Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer vs the competitors: One surprise

2022 grand wagoneer seats

The Jeep Wagoneer may be a high-end, full-size truck, but its main competition remains the big Ford, GM, and Toyota wagons. The class leader remains the Chevy/GMC Tahoe, Suburban, and Yukon/Yukon XL, which have dominated full size SUV sales since, well, the original “SJ” Wagoneer was still in production. The GM SUVs are not just stalwarts due to age or old reputation; they have remained quite reliable and durable through the past decades, with no major failures and gaffes. Beating them is likely impossible—it would take help from GM, which GM is not likely to give. Sales of these in Q1 2024 were…

Minor Cherokee, Pacifica recalls

2022 jeep cherokee trailhawk

It was a week for mildly odd recalls as 2023 Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyons were brought back for over-tightened front wheel hub bolts, 2022 Jeep Cherokees, came back for broken turn signals, and 2024 Chrysler Pacificas, including Voyagers, had an early recall for unintentional deactivation of traction control. 2024 Hyundai Santa Fes could have obstructed rear … Read more

Eclipse brings out Gladiator Nighthawk

2024 Jeep Gladiator Nighthawk

Today’s eclipse will introduce a new Jeep Gladiator package, the Nighthawk, which adds $5,295 to the list price but brings a black highlight (lowlight?) package, all-terrain tires, and front and rear Dana 44 axles among other options. It’s available as an add-on to the base Sport model, with a total list price of $43,190 and … Read more

Rush now to get special Tuscadero Wranglers, returning for the first time this year

tuscadero jeep wrangler

Jeep (or as FCA calls it, Jeep® Brand) has breathlessly announced the new Tuscadero color, “back by demand” as it is “offered for the first time” for $895 in the US or, oddly, $695 in Canada.The color, a “deep and intense chromatic magenta,” was used in 2021, garnering over 30,000 sales; hence the “return” of … Read more

2023 Gladiator at 13% off—or is it 15%?

Jeep Gladiator sales

2023 Jeep Gladiators are on sale again as the company tries to sell off the remaining off-road trucks, four months into 2024. The web site text talks of a 13% discount, while the site description, used by search engines and social media, refers to 15%—which is what Jeep was providing in February. The Gladiator was originally conceived as a specialty vehicle, with sales estimates of—based on one insider’s statements from long before it actually hit production…

Meet the JPP Concepts from the 2024 Easter Jeep Safari

2024 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

The 58th annual Easter Jeep Safari is currently happening right now in Moab, Utah, and as is always the case, the Trail Rated brand has brought out a collection of concept vehicles which have been built with Jeep Performance Parts, Mopar Parts and concept items that may or may not end up in the brand’s … Read more

Wrangler 392 Final Edition, US and Canada

Wrangler 392 Final Edition

With 392 engine production reportedly already stopped after building up a year’s worth of inventory, Jeep has launched the Final Edition of its Hemi-powered Wrangler.

Enthusiasts had shoved Hemi engines into Jeep Wranglers for years when the official model came; the factory faced challenges greater than the aftermarket, because they needed the vehicles to pass safety tests, last for a projected 200,000 miles, and avoid problems like overheating in extreme conditions…

Wagoneer police cars, upcoming Charger Pursuit, Hurricane squads

Wagoneer Unmarked Investigation SUV (police car)

As the Dodge Charger Pursuit fades into history—for now, at least—Jeep is taking up part of its mantle with an oddity, the Wagoneer L Unmarked Investigation Vehicle. This takes the largest Wagoneer, the extended-length L model, with the twin turbocharged six-cylinder engine, and adds a number of options including emergency lighting, sirens and speakers, dark … Read more

Third Easter Jeep Safari Teasers Hint to Wagoneer, Rubicon Concepts

Moab Easter Jeep Safari Teaser Pair

Today, Jeep shared the third batch of teaser images for the upcoming Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah with shots of a pair of vehicles. The first is obviously a Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer while the other is a Rubicon model or some sort – either a Wrangler or a Gladiator. Based on the brief … Read more