Chrysler and Jeep 2020 Chicago Auto Show News

2021 Chrysler Pacificas Chicago Auto ShowAuto enthusiasts got an extra treat this year when it was announced that the Chicago Auto Show would be the first auto show of 2020, making it even easier for our Bloomington drivers to see the next generation of cars. With the latest models on display for all of the midwest to see, the Chicago Auto Show kicked off with excellent news for CDJR fans. From the new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica to the Desert Rated® Jeep Gladiator, there was fun to be had as all dealers showed off their most successful and polished vehicles.

See the latest CDJR news below with Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bloomington, then contact us to learn more about these amazing vehicles.

Chrysler Debuts The 2021 Pacifica With AWD

Bloomington drivers and families expect the best from Chrysler, and this year the Pacifica did not disappoint at their 2020 Chicago Auto Show display. The 2021 Pacifica took the stage in a flurry of snow as Chrysler announced their re-designed Pacifica with AWD. Not only does this make the Pacifica a leading AWD minivan available on the market, but it beats the competition with the most standard safety features in the industry. And, it’s keeping its signature Stow ‘n Go™ seating capability.

All Wheel Drive

Snow days are a thing of the past with the new AWD system for the 2021 Pacifica. As the newest AWD minivan on the market, the 2021 Pacifica is ready for the toughest Normal weather and Champaign roads out there. Fan of the Stow ‘n Go™ seating? Never fear, the Chrysler Pacifica is now the only AWD minivan that offers Stow ‘n Go™ seating and storage.

97 Standard Safety Features

Never choose between your budget and your safety again with the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica. With 97 standard safety features across the entire Pacifica lineup, you can take advantage of technologies like Blind Spot Monitoring, LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning, and so much more. With the 2021 editions, the Chrysler Pacifica now has the most standard safety features in the industry.

Refreshed Exterior

The exterior of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica gets a refreshed design with a new grille, front fascia, headlamps, fog lamps, and taillamp. The more athletic build compliments the new Pacifica AWD and standard safety features.

Luxurious Interior

Find a new level of comfort in the redesigned interior of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica. With quilted Nappa leather seats and the largest and most functional front center console in its class, the Pacifica makes you truly more connected and more comfortable than ever before.

The Only Hybrid Minivan

The 2021Pacifica Hybrid continues to be the first and only hybrid minivan on the market. It can achieve more than 80 miles-per-gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode! It has an all-electric range of more than 30 miles with a total range of more than 500 miles.

Jeep: Desert Rating, New Gladiator Trims, New Wranglers

Last year Jeep took the auto-world by storm when they introduced the Jeep Gladiator. This year, they continued in this tradition by unveiling the newest Jeep Gladiator configuration: The Jeep Gladiator Mojave. The Mojave promises to bring off-roading to deep desert sands with its new 4×4 Desert Rated® Badge.

The Mojave wasn’t the only new configuration Jeep presented, however. The Jeep Gladiator and the Jeep Wrangler will now come with the High Altitude configuration that promises premium content and legendary 4×4 capability for Decatur drivers. Read more about the Desert Rated Badge, the Jeep Gladiator Mojave, and the Gladiator and Wrangler High Altitude configurations below.

Jeep Gladiator Mojave Details

As the newest Gladiator trim and the first Desert Rated® Jeep, the Mojave uses its signature orange accents to let the world know it’s ready for high-speed adventures in the most unforgiving environments.

The Mojave boasts industry-exclusive FOX® hydraulic jounce bumpers and 2.5-inch internal bypass shocks with external reservoirs to bolster its high-speed sand running credentials. As the first Jeep to earn the Desert Rated® Badge, it sets the industry standard for off-road fun in the sand.

Desert Rated Badge

The Desert Rated Badge signifies that a Jeep has been tested in desert-ready capability and durability. To do this, it must meet these standards:

  • Ride Control and Stability: Take control in deep sand, rocks, and dust without compromising control or comfort.
  • Traction: Conquer loose dirt, gravel, and sand with strategic power management.
  • Ground Clearance: Optimized suspension allows the Mojave to crest dunes, blast through whoops, and anything else your desert adventure has in store.
  • Maneuverability: Swiftly navigate desert terrain and climb extreme angles with ease.
  • Desert Prowess: The Mojave has been tested to withstand intense heat, coarse sand, intrusive dust, and loose gravel in the unforgiving desert.

Jeep Gladiator Mojave Head-On

High Altitude Trim For Gladiator and Wrangler

The Jeep Gladiator High Altitude and the Jeep Wrangler High Altitude are for Springfield drivers that want added luxury to their Jeep vehicles. The High Altitude trim promises to deliver customized, sophisticated styling with a long list of premium standard features and, as always, the legendary 4×4 Jeep capability.

The Jeep Gladiator High Altitude and the Jeep Wrangler High Altitude show that you don’t need to compromise between luxury and capability.

Stay in the Know with Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bloomington

You can count on Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bloomington to have the latest auto-industry news on all Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM models. If you have questions about the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica or the Jeep Gladiator Mojave, contact us and our friendly staff will walk you through their new features and let you know when they’ll be available. You can also see our current Chrysler Pacifica and Jeep Gladiator inventory today, and learn how these innovative vehicles will change how you commute and go off-road in Bloomington.

Want to Visit the 2020 Chicago Auto Show?

Want to visit the 2020 Chicago Auto Show? We have the dates and times here:

2020 Chicago Auto Show – Dates & Times

  • Feb. 8th – 17th
  • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (8p.m. Feb. 17th)

2020 Chicago Auto Show – Location

  • McCormick Place
  • 2301 S. King Dr, Chicago, Illinois, 60616

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