Latest Jeep Cherokee unveiled | New Release - Car News Jan 2018


11:19 Wednesday 17 Jan 2018

The latest Jeep Cherokee has debuted at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

The new design includes an the option of an all-new, advanced 2.0-litre direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine for increased performance and fuel efficiency.  It features independent front- and rear-suspension systems for increased body torsional stiffness, and a choice of three different engine options with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

The Cherokee’s external refresh includes a restyled front fascia, bonnet, LED headlamps, daylight running lamps and fog lamps.  Inside are new Satin Chrome and Piano Black high-gloss accents.  It also boasts the latest Uconnect systems, with communication, entertainment and navigation features and including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the choice of 7.0- or 8.4-inch touchscreens with pinch-and-zoom capability.

The all-new 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with Start&Stop joins the powertrain line up alongside the 3.2-litre Pentastar V-6 and 2.4-litre PZEV Multiair2 Tigershark I-4. 

Three 4x4 systems are available - Jeep Active Drive I, Jeep Active Drive II and Jeep Active Drive Lock - with rear-axle disconnect technology that results in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn’t needed.


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