Wrangler Holds its Own in Hot Las Vegas Valet
Despite the fact that most of the other vehicles cost twice as much or more than the Wrangler, the Jeep still holds its ground among these high-priced automobiles, and in many ways outshines them all.
Jeep’s reputation for producing legendary off-roaders made life difficult for my 2014 Compass tester. It didn’t get the same treatment as my previous review vehicles from other manufacturers. It was a Jeep — and a “Trail Rated” one at that.
You hear from your buddies “in the know” who say you need at least a 33-splined axle to drive those 35-inch-tall tires. What are they talking about? Wouldn’t more splines mean less metal to hold against the torque the axle sees? We’ll be taking a quick look into axle splines and what they really translate into.
Another day and another set of recalls plaguing the automotive industry. This time, though, no one has died, and no one has been reportedly hurt, which is something that is in the minds of automakers at the moment.
JK-Forum is still waiting for a chance to get behind the wheel of the new Jeep Renegade, but until then, here are a few things that seemed to impress Top Gear the most about the Renegade that will appeal to real enthusiasts.