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Jeep's little Renegade released
19th October, 2015
New small Jeep here now; priced from $29,500*; Made by Fiat in Melfi
(Italy); offers Australian customers three engine options and a host of safety and advanced technology offerings;
the small SUV is 'city-sized' yet not confined to the urban environment .....
Chrysler undertakes to remedy customer service complaints
14th October, 2015
ACCC received a number of complaints from Chrysler customers
concerning vehicle faults and how their complaints were handled by Chrysler and its dealers. The complaints
related to various issues including delays in sourcing spare parts and failing to adequately deal with customer
Jeep Renegade by Garage Italia Customs
12th July, 2015
One of the two Renegade show cars customised by Garage Italia Customs with
electro-acoustic guitar inspired graphics and chrome-plated details was revealed in Geneva earlier this month .....
Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition for 2015
4th March, 2015
2015 Wrangler Freedom Edition – limited to 200 units; Distinctive
interior and exterior design enhancements; Additional equipment includes satellite navigation and reversing camera;
Available now, priced from $38,500* .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Blackhawk Edition
23rd October, 2014
Blackhawk Edition is based on the already well-equipped Grand Cherokee Laredo
4x4; priced from $50,000* (petrol) and $55,000* (diesel) .....
Jeep Wrangler Blackhawk Edition
21st October, 2014
Available in two- or four-door specification, the Wrangler Blackhawk is
powered by a 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 matched to a five-speed automatic transmission; priced from $45,000* (2-door) and
$49,000* (4-door) .....
Jeep Compass Blackhawk Edition
20th October, 2014
Jeep Compass Blackhawk 4x2 2.0-litre CVT is priced at $30,200* (MLP*) .....
Jeep Patriot Blackhawk Edition
20th October, 2014
Jeep Patriot Blackhawk 4x2 2.0-litre CVT is priced at $28,900* (MLP*) .....
Jeep Cherokee gains diesel variant
1st September, 2014
2.0-litre turbodiesel engine delivers 125kW and 350Nm and features
Stop/Start technology; Available only in luxurious "Limited" trim level and priced from $49,000* .....
Jeep's all-new Cherokee released
15th June, 2014
New model redefines Jeep's mid-size SUV with all-terrain ability,
improved fuel efficiency, new technology and new safety systems; First in segment with nine-speed automatic
transmission; First Jeep built on Chrysler Group’s CUS-wide (Compact US) platform; Made in Toledo, USA; Five-star
ANCAP rating; Available in four models: Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk with prices starting at $33,500* .....
Jeep Wrangler gains "Polar" limited edition
14th May, 2014
Special edition Polar badge on the side of the vehicle exhibits the
78° S and 106° E coordinates - the location of Vostok in Antarctica: the exact point where the absolute severest
temperature in the world was recorded at -89.2° C .....
Fiat made Jeep Renegade
4th March, 2014
All-new 2015 Jeep Renegade is the brand’s first Fiat-made SUV;
Renegade Trailhawk model delivers 4x4 Trail Rated capability with Jeep Active Drive Low, which includes 20:1
crawl ratio and Jeep Selec-Terrain system; “small-wide 4x4 architecture” combines best-in-class off-road
Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition
31st January, 2014
Featuring military vehicle styling effects with interior and exterior
enhancements; Available in two and four-door variants; Priced from $35,000* .....
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Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition
3rd December, 2013
Limited edition Wrangler Dragon features striking styling package;
Unique exterior and interior appointments available for the first time on Wrangler .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
27th November, 2013
The Summit builds on the comprehensive Grand Cherokee 3.0 CRD Overland
(diesel) model specification, delivering a suite of new luxury features while keeping the price to $75,000* .....
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition
22nd August, 2013
Named after America’s most demanding off-road trail; offers an even greater
level of capability, including additional ground clearance and new rock rails; ‘Anniversary Red’ leather interior .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee updated
5th July, 2013
New Grand Cherokee updates the U.S. made SUV, delivering customers a
combination of leading powertrain options, legendary capability, elegant design, quality craftsmanship and a host of
advanced user-friendly technology and safety features .....
All-new Jeep Cherokee debuts
28th March, 2013
With an all-new look, Jeep is set on raising the bar with legendary
capability, world-class on-road dynamics, fuel economy improvements of more the 45 per cent over the out-going
model. The revolutionary Jeep design is claimed to feature world-class craftsmanship inside and out, and an array
of advanced safety and technology features .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Limited Edition
18th March, 2013
Only 160 Trailhawk models will be available to Australia buyers, all of which
feature Jeep’s powerful 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine, Quadra‐Drive II four-wheel drive system, Quadra‐Lift air
suspension, under-body protection plates, 18-inch all-terrain tyres as well as a host of visual and functional enhancements
unique to the Trailhawk model .....
