lineup, with exclusive programming including new SiriusXM Latino channels, an automotive industry first
  • Sprint selected as the strategic partner to bring wireless connectivity and service delivery to the vehicle
  • New remote central locking RamBox cargo management system and tailgate combined with door locks
  • New rain sensing wipers, SmartBeam headlamps, power folding mirrors and power sliding rear window with defrost
  • Best-in-class powertrain warranty – 5 years/100,000 miles

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include: the debut of the Fiat 500T at the Concorso Italiano in Monterey, California; Kelly Blue Book’s KBB.COM names 2012 Ram 1500 #1 Tailgating Car in its annual top ten list; Ram 1500 and Dodge Dart make Total Car Score’s top ten picks; the Chrysler 300 sedan outranks domestic competitors, coming in just under thyundai in Consumer Reports latest testing of large sedans; more than one million people turn out for the Woodward Dream Cruise and some 250 LX owners get together for fun, food and conversation during a pre-cruise night celebration at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum.

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include: the Chrysler brand forging a partnership to capture the hearts and minds of mothers everywhere; Ram goes “retro” in a series of new print advertisements; and it’s time for the annual Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit, arguably the largest one-day automotive event in the world.

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