The Truth About Cars » Jeep http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Jeep http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Dart, 200 On The Way Out; Wrangler Truck, Wagoneer On the Way In http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/dart-200-way-wrangler-truck-wagoneer-way/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday said the automaker would rely more heavily on profitable Jeeps and Rams in North America and Europe to help its business remain profitable in other sagging areas and regions. “We are not of the view that this industry is facing an impending demise,” Marchionne said before announcing […]

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Jeep Pickup, Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade: All The Things We’ll Probably Hear Tomorrow from Sergio http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-pickup-jeep-compass-jeep-renegade-things-well-probably-hear-tomorrow-sergio/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273841 On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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On Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne will update investors on his long-term plans and fourth-quarter profits — namely, how many Jeeps it sold — during his scheduled earnings conference call. It’s widely expected that Sergio will address the near-certainty that Jeep will build a pickup based on the Wrangler, as well as the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: There’s Something in the Water in Flint, Quebec Company Still Trading on Tesla’s Name, and Our Cadillac CT6 Invite Got Lost in the Mail http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-theres-something-water-flint-quebec-company-still-trading-teslas-name-cadillac-ct6-invite-got-lost-mail/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1273633 Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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Flint, Michigan’s water system is in dire straits thanks to a bad decision made by emergency managers. Now lead that’s seeping into drinking water is poisoning thousands of children in the city. That, Dubuc Motors really wants you to think they are related to Tesla, Jeep might be going commando, Porsche will continue to beat others over the […]

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Tire Test: BFGoodrich KO2 in the Snowy Hills of Maine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/tire-test-bfgoodrich-ko2-snowy-hills-maine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/tire-test-bfgoodrich-ko2-snowy-hills-maine/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266473 BFGoodrich’s All-Terrain T/A tires can be found everywhere, from your local construction site to the most grueling of off-road races. I’ve fitted some of my trucks with the original KO and used them on and off-road, so I was curious what improvements BFGoodrich could bring to its latest iteration: the new KO2. BFGoodrich brought me up […]

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BFGoodrich’s All-Terrain T/A tires can be found everywhere, from your local construction site to the most grueling of off-road races. I’ve fitted some of my trucks with the original KO and used them on and off-road, so I was curious what improvements BFGoodrich could bring to its latest iteration: the new KO2. BFGoodrich brought me up […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Marchionne: “We Will Build a Wrangler Pickup” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/marchionne-will-build-wrangler-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/marchionne-will-build-wrangler-pickup/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:47:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265913 If there was any confusion about Chrysler’s plans to build a pickup variant of the Wrangler, something for which Jeep fans and car enthusiasts in general have clamored, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne cleared it up at a press conference at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Marchionne unequivocally stated the automaker will be […]

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If there was any confusion about Chrysler’s plans to build a pickup variant of the Wrangler, something for which Jeep fans and car enthusiasts in general have clamored, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne cleared it up at a press conference at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Marchionne unequivocally stated the automaker will be […]

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NAIAS 2016: Jeep Boss Says He and Marchionne Want Jeep Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-jeep-boss-says-marchionne-want-jeep-pickup/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:10:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265425 The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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The Detroit News ran a story today claiming that Michael Manley, head of the Jeep brand, confirmed a Jeep pickup will be produced. However, careful reading of the quote given by the brand’s top executive reveals nothing but a hedge. “Sergio [Marchionne, FCA CEO] and I work very, very closely on the Jeep product portfolio, and both of […]

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The 13 Auto Brands Which Reported Record U.S. Auto Sales In 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:35:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259673 As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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Jeep Rolls Out 75th Anniversary Editions; Yes, Patriot, Compass Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/jeep-rolls-75th-anniversary-editions-yes-patriot-compass/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 18:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258545 If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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If you didn’t know it was Jeep’s 75th anniversary this year, it’s your fault for not paying attention. Pretty much all of the automaker’s SUVs are rolling billboards for its “Since 1941” branding, and now Jeep is officially doing something to celebrate. Jeep launched its 75th Anniversary lineup Wednesday, which includes special editions for all its models. All […]

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Piston Slap: Dodging the Grand Wagoneer’s Destiny? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-dodging-grand-wagoneers-destiny/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-dodging-grand-wagoneers-destiny/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250081 Shandor writes: I used to have an ’84 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. When it died, I replaced it with a new ’99 Dodge Durango. It seemed to be a fairly solid, updated replacement for the Wagoneer. My mechanic, who was a master Jeep mechanic, said that Chrysler came up with the Durango to fill the gap in […]

