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2006 Grand Cherokee

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  • Models: Laredo, Limited, Overland and SRT-8
  • Production startup: July 2005
  • Launch date: September 2005


     2006 Laredo

      Key features and options: (partial)

  • 3.7L V6 Standard
  • 4.7L V8 (optional)
  • 5-Speed auto W5A580 transmission
  • 3.07 axle ratio
  • Axles, 200mm front; 213mm rear
  • Advanced multistage front air bags
  • AM/FM Compact Disc radio w/changer control
  • Audio controls, steering wheel-mounted
  • Boston Acoustics speakers and 276w amplifier
  • Cargo compartment cover
  • Cargo storage, reversible, waterproof
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Enhanced Accident Response System
  • Fascias, body color
  • Fog lamps
  • Grille, body color
  • GVW rating - 5710#
  • Halogen Headlamps
  • Headlamps, automatic On/Off
  • Independent front suspension, solid rear axle
  • Mirrors, power heated, fold-away
  • Navigation radio/6-disc changer model REC
  • Power Adjustable Pedals
  • Power outlet, rear
  • Quadra-Trac I Full-Time 4WD System
  • Quadra-Trac II active full-time 4WD
  • Rear seat video system
  • Roof rail crossbars, adjustable
  • Seats, heated front
  • Seats, power 8-Way driver and 4-Way Pass
  • Seats, cloth
  • Seats, leather-trimmed bucket
  • Security alarm
  • Side air bags
  • Sirius satellite radio
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped
  • Sunroof
  • Sun Visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Tire pressure monitoring warning lamp
  • Tires, P235/65R17 BSW All Season
  • Tires, P245/65R17 OWL all terrain
  • Trailer tow groups
  • UConnect Hands-Free Communication
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Wheels, 17X7.5
  • Windows, power front 1-Touch, up down


     2006 Limited

      Offers Laredo features plus:

  • Air Conditioning ATC with dual zone control
  • Automatic transmission, 545RFE 5-speed
  • Body-color license plate brow
  • Bodyside molding, chrome
  • Differentials, front and rear Electronic Limited Slip (4WD only)
  • Door handles, body color
  • Door trim panels, premium with chrome handles
  • Engine, 4.7L V8 engine (standard)
  • Engine, 5.7L V8 Hemi engine (optional)
  • Grille, chrome
  • GVW rating - 6100#
  • Instrument cluster, chrome trim ring surrounds
  • Interior, two-tone option - Dark Khaki / Light Graystone
  • Memory for radio, driver seat, pedals and mirrors
  • Park assist rear object detection system
  • Power adjustable pedals with memory
  • Quadra-Drive 4WD System
  • Rain-Sensitive Windshield Wipers
  • Seats, rear center armrest
  • Seats, premium leather
  • Smartbeam Headlamps
  • Tire pressure monitoring display
  • Wheels, 17" X 7.5" aluminum chrome clad


     2006 Overland

      Offers Limited features plus:

  • Differentials, front and rear Electronic Limited Slip (Standard)
  • Engine, 5.7L V8 Hemi engine (Standard)
  • Cargo net
  • Chrome grille with body-color fascia, unique
  • Dash liner insulation
  • Door trim panels, luxury, unique to Overland
  • Floor tunnel insulation
  • GVW rating - 6160#
  • Hitch receiver, Class IV (Standard)
  • License plate brow, satin
  • Mirrors, Power folding
  • Quadra-Drive 4WD System (Standard)
  • Seats, lether trimmed, unique to Overland
  • Side air bags (Standard)
  • Sill molding, body color
  • Side roof rails, bright
  • Sirius satellite radio (Standard)
  • Steering wheel, wood/leather-wrapped
  • Sunroof, power (Standard)
  • Tow hooks, chrome
  • Wheels, 17" platinum-clad with matching spare


     2006 SRT-8

  • 6.1-Liter Hemi with 425hp and 425 lb.-ft. of torque
  • W5-A580 5-speed auto transmission with Electronic Range Select
  • Quadra-Trac active on demand 4WD system (exclusive to SRT-8)
  • NV146 single-speed t-case
  • Axle, front, 200MM
  • Axle, rear, Dana 44/226MM
  • Axle ratio, 3.73
  • Body color mirrors
  • Bodyside molding, chrome
  • Boston Acoustics sound system (same as standard WK)
  • Brakes, larger diameter rotors w/Brembo calipers and functional brake ducts
  • Bright roof rack finish
  • Cargo storage bin, reversible/waterproof
  • Dual exhaust system with chrome tips
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
  • Fascia, unique, body color
  • Fuel tank, 20.5 Gallon
  • Grille, platinum finish w/honeycomb textured grate
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Interior decor, race inspired
  • Interior trim bezels, custom
  • Power steering cooler
  • Roof rack delete option
  • Seats, power 8-Way driver, 4-Way passenger
  • Seats, leather trim with preferred suede
  • Shift knob, leather wrapped
  • Sill extensions
  • Spare tire delete option
  • Spoiler, rear, bodycolor
  • Steering, performance tuned
  • Suspension system, high performance w/lower ride height
  • Tires, front - speed rated GoodYear 255/45ZR20 ASP run-flat tires
  • Tires, rear - speed rated GoodYear 285/40ZR20 ASP run-flat tires
  • Wheels, front - 20" x 9.0" aluminum Wheels
  • Wheels, rear - 20" x 10.0" aluminum Wheels
  • Windows, power front with 1-touch up, 1-touch down
  • 180-mph speedometer


