About new models FCA group, the much discussed lately. First appeared information about the arrival of a new generation of several popular models. This was followed by the news of the postponement of promotion of these same models. One such model is the new 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Jeep has promoted improvements for the 2016 model, and now is officially announced that the 2017 Jeep Cherokee will arrive in mid-2016.
Current Cherokee was introduced 2013. At launch, there have been many negative comments. Many have doubted in this model. It was believed that it will be follow by the failure. Most criticism was directed at the appearance of the vehicle. However, practice has shown a completely different picture. The Jeep Cherokee has become hit of the Jeep brand. In a certain period, its sales surpassed sales of Grand Cherokee and Wrangler models. Since the beginning of 2015, until June, Cherokee is the top selling SUV in the US market.
2017 Jeep Cherokee Changes
While the Jeep is not present the 2017 Cherokee, customers will be available the 2016 model, which got some improvement. In the forefront outbreak the model with the new 2.2-liter Multijet II diesel engine. A version with this engine is intended for customers on the European continent. The new engine is available in versions with 185 and 200 horsepower. The engine offers better performance to vehicle, while fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are reduced.
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee will experience slightly trimming, which refers to the appearance of the vehicle. Nonetheless, the new Cherokee will remain recognizable and will retain its striking and peculiar design of the exterior. Apart from minor cosmetic changes, the vehicle will get a newer, more modern systems and interior trim.
2017 Jeep Cherokee Specs and Price
While for European customers available new diesel engine, a change in the range of engines for the US buyers are not announced. However, until mid-2016 has a lot of time, so we’ll have to be patient. It would not be a surprise that Jeep decide to extend the offer of drive units for the 2017 Jeep Cherokee SUV.
On the US market, customers are offered a model with three different gasoline engines. These are the 2.4-liter MultiAir I4, 2.4-liter I4 PZEV MultiAir and 3.2-liter V6 24-valve VVT engine start/stop system. All engines come with a 9-speed automatic transmission, while buyers can choose between FWD and AWD versions of the drive.
Like the current model, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee will be offered in Sport, Latitude, Altitude, Limited and Trailhawk (AWD only) versions. The price of the new model will not vary much from the price of the current model. Of course, the price of 2017 Jeep Cherokee SUV will be conditional on the equipment level. The prices of the current models can range from $ 23,000 to $ 30.800. The Cherokee Sport costs $ 23,000 FWD/$ 25,000 AWD, Latitude model costs $ 24.900 FWD/$ 26.900 AWD, $ 25.500 Altitude FWD/$ 27.500 AWD, $ 28.800 Limited FWD / $ 30.800, and Trailhawk AWD $ 30.300.