All-new Jeep Cherokee debuts in March
25th February, 2013
Scheduled to debut at the New York Motor Show, the all-new
“no-compromise” 2014 Cherokee will build on its off-road capability and functionality and will feature fuel
economy improvements of more than 45 per cent over the outgoing model .....
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Jeep Wrangler Overland released
20th December, 2012
Jeep Australia has announced that the new 2013 Wrangler Overland is on the
to local Jeep dealers. New levels of comfort and convenience have been added to Jeep’s iconic off-roader .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 arrives
10th October, 2012
Designed and built using the proven SRT formula that raises performance to
competition levels, the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 runs from 0-100 km/h in 5.0 seconds .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland now available with 3.6-litre V6
13th September, 2012
Priced at just $65,000*, the Grand Cherokee Overland 3.6-litre offers all the
craftsmanship, luxury and technology found on the other Overland prestige models, with real wood and leather interior
appointments, standard dual pane panoramic sun roof and power liftgate, and a large 16.5 cm touchscreen with GPS navigation .....
Jeep Wrangler updated
7th March, 2012
Wrangler’s adoption of the efficient new Pentastar 3.6-litre V6
produces much greater power and torque than the previous 3.8-litre engine, giving improved performance and fuel
economy as well as lower exhaust emissions – not to mention greatly enhanced driving pleasure .....
Ferrari F1 drivers get a 'real' car
3rd February, 2012
The two, uniquely customised Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models are based on the
new high-performance model of the Jeep flagship SUV which is already available in North America. European and Australian
markets will see the new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 starting in May 2012 .....
Jeep Compass released
17th January, 2012
The new Compass boasts a host of interior refinements, with soft
touch points and high quality materials along with improved ride and handling characteristics courtesy of
upgraded steering and suspension systems .....
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Jeep Compass returning to Australia
4th August, 2011
The Jeep Compass has been confirmed for arrival in Australia
later this year, offering a unique blend of styling, capability, efficiency and value that is set to ignite the
compact SUV segment .....
70th Anniversary models for Jeep
27th June, 2011
Jeep is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2011. To mark the
occasion, the Jeep brand has released distinctive, unique 70th Anniversary Edition models of each vehicle in
its line-up .....
Diesel for Jeep Grand Cherokee
22nd June, 2011
The multi-award winning 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is now available in
Australia with a new 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine. The new engine is more powerful, more fuel efficient and produces lower
emissions than its predecessor, while being able to tow up to 3,500 kg .....
2011 Jeep Patriot released
27th May, 2011
Jeep Patriot’s classic exterior styling and capability have been
enhanced for 2011 with new front and rear fascias, lower bodyside accent cladding, a revised grille and an
increased ride height. Ride-and-handling is refined courtesy of upgraded systems. Interior enhancements round
out the new-for-2011 features, and include significantly refined touch points .....
America's Easter Jeep Safari
10th April, 2011
Each year, thousands of off-road enthusiasts descend upon
Moab, Utah (USA), for the Easter Jeep Safari and a week of fun on some of the country’s best and most rugged
2011 Jeep Wrangler arrives
13th March, 2011
The new 2011 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited have been released
in Australia with a host of upgrades, from an all-new interior to an upgraded turbo diesel powerplant that delivers
significantly more power and economy .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee arrives
1st February, 2011
The all-new Quadra-Lift™ air suspension system is a first for Jeep,
delivering legendary Jeep off-road capability and delightful on-road ride. In addition, the new Selec-Terrain™ traction
control system allows the driver to choose the drive system that best matches on- or off-road driving conditions. New
front and rear independent suspension systems deliver premium on-road handling and comfort .....
Jeep Compass for 2011
23rd January, 2011
Delivering the packaging and interior flexibility of an SUV with
the performance, handling, fuel economy and price of a compact car, the new 2011 Jeep Compass also boasts more
than 30 safety and security features, including standard side-curtain air bags, electronic stability programme
(ESC), electronic roll mitigation, Hill-start Assist (with manual transmission), side curtain air bags for all
rows and available front-seat-mounted side air bags .....
