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  1. Notable Features in 2019 Apple CarPlay, Android Auto now available 360-degree camera system now available Seats up to seven in three rows Turbo four-cylinder engine standard Front- or all-wheel drive Price Range $32,280–$45,365 Consumer Rating (5.0)33 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 23-24 Body Styles SUV The Good Excellent handling for an SUV this size Engine power Fit and finish Second-row seat can slide and tilt with a child-safety seat installed The Bad Multimedia system frustrating to use Captain’s chairs not available Apple CarPlay, Android Auto not standard Tight third row for adults What Is the 2019 Mazda CX-9? The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is an SUV with room for up to seven people in three rows. It’s powered by a 227-horsepower, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive models are available. Competitors include the Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota Highlander. What's New on the 2019 Mazda CX-9? Touring and higher trim levels now include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. Grand Touring models, meanwhile, add a 7-inch instrument panel screen, a 360-degree camera system, ventilated front seats and power-folding side mirrors. What Features in the 2019 Mazda CX-9 Are Most Important? Standard features include three-zone automatic air conditioning, cruise control and a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system. A blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert is also standard. Available active safety features include lane departure warning, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability, forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda CX-9? In keeping with Mazda's image of fun-to-drive performance, the CX-9's driving experience is considerably more engaging than the three-row SUV norm. Handling is excellent, and the turbo four-cylinder engine is strong. The interior is also classy. Downsides include a multimedia system that can be hard to use and less cabin space than its main competitors, particularly in the third row. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  2. Notable Features in 2019 Five-seat compact SUV Base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine Available turbo 2.5-liter engine Six-speed automatic transmission Front- or all-wheel drive LED headlights standard Price Range $24,350–$41,000 Consumer Rating (4.7)121 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 24-28 Body Styles SUV The Good Excellent steering and handling High-quality interior materials Quiet cabin Adaptive cruise control that works to a stop Refinement of new turbo engine Automatic braking and blind spot warning standard The Bad Slow, complicated multimedia system Small multimedia display Less cargo room than competitors Backseat legroom Ride too firm for some New trim levels are pricey What Is the 2019 Mazda CX-5? The Mazda CX-5 compact SUV seats five and offers a choice of two four-cylinder engines: a 187-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder or a newly available 227-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder. Both engines work with a six-speed automatic transmission, and front- and all-wheel-drive models are offered. The CX-5 competes with the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape. Mazda has announced a new diesel engine for the 2020 CX-5. What’s New on the 2019 Mazda CX-5? A new Signature model joins the lineup as the top trim level, while the newly available turbocharged four-cylinder makes 227 hp on regular gas or 250 hp on premium. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity are included on all but the base Sport trim. Other newly available features include a digital instrument cluster and a 360-degree camera system. What Features in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Are Most Important? Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, a 40/20/40-split backseat, a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system, air conditioning, Bluetooth streaming audio, cruise control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, push-button start and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert. Available active safety features include forward collision warning with low-speed automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability. Available luxury features include heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, Nappa leather upholstery and wood trim. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda CX-5? The CX-5 delivers an above-average driving experience thanks to excellent steering and handling and a responsive drivetrain. Its quiet interior and cabin materials are also noteworthy. Where it comes up short versus the competition is in overall interior space. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  3. Notable Features in 2019 Mildly updated styling Five-seat subcompact SUV Mazda Connect multimedia system standard Front- or all-wheel drive Low-speed automatic emergency braking standard Heated steering wheel available Price Range $20,390–$27,145 Consumer Rating (4.5)36 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 29-31 Body Styles SUV The Good Interior quality Steering feel Attention to detail, inside and out Ground-hugging stance Responsive six-speed automatic The Bad Small backseat Small cargo area Modest ground clearance Multimedia system interface What Is the 2019 Mazda CX-3? The Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact SUV that seats five. It’s powered by a 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a six-speed automatic transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. Competitors include the Fiat 500X, Ford EcoSport and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. What's New on the 2019 Mazda CX-3? An electronic parking brake is now standard, and the center console and armrest have been revised for more storage space. The front seats are new and can be finished in full-leather upholstery. Exterior changes include new grille styling, taillights and wheels. What Features in the 2019 Mazda CX-3 Are Most Important? Numerous high-tech safety features are available, including pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability and lane departure warning. Available upscale features include a head-up display, heated steering wheel and adaptive LED headlights. