2008 Chrysler CrossfireChange Vehicle
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From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Sporty handling
- Automatic-transmission operation
- Seat comfort and support
- Difficult entry and exit
- Ride comfort on rougher surfaces
- Interior space
- 215-hp, 3.2-liter V-6
- Manual or automatic
- Electronic stability system
- Knee airbags for driver and passenger
Chrysler introduced a shapely new low-slung sports coupe for 2004. The Crossfire enters 2008 with a tire pressure monitoring system as standard equipment. Competitors include the BMW Z4, Mercedes CLK-Class and Audi TT.
The Crossfire's bodysides are relatively tall, but glass surfaces are minimal. The Crossfire is available as both a coupe and a convertible. Either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic gearbox teams with a 215-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6.
The Crossfire's styling is a blend of edges and subtle curves. A center spine runs the full length of the coupe and serves as a dominant design feature.
A signature winged Chrysler badge up front spans the upper width of the chrome grille. The headlights have circular elements that carve their way into the car's face. Six grooves run the full length of the long hood. Side air louvers highlight the bodysides. The rear wheels are 19 inches in diameter, while the front ones measure 18 inches.
Wide rear fenders end in large, sculpted taillights and dual exhaust pipes. A tapered boat-tail shape highlights the rear end, which emphasizes the large rear wheels, tires and fender. A retractable spoiler activates when the Crossfire reaches 60 mph.
Only two occupants fit inside the Crossfire's twin-cockpit interior. A metallic center console flows from the top of the instrument panel through the center of the car.
The seats are trimmed in either cloth or leather upholstery. The ignition ... Read more
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Los Angeles Times's view
A little off the back Whacking the top cuts into Crossfire's stylish beauty, but it still turns heads. The usual tempo for new-to-market coupes is to launch the hardtop ... Read more
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Dream to Drive
I love this ar and wish Chrysler had kept making them. It handles, accellerates, and brakes amazingly. It is beautiful too. Read full review
Will be a classic
This car has been great. Only problem is I'm too old to continue getting in and out of low to the ground sports car. Read full review
The 2008 Chrysler Crossfire currently has 0 recalls