2017 Jeep Compass is the Activity Vehicle of Texas and the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is the Premium Utility Vehicle of Texas!

The Texas Auto Writers Association gave out their awards at their annual Texas Auto Roundup and one of the biggest winners by brand was Jeep.  The brand took home some of the highest honors of the evening including the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass which is already making a name for itself with auto critics.

“The Jeep brand vehicles also impressed our judges.  The 2017 Jeep Compass led the diverse Activity Vehicle category, offering excellent versatility, capability and Jeep’s go-anywhere styling…” said Nic Phillips, President of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

The 2017 Jeep Compass won the Activity Vehicle of Texas and the other major winner from Jeep was the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.  It was voted the Premium Utility Vehicle winner.

Phillips continued, “…the Grand Cherokee SRT continues to demonstrate the incredible package of handling, power and segment value, worthy of our Performance Utility Vehicle award.”

The awards for the Jeep brand added with the major wins that the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid won meant that FCA US had the most awards of any other car maker at the annual competition.

If you’re looking to find out more about the current line-up of Jeeps, click the link and see the selection on Bayside Chrysler Jeep Dodge.  Be sure to like the dealership on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel, to stay up to date on auto news and our special monthly offers.

“SUV of the Year” Awarded to 2014 Jeep Cherokee

2014 Jeep Cherokee LatitudeThe award-winning 2014 Jeep Cherokee has taken home yet another award, the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association’s “SUV of the Year.”

The “SUV of the Year” award was announced at the Denver International Auto Show, which officially opened to the public on Wednesday April 9 and will be running through Sunday, April 13. Voting members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press association vote on the award, a group which is made up of automotive journalists, communication representatives, and other professionals in the motor industry.

Andre Smirnov, President of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press, complimented the 2014 Jeep Cherokee and its ability to stand up to the area’s tough terrain, stating, “The Rocky Mountain region challenges any vehicle to the maximum with high altitude and constantly changing weather conditions. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is equipped to handle this tough environment, which also offering comfort, utility, and efficiency. RMAP is pleased to recognize the Jeep Cherokee as the 2014 Rocky Mountain ‘SUV of the Year.’”

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee has already won multiple awards including “Compact SUV of Texas” by the Texas Auto Writers Association and the IIHS Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Looking at sales from March, car buyers are also loving the Cherokee, considering it was one of the brand’s top-selling vehicles.

For more information on the Jeep Cherokee and other Jeep vehicles, contact us at Bayside Chrysler Jeep Dodge.  Check out our new and used line-up on our website as well.  Be sure to like us on Facebook and to follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on vehicle news and special monthly offers.