50,000 Chrysler Pacificas Recalled for Seatbelts Unlatching During “Extreme Handling”

When we first heard reports that FCA is recalling some 50,000 2017 and 2018 Chrysler Pacificas for a problem revealed during sporty driving, we wondered what kind of people were throwing the minivans around with abandon, considering that it’s typically seen as a mild-mannered family hauler. Turns out, the recall stems from FCA’s own testing. […]

To Hell with That: Fiat Chrysler Denies Chrysler 300 Hellcat Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ plans to move the next-generation Chrysler 300 sedan to the Alfa Romeo Giulia platform have reportedly been scrapped. However, rumor is that the Chrysler flagship may add a more fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine to the lineup and that, on the other end of the scale, the 707-hp supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 from the Dodge Challenger and […]

2018 Chrysler Pacifica in Depth: Flurry of Updates, Top of the Class

Better than the average crossover in a number of measurable ways—cargo capacity, passenger space, fuel economy, the list goes on—the minivan is a staple of American culture. And no minivan does it better than the Chrysler Pacifica. It has aced many of our tests, is competitive with its rivals in the rest, and, thanks to […]

2017 Chrysler 300 in Depth: Big, Brassy, Old School

Chrysler long ago posited that a full-size near-luxury car needn’t blend into the background, so it designed its flagship sedan, the 300, to stand out in a crowd. The 300 is particularly handsome in its sporty S trim, with meaty 20-inch wheels, smoke-tinted headlamps, and a menacing black-mesh grille, but even the luxury-oriented C trim […]

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Announces Another Big Autonomous Partnership

Whichever company winds up owning Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will likely inherit the underpinnings for a self-driving future. One day after reports circulated that the perennially for-sale automaker was shopping itself to a Chinese company, FCA said Wednesday it will join a major alliance working to develop an autonomous-driving platform that could be used across the […]

2017 Chrysler 300S V-6 RWD Tested: Semi-Sporty

Sixty-two years ago, Chrysler kicked off its now famous 300 model line with the introduction of the C-300 coupe. Armed with a 300-hp 5.4-liter V-8 engine, the C-300 became an instant NASCAR icon. By the close of the 1955 NASCAR season, the C-300 had taken home 23 checkered flags—13 more than second-best finisher Oldsmobile. READ […]

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 805,000 Cars for Stalling, Fires, and Defective Airbags

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 805,694 cars in the U.S. for cars that can stall, set off airbags without warning, and catch on fire, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain 2011–2014 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger, Challenger, and Durango models, plus the 2012–2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, have faulty diodes within their alternators that […]

2017 Chrysler Pacifica in Depth: The Company That Invented the Minivan Holds Its Ground

If you’ve found yourself in a family way, there are few vehicles as ingeniously helpful to parents as a minivan. Sure, they’ve lost some luster since buyers started rebelling and escaping to crossovers, but the stylish Chrysler Pacifica goes a long way toward dispelling the van’s stodgy image. Innovative disappearing seats, class-leading infotainment, and an […]