2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Review

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel belongs to the fifth generation of this legendary SUV models. This generation of models, Jeep made a serious shift in the design and performance of Cherokee SUV. In fact, this is the first model developed by FCA Group. Consequently, the vehicle has received, much needed, European dose of charm. 2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel offers two extraordinary MultiJet diesel engines, which replaced the incumbent inefficient and uneconomic units. These are engines with 2.0 and 2.2 liters.

Jeep Cherokee is considered one of the pioneers SUV segment, which is present for over 30 years on the market. In the US market, this model is sold under the name Jeep Liberty. Until the arrival of the new generation, this model was set up on the platform of the Dodge Nitro SUV models. The fifth generation has brought a new platform, taken over from the Alfa Romeo Giulietta model. The new platform and a new diesel generators brought real refreshment and economy and emissions are at a higher level.

2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Design and Features

Compared to the previous generation, the new model has lost some of its “harshness”. However, there is still a recognizable face of this SUV. On the front side of the vehicle is unavoidable mask with seven vertical slits, like, thin slits for LED daytime running lights. Looking at the car from the side and back, 2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel, is not much different from competing models of other manufacturers. Many are of the opinion that the next redesign could include elements seen in Renegade models. However, this model is most responsible for the return of Jeep brand among greats.

2017 Jeep Cherokee redesign

The interior is commendable. There is felt strong influence of American style. The dose of luxury and prestige chamber quality leather and the beautifully shaped seat, engraved with “Jeep” logo. Quality materials center console, floor coverings and quality finishing, reinforcing the impression of prestige. Practicality of the vehicle completes the touch screen display of 8.4 “with direct commands. Through it can be adjusted the air conditioning and audio system sound volume. Seats are extremely comfortable, with strong lateral support and height adjustment. The organization of the inner space is at a high level, with a large number of boxes and dividers.

2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel is not intended for comfortable transport five passengers. Although configured as a five-seater, the middle seat, on the rear seat does not provide comfort. However, the leg room for passengers is enough. This is to be expected, given the length of vehicle 4.63 m and the wheelbase of 2.7 m. Luggage compartment volume is not too large. By folding the split rear seat, received the maximum 1,200 liters.

2017 Jeep Cherokee Diesel Specs and Price

We have already mentioned that they have to offer two exceptional MultiJet diesel unit. 2.0-liter MultiJet engine develops 140 horsepower. The new 2.2-liter MultiJet engine is offered in two versions, with 185 and 200 horsepower. Both versions have identical torque of 440 Nm. This engine replaces the previous version 2.0-liter MultiJet engine with 170 horsepower. The engine is combined with a 9-speed automatic transmission and 2WD or 4WD, with Start/Stop system.

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