Saturday, March 31, 2007

KN Performance Intake Kit for 3.7L V6 Jeep Commander

Finally, K&N has come up with a performance intake kit for the 3.7L V6 Jeep Commander. K&N had been offering kits for the 5.7L Hemi and 4.7L V8 for a while. The part number is 63-1545. K&N claims a horsepower gain of 7.35 HP @ 5132 RPM when using this kit.

Jeep Commander To Come With Satellite TV

DaimlerChrysler is teaming up with Sirrius to bring three TV channels: Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network to the 2008 Jeep Commander and several other vehicles in its lineup. That should keep the little guys at bay during long trips. [ Read more ]

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Friday, March 23, 2007

2007 Jeep Commander Rocky Mountain Special Edition

The Rocky Mountain is a special edition Jeep Commander that will be built from March 1 to May 31, 2007. It will be available in both 4x2 and 4x4 versions. It will come standard with the 3.7L V6 engine and an optional 4.7L V8 (the Hemi will not be offered). Other standard features are:

  • Rocky Mountain badge, rear mounted
  • Boston Acoustics(R) six-speaker AM/FM/six-disc CD/MP3 player
  • Door entry guards
  • Power sunroof with dual Command-View skylights
  • Embroidered Jeep(R) logo on front seatback
  • Fog lamps
  • Side air bags
  • SIRIUS(R) Satellite Radio
  • P245/65R17 BSW All Terrain Tires
  • Tow hooks
  • 17-inch Wrench cast-aluminum wheels with gray accents
Options are:
  • Engine, 4.7L V8 Flex Fuel, 235hp, 295 ft.-lb. torque
  • Exterior color - Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Exterior color - Jeep Green Metallic Clear Coat
  • Popular Equipment Group: Heated Front Seats, Power Adjustable Pedals, Remote Start System and Adjustable Roof Rail Crossbars
  • QuadraTrac II(R) 4x4 Group: 3.55 Axle Ratio, Quadra-Trac(R) II Full-Time Active 4WD System, Skid Plate Group and Trail Rated Badge
  • QuadraDrive II(R) 4x4 Group: Electronic Limited-Slip Differential Front Axle, Electronic Limited-Slip Differential Rear Axle, Quadra-Drive(R) 4WD System and Skid Plate Group
  • Engine Block heater
  • Premium Front & Rear Floor Mats with Logo
  • P245/65R17 OWL All Terrain Tires
  • Rear Air Conditioning with Heater
  • Trailer Tow Group - Class II
  • Trailer Tow Group - Class IV
In the picture you can see the new Red Rock Crystal Pearl color. For more information go to

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Jeep Commander Art Prints

Jeep and Artehouse, one of the largest publishers of vintage posters and prints, have set up a website where you can purchase high quality prints of the Jeep Commander (and other Jeep vehicles and concepts). Prices start at $17.99 for a 9" x 12" print. You can also find posters, murals, note cards and magnets.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Jeep Commander March Incentives

Jeep is advertising a $3000 cash back allowance for buyers of the Jeep Commander. If you want to lease, the allowance is $3000 plus $1000 more if you are returning from a lease another Chrysler vehicle. With dealer inventory of Jeep Commanders now topping the 197 days mark, you may get an even better deal from the dealers themselves.

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Jeep Commander Drifting in the Snow

I found this video of a Jeep Commander doing some fancy maneuvers on icy snow. The driver's got a pretty good grip on the car, although those lightposts are a little too close for comfort, if you ask me. Have fun...

07 Commander on Vimeo

Jeep Commander Sales Down in February

Chrysler US unit sales for February 2007 were down 8% vs. last year. The Jeep brand was down 5% mainly due to sharp drops in the Jeep Liberty (-41%), Jeep Grand Cherokee (-22%) and the Jeep Commander (-24%). Meanwhile, the Jeep Wrangler continued to post impressive gains (63%) and the Jeep Compass posted its second best month since its introduction in June 2006, selling 4,071 units.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Jeep Commander Brushed Aluminum Dash Kits

Here's an interesting alternative to wood dash kits. This brushed Aluminum dash kit for the 2006-2007 Jeep Commander is being offered for sale at ebay by Dash Outlet. This 20 pc. set is laser cut and backed with 3M back tape for installation.