Last Jeep Cherokee carrying a sign, if you count Liberty in international markets, has managed to survive three changes of ownership (AMC, Chrysler and Daimler) that is rightly called the “surviving dinosaur” when he was finally extinguished in 2001.
Introduced in 1984, with its boxy design and the reputation of invincibility, Cherokee is interchangeable in 2001 with a new and more modern vehicle with front-wheel drive and an optional 4×4 (Liberty), but it returns to the market just to replace the Liberty. At this year’s New York Auto Show, 2014 Jeep Cherokee was introduced in 2014, which is still a crossover instead of a traditional SUV, but with its special design will certainly attract attention wherever they appear.
2014 Jeep Cherokee redesign
Based on Fiat’s and Chrysler modulation Compact Wide Body platform with the Dodge Dart, 2014 Jeep Cherokee is a small crossover with the goal of successful sales not only in the USA but also in global markets. In size, this crossover should compete with the Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V, but the special design seems to be the main rival could be the Nissan Juke.
The customer can choose between three versions of the street with front-wheel drive or optional 4×4 and Sport, Latitude and Limited or Tailhawk with standard 4×4 and special equipment package for off-road driving. All models of 2014 Jeep Cherokee share design cues with a special mask and split headlights and rear LED lights, which appear to have been taken directly from the larger Grand Cherokeea.
2014 Jeep Cherokee engine
The customer can choose between two engines. The offer starts with the Chrysler 2.4L Tigershark I4 engine with 184 hp and 232 Nm of torque, and the only option is the 3.2L Pentastar V6 with 271 hp and 324 Nm of torque (this is a smaller version of the famous Chryslerovog 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine). All models will have a standard nine-speed automatic transmission that will transmit power to the front wheels or the optional 4×4. Matched with the I4 engine, 2014 Jeep Cherokee will provide power on the highway of 7.5 liters per 100 kilometers, which is an improvement of 45% compared to Liberty replacing. European buyers will be able to obtain a Cherokee and a pair of Fiat’s 2.0L diesel engine developing 140 hp and 170 hp.
As we mentioned, most of the attention attracted field Tailhawk version, which may not have off-road ability as the famous Wrangler, but it certainly will not be disappointed driver. In the end, we remember the interior of 2014 Jeep Cherokee, which is the biggest improvement on the Liberty, with quality materials and a wide selection of standard and optional equipment.
2014 Jeep Cherokee price
Although the initial cost is not yet known, it should be slightly larger than the Liberty, which cost $ 23.395.
While many still criticize the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has chosen for this vehicle, it may be best to quote Mark Allen, Chief Designer, who said “No regrets, our name is now using it on a vehicle, regardless of whether we like it or others no “.
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