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Shandor writes: I used to have an ’84 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. When it died, I replaced it with a new ’99 Dodge Durango. It seemed to be a fairly solid, updated replacement for the Wagoneer. My mechanic, who was a master Jeep mechanic, said that Chrysler came up with the Durango to fill the gap in […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Winterkorn Appears on BI Top 15 List, Oil Near 11-Year Low (Again), and Jeep Goes Online in India http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-winterkorn-appears-bi-top-15-list-oil-near-11-year-low-jeep-goes-online-india/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253145 Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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Where do you end up if you’re the former CEO of a company guilty of cheating diesel emissions tests, the fallout of which wipes out billions of dollars of value from said company? Business Insider’s “The 15 biggest career crashes of 2015″ list, of course. That, and Nissan prices the new Sentra, oil is still on a well-lubricated […]

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Report: Jeep Increased Fleet Sales More Than 50 Percent From 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-jeep-increased-fleet-sales-50-percent-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-jeep-increased-fleet-sales-50-percent-2014/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 18:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251625 The Wall Street Journal reported that Jeep’s remarkable sales pace may be fueled in part by a significant increase in fleet sales through the first 10 months of this year. According to the newspaper, which cited R.L. Polk’s sales figures, Jeep through October increased its deliveries to rental companies by 57 percent compared to the […]

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The Wall Street Journal reported that Jeep’s remarkable sales pace may be fueled in part by a significant increase in fleet sales through the first 10 months of this year. According to the newspaper, which cited R.L. Polk’s sales figures, Jeep through October increased its deliveries to rental companies by 57 percent compared to the […]

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Fiat Chrysler Recalling Nearly 500,000 SUVs for Recall Fix http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/fiat-chrysler-recalling-nearly-500000-suvs-for-recall-fix/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/fiat-chrysler-recalling-nearly-500000-suvs-for-recall-fix/#comments Sat, 26 Dec 2015 18:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249801 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced this week that they would be recalling nearly 500,000 SUVs — including more than 350,000 in the U.S. — for a vanity mirror wire that could potentially overheat and increase risk for a fire. The affected SUVs are model year 2011-2012 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos made before Sept. 2, […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced this week that they would be recalling nearly 500,000 SUVs — including more than 350,000 in the U.S. — for a vanity mirror wire that could potentially overheat and increase risk for a fire. The affected SUVs are model year 2011-2012 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos made before Sept. 2, […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Takata Can’t Silo, Porsche’s New Production Boss, Suppliers Love Each Other http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-takata-cant-silo-porsches-new-production-boss-suppliers-love/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-takata-cant-silo-porsches-new-production-boss-suppliers-love/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:57:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246490 Who would have known that one of the largest parts supply recalls in U.S. history could poison the well for the rest of your business? That, and Jeep needs you to keep it dry for a minute, Porsche pulls another player from Volkswagen’s bench and how big does Magna International’s yacht need to be anyway, […]

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Who would have known that one of the largest parts supply recalls in U.S. history could poison the well for the rest of your business? That, and Jeep needs you to keep it dry for a minute, Porsche pulls another player from Volkswagen’s bench and how big does Magna International’s yacht need to be anyway, […]

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Subaru, Lexus Retain KBB’s Top Resale Crown for 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242345 Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Jeep Cherokee http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1983-jeep-cherokee/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1983-jeep-cherokee/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241097 Because we still see them all over the roads today, the still-in-production (in China) XJ Cherokee is the best-known Jeep Cherokee. However, AMC made a two-door version of the original SJ Wagoneer, called it the Cherokee, and built it for the 1974 through 1983 model years (just to confuse things, a four-door SJ Cherokee was […]

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Because we still see them all over the roads today, the still-in-production (in China) XJ Cherokee is the best-known Jeep Cherokee. However, AMC made a two-door version of the original SJ Wagoneer, called it the Cherokee, and built it for the 1974 through 1983 model years (just to confuse things, a four-door SJ Cherokee was […]

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Giving Thanks: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude 4×4 Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-grand-cherokee-altitude-4x4-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-grand-cherokee-altitude-4x4-review/#comments Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1229865 Editor’s note: This review originally ran February 27th, 2015. It’s the most read review of the last 12 months. You should read it again. The current Grand Cherokee has been a huge success for the Jeep brand. The handsome vehicle is available with four engines, five drivelines, and in many trims, best of which can […]

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Editor’s note: This review originally ran February 27th, 2015. It’s the most read review of the last 12 months. You should read it again. The current Grand Cherokee has been a huge success for the Jeep brand. The handsome vehicle is available with four engines, five drivelines, and in many trims, best of which can […]

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Junkyard Find: 1991 Jeep Cherokee Sport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1991-jeep-cherokee-sport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1991-jeep-cherokee-sport/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224441 The XJ Jeep Cherokee was made for approximately a thousand years (OK, 32 years, counting the still-in-production BAW Knight S12), and these trucks are still extremely easy to find here in Colorado. Nice XJs still command good prices here, but used-up ones fill the local wrecking yards. Since I shared a junked Grand Cherokee last […]

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The XJ Jeep Cherokee was made for approximately a thousand years (OK, 32 years, counting the still-in-production BAW Knight S12), and these trucks are still extremely easy to find here in Colorado. Nice XJs still command good prices here, but used-up ones fill the local wrecking yards. Since I shared a junked Grand Cherokee last […]

