2012 Chrysler 300 & Dodge Charger Get 5 Star Safety Rating
At Unique Chrysler we’re proud to sell the safest vehicles in the Burlington and Hamilton area, but whenÂ they come with great fuel efficient engines as well, it makes the job even more enjoyable! The 2012 Chrysler 300 and 2012 Dodge ChargerÂ both recently earned aÂ 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 5-star safety rating is the highest ratingÂ awarded by the US government agency.
Recognised as Top Safety PicksÂ by the IIHS
Both Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger achieved an overall 5-star vehicle safety score, and aÂ 4-star rating on rollover testing. Earlier this year, the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger were also named a â€śTop Safety Pickâ€ť by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, as well.
Chrysler and Dodge Safety Features
â€śThese vehicles are comprehensively equipped with advanced safety features,â€ťÂ said Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President-Engineering, Chrysler Group. â€śBoth vehicles are robustly designed with a rigid structure to protect occupants and have numerous advanced safety features including, available Adaptive Cruise Control which NHSTA notes as a technology proven to reduce crashes.â€ť
Both the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger are equipped with more than 65 safety and security features, including:
- Ready Alert Braking
- Rain Brake SupportÂ which improves overall vehicle handlingÂ under all weather and pavement conditions
- Adaptive Cruise Control maintains a set distance between vehicles when the cruise control is engaged
- Electronic stability control
- Blind-spot monitoring system
Best-in-Class Fuel Economy
Both vehicles are also equipped with a new 8-speed automatic transmission with available All-Wheel-Drive, a first by a North American automaker. Combined with the award-winning 292 horsepower Pentastar V-6 engine, the Chrysler 300 and Dodge ChargerÂ bothÂ achieve a Best-in-Class, EPA rated 7.58L/100KmÂ (31Â mpg) on the highway.
(Sources: Chrysler, NHTSA)