Though most auto companies tend to be tight lipped on future products, Chrysler has released a five year plan that shows what’s next under the Pentastar.
Over the next five years, Chrysler will double its nameplates from three to six, with the inclusion of the new 100 Sedan, a full-size crossover and a mid-size crossover. Plug-in hybrid vehicles are also on the agenda, with the Town & Country minivan and the full-size crossover set to use the electrified powertrains.
When it comes to cars, the 100 Sedan, which was originally reported to be a hatchback model, will launch in 2016. It is likely to share its underpinnings and engines with the Dodge Dart compact sedan. Chrysler also revealed that the brand-new 200 sedan will be refreshed in 2017. As for the larger 300 model, it was just refreshed in 2014, and a new model will be revealed for the 2018 model year.
Two new crossovers will be coming from the brand as well. The plug-in hybrid full-size crossover will debut it 2017 while the new mid-size crossover will hit the market as a 2018 vehicle.
Chrysler has owned much of the minivan market for some time, so its no wonder that the brand is investing in new people movers. Chrysler’s all-new Town & Country MPV will launch in 2016 with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, which the brand says will achieve an average 75 mpg.
Overall, Chrysler is aiming to move 800,000 vehicles a year by 2018, a big jump from the roughly 350,000 that the brand moves now.
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