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What's New for '10: Sure-footed Seven-Passenger 2010 Jeep® Commander

August 31, 2009 Offering three rows of seats to carry up to seven passengers, the 2010 Jeep Commander features the legendary 5.7-Liter HEMI® engine, which is standard on Limited models and optional on Sport models.

What's New for '09: 2009 Jeep® Commander Powers Up with All-new 5.7-Liter HEMI® Engine and Added Interior Features

August 31, 2008 The first Jeep® vehicle with three rows of seats to carry seven passengers now features an available 5.7-Liter HEMI® engine capable of 357 horsepower (266 kW) and 389 lb.-ft. (527 N•m) of torque. 2009 Jeep Commander customers now can visit more places and enjoy their “go-anywhere, do-anything” lifestyles with a HEMI under the hood, and they’ll enjoy better fuel economy, too.

What's New for '08: 2008 Jeep® Commander Adds All-New 4.7-Liter V-8 Engine

August 31, 2007 The Jeep® Commander is the first Jeep vehicle with three rows of seats allowing for more passengers – seven total – to visit more places and enjoy its go-anywhere, do-anything capability.

What's New for '07: Jeep® Commander Expands Vehicle Lineup for 2007 With Overland Edition

August 31, 2006 The Jeep®Commander is the first Jeep vehicle with three rows of seats; now, more passengers — seven total — can visit more places to enjoy its go-anywhere, do-anything capability.

The 2006 Jeep® Commander Earns Top Government Safety Rating From NHTSA

March 29, 2006 The 2006 Jeep® Commander has received the government's highest rating for frontal-impact crash protection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Commander's five-star rating for frontal crash protection makes it the 11th new product from Chrysler Group to achieve the top safety rating in the governmental frontal crash tests.

AAA and Parents Magazine Names Dodge Charger, Chrysler Town & Country and Jeep® Commander to "Best Cars for Families" List

March 13, 2006 Three Chrysler Group vehicles have made AAA and Parents magazine's list of "Best Cars for Families" for 2006. The Dodge Charger, Chrysler Town & Country and Jeep® Commander were chosen based upon their safety, performance and value to consumers.

Special Edition Models of the 2006 Jeep® Commander, Grand Cherokee, Liberty and Wrangler Mark 65 Years of Jeep Heritage and Capability

February 8, 2006 The Jeep® brand is celebrating 65 years of go anywhere/do anything capability with special edition models of the 2006 Jeep Commander, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty and Jeep Wrangler, all equipped with popular and unique features.

Academy Award® Nominated Actor Terrence Howard and Ralph Gilles, Lead Designer of the Chrysler 300, Will Customize a 2006 Jeep® Commander as Part of 37th Annual NAACP Image Awards

January 31, 2006 Academy Award® nominated actor Terrence Howard collaborates with Chrysler Group designer Ralph Gilles in a "My Custom Style" DaimlerChrysler vehicle project pairing the two creative talents.

Americans Need to Brush Up on Presidential History, According to a Jeep®/Goodmind Study

January 29, 2006

President’s Day, celebrated on Feb. 20, honors those who have served in the most powerful position in the world.  However, nearly 90 percent of Americans can’t name the four famous presidential faces carved into the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, according to a Jeep®/Goodmind study.

HEMI®: Winning Hearts and Winning Awards Year After Year

December 8, 2005 The 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 once again earned its place in Ward's 10 Best Engines. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the HEMI has taken this honor — every year since the reintroduction of the engine in 2003.

Nearly 90 Percent of Americans Fail to Name Presidents on Mount Rushmore National Memorial, According to a Jeep®/Goodmind Study

November 6, 2005 Research released today reveals 87 percent of Americans are unable to accurately name all four U.S. presidents featured on Mount Rushmore National Memorial, according to a study conducted by Goodmind, a New York based research firm, on behalf of the Jeep® brand.  In celebration of the launch of the all-new 2006 Jeep Commander and the 65th anniversary of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, an icon of American history and the commanders in chief, the Jeep brand developed the “Jeep Commander in History” contest, an educational program to encourage America’s youth to take an earnest interest in our nation’s deep history and the legacy of our founding fathers.

Jeep® Brand Launches "The Mudds" Interactive Marketing campaign for the all-new 2006 Jeep Commander

October 17, 2005

  • Family of five --- covered in mud --- highlight  "Jeep Lifestyle"  and 4x4 Trail Rated capability of the seven-passenger 2006 Jeep Commander
  • Virtual Geo-caching Adventures, powered by Google Maps, give consumers a chance to win 2006 Jeep Commander and other prizes

Jeep® and Operation Gratitude Dive into Partnership at 1,200 feet

September 20, 2005 To help kick-off the holiday donation drive for Operation Gratitude, an all-new 2006 Jeep® Commander dove 1,200 feet from a Sikorsky helicopter accompanied by seven skydivers.

The 2006 Jeep® Commander is All-New and Timeless

August 31, 2005 For nearly 65 years the Jeep® brand has created sport-utility vehicles that combine the fresh with the familiar, bringing together what is new in Jeep design and engineering with what is well-known about legendary Jeep capability. Taking that proud tradition to another level in the 2006 model year is the first-ever Jeep Commander

Jeep® Announces Pricing for 2006 Jeep Commander

August 18, 2005

  • The most capable seven-passenger vehicle expands Jeep lineup and offers consumers more flexibility, more safety - and now, more value
  • Highest level of safety and security technology and features ever offered on a Chrysler Group vehicle
  • Classic Jeep styling combined with legendary Jeep off-and on-road technology; best-in-class off-road performance and best-in-class horsepower (Yes, it's got a HEMI®!)

"Oh, Say Can You See …" 140 Jeep® Vehicles in Giant American Flag Formation to Raise Awareness of National Anthem Project

August 10, 2005

  • Red, white, blue and silver Jeep vehicles create largest American flag of its kind
  • The Oak Ridge Boys, musical ambassadors for the National Anthem Project, sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" with hundreds of Jeep owners
  • Flag celebrates Jeep brand's sponsorship of multi-year initiative to re-teach Americans the words to the National Anthem

Jeep® Commander Product Heritage

August 7, 2005 Design cues were used from classic Jeep vehicles such as the Willys Station Wagons (1946 to 1962), the Jeep Wagoneer (1963 to 1991), and especially the Jeep Cherokee (1984 to 2001).

With Classic Jeep® Design, the 2006 Jeep® Commander Goes On- and Off-Road with More Size, More Seating, Safety and Security

August 7, 2005 The introduction of Commander at the New York International Auto Show in March 2005 marked the formal addition of one more Jeep® model to the already strong lineup of Grand Cherokee, Liberty and Wrangler, and signals the start of a Jeep product offensive scheduled for the next two years.

The Jeep® Commander Is a Modern Interpretation of Heritage Jeep Design

August 7, 2005 One look at the new 2006 Jeep® Commander’s upright posture and classic lines and you know that its design theme is nothing but pure Jeep.

Safety and Security Are Paramount on the 2006 Jeep® Commander

August 7, 2005 Chrysler Group is offering Jeep® Commander customers peace of mind through more standard safety equipment and the application of a broad range of engineering technologies.

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