     2006 exterior colors - Laredo and Limited

  • Black Clear Coat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Light Khaki Metallic Clear Coat
  • Dark Khaki Pearl Coat
  • Deep Beryl Green
  • Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Midnight Blue Pearl Coat
  • Stone White Clear Coat
  • Jeep Green Metallic Pearl Coat (starting February 2006)


     2006 exterior colors - Overland

  • Black Clear Coat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Deep Beryl Green
  • Dark Khaki Pearl Coat
  • Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Light Khaki Metallic Clear Coat


     2006 exterior colors - SRT-8

  • Black Clear Coat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (starting March 2006)


     2006 interior colors  (see
2006 fabric color chart )

  • Medium Slate Gray (Laredo, Limited, Overland, SRT)
  • Dark Khaki/Light Graystone (Laredo, Limited, Overland)
  • Khaki (Laredo, Limited)





     2006 Commander


2006 Commander

For detailed information on the new 2006 Commander Jeep,
please visit our companion site
XKJeeps.com




Features and options 2007 Models*

(New features for 2007 are in red type)


     2007 Grand Cherokee Laredo and Limited  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
           
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

2007 Grand Cherokee features and specifications (PDF file)


  • Production startup July 2006
  • Optional 4.7L FFV engine (E85 flex fuel)
  • 3.07:1 axle ratio (with V6 and Quadra-Trac I)
  • 3.55:1 axle ratio (with V6 and Quadra-Trac II)
  • 3.73:1 axle ratio (Dana 44, with V8 and CRD engines)
  • Active turn signals (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Dual chamber taillights
  • Chrome rings added to Laredo gauge cluster
  • Electronic throttle control added to 3.7L engine
  • Fuel tank size increased from 20.5 to 21.1 (22 gal. for diesel models)
  • Navigation radio (model REC continues)
  • ParkView Rear camera system option (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • QuadraDrive II now optional with 5.7L Hemi
  • Redesigned narrow body-side moldings & body-color door handles (Laredo)
  • Remote Start (optional on Laredo, standard on Limited & Overland, built-in to key fob)
  • Side air bags (now standard on all models)
  • Tip Start (prevents double starts, touch n' let go)
  • Transmission - W5A580 (included with 3.7L engines)
  • Transmission - 545RFE (included with 4.7L and 5.7L engines)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (standard on all models except SRT8, custom made for WK)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (optional on all models except SRT8, custom made for WK)
  • Upgraded interior appearance including soft-touch instrument panel with premium instrument panel hood (postponed until 2009)
  • Wheels - 17" x 7.5" Orbitek cast aluminum and satin silver (Laredo)
  • Wheels - 17" x 7.5" Ronin II cast aluminum with machined face (Limited)
  • Window switches, cosmetic redesign (some 2006 models built between June 20 and June 30, 2006 may have 2007 window switches)
  • New color: Jeep Green Metallic (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • New color: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New color: Mineral Gray Metallic
  • New color: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New color: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • Discontinued color: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued color: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued color: Light Khaki (effective May 1, 2006)


     Package changes - Laredo

  • Laredo F – dropped
  • Added optional Laredo Popular Equipment Group with heated seats, remote start, and adjustable pedalsAdded optional Sun & Sound Group with AM/FM/6CD & power sunroof
  • Added optional Premium Sound Group with Boston Acoustics & Sirius

     Package changes - Limited

  • Limited H – new CPOS replaces Limited K-CPOS (similar equipment except without QuadraDrive II, Sirius radio, or ParkSense)
  • Limited K and Limited G – dropped
  • Added optional sunroof delete

     Package changes - Off-Road

  • Renamed Off Road Group to Off Road Group 1 with QuadraTrac II, skid plates, and tow hooks
  • Added optional Off Road Group 2 with skid plates and tow hooks (M/H 4.7L)
  • Added optional Off Road Group 3 with QuadraDrive II, skid plates, and tow hooks (M/H 4.7L)




