Dodge Dart, Avenger, and Chrysler 200 Earn IIHS’s Top Safety Pick

Chrysler 200

Three vehicles from the Chrysler Group have made it to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s list of Top Safety Picks: the Dodge Dart, Dodge Avenger, and Chrysler 200.

This marks the sixth time that the IIHS has recognized the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200, which both offer all of their available safety features as standard equipment. While the Dodge Dart can’t make the same claim, as it’s still a relatively new entry to the market, it has still managed to make the list every year it’s been on the market—and if you don’t put much stock in the IIHS’s testing, it also got a 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to boot.

To earn a Top Safety Pick badge, all three vehicles had to achieve the best possible rating of “good” in the moderate-overlap frontal crash test, the side impact test, the roof strength test, and the whiplash test. They also had to earn at least “acceptable” ratings in the new small-overlap front crash test.

Come find the Dart, Avenger, and 200 at Rochester Hills Chrysler.

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2012 Dodge Charger SRT-8 Names a Best Get Away Performance Vehicle

Recently, cars.com came out with a list covering what they believe to be the 10 best Heist Cars. They believe that this list is composed of the top ten cars someone would want if they were planning a heist. Many of these cars made the list due to power, handling and speed. Topping the list at number two was the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT-8 model.

Dodge Charger

2012 Dodge Charger

It is no surprise to many that the Dodge Charger SRT-8 is named a top heist car. Intimidating other with aggressive looks and a powerful sounding engine, this is one high-performance car you don’t want to mess with. One of the best features of the Charger is the great balance, suspension, comfort, handling and ability to control.

Why the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT-8 is a top heist vehicle:

• Can outrun any standard-issue police car

• 6.4L V8 engine producing 470 lbs.-ft. of torque and 470 horsepower

• Reaching top speeds of 175 MPH

• Aggressive and bold styling with upgraded breaks

• Easy to use 8.4-inch touch screen interface

• Lots of trunk space

As long as the pursuing agency chasing you does not have Dodge Charger, then there seems to be no better heist option. In reality, most people never plan a heist, bust still want a fun, exciting, powerful and reliable performance vehicle they can count on. Here at Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Dealership in Rochester Hills, MI, we have many performance vehicles for different needs. Keeping stocked with new and used Dodge Chargers, Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep is sure to have one you will like. Stop in now or call (888)435-3039 to test drive one today.

Chrysler and Dodge Rank as Best Family Oriented Sports Cars

300 SRT8

2013 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Don’t want to ditch your exciting, fun to drive and stylish car for the typical “family car”? Just because you have started a family, it does not mean you have to give up driving a breathtaking car. Recently, Automoblie Magazine compiled a list of the 10 Best Sports-Oriented Family Cars. These cars still have the muscle and performance you expect from your sports car, but also the practicality, versatility and safety for a family. Ranking number three on the list is a tie between the Chrysler 300 SRT8 and the Dodge Charger SRT8.
Both the 300 SRT8 and the Charger SRT8 sedans made the list for the ability to offer an American muscle car practical for the entire family. A few perks found in each include:
• Different powerplant options including a 6.4L Hemi V8 engine producing 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft. of torque
• 106.3 cubic feet of passenger space and 16.3 cubic feet of trunk space
• 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds
• Comfortable luxury seating, premium finishes and acoustic properties
• Redesigned classic exterior styling details combined with “racetrack” LED-accented headlamps
• Latest technologies to stay connected and safe
• Handsome interior details that boldly define each sedan
While these sports sedans may not be the typical sports car you imagine, they will adapt to both of your youthful and head of the household needs. The Chrysler 300 SRT8 and Dodge Charger SRT8 have power, sporty styling, lots of space, safety and sophistication all wrapped up in one for an attractive family vehicle. To find out more or test drive one of these Sports-Oriented Family Cars, visit Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge near Auborn Hills and Lake Orion, MI.