FCA Could Be Ruined By Jeep Wrangler Plans

FCA has some big ambitions for the future as it banks on gas prices staying low at least for the next several years. Consumers have been flocking to SUVs, and the automaker has an ace in its Jeep brand that fulfills this booming demand with plenty of rugged off-roading flavor. Nevertheless, this ambition comes with Read more about FCA Could Be Ruined By Jeep Wrangler Plans[…]

2017 Jeep Compass: Stealing The Cherokee’s Thunder

The new Renegade-based Jeep Compass is set to hit dealerships really really soon, and when it does, life would be a little more difficult for the Jeep Cherokee that sits one segment slot higher. The Compass borrows the Cherokee’s 2.4L inline-four, but does more with it. It still churns out 180hp and 175lb-ft torque. However, Read more about 2017 Jeep Compass: Stealing The Cherokee’s Thunder[…]

Jeep Wrangler Drops As Bad As The Cherokee In 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) went through a decline of 0.3 percent last year, which is pretty good considering that Chrysler sales dropped by 27 percent, Alfa Romeo by 22 percent and Fiat by 24 percent. It was the sales of the Jeep and Ram which helped the automaker stay afloat. Both these brands recorded an Read more about Jeep Wrangler Drops As Bad As The Cherokee In 2016[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Could Surprise Like The Mustang!

When it comes to Jeep, does the semi posh Jeep Grand Cherokee or the edgy Jeep Wrangler come to your mind? Either way, the brand is still not completely there with these models as the Grand Cherokee is only partially upmarket and the Wrangler is only huge in the US. It’s quite disappointing that as Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler Could Surprise Like The Mustang![…]

Jeep Wrangler, Cherokee Ended Up FCA Failures For 2016

In total, Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) experienced a sales decline of about 0.3 percent in 2016. That’s not bad considering that Chrysler sales fell by 27 percent, Alfa Romeo sales fell by 22 percent, and Fiat sales fell by 24 percent. What saved the automaker were the sales of Jeep and Ram, which went up Read more about Jeep Wrangler, Cherokee Ended Up FCA Failures For 2016[…]

Chrysler To Seize Control Of 2017 Jeep Cherokee?

Based on a report by Allpar, Chrysler apparently has a mid-size SUV based on the Jeep Cherokee on the cards. This information is obtained via a forum member called “ridriderbob” who is said to have revealed dependable insight in the past. This move by the Company does actually make sense. The report stated that the Read more about Chrysler To Seize Control Of 2017 Jeep Cherokee?[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Feels Like Mustang, Worldwide

The Jeep Wrangler has always been big solely in the US. Last year, a mere 20 percent of its 250,000 sales were from outside the US, mainly from Mexico and Canada. It’s not all that surprising as Jeep’s home market has always been the US and it’s the most important for the Wrangler. Besides, Jeep’s Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Feels Like Mustang, Worldwide[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Same Engine With Compass

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler would be coming with a 2.0-liter turbo-four ‘Hurricane’ engine which makes 300 horsepower and the recently unveiled 2018 Jeep Compass may be equipped with the same engine. This overhauled Compass is basically a combination of all other Jeep nameplates. For example, its exterior is based on the Grand Cherokee, its interior Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Same Engine With Compass[…]

2018 Jeep Compass: Emulating Wrangler’s Powertrain

At first glance, the 2018 Jeep Compass looks similar to the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee, whereas its Small Wide 4×4 platform has similarities to the Renegade and Fiat 500X. Interestingly, the Compass would also be incorporating some elements of the next-gen Jeep Wrangler into its build too. US buyers are still left in the dark, Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass: Emulating Wrangler’s Powertrain[…]

2018 Jeep Compass: Missing Piece From Wrangler?

Unlike the next-gen Jeep Wrangler, the US-spec Jeep Compass would not be powered by a turbo-diesel mill unlike its international version. Instead, it would be driven by what many sources believe to be an all-new 2.0L turbo-four gas engine, and it could be shared with the Wrangler. The overhauled Compass cherry-picks from other Jeep vehicles Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass: Missing Piece From Wrangler?[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Sharing 300hp With Compass?