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda CX-3? If you are looking for an affordable subcompact SUV with better-than-average interior quality, the CX-3 is worth a look. It offers a lot of high-end features, but its backseat is especially small and its multimedia interface isn't great to use. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  4. Notable Features in 2019 More standard active safety features Five-seat mid-size sedan Choice of four-cylinder engines, including a turbo Six-speed automatic standard Apple CarPlay, Android Auto available Price Range $23,800–$35,100 Consumer Rating (5.0)8 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 26-29 Body Styles Sedan The Good Handling prowess Turbo 2.5-liter four-cylinder Cabin quietness Configurable digital instrument panel available The Bad Multimedia system is clunky Lack of low-end power (base engine) Touchscreen disabled while driving Unlike some competitors, no hybrid variant What Is the 2019 Mazda6? The Mazda6 is a five-seat mid-size sedan that’s powered by a choice of four-cylinder engines: a standard 187-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder or an available 227-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder. Both engines work with a six-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Kia Optima, Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. What’s New on the 2019 Mazda6? New standard active safety features include forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability. What Features in the 2019 Mazda6 Are Most Important? The newly standard active safety features join already standard blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, giving this sedan a wealth of safety technology. Other standard features include automatic LED headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, 17-inch alloy wheels, the Mazda Connect multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth streaming audio, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic air conditioning and push-button start. Available features include heated front seats, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, a power moonroof, a Bose premium stereo, a head-up display, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda6? In the mid-size sedan class, the Mazda6 stands out for its handling and available premium finishes. However, the base four-cylinder engine could use more low-end power, and efficiency-focused shoppers looking for a hybrid version will have to look at one of the Mazda6’s competitors. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  5. Notable Features in 2019 Redesigned for 2019 Sedan or hatchback Newly available AWD Standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder Standard 8.8-inch dashboard display Available manual transmission Price Range $21,000–$28,900 Consumer Rating (4.9)20 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 27-30 Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan The Good Handling Brakes Steering feedback Interior quality Driver-accessible storage Manual transmission still available The Bad Narrow driver’s seat Cramped backseat Multimedia system operation Expensive starting price Automatic braking not standard Gas mileage The verdict: Redesigned for 2019, the Mazda3 doubles down on its roots as a car for drivers, not passengers. Versus the competition: Drivability and quality shine in the fourth-generation Mazda3, but a cramped interior and fussy controls might push consumers to more practical — and often less expensive — alternatives. Available as a sedan or hatchback, the Mazda3 comes standard with a punchier four-cylinder engine than is the compact-class norm. The prior generation’s base engine has been dropped for the U.S. market, but all-wheel drive is newly optional. Stick-shift enthusiasts can still get a manual in the hatchback’s highest trim level; other trims have an automatic. We tested the automatic on a hatchback and later a sedan, both well-equipped examples with AWD. Compare both cars, or read our initial thoughts after driving the Mazda3 at a media preview. Styling and Visibility Mazda hinted at the Mazda3 hatchback with the beady-eyed Kai concept in late 2017, but the production car is no less dramatic. A heavily raked windshield sweeps nearly over the front seats, while enormous rear pillars envelop the back half. It’s as much pillar as you get in hatchbacks like the Hyundai Veloster or erstwhile Honda CR-Z, and it hurts visibility just as much. If the prior Mazda3 hatch suffered poor sight lines, its successor is even worse. Glance over your shoulder, and an enormous column separates the tapered rear-door window from the tiny rear window. