A Closer Look at the Jeep Cherokee



Information About the Jeep Cherokee


The Jeep Cherokee has been named as one of the most popular vehicles on Edmunds.com, and because of that the Jeep Cherokee is a vehicle seriously worth considering purchasing. Recently the vehicle's Summit model has received an available Summit California Edition appearance package that brings out the Cherokee's beauty. Continue reading to learn more about the fabulous Jeep Cherokee that has a very affordable manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP)!


Exterior & Interior Appearance of the Jeep Cherokee


Examples of models that the Jeep Cherokee is available in include Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. Getting the Jeep Cherokee will provide you with a Uconnect five-inch touchscreen media unit that includes USB, auxiliary, SD and Bluetooth inputs. Coming standard as well is a 3.5-inch full-color center display. Air conditioning comes with rear outlets to ensure that rear passengers are kept cool. Getting into the SUV is easy through remote keyless entry. Transporting cargo is easy with this SUV because of the Cherokee's standard hooks and storage tote.


Safety Features


The Jeep Cherokee really shines with its safety features. Getting the 2016 Jeep Cherokee will automatically provide a buyer with electric power steering, an electric parking brake, traction and stability controls and ten airbags. To be more specific about the airbags drivers can expect airbag units for the knees, side-curtain, rear seat and front seat. Anti-lock disc brakes are standard. A Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk can come to a complete stop from sixty miles per hour within 122 feet. This is considered to be an excellent stopping distance!


How the Jeep Cherokee is Powered


The 2016 Jeep Cherokee's base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. This engine produces 184 horsepower @ 6,250 rpm and 171 lb-ft of torque @ 4,800 rpm. When equipped with front-wheel drive it will give a driver up to 31 miles per gallon highway and 22 miles per gallon city. Four-wheel drive can get a driver up to 28 miles per gallon highway and 21 miles per gallon city with the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine.


If you do not have the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, then count on having a 3.2-liter V6 unit. This engine produces 271 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm and 239 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm. Getting this engine with front-wheel drive will provide up to 29 miles per gallon highway and 21 miles per gallon city. Four-wheel drive can get you up to 28 miles per gallon highway and 20 miles per gallon city. Three different four-wheel drive systems are available to get the Jeep Cherokee with. The Jeep Cherokee does offer its towing capability: it can tow up to 4,500 pounds worth of things behind it when properly equipped!


Now, the standard transmission is a nine-speed automatic. This is a unique transmission not available in that many vehicles. If this transmission is something you feel you are interested in having, then this vehicle may just be the one to purchase.


If you are interested in reading more about the most recent Jeep Cherokee take a look at our review on this excellent SUV that is available at our Long Island dealership in Greenvale!




FAQs on the Jeep Cherokee

How many airbags does the Jeep Cherokee come with?


It comes with ten airbags. They are there for people sitting both in the front and back of the SUV.


Is Uconnect standard in the Cherokee?


Yes, a Uconnect touchscreen is standard in the Cherokee. This would be a very useful feature to have!


Does the Jeep Cherokee offer four-wheel drive systems?


Yes, it offers some four-wheel drive systems. Buyers can choose from three different ones!




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