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Jeep Compass Is Dead, Town & Country Becoming A Crossover
Jeep Compass Is Dead, Town & Country Becoming A Crossover

A couple of weeks ago, told you about a string of vehicles that were being killed off by automakers. Now, we can add two more rides to that list: the Jeep Compass and the Chrysler Town & Country. The news comes directly from Chrysler's biggest kahuna, CEO Sergio Marchionne, by way of AutoNews...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
2010 Jeep Wranger Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2010 models of its popular Jeep Wrangler. At issue is a flaw in the design of the skid plate that protects the transmission, which could ultimately result in a fire. The Jeep recall affects 67,872 Wranglers equipped with automatic transmissions. According to a...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Three Of Five Parents Involve Kids In Car-Buying Decisions, Study

It may come as a shock to some automakers, and a few parents, but a new proprietary study from The Family Room finds that three of five parents (57 percent) today involve their kids in car-buying decisions. The story, originally appearing in Advertising Age, caught our attention, and we wanted more...Read More»

2012 Jeep Compass
2012 Jeep Compass, Patriot: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs over concerns about potentially faulty fuel tank valves. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 1,689...Read More»

2012 Jeep Patriot
2012 Jeep Compass, Patriot Recalled For Fuel Tank Flaw

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot. The issue? A flaw in the fuel tank, which could be serious trouble in the event of an accident. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Jeep recall includes vehicles built...Read More»

2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004-2005 Jeep Liberty: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign of certain 2004-2005 model year Jeep Liberty SUVs over concerns about corrosion that could lead to loss of vehicle control. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected...Read More»

2011 Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass And Patriot Replacement Delayed Until 2014

According to Automotive News Europe, the SUV planned to replace both the Jeep Compass and Patriot, has been delayed until 2014. Originally intended to go into production in 2013, the code-named B-SUV has been delayed so that Fiat can expedite engineering on its European products, like the Sedici...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
Amid Profit, Chrysler Builds 1,000,000th Pentastar Engine

With Chrysler reporting its first profitable fiscal year since 1997, the news that the company's one millionth "Pentastar" engine rolled out of its Trenton, Mich., marks more progress in its turnaround. The milestone comes a mere eighteen months after production began in July of 2010. "To build one...Read More»

2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2002-2003 Jeep Liberty Airbags Fire At Random, NHTSA Investigates

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ramped up its investigation of the popular Jeep Liberty after dozens of reports of airbags deploying without warning. According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, the problem affects Liberty SUVs from the 2002 and 2003 model years. In all...Read More»

Jeep's "production-ready" 2012 Grand Cherokee concept
Jeep Announces Name My Ride Contest

Jeep unveiled a blacked-out Concept Grand Cherokee at the Houston Auto Show yesterday. While the vehicle looks terrific, the more interesting news is the "Name My Ride" contest that goes along with the vehicle. In an effort to build excitement around the concept which it intends to build. Jeep is...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Ford, Hyundai Ace Loyalty Studies From Polk, J.D. Power

Customer retention is a huge focus in the automotive world -- in fact, earlier this week at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors' Mark Reuss listed it among his top three priorities*. However, two recent studies show that Ford and Hyundai currently do the best job of keeping customers in the...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
A Strong December Closes Out 2011 Car Sales

As automakers are reporting December 2011 sales, a recovery that began early last year seems to be growing more steady, and stronger. Each of the Big Three automakers--Ford (NYSE:F), General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Chrysler--reported sales increases for the month and for the year, as retail vehicle...Read More»

Jeep Arctic Yeti Dig
Win A Trip To The Winter X Games & A Shot At A 2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic Edition

If you like extreme winter sports and extreme-weather vehicles, Jeep has launched a contest that could be just your speed. From now through January 19, Jeep is hosting a sweepstakes that could send you to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado and give you a shot at winning a brand-new 2012 Jeep...Read More»

2012 Jeep Patriot
2012 Compact SUVs: Three Under $20,000

Need or want a small SUV to ferry the family around and accommodate other lifestyle requirements, but don’t want to pay upwards of $20,000? In 2012 Family Vehicles: 20 Under $20,000 we identified three compact five-passenger SUVs that fit the bill: the 2012 Jeep Patriot Sport FWD, the 2012...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible live photos
2012 Jeep Patriot, 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth, Honda Fit EV: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Honda releases details surrounding its electric Fit EV while we review the 2012 Jeep Patriot. Audi is working on a new Super Bowl ad while the new R8 LMS Ultra makes its debut. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Fiat creates an ad for...Read More»

Chrysler's online Owner's Center for Jeep vehicles
Chrysler & Mopar Launch Site For Car Owners At 2011 LA Auto Show

Looking for a digital owner's manual for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle? How about an easy way to order replacement parts or customized gear for your ride? Chrysler and its service, parts, and customer-care brand, Mopar, have created a series of websites to meet those needs and more --...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic
2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic & Liberty Arctic Drift Into Showrooms

If you were planning to treat yourself (or someone else) to a Jeep this holiday season, you now have two more options to consider: the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic and the 2012 Jeep Liberty Arctic. Both arrive in showrooms this month. As you might imagine, the Arctic editions allude to the extreme...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand

Ford has taken a significant tumble in reliability due to some of its latest vehicle technologies, while Jeep is now the most reliable domestic brand, according to the latest annual-survey data from Consumer Reports. Both of those pieces of news might come as a bit of a surprise. Consumers have...Read More»

Jeep Grand Wagoneer
Jeep Grand Wagoneer To Return In 2014: Report

Look out Cadillac Escalade, there’s a new luxury family SUV on Chrysler’s horizon, with the reported return of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer sometime in 2014. It the name sounds familiar, it should, at least to some with longish memories. The last Jeep Grand Wagoneer rolled off the assembly...Read More»

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