Free vibrant paint upgrades for the Jeep Wrangler

Jeep is offering free paint upgrades to anyone who chooses a vibrant colour when purchasing a Wrangler “to help positively lift drivers’ spirits”. The offer applies to a range of Wrangler colours including Firecracker red, Punk’n metallic orange, HellaYella yellow and Bikini metallic blue.

Plug-in hybrid Jeep Renegade from £32,600

The new Renegade 4xe will be the first electrified Jeep model to reach the UK. The Renegade 4xe can be driven on 100 per cent electric thanks to a 11.4 kWh battery paired with a 59 bhp electric motor, to ensure a range of 26mph and zero tailpipe emissions in full-electric mode. With two electric motors featuring Powerloop, all-wheel drive is always available to tackle off-road work

Jeep axes all but one diesel engine from its Renegade line-up

Jeep is the latest car maker to slim down its diesel model range, with the baby Renegade now consisting of petrol editions, with a diesel Trailhawk model crowning the model range. 4xe Plug-in hybrid variants are scheduled to join the line-up, too, later this year.

Looking after a fine Patriot

As a regular subscriber to Diesel Car for over 14 years, I would be much appreciative of your advice. My 2007 Jeep Patriot, which is powered by a VW 2.0 TDI PD engine, has always used the recommended PD oil to specification VW 505.01, which is a 5W/40 fully synthetic grade. My local supplier has […]

FCA gears up to make the plug-in hybrid Jeep Renegade

The FCA Melfi Plant in Italy is beginning preparations to produce the Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) scheduled for market launch in early 2020. The Renegade PHEV will be produced alongside the Renegade and 500X full combustion engine products that are currently produced at the Melfi vehicle assembly plant.

Improved Jeep Cherokee on the way

Jeep has upgraded the Cherokee, which will be offered in the UK in Limited and Overland trim levels and with the 2.2-litre MultiJet 192 bhp engine with automatic transmission. Prices will be announced closer to the car’s introduction. The exterior of the new Jeep Cherokee has been refreshed “to deliver a new, modern appearance and […]

Jeep boosts servicing and support packages

Jeep is introducing a new 5-3-5 campaign, which starts this week and consists of a five year warranty, a three year servicing programme, plus five years roadside assistance.

New Jeep Compass starts at £22,995

Pricing and specification for the all-new Jeep Compass have been announced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK, ahead of the new SUV’s arrival here in February 2018. The Compass comes with a starting price of £22,995 OTR for the 1.6 MultiJet 120 MTX FWD