Jeep Has a Long Lasting Support for the Military

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Jeep is a proud supporter of the military, and why wouldn’t they be? The original purpose of Jeep vehicles served as military transportation and use back in the 1940s during World War II. With that being said, why not celebrate this Fourth of July Jeep-style?

Jeep Wrangler Freedom

The Jeep Wrangler Freedom edition is a military-inspired Wrangler trim that Jeep debuted in late 2012. Available in red, white or blue, the new Jeep Wrangler Freedom edition has several military-inspired details on the inside and outside of the vehicle.

  • Command-Trac 4×4 System, which gives drivers the “freedom” to explore, even if that means going through challenging terrain.
  • Premium soft top.
  • Military-inspired star decal on the hood and rear quarter panels, along with an “Oscar Mike” fender badge.
  • The vehicle’s seats have McKinley Leather trim, Sedoso fabric inserts and they are embroidered with the  “Oscar Mike” logo.
  • Red tow hooks.

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The Jeep Wave, Seven-Slot Grille and Round Headlights – A History Lesson!

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Jeep has been producing vehicles for more than 75 years and throughout the decades, Jeep has developed some iconic design elements that no other automaker could even try to borrow. Along with their unique style, the Jeep brand has slowly expanded into more than just an auto brand, but they have also become a lifestyle brand as well. Here’s a closer look at some of the everyday things that make people think of the Jeep brand.

 Jeep Wave

The Jeep wave is basically a special “hi” Jeepers exchange with one another when they pass on the road or off-roading. Jeepers like feeling connected and like they are a club or group, which is one of the reasons for the wave. However, the history and reason behind the wave goes much deeper than connecting with fellow Jeepers.

The first Jeep models were made for and used in combat and for soldier transportation during World War II and that was the original method soldiers would use to say “hello” to each other.

Signature Seven-Slot Grille

Whether you drive the newest Jeep, the Renegade or the popular Jeep Wrangler, all Jeep models have a seven-slot grille. This features is iconic and even caused Jeep to go into a lawsuit at one point with Hummer, as it is Jeeps trademark. Although, it has more to it than a cool style. [click to continue…]

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The Jeep Wave Program – Just Another Benefit of being in the Jeep Fam

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What are the benefits of owning a Jeep? Off-road capability, aggressive styling, belonging to the “Jeep community” and much more. One of the best benefits you may or may not know of is the Jeep Wave Program. This program is in place for drivers of the Wrangler as well as Jeep Trailhawk models. Check it out:

  • First two oil changes free.
  • 24/7 support through a dedicated member number and live chat
  • Roadside assistance
  • Exclusive member discounts that can save you more than $500 on Mopar parts and accessories.
  • VIP treatment at Jeep events all over the world and a tracker to locate these events near you via the Jeep Wave login.

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Did You Know The Jeep Renegade Contains its Own Scavenger Hunt?

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Just like a scavenger hunt for kids, your new Jeep Renegade comes with a hunt for hidden gems, and you probably don’t even know it. The Renegade has over 30 hidden features, or gems as we like to call them, (and those are just the ones that have been found so far). These are some of our favorites:

Headlamps and Taillamps

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What do you notice inside the headlamps and taillamps from these photos? If you look carefully they have the classic seven-slot grille on them. See it now?

Windshields

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Luxury SUV Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and Range Rover

Luxury Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT is a luxury Jeep model that competes and beats out the other luxury off-road SUVs, like the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon or Land Rover Range Rover. When you look at these three vehicles and all of their glory, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT easily outshines the other two SUVs. Check it out.

Engine, Power and Trims

Aside from the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, which is only available in one trim and with one engine option, the Range Rover and Mercedes-Benz G-Class are available in a few different trims and with a few different engine options. But to keep things fair and simple, we are just going to compare the base trim, base engine and base price for each vehicle.  

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National Heat Awareness Day – Know the Rules of HB 131

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May 24th is National Heat Awareness day, but in our state (Florida), the heat should be taken into consideration everyday. Heat is one of the leading weather-related causes of death in the country and it is also deadly to animals, too.

We have all heard stories on the news about children or pets animals dying from being left in a vehicle with the air off and windows up. The temperature in a car rises much faster than most people realize, and in just 20 minutes a car can get to an unbearable temperature. With that being said, we’d like to inform you about Florida law, HB 131.

