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Prepare For Jeeps To Get More Expensive!
Reports are coming in from many news outlets…the 2022 Jeeps will be more expensive than they have been. Motor1.com and CarsDirect reports that towards the end of January 2021, Jeep revealed a small price bump to the Wrangler 4xe when its configurator went online. However, that wasn’t the end... Read more
Mopar Gets Ready For SEMA!
Today, Mopar released concept sketches in advance of the upcoming 2021 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas (Nov. 2-5). Mopar will showcase customized vehicles and hundreds of quality-tested, factory-backed performance parts and accessories in its 15,345-square-foot exhibit in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention... Read more
FCA Reports 3rd Qtr Sales!
Jeep® Grand Cherokee total sales up 45% year-over-year; retail sales up 47% Best third quarter ever for Jeep Gladiator; total sales up 2%, retail sales up 3% Ram ProMaster Van total sales up 26%; best third quarter ever for retail sales Dodge Durango best calendar year-to-date retail sales since... Read more
Jeep’s Xtreme Recon Package – 35’s & 4.56 Gears!
Today at the 2021 Detroit 4Fest, the Jeep® brand bolstered the Wrangler’s legendary 4×4 capability and go-anywhere attitude, announcing the 2022 Wrangler Willys with the Xtreme Recon 35-inch tire package. Priced at a U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $39,435 (plus $1,495 destination charge), the 2022 Jeep Wrangler... Read more
Technology – Is More Better?
We here at Modern Jeeper are curious. What are YOUR thoughts about technology? While, in general, I think that technology is good, is there a line that we cross where it becomes detrimental? Systems and machines are designed mostly because we need “help” with something or we need to... Read more
Jeep Performance Products Adds Half Doors to Gladiator
Jeep® Performance Parts (JPP) from Mopar is introducing new half doors for the 2021 Jeep Gladiator, offering an enhanced open-air experience for the most off-road capable Jeep truck ever. “Open-air freedom is a hallmark of the Jeep brand,” said Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America. “Following our... Read more
Jeep Wrangler 4xe Named in Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems
Jeep has a winner in the 2021 Wrangler 4xe! This year, the eTorque technology took another step forward with the 400V plug-in hybrid system paired with the 2.0L twin-scroll turbocharged 4-cyl., which Jeep was named as the first honoree in the 2021 Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems list.... Read more
Jeep Wrangler With 2.0L Engine Recall
Jeep has just released a recall notice for am issue that involves the fuel supply line connector. The notice issued by the car manufacturer reveals that 2020 Wrangler models equipped with the available 2.0-liter engine may have a plastic fuel supply line connector attached to the high-pressure fuel pump... Read more
Jeep Sales Are Strong! FCA US Reports 2nd Qtr Sales
Driven by strong consumer demand for Jeep®, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler and Alfa Romeo brand vehicles, FCA US LLC reported a 32% increase in second-quarter sales over the same time period a year earlier. Retail sales rose 27% for the quarter. Fleet accounted for 12% of total sales. Total sales... Read more
The New 2022 Jeep Compass
While it’s not a Jeep Wrangler, it is still a Jeep, and the technology that goes into these “other” Jeep models is likely to appear in future models that we know and love. The 2022 Jeep Compass was debuted at the Chicago Auto Show in July and is scheduled... Read more