Dodge Earns Spot in Top 10 of JD Power Study
Dodge earned its highest ranking in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM with an eighth place finish. With an 8 percent increase over last year’s study (a jump of 11 spots), the Dodge Challenger taking the lead in the midsize sporty car segment, and the Dodge Grand Caravan earning a top spot, Dodge has plenty to brag about.
“Dodge continues its leadership position among midsize sporty cars and minivans by taking first and second place with the Challenger and Grand Caravan, respectively,” said Mark Champine, head of Quality – FCA North America.
The 2019 Dodge Challenger is available at six trim levels – SXT, GT, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. The Challenger boasts impressive performance with its powertrain options. The standard 3.6-liter V6 paired to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission shakes the ground with 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. The 5.7-liter V8 HEMI is rated at 375 horsepower while the 392 V8 SRT HEMI generates 485 horsepower. Serious power comes from the 6.2-liter Supercharged HEMI V8 SRT that’s rated at 717 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. But, nothing can beat the 6.2-liter V8 Supercharged HO engine in the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, which is rated at 797 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque.
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The well-appointed 2019 Dodge Caravan boasts a storage system that bests its competitors and an available Single DVD Entertainment System to help keep passengers entertained. Plus, the 2019 Caravan is an unexpected workhorse — when properly equipped, the family-friendly minivan can tow a maximum 2,000 pounds.
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