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  6. Notable Features in 2019 Two-seat rear-wheel-drive roadster New 181-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine Six-speed manual or automatic transmission Low-speed automatic emergency braking available Power-folding retractable hardtop available (RF model) Price Range $32,345–$37,595 Consumer Rating (5.0)11 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 29 Body Styles Convertible The Good Styling Handling Easy top operation Drivetrain The Bad Steering feedback could be better Seats don't hold you in place Passenger's legroom What Is the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? Now in its fourth generation, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is powered by a 181-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a standard six-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic transmission. This rear-wheel-drive two-seater comes with a standard manual-folding soft-top; a nifty but pricey RF model has a power-folding retractable hardtop. The MX-5 is built on the same platform as the Fiat 124 Spider, and other rivals include the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. What's New on the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? Horsepower jumps to 181 from 155 hp thanks to several internal changes to the engine and revisions to the exhaust system. Torque is up by 3 pounds-feet to 151. A new backup camera is standard, along with a telescoping steering column. New options include a brown canvas soft-top, metallic black 17-inch wheels, traffic sign recognition and low-speed automatic emergency braking. What Features in the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Are Most Important? The MX-5 Miata's most important features are the kind you can't check off on a list of specs: seductive looks, brisk acceleration, crisp handling, a convertible top that's easy to fold and raise and the ability to make you smile just about every time you get behind the wheel. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? If you can afford nearly $27,000 for a highly impractical car, go for it. Your reward will be the enjoyment of driving it. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  7. Notable Features in 2019 Two-seat rear-wheel-drive roadster New 181-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine Six-speed manual or automatic transmission Low-speed automatic emergency braking available Power-folding retractable hardtop available (RF model) Price Range $25,730–$34,995 Consumer Rating (5.0)2 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 29 Body Styles Convertible The Good Styling Handling Easy top operation Drivetrain The Bad Steering feedback could be better Seats don't hold you in place Passenger's legroom What Is the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? Now in its fourth generation, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is powered by a 181-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a standard six-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic transmission. This rear-wheel-drive two-seater comes with a standard manual-folding soft-top; a nifty but pricey RF model has a power-folding retractable hardtop. The MX-5 is built on the same platform as the Fiat 124 Spider, and other rivals include the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. What's New on the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? Horsepower jumps to 181 from 155 hp thanks to several internal changes to the engine and revisions to the exhaust system. Torque is up by 3 pounds-feet to 151. A new backup camera is standard, along with a telescoping steering column. New options include a brown canvas soft-top, metallic black 17-inch wheels, traffic sign recognition and low-speed automatic emergency braking. What Features in the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Are Most Important? The MX-5 Miata's most important features are the kind you can't check off on a list of specs: seductive looks, brisk acceleration, crisp handling, a convertible top that's easy to fold and raise and the ability to make you smile just about every time you get behind the wheel. Should I Buy the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata? If you can afford nearly $27,000 for a highly impractical car, go for it. Your reward will be the enjoyment of driving it. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Mazda New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 36 months / 36,000 miles cars.com
  8. Mazda Motor Corporation (Japanese: マツダ株式会社 Hepburn: Matsuda Kabushiki-gaisha), commonly referred to as simply Mazda, is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. In 2015, Mazda produced 1.5 million vehicles for global sales, the majority of which (nearly 1 million) were produced in the company's Japanese plants, with the remainder coming from a variety of other plants worldwide. In 2015, Mazda was the fifteenth biggest automaker by production worldwide. Mazda tried using a number of different marques in the Japanese (and occasionally Australian) markets in the 1990s, including Autozam, Eunos, and ɛ̃fini. This effort was phased out before the decade was over. The motivation was brought on by market competition from other Japanese automakers efforts in offering vehicles at multiple Japanese dealership networks offered by Toyota, Nissan, and Honda. Mazda's implementation of brand diversification reflected a Japanese engineering philosophy, called Kansei engineering, which was used as an advertising slogan in North America. This selective marketing experiment was ended in the mid-1990s due to economic conditions, largely attributed to the collapse of the Japanese asset price bubble in 1991. This diversification stressed the product development groups at Mazda past its limits. Instead of having a half-dozen variations on any given platform, developers were asked to work on dozens of different models and consumers were confused as well by the explosion of similar new models. One of the oddest sub-marques was M2, used on three rare variants of the Eunos Roadster (the M2-1001, M2-1002 and M2-1028) and one of the Autozam AZ-1 (M2-1015). M2 even had its own avant-garde company headquarters, but was shut down after a very short period of operation. Today, the former marques no longer exist in Japan as sales