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2018-01-17 09:59

NEWEST JEEP UNVEILED IN DETROIT: The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is unveiled during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Image: AP/ Carlos Osorio

Detroit - The new 2019 Jeep Cherokee made its debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show boasting a new, authentic and premium design, along with the addition of an all-new, advanced 2.0-litre direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine that enhances performance and fuel efficiency according to the automaker.

The Cherokee's evolution offers more interior comfort and convenience, delivering everyday practicality with improved ride and handling characteristics, independent front- and rear-suspension systems with world-class body torsional stiffness, a choice of three different engine offerings mated to an enhanced nine-speed transmission and more than 80 safety and security features.

The new 2019 Jeep Cherokee will be introduced in Europe in the second half of 2018.


The 2019 Jeep Cherokee features an extensive new exterior design that highlights a completely fresh appearance and includes a major restyling of a number of signature components  such as the front fascia, bonnet, LED headlamps, daylight running lights and fog lamps. The updated interior of the new 2019 Jeep Cherokee receives a fresh and elegant touch with new Satin Chrome and Piano Black high-gloss accents while remaining a practical and comfortable environment.

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Fourth-generation Uconnect systems

The new 2019 Jeep Cherokee receives the latest Uconnect systems, delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features and including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the choice of  17cm - or 21cm touchscreens with pinch-and-zoom capability.

Advanced powertrains

One of the most technologically advanced engines in the automotive industry, the all-new 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with engine stop-start (ESS) joins the 3.2-litre Pentastar V-6 and 2.4-litre PZEV Multiair2 Tigershark I-4 available in the Cherokee line-up - all engine options can be mated to the nine-speed automatic transmission.

4x4 capability

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee highlights a choice of three innovative 4x4 systems - Jeep Active Drive I, Jeep Active Drive II and Jeep Active Drive Lock - that have been enhanced for unmatched 4x4 capability for all weather conditions. Jeep Cherokee maintains  its place as the benchmark mid-size SUV with rear-axle disconnect technology that results in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn't needed, while improving fuel efficiency.

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