Chrysler announced today that it is pricing its full-size 4x4 sport-utility vehicle (SUV) hybrid electric vehicles nearly $8,000 below the competition.
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the new 2009 Dodge Durango HEMI Hybrid is $45,340, including $800 for destination. The MSRP for the new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI Hybrid is $45,570, including $800 for destination. Additionally, customers are expected to receive an estimated tax credit of $1,800.
“The new 2009 Chrysler Aspen Hybrid and Dodge Durango Hybrid deliver fuel economy up to 20 miles per gallon—a 40 percent improvement in the city and 25 percent overall—best-in-class cargo room, and are priced nearly $8,000 below the competition,” said Deborah Meyer, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer – Chrysler LLC. “Offering the unique combination of value, fuel economy, performance and capability, Chrysler’s hybrid vehicles deliver exactly what SUV owners are demanding in today’s marketplace.”
The 2009 Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango HEMI Hybrid vehicles are Chrysler’s first entries in the hybrid market.
With the introduction of the new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid, Chrysler LLC delivers a hybrid-electric vehicles that combines fuel-efficient advanced-hybrid technology with full-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) performance and capability.
Chrysler is introducing hybrid versions of its big SUVs, the Dodge Durango and clone Chrysler Aspen. The vehicles will both use the 5.7 liter hemi V-8, but in conjunction with a two mode hybrid system which uses an electrically operated continuously variable transmission developed in a joint project with BMW and General Motors. The transmission has two electric motors, allowing the hybrid system to use either the electrical energy of those motors or the energy of the gasoline engine or (...) More
“The all-new Chrysler Group HEMI Hybrid will offer our customers the best of both worlds: renowned performance and significantly improved fuel economy,” said Frank Klegon, Executive Vice President – Product Devel opment, Chrysler Group. “With the new HEMI-powered Chrysler Aspen Hybrid, we are delivering the ultimate combination of fuel efficiency, overall performance and capability in a premium full-size SUV.” The new 5.7-liter HEMI Hybrid is expected to deliver an overall fuel economy (...) More
Compared to large SUVs, the all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen is more fuel-efficient and maneuverable. Compared to full-size SUVs, Chrysler Aspen features more interior passenger space and cargo room, coupled with unmatched towing and hauling capability.
Arriving at dealerships later this month, the all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen will be the industry’s first full-size SUV to offer standard Trailer Sway Control technology. The technology improves trailer stability and increases towing safety. “Boasting unsurpassed capability, Chrysler Aspen will give customers more peace of mind in towing conditions with segment exclusive Trailer Sway Control, ” said Mike Donoughe, Vice President – Body-on-frame Product Team, Chrysler Group. “Chrysler Aspen is (...) More
On the heels of award-winning new products and record sales, two additional all-new vehicles are about to arrive in Chrysler showrooms. Today, Chrysler announced pricing for the 2007 Chrysler Sebring and Chrysler Aspen. Chrysler Sebring With a starting MSRP of $18,995 (including a $675 destination charge), the Chrysler Sebring sedan features a fuel-efficient 2.4-liter World Engine that produces 173 horsepower (129kW) and 166 lb.-ft. (225 N-m) of torque coupled with a four-speed automatic (...) More