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Jeep continues Grand Wagoneer, Wagoneer teasers; see them all here

Jeep continues to tease the forthcoming revival of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer.

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The Jeep Wagoneer is on its way. The company, a division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, continues to roll out photos and videos showcasing the model's badging, rotary dial, and more. Scroll down to see a collection of all the teaser photos and videos so far.

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2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 10

What it Means:A new teaser from Jeep simply states, "Grand" and the definition "magnificent or striking in appearance, size, or style". While AutomotiveMap is pretty sure that the teaser is for the return of the Wagoneer.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 14

What it Means: This picture marks the first time the public has gotten a glimpse at Wagoneer branding and badging. Truck companies are on a “made in America” kick lately with Ford putting the American flag on its new F-150 and Ram creating Built to Serve military-themed trucks. From 1963 to 1991, the Grand Wagoneer was mostly unchanged making it the third longest-produced single generation car in U.S. automotive history.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 14

What it Means: Here, Jeep is showing off the ignition button of the forthcoming Wagoneer. It appears as if the button on the bottom of the push-button start is for turning on/off the vehicle's engine start/stop functionality. The button is surrounded by a piano black bezel and sits inside a dashboard/center console that is complete with stitched leather upholstery and wood accents.

First Appeared: August 16

What it Means: Remember how great the Grand Wagoneer was? You don’t take a trip down memory lane with this video. Jeep is a brand steeped in history and the Grand Wagoneer is a big part of that. The model traces its roots back to 1946 when the Willy Jeep Station Wagon came on the scene. It was in 1963 that the Grand Wagoneer was brought to fruition, serving as a replacement for the wagon.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 21

What it Means: The Wagoneer has teeth? Though it’s likely that the model will have Jeep’s signature seven-slot grille, the version of it shown in this teaser is unique for a few reasons. First is the width of the slots and their composition - it’s similar to the Compass, but with vertical slats. There is a vertical stitched design element in the grille. Are those LEDs? Only time will tell.

Here we also see more of the Wagoneer badging, located at the lip of the hood, set in a dip in the hood. On many Jeep models, this is where “Jeep” badging resides, but there, it’s traditionally in upper- and lowercase script. Here it’s in all caps.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 21

What it Means: This high-end rotary dial shows off the supposed luxury-level interior that Jeep will have in the Wagoneer. This is very similar to the shifter shown in the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq. Here, the question is whether this is a shifter or a drive/terrain mode selector. Traditionally Jeeps have a more traditional stick shifter while leaving the dial for drive mode. FCA is a fan of rotary shifters, as seen in the Ram 1500 and Chrysler products. But, the Ram 1500 TRX has a stalk shifter so the tide may be in the favor of a drive mode selector here.

First Appeared: August 24

What it Means: This video shows off the shape of the Wagoneer and gives a hit about what to expect from its interior. It's clear that Jeep is expecting to have the model ascend into premium luxury territory.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 28

What it Means: This photo confirms what we all now. The Wagoneer is a three-row SUV. If you look closely, it appears that the photo shows seating for seven - two up front, two in the middle, and a bench across where a the third row would be. There's also a large glass roof and two-tone paint scheme with a black roof and A-pillar. The model is rather blunt at the back and truck-like at the front.

2021 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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First Appeared: August 28

What it Means: It's safe to say that the Easter egg shown in this photo gives a pretty good representation of the body style of the Wagoneer. There's also chrome/silver vents and natural wood shown, giving the interior a luxury level feel.

Stay tuned! We'll add more teaser photos as they are shown

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Family-friendly three-row SUVs

Three of our favorite three-row SUVs for 2022

The Grand Cherokee L is available with two different powertrain choices.

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There are more three-row SUVs on sale than ever before, so it can be tough to make a choice between them. You need to balance space, performance, safety, and tech to make your decision, and doing your homework is important. To help you get started down the right path, we've selected three of our favorite three-row family haulers. These are SUVs that bring the latest features and excellent design features to help keep you and your family rolling. Let's get started.

