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2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with powertrain fault

Jeep has recalled 11,632 examples of its Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the powertrain. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2013 and 1 January 2019 (Model Years 2014 and 2015). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “In some vehicles the signal from the crankshaft position sensor may fail...

2021 Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited 80th Anniversary Special Edition prices and specs

Jeep is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a run of special edition Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee and Cherokee model variants. Stock will be available in Jeep dealerships from May 2021, and will be limited to 160 Wrangler Unlimited and Grand Cherokee models each, along with 80 Cherokees...

2018-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with crankshaft fault

Jeep Australia has recalled eight examples of its Grand Cherokee SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the crankshaft sensor. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 October 2017 and 31 August 2020 (Model Years 2018-2020)...

Riding High: Which model has got the most ground clearance?

High-riding SUVs are all the rage these days, with taller and wider vehicles now becoming more popular than the lowered stuff. And none come taller than bona-fide off-roaders, who need that clearance to clamber up and over off-road obstacles. We've put together a list of standard four-wheel-drives with the best claimed ground clearance, according to manufacturer data...

2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with fuel pump fault

Jeep Australia has recalled 16,305 examples of its Grand Cherokee, citing a potential fault with the fuel pump relay. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 November 2014 and 31 January 2021 (Model Years 2013-2014). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The fuel pump relay on some vehicles may be susceptible to silicon contamination on the relay contacts...

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L begins Australian testing – UPDATE: Undisguised spy pics!

UPDATE, 2 February 2021: The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has been spied testing again on local roads – this time free of camouflage. In fact, the dark red example spotted in Melbourne by CarAdvice's own James Ward is the same right-hand-drive prototype photographed last week, complete with identical Victorian registration...

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee will undergo Australian testing and tuning

Jeep has revealed that the soon-to-land new Grand Cherokee will undergo pre-production testing in Australia, before hitting showroom floors late 2021. It’s a move that has paid dividends for the likes of Kia, Hyundai and Toyota, who have followed up off-shore vehicle development with smaller, localised testing and validation programmes...

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Petrol and hybrid only, no diesel

The upcoming 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will come to Australia with petrol and hybrid engines – with diesel power to be dropped for the new model. This has been confirmed by Jeep global boss Christian Meunier, who told CarAdvice that Jeep is hellbent on becoming a market leader in electrified SUVs, both in Australia and around the world...

Dying breed: Australia's last V8s under $100k

From the first choice of families looking for a torquey, flexible engine to make short work of towing and overtaking, to an endangered species. The V8's fortunes have changed dramatically over the years...

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L revealed: All-new family SUV gets seven seats

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L revealed, 10 years after outgoing model debuted Seven seats and three rows for the first time V6 and V8 engines for the US, though Australian details have yet to be locked in Australian launch expected August or September 2021 The new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has been revealed, showing the next-generation SUV that will come to Australia – and, for the first time, there is room for seven occupants across three rows...

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee teased

The new-generation 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee has been teased, ahead of its global unveiling at 4am Sydney and Melbourne time (3am Queensland time) on Friday, January 8. A teaser image posted to the brand's social media pages provides a shadowy glimpse at the SUV's front end, which will be revealed first in three-row, seven-seat Grand Cherokee 'L' form – three rows of seating is a first for the nameplate...