For many years, this popular crossover is present as one of the best offers on the market. It is one of the best-known nameplates of this car maker. During its long history we saw plenty of modifications. The latest one was in 2013, when current-generation model was introduced as 2014 year model. This model was very well accepted by the crowd and journalists and although it is still considered as very fresh model, it will undergo through mid-cycle refresh. This rumor was finally officially confirmed recently, and we are expecting to see it next year as 2017 Jeep Cherokee.
2017 Jeep Cherokee redesign
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee will come with many changes. In this mid-cycle refresh we will see plenty of modifications in all aspects of the car. It won’t feature just cosmetic improvements, but also plenty of mechanical modification, which will provide much better performances of this great crossover. While the base characteristics such as platform, dimensions etc. will remain unchanged, 2017 Jeep Cherokee will feature many visual improvements. The testing model has been spotted. It still wears almost a complete camouflage so we can expect changes in all areas of the vehicle. Most of the details are unknown but part that is visible through the camouflage is located at the front end. It is about headlights, which will remain pretty much unchanged. If we consider this fact, it is easy to conclude that 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee will come with many design tweaks, but none of the will be so big.
2017 Jeep Cherokee engine
We are expecting to see some novelties when it is about engines. Current model is available in two variants. The base engine is a 2.4 liter Tigershark I-4 with 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. Other engine is a 3.2 liter Pentastar V6 engine, which is good enough for 271 hp and 239 lb-ft of max torque. Both engines are paired with Chrysler’s new 9-speed transmission. It is also rumored that 2017 Jeep Cherokee will come with one additional unit. It will be a turbocharged version of 4-cylinder Tigershark engine, which will plenty of power, but also very good fuel economy.
2017 Jeep Cherokee release date and price
The arrival of 2017 Jeep Cherokee is scheduled for next year. To be more precise, it will come in the second quarter. Price is expected to remain unchanged, which means in a range between 24.000 and 32.000 dollars.