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2018 Jeep Cherokee update revealed
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2018 Jeep Cherokee update revealed

The upgraded 2018 Jeep Cherokee has been revealed for the US market, bringing new active safety technologies and increased equipment levels across the range. For the new model-year, the American medium SUV is now available with technologies like blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert on higher grades...


Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the halo model for the brand in Australia
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Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the halo model for the brand in Australia

Australia has long been a vital market for the Jeep brand, and the imminent arrival of the heavy-hitting Grand Cherokee Trackhawk performance SUV is an indication of just how seriously Jeep takes its fans down under. FCA Australia boss, Steve Zanlunghi, was adamant from the outset that Australia needed to get the Trackhawk...


Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge
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Engineering the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was a mammoth challenge

Jamie Standring, SRT's senior manager for powertrain engineering, told CarAdvice there’s a lot more going on under the surface of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk than merely generating bulk power and torque from the supercharged V8 engine. “Certainly packaging was one of the challenges,” Standring said...


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Circa $140k starting price likely
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Circa $140k starting price likely

Although we're in the US this week to drive the maniacal new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the company has yet to reveal Australian pricing. By our calculations, though, the big beast will likely start with a price tag in the neighbourhood of $140,000. What we do know for sure is that the Trackhawk will go on sale in Australia in two variant forms...


Jeep Scrambler name to be used for new Wrangler ute - report
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Jeep Scrambler name to be used for new Wrangler ute - report

The new ute based on the next-generation Jeep Wrangler will reportedly wear the Scrambler name. According to the team behind JL Wrangler Forums, and posted on their newly minted site Jeep Scrambler Forum, the Scrambler name will be revived for the ute version of the new Wrangler. The forums' administrators have also posted screenshots reportedly taken from the Fiat Chrysler's internal ordering system...


Jeep sale rumours denied, but Great Wall keen
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Jeep sale rumours denied, but Great Wall keen

Reports that a Chinese automaker had made an offer on the Fiat Chrysler business quickly evolved this week into a more specific discussion over the Jeep brand - but the Italian-American company says no such talks have occurred. According to industry journal Automotive News and business paper Reuters, the Chinese company behind the offer is one familiar to Australian buyers: Great Wall Motors...


Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show
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Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show

Several manufacturers will be giving the Frankfurt motor show a miss this year, including Fiat, Jeep, Nissan and Volvo, as brands shift their investments from the traditional product showcases. As reported by industry journal Automotive News Europe, numerous marques are finding it increasingly difficult to justify the massive budgets required for a major auto show - instead opting to attend more interactive events like the Goodwood Festival of Speed...


2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited leaked undisguised from factory floor
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2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited leaked undisguised from factory floor

A photo of the next-generation Jeep Wrangler Unlimited from the factory floor has been posted online months ahead of the car's expected debut. This image was posted in the Jeep subreddit by LGTIII, although it's not clear how the Reddit user came into possession of this photo...


Fiat Chrysler rejected Chinese bid, others interested - report
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Fiat Chrysler rejected Chinese bid, others interested - report

Fiat Chrysler could be acquired by a Chinese car maker, with reports indicating it has already rejected one offer for no reason other than the size of the offer. According to Automotive News, a large Chinese automaker recently had a bid for the Fiat Chrysler (FCA) turned down...


Jeep Renegade gets a Comanche ute makeover in the US
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Jeep Renegade gets a Comanche ute makeover in the US

A 2015 Jeep Renegade that was converted into a ute and badged 'Comanche', was recently for sale on eBay in the US. The one-off ute topped the bidding at US$32,000 ($40,387) with reserve not met, though American company, Boar Customs, has announced it will build more in limited numbers...


2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review

See the full article here. There’s absolutely no doubt the revised 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a watershed moment for the brand in Australia. Resounding success as recently as 2014 on the back of sharp pricing and quality inclusions, followed by the subsequent fall from grace in the form of recalls, service issues and parts availability – it's been an eventful few years for Jeep in Australia, that's for sure...


2018 Jeep Wrangler two-door spied
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2018 Jeep Wrangler two-door spied

The next-generation Jeep Wrangler two-door has been spied ahead of its debut later this year. We've seen quite a bit of the Wrangler Unlimited and the new Wrangler ute during the next-generation four-wheel drive's development phase, but this is the first sighting in a while of the two-door model...


Jeep Wrangler Pickup ute rendered
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Jeep Wrangler Pickup ute rendered

The generally well-informed fans at JLwranglerforums.com in the States have done some rendered images of the 2019 Jeep JT Pickup, to be spun off the new-generation JL Wrangler. The 'Wrangler ute' will lob about one year after its Wrangler SUV siblings, with production to begin at Toledo in September/October 2018, following a major FCA investment...


2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review

The revised 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is poised to regain ground lost since 2014 with reliability and service issues. At launch, we test the SRT and Trailhawk variants.


New 'There And Back' warranty program working for Jeep
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New 'There And Back' warranty program working for Jeep

It's early days, but it seems Jeep's commitment to customer service and the backing of its products in Australia through the new 'There And Back' guarantee, is working out. "This was never meant to be a silver bullet," FCA CEO Steve Zanlunghi told CarAdvice at the launch of the revised Grand Cherokee...


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed for Australia, here in December
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk confirmed for Australia, here in December

The manic Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk super SUV has been confirmed for the Australian market, locked in for a December launch. Powered by a 527kW/874Nm 6.2-litre supercharged V8 shared with the Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats, the flagship Grand Cherokee can sprint from 0-100km/h in just 3.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 290km/h...


2019 Jeep Wrangler ute spied with production tray
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2019 Jeep Wrangler ute spied with production tray

The Jeep Wrangler ute has been spied again, but this time in a higher state of production-readiness. The last time we saw the Wrangler ute out-and-about, it was fitted with a tray seemingly stolen from the back of a Ram 1500 pickup. It had wheel arches improperly aligned with the rear wheels, as well as styling completely at odds to the rest of the car...


Maserati Levante was almost a Jeep Grand Cherokee with bling
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Maserati Levante was almost a Jeep Grand Cherokee with bling

If it wasn't for a ballsy intervention by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne, Maserati's first SUV would have been based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Levante development had commenced on the Grand Cherokee platform, with over a year of progress before work was halted...


Fiat Chrysler sued over diesel emissions cheating, Mercedes-Benz offices raided
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Fiat Chrysler sued over diesel emissions cheating, Mercedes-Benz offices raided

In the wake of Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz have been cast into the spotlight, as authorities on both sides of the Atlantic have launched new actions into possible cases of emission testing defeat devices being used to illegally pass vehicles for sale...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 19, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 19, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...