Jeep Grand Cherokee News

  • 2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

    Owners of Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Ram pickup trucks with a 3.0 turbodiesel V-6 may be eligible for up to $3,075 after the automaker settled with a group of owners last week. The $307.5 million settlement was approved by a federal judge Friday. Owners have until February 3, 2021 to file claims for the settlement money at www.EcoDieselSettlement.com DON'T MISS: No buybacks: FCA settlement for Ram pickup, Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel owners To qualify for the settlement money, owners will also have to bring their vehicles in for a recall to have emissions equipment updated to bring them...

  • 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
    No buybacks: FCA settlement for Ram pickup, Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will settle with federal regulators and pay owners of diesel-powered truck and SUVs for noncompliant emissions software, the company announced Thursday. The settlement could cost the automaker up to $800 million. The affected vehicles are 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs...

  • 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
    FCA can settle Jeep, Ram EcoDiesel emission case with fine, recall: Justice Department

    While VW is moving toward the end of buybacks, payments, and fines for eight years of cheating on diesel emission standards, Fiat Chrysler is still in the thick of its own diesel mess involving Jeep SUVs and Ram trucks. On February 2, the U.S. Justice Department offered to let the company move...

  • 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
    Justice Department sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions (update)

    The U.S. Justice Department sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles yesterday over allegations that diesel engines in its light-duty trucks included equipment to defeat Environmental Protection Agency emissions tests. First reported as impending last week, the suit alleges that FCA fitted up to eight...

  • 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
    2017 Ram, Jeep diesels should be certified by EPA shortly, company says

    Fiat Chrysler may have a plan to address EPA complaints regarding software in its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6, according to comments by CEO Sergio Marchionne. The EPA announced earlier this month that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had failed to disclose eight separate software routines that affect the...

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    Justice Department launches criminal probe of FCA diesels: report

    It's been a busy week for U.S. agencies as they release information on their final actions before a new administration takes office. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Justice reportedly opened a criminal probe into the actions of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over the emission certification of its...

  • 'Diesel fuel only' caution on Audi Q7 TDI

    Green Car Reports' guide to every diesel car and truck on sale.

  • Chrysler Pentastar V-6 engine
    Chrysler To Follow Trend, Add Direct Injection To V-6, Turbo Too

    Chrysler is reportedly looking to increase the efficiency of its Pentastar V-6 engine.

  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014
    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: Diesel SUV Fuel Economy Tested

    Diesel engines are now offered in a growing number of passenger vehicles on sale this year and next, especially crossovers and sport utilities. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel is one of two popular models this year that offer a good test of how attractive buyers find today's modern diesels...

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    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: Live Photos From Detroit Auto Show

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee isn't usually what people think of when you say "green car," but the new diesel version that's coming for 2014 moves it somewhat closer to that category. Unveiled first thing Monday morning, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel is part of an updated 2014 lineup for the...

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    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: The Diesel Jeep Returns

    It's been rumored for more than a year; now it's reality. This morning at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel will be unveiled by Jeep as part of a comprehensive update to the three-year-old sport utility vehicle. Fitted to European versions of the Grand Cherokee already...

  • Trademark for Chrysler's new EcoDiesel badge filed with the U.S. Patents and Trademarks office
    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel To Carry New EcoDiesel Tag

    Chrysler will use a new EcoDiesel badge to distinguish its upcoming range of clean diesel vehicles, set for roll-out over the next few years. Coming straight from the United States Patent and Trademark office, the new badge will make its first appearance on the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, when that...

  • 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

    The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee may not be long for this world, as Chrysler looks set to introduce a diesel variant next January, for the 2014 model year. Sources within Chrysler say that the 3.0-liter turbo diesel already available in Jeeps overseas will hit the U.S. market next year. With a five-speed automatic transmission, the diesel is capable of 23 mpg city and 33 mpg highway, a large improvement on the gasoline model's 17 mpg city, 23 mpg highway. Automotive News suggests a new eight-speed automatic transmission will also arrive around the same time, though it's unclear whether this will...

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    Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Sport Utility Coming In 2013

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the brightest stars among the cars that propelled Chrysler--now controlled by Fiat--to a 26-percent sales increase in 2011, raising its share of the U.S. market 1.3 points to 10.7 percent. Yesterday, the company said it would start building a diesel version of the...

  • Amp Electric Jeep Grand Cherokee
    AMP To Bring All-Electric Jeep Grand Cherokee To Detroit

    The venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee, one of the longest-running SUV brands on the market, will be coming to the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as an all-electric car. But it isn’t heading to Detroit as an official release on the Chrysler stand. Instead, it will be there...

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    Chrysler: 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee To Get Diesel Option, Others To Follow

    Earlier this year, our colleagues over at Motor Authority told you that Chrysler was planning on bringing a Diesel option to its U.S. spec Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV some time before 2013. Now in an interview with Automotive News, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler Fiat has confirmed that the 2013...

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    Jeep Grand Cherokee Getting 3.0-Liter Turbodiesel By 2013: Report

    It's the news Jeep fans all across the country have be waiting years for. That one little tidbit execs at Jeep love to deny but no longer can--that the Jeep Grand Cherokee will be offered with an advanced VM Motori turbodiesel engine in the U.S. by 2013. The information was reportedly revealed...

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    No Diesel Option Planned For 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

    In Europe, more than half of the new cars sold feature a diesel engine of some form. This is because modern diesel engines, especially in turbocharged form, offer similar performance to their gasoline counterparts but with much better fuel economy. Some models are even more fuel efficient than...

  • 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

    That old capitalist tool, Forbes magazine, has issued a list of the 10 dirtiest cars sold in the U.S. At the very top, in first place for filth, is the Jeep Grand Cherokee. But it turns out there are some problems with their list. There's history behind this. A decade ago, the website for Forbes magazine practically pioneered the concept of Top-10 lists online. Remember "10 Best Colleges for Successful Topless Teenage Wealthy Cheerleader Executive Entrepreneurs"? Unfortunately, the cars Forbes flagged has some serious methodology errors (and one wrong photo), as more than 40...

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