Founded in 1941, this American all-terrain expertise were known for producing military vehicles. With its unique way of transforming the 4X4 beasts, this brand has gained a huge success since eras and still the legacy continues. Presenting the world with its off-road rides, the Jeep started producing Cherokee since 1974, now almost a half century is about to be over, and the brand has not depressed its customers and is out with the face-lifted version of the Cherokee. This mid-sized crossover was introduced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show and since then it has created a huge uproar in the automobile market and it still is doing wonders, after all its a Jeep.
With bold and masculine traits, the all new Cherokee is available here in four trim levels- Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The 2.4-litre Multiair II Tigershark engine roofed under the dynamic hood of the Cherokee churns out a maximum power of 272 hp at 6500 rpm. Besides this the 4X4 capability of the vehicle is availed with a peak torque of 315 Nm at 4300 rpm. Innovative Jeep active drive system allows it to hit 100 kmph in just 10.4 seconds, at the same time the propulsion only comes to an end at 196 kmph. The new power-train substantially increases the efficiency and enables it to deliver a decent mileage of 12.04 kmpl.
Bestowed with world class craftsmanship and some enhanced aerodynamic traits, the new Cherokee comes with a class leading body style. Uniquely designed radiator vents and air inlets swallows ample air to enhance the performance of the vehicle. Sleek design of the head lamps with integrated LED lights offers ample illumination even in the deepest darkened areas. Broad wheel arches and mineral gray roof rails adds to the masculine persona of the vehicle. Rear mounted spoilers and chrome embossed exhaust tail tips gives the Cherokee an athletic trait. Dynamic body silhouette of the Cherokee accommodates a precise dimension range of 4623-4626mm X 1859-1904mm X 1669-1697mm (L X W X H). In order to encounter rugged terrain the Cherokee comes with 17-inch and 18-inch alloy sizes.
Tough body of the car accommodates a superior interior, with fluidic design inside, the Cherokee lets you to experience a high quality comfort all in the cabin. Leather tailored seats and steering wheel lats you to gain an enhanced driving pleasure. Start-stop system of the car allows you to easily operate the engine turn off and on. 8.4-inch touch screen navigation of the car allows you to bypass heavy traffic. Steering mounted controls allows you to operate various systems without letting your hands off the steering wheel. Apart from these the Cherokee also avails you with some decent storage space to settle your useful amenities. Innovative terrain selector enhances the driving pleasures by just terning on the knob according to the surface gradient. Capacious boot space of 591-litres allows you to settle load of luggages during travel.
Ventilated disc at the front and solid disc at the rear allows you to have an efficient braking dynamics. Combination of McPherson suspension at the front and 4-link suspension at the rear allows you to have stable and comfortable ride even at rugged road gradients. Blind spot monitoring system alerts you if there is any vehicle near the blind spot area, thus preventing the risk of crash. Rear view backup camera displays the rear side in order to park the vehicle in tight areas. Forward collision warning alerts the drive via. an audible beep if there is any obstacle in the direction of propulsion.
With all-terrain expertise, this vehicle is truly a strong contender to be the segment leader. Though having a macho trait from outside, but the interior of the Cherokee will keep you cocooned in any harsh conditions.