Tag: Jeep

Diesel Power Predictably Lands in the Jeep Gladiator

There’s plenty of things Americans can’t get their hands on these days — hand sanitizer, inexpensive front-drive coupes, and a predictable future, to name a few — but those dreaming of the chance to drive a four-door convertible pickup powered by a compression-ignition engine haven’t long to wait before seeing their wish granted. As many […]

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Drag Races Lamborghini Urus For The Fastest Super SUV Crown

Hennessey has gotten its hands on two of the fastest SUVs on Planet Earth: the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and the Lamborghini Urus. Both of them are going to be modified, but before that, Hennessey unleashed them in a couple of drag races. Watch Also: Lamborghini Urus Vs. BMW X6 M Vs. Jeep GC Trackhawk […]

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Forget Trail Rated, Mexico’s Jeep Grand Cherokee Can Withstand Rounds From A 44 Magnum

Kidnappings and assassinations are a real concern in Mexico, and Jeep has responded by introducing the Grand Cherokee Armored. Based on the Grand Cherokee Limited Luxury Advanced 4×4, the model promises to meet the “highest safety standards” as it has NIJ-IIIA armoring from the factory. To ensure occupant safety, traditional glass surfaces have been replaced by […]

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Carmakers Charging Ahead With Discounts To Make Up For COVID-Caused Sales Slump

Offering their customers significant discounts is one way for carmakers to deal with the devastating effects that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had on the automotive sector in terms of retail sales. While analysts are expecting June sales to drop 25% year-to-year, they will still show improvements compared to the declines from April and May, […]

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Hell Freezes Over As Dodge Tops J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study

Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any crazier, Dodge has tied Kia to win J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study. Yes, you read that right, Dodge won. A quality study. Seriously. To say the result is surprising is an understatement as Dodge hasn’t released an all-new vehicle in what feels like an eternity. In fact, […]

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Ford F-150 And Jeep Wrangler Flooded As Owner Tries To Save Sinking Boat

<!––> <!––> The owner of a $300,000 boat in Cedar Lake, Indiana was so eager to save the sinking vessel over the weekend that he appears to have flooded his Jeep Wrangler and F-150 in a bizarre rescue mission. Social media users claim that the expensive Pavati wake boat started sinking just off-shore on the […]

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2021 NACTOY Eligible Vehicles Announced, Care To Place A Little Bet?

The battle for the 2021 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) has kicked off as organizers released the official list of vehicles eligible for the award. A total of 36 models have been announced so far, yet with the automotive industry (and not only) seriously affected by the pandemic, several automakers […]

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2014-2017 Jeep Cherokee Recalled Over Serious Transmission Issues

FCA has announced a voluntary recall regarding certain units of the Jeep Cherokee, from the 2014 to 2017 model years. According to the information released by the automaker, the affected SUVs need to have their transmission software updated, as the driveline connection could slip under certain circumstances. Drivers could experience a loss of propulsion and […]

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FCA Wins Trade Case Against Mahindra, U.S. Sales Of Roxor To Be Blocked

The U.S. International Trade Commission has accepted Fiat Chrysler’s request for an order to block sales of the Mahindra Roxor off-road vehicle in the United States. In a notice posted on the agency’s website, the USITC said it upheld, with modifications, a judge’s finding that Mahindra’s off-road vehicle is a copy of the Jeep Wrangler. […]

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Better Late Than Never: There’s Probably Plenty of Room for a Full-size Jeep SUV

<img data-attachment-id="1699652" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/qotd-missed-opportunities-thy-name-is-grand-wagoneer/19xx-wagoneer-ad-jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010.jpg" data-orig-size="640,480" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Jeep Grand Wagoneer" data-image-description=" Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1699652 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19xx-wagoneer-ad.jpg-nggid044344-ngg0dyn-800x600x100-00f0w010c010r110f110r010t010.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Jeep Wagoneer looms. So does its ultra-lux sibling, the Grand Wagoneer. A seemingly obvious product that Fiat Chrysler didn’t […]

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2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Review – Diesel Brings a Boost

