The Jeep Brand Will Keep the Pedal to the Metal

1949 Jeep Willys

The Jeep brand continues to capture market share. One of the fastest-growing automotive brands in the world is Jeep, an all-SUV marque that is now available in most countries. From its humble Post World War II thrust into the passenger vehicle segment to today, Jeep has emerged as one of … Read more

Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport

Ford fires the opening salvo in its Jeep utility war with the Bronco Sport crossover. There is a war going on. In the utility vehicle sphere, that is. Jeep has long dominated the segment, picking up market share even as the segment expands. That’s left a world of competitors scrambling … Read more

One Week With the 2017 Jeep New Compass

Jeep strengthens the model line with an all-new compact SUV. Updated October 17, 2017, to include IIHS rating. The fast-growing Jeep product line has had the burden in recent years of carrying a pair of aging and underperforming models, namely the compact Patriot and Compass SUVs. Although sales for both … Read more

Jeep Patriot, Compass Gain a Temporary Reprieve

Two compact Jeeps will be replaced by one new model in 2017. The Jeep brand’s two smallest models slotted above the Renegade may reach the 2017 model year after all. The Jeep Compass and Patriot, compact SUVs introduced in 2007, will be built until Dec. 23, 2016. A Brazilian-manufactured replacement … Read more

Say Good-Bye to These Models

2015 will signal the end for several models. A few will disappear in 2016 and at least two models are poised to return after a brief hiatus. Every year, manufacturers retire models, including some that won’t be replaced. The retro Ford Thunderbird left us in 2005 after a four-year run; … Read more