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FCA sued over Jeep Wrangler suspension concerns
FCA sued over Jeep Wrangler suspension concerns

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been served a class-action lawsuit over suspension concerns in the Jeep Wrangler, which owners often call the Jeep "death wobble." According to the lawsuit, which The Detroit News reported on last Wednesday, it was filed in Detroit's U.S. District Court for the Eastern...Read More»

2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Euro NCAP crash test
2018 Jeep Wrangler fails European crash test

European crash testers gave the 2018 Jeep Wrangler a scathing one-star rating Wednesday. Europe's New Car Assessment Program said the off-roader earned the poor rating due in part to its lack of modern active safety equipment. The new Jeep Wrangler didn't offer automatic emergency braking on 2018...Read More»

2019 Jeep Wrangler
Redesigned Jeep Wrangler to be recalled over frame welding problems

Jeep informed its dealers last week that it will launch a recall for its redesigned 2018 and 2019 Wranglers over improper welds on front suspension components that many not have been attached correctly at the factory. If the welds break, the bracket holding the front track bar separates from the...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
FCA tells 4.8M vehicle owners to stop using cruise control until software fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Friday that it will recall nearly 5 million 2014-2019 model year Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram models with cruise control systems that may not turn off. Until the automaker's dealers can update software on the affected vehicles, it is discouraging owners from...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
2018 Jeep Wrangler price climbs by $750

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler just got more expensive and there's not much you can do about it. CarsDirect reported Thursday that 2018 Wrangler JL off-roaders shipping from the automaker's Toledo, Ohio, assembly plant now cost $750 more than they did just a few weeks ago. That brings the entry price to...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler
2018 Jeep Wrangler price climbs to $28,190

The redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler will see a hefty price hike to $28,190 when it goes on sale early next year. That's the base price of a two-door Wrangler Sport and it includes a mandatory $1,195 destination charge that's among the highest charged by any automaker. The four-door Wrangler Unlimited...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler
Redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler to boast improved fuel economy

The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler may still have boxy styling that flashes back to World War II, but its fuel economy will improve substantially. Roadshow dug up the 2018 Wrangler's fuel economy figures, which were posted to the EPA's website. The figures released for the Wrangler with a 3.6-liter V-6...Read More»

2018 Jeep Wrangler
2018 Jeep Wrangler reveals its evolutionary design

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is here—not that we know much about it. What is clear: Jeep invoked an "if it isn't broke, don't fix it" mentality when designing its 2018 Wrangler, which was revealed to the public Tuesday. There are various elements present with a more refined appeal over the outgoing...Read More»

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon, 2017 Chicago auto show
Jeep builds its most capable Wrangler ever

It seems inevitable that the first stop anyone who buys a 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon will make after leaving the dealership is a tire shop. It's not because Jeep doesn't fit its latest special edition with decent tires from the factory—32-inch BFGoodrich Mud Terrains—it's because...Read More»

2017 Jeep Wrangler
2016-2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled to fix airbag glitch on nearly 225,000 vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles to address a problem that could prevent the SUV's airbags from deploying during a collision. The problem stems from a wiring flaw associated with the vehicle's front impact sensor. Documents from the National Highway...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
Honda HR-V, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Rogue, and other small SUVs have poor headlights, says IIHS

When most people go shopping for a new car, they go with a list of criteria--features that they absolutely must have in their new ride. These are typically things like good fuel economy, high-tech safety features, intuitive infotainment systems, and, according to some people, cup holders. One item...Read More»

Inflated airbag
FCA stops using Takata airbags that are due to be recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has some good news for consumers and bad news for Takata shareholders: by the end of next week, FCA will stop using Takata-brand airbags that are due to be recalled by 2019. Those airbags employ ammonium nitrate to inflate the devices during crashes. Unfortunately, that...Read More»

2006 Honda Gold Wing with Takata airbag
Fiat Chrysler, Honda recall nearly 10 million more Takata airbags

Earlier this month, rumors began circulating that up to 40 million airbag inflators installed on U.S. vehicles would be added to the already-massive Takata recall. Shortly thereafter, Honda issued a recall for 20 million additional devices, while Toyota's roster grew by a more modest but still...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler recalled for airbag problem: 506,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 500,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the 2007 to 2016 model year. According to FCA, some of those vehicles may have developed problems with their airbag systems that could prevent the devices from deploying during collisions. ALSO SEE: GM to compensate...Read More»

2005 Jeep Gladiator concept
Jeep Wrangler Pickup Confirmed: Future Rival To The Ford Ranger?

In the pickup market, toughness matters. So does rugged, iconic, like-no-other styling...such as that of the Jeep Wrangler. Well, then; what about a pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been considering it for some time—actually for many years, if you...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler
Probe of 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Airbag Problem Moves Forward

Back in June, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched investigations of two models manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: the Dodge Dart, whose owners had complained of brake problems, and the Jeep Wrangler, whose owners had reported issues with their airbags. Last week, the...Read More»

Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder Concept for Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015
So, Are You Gonna Buy That New Jeep Wrangler Pickup?

Detroit automakers are working overtime to renegotiate their contracts with the UAW. As news of those talks leaks out, so do some intriguing hints about products that may (or may not) lie down the road. ALSO SEE: Holy Crap, The Ford Bronco May Make A Comeback, Too Ford, for example, is considering...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2007-12 Jeep Wrangler & 2013 Dodge Dart Investigated For Faulty Airbags, Brakes

Within the past week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened two investigations of vehicles manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Both probes are in the Preliminary Evaluation phase, the first in a three-step process toward a recall. The first vehicle under NHTSA's...Read More»

Ssangyong Tivoli
Rumor: Ssangyong & Mahindra To Sell U.S. Crossover That Will Compete With Jeep Wrangler

While car sales in China seem to be cooling off, and Europe continues to struggle toward economic stability, the U.S. auto market remains hot, hot, hot. That makes it a very attractive target for foreign car companies, and according to Auto News, South Korea's Ssangyong could be gearing up for an...Read More»

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