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

The best-selling large SUV in the country is American. How times have changed.

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$44,400

Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Peugeot 2008, Suzuki SX4 S-Cross earn five-star Euro NCAP ratings
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Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Peugeot 2008, Suzuki SX4 S-Cross earn five-star Euro NCAP ratings

The Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, Peugeot 2008 and Suzuki SX4 S-Cross have all earned maximum five-star safety ratings from independent crash-tester Euro NCAP. The cheapest car of the quartet, the all-new Suzuki SX4 S-Cross, achieved the best overall rating, scoring 92 per cent for adult occupant protection, 80 per cent for child occupant protection, 72 per cent for pedestrian protection and 81 per cent for safety assist features...


Baby Jeep SUV mule spied testing
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Baby Jeep SUV mule spied testing

A mule of the all-new 'baby Jeep' has been spied undergoing high-altitude testing ahead of its international unveiling and launch in 2014. Hiding under a roughly cut collection of Fiat 500L body panels is the sub-compact Jeep's new platform, which it will share with the upcoming Fiat 500X crossover...


Jeep Cherokee designer defends controversial styling
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Jeep Cherokee designer defends controversial styling

The designer of the new-generation Jeep Cherokee has defended its controversial front end, saying the brand needed to break away from a traditional look. Jeep unveiled the 2014 Cherokee earlier this year in a series of images that ignited forums and drew much negative comment from US motoring writers...


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...