Jeep News and Reviews

This section of Torque News reports Jeep news. It provides news and reviews about Jeep vehicles such as Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Cherokee and so on. The rise of the sport utility vehicle in the US has helped the Jeep brand become one of the top choices among younger families. With a great mix of low cost four wheel drive models and high performance, high end luxury SUVs that all offer incredible versatility and impressive capabilities – Jeep offers something for every buyer.

The 2018 Jeeps have all hit the road save one. Out already are the new Grand Cherokees, Compasses, Cherokees, and the Renegades. However, it is late in this year and the FCA Jeep Wrangler has yet to hit the road. In fact, it has barely been revealed to the public. But that will change on November 29th. Read this section for Jeep news and updates from Torque News reporters with reliable and trusted sources.

A diesel powered Jeep Grand Cherokee mule

Chrysler announces new Detroit jobs, confirms diesel Jeep

The Chrysler Group announced today that they will be adding a third shift at their Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) next year – a move that will create around 1,100 jobs and at the same time, Chrysler confirmed that there will be a diesel-powered version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee built in Detroit alongside the current Grand Cherokee, the Dodge Durango and the new Maserati Kubang SUV.
Hennessey's 800-horsepower modified Jeep Grand Cherokee

Hennessey's 800-hp Jeep Grand Cherokee will blow your mind

Hennessey Performance is known for taking powerful vehicles like the Viper and boosting them to a mind-boggling level. This year they are releasing a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 whose 6.4-liter Hemi has been enlarged to a 7.0-liter displacement and added twin turbos to boost output to 805 bhp. This rocket sled on wheels will go from 0 to 60 in a heart-stopping 3.1 seconds.
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Chrysler's Marchionne, UAW's King getting past bumpy start

If Chrysler Group / Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne and UAW President Bob King get past their differences, they will be putting their egos aside for the 26,000 Chrysler auto workers who will benefit from their next four-year contract. Negotiators said they were "up and working" on the deal at 4:23 a.m. today, the UAW confirmed on a Facebook page for its membership.
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Chrysler / Fiat CEO Marchionne: 'I am a man of industry'

Chrysler Group / Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne gave a talk in Montreal this weekend on the future of the global auto industry to the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Canada. Meantime, in Detroit, UAW negotiators said they were "up and working" as of 4:23 a.m. today. Here is Marchionne's take on being a "man of industry."
The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Photo by Don Bain

Close-up: The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Having known owners who are avid evangelists for the top of the line Jeep, we decided to give the 2011 Grand Cherokee Limited 4X4 a thorough test in its true element – the Rocky Mountains at altitudes over 8,000 ft. Those who dwell at such altitudes and those who regularly commute between businesses or homes in the city and mountains have long considered the Grand Cherokee the reliable standard of mountain life and mobility.
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New Mitsubishi dealership in New Hampshire replaces shuttered Jeep store

A new Mitsubishi auto dealership is opening in November near Portsmouth, N.H., in the town of Stratham. Stratham Mitsubishi is setting up shop at the same location where new Jeeps were sold for almost half a century until hard economic times choked off sales and put the dealership out of business.
The 2003 Jeep Liberty

Jeep Liberty under NHTSA investigation for airbag risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into select Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicles over concerns that the airbag system could deploy without an impact – a situation that has potential to cause severe injury along with an increased likelihood of a crash should the airbags open while the vehicle is being driven.

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