Nuts and Bolts: Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4×4

Bottom line: People shopping for a high-quality, neatly styled, compact four-wheel-drive vehicle with genuine off-road capability should consider the Trailhawk, with the V-6 gasoline engine. If fuel economy is a primary concern, take a look at the gasoline-four-cylinder Honda CR-V. Ride, acceleration and handling: This gets good marks in all three. Head-turning quotient: It’s controversial. The Trailhawk’s sleek, forward styling...

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Automaker Recalls 1.4 Million Cars

Three days after a report that hackers took control of a Jeep Cherokee and drove it into a ditch, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled 1.4 million vehicles for a software update. The automaker said the hack appeared to be an isolated incident that could not be easily repeated. The coding for the hack required extensive technical knowledge of the vehicle. The company said it already has made the security fix via its cellular network, so...

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