Next-Gen Dodge Challenger Promises Bigger Hellcat Figure

What keeps the Dodge Challenger competitive against the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro – albeit as a dark horse – is its iconic 707hp Hellcat variant, which is so far unmatched by the range-topping models from its overall more popular rivals. They are coming close though, and by the time the life cycle of the Read more about Next-Gen Dodge Challenger Promises Bigger Hellcat Figure[…]

2019 Land Rover Defender: New Off-Road Tech – Bye Wrangler!

It has often been pointed out that the Jeep Wrangler doesn’t have any direct competitors. Well, that’s true – even the Land Rover Defender, despite its merits as a rugged off-road 4×4, was competing in a relatively upmarket segment compared to the famous Jeep model. When it comes back in 2019, it would be arriving Read more about 2019 Land Rover Defender: New Off-Road Tech – Bye Wrangler![…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler, Ford F-150 Follow Similar Paths

For Jeep, a tricky challenge in regard to the design of the next-gen Wrangler JL is how much needs to change while making it seem like almost nothing has. The big goal is to significantly improve fuel economy while maintaining the essential appearance with which everyone is familiar. In order to do so, the production Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Ford F-150 Follow Similar Paths[…]

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Retains, Refines Crucial Feature

The often spied next-gen Jeep Wrangler JL that is due to appear for the first time in 2017 is going to be a tougher challenge for Jeep compared to the Jeep Compass/Patriot replacement because of the amount of fan service that has to go into its design. As the halo nameplate of the off-road automaker, Read more about Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Retains, Refines Crucial Feature[…]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Shares Tough Ford F-150 Ambition

Reliability issues aren’t going to deter Jeep and Ford from accepting more risks for their most recognized vehicles – the Wrangler and F-150 – by going for aluminum-intensive constructs that would lead to dramatic reductions in weight. Jeep boss Mike Manley recently spoke about what the automaker sought to achieve with the next-gen Wrangler, and Read more about 2018 Jeep Wrangler Shares Tough Ford F-150 Ambition[…]

2017 Jeep Cherokee: No Longer Needed

Both the Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee were the worldwide sales leaders for Jeep brand last year, so they are arguably the most important models in the lineup in spite of all attention being mostly devoted to the Wrangler and Renegade nameplates. The only problem is that they are sized too closely to each other. Read more about 2017 Jeep Cherokee: No Longer Needed[…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: More Choices Arrive!

A Jeep Wrangler wouldn’t be a Jeep Wrangler if it didn’t give buyers a lot of choices. Well, FCA knows this and is offering a few notable options such as a diesel powertrain (for the US), a 300hp turbo-four, a pickup variant, and probably a mild hybrid model. Not everything is sweet though. The one Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: More Choices Arrive![…]

Could 2018 Jeep Wrangler Endure Ford Ranger?

It is widely known that since the Land Rover Defender has gone out of commission, there aren’t any legitimate direct competitors to the Jeep Wrangler. In fact, even before the Defender was discontinued the Wrangler had virtually no pressure from rivals. When 2018 arrives, the next-gen Wrangler is going to start rolling out. It is Read more about Could 2018 Jeep Wrangler Endure Ford Ranger?[…]

2016 Jeep Wrangler: Safety Prioritized At Last!

Tough and rugged, the Jeep Wrangler is capable of taking all sorts of knocks when it traverses the unforgiving conditions of wild terrain. But in many instances, the vehicle could cause all sorts of problems to itself without warning. From defective transmissions to faulty wiring, many Wrangler owners are dealing with a safety hazard time Read more about 2016 Jeep Wrangler: Safety Prioritized At Last![…]

2016 Honda Accord: More ‘American’ Than Jeep Wrangler, Study Shows

Although the Honda Civic has been garlanded with the 2016 North American Car of the Year award, it comes nowhere near the larger Honda Accord sedan when it comes to being ‘American’. In fact, no other foreign model comes close. In an annual Made in America Auto Index study conducted by the the business faculty Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: More ‘American’ Than Jeep Wrangler, Study Shows[…]