Passed by the Florida legislature in 2016, HB 131 was passed to prevent deaths and injury caused when animals or children are left unattended in cars. Basically, the law grants civilians that break the window of a vehicle to rescue an unattended person or animal with immunity from civil liabilities due to vehicle damages. [click to continue…]

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2018 Jeep Wrangler Rumors – What is True and What Isn’t Confirmed (Yet)

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There is a lot of speculation about the next generation Jeep Wrangler, which is expected to debut in 2018. If you are wondering what is true and what’s not, you came to the right place. The 2018 Wrangler has been spied a few times and the spy photos give us hope that many of the rumors are true.

Retractable Hardtop

Based on some spy shots, The Drive believes there is a good possibility that the new Wrangler hard top may be available with a retractable hard top.  The reason this rumor has surfaced is because the interior spy shots of the Wrangler show a new button near the roof of the Jeep that looks like it could very well be a button that could control a retractable roof. Jeep has not yet confirmed this rumor, but if they do we are sure many Jeep lovers will be happy because the hardtop on the Wrangler is time consuming to remove.

Aluminum Frame

Yes, the rumor that the Jeep Wrangler will be lighter is true. A majority of the panels on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will be made of aluminum. The lighter weight material will allow for better handling, improved acceleration, and better fuel economy. All good things for the 2018 Wrangler!

Possibility of a Diesel and Hybrid Wrangler

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Three Vehicles Perfect for Those Always on the Water

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Always on the water? Do you have a boat or like to fish or surf? Maybe you just spend all your free time with friends or family down by the beach. Regardless of what you like to do, if you are always on the water, we have some perfect vehicle options for you and with summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to get one of them.

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

This is a relatively new vehicle to the Jeep lineup (first year of production in 2015), but it has already proven its strength and capability. If you are a Jeep person looking for features like a roof rack, better fuel efficiency for all your trips down to the beach, and at an affordable price check out the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk.

Features that make the Renegade Trailhawk awesome for those who love being on the water:

  • The Renegade Trailhawk can tow up to 2,000 pounds. This is plenty to tow a couple jet skis.
  • A standard feature on the Renegade Trailhawk is a roof rack and it’s the perfect way to transport for your surfboard, kayak, wake board, and so on.
  • Fits five adults comfortably, so bringing family or friends with you is not a struggle.
  • Heading up to Daytona or another beach that allows driving on it? The Renegade Trailhawk comes in 4×4 drive with the selec-terrain system that has a sand option.
  • Pricing begins at just $26,895.

Dodge Durango

The Dodge Durango is a large, capable and family-friendly option for water lovers.

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We’d Love to See the Jeep Yuntu Concept in the U.S.

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Since 2007, Jeep has been producing third generation Wranglers, known as the Wrangler JK, but they’ll be changing that soon. For the 2018 model year, Jeep is replacing the Wrangler JK with a new platform and we wonder if it will be anything like the new Jeep concept, the Jeep Yuntu Concept, which was introduced in China at the Shanghai Auto Show 2017. We can only hope …

The Jeep Yuntu Concept is unlike any Jeep model in the U.S. The concept is a PHEV and it is a seven-passenger vehicle, which are two elements that would make Jeep’s lineup in the U.S. more versatile. In addition to the Yuntu Concept’s impressive electric range of 40 miles, the Jeep has advanced technology like wireless battery recharging, facial recognition and gesture controls.

While we can’t expect all of the advances of the Yuntu to be introduced in 2018, it is possible Jeep could work them into their next designs over time. In addition to the changes to the Wrangler, the Jeep brand has several other changes, like the revival of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and the Wrangler pickup, planned for the next few years. [click to continue…]

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Jeep Renegade Trailhawk Shows Off Capabilities at Jeep Beach

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Jeep Beach in Daytona was this past weekend and as always there were thousands of Wranglers showing off their capabilities on the obstacle course. However, there was one unexpected vehicle that stole the show and proved its capability to all at the event, the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk. We know this sounds surprising, but just check out the video for yourself posted on Youtube by Munnday86 (the Renegade is featured in the first few minutes)!

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