Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram: Awards & Accolades

April 11th 2019


 April 11, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Autotrader editors announced today the 2019 Ram 1500 has earned their coveted Best New Cars for 2019 Award. 

"Simply put, the 2019 Ram 1500 is on our list of Best New Cars this year because it's the best full-size truck you can get," said Brian Moody, executive editor for Autotrader. "The ride and handling are the best we've ever experienced in a full-size truck, the cab is comfortable and full of useful tech, and yet, the Ram still does all the tough truck stuff everyone expects. We also like Ram's eTorque system that adds useable torque at low speed and functions like a mild hybrid. Sales numbers don't lie, the Ram is on the way up and this 2019 version is the best it's ever been....Read More 

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 March 26, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Fast Lane Truck (TFLtruck) has awarded the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 with a Gold Hitch award in the light-duty segment. The 5.7-liter HEMI®-powered Ram 1500 with eTorque mild hybrid technology bested competitors for outstanding pulling power, braking, fuel economy, comfort and handling under extreme towing conditions.

"The 2019 Ram 1500 and its 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 eTorque system came out on top when compared to the competition on TFLtruck's 'Ike Gauntlet' - world's toughest towing test," said Andre Smirnov, managing editor at TFLtruck.com. "All trucks pulled 9,100 pounds...Read More


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  • 797-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the performance halo for the Dodge//SRT brand and the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car
  • As the most awarded truck in America, the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is a no-compromise truck, leading in luxury, efficiency, capability and innovation
 
February 7, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - MotorWeek, television's original automotive magazine series, today announced the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye and all-new 2019 Ram 1500 are winners of the Drivers' Choice awards for "Best Performance Car" and "Best Pickup Truck."
 
Dodge//SRT launched its most powerful Challenger SRT Hellcat lineup ever in 2019, led by the new 797-horsepower ...Read More



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  • For a fifth consecutive year, 2019 Jeep® Wrangler earns 5-Year Cost to Own Award - First year in Off-Road SUV/Crossover category
  • 2019 Fiat 124 Spider earns first 5-Year Cost to Own Award in Sports Car category in first year of eligibility
  • Awards honor vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs for the first five years of ownership

February 6, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2019 Jeep® Wrangler and 2019 Fiat 124 Spider have been named winners of Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com 5-Year Cost to Own awards.

For the fifth consecutive year, the Jeep Wrangler took home a 5-Year Cost to Own award. This year is its first in the "Off-Road SUV/Crossover" category, while the Fiat 124 Spider earned its first 5-Year Cost to Own award in the "Sports Car" category in its first year of eligibility...Read More


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  • Autotrader's editors name 10 Best Certified Pre-owned (CPO) Cars for 2019 and 10 Best CPO Luxury Cars for 2019
  • Jeep® Wrangler (2013-2017) and Ram 1500 (2015-2018) selected to Autotrader's 10 Best CPO Cars for 2019
  • Chrysler Pacifica (2017-2018) selected to the publication's 10 Best Luxury CPO Cars for 201
  • Pricing capped for 10 Must-shop CPO Cars at $40,000 and $65,000 for 10 Must-Shop CPO Luxury Cars

February 6, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Three FCA US vehicles have been named by Autotrader as among the best certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles for consumers.

Both the Jeep® Wrangler (2013-2017) and Ram 1500 (2015-2018) were selected to Autotrader's 10 Best CPO Cars for 2019 while the Chrysler Pacifica (2017-2018) was named to the publication's 10 Best Luxury CPO Cars for 2019.

"As more features are added to today's vehicles, new-car prices...Read More


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January 31, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Cars.com editors announced today the 2019 Ram 1500 is their choice for Best Pickup Truck of the Year. 

According to Cars.com/PickupTrucks.com editors, "From the beginning, we knew this new Ram 1500 was going to be good, with its stronger frame, higher payload and towing numbers, quieter interior, hybrid engine technology and stunning 12-inch touchscreen display, but we didn't know how good until we actually got behind the wheel and put it through its paces. There's plenty of drama here with a cleaner outside look and one of the most luxurious interiors...Read More


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Chrysler Pacifica Named 'Family Car of the Year' by Cars.com for the Second Consecutive Year
  • In its 2017 model-year introduction, the Chrysler Pacifica was the first minivan to win Cars.com's 'Best of' Award - the top honor awarded to all-new or fully redesigned vehicles
  • Chrysler Pacifica follows up on the top honor, winning Cars.com 'Family Car of the Year' for the second year in a row
  • Cars.com honors vehicles that excel in three key criteria: quality, innovation and value
  • The most awarded minivan of 2016, 2017 and 2018, the Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling
 

January 24, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Cars.com editors announced today that the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is once again its 'Family Car of the Year.' 
 
This is the second year in a row that the Chrysler Pacifica has earned the 'Family Car of the Year' title, building on its 2017 model-year introduction win of Cars.com's Cars.com's 'Best of' Award. Pacifica was the first minivan to win Cars.com's 'Best of' top honor, which is awarded to an all-new or fully redesigned vehicle...Read More


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  • The most capable and recognized vehicle in the world - the Jeep® Wrangler - earns two 2019 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Awards: Top 10, Off-Road SUV/Crossover segment
  • America's only four-door muscle car - the 2019 Dodge Charger - wins the Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award in the Full-size Car segment
  • Awards honor vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs for the first five years of ownership

January 23, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Kelley Blue Book has named the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler and the 2019 Dodge Charger winners of its Best Resale Value Awards.

Jeep Wrangler has been named Best Resale Value in its class and ranked on the Top 10 list. The Dodge Charger also earned a Best Resale Value Award in the Full-Size Car category.

"Wrangler has been a perennial winner in Kelley Blue Book's annual Best Resale Value Awards. Wrangler is the top dog in the newly created Off-Road SUV/Crossover category and has managed to maintain very high 60-month residual values...Read More


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  • The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica wins the Van category for the third consecutive year
  • The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 wins the Full-Size Pickup category
  • Car and Driver evaluates each contender against its peers using a 100-point scale, basing each score on how well it meets its intended purpose, how good a value it is and how compelling it is to operate
 January 16, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Experts at Car and Driver have named the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica and the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 to their "10Best Trucks and SUVs" list as the winners in the Van category and the Full-Size Pickup truck category, respectively.
 
Car and Driver evaluates each contender against its peers using a 100-point scale, basing each score on how well it meets its intended purpose, how good a value it is and how compelling...Read More 


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January 14, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The all-new Ram 1500 has been named 2019 North American Truck of the Year by a panel of automotive experts. The award is unique and considered by many to be one of the world's most prestigious based on its diverse mix of 60 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada who serve as the voting jurors.

The winners were announced at a news conference today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
 
"The Ram 1500 is an important product for FCA...Read More


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