2017 Jeep Compass Won’t Leave Just Yet

Before the official unveiling of the fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler in 2017, Jeep is planning to refresh its lineup by kicking out two unfavored nameplates from its lineup, replacing them with what is currently known as the compatriot. They are set to be showcased at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show at the start of November Read more about 2017 Jeep Compass Won’t Leave Just Yet[…]

2019 Land Rover Defender: Don’t Hope Too Much!

Optimism has rekindled among Land Rover fans when it was announced that the Defender would be returning as a next-gen model, albeit in 2019 as a result of a massive delay. And that’s because JLR had reportedly been dealing with issues deciding on the design of the new model. Fans are hoping that it would Read more about 2019 Land Rover Defender: Don’t Hope Too Much![…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: Fooled By Numbers

As the face of the off-road brand, the Jeep Wrangler appears to be the most beloved and popular ‘anti-mom vehicle’ that ironically gets a lot of moms as customers. Despite being churned out by only one plant which is in Toledo, the Wrangler managed to sell 255,283 vehicles last year. Almost 80 percent of them Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Fooled By Numbers[…]

2018 Ford Bronco Raptor: Wrangler Needs Trackhawk!

Make no mistake, when the Ford Bronco arrives in 2018 it will soon be followed by a Ford Performance version that wears a Raptor badge. Following the current F-150 SVT Raptor, it may abandon the V8 engine of old, but it would be hot enough to positively rattle the Jeep Wrangler. Michael Stone Clark, the Read more about 2018 Ford Bronco Raptor: Wrangler Needs Trackhawk![…]

2017 Jeep Renegade: Diesel, Trackhawk On The Cards

There is a question mark hanging over the Jeep Renegade – would it continue with only minor aesthetic changes and added features for 2017 or would it include one or two extra powertrains? Next to the Jeep Wrangler, its international appeal affords the Renegade plenty of potential that can be explored via more options. For Read more about 2017 Jeep Renegade: Diesel, Trackhawk On The Cards[…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler Sets Example For Mazda 6

Volvo may be looking to rid itself of diesel engines in the future, but that’s an exception to the many others which believe that the dust has cleared in the aftermath of the hard-hitting and widespread Volkswagen emissions scandal. Mazda, among other big names such as Jeep and Audi, think that oil burners have a Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sets Example For Mazda 6[…]

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Could Suffer More Trouble – Same As Ford F-150

There will be two traits shared between the fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler JL and Ford F-150. One is that they will both be pickup trucks as the Wrangler moves in that direction for 2018; the second is what constitutes their builds – the two trucks would be made mostly of aluminum. No wait – actually there’s Read more about Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Could Suffer More Trouble – Same As Ford F-150[…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: Hold On, There’s More!

It is not easy to decide which is the most exciting of all the new options that are coming to the fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler JL. There’s the 300hp turbo-four engine, or the turbo EcoDiesel that’s finally landing in the US. There’s also the pickup truck or a mild hybrid variant to choose from when it Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Hold On, There’s More![…]

2016 Jeep Renegade, Compass – Another Record Shattered!

There’s really no stopping Jeep right now. Whatever trouble FCA may find itself in, Jeep keeps finding a way to prove its detractors wrong and bring in more customers. This time the two nameplates stand out as the brand achieves another milestone. Through the end of May, Jeep has sold 204,452 vehicles in the US Read more about 2016 Jeep Renegade, Compass – Another Record Shattered![…]

Next-Gen Dodge Charger Plans Leads To Outrage

Looking at the litany of comments consistently hurled at FCA, it is quite mystifying how the automaker has managed to continue improving the overall sales of its brands month after month, year after year. The latest involves the Dodge Charger, which has been in its current sixth-gen guise for a decade. Apparently the seventh-gen model Read more about Next-Gen Dodge Charger Plans Leads To Outrage[…]