The most newest model from Jeep Company named 2017 Jeep Cherokee will hit the market modified, with great improvements and upgrades, especially in safety segment. This model is perfect for those people who love commanding and huge family SUVs. We can notice very good off-road potential and that is very good news. Over the years, the Cherokee model was a well-selling SUV and the same case we can anticipate with the new vehicle. Also, the new 2017 Jeep Cherokee has better fuel consumption, attractive appearance, and most likely enhanced transmission system. In the next review, we take a first look at its engine, interior, exterior and price and release date.
2017 Jeep Cherokee – Improved Design:
The exterior design of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee is very elegant and very attractive. This model will hit the dealerships with large front bumper fitted with fog lights and air intakes in order to improve road vision and overall performance. The front grille of the next model is a bit thinner than in the existing model. The headlights, taillights, and the fog lights are powered by the next generation of LED technology. At the sides, we can see very large 19-inches alloy wheels fitted with high-quality tires for better grip on off-road terrains. Also, the complete chassis is made using the lightweight materials in order to improve fuel efficiency and engine performance.
The interior of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee will also get a major overhaul to improve the existing features and also to introduce some new technologically oriented features. Large touchscreen display positioned on the dash is fitted with the next generation of Jeep infotainment system. Other interior features include front and back door pockets, front seatback storage, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, transmission, audio controls on steering wheel, cruise control, external temperature display, and many others. Also, the new 2017 Jeep Cherokee is a very safety model and we can anticipate many safety features including traction and stability control, tire pressure monitoring, emergency braking preparation, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, and many others. For better entertainment, there is going to be 6 total speakers, Memory card slot, AM/FM stereo, a lot of connectivity systems and many others. All seats inside are very comfortable and covered with the high-quality leather.
2017 Jeep Cherokee – Engine and Performance:
The base engine of this model is 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 184 hp at 6,250 rpm and 171 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm. However, we can also expect an engine with more power and the word is about 3.2-liter V6 that is capable of generating 271 hp at 6,500 rpm and 239 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm. Both engines are mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission system. The power is routed to the front wheels and that is standard drive type. The optional drive type is 4WD. According to EPA, the fuel consumption with the first engine is rated at 22/31 mpg (FWD) while with the second engine that rate is 21/29 mpg (FWD) – City/Highway.
2017 Jeep Cherokee – Release Date and MSRP:
The release date of the newest model will be by the end of this year, while the starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price will be around $24.000.