Best Buys:2016 Durango;Renegade;Ram - Dodge Nitro Forum
Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News Find out the latest scoop here!

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 11-11-2015, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
Super Moderator
 
rickaren's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 22,860
Garage
Best Buys:2016 Durango;Renegade;Ram

Dodge Durango, Jeep® Renegade and Ram 1500 Named 2016 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buys

2016 Jeep® Renegade captures Subcompact SUV Best Buy award for first time
2016 Dodge Durango continues as Large SUV Best Buy for fourth consecutive year
2016 Ram 1500 named Large Pickup Truck Best Buy every year since 2009 model year


November 11, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -

The automotive editors at Consumer Guide® awarded three FCA U.S. vehicles the 2016 Best Buy distinction.

Dodge Durango earns the Best Buy Award in the Large SUV segment for the fourth consecutive year, the Jeep® Renegade secures the Best Buy Award among Subcompact SUVs and Ram 1500 captures the Best Buy Award for Large Pickup Trucks for the eighth straight year.


“We are pleased to recognize FCA’s enduring success in the Large SUV and Large Pickup Truck classes,” said Tom Appel, Publisher of Consumer Guide Automotive. “We are equally pleased to award the newest Jeep crossover Best Buy status for 2016.”

Consumer Guide Automotive editors thoroughly evaluate more than 150 new cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs sold in America and select the top ones in each class as Best Buys.

Consumer Guide Automotive editors analyze, compare and evaluate numerous vehicles by extensively testing all major models available in the United States. According to Consumer Guide Automotive, a vehicle does not become a Best Buy based solely on objective ratings; Best Buys also distinguish themselves as good values compared to other vehicles in their class. For more information on the Consumer Guide Automotive 2016 Best Buys, visit consumerguide.com.

About the 2016 Dodge Durango


The 2016 Dodge Durango’s combination of uncompromised utility, advanced technology, class-leading towing (7,400 lbs. with the HEMI® V-8) and driving range, confident driving dynamics and aggressive styling make it the three-row Dodge Charger of the SUV segment. For the 2016 model year, the Durango features Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology, an emission-lowering and fuel-saving feature that is standard on models powered by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine.

The lineup is also introducing new exterior appearance packages, new upgrades to its class-exclusive Uconnect system, new standard wheels on each model, new Radar Red interior color choice on the R/T model, available Beats Premium Audio System and four all-new paint colors: Velvet Red, Light Brownstone, Luxury Brown and Ivory Pearl Tri-Coat. All Dodge Durango models now offer Sport mode capability, which drivers can select for a more responsive driving experience.

2016 Dodge Durango vehicles are available with an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen radio. Uconnect is introducing new features that include the all-new Drag and Drop menu bar, Siri Eyes Free, Do Not Disturb and SiriusXM Tune Start, a feature that starts songs from the beginning when switching between pre-set satellite radio channels. Additionally, Durango offers consumers more than 60 available safety and security features, including standard all-speed traction control and electronic stability control (ESC), which improve overall vehicle handling and performance both on- and off-road.

About the 2016 Jeep Renegade


The 2016 Jeep Renegade delivers a unique combination of best-in-class, off-road capability, open-air freedom and convenience, a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission that contributes to outstanding on-road and off-road driving dynamics, two fuel-efficient engines, world-class refinement and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.

For 2016, the Jeep Renegade’s offerings have expanded with the addition of several features, including the availability of BeatsAudio. The Renegade’s optional Beats premium audio system includes nine speakers with a 6.5-inch subwoofer and 506-watt amplifier for studio-quality sound.

About the 2016 Ram 1500


Ram Truck offers the best value in half-ton trucks with a starting price of $24,970, plus $1,195 destination, and includes a standard 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine. The exclusive 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission offers the highest available fuel economy in a pickup at 29 mpg.

The 2016 Ram 1500 capitalizes on a truckload of exclusive, pioneering, fuel-saving systems, including an eight-speed automatic transmission, thermal management system, pulse-width modulation (PWM) and active aerodynamics with grille shutters and air suspension.

About Consumer Guide Automotive

Since 1967, Consumer Guide has published authoritative, objective reviews of new and used cars and trucks. Its staff of full-time automotive editors boasts more than 100 years of combined automotive experience. Consumer Guide’s singular focus is to make car shopping easier for consumers. Consumer Guide editors provide professional, unbiased evaluations of nearly 1,500 new and used vehicles, as well as expert shopping advice and insightful automotive editorials. Consumer Guide is based in Lincolnwood, IL. It is published by Publications International, Ltd.

Rick

Nitro Year: 2007 (1 of 91,815 sold in 07)
Nitro Model: R/T 4X4 Stone White
CAT-BACK Exhaust, CAI, Projector Head Lamps
Fully-Equipped w/all factory options
rickaren is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Dodge Nitro Forum > Dodge Nitro News & Polls > Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Dodge Nitro Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2016 ram 1500 rickaren Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News 24 10-29-2016 03:58 AM
2016 Dodge Durango rickaren Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News 8 09-11-2016 11:14 PM
2016 Jeep Renegade lives up to its Name rickaren Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News 23 06-19-2016 01:49 PM
Consumers Digest "Best Buys" for 2016 rickaren Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News 0 11-02-2015 11:19 AM
Five FCA Canada Vehicles Named Best Buys for 2016 rickaren Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep News 0 08-27-2015 06:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome