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Jeep Compass: Jalopnik's Buyer's Guide

The Jeep Compass only exists because Chrysler has paid for all the tooling and every one they sell is pretty much pure profit. It’s a pretty poor excuse for an automobile. What do you need to know before you make a huge mistake and buy a Jeep Compass? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s… »9/02/15 1:28pmYesterday 1:28pm

A Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Would Be The Ultimate Car Of This Year

Before you stick your tongue out and spit at another overpowered high-riding 4WD, consider the business case for a 707-horsepower Hellcat-style Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Modern muscle cars are selling. SUVs are even more popular. Everybody loves Jeep. And what better way to increase margins than to spice up an… »8/27/15 10:48am8/27/15 10:48am

The Hellcat-Powered Jeep Trackhawk Will Be Very, Very Fast: Multiple Reports

There have been rumors for a little while now of the once-unthinkable happening – the 707-horsepower engine from the Dodge Hellcats getting stuffed into the frame of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, to make a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Now multiple reports say that Chrysler’s actually built one, and they’re showing it off. »8/26/15 5:06pm8/26/15 5:06pm

Fiat Chrysler Waited 18 Months To Tell Feds About Hacking Flaw 

After a team of white hat hackers exploited a vulnerability through a Jeep Cherokee’s UConnect system that allowed them to remotely seize control of the car, Fiat Chrysler announced a 1.4-million vehicle recall and a vow to fix the problem. That’s good, seeing as how they knew about the problem for 18 months before… »8/05/15 5:28pm8/05/15 5:28pm

The Jeep Wrangler Is Unapologetically Bad And That's What Makes It Great

The Jeep Wrangler is still the quintessential American off-roader. It’s also gawky, inefficient, and built to the standards of a cereal box toy. But we buy Wranglers in droves, love them like pets, and hang on to them like heirlooms. I think that proves there’s a little car enthusiast in all of us. »8/03/15 1:30pm8/03/15 1:30pm

Fiat Chrysler Has To Buy Back 180,000 Ram Trucks In Stinging Gov-Slap

Fiat Chrysler’s slow moving, dangerously ineffective recall finally prompted the Department of Transportation to lay the smack down with a $70 million fine and millions more in other penalties, including an agreement to buy back 200,000 Ram pickups and offer $1,000 extra on certain trade-ins. »7/27/15 7:24pm7/27/15 7:24pm

Report: Feds To Hit Fiat Chrysler With Record $105M Fine Over Recalls

Fiat Chrysler has recently drawn the ire of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over “a litany of failures” with millions of vehicle recalls, including older Jeeps linked to fatal fires. According to a Wall Street Journal report, we now know Fiat Chrysler will face penalties from the feds to the tune of… »7/26/15 10:43am7/26/15 10:43am

Chrysler's Uconnect Vulnerable To Remote Hacking, But Don't Panic Yet 

As more and more cars become mobile, internet-connected appliances, they become more likely targets for remote hacking. Chrysler is hopefully realizing the seriousness of this, as a new Jeep Cherokee has been remotely hacked and pretty severely compromised, according to a story in Wired. But don’t panic just yet. »7/21/15 1:56pm7/21/15 1:56pm

Report: 707 Horsepower 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Is Really Coming

Journalist Joel Feder over at Motor Authority says a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee “Trackhawk” with the 707 horsepower Hellcat engine, AWD, and a ZF 8-speed automatic is really actually definitely on its way to production. Which would be insane, amazing, and a whole lotta awesome. »6/18/15 3:28pm6/18/15 3:28pm