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None of the Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep vehicles should try and compete with the premium or upscale brands (Acura/Lexus/Infiniti) in the near future. They have a lot of 'issues' to sort out first.

Chrysler should be Mainstream Luxury. All NA gasoline/hybrid/electric. Any future hybrid/electric cars should be Chrysler. The line-up should be competing with and targeting Toyota/Honda/Hyundai/Volkswagen/Ford/Chevrolet products and buyers. It should comprise of in the short term.
Chrysler will not have a sub-compact sedan to compete with the Yaris/Fit/Accent. (Fiat role)
Chrysler 100 sedan and hatchback only. Similar to and directly competing with the Corolla/Civic/Elantra. Do a more luxurious Dart.
Chrysler 200 sedan and wagon. Similar to and directly competing with the Camry/Accord/Sonata. Bring the 200c Concept. The wagon only available in selected overseas markets.
Chrysler 300 sedan. Maintain current image. Similar to and directly competing with the Avalon/Genesis/Taurus/Impala.
Chrysler Town & Country. Drop the minivan look. Directly competing with Toyota Venza, but looks upscale like the Mercedes Benz R-Class.
Chrysler Crossfire Sports coupe. Built on the 200 platform. Similar to and competing with the Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

Dodge should be Mainstream Sport and Power. ALL MUST available turbocharged engines and rear wheel driven only. The line-up should be competing with and targeting Ford/Chevrolet/Nissan/Subaru/Kia products and buyers with a bit of BMW aggression. It should comprise of in the short term.
Dodge Dart - current model OK for now, but it's perceived to be a bit overpriced.
Dodge Avenger - current model is horrendous, it should take a more of a BMW 3-series feel and look.
Dodge Charger - current model ok for now but I hate the huge tire gap and add a slight fender flare, re Audi/BMW.
Dodge Challenger - current model ok for now but again reduce tire gap and add a real fender flare, re Audi/BMW.
Dodge Journey - current model is OK.
Dodge Caravan - current model is OK.
Dodge Durango - moved over to the Jeep platform.

Jeep should be Mainstream SUV and Offroad. ALL must have available diesel engines. The line-up should be competing with and targeting Land Rover/Ford/Chevrolet/Toyota/Subaru products and buyers. It should comprise of in the short term.
Liberty - designed for the female drivers. Competing against Rav4/CX-5/CRV/Escape/Sante Fe
Patriot - designed for the male drivers. Competing against Flex/Terain.
Nitro - unisex with more off-road DNA than the Liberty or Patriot.
Cherokee - mainstream SUV. The current Grand Cherokee should be renamed the Cherokee to compete against Explorer/Traverse/Acadia/4Runner/Pathfinder. The one that's coming soon should be renamed the Liberty. It's does not have the DNA of a Cherokee and it's much to feminine.
Grand Cherokee - The current Durango should be given Jeep DNA and renamed the Grand Cherokee. To compete against the Expedition/Sequoia/Tahoe
Jeep Wrangler - current model is ok.
 

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The current Avenger 2011-2014 is not "horrendous" it looks far sportier and more aggressive than the dull 200 sedan with it's turtle shell roof. The Avenger sells well because it is a lot of car for the money handles well and looks good on the road. It could have remained in production almost as is if they had put more modern headlights on it and keep the price low..
PS. I am not sure anyone rolling around in a 2.7Liter Intrepid has any credibility to judge a modern Avenger as a bad car.
 
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