The North American manufacturer of all-terrain vehicles Jeep, several times delaying the entry to the market for the next generation of the Cherokee crossover, sent the first batch of new products to its official dealers.
The delays in getting the SUV to the “shelves” were due to the need to change the settings of the Jeep Cherokee electronics, which controls the operation of the nine-speed automatic transmission and power plant, as well as debugging of factory equipment. In the United States, the Jeep Cherokee is available in four trim levels (Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk) and with two gasoline power plants with a volume of 2.4 and 3.2 liters, which develop 184 and 271 hp respectively. The basic modification of the machine with a drive to the front axle will cost the buyer $ 22,995.
The list of standard equipment includes a multimedia complex Uconnect with a 5-inch display and Bluetooth, an audio system with USB, SD, AUX connectors, an electronic instrument panel with a 3.5-inch TFT screen, fabric upholstery, folding in the proportions 60/40 back of the rear sofa , ten airbags, LED running and taillights, ABS, electronic stabilization, traction control, hill start assistance, electric power steering, electronic parking brake, cruise control, air conditioning, keyless entry system, sensor d pressure when the tires, 17-inch steel wheels with all-season tires, and more equipment.
The company is currently considering creating a sports modification of the Cherokee crossover. It is assumed that the car will receive a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with turbocharging technology and an automatic transmission that will transmit torque to all four wheels. Together with a powerful power unit, the novelty will acquire an aggressive aerodynamic body kit, a retuned suspension and a more effective brake system.