Jeep launches Blackhawk special editions in Australia
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Jeep launches Blackhawk special editions in Australia

Jeep has added to the appeal of its range with introduction of the distinctive, special edition Blackhawk trim package. The Blackhawk variants are based on Jeep's Wrangler Overland, Grand Chrokee Laredo 4x4 and the Compass and Patriot Sport CVT models. Jeep Australia told CarAdvice the recently released Cherokee diesel and its petrol sibling missed the cut-off point for Blackhawk editions...


Jeep Grand Wagoneer : Seven-seat SUV to fight luxury brands
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer : Seven-seat SUV to fight luxury brands

A new large seven-seat SUV that will be known as the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is set to give the US off-road specialist brand a rival to the European luxury brands. The development of the long-awaited range-topping model that will sit above the Grand Cherokee in the Jeep line-up and offer a three-row, seven-seat layout is progressing according to plan, according to Jeep president and CEO, Mike Manley, who told CarAdvice at the 2014 Paris motor show the Grand Wagoneer will play an important role when it launches in 2018...


Jeep SRT range may grow to include smaller vehicles
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Jeep SRT range may grow to include smaller vehicles

There’s potential for smaller Jeep models to get the sporty SRT treatment, according to the brand’s president and CEO, Mike Manley. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2014 Paris motor show, Manley indicated there is room for more SRT variants in model lines such as the Cherokee and Renegade, as buyers of smaller SUVs are also likely to want the go-fast treatment...


2017 Jeep Wrangler could use lightweight aluminium body to match its downsized engines
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2017 Jeep Wrangler could use lightweight aluminium body to match its downsized engines

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is a strong chance to receive an aluminium bodyshell to go with a range of more efficient, downsized turbo engines. While priority number one appears to make sure the iconic off-roader stays as capable off the beaten path as at present, regulations dictate substantial modernisation...


2015 Jeep Renegade - first look
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2015 Jeep Renegade - first look

2014 Paris motor show - Join Tegan for a first look at the new ‘baby’ Jeep Renegage, which should arrive in Australia next year.


Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition Review : Bunyip weekender
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition Review : Bunyip weekender

Is more really more? James seeks the answer, and a good milkshake in the Dragon Edition Wrangler.


Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : LT2
Rating: 810 /10
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : LT2

Our second long-term report on the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland saw us take the car off-road to experience its country credentials.

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$71,000

Jeep Patriot gets ANCAP five-star rating, Great Wall under-performs with three
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Jeep Patriot gets ANCAP five-star rating, Great Wall under-performs with three

The Jeep Patriot has become only the second model from the American off-road specialist to get the almost requisite ANCAP five-star rating, following in the wheel-tracks of the new Cherokee. But struggling Chinese company Great Wall has again picked up a sub-par score, with its V200 diesel ute managing only three stars in a class increasingly focused on safety...


Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X : Brand's most capable model ever launches from $52,000
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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X : Brand's most capable model ever launches from $52,000

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X special edition has become the most capable off-road vehicle ever offered by the American brand in Australia. The Wrangler Rubicon X is available in limited numbers exclusively in four-door Unlimited specification with a five-speed automatic transmission. At $52,000, it is $3000 more expensive than the regular Rubicon on which it’s based...


Jeep Cherokee recalled
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Jeep Cherokee recalled

The recently-launched Jeep Cherokee compact SUV this week received its first company recall, over a potential issue with a batch of Hitachi rear shock absorbers.  Fiat Chrysler Australia posted the recall notice to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission website yesterday, citing an issue with the Hitachi shocks that could break at one of the attachment points...


2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee : New noise-cancelling technology won't tame SRT's bark, says Jeep
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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee : New noise-cancelling technology won't tame SRT's bark, says Jeep

New noise-cancelling technology introduced to the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT won't take anything away from the stonking SUV's signature sound, the iconic US manufacturer insists. Jeep has partnered with Harman Kardon to develop Active Noise Cancelling technology, which is claimed to reduce road noise and other ambient sounds to improve interior refinement and enhance sound clarity from the audio system without drowning out the SRT’s signature exhaust bark...


Jeep Cherokee Limited diesel arrives priced at $49,000
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Jeep Cherokee Limited diesel arrives priced at $49,000

The Jeep Cherokee SUV range has introduced a sole diesel model, the all-wheel-drive Limited, which is priced at $49,000 plus on-road costs. That price puts the Cherokee Limited diesel as the most expensive model in the range, above the previous flagship $47,500 Trailhawk V6 petrol and a full $5000 over the equivalent Limited with the 3...


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over turn signal problem
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over turn signal problem

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has been recalled over a possible fault with the rear blinkers. According to an official notice posted to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recalls website, the defect of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is that "the rear turn lamp outage detection system may not work in some vehicles"...


Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : Long-term review one
Rating: 810 /10
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland : Long-term review one

We've taken delivery of one of the most popular SUVs on the market as our latest long-term test car - the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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$71,000

Jeep Cherokee: Melbourne to Sydney road trip
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Jeep Cherokee: Melbourne to Sydney road trip

With a medium SUV test due to get underway in Sydney, Mitchell Oke and Tony Crawford are on a mission, driving overnight to get the Jeep Cherokee from Melbourne to Sydney in time. Overall they found the Jeep Cherokee a comfortable road-tripper.

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$33,500 - $47,500

2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport Review

Base model of new Cherokee isn't the sweetspot of this new Jeep range...


Jeep Grand Cherokee : Global recall over fire risk - 31,000 Australian cars affected
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Jeep Grand Cherokee : Global recall over fire risk - 31,000 Australian cars affected

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been involved in yet another recall - this time over a potential fire risk caused by sun visor vanity mirrors. The recall - which is the eighth known problem for the Jeep Grand Cherokee since the start of 2013 (in Australia) - involves 895,000 vehicles worldwide, including both the Jeep large SUV and the US-market Dodge Durango...


Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler prices rise by up to $3000
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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler prices rise by up to $3000

The price of the top-selling Jeep Grand Cherokee has risen across the range, increasing as much as $3000 for the high-performance SRT flagship. The Grand Cherokee Laredo 2WD 3.6-litre V6 now costs $1000 more than before, raising the price of entry to the large SUV range to $44,000. The price of the four-wheel-drive Laredo variants is up $2000, taking the petrol V6 to $48,000 and the 3...


Jeep Cherokee $10k drive-away promo ends, social media complaints begin
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Jeep Cherokee $10k drive-away promo ends, social media complaints begin

Jeep Australia’s “World’s Most Remote Dealership” promotional campaign to deliver 10 new Jeep Cherokee models for $10k driveaway from a remote pop-up site has now been run and won — but it appears not everyone is happy with the result.  The left-of-centre launch competition required entrants to download an app which at 9 am AEST today was programmed to release a phone number...


Next Jeep Wrangler must compete with soft-roader SUVs, according to CEO
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Next Jeep Wrangler must compete with soft-roader SUVs, according to CEO

In the words of Jeep's CEO, the next-generation Jeep Wrangler must be able to compete with soft-roaders, but will also retain its off-roading cred. In an interview with Automotive News, Jeep CEO, Mike Manley, said the brand found over 19,000 new homes for the Wrangler in the US during May and these weren’t "people who just want to go off-roading”...