Tests and Features

Previews2018 Chrysler 300 Preview
Chrysler’s large sedan has entered its 14th year of production in 2018 without a major redesign. That’s an eternity in the automotive industry, in which new models are introduced in rapid succession. And yet, the 300 soldiers on thanks to numerous improvements brought on over the years, including a partially …
Test Drives2017 Chrysler Pacifica: the New Standard in Family Hauling4.5/5
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the sixth generation of the company’s original minivan that pioneered the entire segment when it was released back in 1983. Announced during the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles surprised many by also announcing that the Pacifica would replace both the Chrysler Town & …
First Drives2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: For the Treehugging Family4.5/5
SANTA MONICA, California – After creating the modern-day minivan more than 30 years ago, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has taken the concept to the next step with the new Pacifica Hybrid, which has the ability fulfill the transportation needs of an active family without consuming a drop of fuel, and that …
Spotlight on2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: We’re Driving it This Weekend
When Fiat Chrysler Automobile unveiled its all-new Pacifica minivan last January, the manufacturer announced that a plug-in hybrid version will also be introduced, a first in its segment. As we all know, it’s an unloved market segment, since consumers prefer sticking to fashionable SUVs than the “Soccer Mom” demeanour of …
Test Drives2016 Chrysler 300S: Stuck in a Time Warp3.5/5
While the small remaining number of full-size sedans keep getting younger and more sophisticated, FCA’s Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 carry on year after year with continuous improvements. But no major redesign since they arrived on the market in 2004. Is that such a bad thing? Well, no, although it …
First Drives2017 Chrysler Pacifica: When Luxury Meets Family4.0/5
The minivan segment has lost a good deal of momentum over these last few years, to the point that several manufacturers – including Ford and GM – have thrown in the towel, preferring instead to invest in the SUVs. In spite of it all, FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) and their …
Test Drives2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum: The Likeable Dinosaur4.0/5
Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures that still capture the imagination. They must have been a beautiful sight to see when they were at their pinnacle. Their sheer size and razor-sharp teeth impress children, and people everywhere marvel at their past grandeur, though few can claim to have seen them alive. By …
Special EventsSideways In The Snow At Chrysler's Winter Driving Program
Usually when one ends up sideways while driving in snowy conditions it's cause for alarm, rather than celebration, but then again most people aren't experiencing their tail-out scenario within the safe confines of ICAR's race course. Located just northwest of Montreal, the full-service high performance driving facility was hosting Chrysler's …
Blog2014 Best Buys: Minivans
Loathed by some, loved by others, minivans simply aren’t as popular as they once were. And yet, what could be more versatile than a minivan? Fortunately, some manufacturers continue to make them. And good ones, too. Like the 2014 Honda Odyssey , whose ride is almost sporty. It offers an …
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