2019 vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee
2019 Jeep Cherokee 2018 Jeep Cherokee

  Engine

2.4L I4 2.4L I4

  Horsepower

180hp 184hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

22/31 * 21/30 *

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Serving Beckley, WV

The Jeep Cherokee is among the hottest small crossovers on the market. Drivers appreciate its family-friendly interior and impressive off-road capabilities. For 2019, Jeep has given this SUV some big-time updates. Let’s see how the 2019 Jeep Cherokee compares to the 2018 Jeep Cherokee.

Performance

Like the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee comes standard with a 2.4-liter, Tigershark engine. However, a few tweaks have improved fuel efficiency for 2019. You can also still upgrade to a more powerful V6 engine. What separates the 2019 Jeep Cherokee from last year’s model is a newly available turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It develops a muscular 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, which translates to an enjoyable drive. You’ll also find the turbocharged four-cylinder engine to be more efficient than the V6 engine.

Appearance

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee was already among the most eye-catching crossovers in the segment. However, Jeep has updated the 2019 model’s exterior styling. A new front fascia makes the 2019 Jeep Cherokee look more like the midsize Jeep Grand Cherokee. This is good news for the drivers who have been craving a more rugged look. New taillights also help modernize crossover’s rear fascia.

Features

Whether you choose the 2019 Jeep Cherokee or the 2018 Jeep Cherokee, you’ll be surrounded by several popular features. However, Jeep has made the new Cherokee more appealing by equipping it with a standard 7.0-inch Uconnect touchscreen. This upgraded infotainment system provides Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which ensures seamless smartphone integration. Drivers can also take advantage of the 2019 Cherokee’s available hands-free tailgate. Loading cargo will be especially easy. Advanced safety technologies, like automatic emergency braking and lane departure warning, remain on the SUV’s list of options.

To experience how the 2019 Jeep Cherokee compares to the 2018 Jeep Cherokee, stop by Sheets Chrysler Jeep Dodge for a test drive.

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