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Chrysler Recalling 430,000 Jeeps

Chrysler Group announced two separate Jeep recalls affecting three models yesterday. These recalls are not related to our story from earlier in the week about Chrysler’s refusal to comply with a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall request for 2.7 million 1993-2004 Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Liberty models. The first recall affects 254,396 Compass and Patriot models from the 2010-2012 model years built between May 6, 2008 and July 20, 2012. According to the NHTSA, there may ... continue reading»

Tags: Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Wrangler, Jeep, Model News, Jeep Recall

Jeep Cherokee Revealed Ahead of N.Y. Auto Show Debut

Chrysler Group pulled the cover off the all-new Jeep Cherokee SUV last week, ahead of the model’s official unveiling at the New York International Auto Show later this month. Many publications, including Kicking Tires, acknowledge the Cherokee as the replacement for the Liberty, which was produced through August 2012. The Liberty debuted as a 2002 model and was a replacement for the last Jeep Cherokee.  In a press release, Chrysler Group says the new Cherokee will offer “exemplary on-road ... continue reading»

Tags: Jeep Liberty, Jeep, Model News, Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler Group Will Retire Town & Country and Jeep Compass

Chrysler Group LLC will make some significant changes to its Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and FIAT model lines within the next few years. The Chrysler Town & Country will end production in 2014, according to Automotive News, and an all-new crossover will take its place. Automobile Magazine speculates that the minivan’s “replacement will be an upscale crossover that might resemble the Mercedes-Benz R-Class.” When the Town & Country is retired, the Dodge Grand Caravan will be the automaker’s sole minivan. In ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Jeep Compass, Fiat 500, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, FIAT, Chrysler Town Country, Dodge Dart

Chrysler Group CPO Program Will Include Vehicles from Other Automakers

Automaker certified pre-owned (CPO) programs generally only include vehicles made by that manufacturer. Chrysler Group is trying a different approach. Through a new CPO program called Diversified Certified, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealers will sell used vehicles from other automakers that will be covered with a Chrysler Group warranty. Shoppers looking for a certified pre-owned Honda, for example, may be able to buy one at a Chrysler Group dealership. “Just because we didn’t build the vehicle, doesn ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Used Cars, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, FIAT, Ram, certified pre owned cars

Chrysler Group and GM Offer New-Car Buy-Back Program

General Motors and Chrysler Group have introduced a new program in some areas of the country where they will buy back your car after four years at a set price. GM and Chrysler Group both work with Ally Financial as their preferred lender for new-car financing, and with Ally’s new program, called Buyer’s Choice, the lender will buy back your vehicle if you decide you don’t want it anymore. Ally’s program is good on purchases of ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Financing, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Jeep, FIAT, car deals, Ram, Ally Financial

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