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Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee

European crash-testing authority Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings for a slew of new models, including the BMW 1 Series, Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208. The third-generation 1 Series's switch to a front-wheel drive architecture didn't affect its ability to maintain a five-star rating against the latest criteria, managing 83 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection, 87 per cent for Child Occupant Protection, 76 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 72 per cent for Safety Assist...

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Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2019 Jeep Cherokee recalled

FCA Australia has issued a recall for the 2019 model-year 'KL' Cherokee over concerns the airbags may not "function as required in a crash". The American SUV specialist reports that certain vehicles may have a "loss of communication between an acceleration sensor and the occupant restraint controller (ORC)"...

2014 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014 model-year 'KL' Jeep Cherokee over concerns a stuck clutch could cause vehicles to shift to neutral while driving. "A switch to neutral may cause an unexpected loss of motive power, which may result in an accident, affecting the safety of the vehicle occupants and other road users," Jeep says in the recall notice...

2007-09 Dodge Nitro, 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007-09 Dodge Nitro and 2008-09 Jeep Cherokee, over concerns about their tyre placards. According to the company, the placard on the Cherokee lists an incorrect load and speed rating, while the placard in the Nitro has the wrong speed rating and lacks a 'p-metric qualifier'...

2010 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2010 Jeep Cherokee over concerns about the brake pedal linkage clip. According to the company, the car might be fitted with an incorrectly-manufactured brake pedal clip, which could make the brake booster input rod detach from the brake pedal...

2007 Dodge Caliber, Jeep Compass recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass, over concern about the headlight levelling system. According to the company, the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) could be incorrectly configured, preventing the headlamp levelling system from properly fulfilling its duties...

2008 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia has issued a recall for the older-generation 2008 Jeep Cherokee, over a fault with the windscreen and quarter glass. According to the manufacturer, “the windshield and/or quarter glass may have been installed using an incorrect urethane adhesive”...

2019 Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee Night Eagle unveiled

Jeep has revealed blacked-out special edition versions of its best-selling SUVs, adding limited-run Night Eagle trim to its Cherokee and Grand Cherokee ranges. Based on the Laredo, the Grand Cherokee Night Eagle rides on a set of 20-inch black alloy wheels, which match the blacked-out grille, body-coloured bumper trims, tinted glass and black Jeep badging...

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. Power comes from a 2.4-litre petrol engine making 130kW and 229Nm, mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission...