Fiat-Chrysler automobiles didn’t fare well in Consumer Reports’ annual Auto Reliability Survey, with its Ram, Jeep and Fiat brands ranking third last, second last and last in reliability in the survey, respectively. As a result, the brand released a statement to media pledging to improve itself amid today’s competitive automotive market.
“We greatly value customer feedback and use it to continuously improve our vehicles,” said FCA’s vice president of quality, Matt Liddane. “Because of this fact, we’re significantly accelerating our pace of improvement for our entire product lineup. We compete with many other global players in an industry that’s always evolving and is certainly not standing still; so, we need to continue to push harder.”
In addition to three of its brands ranking among the least reliable in the industry, FCA also laid claim to two of the five least reliable cars in 2015. The Fiat 500L was included in the list for its indecisive transmission and problematic engine, among other issues, while the Jeep Cherokee was ranked one of the least reliable new cars due to its transmission and other build issues.
Click here for full results from Consumer Reports’ 2015 Auto Reliability Survey.