New 2016 Jeep Cherokee at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Antioch, IL
Jeep vehicles have been made for over seven decades, and have experienced plenty of renovations throughout their lives to appeal to potential buyers' wants and needs. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee is a sport utility vehicle (SUV) that is very capable, and likely just the right size to offer plenty of room for occupants and their belongings. During 2014 more than two million great Cherokees were purchased in North America's dealerships. The Cherokee was named Four Wheeler Magazine's "2015 Four Wheeler of the Year." There are some new features for this year's model: Light Brownstone and Rhino Clear Coat colors, slightly-renovated front seating, a different instrument cluster and partially-changed steering column tilt. Drag and Drop, Do-Not Disturb and Siri Eyes Free are new technological features that are available with touchscreen-equipped Cherokees. The 2016 model is likely to appear at dealerships by 2015's third quarter. The Cherokee comes out of FCA's Toledo Assembly Plant, located in Ohio. 2016 models include Sport, the Trail-Rated Trailhawk, Latitude, and Limited. Continue reading to learn about how the fabulous 2016 Cherokee could be your new vehicle!
A Powerful SUV
The 2016 Cherokee is about what it does for the occupants it transports! The Jeep Cherokee has a nine-speed automatic transmission, making it the only type of SUV with that. This SUV offers up to 271 horsepower and 239 lb-ft of torque, and will haul up to 4,500 pounds worth of equipment or belongings behind it. You might be able to drive 500 miles on one tank full of fuel. The Cherokee may provide you with 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway. The gas tank holds up to 15.8 gallons of the stuff that will transport you to where you need to get to. If you do not have to have 4x4 capability, you may use rear-axle disconnect to cause little energy to escape from the vehicle for better fuel efficiency. The Jeep Cherokee presents prospective buyers with three different four-wheel drive (4WD) systems: Active Drive I that works with a power transfer unit (PTU), Active Drive II for excellent climbing ability, and Active Drive Lock for outstanding off-road ability. The SUV has great on-road capability, especially with its Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus that may allow you to travel straight on highways and similar roads without steering. A 3.2-liter V-6 engine is available with a stop-start feature for every Sport model. Another engine you may get is the 2.4-liter MultiAir2 Tigershark I-4 that provides up to 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. There is a Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with five configurations: Auto, Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud and Rock. The SUV provides low-range traction with its 56:1 crawl ratio.
The Cherokee's Exterior & Interior
This SUV has an 8.7-inch ground clearance and offers ten exterior colors. As indicated before, the 2016 Cherokee has Siri Eyes Free, a voice command feature that works with the Apple iPhone 4s or newer models, provides people with turn-by-turn directions, allows drivers to text and and call people, choose music to listen to and do other things on a phone while simultaneously keeping hands on the wheel and watching the road. Do-Not Disturb is available for drivers who would rather ignore their phone while driving, and want callers or texters to know that they're not presently available. The Do-Not Disturb feature may be used with Cherokee's Uconnect screen, and sends automatic replies to texters and calls to voicemail. As also indicated above, this SUV has a Drag and Drop Menu on the touchscreen, which allows people to personalize the SUV's touchscreen to have one-button access to things used most often, such as heated or cooled seating, Travel Link and Yelp.
Are there both front and rear beverage holders?
Yes, so people both in the front and back will be able to enjoy this convenience.
How many speakers are available?
You will have six standard speakers, and up to ten may be available for an extra fee on the Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk models.
The 2016 Cherokee has over seventy standard and passive safety features for occupants. Tire-pressure monitoring will inform you about low tire pressure, to hopefully cause you to fill up your tires to avoid a flat. You'll have ten airbags to assist in protecting every person in the vehicle if the vehicle gets in an accident. You may use the Cherokee's emergency braking assist if needed. Electronic stability control (ESC) can assist you in difficult driving situations. You will have electronic roll mitigation, too. You will have a ParkView backup camera to help you with leaving driveways or parking spaces. Blind-spot monitoring will search for "blind" spots, which you might not be able to see from the driver's seat. Rear door safety locks will prevent little children from escaping the moving vehicle. Front Collision Warning-Plus will inform you when certain accidents may be unavoidable. The Cherokee has been made with 65% high-strength steel for good protection in an accident. Come see the 2016 Cherokee! We are waiting for you at 105 Route 173 in Antioch.