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The Jeep Compass Looks to the Future

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept has recently stolen all the spotlight, but the brand has plenty of other models that are revving up for a redesign and deserve just as much attention. The entry-level Jeep Compass is readying for a complete overhaul for the 2022 model year. Although it’ll be quite sometime before the refreshed model is introduced to the masses, we can look at what Jeep has done with the model in Europe for some clues. The 2021 European version of the Jeep Compass was updated with a dual-clutch automatic transmission and even offers a new turbocharged engine. 2022 marks the model year in which the Compass will also get a new design to go along with the mechanical changes.  Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Jeep Renegade Named a Top Safety Pick

The 2020 Jeep Renegade is making waves as the only subcompact crossover with a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Specific features, such as LED projector headlamps with optional high-beam control tech, Forward Collision Warning-Plus, and Automatic Emergency Braking, are part of what helped the 2020 Renegade earn the IIHS distinction. Buyers should note that only Jeep Renegade vehicles manufactured after September of 2019 are qualified Top Safety Pick recipients. Read the rest of this entry >>

5 Things to Love About the 2019 Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee hadn’t had any major platform changes since its revamped 2014 model, but the 2019 model year marks the first significant update. With the revision comes a new-and-improved look, additional powertrain options, added features, and even more cargo space to make the 2019 Jeep Cherokee a viable competitor in the compact SUV market. Let’s rank the added features that make the 2019 Jeep Cherokee the go-to choice when shopping for compact SUVs, here are five things we love: Read the rest of this entry >>

2015 Jeep Renegade vs. 2015 Chevrolet Trax

Chevy_VS_Jeep - Jeep Dealer

From the way things are panning out, this year may be remembered as the battle of the small SUVs. With efficiency improving so rapidly, consumers are opting away from sedans and into the versatility of compact crossovers.

And that trend has been a catalyst for a number of automotive producers who have developed new lineup additions to meet their customer’s ever-growing demand for something big but small.

Jeep is no exception. Their Renegade will make its debut at your local Jeep dealer in 2015, and many people are calling it the “gateway Jeep.” Though it holds onto the brand’s classic design and off-road focus, it also brings in new elements.

It’s designed to be stylish and nimble enough for city dwellers and confident enough for hitting the trails on weekends. Straddling different sections of the market, the Renegade has appeal for a diverse crowd.

But how does it stand up against the flood of compact SUVs that are also arriving for this model year? Well, when you hold it up against other new entries, like the Chevy Trax, it doesn’t take long for its strengths to steal the spotlight.

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