Jeep Patriot for 2011
2nd January, 2011
The Jeep Patriot, the affordable compact sport-utility vehicle,
offers capability along with updated exterior styling, new interior features and improved ride-and-handling
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Jeep's new variants for America
18th November, 2010
A pair of new Jeep vehicles – the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
Summit and the Jeep Liberty Jet – make their public debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show in USA tomorrow .....
Mopar at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Mopar® is showcasing 35 vehicles at the 2010 Specialty Equipment
Market Association (SEMA) show, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) this week. Mopar filled its 4,660 square metres space
with customised Jeep®, Dodge, Fiat, Chrysler and Ram Truck vehicles .....
Jeep prepare for new Grand Cherokee release
14th October, 2010
First shown to the public in Australia at the 2010 National Jeep
Jamboree held at Lardner Park in Victoria 30th September through to 3rd October 2010, over 900 delighted Jeep
enthusiasts were thrilled to view the all-new 2011 Grand Cherokee on display and also at work .....
Coming soon from Jeep: new version of the iconic Wrangler
25th August, 2010
Jeep continues to refine the successful Wrangler formula by
combining its legendary, benchmark capability with an all-new interior that delivers rich styling with
significantly upgraded touch surfaces, occupant comfort and versatility .....
New Jeep Grand Cherokee production begins
26th May, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC’s Jefferson North (Detroit) Assembly Plant (JNAP)
celebrated, on Friday 21st May 2010, the launch of production of the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee .....
Jeep pushes Chrysler sales upward
7th May, 2010
The ever capable Jeep Wrangler continues to lead the way for
Chrysler Australia in 2010 with 224 vehicles registered during April with Patriot continuing to set new records
each month .....
Jeep sales up
20th April, 2010
Jeep Cherokee sales continue to grow in 2010 with the versatile
off-roader producing its best quarter since launch while Patriot consistently performs since its refresh in
Jeep Grand Cherokee – Overland Badge Returns
6th April, 2010
Priced from $68,990, the Grand Cherokee Overland is superbly equipped and
offers customers fantastic value for money combined with Jeep’s legendary four-wheel-drive capability .....
Moab's mighty Mopar machines
2nd April, 2010
Chrysler Group LLC arrived with truckloads of head-turning,
“Moparised” Jeep® and Ram Truck vehicles to showcase at the 44th annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah,
Jeep Introduces All-New 2011 Grand Cherokee
16th April, 2009
First application of company’s all-new, flexible fuel 3.6-litre V6 engine
which features Variable-Valve Timing (VVT), 209 kW and 353 Nm @ 4,800 rpm – an increase of 33 per cent in horsepower .....
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Jeep J8 Not Coming To Australia
17th November, 2008
The Jeep J8 marks the Jeep brand's return to
commercial and military vehicle production with a thoroughly modern vehicle designed to
meet the needs of both non-government organisations and government agencies .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee Refreshed for 2008
11th August, 2008
With very good tractive capability the Jeep Grand
Cherokee is designed, engineered and built to master every imaginable day-to-day driving
condition, whether on-road or off-road .....
2008 Jeep Jamboree – The Ultimate 4WD Single Brand Event
28th July, 2008
Jeep enthusiasts, their families and friends will
flock to the 2008 Jeep Jamboree to explore a full range of activities, including off-road
driving trails, fun vehicle-related challenges and regional drives through the scenic NSW
central coast .....
Mopar Adventure Pack Now Available for Jeep Wrangler
24th July, 2008
Rugged. Durable. Capable. That’s Jeep Wrangler. And
now there’s hardcore Genuine Jeep Accessories from Mopar® that are as rugged, durable and
capable as the vehicle they were designed for .....
More Value and New CRD Option for the Iconic Jeep Wrangler
2nd June, 2008
With record sales in the past 12 months, the Jeep
Wrangler will further stimulate the senses of the adventurous off-road driver with a host of
additions to the standard vehicle line-up .....
Chrysler Announces New Engineering and Technology Innovations
21st April, 2008
Chrysler LLC will introduce a wide array of new,
innovative and — in some cases — industry-first technologies, all designed to enhance the customer
experience, the company announced at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress .....
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All-new Jeep Cherokee, a 4x4 for Everyday Life
11th March, 2008
The all-new Jeep Cherokee remains true to its
legendary 4x4 heritage while offering customers more on-road refinement and amenities. The new
Cherokee takes on the Jeep rugged exterior design and it now comes standard with the all-new
Selec-Trac II full-time four-wheel-drive system .....