     2007 Grand Cherokee Overland  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland


  • Production startup July 2006
  • 3.73:1 axle ratio (Dana 44)
  • Active turn signals (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Fascia, body color with platinum accent; body color rear fascia with platinum molding
  • Fuel tank size increased from 20.5 to 21.1 (22 gal. for diesel models)
  • Grille, platinum with gray lattice accent
  • Navigation radio (model REC continues, standard)
  • Remote Start (standard, built-in to key fob)
  • ParkView Rear camera system option (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • Side air bags (now standard on all models)
  • Tip Start (prevents double starts, touch n' let go)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (standard, custom made for WK)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (optional, custom made for WK)
  • Upgraded interior appearance including soft-touch instrument panel with premium instrument panel hood (postponed until 2009)
  • Wheels - 17" x 17.5" chrome-clad cast aluminum (same as Limited models)
  • Window switches, cosmetic redesign (some 2006 models built between June 20 and June 30, 2006 may have 2007 window switches)
  • Transmission - 545RFE
  • New color: Jeep Green Metallic (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • New color: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New color: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New color: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • Discontinued color: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued color: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued color: Light Khaki (effective May 1, 2006)



     2007 Grand Cherokee SRT8  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2007 Jeep SRT8 features and specifications (PDF file)


  • Production startup early August 2006
  • 6.1L Hemi, WA580 AutoStick transmission (same drivetrain as 2006)
  • Active turn signals (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Dual chamber taillights
  • Front and rear fascia inserts now body color instead of black
  • Fuel tank size increased from 20.5 to 21.1
  • ParkView Rear camera system option (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • Remote Start (included with SRT Option Package I)
  • Side air bags (now standard on all models)
  • Tip Start (prevents double starts, touch n' let go)
  • Window switches, cosmetic redesign (some 2006 models built between June 20 and June 30, 2006 may have 2007 style window switches)
  • New color: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat
  • New color: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat (Replaces Inferno Red)
  • New color: Brilliant Black (Replaces Black, March 2007)




     2007 Grand Cherokee CRD models  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8


  • First North American Grand Cherokee diesel models
  • Production startup February 22, 2006
  • 3.0L V6 turbo CRD diesel, available on the Laredo, Limited and Overland models
  • Transmission - W5J400 5-speed
  • Quadra-Trac II option (production startup April 9, 2006)
  • Alternator, 180-amp (vs 160-amp on other models)
  • Axle ratio 3.73:1 (Dana 44)
  • Battery, 800-amp (vs 725 amp on other models)
  • Fuel tank - 22 gallon (diesel models only)
  • Side air bags (standard on all models)



     2007 Grand Cherokee deleted items


     2007 Commander Sport and Limited  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
           
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

2007 Commander features and specifications (PDF file)


  • Production startup July 2006
  • Base model renamed "Sport", Limited model continues
  • 4.7L FFV engine option (E85 flex fuel, not available in ME, NY, VT, CT, CA)
  • Upgraded interior appearance including soft-touch instrument panel (postponed), control knobs with chrome rings, premium shifter bezel, color-keyed cup holder, and Boston Acoustics badges (when properly equipped)
  • Body color door handles now standard on base Sport model
  • Active turn signals ("3-blink lane change”)
  • Diamond plate pattern console shifter bezel (Sport)
  • Electronic throttle control added to 3.7L engine
  • Fuel tank size increased from 20.5 to 21.1
  • Lift gate, power (a first for Jeep)
  • ParkView rear camera system option, integrates with REC nav radio (introduced latter part of 2006 model year)
  • Quadra-Trac I® Standard on V-6 4WD
  • Quadra-Trac II® Standard on 5.7-liter 4WD (late availability)
  • Quadra-Drive II® optional on 5.7-liter engine
  • Remote Start option (integrated into key fob, standard on Limited)
  • Sun visors with extension
  • Tip Start (prevents double starts, touch n' let go)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (standard)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (optional)
  • New color: Jeep Green Metallic (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • New color: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New color: Mineral Gray Metallic
  • New color: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New color: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (introduced late 2006 model year)
  • Discontinued color: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued color: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued color: Light Khaki (effective May 1, 2006)



     2007 Commander Overland  (WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


  • Production startup July 2006
  • New upscale model with features similar to the Grand Cherokee Overland
  • 5.7L Hemi engine (standard)
  • 545RFE transmission
  • Upgraded interior appearance including soft-touch instrument panel (postponed), control knobs with chrome rings, premium shifter bezel, color-keyed cup holder, and Boston Acoustics badges (when properly equipped)
  • Active turn signals ("3-blink lane change")
  • Center floor console bezel — real wood design
  • Chrome tow hooks
  • Colors, exterior - all colors except Mineral Gray and Stone White
  • Front and rear Berber floor mats (no third-row mat)
  • Front door switch bezels — real wood design
  • Front fascia with platinum finish appliqué
  • Grille, wire lattice with platinum finish surround
  • Liftgate, power (standard)
  • Liftgate license brow with platinum finish
  • Leather-wrapped center floor console lid
  • Leather-wrapped door grab handles
  • Mirrors, exterior, power-folding, matching body color
  • Mopar®-designed “cross-car” cargo net
  • ParkView rear camera system option, integrates with REC nav radio
  • Real wood steering wheel
  • Rear assist handles, platinum
  • Remote Start (integrated into key fob, standard)
  • Seats — suede with Yuma leather two-tone combination with embroidered Overland logo
  • Side molding, platinum
  • Side roof rails with Platinum finish
  • Sun visors with extension
  • SmartBeam headlamps
  • Steering wheel, Vavona Burl wood/leather-wrapped
  • Tip Start (prevents double starts, touch n' let go)
  • Tires - P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (standard)
  • Tires - P245/60R18 Goodyear BSW all-terrain (optional)
  • Wheels, 17" x 17.5" platinum-clad forged aluminum (standard, late availability)
  • Wheels, 18" x 7.5" Casino platinum-clad forged aluminum (optional)


