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Recalls: 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango, 2014 Fiat 500L
Recalls: 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango, 2014 Fiat 500L

Chrysler has issued two voluntary recalls -- one for the 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango, the other for the 2014 Fiat 500L. The recalls stem from two unrelated problems, and Chrysler knows of no accidents or injuries associated with either flaw. 2012-2013 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE &...Read More»

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2014 Geneva Motor Show
2015 Renegade - Jeep Downsizes For World Domination, Geneva Debut: Video And Live Photos

Jeep isn’t just an American brand. It’s a global icon. And suitably, near the one of the headquarters of the United Nations, the Jeep Renegade is making its world debut. The 2015 Jeep Renegade, which will reach dealerships in the U.S. the third quarter of this year—and Europe this...Read More»

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Investigated For Fire Risk

Two popular Chrysler models -- the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango -- are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after more than 40 owners complained that their vehicles caught fire due to a short in the electrical system. The investigation focuses on...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
Chrysler Finally Cleared For Curious Fix Of 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty, 1993-1998 Grand Cherokee

If you own a 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty or a 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you may have been driving on pins and needles for the past few months, waiting for a recall notice to appear in your mailbox. Thankfully, the wait is almost over: according to the New York Times, Chrysler's unusual fix for...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled For Electrical & Software Flaws

Chrysler is recalling 2014 models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee -- specifically, those vehicles manufactured between January 8, 2013 and August 20, 2013. The recall stems from unrelated problems with the Grand Cherokee's software and electrical wiring. Combined, the two flaws could wreak havoc on the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude
2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude: Does It Drive Better Without the CVT?

The answer, in a word, is 'yes.' Yes, the 2014 Jeep Patriot does drive better with the new six-speed automatic transmission than it ever did with the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) that it's been saddled with ever since its launch for 2007. Yes, the Patriot drives better than it...Read More»

2014 Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee, Washington Redskins: Should Both Names Be Retired?

Since the 1960s, university students have vigorously debated the politics of identity: what does it "mean" to be a woman? Is there an "authentic" African American experience? Which parts of LGBT culture have been "appropriated" by the hegemony? Scare quotes have proliferated. Critics dismiss such...Read More»

2014 Jeep Cherokee
2014 Jeep Cherokee Delayed A Third Time Due To Transmission Problems

For more than a decade, Jeep fans have awaited the return of the long-lost Cherokee. Earlier this year, it seemed like they'd soon get their wish: Chrysler unveiled the 2014 Jeep Cherokee in March at the 2013 New York Auto Show, promising that the all-new crossover would arrive in showrooms in...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Investigated For Fire Risk

Jeep's Grand Cherokee nameplate has been drawing lots of media attention lately -- not all of it good. The Grand Cherokee found itself at the center of a contentious recall earlier this summer when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration claimed that the placement of the gas tank on...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall Addresses Parking Light Flaw

Chrysler is recalling certain 2014 model year Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs to fix an electrical problem that may turn off parking lights. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the safety recall at 4,458. The...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
Jeep Grand Cherokee & Jeep Liberty Recall: Are Chrysler's Fixes Safe?

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Chrysler to recall a few Jeep vehicles -- and by "a few", we mean 2.7 million. Chrysler's response? No. That was pretty unusual, and it made headlines for days afterward. As a result, Jeep's reputation suffered. Things got so bad...Read More»

Tesla's Elon Musk and Chrysler/Fiat's Sergio Marchionne
Tesla Model S Recall Vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Recalls: A Study In Contrasts

Over the past few days, two very different automakers have rolled out two very different recalls, and they've done so in very different ways -- unexpected ways that could hint at each company's future. Exhibit A: yesterday, Tesla announced that it would recall 2013 Model S vehicles manufactured...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Chrysler Still Won't Recall Jeep Grand Cherokee, But Will Inspect All, "Upgrade" Some

UPDATE: Chrysler and the NHTSA have just announced a resolution to the proposed Jeep Grand Cherokee recall. Per the release, Chrysler says it will inspect the involved vehicles, and will, "if necessary, provide an upgrade to the rear structure of the vehicle to better manage crash forces in...Read More»

2014 Jeep Cherokee
2014 Jeep Cherokee Priced From $23,990: Familiar Name, Different Path

It's time to put the Jeep Liberty to pasture and for 2014 its replacement brings back a legendary nameplate: the Cherokee. Introduced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, the Jeep Cherokee is nothing like the vehicle it replaces. It's a crossover that focuses on design, fuel economy, and...Read More»

2012 Jeep Patriot
2010-2012 Jeep Patriot, Compass Recalled For Airbag Defect

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2010 through 2012 model year Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass crossovers to fix a potential airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the...Read More»

2013 Jeep Wrangler
2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler Recalled For Transmission Problem

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year Jeep Wrangler SUVs for potential transmission fluid leaks. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 180,131...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Feds Request A Recall Of 2.7M Jeep Vehicles, Chrysler Pushes Back

Do some model years of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty pose a higher fire risk to their occupants in a crash? And is it because of a safety-related defect? The federal government alleges that the answers to both questions are yes; but in a rare, public pushback to the National Highway...Read More»

2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander Recalled For Electrical Flaw

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2005 through 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2006 through 2010 Jeep Commander SUVS for an electrical flaw that could cause the vehicle to shift into neutral without warning. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2014 Jeep Cherokee Live Photos
2014 Jeep Cherokee Video Preview

How can Jeep better attract family shoppers swarming to top-selling, more carlike compact crossovers like the Honda CR-V and Ford Escape, yet not alienate some of its loyal, off-road-focused buyer base? The answer is the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, which from first look appears to blend just the right...Read More»

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