2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport Review
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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”...


Jeep Cherokee to gain engine stop-start
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Jeep Cherokee to gain engine stop-start

The all-new Jeep Cherokee may have only just been launched in Australia, but the car looks certain to be updated within the next 12 months with fuel-saving engine stop-start technology. The technology - which shuts the car's engine down when it comes to a halt - is becoming more widely available, with the clear benefit being lower fuel consumption as the engine doesn't keep burning fuel when you're stopped...


2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over unintended acceleration threat
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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over unintended acceleration threat

More than 400 Jeep Grand Cherokees have been recalled in Australia over an issue with the SUV’s adaptive cruise control that can cause it to accelerate unintentionally to “very high speeds”. The recall affects 423 model year 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SRT models in Australia...


2014 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specifications
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2014 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specifications

The all-new Jeep Cherokee has launched in Australia priced from $33,500. The range is offered in four grades - Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk - and with three different engines including petrol and diesel. There’s also a choice of front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive with low range...


2014 Jeep Cherokee Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2014 Jeep Cherokee Review

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is bound to polarise opinions with its bold new look.

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$33,500 to $47,500

Jeep Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Skoda Rapid and Nissan Pathfinder score five-star ANCAP crash ratings
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Jeep Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Skoda Rapid and Nissan Pathfinder score five-star ANCAP crash ratings

The Jeep Cherokee is the US brand's first vehicle to score the maximum five-star ANCAP crash test rating. The US brand's new Cherokee SUV - which launches next month and will give the company a competitor to the likes of the Hyundai ix35 and Mazda CX-5 - managed the five-star rating based on Euro NCAP testing with Australian criteria assessment...


2014 Jeep Wrangler Review : Freedom Special Edition
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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...