Chrysler Considers Adding Crossover Model to Future Lineup
Crossovers are the new black in the automotive industry. Almost every carmaker is rushing to beef their lineup with crossovers in a variety of sizes. In fact, Mitsubishi has even decided to offer only crossovers to their customers. So it really shouldn’t come as a surprise that Chrysler is considering adding some crossovers to its lineup, too.
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According to Allpar magazine, the American carmaker is looking to shake up its model lineup, expanding it to include a crossover vehicle. This crossover will come in place of the Chrysler 100, which was supposed to come to dealerships next year. The Chrysler 100 was a small compact sedan set to compete with the likes of the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze, and Ford Focus.
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Now, in place of the Chrysler 100, the carmaker will supposedly offer a large seven-seat crossover, which will arrive in 2017. This crossover will be a 2018 model. There are very few details out there about this new crossover, but it’s likely it will use the same platform as the 2016 Chrysler Town & Country, which means it will offer consumers front-wheel-drive and a V6 engine. In terms of size, rumors say the Chrysler crossover will be bigger than the Dodge Durango.
News Source: Allpar