2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4X4 Fast Facts 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 (260 hp @ 3,600 rpm, 442 lb-ft @ 1,400-2,800 rpm) Eight-speed automatic transmission, four-wheel drive 22 city / 29 highway / 25 combined (EPA Estimated Rating, MPG) 10.6 city, 8.1 highway, 9.5 combined (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $38,645 (U.S) / $43,620 (Canada) As […]

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Good News for the Not-Quite-Eco Crowd: The Jeep Wagoneer Lives

We’ve talked an awful lot about fuel-sipping hybrids and virtuous electric vehicles in recent days; so much so, one could forget that a great number of buyers want nothing more than to take home the biggest, most spacious SUV on the road today. Ford sells plenty of Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators, and General Motors decided […]

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Watch 2021 Jeep Compass’ European Reveal Live Here At 9 A.M. EST

On May 14, Jeep announced that the Compass compact SUV sold in Europe has entered production at FCA’s plant in Melfi, Italy. Up until now, the SUV was imported to Europe from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ plant in Toluca, Mexico. According to the company, building the Jeep Compass in Europe will result in “shorter lead times […]

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Looking For A Used Car? Steer Clear Of These Models With Engine Problems

If you’re looking for an affordable used vehicle, there are countless options. However, some are better bets than others. While all used cars will need some kind of maintenance and repair, it’s best to avoid models which are known to be problematic and have expensive repair bills. With that in mind, Consumer Reports compiled a […]

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San Leandro Rioters Stole 50 Cars From FCA Dealer, Including Nearly Every $80k Hellcat

Following our story earlier today about the ransacking of the ‘San Leandro Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM SRT’ in California on Sunday night, more details on the aftermath have emerged. In particular, the owner of the dealership revealed that upwards of 50 vehicles were stolen from the FCA dealership in the midst of wide-spread looting throghout […]

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Looters Raid FCA Dealership Driving Off With Hellcats, Burn AMG GT In Mercedes Showroom

Chaos erupted across the Bay Area in California over the weekend as civil unrest over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25, turned into widespread looting. Warning: The following videos contain strong language that some may find offensive In San Leandro, one of […]

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Lamborghini Urus Vs. BMW X6 M Vs. Jeep GC Trackhawk: Which Is The Fastest Of Them All?

<!––> <!––> If money wasn’t a factor, would you rather own the Lamborghini Urus, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, or the BMW X6 M? Of course, you would choose the Urus, as no one can resist the lure of a Lamborghini – even if it’s an SUV. However, would the Raging Bull beat the competition into […]

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For $128k, This Jeep Grand Wagoneer With A 707 HP Hellcat Swap Will Make You King Of The Hill

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer is set to make a return in the future but if you can’t wait for the new vehicle, then this 1989 model up for sale from Collins Bros Jeep in Wylie, Texas could be the vehicle for you. The most important thing to mention about this Grand Wagoneer is that it […]

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Italian-Made Jeep Compass Gains 1.3L Turbo Petrol, Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission

Jeep has started building the Compass compact SUV at FCA’s plant in Melfi, Italy for sale in European markets. With immediate effect, customers in Europe can order the Italian-made Jeep Compass, which brings significant content updates compared to the model that was previously imported from Mexico. The most important change is the introduction of a […]

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FCA Says New Jeep Wrangler’s Global Warming Potential Is 15% Lower Than Predecessor’s

According to FCA, the redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler boasts a Global Warming Potential (GWP) that’s 15 percent lower than that of its predecessor. Furthermore, each new Wrangler Unlimited has the potential (over its lifetime) to account for emissions reduction that are equivalent to CO2 produced by burning 7.7 tons of coal. A key contributor in […]

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Rare Rides: The 1948 Willys-Overland Station Wagon – the First SUV?

<img data-attachment-id="1719128" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/rare-rides-the-1948-willys-overland-station-wagon-the-first-suv/1948_willys_station_wagon_5/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5.jpg" data-orig-size="700,490" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1948_willys_station_wagon_5" data-image-description=" http://www.sellajeep.com/mjs/sale20/adm006/adm006.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-450×315.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-610×427.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1719128 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-610×427.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”427″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-610×427.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-450×315.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1948_willys_station_wagon_5.jpg 700w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides has featured a classic Jeep previously, with the Kaiser-Jeep-produced Jeepster Commando. While that model was eventually succeeded by the Jeep […]

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