Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Impress in Texas

The  impressive all-new Chrysler 300 was recently bestowed the title of "Car of Texas" from the 2015 Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). Chrysler took home the "Car of Texas" and "Mid-size Car of Texas" awards.  This is just one of the many awards that the Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep lineup took home, having received. and it added to the list of honors that FCA US took home during this year's awards.  Additionally honors given to this lineup include Full-size Sedan, Performance Coupe, and  Best New Features for the Dodge brand. The  Jeep brand also won the award for Performance Utility of Texas.

TAWA gathers every spring to test and vote for the best vehicles on the market. In order to choose the winners, TAWA comprised a voting jury of 52 journalists. The competition between vehicles was close, and there were 54 cars up for a series of awards. The journalists pushed the cars to their limits, testing them out on the Texas Motor Speedway.

The FCA US lineup of vehicles took home 20 awards. Individual honors received by the Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep brands from the Texas Auto Roundup include: 

Chrysler Brand
  • Mid-size Sedan of Texas: 2015 Chrysler 200
  • Car of Texas: 2015 Chrysler 300
Jeep Brand
  • Performance Utility Vehicle of Texas: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Dodge Brand
  • Best New Feature: Dodge SRT Hellcat 6.2-liter Supercharged HEMI V8 Engine
  • Full-size Sedan of Texas: 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack
  • Performance Sedan of Texas: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
  • Performance Coupe of Texas: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Michael Marrs, President of TAWA, commended FCA US and the impressive lineup of vehicles they presented for consideration. The array of vehicles brought to the 2015 competition all impressed in their each way, proving the dedication that the automobile group has put towards creating the most versatile all around vehicles available on the market. The Hellcat engines, which are a remarkable innovation unique to the FCA US vehicles, particularly stood out to the voting members, being the most popularly driven vehicle among the voters.

Taking home the biggest prize for "Car of Texas", the Chrysler 300 is an undeniably pioneering contribution to the impressive American lineup of full-size sedans.  A complete well-rounded vehicle with a sporty edge, the 300 has beautiful lines and sculpting, an impressive array of premium standard features, and remarkable driving performance. The sedan offers luxury style amenities and driving with a price point that makes it available to a larger section of the United States.

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