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Dodge Challenger Leads in Initial Quality 

The Chrysler’s new 2015 300 ranks highest among Large Cars in J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS). Owners placed the Dodge Challenger at the top of the Midsize Sporty Car segment in initial quality.

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The Chrysler’s new 2015 300 ranks highest among Large Cars in J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS).

For a second consecutive year and for the third time in five years, surveyed owners placed the Dodge Challenger at the top of the Midsize Sporty Car segment in initial quality.

IQS is based on responses from more than 84,000 owners of new 2015 model year vehicles during the first 90 days of ownership.

The study asks customers to identify issues with their vehicle’s design, as well as defects.

The Chrysler 300 was updated for the 2015 model year and previously ranked among the top three vehicles in the Large Car segment in 2012 and 2013.

The Dodge Challenger was totally updated for the 2015 model year with a new standard eight-speed transmission, all-new interior, exterior updates and new safety technologies.

It previously achieved the highest IQS ranking among Midsize Sporty Cars in 2011 and 2014, as well as being named a segment leader in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.

The 2015 Ram 1500 and Chrysler Town & Country also performed well in the IQS study, ranking second in the Large Light Duty Pickup and Minivan segments, respectively. The Town & Country previously achieved the highest IQS ranking among minivans in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

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