Europe Gets New Jeep Grand Cherokee With Old Diesel Engine

Chrysler will unveil the new Euro-spec Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 3.0-liter Common Rail Diesel (CRD) engine at this year's Geneva Motor Show. They'll likely also show off the new Chrysler 300. Sadly, we're only getting the latter. » 1/13/11 12:00pm 1/13/11 12:00pm

Jeep Cherokee CRD Is An Overseas Oil-Burning Liberty

First lesson in Jalopnik readership — always have a camera at the ready. Like star tipster and reader Adam, who was quick to take a picture of a manufacturer-plated Jeep near Rochester Road and Big Beaver in Troy, MI earlier this week as he made his way home from a long day of widget-making or sprocket-mending. Adam… » 5/21/08 11:00am 5/21/08 11:00am

BMW Diesel Mild Hybrid X5 Concept Officially Revealed, Officially Has A…

We've been saying for years the only efficient hybrid with current technology is one mated to a diesel engine, and now it looks like another automaker is jumping into the conceptual fray. Our little news yesterday on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics X5 — translated from Bruce, that appears to be an X5 outfitted with a… » 2/22/08 9:00am 2/22/08 9:00am

Spy Photos: Jeep Commander CRD?

Our friends from the D over at How Bourgeois were out tooling about when they happened upon something we've not yet seen stateside, but have heard rumors of for almost a year now — a CRD Jeep Commander. So what do we think — is this manny-plated SUV a harbinger of the German-American hybrid shipping over a 3.0-liter… » 4/18/07 1:30pm 4/18/07 1:30pm

New York Auto Show Preview: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

If it's the New York Auto Show, it must be time for new Jeeps. For some odd reason the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid has found New York's the place to show off their new rock-crawlers — last year showing off the new Jeep Patriot and the four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. This year the boys n' girls from … » 4/02/07 10:56am 4/02/07 10:56am

Spy Photos: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD

What's this familiar SUV spotted way the hell up in northern Scandinavia, near the Norwegian border? According to those familiar three letters, it's the Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with the CRD Diesel engine. That's the Benz-built 3.0-liter diesel, producing 215 hp and 376 lb.-ft. torque. Chrysler announced last… » 2/15/07 8:08am 2/15/07 8:08am

Spy Photos: Jeep Wrangler CRD

If there's anything like consensus among Jeep fans, it's that a CRD version is long overdue. Sure, you can get all the 2.8-liter, common-rail turbo-diesel Jeeps you want, so long as you're outside US airspace. We know the day will come when the new smoggers arrive on these shores, but is that day near? Do these… » 2/12/07 8:00am 2/12/07 8:00am

Jeep to Discontinue Liberty Diesel

Despite having doubled its original sales target, Jeep's Liberty CRD will soon be gone like Flynn (well, times change). Blame it on stricter emissions standards going into effect on 2007 that'll render its VM Motori-built 2.8-liter four unusable in the US market. Considering the company just announced its Grand… » 6/05/06 11:41am 6/05/06 11:41am

Jeep Cherokee to Get Diesel, Stink up Joint

We knew it would happen (seriously, we did know). Jeep announced today it will offer its Grand Cherokee in delicious diesel flavor. In fact, it'll be Mercedes-Benz's 3.0-liter CRD (common-rail) turbodiesel burner the Europeans have been privy to that will power the SUV in the US. The Chrysler kids are talking about a… » 6/01/06 2:00pm 6/01/06 2:00pm