Walter P. Chrysler left Buick to save the Maxwell Motor Company in 1920, and five years later, his name was on the building. By the 1950s, the company created an empire of far-flung brands in Europe, and in the 1970s it formed a fruitful captive import relationship with Mitsubishi. After a government bailout saved the company in the late 1970s, it introduced the first American minivan, the Caravan, which changed the suburban landscape almost immediately. A merger with Daimler didn’t last, but Chrysler now is one of the components of FCA – Fiat Chrysler Automotive, an Italian-American company with a broad portfolio. However, Chrysler itself only sells two nameplates: the aging 300 and the critically acclaimed Pacifica minivan.


2018 Chrysler 300
2018 Chrysler 300
MSRP:
$28,995
Engine:
3.6L V-6
MPG:
19 City / 30 HWY
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
MSRP:
$39,995
Engine:
V-6
MPG:
N/A
2018 Chrysler Pacifica
2018 Chrysler Pacifica
MSRP:
$26,995
Engine:
3.6L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 28 HWY
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
MSRP:
$41,995
Engine:
V-6
MPG:
N/A
2017 Chrysler 300C
2017 Chrysler 300C
MSRP:
$38,635
Engine:
3.6L V-6
MPG:
19 City / 30 HWY
2017 Chrysler Pacifica
2017 Chrysler Pacifica
MSRP:
$28,995
Engine:
3.6L V-6
MPG:
19 City / 28 HWY
FCA UConnect fiasco could set over-the-air updates back years

Industry slow to implement OTA, and a recent Uconnect snafu won’t help

Trucks, SUVs — and Camry — shine in mixed U.S. January vehicle sales

But incentive-heavy automakers "are now selling the deal instead of the vehicle. That's a tough spot to be in."

But incentive-heavy automakers "are now selling the deal instead of the vehicle. That's a tough spot to be in."
FCA close to paying off debt, outperforming Ford in earnings

Jeep and Ram are driving Marchionne's turnaround plan

"There's a very strong likelihood that we will outperform Ford in terms of operating earnings in 2018."
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Pentastar Power: A look inside the Detroit factory that pumps out FCA's potent V6

The mighty Mack powers Jeeps, Dodges, and Chryslers.

We tour Fiat Chrysler's prolific plant.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica First Drive
Chrysler invented the minivan 30 years ago. Now, it's poised to deliver a new people-mover, the Pacifica, that could set the stage for the next generation.
2015 Chrysler 300 First Drive [w/video]
We take the redesigned 2015 Chrysler 300 for a spin in and around Austin, Texas.
2015 Chrysler 200S AWD [UPDATE]
We wind out Chrysler's new 200 sedan, in V6 all-wheel trim, on a road trip across the Northeastern US.
FCA and ZF issue recall on nine-speed automatic transmission

The 9HP transmission can unexpectedly shift into neutral.

ZF's 9HP transmission can be found in a number of makes and models, though currently only FCA is issuing a recall.
FCA recalling 323,000 cars for wiring, software issues

Roughly 323,000 vehicles will be recalled for an insufficient crimp in a wire harness that could lead to a loss of power.
FCA recalls 1.1 million vehicles worldwide due to confusing shifter

The eight-speed automatic shifter always returns to middle position.

FCA says 41 injuries may have been caused by drivers exiting their running vehicles without selecting Park.