Small Jeep SUVs Tested For Fuel Economy
5th March, 2008
John and Helen Taylor, Australian fuel economy
enthusiasts, drove a Jeep Compass and a Jeep Patriot, both standard production vehicles
equipped with 2.0-litre turbo diesel engines and carrying two people and their luggage, from
London to Berlin on less than a single tank of fuel each .....
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Chrysler Concept Vehicles Highlight Alternative Fuels
2nd December, 2007
Chrysler has released a sneak preview of the Chrysler
ecoVoyager, Dodge Zeo and Jeep Renegade concept vehicles, which will be shown at the 2008
Detroit Motor Show .....
Chrysler Group's Line-Up for 2007 SEMA
30th October, 2007
Chrysler will debut eight ultra-customised Chrysler,
Jeep and Dodge vehicles at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show .....
Jeep: Back In Uniform
14th September, 2007
Chrysler LLC has unveiled the Jeep J8 multipurpose
vehicle at the 2007 Defence Systems & Equipment International (DSEi) military trade show .....
Chrysler Group Celebrates 20 Years of Modern Concept Vehicles
28th May, 2007
“Concept to reality” has become a term that identifies the Chrysler
Group design philosophy and many observers are hoping that it will apply to the company’s concept vehicles for
Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited Launched
25th May, 2007
The Jeep Wrangler and four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited have been
released in Australia, initiating the 2007 expansion of the Jeep vehicle line-up .....
All-New Jeep Cherokee For 2008
9th April, 2007
Jeep, seemingly undisturbed by its last placing (33rd out of 33
brands) in a survey regarding warranty claims which was recently conducted by Warranty Direct, is amongst
the Chrysler brands which is introducing many new models in an endeavour to arrest falling sales in their
home market .....
Jeep Adds V6 Petrol Engine To Grand Cherokee Line-Up
20th February, 2007
Just quietly, Jeep has come bottom of the class (so to speak) in arguably
the world’s largest ever study into car reliability .....
Three All-New Jeeps Make their Australian Debut
16th February, 2007
The all-new Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited (four-door)
will spearhead the show, providing a prequel to the brand’s product offensive which will see the range
grow from four models to seven this year .....
Camp Jeep 2007
19th January, 2007
Camp Jeep 2007, America's annual three-day mix of off-road driving
and other family-friendly outdoor activities, will be held 26th-28th July, 2007 in Nelson County, Virginia .....
Jeep Trailhawk Concept
14th January, 2007
The Jeep Trailhawk concept, unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show this week,
merges the spectrum of the Jeep brand by combining the off-road features of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with the
sophistication of an all-new on-road open-air concept vehicle .....
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Four New Jeeps in 2007
21st December, 2006
Jeep is planning a greater presence in Australia in 2007
launching four all-new vehicles that will expand the four-wheel drive brand’s stable to seven .....
Austria's One Million Chryslers
26th November, 2006
Almost 15 years after the first Chrysler Voyager rolled off the
production line in Graz, Austria, in 1991, DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group celebrated a milestone of one
million Chrysler and Jeep vehicles "Made in Europe" .....
Chrysler Group Concepts For Detroit Motor Show
23rd November, 2006
Chrysler Group will unveil two concept vehicles in January 2007 at the Detroit Motor
Show — the Chrysler Nassau Concept and the Jeep Trailhawk Concept .....
Jeep Wrangler Earns Trio of Awards
16th November, 2006
The 2007 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and Wrangler Unlimited, due for Australian
launch in March 2007, have notched a trio of prestigious awards in the United States .....
Chrysler Group at SEMA 2006
9th November, 2006
The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade
show held in Las Vegas, United States, last week has witnessed the debut of a number of vehicles from the
Chrysler Group’s SkunkWerks team .....
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited For Paris
26th September, 2006
Featuring a one-of-a-kind, four-door open-air design, the all-new Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited expands the Jeep experience to new dimensions .....
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
27th August, 2006
Jeep has released a Street and Racing Technology (SRT) version of its
Grand Cherokee, boasting 313 kW, 569 Nm and a 0-100 km/h time in the under six second range .....
Best July Sales in 9 Years for Chrysler Group
7th August, 2006
With 838 retails in July, sales were up 52 per cent over last year’s
respective monthly result .....
Jeep Jamboree in Queensland
3rd August, 2006
Hundreds of Jeep owners and their families around Australia are
gearing up for the national event involving four days of four-wheel drive adventure .....
Record Sales for Chrysler Group
10th July, 2006
The Chrysler Group have posted another record performance in June,
achieving combined sales of 880 units - its best monthly sales result in over eight years .....
