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 |  Apr 25 2014, 10:33 AM

2014 Jeep Cherokee Dakar

While capable, the new Jeep Cherokee is not the rough-and-tumble, truck-like beast its predecessor was. Something that’s sure to disappoint enthusiasts, it cannot be lifted… sort of.

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 |  Feb 04 2014, 9:02 AM


The Jeep Cherokee diesel will make its European debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show Sporting the automaker’s new 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 1:41 PM


Fiat is working on finalizing a deal with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. in hopes of producing the Jeep Cherokee in China.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 1:32 PM


Have you been anxiously waiting for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee? In spite of long delays the company is finally getting its act together and the new compact SUV should start to arrive at dealerships over the next 10 days.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 4:03 PM

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited

The second shift of workers assigned to build the 2014 Jeep Cherokee in Toledo, Ohio have been temporarily laid off as many 2014 Cherokees have yet to be released to dealers.

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 |  Sep 05 2013, 7:35 PM


The 2014 Jeep Cherokee front-wheel drive model with the base four-cylinder engine has been rated at 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway.

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 |  Aug 16 2013, 8:01 AM


Jeep has announced official fuel economy figures for its 2014 Cherokee equipped with Jeep Active Drive I and in 4×4 configuration.

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 |  Jul 30 2013, 10:31 AM


Chrysler is being forced to reduce is projected global shipments for the year by about 100,000 units.

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 |  Jul 30 2013, 7:45 AM


Chrysler has postponed the media preview for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee due to an electronic issue controlling the engine and the nine-speed transmission, the American automaker has said.

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 |  Jul 05 2013, 4:33 PM


With pricing for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee announced earlier last month, it was only a matter of time before the SUV’s order guide made an appearance on the Internet.

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 |  Jul 02 2013, 8:02 AM


Jeep owners are urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to insist that Chrysler do more than install trailer hitch assemblies on older Jeep SUVs as well as having the vehicles crash-tested with the protective trailer hitches.

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 10:01 AM

E.T. Drive Home


Every automaker has its own look. Whether it’s a seven-slot grille, round tail lamps or a Hofmeister kink each company tries to claim its own signature styling elements.


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 |  Mar 28 2013, 1:16 PM


With some polarizing style, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee debuted on Wednesday at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 1:00 AM


After numerous leaks of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, and plenty of controversy surrounding its styling, the American automaker has officially unveiled the replacement for the Liberty prior to its 2013 New York Auto Show debut.

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 |  Mar 21 2013, 2:31 PM


The new Jeep Cherokee means much more to the brand than its first shared platform with parent brand Fiat.

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 |  Feb 28 2013, 6:20 PM

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee debuted online to much controversy, because of its uncharacteristic styling.

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 |  Jul 08 2012, 1:01 PM

The SRT Tour kicked off this weekend at Carlisle Chrysler Nationals in Carlisle, PA and will be heading around the country, coming to an end in late September at the Viper Owner Invitational in Charlotte, NC.

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 |  Aug 04 2011, 4:00 PM


Bulgarian tuner Vilner is becoming quite the interior specialists, this time revisiting a Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 600 project. The first time around was back in October 2010, when Vilner got their hands on the 600-hp, V8-powered Grand Cherokee after Hennessey had installed their performance package. This time around though, Vilner redid the entire interior with a similar red and black theme similar to the Jeep’s exterior.

On the inside, plenty of red and black Alcantara has been combined with black leather that is trimmed with red seams. In addition, Vilner designed and developed a unique steering wheel for the Grand Cherokee that they claim offers the best possible grip. The steering wheel can be personalized to the customer’s preference if requested and is wrapped with a similar Alcantara/leather combination.

For the exterior, Vilner modified the headlights with daytime LEDs and halogen diodes.

GALLERY: Vilner Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 600

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 |  Jun 01 2011, 3:10 PM


The Jeep Wrangler will finally get the Chrysler 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 for the 2012 model year. Since 2007, the Wrangler has used the 3.8-liter V6 engine, which replaced the bullet proof 4.0-liter inline six.

New transmission hardware has also arrived for the Wrangler as it will forgo the ancient four speed automatic for a five-speed unit. A little late in the game, as many automakers are upgrading to seven and eight speed transmissions.

Regardless of preference, the 2012 Wrangler’s powerplant will be identical to the units in the 2011 Grand Cherokee. The V6 should produce 290-hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The 3.8-liter produced a meager 202-hp and 237 lb-ft of torque. Fuel mileage is expected to improve to 16-mpg city, 23-mpg highway from 15/19.

GALLERY: 2012 Jeep Wrangler


[Source: Toledo Blade]

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