2023 Toyota SequoiaThe Sequoia is all-new for the 2023 model year, and finally stands on level ground with its rivals.Toyota

Toyota Sequoia

Toyota gave the Sequoia a much-needed overhaul for the 2023 model year that brought it up to speed with its competitors. The thirsty V8 and outdated styling are gone, and in their place, Toyota installed a twin-turbo V6 with a hybrid system that produces 437 horsepower and 583 pound-feet of torque. A ten-speed automatic transmission and either rear- or four-wheel drive are available.

The Sequoia’s update brought a new infotainment system with a much more intuitive, fluid interface. It runs on a standard 8-inch or an optional 14-inch touchscreen. Toyota’s new software offers voice controls, standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and much more.

Inside, the Sequioa’s interior feels much more upscale and modern than before, and there’s plenty of room for the entire family and all their gear across its three spacious rows. Starting with the Limited trim, Toyota gives luxurious standard features, including heated and ventilated front seats, a larger touchscreen, a hands-free liftgate, and a heated steering wheel.

2023 Kia TellurideKia updated the ultra-popular Telluride for 2023 with refreshed styling and features.Kia

Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride is easily one of the best family vehicles from the last ten years, and it offers great value on top of its functional characteristics. Kia updated the SUV for 2022 with a new 10.25-inch infotainment system and a highway driving assistance system.

The Telluride comes with a 3.8-liter V6 that produces 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. It’s paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and either front- or all-wheel drive. The SUV’s engine may not be the most powerful or thrilling, but it gets the job done and offers refined, smooth operation.

Kia equips the base Telluride with seating for eight, but the optional second-row captain’s chairs reduce capacity to seven. Interior fit and finish, materials, and styling are all far more upscale than the Telluride’s price tag would suggest, making the SUV an excellent family companion for longer road trips.

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee LThe Grand Cherokee got a third row for the first time with the new L.Jeep

Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Jeep completely overhauled the Grand Cherokee for 2021 and added a new three-row “L” model shortly after. The new Grand Cherokee L features boxy, muscular styling that works with its stretched profile. Even with a new shape, the SUV is immediately recognizable as a Grand Cherokee.

Jeep offers two engines in the 2022 Grand Cherokee L. The base mill is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 293 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. A 5.7-liter Hemi V8 is available that produces 357 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. Both come with an eight-speed automatic transmission and the V8 comes standard with four-wheel drive.

The L is more premium inside than most likely expect from a Jeep, but at the top end of the model line it’s deep into luxury territory, both on price and design. The Jeep is just shy of its competitors on interior space, but there’s still plenty of room for up to seven people. Top trims get luxury finishes like leather and woodgrain, and available tech like a rear-seat entertainment system helps keep everyone happy for the long haul.

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The IIHS may increase the speeds it uses to test advanced driver aids.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently announced that it is considering changing the speeds it uses to test vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention systems. The agency currently tests the systems at 12 and 25 mph, but says that the speeds don't accurately represent the types of crashes the safety tech is meant to prevent.

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Automatic emergency braking (AEB) is designed to notify of a possible collision and help respond with automatic application of braking. Just like a human using the brake pedal, it can stop the car, but higher speeds make it difficult to stop in time. The new tests would be conducted at 35 to 45 mph, which is the range where a large number of rear-end crashes occur. As Automotive News noted, an IIHS study showed 43 percent of rear-end crashes occur at speeds of 45 mph or less, so it's important to have a test that shows how well the tech performs at those levels.

A whopping 85 percent of 2022 vehicles earned a "Superior" rating in the current testing regime, so the IIHS will remove it from 2023 testing and Top Safety Pick award evaluations. Their view is that, since the majority of vehicles meet the criteria, it's no longer an accurate way of evaluating performance. In its place, the agency introduced a night test for automatic emergency braking systems that will begin next year.

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