Chrysler Town & Country Wins A Record Twelfth Consecutive Polk Loyalty Award
In Minivan Category
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2013
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
oMore Town & Country owners return to buying another Town & Country than
any other minivan
oTown & Country offers class exclusive fold-flat Super Stow 'n Go seating,
Blu-ray rear entertainment system and five-year Roadside Assistance
oReal Town & Country owners share their experiences of owning a Town &
Country on testofownership.com
Chrysler Brand announced today that the Chrysler Town & Country won the Polk
Automotive Loyalty Award in the "Minivan" category for a record twelfth
consecutive time. The creators of the minivan, Chrysler has been receiving
this award since 2002. For 2012, 31.2 percent of all returning Town & Country
minivan owners bought another Town & Country, according to Polk analysis.
"No other model has had a run of success like the Town & Country," said Brad
Smith, Director of Polk's Loyalty Management Practice. "With twelve
consecutive years of best in class owner loyalty, Chrysler has had to adapt to
evolving customer expectations and increased competition, yet through it all
has continually developed a Town & Country that delights customers and drives
high rates of repurchase loyalty."
The award recognizes manufacturers for superior owner loyalty performance,
which is determined when a household that owns a new vehicle returns to market
and purchases or leases another new vehicle of the same model or make. The
2012 awards are based on an analysis of more than 5.9 million new vehicle
owners who bought new vehicles again during the 2012 model year.
"This award mirrors the true Town & Country owner experiences told by the
owners themselves on testofownership.com," said Saad Chehab, President and CEO
– Chrysler Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "The customers voted, and this Polk
Loyalty Award fuels us at the Chrysler Brand to keep the pace and hold this
badge of honor with great care and responsibility. It's a record milestone in
Loyalty proving the great value Town & Country continues to deliver.
"The unmatched customer care of five-year Road Assistance, the exclusive
versatility of its fold-flat Super Stow 'n Go rear seats, the added peace of
mind safety systems such as blind spot monitoring, backup camera and Park
Assist, plus the segment's only Blu-ray rear seat entertainment system, are
just a few parts of what makes the new Town & Country the leader of the
minivan pack for a record twelve years in a row."
2013 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Town & Country is the Most Awarded Minivan, with the highest owner
loyalty in the segment, and the most innovative seating and storage system
with Standard Stow 'n Go Seats. Town & Country's award-winning powertrain
delivers best-in-class horsepower without sacrificing fuel efficiency. The
3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine is a two-time "Ward's 10 Best Engine" winner
and produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The V-6 is mated to the
62TE six-speed automatic transmission. A fuel economizer mode helps the driver
maximize fuel efficiency, and premium, lower-rolling-resistance tires, and
low-drag brake calipers and rear bearings make great fuel economy possible.
Town & Country achieves 17 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city, 25 on the
The 2013 Chrysler Town & Country is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
(IIHS) Top Safety Pick and offers over 40 available safety, security and
technology features, providing customers the safety they expect to ensure
peace of mind when traveling. Standard safety features include ParkView rear
back up camera, front seat-mounted air bags, a driver-side inflatable knee
blocker, advanced multi-stage driver and front passenger air bags,
side-curtain air bags for all three rows, and electronic stability control,
including Brake Assist and all-speed traction control. Optional on Touring and
standard on Touring L and Limited models is the SafetyTec Group consisting of
rain-sensitive windshield wipers, Smartbeam headlamps, ParkSense rear park
assist system, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection.
Town & Country's latest minivan innovation is the new dual-screen Blu-ray DVD
rear-seat entertainment system; a system that plays both Blu-ray and standard
DVDs, and has High Definition Media Input (HDMI) connectivity and standard
higher-resolution second-row and third-row screens.
About Chrysler Brand
The spirit of hard work. Earning your place without forgetting where you're
from. That's what the Chrysler brand and its vehicles are all about.
Integrating the first eight-speed automatic transmission in a domestic luxury
sedan, the 2012 Chrysler 300 sedans offer world-class innovation and quality
while delivering stylistic distinction and premium features with legendary
value. Chrysler's 200 sedan inspired the brand's identity: "Imported from
Detroit." The 2012 Chrysler 200 sedan delivers exceptional value without
compromise with sophisticated design, high-quality craftsmanship, and
technology. The Chrysler 200 Convertible—with a power soft or hardtop—offers
an open-air experience featuring elegant craftsmanship. The 2012 Chrysler Town
& Country minivan is beautifully crafted with high-quality, soft-touch
materials and tech-savvy entertainment features and smart storage. Standard
leather Stow 'n Go® seating, overhead DVD, and more than 40 safety and
security features are some of the Town & Country's innovative offerings.
SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC
Contact: Patrick Hespen, +1-248-512-3189 (office), +1-248-421-8989 (cell),
Patrick.Hespen@chrysler.com; or Rick Deneau, +1-248-512-2694 (office),
+1-248-730-1685 (cell), email@example.com
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