     Package changes

  • Added optional Popular Equipment Group with heated seats, remote start, adjustable pedals, and roof rack crossbars (late availability)
  • Added optional Sun & Sound Group (late availability)
  • Added optional Premium Sound Group (late availability)
  • Added optional Off Road Group 3 with QuadraDrive II, skid plates, and tow hooks



     2007 Commander deleted items

  • Under hood headlamp beauty covers deleted (effective with 2006 model production starting May 11, 2006)
  • "5.7L" portion of "5.7L HEMI" badge deleted (all models built on or after June 29, 2006)
  • Windshield header molding deleted (as of 09-14-06)



     2007 Jeep Compass / Compass Limited



  • 5-passenger entry-level compact Jeep, to be built at the Belvidere plant in Illinois
  • Production startup May 29, 2006
  • MK49 Lancer platform, shared components with the upcoming 2006 Dodge Caliber
  • Pre-production model world premiere at the Frankfurt auto show, September 12, 2005.
  • Targeted base MSRP under $20,000
  • Available in Front-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive
  • 2.4L DOHC 4-cyl dual VVT engine, 172 hp
  • A 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine will be available for markets outside North America.
  • 5-speed manual transaxle (standard)
  • CVT2 transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission, optional on Limited)
  • Standard side-curtain air bags
  • Fold-flat load floor including fold-forward front passenger seat
  • Available 60/40 rear seats both fold flat and recline 12 degrees
  • YES Essentials® fabric — an easy-care, soil-repellant and anti-microbial textile protects seats from stains, odors and discoloration
  • Illuminated cupholders
  • 12v and 110v auxillary power outlets
  • Optional 6-spkr & 9-spkr Boston Acoustics sound systems, with subwoofer
  • Vinyl load floor in the rear cargo area is both washable and removable
  • 8-inches of ground clearance
  • 21.1-degree approach angle, 32-degree departure angle and 21-degree breakover angle
  • 39.3 inches of rear seat leg room
  • 52.5 cubic feet of cargo space with rear seats folded flat
  • 60.7 cubic feet of cargo space with front passenger seat back & rear seats folded flat.
  • Available colors: Jeep Green Metallic Clear Coat, Khaki Metallic Clear Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Marine Blue Pearl Coat, Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat and Stone White Clear Coat.

   More information and new photos: Jeep Compass


      
(Photos by Jim Dunne/Popular Mechanics)

Jeep Compass spy shots



         

New-generation continuously variable transmission, CVT2




     2007 Jeep Patriot

  • Production startup December 11, 2006
  • Second of two entry-level compact Jeep models, to be built at the Belvidere plant in Illinois
  • MK74 Lancer platform, SUV-style 4-door model ("small Commander"?)
  • Concept model world premiere at the Frankfurt auto show, September 12, 2005.
  • World premiere at the New York auto show, April 12, 2006.
  • Targeted base MSRP under $20,000

   More information and photos: Jeep Patriot



     2007 Jeep Wrangler / Wrangler Unlimited

      
      


  • Production to start July 17th, 2006 (Wrangler Unlimited) and August 28th (Wrangler)
  • The most capable Wrangler ever
  • Complete redesign offering 2-door (Wrangler) and 4-door (Wrangler Unlimited) models
  • "X", Sahara and Rubicon models for Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited
  • Two-wheel-drive availability on Wrangler Unlimited
  • Two-inch-longer wheelbase on Wrangler, 13" longer wheelbase on Wrangler Unlimited
  • Five-passenger seating with 60/40 split, fold-flat (Unlimited)
  • 20% overall noise reduction over previous generation
  • Up to 52 vehicle configurations available with the SunriderTM Soft Top, Modular Hardtop, and removable full and half doors and the folding windshield
  • Up to 80 vehicle configurations are optional on Unlimited models


    Other features:

  • Compass and Mini-Trip Computer Display (standard on Sahara and Rubicon)
  • Electronic sway bar disconnect (standard on Rubicon, optional on X and Sahara)
  • Floor console, larger and lockable center floor console (standard on Wrangler X S and C-CPOS and Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Glove box, larger and lockable
  • Rock Rails (standard on Rubicon, n/a other models)
  • Power windows, door locks and remote keyless entry are now available with full-framed doors for convenience and added security
  • Power windows, locks and remote keyless entry (standard on Sahara, Rubicon and Unlimited models with full doors/Optional on Wrangler X S-CPOS)
  • Seat, driver’s, height adjuster included with cloth seats (standard on Sahara and Rubicon, optional on Wrangler X, RHD and Wrangler Unlimited X)
  • Seat, rear, fold-flat (Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Seats, YES Essentials® easy-clean, stain and odor resistant (standard on Sahara and Rubicon)
  • Storage bin, rear under-floor, lockable
  • Trailer Tow Package, factory-installed (optional)
  • Windshield, single-pivot folding


