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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 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...

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...

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 Cherokee designer defends controversial styling

The designer of the new-generation Jeep Cherokee has defended its controversial front end, saying the brand needed to break away from a traditional look. Jeep unveiled the 2014 Cherokee earlier this year in a series of images that ignited forums and drew much negative comment from US motoring writers...

Jeep Cherokee production delay: Australian launch postponed to 2014

The Australian arrival of the new Jeep Cherokee has been postponed until next year following US production delays. Fiat Chrysler Group Australia director of corporate affairs Karla Leach confirmed reports that Chrysler Group is pushing back the launch of the Jeep Cherokee due to delays at the company's Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio...

Jeep recalling almost 35,000 cars in Australia

Fiat Chrysler Australia will recall almost 35,000 Jeep SUVs after two separate recalls were made public this week. Approximately 28,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Cherokee models will be recalled locally in response to the Chrysler Group’s announcement that it will voluntarily recall 1...

Jeep Cherokee: front-wheel drive, nine-speed auto for mid-sized SUV

The all-new Jeep Cherokee will boast a standard nine-speed automatic transmission and offer a front-wheel drive base model for the first time when it goes on sale later this year. Turning heads during its New York auto show unveiling earlier today, the dramatically styled fourth-generation Jeep Cherokee will also be up to 45 per cent more fuel efficient than the outgoing model, as well as more capable off-road, more refined on-road, and loaded with more safety and technology features than ever before...

Jeep Cherokee: radical styling for new mid-sized SUV

The all-new Jeep Cherokee will introduce a revolutionary new design language for the iconic American off-road marque when it debuts at next month's 2013 New York motor show. Jeep released the first official images of the radically styled fourth-generation Cherokee after leaked shots revealing the front of the new model emerged over the weekend...

New Jeep Cherokee spied, will use Fiat platform

A replacement for the six-year-old Jeep Cherokee is being readied for production, the third-generation mid-sized SUV snapped here in testing ahead of its predicted unveiling at the New York auto show in late March. Head of US sales for the Chrysler Group, Reid Bigland, confirmed at the Detroit auto show that for the first time the Cherokee nameplate will be used in all markets – the previous two generations were badged Liberty in North America only...

Jeep Compass, Patriot, Cherokee go 2WD

Jeep will expand its range with three two-wheel-drive models in Australia in the first half of 2012 as the brand looks to broaden the appeal of its SUVs beyond its traditional 4WD customer base. It is the first time a 2WD Jeep will be sold in Australia in the renowned 4x4 brand’s 71-year history...