Jeep Cherokee Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Jeep Cherokee Review

CarAdvice heads to the US for a first taste of latest-generation Cherokee that lifts its on-road game to take on CX-5, CR-V and Co.


Jeep Wrangler Polar: special edition off-roader unveiled
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Jeep Wrangler Polar: special edition off-roader unveiled

The Jeep Wrangler Polar has been unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show. A special edition based on the standard four-door Wrangler Sahara model, the US brand says the Jeep Wrangler Polar “takes its cue from the severe climate and extreme conditions that characterise the Antarctic region"...


Jeep Wrangler: outdoor icon updated for 2014
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Jeep Wrangler: outdoor icon updated for 2014

The Jeep Wrangler has been updated for 2014, with performance increases joining two special-edition models in the updated line-up. Again powered by the Chrysler Group’s 3.6-litre V6 Pentastar petrol engine,power and torque in the refreshed Jeep Wrangler rise 3kW and 5Nm respectively to 212kW and 352Nm. Claimed combined cycle fuel consumption of 11...


Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition launched
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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition launched

The most capable factory-produced Wrangler ever – the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition – has arrived in Australia. Fiat Chrysler Australia has secured 30 of the limited edition Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary vehicles for our market – 12 two-door models and 18 four-doors – commemorating a decade of Wrangler Rubicon production...


2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

A new eight-speed auto improves the on-road manners of a big SUV that is also highly capable off road.

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$43,000 to $77,000

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee: pricing and specifications
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee: pricing and specifications

A new rear-wheel-drive base model, a new eight-speed auto and improved fuel efficiency form three of the major changes to the new Jeep Grand Cherokee. This is the first significant makeover for the current generation of the American 4x4 brand’s flagship model released in early 2011 in Australia...


Baby Jeep SUV to take on hatchbacks
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Baby Jeep SUV to take on hatchbacks

The smallest Jeep 4WD yet will become a competitor for the likes of the Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Golf. Jeep CEO Mike Manley has told US motoring media the yet-to-be-named model will be 4.2 metres long, making it about the size of a Golf and nearly half a metre smaller than the Jeep Cherokee...


Jeep seven-seater SUV set to return
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Jeep seven-seater SUV set to return

A new seven-seater Jeep is still to be officially confirmed by the US 4WD brand but is believed to be in the pipeline for a 2015 release. Jeep hasn’t offered such a vehicle since the Commander was discontinued in 2010 (2009 for Australia). Jeep’s biggest vehicle is currently the Grand Cherokee, though the flagship model continues to offer five seats only...


Jeep Cherokee production delay: Australian launch postponed to 2014
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Jeep Cherokee production delay: Australian launch postponed to 2014

The Australian arrival of the new Jeep Cherokee has been postponed until next year following US production delays. Fiat Chrysler Group Australia director of corporate affairs Karla Leach confirmed reports that Chrysler Group is pushing back the launch of the Jeep Cherokee due to delays at the company's Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio...


Jeep recalling almost 35,000 cars in Australia
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Jeep recalling almost 35,000 cars in Australia

Fiat Chrysler Australia will recall almost 35,000 Jeep SUVs after two separate recalls were made public this week. Approximately 28,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Cherokee models will be recalled locally in response to the Chrysler Group’s announcement that it will voluntarily recall 1...


Chrysler backflips on US Jeep safety recall request
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Chrysler backflips on US Jeep safety recall request

Chrysler Group has settled a dispute with the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) by confirming it will inspect more than 1.5 million Jeep vehicles highlighted by the government body as having safety concerns. According to industry journal Automotive News, Chrysler has resolved the dispute with the NHTSA by agreeing to inspect 1...


Jeep Compass, Patriot fuel tank tube recall affects 333 local SUVs
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Jeep Compass, Patriot fuel tank tube recall affects 333 local SUVs

The Fiat Chrysler Group is recalling 333 Jeep SUVs in Australia for a defective fuel tank transfer tube that could result in vehicles stalling. According to the official recall notice on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) product safety recalls website, the defective fuel tank transfer tube on 206 Jeep Compass models and 127 Jeep Patriots built between Oct 18, 2011 and May 7, 2012 can restrict fuel flow risking the possibility of engines spontaneously stalling...


Chrysler defies US safety recall of 2.7 million Jeeps
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Chrysler defies US safety recall of 2.7 million Jeeps

The Chrysler Group has responded to a safety recall request from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), saying it does not intend to recall 2.7 million Jeep vehicles highlighted by the government body. Responding to a request from the NHTSA to recall approximately 2...


Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander: 5000 cars recalled locally
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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander: 5000 cars recalled locally

Around 5000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Commander models have been recalled in Australia for a fault relating to the SUVs' transmission. The Jeep Grand Cherokee (pictured top) and Jeep Commander (pictured below) models affected were built between 2005 and 2010 and are part of a global recall of about 469,000 Chrysler Group SUVs found to have a software fault linked to the vehicles’ transmission resulting in the gearbox inadvertently shifting itself into neutral...


Chrysler recalls 263,000 vehicles over six separate issues
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Chrysler recalls 263,000 vehicles over six separate issues

Fiat Chrysler Group is recalling more than 263,000 vehicles around the world to repair defects relating to six separate issues. The recalls affect roughly 240,000 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles in the US, Canada and Mexico and a further 23,000 sold to markets outside North America, including 336 Jeeps delivered to Australia...


Jeep Cherokee: front-wheel drive, nine-speed auto for mid-sized SUV
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Jeep Cherokee: front-wheel drive, nine-speed auto for mid-sized SUV

The all-new Jeep Cherokee will boast a standard nine-speed automatic transmission and offer a front-wheel drive base model for the first time when it goes on sale later this year. Turning heads during its New York auto show unveiling earlier today, the dramatically styled fourth-generation Jeep Cherokee will also be up to 45 per cent more fuel efficient than the outgoing model, as well as more capable off-road, more refined on-road, and loaded with more safety and technology features than ever before...


Jeep reveals six new concepts for annual Moab Safari
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Jeep reveals six new concepts for annual Moab Safari

Jeep and the Chrysler Group's Mopar have teamed up to create six new concept vehicles to be unveiled later this week at the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Combining production and prototype items from Jeep Performance Parts, the concepts are intended to impress extreme off-road fanatics and Jeep owners who are passionate about customisation, performance and personalisation...


Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk limited edition launched
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk limited edition launched

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk limited edition is now available in Australia, adding a host of visual and functional upgrades to the full-size 4WD. Jeep is bringing 160 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk special editions to Australia, targeting four-wheel-drive enthusiasts with the model’s combination of Jeep’s Quadra-Lift II 4x4 system and Quadra-Lift air suspension, underbody protection plates and 18-inch Goodyear Silent Armour all-terrain tyres...


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 track tested by CEO
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 track tested by CEO

While some senior executives may be happy sitting in an office, SRT CEO and senior vice president of design at Chrysler Group, Ralph Gilles, prefers to be in the driver's seat, literally. Seen in recently released footage behind the wheel of the 351kW/630Nm 6.4-litre HEMI V8-powered 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Gilles hustles the 2336kg SUV around the new Circuit of the America’s in Austin, Texas...