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2011 Chrysler 200 Review – Boise

The Fiat/Chrysler design and engineering teams have created a new midsize car called the Chrysler 200 as the replacement for the outgoing Chrysler Sebring. As its name signifies, the Chrysler 200 falls just under the larger Chrysler 300 in size and price, as Chrysler renews its entire product line in order to be more competitive […]

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2011 Chrysler Town & Country Review – Boise

The 2011 Chrysler Town & Country features revised styling, a new engine, an upgraded suspension, and a reworked interior. This represents an extensive mid-cycle update for the 2011 models, improving them substantially over previous models. The 2011 Town & Country lineup offers just one engine, replacing three different V6s offered for 2010. The new engine […]

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2011 Dodge Avenger Review – Boise

Since its brush with bankruptcy in 2009, Chrysler has been scrambling to get back in the game, and its 2011 models do just that (especially the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee and Compass, and Dodge Durango). The new Dodge Avenger isn’t a total redesign, but it’s a big improvement over the previous Avenger so now it’s […]

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2011 Dodge Challenger Review – Boise

The Dodge Challenger brings muscle car performance and styling to everyday driving. The Challenger harkens back to 1970 and the current generation, launched as a 2008 model, amuses and delights us. For 2011, there are significant changes to engines and suspensions as well as changes to the interior. The 2011 Challenger SE boasts substantially more […]

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2010 Chrysler 300 Review – Boise

The Chrysler 300 is one of the last of the big, powerful, rear-wheel-drive American four-door sedans, a car for the open road and a long highway. It has great styling, impressive handling and, with the available Hemi V8 of 360 horsepower, pavement-eating performance. It’s smooth, luxurious, quiet, comfortable, and everything a top-end American four-door sedan […]

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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Review – Boise

Dodge Grand Caravan has been substantially revised for the 2011 model year, and we think the changes elevate this minivan on the consideration scale. The Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country offer class-leading interior convenience. The 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan benefits from an extensive midcycle update. Changes for 2011 include revised styling, a […]

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2011 Dodge Journey Review – Boise

The 2011 Dodge Journey benefits from significant upgrades. The Journey is a midsize sport-utility that offers the smoother ride and better fuel economy of a car with the cargo space and roominess of an SUV. It seats five or seven, depending on model. The 2011 Dodge Journey features a new V6 engine, a much more […]

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2011 Dodge Ram Review – Boise

Bold and brash, the Ram is Chrysler’s entry in the traditional full-size pickup market. The 2011 Ram is available in Regular Cab, Quad Cab (a long extended cab with forward-hinged doors), and full four-door Crew Cab versions. (No longer a Dodge, the Ram is now its own brand.) The Ram 1500 offers a choice of […]

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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review – Boise

Everything about the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is new and excellent, including a lowered price. There’s a new DOHC V6 that’s smooth and powerful, making 290 horsepower and getting 16-23 mpg. There’s a new super-stiff chassis with well-tuned independent front and rear suspensions that provide a comfortable ride on any surface, with solid and secure […]

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2011 Jeep Patriot Review – Boise

The Jeep Patriot is unmistakably from the Jeep garage, with its squared-off lines, seven-slot grille, and round headlights. The Patriot and its sibling, the Jeep Compass, are based on a car platform, but still deliver moderate off-road ability. For 2011, Jeep Patriot has been significantly updated. The 2011 Patriot features fresh styling, upgraded suspension and […]

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