The Dodge logo seen at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan
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Dodge is an American automotive manufacturing division of Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Although once having a more diverse lineup, the current Dodge vehicle catalog now primarily consists of muscle cars and performance-focused models, variants, and special editions.

Founded in 1900 as the Dodge Brothers Company by Horace and John Dodge, the company’s first projects involved supplying parts and services to other automakers in the Detroit, Michigan area, including Ford. The first “Dodge Brothers’ brand vehicle was made in 1914 but was later sold to Dillon, Read & Co. in 1925 and then Chrysler in 1928.

For much of its run, Dodge produced full-sized passenger cars, pickup trucks (through Dodge Ram), and even the Dodge Viper sports car. However, its current place in the Stellantis parent company has Dodge specializing exclusively with high-performance models and muscles cars, such as with its Hellcat engines and models. Therefore, its car and minivan production has been delegated to Chrysler and Fiat, its SUV production has been delegated to Jeep, its truck production has been delegated to Ram, and its sports car production has been delegated to Alfa Romeo.

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All Dodge Vehicles:

Cars:

Charger: A four-door muscle car with a modern look

Challenger: A two-door muscle car with a retro look

SUVs and Minivans:

Durango: A midsize, three-row SUV model with a focus on power and performance


Recently Discontinued Vehicles

Avenger: A midsize sedan that was succeeded by the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart

Caliber: A compact hatchback that was succeeded by the Dodge Dart

Dakota: A midsize pickup truck, also sold as the Ram Dakota

Dart: A compact sedan that replaced the Dodge Avenger and Caliber

Grand Caravan: A minivan that was succeeded by the new Chrysler Voyager

Intrepid: A full-size sedan that was succeeded by the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger

Journey: A midsize SUV that was also sold as the Fiat Freemont

Magnum: A full-size station wagon that was succeeded by the Dodge Durango and Journey

Neon: A compact sedan that was succeeded by the Dodge Caliber and was also sold as the Chrysler and Plymouth Neon

Nitro: A compact SUV that was succeeded by the Dodge Journey and Jeep Cherokee

Stratus: A midsize sedan that was succeeded by the Dodge Avenger

Viper: A high-performance sports car/supercar


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