    Safety:

  • ABS (includes an off-road calibration to provide more sustained wheel lockup on plowable surfaces like mud, sand and gravel than normal ABS for improved stopping performance)
  • Driver BeltAlert (Seat Belt Minder) System
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
  • Front-Passenger Occupant Classification System
  • Fuel tank, mid-mounted, complies with 50-mph rear impact and fuel system integrity requirements
  • Head restraints, rear
  • Headrests, rear seats, automatic retracting
  • Seat-mounted supplemental side air bags (optional on Wrangler X C and S-CPOS and Wrangler Unlimited X S-CPOS and all Sahara and Rubicon
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Warning Lamp (optional on Sahara)


    Performance:

  • 205-hp 3.8L V6 engine (maintains higher torque above 3,400 rpm vs. the prior 4.0L, allowing for expanded operating range
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Increased departure angle
  • Increased ground clearance and suspension travel
  • Four-wheel disc antilock braking system (ABS)


    Tops:

  • Soft top (standard on all Wrangler models, not available on Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Freedom Top™ three-piece modular hard top with full doors (optional all models except RHD)
  • Sunrider® Soft Top (standard on Wrangler Unlimited, optional on Wrangler)
  • Dual-Top Group with Freedom Top and Sunrider Soft Top (optional all models except RHD)


    Wheels & tires:

  • 16" steel, painted Argent
  • 16" aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver
  • 17" aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver
  • 17" aluminum, machined-face
  • 18" aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver

  • P225/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler ST BSW on-/off-road
  • P255/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A BSW on-/off-road
  • P225/75R17 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A OWL on-/off-road
  • LT255/75R17 BFGoodrich Mud Terrain BSW off-road (standard on Rubicon, n/a other models)
  • P255/70R18 Bridgestone Dueler 693 OWL on-/off-road (optional on Sahara, n/a other models))

  • Swing-gate mounted, full-size spare with matching wheel


    Audio:

  • Six-speaker audio system (standard)
  • MP3 and audio input jacks
  • Six-disc CD/DVD audio capability system — Optional on X C and S CPOS Sahara and Rubicon
  • Next gen Navigation System (model RER) with Full Map Display (optional on Sahara and Rubicon)


2007 Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited specifications (PDF)



     2007 Jeep Liberty



     Jeep Rescue concept

      
Jeep Rescue concept

The Jeep Rescue concept is powered by a 325-hp (600 ft.-lbs. torque) Cummins Diesel and featuring seating for five. Jeep described its primary mission as "rescue capability", and its list of rescue and safety equipment is impressive.

Rescue concept features:

  • AC electric power (10 kW) generation in the field
  • 3-D topographical mapping software and topographical navigation system
  • Under-chassis, point-of-view cameras for avoiding danger in its path
  • Passive, infrared (thermal) cameras for search and rescue
  • Satellite telephone; VHF radio, digital video recorder with satellite transmission capability
  • Retractable 4-point harnesses for vehicle occupants
  • Exterior perimeter lighting
  • White LEV lighting for long distance visual search and reduced power use
  • Folding seats in rear compartment of vehicle
  • Remote control winch – front and back


For more photos of the Jeep Rescue concept vehicle see NAIAS 2004




*Note: Most of the information listed for future models on this page has not been "officially" confirmed, meaning that it may be preliminary, rumored, speculative and, on rare occasions, slightly inaccurate. Some information may also consist of educated guesses from the webmaster. Please do not base your vehicle buying decision based on information contained on this page as we cannot be responsible for any financial or disappointment issues. Manufacturers may alter future vehicle plans, options and specifications although this is usually done many months ahead of launch. Our "future" information may be subject to change without notice and is updated as confirmed or as new information becomes available.

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Features and options 2008 Models*



     2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 16, 2007
  • 3.7L engine (standard)
  • New 4.7L engine (305 hp, 334 ft. lb. torque, electronic throttle) (optional)
  • New Refreshed instrument panel, seats, steering wheel and door trim panels
  • New Refreshed exterior - redesigned headlamps, grille, fascia and wheels
  • New EVIC controls replace cruise switches on the steering wheel; cruise control stalk added to right of steering wheel. Adjustable pedals switch moved to left side of steering column.
  • New Hill ascent control
  • New Hill descent control
  • Power outlet, 115 volt (2-prong)
  • New Radio model RER, MyGIG Touch-screen media System with navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • New Radio model REN, MyGIG Touch-screen media System without navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • New Eight-inch rear DVD video screen
  • New Trailer anti-sway damping feature
  • New Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting March 17, 2008)
  • New Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting January 2008)



