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How big is the boot? Every SUV in Australia, ranked smallest to biggest

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...

Ford F-150 Raptor and Jeep Wrangler deployed to rescue sinking boat

The Ford F-150 Raptor and the Jeep Wrangler have had their off-road credentials put to the test during a recent incident in the United States, where the two cars were used to attempt to save a sinking boat. The failed rescue occurred in Cedar Lake, Indiana, after a family's wake boat, worth a reported US$300,000, began sinking for reasons unknown...

2021 Jeep Gladiator pricing to start from $65,000 with new entry model

Jeep has slashed $10,000 off the starting price of the 2021 Gladiator ute range, just weeks after the model went on sale in Australia. Jeep will add a new ‘Sport S’ model to the Australian Gladiator line-up, which will lower the starting price to about $65,000 plus on-road costs. The new base model will arrive in Australia by the end of 2020, and undercut the existing range by around $10,000...

2020 Jeep Gladiator: diesel ruled out

The Jeep Gladiator ute will only have V6 petrol power for the foreseeable future, after executives ruled out the option of a diesel. Even though diesel is the most popular option for pick-ups sold in Australia, Jeep has officially killed hopes of a diesel-powered Gladiator coming to Australia, citing a lack of availability in right-hand drive...

2020 Jeep Gladiator pricing and specs

Jeep has returned to the Australian ute market, with the 2020 Jeep Gladiator. It launches in Australia with only high-specification models selected from the North American range: Overland ($75,450 plus on-road costs) and Rubicon ($76,450 plus on-road costs)...

Jeep Australia steps in to help victims of domestic violence

Jeep dealerships across Australia have partnered with DV Safe Phone to help ensure victims of domestic violence have access to a mobile phone. DV Safe Phone (DV is police-speak for domestic violence) collects used mobile phones, donated by the public, then tests and repairs them before distributing them, along the Red Rose Foundation, to victims of domestic violence...

Jeep blocks Mahindra over copycat design

Jeep has won its bid for an order to block the sale of Mahindra off-road vehicles that were alleged to be copycat designs of its iconic Wrangler, the Bloomberg news agency has reported. The International Trade Commission ruled that the Mahindra Roxor – an off-road buggy that cannot be road registered in North America as it does not meet the latest approval standards – is a copy of the Jeep Wrangler and that it cannot be sold in the US...

2020 Jeep Compass price and specs

Jeep has announced local pricing and specifications for its updated Compass SUV range, in Australian showrooms now. The 2020 Compass range sees the addition of new Night Eagle and S-Limited trims, joining existing Limited and Trailhawk variants. The Night Eagle replaces the Compass Sport as the entry-level trim, meaning buyers wanting to get into a Compass will now spend $6250 more...

Jeep Gladiator ute arrives in Australian showrooms

The long awaited Jeep Gladiator has arrived in local showrooms in limited numbers as the first batch of vehicles cleared quarantine and were delivered to dealerships across Australia only a few weeks later than planned. CarAdvice has spotted a handful of examples of the Jeep Gladiator at a number of dealerships and was quoted anywhere from $85,000 drive-away to $95,000 drive-away...

Jeep owners are finally locating the 'Easter eggs' hidden in their cars

Jeep owners are taking to social media to share the 'Easter eggs' – hidden symbols or messages tucked away in hard-to-find places on the vehicle – after a viral video highlighted the off-road brand's tradition of concealing logos in its cars. They are loosely referred to as 'Easter eggs' because the search for them is much like a hunt for hidden chocolate eggs at Easter...

Is there an electric Jeep Wrangler on the horizon?

Plans for an electric Jeep Wrangler are still under wraps, but the off-load icon appears to be edging closer to a battery-powered model. A senior Jeep executive believes electrification could even make for a better Wrangler – and the option is probably inevitable...