If you look for a high-quality midsize SUV, one of your top choices should be 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Jeep Cherokee is going better each year and there is couple of improvements in many aspects of the car. Just like before, the car comes more luxurious and rugged. With legendary 4×4 capability this Jeep defines the strength of SUV. This new model will try to maintain its popularity among people. It gives an amazing appeal with a jaw-dropping quality. Most consumers have gained satisfaction from the previous model. They have a huge expectation for this new model. Plenty of features of the previous model remain in this car. Main competitors to the new Jeep Cherokee 2017 will be Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Tucson.
2017 Jeep Cherokee facelift
The exterior part of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee is the most important one. This car still uses nuances of the 2016 model. There are five trim levels available: Sport, Latitude, Limited, Overland and Trailhawk. There are also three Special edition models: 75th Anniversary Edition, Altitude and High Altitude. The most recognizable external alteration will be its HID headlights that are standard for all models except Sport model. It makes the car one of the best vehicles in the marketplace. The owners of 2016 Cherokee will love the new concept of this car. There are ten exterior colors available with new Cherokee: Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Diamond Black, Firecracker Red, Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat, Hydro Blue, Light Brownstone Pearlcoat, Recon Green Clearcoat and Rhino Clearcoat.
New Jeep Cherokee 2017 interior redesign
You will feel a comfort inside the new Jeep Cherokee 2017. This midsize SUV combines comfort with amazing equipment. Even base Sport model comes equipped with plenty of features such as telescoping-and-tilt steering wheel with mounted speed control, foldable rear seats, Bluetooth connectivity, USB charge port 6-speaker audio system with 5” touchscreen display with SD card reader and aux input. With higher trim levels, future owners can expect LED interior lighting, upgraded cloth or leather upholstery, heated front seats and steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, powered front seats, etc. Overleand trim level is the top-range choice and it includes rear parking sensors, power liftgate, steering wheel with wood inserts, ventilated front seats, Uconnect infotainment system with 8.4” information touchscreen display with integrated satellite radio, navigation system and 9-speaker audio system. The car also includes a spacious luggage for storing items.
2017 Jeep Cherokee refresh engine
There’s no disappointment in the terms of engine. This new 2017 Jeep Cherokee uses same engine lineup as 2016-year model. That means that base powerplant is 2.4-liter Tigershark inline-4 with 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. Optional engine is 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 with ESS (Engine Stop-Start) function. This engine delivers 271 horses and 239 lb-ft of torque.
2.4-liter Tigershark I-4
3.2-liter Pentastar V-6
184 HP @ 6,400 rpm
271 HP @ 6,500 rpm
171 lb-ft @ 4,600 rpm
239 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
There won’t any changes in the terms of a mechanical sector. The car comes equipped with 9-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard for all models while 4WD is optional (standard only with Trailhawk trim) and it comes in three different choices: Active Drive I, Active Drive II and Active Drive Lock. 4×4 models also comes with Selec-Terrain traction control system with five modes: Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock. Towing capacity of the new Cherokee with V6 engine and Trailer Tow Package is max. 4,500 pounds.
2017 Jeep Cherokee release date and price
Most people have been anticipated about the release date of the new Jeep Cherokee 2017. It’s likely that this midsize SUV will be on the marketplace in fall 2016. Price of this car will be in range of the previous year model. That means that the 2017 Jeep Cherokee price starts from $24,390 for base Sport model and goes up to $35,690 for top Overland trim level. It can be even more depending on chosen trim level and available equipment.