2008 Dodge Magnum

SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6 auto trans

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2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 Front
We had just finally gotten over the Dodge Magnum’s demise after a long grieving period when SRT head Ralph Gilles told The New York Times that a return of the original swagger wagon might just be in the cards. According to Autocar, we might have gotten our hopes up too soon, because the British magazine now reports that the Magnum -- along with its European cousin, the 300 Touring wagon -- may not make a comeback after all.
2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 Front Three Quarters
Ralph Gilles and his crack team of engineers over at Chrysler’s SRT division have just finished the roll out of three new SRT vehicles and already the team is back at it. While we already know that Dodge and SRT are busy at work on the 2013 Dodge Viper and on the development of a new entry level car, according to The New York Times, the brand might also be working on a replacement for the much-loved Dodge Magnum wagon.

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2008 Dodge Magnum
2008 Dodge Magnum
SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6
21 MPG City | 28 MPG Hwy
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2008 Dodge Magnum
2008 Dodge Magnum
SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6
21 MPG City | 28 MPG Hwy
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SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6
$23,420
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2008 Dodge Magnum
2008 Dodge Magnum
SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6
178hp
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2008 Dodge Magnum
SE RWD 4-Dr Wagon V6
178hp

2008 Dodge Magnum Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
2.7L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
21 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
28 MPG
Horsepower:
178 hp @ 5500rpm
Torque:
190 ft lb of torque @ 4000rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS (optional)
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control (optional)
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
Unlimited miles / 999 months
Corrosion
100,000 miles / 60 months
Roadside
36,000 miles / 36 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:34:40
Component
POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS
Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 5,509 MY 2008 300, DODGE MAGNUM, AND CHARGER VEHICLES. THE TORQUE RETENTION CRIMP FEATURE WAS MISSED DURING THE MANUFACTURE OF ONE LOT OF REAR AXLE HUB NUTS. THIS COULD CAUSE THE NUTS TO LOOSEN AND ALLOW THE HALFSHAFT TO DISENGAGE FROM THE WHEEL HUB.
Consequences
THIS COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO LOSE POWER AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR AXLE HUB NUTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 21, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Potential Units Affected
5,509
Notes
CHRYSLER LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:34:41
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 20,283 MY 2006-2009 CHARGER AND MAGNUM VEHICLES BUILT WITH THE POLICE PACKAGE AND EQUIPPED WITH A COLUMN SHIFTER. THE GEARSHIFT CABLE MAY BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE STEERING COLUMN MOUNTING BRACKET AND CAUSE AN INCORRECT TRANSMISSION GEARSHIFT POSITION DISPLAY.
Consequences
THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE IN AN UNEXPECTED DIRECTION STARTLING THE DRIVER, AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADD A REDUNDANT LOCKING MECHANISM TO THE GEARSHIFT CABLE AT THE MOUNTING BRACKET TO ENSURE PROPER RETENTION AND SHIFT LINKAGE FUNCTION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 10, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Potential Units Affected
20,283
Notes
CHRYSLER LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:40
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2008 Chrysler 300 vehicles manufactured May 31, 2007, to May 12, 2008, Dodge Magnum vehicles manufactured May 23, 2007, to May 12, 2008, Dodge Charger vehicles manufactured May 24, 2007, to May 12, 2008, Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured April 3, 2007, to May 12, 2008, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured March 21, 2007, to May 12, 2008. In the affected vehicles, the ignition key (FOBIK) may not return to the "ON" position after being rotated to the "START" position, instead sticking between the two positions. Potentially, while the vehicle is being driven, the ignition may inadvertently move through the "RUN" position to the "ACCESSORY" or "OFF" ignition position, turning off the engine.
Consequences
If the ignition stays between "START" and "ON" positions it could cause loss of certain electrical functions. If the ignition key inadvertently moves into the "OFF" or "ACCESSORY" position, the engine will turn off, which will then depower various key safety systems including but not limited to air bags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch and key FOBs, free of charge. The interim notices were sent to owners November 17, 2014. A second notice is expected to be mailed in June 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P57.
Potential Units Affected
291,703
Notes
Chrysler Group LLC


IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
IIHS Best Pick
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Applicable
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
5
NHTSA Rating Front Side
4
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Overall Front Crash
N/R
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R

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