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Jeep Carries FCA Again, Renegade Near Top Of Subcompact Crossover Heap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jeep-carries-fca-renegade-near-top-subcompact-crossover-heap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jeep-carries-fca-renegade-near-top-subcompact-crossover-heap/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217025 In October 2015, not the first time, Jeep was FCA’s meal ticket in the United States. Little more than one month ago, we discussed the fact that non-Jeep sales at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ U.S. division were unhealthy at best, particularly given the boom experienced by the industry as a whole. Fortunately for FCA, October was […]

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In October 2015, not the first time, Jeep was FCA’s meal ticket in the United States. Little more than one month ago, we discussed the fact that non-Jeep sales at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ U.S. division were unhealthy at best, particularly given the boom experienced by the industry as a whole. Fortunately for FCA, October was […]

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2015 Jeep Renegade Latitude Review – The Sibling Complex http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-renegade-latitude-sibling-complex/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2015-jeep-renegade-latitude-sibling-complex/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1212801 There are myriad ways to improve SUVs and Jeep won’t do any of them to the Wrangler. Instead, the Wrangler remains hopelessly impractical, wonderfully unapologetic and, to own, like living with a Libertarian: there are no compromises and everything is wonderful when you play by their rules. Thankfully for the rest of us, who welcome […]

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There are myriad ways to improve SUVs and Jeep won’t do any of them to the Wrangler. Instead, the Wrangler remains hopelessly impractical, wonderfully unapologetic and, to own, like living with a Libertarian: there are no compromises and everything is wonderful when you play by their rules. Thankfully for the rest of us, who welcome […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Recalling 900,000 More Cars for Bad Brakes, Airbags http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-recalling-900000-cars-bad-brakes-airbags/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-recalling-900000-cars-bad-brakes-airbags/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 20:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1209001 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Friday that it would recall nearly 900,000 cars worldwide — including more than 550,000 cars in the U.S. — for defective airbag and brake systems. The company said some 2003 Jeep Liberty and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee models were fitted with faulty airbags that could deploy. The automaker acknowledged that seven injuries […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Friday that it would recall nearly 900,000 cars worldwide — including more than 550,000 cars in the U.S. — for defective airbag and brake systems. The company said some 2003 Jeep Liberty and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee models were fitted with faulty airbags that could deploy. The automaker acknowledged that seven injuries […]

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Hammer Time: How Old is Too Old? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hammer-time-old-old/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hammer-time-old-old/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1207841 She seduced my soul. She is a a 1989 Jeep Wagoneer with just over 200,000 miles and a fantastic maintenance history. With beautiful, thick leather seats and a working A/C system which is a huge deal here in Georgia, the old woody Jeep could only have been better if it had a stick and a four-wheel drive system mated […]

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She seduced my soul. She is a a 1989 Jeep Wagoneer with just over 200,000 miles and a fantastic maintenance history. With beautiful, thick leather seats and a working A/C system which is a huge deal here in Georgia, the old woody Jeep could only have been better if it had a stick and a four-wheel drive system mated […]

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Viper Ends Production in 2017; Fiat Chrysler Plans For New Cars, Engines at its Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/viper-ends-production-2017-fiat-chrysler-plans-new-cars-engines-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/viper-ends-production-2017-fiat-chrysler-plans-new-cars-engines-plants/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:20:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203465 The Dodge Viper will end production in 2017 when the current model expires, according to approved language included in the United Auto Workers’ contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to Automotive News, the Conner Avenue plant, which makes the sportscar, doesn’t have future product planned beyond 2017, effectively sealing the fate for the flagging car. The […]

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The Dodge Viper will end production in 2017 when the current model expires, according to approved language included in the United Auto Workers’ contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to Automotive News, the Conner Avenue plant, which makes the sportscar, doesn’t have future product planned beyond 2017, effectively sealing the fate for the flagging car. The […]

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Everything Is Bigger In Texas, Including its Automotive Press Awards http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194346 The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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Jeep Is the Smiling Mask Hiding FCA’s Frowny Face http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jeeps-u-s-surge-masks-fca-sales-disappointments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jeeps-u-s-surge-masks-fca-sales-disappointments/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188602 Total Fiat Chrysler Automobiles volume is up six percent this year thanks to record sales at Jeep, FCA’s top-selling outlet. However, despite that wave of Jeep-directed affection in the U.S., sales at the company’s other brands have fallen two percent through the first nine months of 2015. Even in September, an extraordinarily high-volume month for the U.S. […]

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Total Fiat Chrysler Automobiles volume is up six percent this year thanks to record sales at Jeep, FCA’s top-selling outlet. However, despite that wave of Jeep-directed affection in the U.S., sales at the company’s other brands have fallen two percent through the first nine months of 2015. Even in September, an extraordinarily high-volume month for the U.S. […]

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