The publication identified the models as being vehicles that deliver the most value for money within their segment, based on both purchase price and on-going ownership costs.
Comfort, performance and utility is also considered by the judges.
Here’s what Consumers Digest said about the three offerings (available from FCA Australia):
The Chrysler 300 is America’s big and bold sedan.
It also boasts a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission, two fuel-efficient engines, world-class refinement and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Legendary Jeep capability comes courtesy of three available 4×4 systems and Grand Cherokee boasts best-in-class towing.
“With our selection of five of its 2017 models as Consumers Digest Best Buys, FCA US garnered more than 10% of the total number of Best Buys for a model year for the fourth model year in a row,” says Consumers Digest Editor Rich Dzierwa.