Struggling Chrysler unveiled the next generation of one of its historical best sellers at the New York Auto Show this morning. Another huge car. “Rear-seat room and comfort may disappoint, and fuel economy with gasoline engines is poor on models we tested,” says Consumer Guide.
Old car, old technology. Blah blah blah. Where is the new engine? At least a diesel… come on… anyone? Hybrid?
“This fun-to-drive vehicle will make one wonder if it is a sports car or an SUV.” However, buyers will pay a price at the pump for all that power. Minneapolis Star Tribune
“In today’s world of high fuel prices and on-road-biased crossover SUVs, the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee is looking a little out of place. If you need to go off road or tow something, though, this top-of-the-line Jeep is still a great way to go.” — Edmunds
Putting cars like this on the market, I think Chrysler will continue to struggle…