As the Jeep brand celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, FCA US has unveiled special edition models of each vehicle in its lineup that feature green exteriors and bronze wheels. The vehicles will be available in dealer showrooms sometime in the first quarter.
"In honor of the brand’s 75th anniversary, we have created eye-catching, special-edition models of each vehicle in our lineup that celebrate the … history of the … Jeep brand," says Mike Manley, head of the Jeep brand at FCA Global.
Manley says all of the special-edition models will be available in green exterior paint, including Sarge Green, Recon Green, or Jungle Green, depending on the model. The vehicles are also offered in black, white, and silver, among other colors. He says the vehicles have bronze and orange exterior accents and seats embossed with a 75th anniversary logo.
Manley says the special edition 2016 Jeep Wranglers start at $34,575 and feature 17-inch bronze wheels, leather-trimmed heated seats, and a body-color grille. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at $36,775 and has 18- and 20-inch wheels, gloss black painted body accents, and blind-spot monitoring.
Manley says the special edition 2016 Jeep Renegade has new 18-inch wheels, an open-air roof system, and exterior details in low gloss bronze. The vehicle starts at $25,375. He says the 2016 Jeep Compass and the 2016 Jeep Patriot special editions have light bronze interior paint, remote start, and 2.4-liter engines. The 2016 Jeep Compass starts at $24,475, while the Patriot starts at $22,475.