The official Jeep Web site (www.Jeep.com) has some information on the Jeep Wrangler, Willys Edition - although it's not where we expected to find it. It is located in the "Jeep Life" area of the site - not under the "Wrangler" category. Oh well - either way, it's there. Thanks to all the readers who sent us in this direct link to the page.
Also - another reader gave us a heads up to these pictures posted by The Windsor Jeep Club. Check them out!
Jeep September Sales
Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 147,114 units in September 2003, a 15-percent decline when compared with September 2002 on a day-rate selling basis.
Dodge Ram continued its position as sales volume leader for the Chrysler Group with 31,669 units. Through the end of the third quarter of 2003, Ram posted sales of 334,149 units, achieving the best-ever January-September sales total in Ram's history. Jeep(R) Grand Cherokee posted strong sales with 16,410 units, a 9-percent increase compared with September 2002, when 14,412 units were sold.
DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru September 2003
Month Sales DR % Sales CYTD DR %
Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change
Wrangler 4,770 6,448 -29% 51,678 50,932 1%
Liberty 10,253 15,783 -38% 118,549 124,522 -5%
Grand Cherokee 16,410 14,412 9% 144,750 161,175 -10%
JEEP BRAND 31,433 36,643 -18% 314,977 336,629 -6%
The month-over-month Grand Cherokee sales where the only bright spot for the Jeep line, as all other comparisons showed declines.