2014 Jeep Cherokee

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All-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee: No-compromise Mid-size SUV Sets a New Standard


NEW YORK--March 27, 2013: The all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee Jeep raises the bar with legendary benchmark capability, world-class on-road dynamics, fuel economy up to 31 mpg, revolutionary Jeep design with world-class craftsmanship inside and out, and an array of advanced safety and technology features.

The mid-sized Jeep Cherokee will come in Limited and Trailhawk editions both boasting new four-wheel drive systems that raise the standard in the segment.

Among the Cherokee's groundbreaking features:

  • Jeep Active Drive I with one-speed power transfer unit (PTU)
  • Jeep Active Drive II with two-speed PTU and low range
  • Jeep Active Drive Lock with two-speed PTU, low range and locking rear differential
  • New Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with up to five customized modes -- Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock
  • Best-in-class V-6 towing capability -- 4,500 pounds
  • Jeep Trail Rated capability
  • Up to a 56:1 crawl ratio, a 90-percent improvement versus the outgoing model
  • Vastly improved fuel economy -- up to 31 mpg
  • First SUV with nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Industry-first rear-axle disconnect resulting in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn't needed; improving fuel efficiency
  • 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir I-4 delivers a more than 45 percent fuel economy improvement versus outgoing model and nearly 500-mile range
  • First use of Chrysler Group's new 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine Superior on-road ride and handling
  • First Jeep vehicle to utilize Chrysler Group's Compact U.S. Wide (CUS-wide) platform
  • New independent front and rear suspension

"The all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee will be the benchmark for mid-size SUVs with a new level of on-road driving dynamics and fuel economy, while at the same time improving the 4x4 capability that customers expect from Jeep," said Mike Manley, President and CEO -- Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "Jeep Cherokee boasts a new design, a nine-speed automatic transmission and two advanced engines, class-leading capability from three innovative 4x4 systems, more than 70 safety features, and a host of new technology features."

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