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TCC's Best Car to Buy 2011 Nominees: SUVs and Crossovers
TCC's Best Car to Buy 2011 Nominees: SUVs and Crossovers

When SUVs truly ruled the American new-car roost, only a handful of names could be picked out of the best-seller list: Grand Cherokee, Explorer, and the outliers. A decade or so later, it's crossovers that dominate the sales charts, and this year's list of nominees for TheCarConnection's Best Car...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Consumer Reports: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tops Toyota 4Runner

In a test of the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee versus the Toyota 4Runner—vehicles that SUV families will probably cross-shop—the Jeep just trounced the Toyota. That's right. The publication, which buys its own test vehicles and has in the past been accused of having a bias toward Toyota...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Safety Probe

More than 3 million Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicles could be recalled, if an investigation underway determines they are susceptible to fuel-tank problems. In an unusual move, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Ford, Toyota and GM for data on their...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger
2011 Dodge Challenger Gets 305-HP Version Of New Chrysler V-6

Chrysler is doing a little powertrain housekeeping, and it's doing so in a way that should leave no one disappointed. The automaker has already introduced its all-new Pentastar V-6 in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the engine, Chrysler says, "will gradually phase out seven V-6 legacy engines...Read More»

Foursquare
Jeep Hooks Into Foursquare: Offers Up Great Spots for "Adventure"

Have you heard of this thing called Foursquare? It's this crazy social application that lets you check in where ever you are (plane, boat, lake, bar, grocery store) and all your millions of friends can see. Foursquare's claim to fame is they'll help you find new ways to explore your city. They also...Read More»

2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
How To Avoid The Repair Run Around

Not everyone has a good way of selecting auto mechanics. And there's every reason to be suspicious of motive when you go into a repair shop without much knowledge on your car's problem--or much experience with the service department. How can you avoid the repair run-around? I'll walk you through an...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200
Chrysler Fires Lunch-Hour Partiers At Grand Cherokee Plant

At the Detroit area plant that assembles the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, thirteen employees caught on camera last week boozing during their lunch hour have been fired, with two others suspended without pay. The footage was captured by Detroit Fox affiliate WJBK-TV, then picked up first nationally by...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Today in Car News: Subaru, Land Yachts, Electric Cars and MJ

The other New York newspaper thinks land yachts have hit a new sales stride--but does an S-Class really count? [Wall Street Journal] The EPA wants to give cars a letter grade for fuel economy, but a survey suggests people won't understand how to compare cars any better with new grades. [PRNewswire]...Read More»

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Honesty On The Road Comes With A Pricetag

I can’t figure it out. Is the story on Syracuse.com about the inefficiency of a government bureaucracy or about honesty going wrong – the no good deed goes unpunished twist. A 2005 Jeep slid on a snow covered road and hit a guard rail on a state road in Mexico, New York. The damage was...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee: It's All About The Skid Plates

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is desperately reaching for the off-road imagine it once had as an exclusive, Jeep strayed from its rough and tough roots with the Liberty and Compass, but they're still in the off-road game with Wrangler and with the new Grand Cherokee. This is the first new Chrysler...Read More»

2010 Jeep Compass
Chrysler Previews 2011 Jeep Patriot--But What About Compass?

This morning, Chrysler let loose on a new-product assault via Twitter and Facebook. And while it wasn't the long, drawn-out tease that the 2011 Ford Explorer became on Facebook, it lit up the social-media hotline with breaking news on the 2011 Fiat 500, 2011 Jeep Patriot, 2011 Chrysler Town &...Read More»

2011 Jeep Patriot
2011 Jeep Patriot: First Look

Chrysler's hitting the Twitters this morning with a wave of photos of its new 2011 products--including this first photo of the 2011 Jeep Patriot. The Patriot isn't due for a total overhaul, unlike the brand-new Fiat 500 Sport found today via Twitpic--and unlike the mysterious 2011 Chrysler 200 just...Read More»

2010 Chrysler 300C SRT8
Chrysler Ties Up With U.S. Bank To Expand Leases

Chrysler has just inked a new partnership with U.S. Bank to expand leasing options. Starting this month, a new leasing deal will be offered on new Chrysler 300, Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Charger, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey, Dodge Nitro, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Liberty models. While...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
Cars That Get Better And Cheaper for 2011

Every year, cars get better. Every year, cars get more expensive. It's been the rule since Henry Ford put doors on the Model T in 1911. But it doesn't always apply in a recession. The cost of the average car will almost certainly continue to climb for the foreseeable future, as the cost of...Read More»

2010 Jeep Liberty
2011 Jeep Liberty: Price Drop And Interior Details Add Appeal

The 2011 Jeep Liberty won't look much different than the 2010 Liberty on the outside, but there will be a few key changes inside—including an all-new nav system. Although Chrysler hasn't yet put out a release on what's different on the Liberty for 2011, Allpar reports that a few trim and...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Silverado
Frugal Shopper: 2010 Chevy Silverado Most-Discounted In August

If you're shopping for a large pickup like the Chevrolet Silverado, the time is still right to get a very sweet deal. According to the pricing-intelligence firm TrueCar, which tracks transaction prices and can show you what kind of discount to expect locally, large pickups are the type of vehicle...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
First Look: 2011 Jeep Wrangler

  The covers are off the new 2011 Jeep Wrangler, which gets a much nicer interior and some other upgrades for the new model year. Chrysler says the new Wrangler gets much better interior treatments, as well as a new body-color hard top on the Sahara model. The new instrument panel goes a little...Read More»

Screencap from viral ad for the Dodge Challenger
Video: Dodge Challenger's 'Revolutionary' Campaign Tries To Go Viral

  Chrysler's recent ad campaigns have been pretty hit-or-miss. We've enjoyed the Dodge ads voiced by Michael C. Hall, despite the heat they've taken from PETA. The commercials for the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee were kind of a win, though they could use some judicious editing. On the other hand, the...Read More»

Chrysler headquarters
It's All In How You Look At It: Headlines Proclaim Millions In Losses, Gains For Chrysler

Second-quarter financial results are due from a number of automakers this week. And as much as we love poring over the numbers (we're nerds that way), we also love seeing how those figures get heralded in headlines. The variations can be very, very telling. Case in point: Chrysler, which announced...Read More»

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