Jeep Cherokee

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Dodge Dart Production Ends in September

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — In January, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne said the company would "withdraw" the  Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans from the market "over a prolonged period of time" as FCA shifts focus to more popular trucks and SUVs. Now… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Jeep Cherokee

By Tom Torbjornsen on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 80 model-year 2016 Jeep Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Oct. 3, 2015, and March 22, 2016 The Problem: There is a possibility that the right half-shaft may have been incorrectly manufactured, causing it to fracture without warning.… Read More

2015-2016 Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep, Ram Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 18, 2016

The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit rough shift patterns and poor shift quality while driving. This is due to a software glitch in the automatic transmission control module. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Jeep Renegade… Read More

New-Car Deals: May 2016

By Kelsey Mays on May 11, 2016

CARS.COM — During past few years, May has been a popular time for automakers to ramp up incentives heading into the summer. Average incentives per vehicle this month have outpaced April numbers in each of the past four years, according… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 18, 2015

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 33,000 model-year 2015-16 Jeep Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Feb. 18 and Sept. 10, 2015, and equipped with the power liftgate option The Problem: Water may leak into the power liftgate control module and result in a… Read More

Optional V-6 Engine Transforms 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

By Mike Hanley on November 3, 2015

In living with the redesigned 2014 Jeep Cherokee for a year as one of our long-term test cars, we became familiar with the SUV's good and bad qualities. So when we had a chance to drive a 2015 Cherokee Trailhawk… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Cherokee

By Matt Schmitz on October 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 75,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs The Problem: The air-conditioning lines may have been installed in close proximity to their engines' exhaust manifolds; under certain operating conditions this could increase the risk of a fire. Fiat Chrysler… Read More

Think You Can Park Better Than a Machine? Think Again

By Matt Schmitz on September 24, 2015

Picture this: You're 16 years old and taking your much-obsessed-over driver's test. You perform well enough on all the other test portions, but now it's time for that most-dreaded of skills evaluations — parallel parking. You carefully maneuver your car… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Jeep Cherokee

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 160,000 model-year 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUVs The Problem: Static buildup in the control module could potentially disable the windshield wipers. An investigation by the automaker discovered the problem could occur if the wipers are activated during dry… Read More