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2017/18 Jeep Cherokee drive-away pricing announced

Jeep has announced drive-away pricing for the superseded MY17 and MY18 Cherokee, as it prepares to introduce the facelifted 2019 Cherokee in October. The range kicks off with the Sport, priced from $32,450 drive-away – down from $35,950 before on-roads...

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2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition revealed, not for Oz
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2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition revealed, not for Oz

Jeep has revealed the Wrangler Moab Edition, a limited-run take on its rugged four-wheel drive with a raft of styling and interior enhancements. The Moab Edition is based on the Wrangler Sahara available in America, and features 32-inch mud-terrain tyres, LED head and tail lights, and 17-inch Rubicon wheels painted in low-gloss black, along with a hood and steel bumpers with removable end caps...


2019 Jeep Cherokee review
Rating: 7.410 /10
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2019 Jeep Cherokee review

The Jeep Cherokee was taken off potential buyers' lists for one reason – the design. Will a change be enough to win over new buyers to the brand? Paul Maric finds out.

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$35,990 - $48,450

2019 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specs
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2019 Jeep Cherokee pricing and specs

Jeep has revealed pricing and specifications for the facelifted 2019 Cherokee, which has touched down from $35,950 before on-road costs. The range kicks off with the Sport, powered by a 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol with 130kW and 229Nm, put to the front wheels through a nine-speed automatic transmission. It'll tow 1500kg with a braked trailer, and claims 8...


2019 Jeep Cherokee recalled
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2019 Jeep Cherokee recalled

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee has been recalled over a potential issue with the rear brakes. According to FCA, the rear brake calipers could have an incorrect chrome coating on their pistons, which could make gas pockets form in the brake system. In some cases, the pedal may go long or feel soft after the car is started...


2018 Jeep Compass recalled
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2018 Jeep Compass recalled

Jeep Australia has issued yet another recall this week, this time for the 2018 Compass over concerns an issue with the Power Control Module (PCM) could cause the cruise control to lock speed or accelerate unexpectedly. The manufacturer reports that affected vehicles have have faulty PCM software, which could potentially lead to the aforementioned fault...


Jeep recalls several models for stalling fix
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Jeep recalls several models for stalling fix

Jeep Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 Cherokee, Compass and Grand Cherokee, along with the 2017-18 Wrangler, over concerns vehicles could suddenly stall while driving. The manufacturer reports the powertrain module could fail, leading to a condition that could see the vehicle not start, start and immediate stall, or stall while driving...


2018 Jeep Cherokee recalled
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2018 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Jeep Australia has issued a recall for two examples of the 2018 'KL' Cherokee over concerns their all-wheel drive systems could be faulty and cause a sudden loss of power. The company reports that a fault within the half-shaft assembly can result in a "loss of power or inability to park the vehicle"...


1951 Willys Overland Station Wagon: An SUV ahead of its time
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1951 Willys Overland Station Wagon: An SUV ahead of its time

Take a look at this. Before we had high-riding 'crossovers' and lifestyle vehicles, there was the super-cool Willys Overland Station Wagon. A beautiful 1951 model was recently offered at the Shannons Sydney Winter Classic Auction, but it was passed in. For the life of us we can’t work out why it didn't sell – just look at it...


Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler
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Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat since 2004 and Chrysler from 2009, has passed away aged 66 after complications arising from surgery. Known for his straight-talking style, workaholic lifestyle, and love of black wooly sweaters, Marchionne was not a noted "car guy", but his legacy includes turning around not one, but two automakers...


Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
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Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until last weekend, has passed away after complications arising from surgery. “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone," John Elkann, head of Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli and Elkann families, and largest shareholder in FCA, said in a statement released in the last hour...


Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health
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Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health

After an emergency board meeting Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has appointed Mike Manley, previously head of Jeep and RAM, as its acting CEO effectively immediately. In a statement overnight, the company announced with "profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours", and as a result the outspoken CEO "will be unable to return to work"...


Time Machine Tuesday: 17 July 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 17 July 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of July 17 in years past...


2018 Jeep Wrangler JL review: Quick drive

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL review: Quick drive

The hardest-core Wrangler JL gains a wee bit of refinement.

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$38,990

Fiat workers to strike over Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus
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Fiat workers to strike over Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus

The union representing manufacturing workers at Fiat in Italy has announced strike action to protest the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus, a football club owned by Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) parent company. In order to gain Ronaldo's services, Juventus is paying Real Madrid a €105 million ($166 million) transfer fee over two instalments...


2014-18 Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled
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2014-18 Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee over concerns faulty software could cause the cruise control function to lock or unexpectedly accelerate. The manufacturer reports affected vehicles could feature a fault in the Power Control Module (PCM) software, which may affect the cruise control system...


2018 Jeep Compass Limited review
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 Jeep Compass Limited review

Replacing the old Compass means the new generation had to be significantly better, and it is. This is a competitive segment, though, so even the Jeep brand heritage won't do all the hard work for the company's small SUV.

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$41,250

2014-18 Jeep Cherokee recalled
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2014-18 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014-2018 model-year Jeep Cherokee, over concerns a faulty Power Control Module (PCM) could make cruise control to lock or accelerate unexpectedly. The manufacturer reports the PCM's computer software is faulty, and could cause the "possible locking of speed or cause acceleration of the vehicle" when cruise control is activated...


2019 Jeep Renegade facelift revealed
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2019 Jeep Renegade facelift revealed

The facelifted Jeep Renegade has been unveiled ahead of its first official presentation at the Turin motor show. If that sounds like an unusual place to launch a revised Jeep, remember the Renegade is produced primarily at Fiat Chrysler's plant in Melfi, Italy. The factory also produces the crossover's platform-mate, the Fiat 500X...


Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo not attending Paris motor show - report
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Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo not attending Paris motor show - report

If you're keeping track of the brands headed for the 2018 Paris motor show, you'll know Volkswagen, Ford, Opel and Nissan are all unlikely to make an appearance. Now, according to reports from France, we can add Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep to that list. According to a report in Auto Plus, the group won't be attending motor shows in future, unless there's a large, relevant launch accompanying it...