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2021 Jeep Compass unveiled for Europe, Australian timing confirmed – UPDATE

UPDATE, 8 April 2021, 10:15am: Jeep Australia has confirmed the updated Compass will arrive locally in the third quarter of 2021 (July to September inclusive). Our original story continues below. 8 April 2021: The 2021 Jeep Compass facelift has been unveiled for Europe...

New cars launching in Australia in April 2021

The Australian new-car market is a crowded one, with dozens of manufacturers offering hundreds of models in different segments and body styles. Over 100 all-new, updated or expanded model ranges are due to launch throughout 2021, as chronicled in CarAdvice's 2021 New Car Calendar – but what's there to look forward to this month? Here's a look at every new vehicle launching in Australia in April 2021...

Electric Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept revealed, but plug-in hybrid falls short

A fully-electric Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept has been unveiled in the US, as official figures are released disputing claims of the company's production plug-in hybrid variant. Jeep has chosen the upcoming annual 'Easter Jeep Safari' event in Utah, USA to show off its battery-powered concept – but the Wrangler has been configured in a different way to most other electric vehicles (EVs)...

How big is the boot space? Every SUV in Australia in 2021, ranked

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

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...

2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer revealed, not for Australia

The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer have been revealed – though don't expect to see these super-sized SUVs on Australian roads any time soon. Based on a variant of the body-on-frame platform underpinning the new-generation Ram 1500 full-size pick-up, the Wagoneer and its super-luxury Grand Wagoneer twin slot above the Grand Cherokee L in Jeep's American line-up, and mark the return of iconic nameplates not seen since 1993...

Electric Jeep Wrangler concept teased – UPDATE: Magneto name confirmed

UPDATE, 10 March 2021: Jeep has released another teaser image of its upcoming electric Wrangler concept car, ahead of its debut slated for between 27 March and 4 April, 2021. With the new image's brighter lighting and different camera angle, it's now clear the battery-electric show car will be badged Magneto – a name trademarked by Jeep with US intellectual property officials in early February 2021...

2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys Edition price and specs

2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys Edition price and specs announced 130 vehicles to reach Australia, priced from $61,941 before on-roads 17-inch black alloys, unique decals and an upgraded rear axle among the additions 3.6-litre V6 and eight-speed auto driveline carries over Australian pricing and specification details for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys Edition have been confirmed, ahead of the limited-run special's showroom arrival in April...

Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep baby SUVs to be built in Poland from late 2022 – UPDATE

UPDATE, 2 March 2021: Reports out of Europe overnight have provided more details on the upcoming small SUV from Jeep. Sources have told Automotive News Europe the new 'baby Jeep' will slot below the current Jeep Renegade, and will use powertrains developed by Peugeot, with the potential for an electric motor to power the rear axle to make the model all-wheel-drive...

Around the tracks: Shannon Noll is now a car reviewer (apparently)

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Cherokee Nation requests Jeep drop namesake from line-up

A spokesperson for the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma has formally requested Jeep drop its namesake from the 4X4 line-up. Speaking to US-based automotive outlet Car and Driver over the weekend, Chuck Hoskin Jr – principal chief of the first nations administration – said: “I’m sure this comes from a place that is well-intended, but it does not honour us by having our name plastered on the side of a car...