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New 2010 Grand Cherokee a crossover??

I found this interesting:
http://www.allpar.com/news/index.php...llnews&id=1559
The Grand Cherokee as we know it may be no more.
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Sounds as if they will just scale back production of the GC. This new crossover will probably be something akin to the Pacifica.


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looks like the commander and GC are the last of the real V8 jeeps that will be built
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It's a shame, but it's the trend these days.

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We'll see. I somehow doubt that Jeep would want to do THAT much damage to their name.


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so i bet the commander is axed. or else it might be kept as a real SUV with a real engine and suspension for off roading.
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here the quote of the day from the article

"The segment the Grand Cherokee competes in has seen some of the most decline (because of the) high gas prices," said Global Insight analyst Rebecca Lindland. "This new product will allow the consumer to keep all attributes of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. They won't be able to navigate the Rubicon trail but they will get to the grocery store on less fuel."
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It would be great if they did keep the Commander as the off road vehicle, and did that crossover crap to the GC.

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