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2008 Safety and Security Features

August 31, 2007 Chrysler's new 2008 models offer the latest safety and security features to help transport passengers and gear safely and securely. The company employs a twofold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning and constant-force seat belt retractors and supplemental side air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features, including precise steering, handling and braking.

All-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Provides a Multitude of Safety and Secrutiy Features

March 29, 2007 Vehicle safety is a top priority at the Chrysler Group, and the all-new 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible offers class-leading safety and security, with a combination of standard active and passive safety features not typically found in the U.S. Specialty Convertible segment.

All-new 2008 Dodge Avenger Provides Class-leading Safety and Security Features

January 8, 2007 A secure vehicle is a top priority for mid-size car buyers, and the all-new 2008 Dodge Avenger offers class-leading safety and security, with a combination of standard active and passive safety features not typically found in the mid-size-car segment.

The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan Offer the Safety and Security Consumers Expect When Traveling With Their Families

January 6, 2007 Chrysler Group has been the innovator of safety and security features in the minivan segment for more than 23 years, and the new 2008 minivans continue that legacy. Driver and front-passenger air bags, integrated child safety seats, center, high-mounted brake light, the fourth door, patented, energy-absorbing steering column and power liftgate with obstacle detection all appeared first on Chrysler Group minivans.

2007 Safety and Security Features

Chrysler Group’s new 2007 models offer the latest safety and security features to transport passengers and gear safely and securely. The company employs a twofold safety approach: conventional safety features, such as pretensioning and constant-force seat-belt retractors and supplemental air bags, combined with accident-avoidance features, including precise steering, handling and braking. In addition, the highest level of security offered, such as a Sentry Key® Engine Immobilizer, provides the ultimate in vehicle-theft protection.

Chrysler’s First SUV Is Industry’s First Full-size SUV With Trailer Sway Control

September 14, 2006 Arriving at dealerships later this month, the all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen will be the industry’s first full-size SUV to offer standard Trailer Sway Control technology. The technology improves trailer stability and increases towing safety.

Chrysler Group Broadens Stability Technologies for 2007 with Industry-first Trailer Sway Control on a Full-size SUV and the First Hill Start Assist on a Pickup Truck

August 31, 2006 The Chrysler Group is expanding its stability technologies by adding several new features, including the industry’s first Trailer Sway Control for full-size SUVs, and making Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) available on an extended range of 2007 model-year vehicles.

2007 Dodge Caliber Earns Top Safety Ratings in Government Crash Tests

July 16, 2006 The 2007 Dodge Caliber has received the government’s highest ratings for side- and frontal-impact crash protection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Dodge Caliber’s five-star rating for frontal crash protection makes it the 12th consecutive new product from Chrysler Group to achieve the top safety rating in the government's frontal crash tests. In addition, Caliber received the government’s highest crash ratings for protecting the driver and rear passenger in a side impact.

DaimlerChrysler Plays Vital Role in Research to Improve Safety and Mobility

June 15, 2006

DaimlerChrysler leads the way with Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration (VII) technology that has the potential to enable many new active safety applications, such as intersection collision avoidance, real-time safety warnings and road and traffic information. This new technology could improve vehicle and driver safety while simultaneously enhancing mobility in the United States.

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2007 Jeep® Compass Occupants Encircled in Safety and Security

June 15, 2006 The all-new 2007 Jeep® Compass gives customers an exceptionally high level of safety in the compact SUV segment. The safety technologies available on the Jeep Compass include standard side-curtain air bags, optional front seat-mounted supplemental side air bags, standard driver and passenger front air bags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Brake Traction Control, Brake Assist, Electronic Roll Mitigation, anti-lock brakes (ABS) with rough-road detection and an available Tire Pressure Monitoring system.

Chrysler Group Equips More Than 1.2 Million Vehicles With Electronic Stability Program

June 12, 2006 Chrysler Group today announced that it has produced more than 1.2 million vehicles with its Electronic Stability Program (ESP) since 2004. By the end of 2006, ESP will be standard equipment on all Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep® brand sport-utility vehicles and will be standard or available on over 70 percent of Chrysler Group models.

Men and Women Differ in Opinion When It Comes to Driving Abilities But Share Views on Bad Weather Driving According to Chrysler Group Survey

February 15, 2006 Men and women don't see eye to eye when it comes to rating the driving skills of their significant others, according to a Chrysler Group "Bad Weather Driving" survey that polled more than 1,000 adults and revealed an overwhelming 68 percent of men claim to be better  drivers than their significant others.

Special Report: Winter Driving Technology

January 31, 2006 A seat belt, a cell phone, and a gas tank at least half full are among the things that help keep drivers safe during the winter months. High and Low bandwidth streaming video available.

Mega Safety and Security in a Mega Package

August 17, 2005

  • Largest side-curtain air bags in the heavy-duty truck segment
  • More than 15 safety and security features

Safety and Security Are Paramount on the 2006 Jeep® Commander

August 7, 2005 Chrysler Group is offering Jeep® Commander customers peace of mind through more standard safety equipment and the application of a broad range of engineering technologies.

All-new 2006 Dodge Charger Fortified with Latest Automotive Safety Technology

May 8, 2005 The new Dodge Charger features a modern design to back up its 21st century muscle car power, sports car handling and cutting-edge technology. It embodies the original ideals of the cars of the past, but is wrapped in a provocative new form and fortified with the latest automotive safety technology.

The 2006 Jeep® Commander HAS More Safety and Security Technology than Any Previous Chrysler Group Vehicle

March 22, 2005 The all-new 2006 Jeep® Commander includes the highest level of safety and security technology and features ever offered on a Chrysler Group vehicle. Commander has available side air bags with electronic roll mitigation and standard Electronic Stability Program (ESP).

Chrysler Group Plays Vital Role in Research to Improve Safety and Mobility of Roads

February 8, 2005 Today at the National VII Public Meeting, the Chrysler Group discussed proposed technology that may enable many new active safety applications, such as intersection collision avoidance, real-time safety warnings and weather, and road and traffic information. This new technology could improve vehicle and driver safety, while simultaneously enhancing U.S. mobility.

New 2005 Chrysler and Dodge Minivans Offer Even More Safety Features

The new 2005 Chrysler and Dodge minivans come loaded with safety features.

2005 Dodge Durango Safety Advancements

November 22, 2004 The 2005 Dodge Durango features an advanced air bag system that includes dual-stage front air bags and an occupant-sensing system for the passenger-side front air bag. The Dodge Durango was awarded a Five Star/Five Star frontal impact rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Other features available on the new Dodge Durango include side-curtain air bags for all three rows of seating, adjustable pedals and standard four-wheel disc ABS brakes.

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