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Is There Any Way A Jeep Wrangler Can Beat A Skoda Kodiaq vRS In A Drag Race?

Some drag races can be quite complex, which is why picking a winner here between the Skoda Kodiaq vRS and a 2019 Jeep Wrangler equipped with a four-cylinder petrol unit isn’t very straight forward. Unlike the Skoda, you can actually take the Jeep apart, removing certain panels of the vehicle – hence why Carwow named […]

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Fiat Chrysler Unveils ‘Death Wobble’ Fix, Lawsuit Plaintiffs Likely Not Satisfied

Reports of alarming oscillations transmitted through the steering wheels of various Jeep Wranglers started landing on the NHTSA’s lap last year, years after off-road enthusiasts began complaining of the same issue. A product of a solid front axle, higher speeds, and an unexpected jolt ⁠— like hitting a bump in the road ⁠— the so-called “death wobble” […]

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The Death Wobble: FCA Sued Over Alleged Jeep Wrangler JK Steering Issues

A Jeep Wrangler owner has accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of ignoring an alleged safety issue with the vehicle’s steering system; one that leads to the notorious “death wobble.” The term is one Jeep fans are already familiar with and basically entails sudden, violent vibrations from front-end steering components, usually taking place on the highway. On Wednesday, […]

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Has General Motors Changed Its Mind About Tackling Jeep?

In the middle part of this decade, as sales of the Jeep Wrangler (and the Jeep brand itself) rose into the stratosphere, speculation cropped up that General Motors would not let its rival dominate the off-road SUV market unchallenged. The company offered hints that it might field something of its own. A GM SUV with […]

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Jeep Wrangler Once Again Earns Dismal Crash-test Rating Using Euro-based Metrics

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