Fourth of July Celebrations for Chrysler Group
3rd July, 2006
The Chrysler Group will celebrate the 4th July having posted its
79,000th sale in Australia .....
Jeep Compass To Grow Brand in a New Direction
18th June, 2006
Compass will be the Jeep brand's first front-wheel-drive-based
product with a fully independent suspension for comfortable on-road ride and handling and fun-to-drive
Jeep Celebrate 65th Anniversary
24th May, 2006
Jeep is celebrating 65 years with a 65 day sale, offering free
GPS navigation across its range and special pricing on selected models .....
All-New Jeep Commander Arrives
16th May, 2006
The all-new Jeep Commander has arrived in Australia,
initiating the expansion of the Jeep vehicle line-up .....
Jeep Patriot Delivers Traditional Jeep Styling
20th April, 2006
The Jeep brand has continued its expansion into untravelled
territory revealing the 2007 Jeep Patriot at the New York International Motor Show .....
Jeep Unveils Four-Door Wrangler
18th April, 2006
Jeep has unveiled the first-ever four-door Wrangler at the
New York International Motor Show .....
Eight Year High For Chrysler Jeep
12th April, 2006
The arrival of the 300C has helped lift combined Chrysler Jeep sales to
an eight year high .....
Jeep Commander Earns High Safety Rating
3rd April, 2006
The Jeep Commander has received the highest rating for
frontal-impact crash protection from America's NHTSA .....
Voyager and Commander Good For Families
16th March, 2006
Three Chrysler Group vehicles have made the American Automobile
Association (AAA) and Parents magazine's list of ‘Best Cars for Families’ for 2006 .....
DaimlerChrysler Brands Join Diesel Revolution
13th March, 2006
DaimlerChrysler will launch up to seven diesel-powered passenger cars
into the Australian market in the next 12 months .....
Solid Chrysler and Jeep Sales Performance
6th March, 2006
Chrysler and Jeep achieved combined sales of 675 units in February,
according to official industry figures .....
Extra value for Jeep Grand Cherokee
28th February, 2006
Jeep has released a limited edition Grand Cherokee Navigator pack adding up
to $4,500 of extra value at no additional cost .....
Jeep To Expand Model Range
8th February, 2006
Jeep is planning a greater presence in Australia this year
with the company confirming two new models for 2006; the Grand Cherokee SRT-8 and the Commander .....
Jeep Reveals Two New Vehicles For Australia
11th January, 2006
Jeep has unveiled two brand new production cars at the Detroit Motor Show
aimed at younger customers, the Jeep Compass and Jeep Wrangler – and both will be coming to Australia within the next
18 months .....
Best Sales in 8 Years for Chrysler/Jeep
5th January, 2006
Riding on a record December retail performance Chrysler Jeep has
achieved its best annual sales in eight years, according to official VFACTS figures released today .....
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Jeep Introduces the Most Prized of Birds
30th November, 2005
The Golden Eagle, which has been introduced to meet record demand for the
iconic four-wheel-drive, comes complete with exclusive styling and bold graphics .....
Best October For Chrysler Jeep In 4 Years
9th November, 2005
Capping off five consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains,
Chrysler Jeep achieved its best October performance since 2001 .....
New Jeep Concepts - Patriot and Compass
13th September, 2005
Jeep designers have developed two sport-utility-vehicle concepts that demonstrate
a potential to expand the Jeep brand into new territory .....
Global Alliance for Hybrid Drive Development
10th September, 2005
BMW Group, DaimlerChrysler AG and General Motors have signed a "memorandum
of understanding" governing the formation of an alliance for the development of hybrid drive systems .....
Record Jeep Sales
9th September, 2005
Jeep has achieved its best monthly sales performance following the
launch of the all-new third generation Grand Cherokee .....
Diesel Joins New Jeep Grand Cherokee Range
25th August, 2005
The new 3.0-litre common-rail diesel (CRD) engine from DaimlerChrysler has
joined the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee range .....
New Jeep Concept Vehicles
9th August, 2005
The Jeep brand hints at global expansion and explores all-new territory with the
world premiere of two compact SUV concepts — the Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass Rallye .....
Jeep Commander Production Begins
31st July, 2005
New Jeep model expands the Jeep lineup to four SUVs .....
Chrysler and Jeep Sales Strengthen
12th July, 2005
Chrysler and Jeep achieved combined sales of 673 in June, an increase
of 13 per cent over last year according to official industry VFACTS figures .....
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