Is the 2018 Chrysler Aspen name of the new model, the American carmaker will offer its customers? On this question we can not answer with certainty. In any case, Chrysler will offer not one, but two models in the crossover SUV segment. Since he has already used the name Chrysler Aspen for its SUV model, there were rumors that the same name could carry one of these two new models.
New Chrysler SUV’s
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced plans for the future. This plan includes a range of new models, but also the elimination of the cessation of production of some of the current models. The list of new products will be found and two models of SUV crossover segment that will carry Chrysler badge.
The first of these two innovations will replace the Dodge Journey. This model gets the platform of the Jeep Cherokee K8 model. It is a version of the Cherokee models with an extended wheelbase and three rows of seats, which is designed for Chinese customers. These two models should have great similarities with that which would come with the Chrysler version of something ‘poorer’ equipment. As well as Chinese K8, and new Chrysler SUV and arrives in the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) release. As release date mentioned in 2018. Therefore, this model could be the 2019 MY.
Other crossover, signed as Chrysler, comes as a twin model of the new Chrysler Pacifica MPV model. About this model has less information than the one that will be based on the Jeep Cherokee K8 model. It is known only that its production should start as soon as the release of production capacity. The capacity will be available when the company decides to withdraw from the production of the Dodge Grand Caravan.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Vs Old Aspen
Chrysler has used the name Aspen for its full-size three-row SUV, which appeared in 2006. This model was based on the previous Dodge Durango SUV, and awarded him with the hybrid drive. It was also the first model with this powertrain, which is Chrysler launched on the market.
As we announced, the new Chrysler SUV, which is based on the K8 model gets a label PHEV and hybrid drive. This points to the possibility that this model takes the name Chrysler Aspen 2018. In contrast, there is the second announced Chrysler SUV, which is based on the new Pacifica MPV. Considering that the offer Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid version, this model could take the name of Aspen.
Design and Specs
According to rumors, but available, information from the company, 2018 Chrysler Aspen will be a full-size three-row SUV. Just like the old model. The vehicle will provide maximum comfort and convenience. As such, the new model could be the ideal choice of a large family. Of course, a certain feeling of luxury and high level of equipment are guaranteed. As direct competitors, this model is imposed Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder.
In addition to the new Aspen offer a version of the plug-in hybrid drive is expected version with standard engine. As an option, you impose a powerful and economical engines from Pentastar family. Among others, the 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 271 horsepower, and 3.6 L Pentastar V6 engine.
Either way, with these two new models, the Chrysler takes over the role, people mover’s, which has so far kept Dodge with some models.