channels. The Carol was sold at the Autozam store (which specialized in small cars), but it now sold with the Mazda marque, not as the Autozam Carol as it once was. In early 1992 Mazda planned to release a luxury marque, Amati, to challenge Acura, Infiniti, and Lexus in North America, which was to begin selling in late 1993. The initial Amati range would have included the Amati 500 (which became the Eunos 800 in Japan and Australia, Mazda Millenia in the U.S., and Mazda Xedos 9 in Europe), a rebadged version of the Mazda Cosmo and the Amati 1000 (a rear-wheel drive W12 successor to the Mazda Luce). The Amati marque was eventually scrapped before any cars hit the market. It is perhaps just a curiosity, but "Amati" happens to be an anagram of "Miata" In Europe, the Xedos name was also associated with the Mazda Xedos 6, the two models were in production from 1992 until 1997. The Xedos line was marketed under the Mazda marque, and used the Mazda badge from the corresponding years. wikipedia.org
  9. Price Range $33,545–$43,545 Consumer Rating (4.9)33 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 19 Body Styles Crew Cab Competes with: Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger, Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma Looks like: A long Jeep Wrangler with a truck bed Drivetrain: 285-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 or 260-horsepower, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6; six-speed manual transmission (3.6-liter only) or eight-speed automatic; part-time four-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Spring 2019 It’s back! The Jeep pickup truck, long rumored and the subject of much forum debate and excited anticipation, has fully broken cover at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Jeep hasn’t offered a pickup since the old XJ-based Comanche two-door was discontinued in 1992 and the Dodge Dakota was killed in 2011, but given the continued success of the Toyota Tacoma and the rebirth of interest in the Chevrolet Colorado since its redesign four years ago, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles decided the time was right to return to the market with its own mid-size pickup. The new 2020 Jeep Gladiator is a Jeep Wrangler JL-based truck, featuring all the capabilities of the SUV version, now in an even more versatile form. Exterior From the outside, it would appear that not much is different. It’s immediately recognizable as a Wrangler-based vehicle, with the front end and cabin basically identical to the four-door Wrangler JL. The Gladiator will only be available as a four-door crew-cab model, riding on an extended-length wheelbase but replacing the rear section with a 5-foot steel pickup bed. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Powertrain 60 months / 60,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  10. Notable Features in 2019 Four- or five-seat convertible SUV Standard four-wheel drive V-6 or available turbo four-cylinder engine Six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic Removable top, doors and windshield Two-door or four-door Unlimited model Price Range $31,545–$41,545 Consumer Rating (4.2)69 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 19 Body Styles SUV The Good Traditional Jeep styling Vastly improved user-friendliness Better on-road handling Choice of powertrains Easy to remove top, doors and windshield Power-sliding top available The Bad Expensive starting price Seating position too high Tops of gauges obscured by dash Poor fuel economy LED headlights not standard The Wrangler Unlimited is a four-door version of Jeep's iconic Wrangler SUV. The Unlimited name first appeared on a long-wheelbase version of the two-door 2004 Wrangler, but the four-door version didn't appear until the 2006 model year. With the same rugged, distinctively retro look and similar off-road capability, the five-seat Wrangler Unlimited offers a longer wheelbase for easier rear-seat access and more room once you’re back there. A 2018 redesign addressed many Wrangler drawbacks, improving on-road handling and ride comfort while bringing a quieter, more civilized interior and added technology features. Like its two-door sibling, the Wrangler Unlimited offers a removable roof, several trim levels and a long list of customization options and accessories. Even with its improvements for 2018, though, there are SUVs that offer more cargo room and better on-road manners, which many buyers might prefer for all-around use. The Wrangler Unlimited competes with the Toyota 4Runner. Designed to stay true to its roots while improving overall livability, the 2018 redesign of the Wrangler Unlimited brought new powertrains, a suspension tuned for improved on-road drivability and a revised interior with better materials and an available 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity. Engine choices included a new turbocharged four-cylinder or a carryover 3.6-liter V-6. An available turbo-diesel V-6 is scheduled to arrive for the 2019 model year. Transmission choices include a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Free Scheduled Maintenance 24 months / unlimited distance Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  11. Notable Features in 2018 Golden Eagle, Freedom and Altitude special editions 285-hp V-6 engine standard Manual or automatic transmission Four-wheel drive standard Price Range $21,741–$43,020 Consumer Rating (4.7)68 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 18 Body Styles SUV The Good Off-road capability Convertible versatility Cargo room Rugged styling The Bad Unrefined handling Highway noise Side airbags not standard What it is: With a redesigned Wrangler SUV waiting in the wings, the existing model has been dubbed Wrangler JK for 2018. This SUV emphasizes rock crawling over highway comfort, and it epitomizes Jeep’s heritage of hard-core trailblazing. Competitors include the Toyota 4Runner. New for 2018 Golden Eagle, Freedom and Altitude special editions with unique exterior and interior design cues are available. