2017 Jeep Cherokee Lexington Park MD

2017 Jeep Cherokee

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New 2017 Jeep Cherokee at Fitzgerald Auto Mall for Lexington Park, MD

The 2017 jeep Cherokee is a rugged yet smooth crossover SUV with five trim levels as well as a 75th Anniversary Appearance Package. The trim levels are, Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, Limited, and Overland. Two special packages are also available in the Cherokee Altitude and Cherokee High Altitude. The Trailhawk model features increased off-road capabilities while the Overland is full of luxurious new features. The Overland will also have two new packages available later in the year that contain features like skid plates and a spare tire on the Heavy Duty Production Group Package or auxiliary oil cooler and HD engine cooling in the Trailer Tow Prep Pack.

Under the Cherokee's Hood

The Jeep Cherokee comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine which can generate 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. A 3.2-liter V6 is optional on many models which can produce 271 horsepower and 239 pound-feet. Most models have front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive options and the nine-speed automatic transmission comes standard. The Jeep Cherokee offers three different four-wheel-drive options. Light-duty Active Drive I four-wheel drive system is standard on the Sport, Lattitude, and limited models and features a Selec-Terrain dial. For a more assertive experience, the Active Drive II system comes with an additional terrain mode, low-range gearing and a locking rear differential. The Active Drive II comes standard on the Trailhawk and Overland models and is optional on other trim levels. Built with off-roading in mind, the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk comes standard with a variety of rugged features including off-road-oriented suspension tuning, 17-inch wheels with all-terrain tires and skid plates and hill ascent and decent control. The towing package option for V6 engines increases the towing capacity to best-in-class, 4,500 pounds. The Jeep Cherokee also offers improved fuel efficiency by reducing energy loss when four-wheel-drive capability is unnecessary with its rear-axel disconnect, an industry first.

Design of Jeep Cherokee

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee keeps a rugged appearance while maintaining a comfortable cabin with a variety of standard and optional interior features. Standard features at the sport level include a usb charge only port, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, and a 5-inch touchscreen. The spacious seating allows the passengers to travel in comfort while the driver enjoys an optional power-drive seat. A Uconnect 8.4-inch touch screen, which is optional at some trim levels and standard at others, puts all of the driver's settings at their fingertips. The Cherokee Overland comes standard with a host of luxurious features including navigation, Alpine premium audio, leather-wrapped instrument panel and a steering wheel with Zebrano high-gloss wood trim, among many others. Many of the features that are available standard on the Overland are available at other levels. There are many packages available to further customize the vehicle. The 75th Anniversary Appearance package is available in 2017 depending on trim. This includes a dual-pane sunroof, tangerine interior accents and bronze exterior trim.

How much can the Jeep Cherokee tow?

The Jeep Cherokee has a maximum towing strength of 4,500 pounds with optional V6 engine.

How many engine options are available on the Jeep Cherokee?

The Jeep Cherokee has two engine options a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine and a 3.2-liter V6.

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The Jeep Cherokee is equipped with an abundance of over 70 standard and optional safety features. Standard features including frontside, rear-seat, front knee, and side curtain airbags, traction control, and antilock disc brakes. Rearview camera is also standard on most models? There are also a variety of additional options available depending on trim level. Some higher trim levels also feature a technology package that includes upgraded exterior mirrors, emergency braking, lane departure warning, an automated parking system and rear parking sensors.

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