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Four FCA US Vehicles Earn Inaugural "Best Used Car" Award from CarGurus


AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Dodge Charger (2011 – 2017) earns "Best Used Car" award in Mid-size Sedan category
  • Dodge Dart (2013 – 2016) named winner of Compact Sedans/Hatchback category
  • Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2016) earns top honors in Small Crossovers/SUV category
  • Ram 1500 (2011 – 2017) takes first place in Full-size Trucks category

CarGurus, a leading car shopping and research site, has named four FCA US LLC vehicles as being the "Best Used Car" in their respective segments. Out of the seven categories that were defined, four FCA US vehicles took top honors, including Ram 1500 among Full-size Trucks, while three FCA US vehicles claimed second or third place finish in their respective segments. 

"We are very impressed by FCA, which collected first place in four categories and a total of seven CarGurus Best Used Car awards," said Amy Mueller, VP of Communications for CarGurus. "It's clear these award-winning models deliver more than just great long-term value to owners, but also tremendous enjoyment to a wide variety of drivers."

The Dodge Charger (2011 – 2017 model years, Mid-size Sedans category), Dodge Dart (2013 – 2016, Compact Sedans/Hatchback), Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2016, Small Crossovers/SUVs), and Ram 1500 (2011 – 2017, Full-size Trucks) are 2017 "Best Used Car" award recipients. 

Other FCA US vehicles that earned a "Best Used Car" award from CarGurus include:

  • Jeep Wrangler 4-door (2007 – 2017) with a second place finish in the Mid-size Crossover/SUV category
  • Chrysler 200 (2010 – 2014) earned third place among Mid-size Sedans
  • Dodge Durango (2011 – 2016) took third place in the Full-size Crossover/SUV category

To be eligible for an award, nominees had to originally be available in the United States, and entire vehicle generations were taken into consideration. CarGurus selected "Best Used Car" award winners by evaluating nominees based on the site's user reviews, test drive reviews and projected 12-year depreciation. The vehicle with the highest overall score is named the winner of its respective category.

About CarGurus
Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert, co-founder of TripAdvisor, CarGurus is a leading online automotive shopping platform, focused on bringing transparency and efficiency to the car research and shopping experience. The site uses technology and market data analysis to help shoppers search more than 5 million car listings and quickly identify great deals from top-rated dealers in their local area. Today, the site serves 23 million unique monthly users and more than 21,000 car dealerships. CarGurus also has sites in the U.K. and Canada.

FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes Alfa Romeo vehicles and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FCAU" and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol "FCA."

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