Looking for a new car? Stellantis shares the most available list for Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler


Eric D. Lawrence The automotive industry has been grappling with one challenge after another in recent years. More recently, vehicle availability due to supply chain ripples and parts shortages has been a problem, leading some consumers to consider vehicles that may not be their first choice or put them on long waiting lists. But fear not, say the folks at Stellantis, the company behind brands as diverse as Jeep and Maserati. While no Maserati model is listed, Stellantis has provided the Detroit Free Press, a USA TODAY Network publication, with a number of other models that are said to be the most available right now. asks automakers to share the models consumers are more likely to own. Here’s what Stellantis provided (manufacturer suggested retail prices do not include destination charges, which vary by model): Most available Alfa Romeo model? 2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio: The Alfa Romeo Stelvio plays in the luxury mid-size SUV segment. The Stelvio (manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the top two Stelvio trims is TI, $51,160, and Veloce, $52,630) has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 280 horsepower. The Quadrifoglio performance model boasts 505 horsepower from a turbocharged V6. The Stelvio is available in four versions: Sprint, Ti, Veloce and Quadrifoglio. All trims come with all-wheel drive except Sprint where it is optional. The Stelvio is produced at the Cassino factory in San Germano, Italy. New car prices remain at historic highs: Here’s how to score an end-of-year deal in DecemberMost available Chrysler model? 2022 Chrysler Pacifica: The Chrysler Pacifica (MSRP starting at $37,020) has available AWD capabilities paired with Pacifica’s class-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seats, “more standard safety features than any vehicle in the industry” and is available in multiple trim levels. Built in Windsor, Ontario, dealers in Michigan are seeing their inventory replenished quickly despite high turnover rates.? 2022 Chrysler 300: The Chrysler 300 (MSRP starting at $33,545), featuring the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 paired with the standard TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission on the base Touring model. (The new 2023 Chrysler 300C, announced at the return of this year’s Detroit auto show, saw reservations for the vehicle sell out in 12 hours.) The Chrysler 300 is built at the Brampton Assembly plant in Brampton, Ontario, Canada . ‘Electrified Roads’: Coils Hidden In Streets Could Charge Your Electric Vehicle As You Drive Ram Recalls 1.4 Million Pickups: Tailgate Issue Could Cause Charge To Spill On The Road Most Available Dodge Model? 2022 Dodge Challenger and 2022 Dodge Charger: Both the Challenger GT and GT AWD, starting at $33,940 MSRP and $36,940, respectively, pass the availability test. V8s may be more difficult to obtain due to end of production and special edition demand announcements for gas-powered Chargers and Challengers, but V6 options also bring a hefty dose of horsepower. The V6-powered GT can deliver 303 horsepower with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6. The Charger, “America’s only four-door muscle car,” offers a range of engine options and eight models. But the available Charger SXT and SXT AWD models, which start at $32,645 MSRP and $36,640 respectively, feature the Pentastar V6 and up to 300 horsepower. Both the Challenger and Charger are built at the Brampton Assembly plant in Ontario, Canada. Most Available Jeep Model? 2022 Jeep Gladiator: The 2022 Jeep Gladiator (starting at $37,565 MSRP) offers a number of powertrain options, including a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine and a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, both with engine stop-start. Gladiator is one of the few midsize trucks to offer a six-speed manual transmission in addition to the available eight-speed automatic. Combining traditional Jeep attributes with strong trucking credentials, the Jeep Gladiator is a unique vehicle with unsurpassed capabilities. The Gladiator is built in Toledo, Ohio. Ford: Ford Focus, Fiesta cars in stores for months, owners ‘ghosted’ by automaker? 2022 Jeep Compass: The 2022 Jeep Compass (starting at $26,785 MSRP) offers customers 4×4 capabilities, a fuel-efficient powertrain, new suspension tuning and improved steering to improve on-road driving dynamics. Standard safety and security features now on all grades include full speed collision warning with active braking, automatic emergency braking for pedestrians/cyclists, active lane management, blind spot monitoring and rear cross path sensing systems. Next-generation technologies now offered on Compass include an available 10.25-inch frameless full-color thin-film transistor digital cluster, an 8.4-inch (largest standard entry-level touchscreen in its class), and a new 10.1-inch digital infotainment touchscreen. The Compass is built in Toluca, Mexico. Robot Taxi: Your next Uber ride in Las Vegas could be in an autonomous vehicle. Need Ram model available? 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4×4 V6: Big Horn (MSRP of $48,505) is the large version of the brand. The pickup’s safety and security features include available forward collision warning with active braking, emergency pedestrian braking and LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist. Winner of a JD Power APEAL model level award for the third year in a row this year, the 2022 RAM 1500 includes available features beyond its truck credentials, such as its Uconnect 5C navigation with 12-inch display, dual-panel panoramic sunroof, class -exclusive RamBox storage and storage in the floor. The Ram 1500 was built in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Contact Eric D. Lawrence: elawrence@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter: @_ericdlawrence.

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