Owners Weigh In; Dodge Scores with AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

For the past 14 years, automotive research and consultancy firm AutoPacific has honored a handful of the industry’s brightest stars with their Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. Selected using data from over 42, 000 owner surveys, the AutoPacific VSAs rank vehicles based solely on owner satisfaction – and nothing else. This year, Dodge was one of the standout winners with one model taking home top marks and two others placing in the top three. The Dodge Nitro snagged the big…

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Owners Weigh In; Dodge Scores with AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Dodge Viper ACR Earns TAWA’s “Performance Car of Texas” Award

Every year, the Texas Auto Writers Association gathers for their annual Spring Challenge to evaluate the newest vehicles on the market. This year, TAWA threw a change-up with the addition of the performance car category. Hosted on May 3rd at the infamous Texas Motor Speedway, TAWA’s Spring Challenge put the Viper ACR through the ringer on a 1-mile infield road course. Pitted against a handful of the biggest, baddest beasts in the industry, Jay Lightner’s 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 has garnered over a dozen awards. It’s been recognized for everything from the sick sound system (Winner, DUB Best Dodge & Best Audio, 2009) to its flawlessly executed custom paint job (semi-finalist, SEMA Mother’s Shine Award 2009), but nothing means quite as much to Jay as this newest accolade. Explained Jay, “The car has now won 12 Best of…

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Jay Lightner’s Custom Muscle Earns High Praise at Spring Fest 5