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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall Addresses Parking Light Flaw
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»

2014 Jeep Cherokee: frame capture from off-roading video
Watch The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Go Off-Roading: Video

With news that Jeep’s reborn Cherokee will be adopting a car-based platform, there have been fears the new vehicle might not live up to the qualities of the famous off-roading nameplate. Jeep has set out to reassure would-be buyers that its new Cherokee, which goes on sale this fall as a 2014...Read More»

2014 Lexus IS 250 F Sport
Lexus, Subaru, Mazda Earn High Marks On Consumer Reports' Report Card

Every year, Consumer Reports rolls out its "Brand Report Card", which ranks major auto brands based on reliability and road-test scores. CR's 2013 scoresheet has just come out, with Lexus at the top of the heap. In previous years, CR's report card has lumped all of an automaker's sub-brands under...Read More»

2014 Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee Returns For 2014

Jeep has revived its lauded Cherokee nameplate after more than a decade, with the new generation of the popular mid-size SUV set to be launched on the market in the third quarter of the year following a debut in New York late next month. In line with the times, the new Jeep Cherokee adopts the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Patriot
2014 Jeep Patriot Video Preview

It may look the same, but for 2014 Jeep has refreshed the Patriot where it counts by ditching the CVT and giving it more miles per gallon. That's right, the CVT transmission in the Jeep Patriot has been replaced with a six-speed automatic across the board. Both the 2.0-liter and 2.4-liter...Read More»

2014 Jeep Compass
2014 Jeep Compass Video Preview

After six years, the Jeep Compass is finally worth considering, and it only took one major change to make it happen: ditching the CVT. For 2014 Jeep has replaced the CVT in the Compass with a six-speed automatic transmission in all models. This both increases fuel economy and lowers the revs while...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Video Preview

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was all-new for 2011 but it's already getting a heavy refresh to keep the sales momentum going. With more gears, more engine choices, and updated styling, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is ready to take on the competition. The biggest change for the refreshed Grand Cherokee is...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show
Chrysler Inks Deal With Guangzhou To Produce Chinese Jeeps In China

Back in October, there was a lot of discussion about Chrysler and news that the company might begin producing Jeeps in China again. Some pundits screamed bloody murder, fearing that Chrysler's new Italian owner -- Fiat -- planned to shutter Jeep facilities in the U.S. and headquarter the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: High-MPG Diesel, Eight Speeds, And A Facelift

Since its last redesign for 2011, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has held a unique spot in the American family SUV market. While models such as the Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder have found softer shapes and more carlike powertrains, the Grand Cherokee is refreshingly different: handsomely rugged...Read More»

2014 Jeep Compass
2014 Jeep Compass, 2014 Jeep Patriot Shed CVT, Add Refinements

In the 2014 Jeep Compass and 2014 Jeep Patriot, the CVT is history. And because of that, we think both of these models are worth giving a second look if you’ve previously taken note of their rugged good looks and city-sized compact-car sensibilities. This bears some explanation. The Jeep...Read More»

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