2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe First Drive: Another Great Hybrid

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

Some critics questioned Jeep’s move to make the Wrangler their first hybrid vehicle with all-electric driving capabilities, but the Wrangler 4xe quickly became the best-selling plug-in hybrid in the U.S. The Grand Cherokee is the second model to receive the optional 4xe hybrid drivetrain; after spending the day driving one around Texas, I have little …

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Xtreme Recon Review: Bigger is Better

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Xtreme Recon

I recently spent a week driving the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 with the Xtreme Recon package. My first seat time with the Xtreme Recon-equipped 392 Jeep was an off-road test session during which time I found it to be the most capable production vehicle that I have ever tested – and I tested the …

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee First Drive: Unibody Towing Perfected

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing

I recently traveled to Moab, Utah to test the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee in its traditional two-row form. As you may know, the next generation Grand Cherokee debuted earlier this year in the “L” form, serving as the first GC with a third row of seats, and it has been remarkably successful. That launch is …

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Hydro-Guide System Works Flawlessly

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Hydro-Guide

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 is the Hemi-powered off-road that many Jeepers have been asking for over the past few decades and with 470 horsepower, the call for V8 power was answered in a very proper manner. The Rubicon 392 is a high performance beast, serving as the most exciting factory-built Wrangler I have ever …

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Jeep Rubicon 392 Review: V8 Power Makes the Perfect Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392

The Jeep Wrangler is not for everyone, but it has always been a perfect version of itself. Dating back to the 1960s when it was known as the CJ, the “original Jeep” has always been the most off-road capable production vehicle on the road while also offering the open-air freedom like no other vehicle on …

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Dodge Durango Hellcat: The World’s Greatest High Performance People Mover

Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

After the introduction of the 707-horsepower Hellcat versions of the Dodge Challenger and Charger, many fans of the brand began pleading for a factory supercharged Durango. The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, packing the same Hellcat Hemi, proved to be a smashing success for the Jeep brand and many Mopar lovers who wanted a supercharged, all-wheel-drive SUV …

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: Bigger, Better in Every Way

Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland

Last week, I had a chance to spend a day driving the all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L around Metro Detroit, including a trip to the off-road testing area of the company’s Chelsea Proving Grounds. This is the first three-row model to wear the legendary Grand Cherokee name, but it isn’t just the current model …

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Wrangler Rubicon 4xe First Drive: All-Electric Meets Trail Rated

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe

Many Jeep vehicles have changed their shape a great deal during their existence, but the Wrangler has always a boxy, go-anywhere SUV. When Jeep picked the Wrangler to be the brand’s first vehicle sold in the U.S. with the new 4xe electrified drivetrain, there were two key questions from critics. Can the Wrangler really serve …

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Ram TRX Review Series: Pulling a Horse Trailer with 702hp

Ram 1500 TRX Towing

This is part 5 of my review series of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. If you missed the first part, explaining why we are doing a review series and looking at the one downside to the TRX, click here. If you are familiar with the series, here is a look at how the quickest, fastest …

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Ram TRX Review Series: Real World Performance Numbers

TRX Supercharger

This is part 4 of my review series of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. If you missed the first part, explaining why we are doing a review series and looking at the one downside to the TRX, click here. If you are familiar with the series, here is a look at the real world performance …

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Ram TRX Review Series: Real World Fuel Economy Numbers

2021 Ram 1500 TRX

This is part 2 of my review series of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. If you missed the first part, explaining why we are doing a review series and looking at the one downside to the TRX, click here. If you are familiar with the series, here is a look at the real world fuel …

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