Jeep News

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee

    Jeep will use the Geneva Motor Show in March to launch the latest addition to its Cherokee range--the Cherokee Diesel. Hurrah! The bad news is that there are no intentions to bring this model to the U.S, where the most efficient Cherokee currently utilizes a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine. Boo! The new diesel model instead slots a 2.0-liter, 'Multijet II' turbodiesel engine under the hood, with 140 or 170-horsepower outputs and 258 pounds-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the lower-power variant, while the stronger model sends its power through Jeep's...

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014
    2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: Gas Mileage Test With V-6

    It's winter in the Northeast, and last week's Polar Vortex luckily came along just as our weekend test car was a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. This is the all-new compact crossover that replaces the old truck-like Jeep Liberty, going head-to-head with popular compact crossover utilities like the Chevy...

  • 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...

  • 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    Jeep Hybrids Coming, But Concern Over 'Getting You Home'

    Jeep has only recently nailed its colors to the diesel mast, but already the famous off-road arm of Chrysler is looking to other propulsion technologies--namely hybrid vehicles. Executives at the company have called the move to electrification "inevitable", according to Drive--but they're also...

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee
    2014 Jeep Cherokee, More Fuel-Efficient Crossover, Now En Route To Dealers

    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee returns significantly better fuel economy than the Liberty it replaces.

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee
    2014 Jeep Cherokee: All The Details From NY Auto Show

    It may not be pretty, but the new 2014 Cherokee is an important model for Jeep. Making its debut today at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the new crossover promises better economy than its predecessors, yet just as much utility and performance. The new Cherokee uses the underpinnings of the humble...

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee: frame capture from off-roading video

    Eight days from now, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee 4x4 crossover will be unveiled to the world at the New York Auto Show's media preview days. Jeep released the first photos and details of the 2014 Cherokee three weeks ago, and now it's served up a video to whet our appetites further. The video is meant to demonstrate the Cherokee's off-road capabilities--for those Jeep enthusiasts who remember the old Cherokee's truck-like toughness. The goal is to show that even though the 2014 model is built on an all-wheel-drive version of the same Fiat underpinnings used for the Dodge Dart sedan, it has the...

  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee
    2014 Jeep Cherokee: New, Greener 4x4 With Old Name (Photos)

    Here you are: These are the first photos of the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee. Yep, that's right: Cherokee. No, not Grand Cherokee. Plain old Cherokee, the revival of a name that vanished (in the U.S.) a decade ago, although it's lived on in Europe. The new 2014 Cherokee is Jeep's replacement for the old...

  • 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition
    Will Jeep Wrangler Diesel Be Chrysler's Next EcoDiesel?

    Chevy's Cruze Diesel is getting all the headlines, but there's another U.S.-built diesel due out this year--the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel. The V-6, 240-horsepower EcoDiesel is expected to achieve 28 mpg highway, and a combined figure in the mid-20s. For its type, that's not bad at all. It...

  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show
    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...

  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    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...

  • 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Chrysler To Offer Diesel Engine Options, But Only In Trucks

    Chrysler will soon sell a diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee, which may be followed by a diesel-powered Dodge Durango. The next Ram Dakota will get a diesel, too, but don't expect to see one in a Chrysler automobile.

  • 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    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...

  • 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
    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...

  • 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    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...

  • 2011 Jeep Wrangler

    When you think of rock crawling, trail pounding, off-road adventure what comes to mind? For a lot of Americans the answer would be a simple four-letter word—Jeep. AllSmallCars.com is going to digress from the usual small car news to delve into the small and very capable Jeep vehicles like an American favorite, the Jeep Wrangler. It’s a car right? That aside we have a question for you: Ever experience a Jeep off-road? No? Well, the 2011 Denver Auto Show (DAS) and Jeep have a treat for you. Let us introduce to you Camp Jeep, a first for the Denver Auto Show. Camp Jeep is an extreme...

  • 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    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...

  • 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser in Army Green
    St. Patrick's Day Special: The Most Popular Cars Painted Green

    We write a lot about green cars, here at GreenCarReports.com. Surprise, right? Now our partner TrueCar has provided some data about which cars are greenest. That is, which cars are most often ordered in the color green. Consider this our automotive celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Lá Fhéile...

  • 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
    Forbes Calls Jeep Grand Cherokee Dirtiest Car, Readers Slam Methods

    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...

  • 2010 Dodge Caliber R/T
    2010 Dodge Caliber: Fewer Engines, 30 MPG Highway, Better Interior

    The Dodge Caliber hatchback has never been at the top of our compact-car list, in part because of its lousy gas mileage compared to the competition. Now, Chrysler has simplified its engine and drivetrain options to improve the gas mileage of the 2010 Dodge Caliber slightly, along with its platform...

  • Tomberlin Anvil
    VIDEO: Tomberlin Unveils Anvil LSV on CBS Early Show

    It's a Jeep! It's a golf cart! No! It's an Anvil? The Georgia based Tomberlin Group showcased their electric low speed vehicle (LSV) on the CBS Early Show on Monday and it looks nothing like anything else on the road today. Dubbed the "Anvil," it has a top speed of 25 miles per hour and is legal...

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