Mopar® Redefines Journey in 2016
September 17, 2015
The Mopar brand is on a mission to continue the momentum of 2015 with the introduction of a broad array of new initiatives and products to assist FCA US LLC vehicle owners around the globe on every step of the customer journey.
The all-new 2016 Fiat 500X provides plenty of opportunities for owners to customize the compact crossover, but an assist from Mopar is taking personalization possibilities to the “X-treme.” The FCA US service, parts and customer-care brand will offer more than 100 Mopar accessories to personalize the latest addition to the FIAT lineup in North America.
The iconic Italian style, functionality, performance and all-wheel-drive confidence of the 2016 Fiat 500X can now be augmented with production Mopar accessories ranging from the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of under $20 for fender badges to $1,775 for Katzkin leather seats.
The selection includes graphics packages, wheels, racks and carriers, cargo management tools, Mopar Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS), splash guards, slush mats and cargo mats, cat-back exhaust and more.
Jeep® Performance Parts
The Jeep® Performance Parts (JPP) portfolio offered by the Mopar and Jeep brands provides serious off-roaders with high-end, hard-core quality Jeep parts, including axles, lift kits, bumpers, winches, skid plates, suspension components and more. Mopar continues to grow its off-road performance parts line, recently adding a number of Jeep Performance Parts to the expanding portfolio.
Offering added clearance for off-road obstacles as well as the ability to accommodate larger 35-inch tires, the JPP 2-Inch Lift Kit is available for two- and four-door options. The 4-Inch Lift Kit elevates the profile and performance of the Wrangler four-door and comes with specially tuned OEM quality springs, brake lines, control arms and more.
Information and part numbers were also announced for JPP big brake kits, beadlock wheels, rock rails, door checks, Dana 60 axles and flat top fender flares.
For additional information on Jeep Performance Parts products such as skid plates, bumpers, winches, recovery gear and more, visit www.Mopar.com/catalog.
Start the vehicle, lock the doors, monitor your teen’s wheel time and more — all while thousands of miles away. Mopar Connect, a smartphone-controlled safety and convenience software package, provides current Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram vehicle owners with the ability to communicate with their ride whether close by or far from home.
Owners can remotely start or stop the engine (when the vehicle is equipped with remote start) to cool down the interior during summer days or heat it up during chilly nights, before getting behind the wheel. Control of vehicle door locks, trunk, horn, flashers and alarm are also available via mobile device.
The Mopar Connect Package puts parents in the driver’s seat, even when they physically aren’t. Owners can receive text notifications when certain parameters are exceeded in regards to speed and location, with a curfew management feature available as well — perfect for ensuring teens are being safe on the streets. Valet mode provides added peace of mind when handing over the keys, with the ability to set geo zones and receive alerts when the vehicle is driven outside a specified mile range.
FCA Owner Apps
Mopar was the industry-first to introduce smartphone vehicle-information apps for customers.
Recently, the brand has redesigned the user experience and enhanced functionality of FCA Owner apps, providing easier access to vehicle and lifestyle information via mobile devices.
Owners can tap into an “augmented reality” function, using the camera feature on mobile devices to scan and identify select instrument panel icons. Logging into the app loads a trove of vehicle-specific information, including maintenance schedules, service history and recall notices, and owners can also update vehicle mileage via their device. An industry-first Accident Assistant feature helps owners create accident records, upload insurance info, capture accident scene photos and even locate a certified FCA collision repair facility.
Owners can choose from Chrysler for Owners, Drive Dodge, Jeep Vehicle Owners, Ram Toolbox, My FIAT and Mopar Owner’s Companion versions of the app; each brand version also supports other 2011-2015 FCA US brand models. All brand versions of the app are available free for download for both iOS and Android mobile devices, including phones and tablets, in both English and Spanish.
2015 Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car
Mopar’s commitment to professional motorsports competition was established in the 1950s when a partnership was ignited with drag racing pioneer Don Garlits. The dragstrip remains a distinctive strand of the brand’s DNA. For proof, look no further than the new 2015 Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car. The body was designed and developed by Mopar brand and FCA US production and race engineers, and the drag car debuted in February 2015 with a visit to the winner’s circle in its very first event.
The season-opening victory by National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Funny Car driver Matt Hagan represented the triumphant culmination of a year-long commitment. Mopar and FCA US engineers worked hand-in-hand with Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) drivers and teams to validate, test and create a more durable, driver-friendly winning machine, one that also featured enhanced styling cues from the 2015 production Dodge Charger.
The new 2015 Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car has been undeniably dominant throughout the first quarter of the NHRA schedule. Hagan and his fellow DSR teammates Ron Capps and Jack Beckman won five of the first six races in the new Mopar body.
World of Mopar
Mopar has evolved over more than 75 years into a brand with a mission to enhance the ownership experience for all FCA brand customers worldwide. The statistics below illustrate Mopar’s global scope:
• More than 500,000 Mopar parts and accessories are distributed every year
• The Mopar brand has a presence in more than 150 markets worldwide
• 52 Parts Distribution Centers (PDCs) are in operation
• Mopar products reach 14,800 ship-to locations around the globe
• 27 Mopar customer-contact hubs are in operation worldwide
• The brand’s global footprint includes 19.5 million square feet of warehouse space and 43 commercial offices
Check out Mopar.com for more information.