2014 Jeep Wrangler Review : Freedom Special Edition
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Jeep Wrangler Review : Freedom Special Edition

A special edition nod to the US brand's military past, the Jeep Wrangler Freedom is far more at home off-road than on…...


Jeep to expand production to six countries; launch new compact SUV, Grand Wagoneer seven-seater
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Jeep to expand production to six countries; launch new compact SUV, Grand Wagoneer seven-seater

The next five years will see Jeep expand its production footprint from one country to six as it seeks to assert itself as the cornerstone of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles around the world. The ambitious plan includes the creation of production facilities in Asia, Europe and Latin America, with the view to more than double sales from 732,000 last year to 1...


Jeep aiming to double sales to 1.5m by 2018
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Jeep aiming to double sales to 1.5m by 2018

Jeep aims to double its global sales within the next four years on the back of anticipated strong growth in China and South America. Automotive News cites Fiat Chrysler sources in Italy who said the car maker wants to sell more than 1.5 million Jeeps by 2018. Jeep sold 731,565 SUVs around the world last year – 36 per cent up on 2012...


Jeep Wrangler Freedom Review : Off the beaten track weekender
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Jeep Wrangler Freedom Review : Off the beaten track weekender

The Jeep Wrangler Freedom is an off-road star. This special edition is inspired by Jeep's military history. It's tough, eye-catching and a lot of fun.

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$35,000 to $41,000

Jeep Wrangler Polar edition arrives for winter
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Jeep Wrangler Polar edition arrives for winter

The Jeep Wrangler Polar edition has blown into Australian showrooms a few weeks out from the start of winter. Priced $3000 above the Wrangler Overland on which it’s based, the limited edition Polar is available in two-door ($45,500) and four-door ($50,000) body styles and is fitted with a range of unique features and styling elements inspired by the harsh climate of Antarctica...


Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over brake problem
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Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over brake problem

A number of Jeep Grand Cherokee models have been recalled in Australia due to a fault related to the SUVs braking system. A total of 648 Jeep Grand Cherokees built between October 11, 2011 and October 1, 2012 have been recalled to repair a defect with the vehicles’ Ready Alert Braking System (RAB) that could result in increased stopping distances...


Jeep Wrangler next-generation : Lighter, better aerodynamics and fuel economy
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Jeep Wrangler next-generation : Lighter, better aerodynamics and fuel economy

The next-generation Jeep Wrangler will be lighter, more fuel efficient and come equipped with more advanced transmission and engine combinations while maintaining its rugged looks and off-roading ability, the company’s boss says...


Jeep likely to build a Wrangler Ute (pickup)
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Jeep likely to build a Wrangler Ute (pickup)

Jeep is likely to build a ute (pickup) version of the next-generation Jeep Wrangler as the brand gears up to announce its plans for the next five years in May. Speaking to Australian media in Geneva today, Jeep’s global boss, Mike Manly, hinted at the possibility of a Jeep ute. Mentioned previously, the concept was also seen in the flesh in 2005 with the Jeep Gladiator (pictured)...


2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk : Off-roading baby SUV
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2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk : Off-roading baby SUV

The new Jeep Renegade Trailhawk may seem a tad peculiar, given the whole purpose of the Jeep Renegade is to attract a new breed of compact SUV buyers that may not necessarily put off-roading ability high-up on the buying criteria. Clearly, however, Jeep felt strongly enough about its ability that even its baby-SUV gets a Trailhawk variant...


2015 Jeep Renegade : Technical guide
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2015 Jeep Renegade : Technical guide

With global demand for smaller SUVs growing, Jeep has teamed up with its Italian owners to create the brand’s first compact SUV, the Jeep Renegade. Although the name Jeepster was rumoured to be the model’s designation, Renegade was chosen as its global name with the baby SUV being officially set for a Geneva Motor Show unveiling...


2015 Jeep Renegade : baby Jeep leaked
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2015 Jeep Renegade : baby Jeep leaked

Images of the new baby Jeep have leaked a day ahead of its reveal at the 2014 Geneva motor show. The image features a tall-body vehicle with all the right Jeep cues, such as the seven-slot grille, round headlights, and trapezoidal wheelaraches. Appearing to be badged Renegade, the new model's shape also indicates a relation to the Fiat 500X SUV with which it shares its platform...


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

While it may not have the cachet of its European rivals, it's just as quick and an absolute bargain in comparison.

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$77,000

Jeep Cherokee : 2.0-litre diesel engine joins new SUV range
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Jeep Cherokee : 2.0-litre diesel engine joins new SUV range

The all-new Jeep Cherokee will make its European premiere at next month's Geneva motor show, debuting two tunes of a new diesel engine. Launched in the US in October last year, the Jeep Cherokee will employ a new Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine when it launches in Europe in the second quarter of 2014...


Jeep Wrangler Freedom : army-inspired special edition from $35,000
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Jeep Wrangler Freedom : army-inspired special edition from $35,000

The special edition Jeep Wrangler Freedom arrives on local shores from next month, inspired by the brand's iconic US army vehicles of the past. Based on the 209kW/347Nm 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol-powered Wrangler Sport, the Jeep Wrangler Freedom comes at a $2500 premium, starting from $35,000...


Baby Jeep : first look at boxy sub-compact SUV
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Baby Jeep : first look at boxy sub-compact SUV

A prototype of Jeep's baby SUV has been spied undergoing winter testing wearing production body panels, giving us our first look at the all-new sub-compact model's boxy proportions. The baby Jeep – which will reportedly wear the 'Jeepster' badge – will debut at March’s Geneva motor show before launching overseas towards the end of 2014 and in Australia the following year...


Nissan, Jeep commercials among most complained about ads of 2013
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Nissan, Jeep commercials among most complained about ads of 2013

Automotive brands were responsible for two of the top 10 most complained about advertisements in 2013. Ads for the Nissan Pulsar and Jeep Compass ranked fifth and sixth respectively on the list complied by the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) based on official complaints submitted by members of the public...


Renault, Subaru, Fiat Chrysler enjoy record sales in November
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Renault, Subaru, Fiat Chrysler enjoy record sales in November

November was a record-breaking month for a number of brands in Australia, with Renault, Subaru and Fiat Chrysler all posting best-ever sales. Released yesterday, the November sales figures reveal Renault enjoyed its biggest single month of deliveries ever with 875 vehicles sold, taking the French manufacturer’s year to-date total to 6247, representing an increase of 40 per cent over 2012...


Jeep Wrangler Dragon limited edition launched
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Jeep Wrangler Dragon limited edition launched

The Jeep Wrangler Dragon has been unleashed in Australia, introducing a uniquely styled limited edition version of Jeep’s iconic off-road stalwart. The new special edition Jeep Wrangler Dragon is based on thefour-door Wrangler Unlimited Overland configuration, and includes several specially designed exterior and interior tweaks...


Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition from $75,000
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Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition from $75,000

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition has been released locally, combining unique styling and diesel power. Expanding the updated Grand Cherokee range to 11 variants, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition is priced from $75,000, placing it one step below the $77,000 flagship 344kW/624Nm Grand Cherokee SRT...


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recall: 7800 SUVs affected locally
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recall: 7800 SUVs affected locally

Fiat Chrysler Australia is recalling an estimated 7800 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee models for electrical issues as part of a wider international recall affecting 91,559 of the SUVs in the US. Related to the vehicles' anti-lock braking system (ABS) module, the electrical issue may manifest itself through the random or failed illumination of dashboard warning lights or, more seriously, the loss of ABS and electronic stability control (ESC) functions...