2018 Chrysler Aspen is a Sport Utility Vehicle full-size launched in 2007, based on the Dodge Durango. Aspen name was previously used by Dodge from 1976 to 1980. The 2018 Chrysler Aspen is the first SUV sold under the brand Chrysler, although the PT Cruiser was the first of the Chrysler brand under CAFE regulation. The Chrysler Aspen was presented in 2006 at the International Auto Show in North America. The Aspen comes equipped with three rows of seats for seven or eight passengers. On October 23, 2008, Chrysler announced the closure of the Newark plant where the Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen were produced which ended production at the end of 2008.
The Chrysler Aspen was produced in only one level of equipment, the “Limited”, with several optional equipment packages to customize the car. Only a few independent features offered. The Aspen offered three seat rows as standard, allowing either 7 or 8 people to seat, depending on whether the model is equipped with two single seats or a bench for three people in the second row of seats. Chrysler announced that in 2009 the Chrysler Aspen Hybrid would have a suggested starting price of $45,570.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Engine
The Chrysler Aspen 2018 had three available engines, a 4701cc (4.7 L, 286.9 cubic inches) flex-fuel V8 engine capable of running on E85 or gasoline, E85 ethanol, one of 4.7-liter V8 gasoline and the Chrysler Hemi V8 5654 cc (5.7 Liter, 345.0 cubic inches) with MDS.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Hybrid
A hybrid version of the Aspen was introduced by the 2009 model year. It had the Hemi 340 PS (254 kW) 5.7 Liter (345 cubic inches) engine with MDS, as well as the two-mode hybrid system developed with General Motors And BMW. Chrysler reports for 2018 Chrysler Aspen, indicated 25% increase in highway fuel economy and 40% gain in the city.