In the midst of the automaker promoting the arrival of the 2016 Jeep Cherokee is dealership showrooms; the 2017 Jeep Cherokee has also been announced. The current adaptation of the Cherokee was first introduced to the automotive market in 2013, and from the launch it garnered a great number of negative comments. There was a large number of consumers, critics, experts, insiders and more that openly had a number of doubts that are directed towards the 2013 model. It was their collective prediction that variant would be followed failure. The vast majority of the criticism was specifically directed towards the Cherokee’s appearance. With that being said, Jeep embarked upon a quest to correct its aesthetic mistake and since the arrival of the 2015 model year variant, the complaints have ceased. The Cherokee once again reclaimed its crown as a top selling vehicle within its respective class and the harsh comments became a distant memory. As the, now, top selling sport utility vehicle within the market of the United States, there are high expectations surrounding its 2017 Jeep Cherokee.
2017 Jeep Cherokee: Engine Specs
Under the hood of 2017 Jeep Cherokee, European consumers will be given the option to choose a new diesel engine for power. As far as the American automotive buyer, the power train changes have yet to be officially announced. As far as the market in the United States is concerned, consumers will be offered a trio of gasoline powered engines, per unofficial reports. The power unit options are said to be as follows: a 24valve V-6 3.2 liter VVT engine with a start/stop system, a PZEV MultiAir 2.4 liter engine and a MultiAir 2.4 liter engine. All of the engines will find themselves intelligently mated with an automatic nine speed gearbox and automotive buyers will have the option to choose between all-wheel drive and front wheel drive.
According to a handful of reports, the upcoming offering of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee will be slightly trimmed down as compared to the current models. It will remain highly recognizable to its avid fan base, retaining its peculiar yet striking exterior design. Even with the cosmetic changes being made to the iconic and popular sport utility vehicle, according to industry insiders, it will also be afforded more modern and newer interior trim and systems. Just as with the current model variant of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, consumers will be able to choose from the following trim levels: Trailhawk (which is an all-wheel drive version), the Limited, the Altitude, the Latitude and the Sport.
Other than the mention of the interior being enhanced, the automaker has yet to unveil specified information. Consumers should expect an elevated level of comfort and functionality, but how it will be implemented is yet unknown.
2017 Jeep Cherokee: Release Date and Price
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is set to arrive within dealership showrooms towards the middle of next year. Given the fact that the middle of next year is quite a bit away, the automaker may very well decide to extend its drive train options for the new offering of the sport utility vehicle. Upon it arrival into dealerships, it has been highly speculated that the new sport utility vehicle will carry a base price within the neighborhood of $ 23 000 for front wheel drive and $ 25 000 for all-wheel drive.