     2008 Grand Cherokee Latitude Edition  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2008 Grand Cherokee Rocky Mountain Edition  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2008 Grand Cherokee Limited  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2008 Grand Cherokee Overland  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2008 Grand Cherokee SRT8  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)




     2008 Jeep Commander Sport  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 16, 2007
  • 3.7L engine (standard)
  • New 4.7L engine (305 hp, 334 ft. lb. torque, electronic throttle) (optional)
  • Five-passenger seating configuration available
  • EVIC controls moved to steering wheel
  • Hill ascent control
  • Hill descent control
  • Power outlet, 115 volt (2-prong)
  • Radio model RER, MyGIG Touch-screen media System with navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Radio model REN, MyGIG Touch-screen media System without navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Eight-inch rear DVD video screen
  • Tilt / telescoping steering wheel
  • Trailer anti-sway damping feature
  • Sirius Satellite Streaming Video (optional, requires rear DVD system)
  • New Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting March 17, 2008)
  • New Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting January 2008)



     2008 Commander Latitude Edition  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)



     2008 Commander Rocky Mountain Edition  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)


     2008 Jeep Commander Limited  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 16, 2007
  • 3.7L engine (standard)
  • New 4.7L engine (305 hp, 334 ft. lb. torque, electronic throttle) (optional)
  • 5.7L MDS Hemi engine 330hp (optional)
  • Five-passenger seating configuration available
  • EVIC controls moved to steering wheel
  • Hill ascent control
  • Hill descent control
  • Power outlet, 115 volt (2-prong)
  • Radio model RER, MyGIG Touch-screen media System with navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Radio model REN, MyGIG Touch-screen media System without navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Eight-inch rear DVD video screen
  • Tilt / telescoping steering wheel
  • Trailer anti-sway damping feature
  • Sirius Satellite Streaming Video (optional, requires rear DVD system)
  • New Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting March 17, 2008)
  • New Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting January 2008)


     2008 Jeep Commander Overland  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup July 16, 2007
  • 5.7L MDS Hemi engine 330hp (standard)
  • Five-passenger seating configuration available
  • EVIC controls moved to steering wheel
  • Hill ascent control
  • Hill descent control
  • Power outlet, 115 volt (2-prong)
  • Radio model RER, MyGIG Touch-screen media System with navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Radio model REN, MyGIG Touch-screen media System without navigation (AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD)
  • Eight-inch rear DVD video screen
  • Tilt / telescoping steering wheel
  • Trailer anti-sway damping feature
  • Sirius Satellite Streaming Video (optional, requires rear DVD system)
  • New Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting March 17, 2008)
  • New Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting January 2008)

     Commander exterior colors

  • Black (replaced by Brilliant Black January 2008)
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Jeep Green Metallic
  • Light Graystone Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Red Rock Crystal Pearl
  • Steel Blue Metallic (replaced by Modern Blue March 2008)
  • Stone White



     2008 Jeep Liberty  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production starts July 23, 2007
  • All-new KK series (based on the Dodge Nitro platform)
  • 3.7L V6 engine (standard)
  • Command-Trac II - part time 4WD, 2nd generation
  • Electronic Stability Program with Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Fuel tank 19.5 gallon
  • 115v power outlet
  • Hill ascent control
  • Hill descent control
  • ParkView rear camera system
  • Radio, MyGIG Touch-screen navigation/media System (model RER)
  • Radio, AM/FM/MP3/DVD/HDD/Rear camera (model REN)
  • Premium 8-speaker sound system with subwoofer
  • Rear DVD Video Entertainment System
  • Retractable fabric roof (optional)
  • Remote start, factory installed (integrated into key fob)
  • Sirius Satellite Streaming Video (optional, requires rear DVD system)
  • Sky Slider™ full-open fabric roof
  • Trailer sway damping
  • Windows, power, one-touch up and down




*Note: Most of the information listed for future models on this page has not been "officially" confirmed, meaning that it may be preliminary, rumored, speculative and, on rare occasions, slightly inaccurate. Some information may also consist of educated guesses from the webmaster. Please do not base your vehicle buying decision based on information contained on this page as we cannot be responsible for any financial or disappointment issues. Manufacturers may alter future vehicle plans, options and specifications although this is usually done many months ahead of launch. Our "future" information may be subject to change without notice and is updated as confirmed or as new information becomes available.