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  12. Notable Features in 2019 Four- or five-seat convertible SUV Standard four-wheel drive V-6 or available turbo four-cylinder engine Six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic Removable top, doors and windshield Two-door or four-door Unlimited model Price Range $28,045–$38,045 Consumer Rating (4.8)31 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 20 Body Styles SUV The Good Traditional Jeep styling Vastly improved user-friendliness Better on-road handling Choice of powertrains Easy to remove top, doors and windshield Power-sliding top available The Bad Expensive starting price Seating position too high Tops of gauges obscured by dash Poor fuel economy LED headlights not standard What Is the 2019 Jeep Wrangler? The Wrangler is Jeep’s wildly popular 4×4. It's available as a two-door or four-door SUV, the latter known as the Wrangler Unlimited. The two-door model has room for four people, and the four-door seats five. It's powered by a standard 285-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that teams with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available eight-speed automatic. There’s also an optional 270-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that pumps out 295 pounds-feet of torque; it pairs with the eight-speed automatic. Open-air freedom is easily accessible with the Wrangler thanks to its removable doors, fold-down windshield and removable tops. Four-wheel drive is standard, and the Rubicon trim level features upgraded mechanicals for serious off-roading. What’s New on the 2019 Jeep Wrangler? Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning are now included in the available Advanced Safety Group Package. What Features in the 2019 Jeep Wrangler Are Most Important? The four-door Wrangler Unlimited is a rugged people hauler that offers a power-sliding top. Looking for more insulation for colder months? A three-piece hardtop with a rear defroster and full-framed doors is available. Cloth seats are standard, but leather upholstery is optional. Heated front seats and a heated steering wheel are also optional. Moving up to the 7- or 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. With the four-door Wrangler Unlimited, both engines offer 3,500 pounds of maximum towing capacity, but that drops to 2,000 pounds in two-door models. Should I Buy the 2019 Jeep Wrangler? If you’re a first-time Wrangler buyer, note that the high starting price of around $30,000 doesn’t get you many creature comforts. You won’t have power windows, power locks or air conditioning; those features are optional. What you do get, however, is an iconic, durable and rugged 4×4 that’s fun to drive and capable off-road. Its recent redesign for the 2018 model year increased its overall refinement — especially on paved surfaces — without diluting the qualities that make the Wrangler what it is. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Free Scheduled Maintenance 24 months / unlimited distance Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  13. Notable Features in 2019 Updated front styling New turbo 1.3-liter four-cylinder available 2.4-liter four-cylinder standard Five-seat subcompact SUV Off-road Trailhawk trim Automatic emergency braking available Price Range $22,025–$27,895 Consumer Rating (4.4)23 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 24-27 Body Styles SUV The Good On-road poise and stability Suspension refinement Cabin quietness Trailhawk’s off-road capability Delightful design details The Bad Hard plastic upper door trim Automatic transmission slow to kick down Apple CarPlay, Android Auto not standard What Is the 2019 Jeep Renegade? The 2019 Jeep Renegade is a subcompact SUV that seats up to five people. It comes standard with a 180-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission. A 177-hp, turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder is also available. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered, and competitors include the Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona. What's New on the 2019 Jeep Renegade? A new turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine with engine stop-start technology is available. Styling updates to the front end include a revised grille surround, while the instrument cluster gets new graphics. A new LED Lighting Group includes LED headlights, daytime running lights, cornering lights and taillights. The Advanced Tech Group, meanwhile, adds adaptive cruise control, front parking sensors and a self-parking system. What Features in the 2019 Jeep Renegade Are Most Important? Available convenience features include cruise control, power side mirrors, air conditioning, a panoramic moonroof, rain-sensing windshield wipers, leather-trimmed seats, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, and navigation. In addition to the features mentioned above, the Advanced Tech Group also includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist and automatic high-beam headlights. Should I Buy the 2019 Jeep Renegade? The Renegade drives well and features a quiet cabin filled with interesting design details. In addition, the Trailhawk trim's off-road prowess is impressive. We've found the nine-speed automatic transmission to be a bit balky at times, so a test drive consisting of city, suburban and highway driving is highly recommended before purchasing. