2018 Jeep Compass: Off-roading on a budget

So here’s the Deal or No Deal (without Duchess Megan Markle): if you like to off-road and really do go off-road a lot (be honest), the 2018 Jeep Compass is a reliable SUV to take over hill and dale and to…

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will wiggle your giggle [video review]

The engine rumbled and my daughter grinned. She doesn’t remember, but she’s heard this symphony of bottled swagger before, in the Dodge Challenger Hellcat. But, we’re not in a Challenger; we’re in a Jeep Grand Cherokee. I rev the engine…

2018 Jeep Wrangler clings to a brand new mountain

When you’re clinging to the side of a mountain, hanging in peril, you’d better have four capable wheels beneath you. By extension, when you redesign an icon like the Wrangler, you’d better pay close attention. It better look like a…

2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4×4: Woof!

Want the thrill of an amusement park ride but also want to be Chewbacca at the controls of a Princess Leia transport?  Welcome to the 2017 redesigned Jeep Compass Trailhawk. Over the last few years, the Trailhawk badge (which is…

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is still the chief

The Jeep Cherokee Chief, with its distinguished white roof and body stripes, was memorable enough that it was reimagined as a concept car a few years ago. But look under the skin and inside the cabin of the baby blue…

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In 2017, Jeep follows its all-new Compass [video review]

Jeep is one of the hottest automotive brands on the planet, building strengths not only from its iconic Wrangler, but also from crossovers like the Renegade, Patriot, and all-new 2017 Compass. Sure, each of these is among the most off-road…

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee slogs home to Detroit

When it’s time to slog off to Detroit for the annual North American International Auto Show, it is best to prepare for urban combat knee deep in snow. Of course, it could also end up being sunny and 50 degrees,…

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2016 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition: Like using a hatchet to peel taters

Driving a Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition to commute to work through urban traffic or thrumming tires on the freeway is like using a hatchet to peel taters. Sure, with a bit if finesse it can be done, but it’s…

2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 4×4: Strong enough for a man, a woman, everyone

I was a bit harsh on the 2016 Jeep Renegade back in March when Marco Rubio had a shot at being a contender for POTUS. If only I had gotten a hold of the Trailhawk edition. This premium trim is…

2016 Jeep Renegade: If you’ve got the money, honey, get the Grand ‘Cher****’

I like the 2016 Jeep Renegade but I can’t fully tell you why. It’s a nice-enough vehicle in the Jeep tradition.  There is a level of comfort to the vehicle: the seats were firm and comfortable and the interior was…