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Features and options 2009 Models*



     2009 Grand Cherokee  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup August 11, 2008
  • Same model lineup as 2008 (Laredo, Limited, Overland, SRT8)
  • 3.0L diesel models to end production on 11/24/08 (badged as 2008.5 model year)
  • 6.1L engine with 5-speed W5A580 auto transmission continues in the SRT8 models
  • New - 2nd generation 357 hp/389 tq. 5.7L Eagle MDS Hemi engine with Variable Camshaft Timing, increased fuel economy (Standard on Overland, Optional on Limited)
  • New - RKE front window express opening
  • New - Laredo updated with a vinyl center armrest cover, leather wrapped park brake handle, and interior chrome door handle. Limited updated with leather door bolsters, cluster brow, center console arm rest lid, and front door armrest
  • New - 9" DVD screen replaces 8" screen
  • New - WiFi internet access (Mopar accessory)
  • New - Enhanced voice-activated in-vehicle communications system
  • New - Full iPod® integration into the audio system
  • New - Performance Pages reconfigurable display (can display performance information including longitudinal and lateral g-force, 0-60 mph acceleration time, 1/8-mile and 1/4-mile acceleration time, and speed and braking distance) (SRT8 models)
  • 1 mpg fuel economy improvement on the 3.7L V6
  • Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting with 2008 models on March 17, 2008)
  • Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting with 2008 models January 2008)



     2009 Commander  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production scheduled to start August 11, 2008
  • 3.0L diesel models to end production on 11/24/08 (badged as 2008.5 model year)
  • New - 2nd generation 357 hp/389 tq. 5.7L Eagle MDS Hemi engine with Variable Camshaft Timing, increased fuel economy (Standard on Overland, Optional on Limited)
  • New - RKE front window express opening
  • New - Sport updated with a vinyl center armrest cover, leather wrapped park brake handle, and interior chrome door handle. Limited updated with leather door bolsters, cluster brow, center console arm rest lid, and front door armrest
  • New - 9" DVD screen replaces 8" screen
  • New - High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps with auto leveling (Standard on Overland)
  • New - WiFi internet access (Mopar accessory)
  • New - Enhanced voice-activated in-vehicle communications system
  • New - Full iPod® integration into the audio system
  • 1 mpg fuel economy improvement on the 3.7L V6
  • Modern Blue replaces Steel Blue exterior color (starting with 2008 models on March 17, 2008)
  • Brilliant Black Crystal replaces Black exterior color (starting with 2008 models January 2008)



     2009 Jeep Liberty  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production starts July 21, 2007
  • No major changes planned
  • Limited updated with leather wrapped interior components with accent stitching, soft touch front door armrests, soft touch console lid, shift knob, park brake handle and IP grab handle
  • Remote open windows (front only) feature to Limited model
  • Sun Burst Orange replaces Electric Blue
  • Deep Water Blue replaces Modern blue



     2009 Jeep Patriot  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production starts July 21, 2008
  • Same engine/powertrain options as 2008 except for new PZEV version of the 2.4 engine (Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle)
  • New MyGIG multimedia radios
  • New - All-new instrument panel, center console and door trim panels. Chrome accents on the outlets and center stack are standard on the Sport model and the Limited includes additional chrome accents on the instrument panel and doors. Insulation has been added in the engine compartment to provide a quieter ride
  • New - Soft touch door armrest and center console
  • New - Chrome interior accents
  • New - Carpeted load floor replaces vinyl load floor
  • New - Illuminated cupholders



     2009 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production starts July 21, 2008
  • Same engine/powertrain options as 2008 except for new PZEV version of the 2.4 engine (Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle)
  • New MyGIG multimedia radios
  • New - All-new instrument panel, center console and door trim panels. Chrome accents on the outlets and center stack are standard on the Sport model and the Limited includes additional chrome accents on the instrument panel and doors. Insulation has been added in the engine compartment to provide a quieter ride
  • New Soft touch door armrest and center console
  • New chrome interior accents
  • New carpeted load floor replaces vinyl load floor
  • New Illuminated cupholders



     2009 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production starts July 21, 2008
  • Same engine (3.8L)/powertrain options as 2008
  • 4-Door Right Hand Drive model is being added (rural postal units), 2-Door model is eliminated.
  • No major changes planned
  • New Hill Start Assist
  • New Trailer Sway Control
  • Larger Sun Visor for better coverage
  • New Center Dome Lamp with Switchable Directional Lighting
  • New Drop-in bin added to Full Center Console
  • New Storage Nets – on Center Stack and side of Center Console
  • New Rear Tow Hook design / location that is now compatible with the rear hitch receiver
  • Exterior colors:
    Sunburst Orange replaces Rescue Green
    Deep Water Blue replaces Steel Blue Metallic




Features and options - 2010 models



     2010 Grand Cherokee  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

       (See also:  Introducing the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee )


  • Final model year of the 3rd generation Grand Cherokee

  • Production starts August 17, 2009, shortened model year

  • Laredo, Limited, and SRT8 models continue

  • Overland model discontinued in north america, continues as export model

  • 3.7L, 5.7L and 6.1L engines return; 4.7L dropped

  • 3.0L diesel (export models)

  • For the Laredo model, chrome bodyside moldings replace the black bodyside moldings and the full-size spare tire/wheel is now standard. Uconnect radio (REN) is now standard on Laredo X. Leather wrapped front door armrest and center console lid have been added to Laredo X and Limited models.

  • Rocky Mountain Edition adds value-content featuring unique wheels, sun and sound group, fog lamps, and heated front seats.

  • Limited model adds chrome outside door handles, chrome door sill guards, chrome roof rack side rails, bright license plate brow, and body color fascias with bright insert.

