The 2015 Dodge Viper will have more horsepower, improved fuel economy and, perhaps best of all, a new starting price of $84,995, excluding destination charges and gas guzzler tax. The new sticker is $15,000 less than the 2014 model and is about the same as the original 1992 price of $50,700, adjusted for inflation.
The new Viper has 645 horsepower and gets up to 20 miles per gallon. Deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2015.
In addition to lower pricing on the 2015 Viper, prices on all Vipers in dealer inventory have been discounted by…
The Dodge Dart (which starts at $17,490, including destination) has been touched up for 2015. The car topped its segment in the 2014 Strategic Vision Total Quality Index.
The 2.4 liter engine used on most models is now available in Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) form in 14 states. SE buyers who opt for the Convenience Group (air conditioning, Bluetooth, cruise control, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, mirror with microphone, underbody aero treatment, remote USB, remote keyless entry, body color door handles, panic alarm, and active grille shutters) starts at $18,265, including destination ? a $620 drop from 2014…
The 2015 Nissan Versa Note five-door hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market and is affordable at the gas pump, too.
Starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge, for a base, front-wheel drive, 2015 Versa Note with five-speed manual transmission: just $14,990. This makes it one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market.
A 2015 Versa Note with continuously variable transmission (CVT) that a driver operates like an automatic is $16,240. But even at that price, you could buy two Versa Notes for the price of an…
After one hundred years, the Dodge brand has issued a definitive vision
of its future, and it's about as far from its origins as it can be.
recent press release stated, "With the purification of the brand and
consolidation with SRT, Dodge is getting back to its performance roots
with every single model it offers."
When Dodge gained its
"performance roots" is a matter of opinion; the early Dodges were slow,
even by the standards of the day, but sturdy and relatively safe. The
first "fast" Dodges came with the Hemi engines, but they were kept below
For the second straight year, Chrysler Town & Country ranks ?Highest Ranked Minivan in Initial Quality? in the annual J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM.*
The J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM is based on responses from more than 86,000 owners of new 2014 model-year vehicles after 90 days of ownership. The study asks customers to identify issues with vehicle design as well as defects experienced.
?This is the second time in a row Chrysler Town & Country leads the minivan segment in this quality study,? said Doug Betts, Senior Vice President ? Quality, Chrysler…
We?ve known all along that the All-New 2015 Chrysler 200 is a great vehicle. Now we have the independent ratings to prove that it?s among the safest on the road.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the All-New 2015 Chrysler 200 a 2014 Top Safety Pick+, its highest rating. ?The 200 aced the challenging small overlap front test with a good rating in every measurement category,? said IIHS President Adrian Lund. ?Chrysler should also be commended for offering forward collision warning with autonomous braking on this mainstream midsize car. Our research shows that these systems…
Chrysler Group is offering fuel-saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology as standard equipment on certain models of the award-winning 2015 Jeep Cherokee mid-size SUV and all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan.
Jeep Cherokee customers who choose the available 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6, and Chrysler 200 customers who opt for the 2.4-liter Tigershark I-4, and will experience estimated fuel-economy improvements of up to three percent, compared with the conventional vehicle-engine pairings.
?We?re taking highly efficient engines and upping the ante to further benefit our customers,? said Mike Duhaime, Global Director-Electrified Powertrain Propulsion Systems. ?ESS leverages intricate control strategies to deliver…
Ford threw down the gauntlet last year with the revelation that its 2015 Super Duty pickups would produce 440 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque, yet we knew it wouldn?t be long before one of the other domestic brands launched a volley of its own in the heavy-duty pickup war.
It turns out the honor goes to Ram, as it?s shouting from the mountaintop?a mountaintop that one of its trucks tugged into an aesthetically pleasing position, natch?that the turbo-diesel Cummins inline-six will pack 865 lb-ft of torque for 2015. Yes, that?s a full 5 lb-ft…
The Dodge Caravan will remain the most affordable three-row minivan in America for 2015, with a starting price of $21,890 (including destination charge). That?s for the American Value Package, a setup derived from the popular Canadian Value Package.
The ?normal base? SE starts at around $3,000 more, with the well-equipped SXT coming in at $27,990. The sport Dodge Caravan R/T, set up for better cornering and a snazzier look, tops the charts at $30,990.
The Grand Caravan is both the best selling minivan in America so far this year, and the fastest-growing, with sales…
For 2015, Chrysler will add new minivans to both the top and the bottom of the price charts.
A new Limited Platinum actually lowers the top starting price of Chrysler minivans to $40,990, including destination. It includes everything in the 2014 Chrysler Town & Country Limited, but adds a power folding third row seat and the power sunroof ? at less than the price of the 2014 Limited.
At the bottom end, the LX (late availability) will match the Caravan R/T?s starting price of $30,990. The Touring, S, and Touring-L continue essentially unchanged, at $31,760, $33,990…