Production cuts, retooling close Gladiator plant

Jeep Gladiator sales

With Gladiators selling at tens of thousands off their admittedly inflated list prices, Stellantis has finally shut down the Toledo, Ohio plant which makes them for six weeks. After a two week layoff at both plants, Gladiator employees will be reassigned to help at the neighboring Wrangler plant. Jeep Wranglers and Gladiators have been clogging … Read more

Warren down to one shift

Jeep's Jim Morrison and Wagoneer

Stellantis has dropped to a single shift at the Warren Assembly Plant, which makes the Jeep Wagoneer and Ram 1500 Classic, according to channel 4/ClickOnDetroit.com’s Brandon Carr. The spokesperson said the change was for July, but adding the second shift back would depend on greater demand. While some believe the next-generation Dodge Durango could be … Read more

Wagoneer S to debut at golf tournament

2025 Jeep Wagoneer S

Most new cars are unveiled at car shows; the first public appearance of the Wagoneer S will be at a golf tournament, the Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA tour. It will be held on June 250-30 at the Detroit Golf Club, and spectator tickets are available now. The Launch Edition is to sell from … Read more

Surprise! Jeep to keep Wrangler 392 one more year

The Charger Hemi and Challenger Hemi may be in the past, and the Durango Hemi may be in its final model-year, but Jeep just announced that it’s going to be selling 392-Hemi-powered Wranglers into the 2025 model year. The Hemi is downrated a bit to 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque (from 485 hp), … Read more

$25,000 Jeep Renegade EV in the US “very soon”

Renegade (RED)

Late last month, MSN and others reported that Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares sees a $25,000 electric Jeep coming to the United States “very soon.” The cheapest Jeep in the United States is selling for around $29,445 with no options and in white only, including destination charges. The new Jeep would cost $26,595 with current destination … Read more

Jeep brand most patriotic brand in Brand Key brand survey of brands

jeep patriotic brand

Jeep remains America’s most patriotic brand, according to the annual Brand Keys survey. Jeep started out with civilian versions of military vehicles, made by the company which contributed their engine, Willys-Overland. Today, in addition to planting flags on its vehicles, Jeep has a military incentive program and, more importantly, a 16-year-long USO partnership. Brand Keys … Read more

Wagoneer safety, another “special” Fiat

Jeep Wagoneer

The insurance industry’s safety testing group, IIHS, reported that the Jeep Wagoneer had the highest possible rating (“good”) in their program, earning it a Top Safety Pick rating. Their tests take into account standard camera-and-radar pedestrian crash-avoidance technology, as well as both daytime and nighttime performance. In other news, Fiat announced a new special edition … Read more

Mopar ’24 special edition announced

Mopar ’24 Gladiator

Mopar started producing cars under its own name years ago, with heavily customized special editions. This year, the 250-car limited production Mopar will be the Mopar ’24 Jeep® Gladiator. It will have black paint with unique topographical Rubicon trail graphics on the hood, sides, and tailgate. they are accented with a red tracer. Inside are … Read more

How the Jeep Wagoneer S Measures Up to Tesla and Other Big Jeeps

Jeep Wagoneer S vs Tesla Model Y

Last week, the 2024 Jeep Wagoneer S was launched as the offroad-oriented brand’s first all-electric vehicle. Based on social media comments, many people don’t realize that the Wagoneer S isn’t really related to the existing Wagoneer (aside from the name) and that the two vehicles are vastly different sizes. Some people could not believe that … Read more

If the Jeep Wagoneer S is too pricey or electric for you, just wait for the Cherokee

2024 Jeep Wagoneer S Launch Edition

On May 30, Jeep showed off the 2024 Wagoneer S for the first time. Its many-options-included Launch Edition starts at just over $70,000, but once production ramps up, base-model prices are expected to be closer to the current new-car average of around $49,000. The 2024 Jeep Wagoneer S uses the highly flexible STLA Large platform, but its body code, KM, …

Claim: $25,000 Jeep EV in the US “very soon”

Carlos Tavares (left) and Mike Koval

According to a recent story by Michael Wayland of MSN, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares sees a $25,000 electric Jeep coming to the United States “very soon.” The cheapest Jeep in the United States is currently selling for around $29,445 which no options and in white only, including destination charges. If it did list for $25,000, … Read more

Seven, count ’em, 2024 Jeeps recalled for airbags

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve

All of seven 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokees have been recalled because some foam may be missing from the front fascia, altering the way the airbags work. All were made from December 6 through December 9, 2023. The fascias were made by Polycon of Guelph, Ontario. The NHTSA announced other recalls today, from Volkswagen, Mazda, Kia, … Read more

First Jeep Wagoneer EV Promo Targets Tesla and the Trackhawk

Jeep Wagoneer S Vs Tesla

Jeep released the first promotional video for the upcoming Wagoneer S battery electric vehicle. The video is titled “Surpass Yourself”, it is just under two minutes long and we wouldnt called it an ad, because it doesn’t tell us enough, but we also wouldn’t call it a teaser video below is tells us too much. … Read more