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Jeep working to improve customer satisfaction

Jeep says it’s working to address its growing customer dissatisfaction in Australia as the number of product recalls reached record levels last year. Jeep issued 14 voluntary safety recalls last year, 11 of which were for the popular Grand Cherokee (six affected the 2014 model). Fiat Chrysler Australia issued 16 recalls in total in 2014...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit to compete with German luxury SUVs

Fiat Chrysler Australia (FCA) has confirmed it will introduce a more luxurious version of its successful Jeep Grand Cherokee, called the Summit Platinum. The new variant is expected to provide a high-value alternative to the luxury European offerings and will replace the current Grand Cherokee Summit, which is currently priced at $77,000 (plus on-road costs)...

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalls : ESC issue, safety tech problems for large SUV

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has been hit with another two recalls in the past month, with the first being issued for a potential fault with the electronic stability control system, and the second relating to the onboard safety control module possibly failing...

Jeep SRT range may grow to include smaller vehicles

There’s potential for smaller Jeep models to get the sporty SRT treatment, according to the brand’s president and CEO, Mike Manley. Speaking with CarAdvice at the 2014 Paris motor show, Manley indicated there is room for more SRT variants in model lines such as the Cherokee and Renegade, as buyers of smaller SUVs are also likely to want the go-fast treatment...

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee : New noise-cancelling technology won't tame SRT's bark, says Jeep

New noise-cancelling technology introduced to the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT won't take anything away from the stonking SUV's signature sound, the iconic US manufacturer insists. Jeep has partnered with Harman Kardon to develop Active Noise Cancelling technology, which is claimed to reduce road noise and other ambient sounds to improve interior refinement and enhance sound clarity from the audio system without drowning out the SRT’s signature exhaust bark...

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...

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...

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 Grand Cherokee Summit special edition from $75,000

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition has been released locally, combining unique styling and diesel power. Expanding the updated Grand Cherokee range to 11 variants, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit special edition is priced from $75,000, placing it one step below the $77,000 flagship 344kW/624Nm Grand Cherokee SRT...

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee recall: 7800 SUVs affected locally

Fiat Chrysler Australia is recalling an estimated 7800 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee models for electrical issues as part of a wider international recall affecting 91,559 of the SUVs in the US. Related to the vehicles' anti-lock braking system (ABS) module, the electrical issue may manifest itself through the random or failed illumination of dashboard warning lights or, more seriously, the loss of ABS and electronic stability control (ESC) functions...

Fiat takes full control of diesel makers VM Motori

Fiat Group has purchased the remaining half of Italian diesel engine manufacturer VM Motori S.p.A from General Motors for 34.1 million euro ($49.3 million). The acquisition gives Fiat complete ownership of the engine maker, which supplies diesel engines for various Chrysler Group models including the Ram 1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300C...