  • New headlamp washers (cancelled)

  • New S Limited model (production starts December 14, 2009)

  • New: Interactive Decel Fuel Shut-Off (iDFSO) available with 3.7L engine

  • New color: Magnesium Pearlcoat (BPK)

  • Rear DVD system dropped


2010 Grand Cherokee
         
2010 Grand Cherokee
         
2010 Grand Cherokee S Limited badge



     2010 Jeep Commander  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup August 17, 2009
  • Final model year of the first generation Commander
  • 4.7L engine dropped
  • Sport "R" and Sport "U" models dropped
  • Overland model dropped
  • Chrome bodyside molding now standard on all models
  • Limited model will be offered exclusively with 3 rows of seating (7 passenger)
  • Rear exterior chrome assist handles and body color fender flares with chrome styled bolt heads now standard on Limited
  • 18-inch Casino chrome-clad forged aluminum wheels now available as an option on Limited - replaces Roulette 18-inch chrome clad aluminum wheel
  • Body Color exterior mirrors made standard on Limited
  • Six-disc CD changer radio (REQ) and uconnect tunes radio (REN) dropped
  • Saddle Brown seats dropped as an option, Dark Slate Gray interior continues
  • Power liftgate now standard on Limited

2010 Commander



     2010 Jeep Compass  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup September 21, 2009
  • New: Active head restraints (designed to reduce the risk of whiplash injuries in low-speed, rear-end collisions)
  • 2WD Sport Model improvements include a Five-speed manual transmission with 2.0L engine that delivers 29 mpg, a 2 mpg improvement on the highway vs. the 2.0L CVT.
  • Hill Start Assist Standard for all manual transmission models
  • Exterior upgrades - body color door handles and liftgate applique for all vehicles equipped with power windows and locks
  • Rallye package wheel finish changes from Black to Tech Silver
  • Heating element has been added to all power mirrors.
  • Illuminated cupholders made standard
  • Limited interior receives a 6-way power driver seat and a leather wrapped park brake handle
  • Remote Start added to Security Group
  • New exterior color: Natural Green Pearl

2010 Compass



     2010 Jeep Liberty  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup August 24, 2009
  • New: Active head restraints (front row, designed to reduce the risk of whiplash injuries in low-speed, rear-end collisions)
  • Interior & functional improvements include now-standard Power Heated Mirrors, Fold-flat Front Passenger Seats, Air Filtration and Premium Cloth Seats with Stain Repel
  • Limited receives all features of the Liberty Sport along with now-standard Leather Seats with Heated Front Seats, Uconnect Phone and Memory Seat, Radio Settings and Exterior Mirrors.
  • New: Interactive Decel Fuel Shut-Off (iDFSO) available with 3.7L engine
  • Fuel Saver Indicator added with "ECO" indicator in the EVIC
  • New exterior colors: Natural Green Metallic, Dark Charcoal Pearl and Light Sandstone Metallic
  • Light Sandstone Metallic, Red Rock Crystal and Jeep Green are dropped

2010 Liberty



     2010 Jeep Patriot  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup September 21, 2009
  • New: Active head restraints (designed to reduce the risk of whiplash injuries in low-speed, rear-end collisions)
  • New: Air conditioning with Auto Temp Control (optional on Limited)
  • New 2.2L OM651 diesel for export models
  • Improvements for the 2WD Sport Model include a five-speed manual transmission with 2.0L engine that delivers 29 mpg, a 2 mpg improvement on the highway vs. the 2.0L CVT.
  • Exterior upgrades - body color door handles and liftgate applique for all vehicles equipped with power windows and locks
  • Rallye package wheel finish changes from Black to Tech Silver
  • Heating elements been added to all power mirrors
  • Illuminated cupholders made standard
  • 6-way power driver seat and a leather wrapped park brake handle added to Limited
  • Remote start added to Security Group
  • New exterior color: Natural Green Pearl

2010 Patriot



     2010 Jeep Wrangler  (includes WKJeeps.com exclusive advance info)

  • Production startup August 17, 2009
  • Same drivetrain as 2009 models
  • Sport model replaces the X model
  • Fog lamps and tow hooks now made standard on Sport models
  • Cloth seats replace vinyl seats as standard equipment on the base Sport model
  • New two-tone leather seats are offered as optional equipment on Sahara and Rubicon
  • Sunrider soft top operation significantly improved for easier operation
  • Fuel saver indicator added as standard equipment on all models
  • uconnect Phone--hands free phone now included with the Navigation Radio option
  • Larger sun visors, with mirrors made standard across the line-up
  • Dual top group AEM and Sahara now include hardtop storage bag
  • New Satin Carbon 17-inch aluminum finish painted wheels standard on Rubicon models
  • New Satin Silver finish 18-inch aluminum painted wheels standard on Sahara models
  • New exterior colors: Surf Blue Pearl, Dark Charcoal Pearl, Natural Green Pearl
  • Jeep Green Metallic, Sunburst Orange Pearl and Detonator Yellow dropped

2010 Wrangler





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