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Jeep Cherokee Returns For 2014
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»

2012 Jeep Liberty Arctic
Jeep’s Liberty Replacement May Revive Cherokee Nameplate: Report

The replacement for the aging Jeep Liberty will likely be the first all-new Jeep model launched under Fiat’s ownership of the storied brand, and word is that the Cherokee nameplate may be revived for the new SUV. As Autocar reports, the model that replaces the Liberty will be built on a...Read More»

J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study
J.D. Power: Lexus, MINI Are Tops In Sales Satisfaction

Earlier today, we discussed how a range of factors affect customer satisfaction with new automobiles. Included in that mix is the sales process, which begins with shoppers researching possible purchases, and ends with buyers driving their new cars home. J.D. Power's 2012 U.S. Sales Satisfaction...Read More»

2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition Debuts

If you're a Jeep fan, you probably know all about the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The special edition Wrangler is named for one of the world's most celebrated, brutal, off-road courses, and it lives up to that name with a combination of ruggedness and style. The 10th anniversary Rubicon is available in...Read More»

2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition
2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition Gives To Military Charities

Chrysler has debuted a new, special edition of its Jeep Patriot SUV: the 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom edition. The announcement came yesterday, while many Americans were observing Veterans Day. The timing isn't coincidental: like the Jeep Wrangler Freedom edition, the Patriot Freedom is billed as "a...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Chrysler Recalls 744,822 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty SUVs For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall involving 744,822 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs due to concerns over unintended deployment of airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website says that the recall involves 200-2004 Jeep Grand...Read More»

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
So, Is Jeep Really Moving To China, Or What?

Update: See below Last week, Bloomberg News ran a story with this headline: "Fiat Says Jeep Output May Return to China as Demand Rises". There are three ways you could look at that. 1. You could cock your head to the side like Nipper the RCA dog and wonder what the heck it means. 2. You could...Read More»

Acura NSX Concept
2014 Chevy Silverado, Corvette, '15 Acura NSX: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, we've reviewed the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid in our latest video road test, and General Motors has released a video teasing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The 2013 Chevrolet Volt is getting a software update to cure some charging issues, and Fiat's talking about what it will...Read More»

2013 Jeep Patriot
2011-2012 Jeep Patriot Models Investigated For Stalling Issue

Late-model Jeep Patriot compact crossovers may have an issue with stalling, and federal safety officials are looking into a series of complaints. Earlier this week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a Defect Investigation on Jeep Patriot utility vehicles from the 2011 and...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Responding To Pressure, Chrysler Posts Advice On 'Jeep Death Wobble'

Last month, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged Chrysler to issue guidance on a phenomenon known as the "Jeep Death Wobble". According to Detroit News, Chrysler has now done just that. The "Death Wobble" has been linked to Jeep Wranglers from 2005-2010 (especially the 2007 model...Read More»

2012 Jeep Liberty Arctic
Jeep Liberty Officially Dies On August 16

We knew it was coming. We all knew that the Jeep Liberty was not long for this world. And now, Detroit News has told us when Jeep's parent company, Chrysler, is pulling the plug: next Thursday, August 16. The Liberty has had good run, managing to remain popular despite being part of a Jeep/Dodge...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee production-intent sports concept
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2009-10 Ram 1500 Under Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into two popular Chrysler vehicles: the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2009-10 Ram 1500. According to Detroit News, NHTSA has received two complaints of fires in the Grand Cherokee, which may have been caused by power...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Offers 'No Payments For 90 Days' Summer Promo

Yesterday, we told you about the debut of General Motors' "Chevy Confidence" program, which offers Chevrolet shoppers no-haggle pricing and the opportunity to return their 2012 and 2013 model-year vehicles within 60 days of purchase. Not to be outdone, Chrysler has announced a promotion of its own...Read More»

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