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  14. Notable Features in 2019 Five-seat mid-size SUV Eight-speed automatic transmission 3.6-liter V-6 or 5.7-liter V-8 (regular models) 6.4-liter or supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V-8 (performance models) 3.0-liter turbo-diesel available Rear-wheel drive or four 4x4 systems Price Range $32,195–$87,150 Consumer Rating (4.8)161 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 13-21 Body Styles SUV The Good Uconnect multimedia system Heavy-duty four-wheel drive available Trim level variety Ride quality Intuitive control layout Performance bargain (SRT and Trackhawk) The Bad Handling Pricey for features offered Interior feels cheap in places Gas mileage and higher-octane preference (V-8) Small backseat Smaller cargo area Forward visibility, particularly for taller drivers What Is the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee? From luxury and comfort to off-road conquering and on-track adrenaline rushes, Jeep’s Grand Cherokee is a versatile 4×4 SUV that caters to a wide variety of buyers. The rear- or four-wheel-drive Grand Cherokee seats five and is powered by a standard 295-horsepower, gas 3.6-liter V-6. There’s also an optional 5.7-liter V-8 that makes 360 hp as well as a turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6. Those not afraid of mud and rock crawling should consider the Trailhawk, the top off-roader in the lineup. Two high-performance models, the 475-hp SRT and 707-hp Trackhawk, bring higher levels of handling, acceleration and on-road fun. All trim levels come with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Toyota 4Runner, Ford Edge and Hyundai Santa Fe. What’s New on the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee? Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert is now standard. The Limited trim level now gets the Uconnect 8.4 multimedia system with navigation, and a new Limited X trim level features special enhancements like a performance hood, 20-inch wheels, unique perforated seats and a nine-speaker stereo. What Features in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Are Most Important? Advanced safety features like forward collision warning with crash mitigation, lane departure warning, parking assist and adaptive cruise control are bundled in one package. Families can keep rear-seat passengers entertained with an optional dual-screen Blu-ray entertainment system. The optional Trailer Tow Group IV Package elevates the Grand Cherokee’s trailering capabilities while Jeep’s available Selec-Terrain traction-management system gives drivers the ability to tailor their Grand Cherokee to driving conditions. Should I Buy the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee? Jeep’s rugged Grand Cherokee has been an all-around favorite for years, appreciated for its off- and on-road capability, attractive styling, quality cabin materials and general usability. When properly equipped, it's a great pick for towing a camper or boat, lugging around four of your friends or venturing off-pavement. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
  15. Notable Features in 2019 Five-seat compact SUV 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen now standard 180-hp four-cylinder standard Manual or automatic transmission Front- or four-wheel drive Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity standard Trail-rated Trailhawk version available Price Range $22,095–$29,945 Consumer Rating (3.9)108 reviews MPG (Miles per gallon) 25-26 Body Styles SUV The Good Looks like a baby Grand Cherokee Interior quality Roomy cabin Trailhawk trim highly capable off-road Selectable drive modes for off-road terrain Manual transmission available with all-wheel drive The Bad Slow, slow, slow Numb, uninspiring steering feel Nine-speed automatic transmission slow to respond Moonroof diminishes backseat headroom What Is the 2019 Jeep Compass? The Jeep Compass compact SUV was redesigned for the 2017 model year. It seats five and is powered by a 180-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that teams with a standard six-speed manual or a six- or nine-speed automatic transmission. Front- and four-wheel-drive versions are offered, and those craving off-road capability should check out the Trailhawk trim level. The Compass competes with the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 and other small SUVs. What’s New on the 2019 Jeep Compass? The Compass gets a standard 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, and the Advanced Safety Group Package adds adaptive cruise control. A Trailhawk-inspired Upland Edition is available for the Sport trim, and a High Altitude Package is available for Limited models. What Features in the 2019 Jeep Compass Are Most Important? Advanced safety features like forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane-keeping assist are bundled together in an option package. Leather upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel and a larger 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system are also available. Trailhawk models feature a lifted suspension, off-road tires, skid plates, tow hooks, hill descent control and Jeep’s Active Drive Low four-wheel-drive system with a low range. Should I Buy the 2019 Jeep Compass? This Compass improves on its predecessor in many ways, particularly regarding interior quality, and the Trailhawk trim delivers impressive off-road performance. However, acceleration is slow, and the available nine-speed automatic transmission's responses are lazy. Warranty New car and certified pre-owned programs by Jeep New Car Program Benefits Bumper-to-Bumper 36 months / 36,000 miles Roadside Assistance 60 months / 60,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits Maximum Age/Mileage 5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles Basic Warranty Terms 3 months/3,000 miles Powertrain 7 years/100,000 miles Dealer Certification Required 125-point inspection Roadside Assistance Yes cars.com
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