Here's How To Turn A Jeep And A Motorcycle Into One Insane Snowblower

Some dude turned a 900cc engine out of a Kawasaki sport bike, strapped it to the front of his XJ Jeep Cherokee, and proceeded to make this snowy driveway his bitch. Sure beats shoveling. » 2/04/15 6:39pm 2/04/15 6:39pm

Elon Musk Knows The One Things Texans Love More Than Football

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/16/15 9:53am 1/16/15 9:53am

Cars.com's Long-Term 2014 Jeep Cherokee Needed A New Engine

One of the reasons I like Cars.com's Kicking Tires blog is that they actually purchase the vehicles in their long-term test fleet rather than borrow them for extended periods from car companies. That approach is a little more honest, and it comes away with a more realistic ownership experience than you can get in a… » 12/23/14 3:02pm 12/23/14 3:02pm

Looks Like The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Holds Its Own Off Road

Some folks just put a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk through "Hell's Revenge," a torturous slickrock trail in Moab, Utah considered a "testpiece" off-road track by some. They reckoned the SUV "passed with flying colors," and it looks like it was able to keep up with a mighty Wrangler Rubicon. » 7/11/14 1:25pm 7/11/14 1:25pm

The Jeep Cherokee XJ: It Just Is

The Jeep Cherokee XJ once the grandson of the SJ Wagoneer is now the grandfather in today's automotive landscape. A bona fide classic, that didn't need a "Trail Rated" badge. » 5/05/14 9:00pm 5/05/14 9:00pm

Mopar Cooking Up Six Special Jeeps For 'Easter Safari' In Moab

The Easter Jeep Safari is a nine-day off-road event that goes down every April in America's off-road capital of Moab, Utah. This year Jeep will bring six "concept vehicles" modified by Mopar to show off what their SUVs are capable of. » 4/01/14 3:30pm 4/01/14 3:30pm

Jeep Delays 2014 Cherokee Because Of 9-Speed Tranny Issues

Despite rosy reports today on the partnership between German transmission company ZF and Chrysler, the unspecified "powertrain" issue impacting the 2014 Jeep Cherokee and delaying its launch is, predominately, an issue of getting the 9-Speed automatic transmission to actually use all nine gears properly according to… » 8/05/13 3:06pm 8/05/13 3:06pm

The New Jeep Cherokee Was Absolutely Not Designed To Be An Alfa Romeo

Hey, remember when the Wall Street Journal made waves by reporting that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee was based on an Alfa Romeo design? That's a fascinating tidbit. The problem is, it's not true, according to the American guy who designed it. » 3/28/13 4:13pm 3/28/13 4:13pm

Was Chrysler Expecting A Negative Reaction To The New Jeep Cherokee?

After we exclusively revealed shots of the new Jeep Cherokee rolling off the assembly line, Chrysler released the official shots of the vehicle a few hours later and ahead of schedule. The reaction to the car — particularly its nose and headlights — hasn't been as positive as the Mopar folks probably wanted. But the… » 2/23/13 10:00am 2/23/13 10:00am

Make bombing through the snow in a Jeep your new favorite winter sport

If unearthing cars stuck wasn't your favorite winter sport there was a simple solution in 1983—drive a Jeep. While those other chumps were trying to unearth their big rear wheel drive cars, you could be flying through the snow in any assortment of new Jeeps from the Cherokee to the Scrambler. » 1/21/12 9:00am 1/21/12 9:00am

Man wearing U.S. flag drives Jeep up war memorial, sets it on fire

If the past months have taught us anything, it's that there is no one right way to protest injustice. Conversely, however, there are a myriad of wrong ways to go about it, and Daniel Whitaker of Indianapolis seems to have honed in with remarkable acuity upon one of them. » 11/23/11 3:00pm 11/23/11 3:00pm

Jeep's Mopar-tweaked concepts for "holy week" of offroading

At this year's Easter Jeep Safari, the annual culmination of Utah's off-roading holy week, Chrysler's again hauling out concept Jeeps to tempt the faithful, combining aftermarket gear with stuff from the Mopar catalog. Yesterday, you saw the "Jeep Wrangler JK-8 Independence." Today, there are more. » 4/08/11 11:00am 4/08/11 11:00am

The Chinese are still building the '80s Jeep Cherokee

The XJ Jeep Cherokee's may be the best SUV ever. Luckily, the model's still being built in China. For just $12-14K you'll get a 4x4 with a five-speed manual and CD player. A transfer to Jalopnik Shanghai's looking better. » 2/01/11 2:15pm 2/01/11 2:15pm

How An Old Jeep Sparked A Viral Manifesto On Relationships

What started as a simple question from a woman unhappy that her boyfriend's 1996 Jeep Cherokee was demanding more of his attention and money has become a viral manifesto on what men should expect from women and vice versa. » 1/14/11 10:00am 1/14/11 10:00am

Mopar XJ Stroker Proves You Can Improve On A Classic

The Mopar XJ Stroker was another rig Mopar built up for Easter Jeep Safari. The 2001 Cherokee's upgraded with a new Mopar-supplied 4.7-liter I-6 Stroker, tube doors, front and rear bumpers and AEV wheels. Further proof legends never die. » 3/31/10 5:15pm 3/31/10 5:15pm

1975 Jeep Cherokee

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We're up to DOTS Vehicle Number 557, and finally it's a Cherokee! » 3/28/10 9:00am 3/28/10 9:00am

First Photos: 2011 Grand Cherokee Gets Trail-Rated

When we first heard the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee was getting air suspension, we were concerned it'd impact off-roading prowess. However, based on these first Rubicon Trail images, the next Grand Cherokee seems to crawl just fine. » 2/01/10 9:30am 2/01/10 9:30am