Jeep Wrangler News

  • 2020 Jeep Wrangler Sahara EcoDiesel

    It's been a long time coming but Jeep is finally ready to unveil its first production plug-in hybrids. Some readers may recall Jeep rolled out a plug-in hybrid Wrangler prototype as far back as 2008, though the global financial crisis put that particular project on ice. Fast forward today and Jeep is ready to launch plug-in hybrid versions of the Wrangler, Compass and Renegade. They will feature the new 4xe designation and make their debut on January 7 at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jeep announced on Thursday. The automaker will drip-feed info on the vehicles at CES and...

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
    EPA rates 2018 Jeep Wrangler turbo-4 gas mileage; plug-in, diesel to come later

    The new 2018 Wrangler is a big deal for Jeep, and in its redesign the company didn't leave its fuel economy stuck in the mud. In addition to the fuel-swilling V-6, the new Wrangler will be available with a more efficient turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and the EPA has just revealed exactly how...

  • Mopar-modified Jeep Wrangler features all-new items from the performance parts catalog
    Jeep Wrangler Plug-In Hybrid to go into production in 2020

    Looking back at last week's Los Angeles auto show media days, one new vehicle sucked up a disproportionate amount of attention and airtime. That would be the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, a once-in-a-decade redesign of the iconic off-roader that's the linchpin of the Jeep brand image worldwide. While the...

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler
    New 2018 Jeep Wrangler boosts fuel economy, from bad to less bad

    Ahead of the next-generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler's debut, the EPA released fuel-economy estimates for the V-6 powered model of the archetypal SUV. They're higher, as are the ratings for pretty much every new model, courtesy of steadily rising corporate average fuel-economy rules for model years 2012...

  • 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon, 2017 Chicago auto show
    Jeep Wrangler Diesel already testing, before 2019 launch

    The iconic Jeep Wrangler is a tough vehicle to make fuel-efficient. Its separate frame and body add weight, and it has all the wind-cheating grace of a small municipal hospital. The Wrangler SUV only gets redesigned every 10 years or so, so each new generation is a big deal to Jeep fans. DON'T...

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    Jeep Wrangler Diesel To Come Well Before Wrangler Hybrid

    Jeep is still planning diesel and hybrid versions of the next-generation Wrangler.

  • 2014 Subaru Forester

    Last year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduced a new crash test -- and a new rating to accompany it. A total of 13 compact SUVs recently took that test, and the 2014 Subaru Forester was the only one in the bunch to earn a "good" rating. The test in question is the "small overlap crash", which has a much lower success rate than the IIHS' other tests, like the full-width frontal test and the moderate overlap front test. Those replicate collisions involving all or most of a car's front end, respectively. The small overlap crash replicates crashes like those involving trees...

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    2011 Denver Auto Show: Want An Extreme Off-Road Experience? Visit Camp Jeep

    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. is going to digress from the usual small car news to delve into the small and very capable Jeep vehicles like an...

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    St. Patrick's Day Special: The Most Popular Cars Painted Green

    We write a lot about green cars, here at 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...

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    Video: "Dodge EV" vs. Challenger SRT8

     Dodge EV        Chrysler ENVI president, Lou Rhodes, believes a good product can save Chrysler. By the looks of these drag races (middle of the page) in Pasadena, he might be right. After committing to having 100 EV and range-extended vehicles on the road for testing by next year, Rhodes...

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