New 2017 Jeep Cherokee at Dulles Motorcars of Leesburg for Leesburg, VA
If you are looking for you next crossover SUV then you have come to the right place! The 2017 Jeep Cherokee has delivered, yet again, an excellent product for the new model year. The Jeep brand basically speaks for itself at this point with its strong national reputation and following. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee will impress all drivers with its new and updated features. If you are interested in the 2017 Jeep Cherokee please read on or you can come visit us today!
Under the Cherokee's Hood
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is newest five-passenger crossover SUV for the new model year. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is offered with various trim levels which includes the Sport, the Latitude, the Trailhawk, the Limited, and the Overland. The standard engine for the 2017 Jeep Cherokee is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that is able to produce up to 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. An optional engine includes the 3.2-liter V6 that is able to produce up to 271 horsepower and 239 lb.-ft of torque and a nine-speed automatic transmission is the standard transmission with both engines. There is a choice of either a front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive with the exception of the Trailhawk model that is only equipped with 4WD. The light-duty Active Drive I 4WD system requires no input from the driver and is equipped with a Selec-Terrain dial that features different terrain modes. Standard for the Trailhawk and the Overland would be the rugged Active Drive system that features low-range gearing and a locking rear differential and features an exclusive Rock mode on the Selec-Terrain dial. The standard Ram 1500 is able to reach a fuel economy of up to 25 miles per gallon combined and there is also an available towing package that delivers a towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds.
Design of Jeep Cherokee
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is equipped with many standard features on its base trim. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee Sport features 17-inch steel wheels, LED running lights and taillights, remote keyless entry, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, height-adjustable front seats, sliding and reclining rear seats with 60/40-split folding seatbacks, Bluetooth, a USB charge-only port, and a six-speaker audio system with a 5-inch touchscreen interface with an auxiliary audio input and an SD card reader. There is an undeniable quality look and feel to the interior of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee and there is also an available Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen. This touchscreen system features easy-to-navigate menus, large virtual buttons, and an accompanying knob to assist in navigating through long lists. Another option includes the power driver seat that is equipped with ample adjustability, while the standard manual front seats still impress with height adjustments for both the driver and passenger. The backseat not only reclines, but also provides fore-and-aft adjustment and a high-mounted bench. Overall there is about 24.6 cubic feet of space behind the second-row and that increases to 54.9 cubic feat when the rear seatbacks are folded down.
There are many standard and available safety features for the 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Standard safety features includes antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front- and rear-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, and front knee airbags. While there is an optional rearview camera for the Sport trim there also an optional package that can be coupled with the Trailhawk, Limited, and the Overland. This available package adds adaptive cruise control, a forward collision warning and mitigation system with automatic brake intervention in a potential collision situation, a lane departure warning system, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.