One of the more interesting additions to the next-gen Jeep Wrangler in 2018 would be its 2.0L turbo-four ‘Hurricane’ engine worth 300hp, and it might also end up in the 2018 Jeep Compass that has just been unwrapped by Jeep for the world to see. What makes the overhauled Compass interesting is how it’s virtually Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Sharing 300hp With Compass?[…]

2018 Jeep Compass: Similar Plans To Renegade

The 2018 Jeep Compass is a fusion of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee in terms of exterior and interior looks, but is similar to the smaller Jeep Renegade at a fundamental level through sharing the same Small Wide 4×4 architecture. What that suggests is that drivers of the new Compass would be able to Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass: Similar Plans To Renegade[…]

2018 Jeep Compass Could Share Wrangler’s 2.0L Turbo-Four

Judging from the looks of the 2018 Jeep Compass, it seems a composite of the Grand Cherokee and Cherokee, with the latter influencing its interior design instead. Less obvious is the Small Wide 4×4 platform it shares with the Renegade and Fiat 500X. That might not be all. Interestingly, the Compass could be picking up Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass Could Share Wrangler’s 2.0L Turbo-Four[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Losing Its Spotlight

For most of 2016, the spotlight has been trained on the next-gen Jeep Wrangler that would not arrive for another year, in spite of the Jeep Renegade making momentous improvements in establishing Jeep’s presence in new territories through record sales. To those abroad, the Renegade may be the most exciting model from the automaker, but Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Losing Its Spotlight[…]

2017 Jeep Cherokee: Less Secure Than Rivals

There are two areas in which Jeep doesn’t really excel – reliability and safety. The automaker’s best-selling model, the Jeep Cherokee, has once again been given a four-star safety rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The compact off-roader earned the same rating for its 2016 model. But it’s not alone as all Read more about 2017 Jeep Cherokee: Less Secure Than Rivals[…]

2018 Jeep Compass Means Farewell Jeep Cherokee

So far, only heavily camouflaged prototypes of the Jeep Compass and Patriot replacement has been spotted in the wild, but that’s in the US. Over in Brazil, where the vehicle is set to be produced, it has been caught in full, thanks to the folks at Autoo.com.br. Unconcealed, the 4×4 has been identified as the Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass Means Farewell Jeep Cherokee[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Move Aside For Compass!

This year has seen the Jeep Wrangler get its fair share of publicity for all the spy shots of its next-gen model and news of upcoming changes to its build, powertrain, and production plans. Even the Jeep Renegade, which continued in remarkable form, didn’t get as much of the spotlight. It’s time for the Wrangler Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Move Aside For Compass![…]

2018 Jeep Cherokee: New Compass Hints Overhaul

When the replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot arrives in dealerships late next year, the Jeep Cherokee is going to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. This compact model that’s built on the Renegade platform would challenge its position as the smaller Grand Cherokee sibling. While it’s currently referred to as Read more about 2018 Jeep Cherokee: New Compass Hints Overhaul[…]

2018 Jeep Compass Steals Wrangler, Renegade Spotlight

There are going to be plenty of interesting showcases at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show before wrapping up the year, and one of them is going to be an intriguing blend of the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Grand Cherokee that replaces the Jeep Compass and Patriot. Under its shell – which spy shots suggest Read more about 2018 Jeep Compass Steals Wrangler, Renegade Spotlight[…]

2016 Jeep Cherokee Overtakes Wrangler Once More

As far as Jeep is concerned, its most important nameplate is the Wrangler, and as a result the automaker wants its lineup to reflect the vehicle’s significance. That’s why there are several other variants being offered for the next-gen Wrangler in 2018. It’s going to be about a year or so before the Wrangler JL Read more about 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overtakes Wrangler Once More[…]