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Jeep launches Cherokee Blackhawk Edition

Jeep’s Blackhawk blacked-out treatment launched last year has now extended to include the Cherokee compact SUV. Based on the mid-spec Longitude trim level and strictly a styling exercise, the Jeep Cherokee Blackhawk edition gains blacked-out Jeep badging, window surrounds and seven-slot grille surround. The style upgrade also includes gloss black …

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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 supercharged by GeigerCars

If you think the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8’s muscly 344kW of power and 624Nm of torque from its 6.4-litre V8 aren’t enough, German tuner GeigerCars is here for the rescue. With the aim of surpassing the power output of SUVs like the BMW X5M and Range Rover Sport SVR, the …

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2015 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Review

The Jeep Cherokee is the latest entry to join the burgeoning compact crossover segment brimming with rivals such as the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Ford Kuga and Volkswagen Tiguan. Launched in mid 2014, the line-up has been further strengthened by the arrival of a diesel variant earlier this year. The …

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All-New Jeep Renegade joins compact SUV party

Jeep has descended into the fast growing small SUV segment with the all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade. Staying true to the brand’s renown 4×4 capability, the Jeep Renegade claims to deliver best-in-class off-road capability, open-air freedom and convenience, and a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission. “The all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade symbolises the …

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2015 Jeep Patriot Blackhawk Review

Twenty years ago, the Jeep Patriot would have been considered great. Back then, midsize SUVs only had to look tough and be practical enough for fishing trips. Nevermind if it is styled like boxes on wheels and sounded like the original 1941 Willys MB Jeep, as it’s only driven past …

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Jeep bumps range appeal with Blackhawk Edition models

Jeep Australia has delivered ramped-up curb appeal with the launch of the latest Blackhawk Edition across all models in the range except the Cherokee. The all black treatment applies high-gloss black accents inside and out across the Compass, Patriot, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler models. “Street appeal is a consideration for …

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Jeep adds Diesel to Cherokee range

The all-new Jeep Cherokee line-up has been further strengthened by the arrival of the new Cherokee Limited Diesel, which joins the other petrol offerings consisting of the 2.4-litre Sport and the 3.2-litre V6 Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk models. The Limited Diesel is now the new top dog in the range, …

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Jeep hints at SRT models for smaller vehicles

We could be seeing more high-performance SRT variants from Jeep, according to the brand’s CEO, Mike Manley. Speaking to our friends at CarAdvice at the Paris Motor Show, Manley revealed that he could definitely see the potential for SRT variants of the recently launched Cherokee (read ForceGT‘s review) and Renegade models. …

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X to debut at Australasian Safari

Jeep’s special-edition Rubicon X adds even more off-road ability to the already unstoppable Wrangler, and will mark its arrival by tackling the country’s toughest off-road race – the punishing Australasian Safari. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X brings added off-road capability above the already tough Rubicon model, with wider rock rails …

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Jeep Cherokee range gets new turbodiesel model

The all-new Jeep Cherokee line-up has been further strengthened by the arrival of the new Limited Diesel. The 2.0-litre turbodiesel model joins the 2.4-litre four-cylinder and 3.2-litre V6 petrol engine, offering the best fuel economy in the range without compromising on power. The new diesel now sits at the top …

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Review

The Jeep Cherokee has returned to have its share of the cake in one of the most crowded and fastest growing segments in Australia. Pitting against highly established rivals such as the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail and Toyota Rav4, the Jeep needs to be more than just good if it …

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All-new Jeep Cherokee on sale now. Available with 4-cyl petrol

The all-new Jeep Cherokee has arrived in Australia, priced from $33,500 plus on-road costs. Available in four models with two petrol and one diesel engine, the new KL Series Cherokee is said to be the first mid-size SUV on the market to offer three advanced, class-leading four-wheel drive systems with …

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