2018 Chrysler Aspen
Back in 2005, Chrysler started the first debut of the Aspen at New York Auto Show. It was their first SUV that has Chrysler badge. As we know that the model started for sale a year later was based on Durango. We have to say that it was in bad timing to unveil so that it got poor sales record. But it was not alone because it was the same as the Kia Borrego. Although there was a big hit on SUV at that time, but the rising fuel prices and other things around the market conditions forced the company to discontinue it in 2009. Now, everything has changed. 2018 Aspen is coming out because the cheaper fuel price and the huge demand of all crossovers in America.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Exterior
At this time, the exterior specifications are still a big mystery to reveal. The predecessor was presented based on the Dodge Durango and it is expected to go the same for the new 2018 Chrysler Aspen. According to rumors, its exterior design wouldn’t be less aggressive. It comes out with lightweight materials which are expected to solve any issue with the performance and the fuel efficient. We glad that the new SUV has latest technology to use such as LED lighting for the headlights and taillights, redesigned bumper and new grille. Other improvements will be a redesigned exhaust system, new side mirrors and new wheel design.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Interior
2018 Chrysler Aspen can support even more than eight passengers; thanks to its longer wheelbase will be presented. It has third-row of seats. The interior design will make it more distinctive compared to the previous model. It has large space for driver, passenger and cargo. For the base model, there will be high quality cloth upholstery and the top model has leather upholstery. The dashboard is expected to be redesigned as well as the instrument cluster that should host modern features. There are some technological features to offer such as AUX and USB ports, Smartphone integration, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. In addition, its infotainment system is modern with large touch screen and premium acoustic system. The enhanced airbags are available for each passenger. Some safety and driving aids are added too.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Engine
The 2006 model was debuted with hybrid engine and it broke its history to make the first SUV with hybrid engine. We can say that after their idea, many SUVs go more with this kind of technology. But, up to now they don’t give us any information about the engine specs for 2018 Chrysler Aspen. So, we totally have no idea until we found some speculations. It is possible to have two engines. They will not go with the big V8 engine anymore. They likely will use V6 unit and 3.2 liter Pentastar that is good for 271 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. About the second engine, it can be the Pentastar V6 engine and 3.6 liter to deliver 300 hp and 281 lb-ft of the torque. Both engines work with AWD and FWD. The base engine has 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on highway.
2018 Chrysler Aspen Release Date and Price
2018 Chrysler Aspen is still unclear when it will hit the market, but rumors mentioned in the end of 2017 or in the beginning of 2018 with the starting price about $30,000 or more.