New 2017 Jeep Cherokee at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Antioch, IL
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is a great option if you are searching for your next vehicle. The Jeep brand has been an American favorite for decades now and the new model year only supports that favoritism. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee now features many optional features that allow you to customize your Cherokee to exactly what you need. There are also off-roading features such as the Active Drive I 4WD system or the Active Drive II system that comes equipped with the Selec-Terrain dial which allows you to adjust your vehicle to the terrain you are looking to adventure on. Please read more to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Cherokee.
Under the Cherokee's Hood
For the 2017 Jeep Cherokee there is the standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. This standard engine is able to produce up to 184 horsepower and 171 lb.-ft of torque and there is also an optional engine. The optional engine is a 3.2-liter V6 that is able to produce up to 271 horsepower and 239 lb.-ft of torque and both engines are matched with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Jeep Cherokee can be equipped with either front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. For the Sport, Latitude, and the Limited, there is the standard light-duty Active Drive I 4WD system that requires no input from the driver and comes equipped with a Selec-Terrain dial that features different terrain modes. For the Trailhawk and the Overland, there is the standard Active Drive II system that allows for low-range gearing and a locking rear differential along with an additional Rock Mode on the Selec-Terrain dial. There is also an optional towing package that allows for a towing capacity of up to 4,500-pound towing capacity.
Design of Jeep Cherokee
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is extremely high-quality looking and that only gets intensified as you travel up the trims. The passenger quarters are quite generous and it is easy to get comfortable with the available power driver seat that offers an adjustable feature and even the manual front seats are equipped with standard height adjustments for both driver and passenger. There is also the multi-functional backseat that provides fore-and-aft adjustment and the high-mounted bench support that easily supports an adult's thighs. Also, there is an available 8.4-inch touchscreen that features easy-to-navigate menus, large virtual buttons, and an accompanying knob to make maneuvering through lists easy. The overall cargo capacity of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee measures out to 24.6 cubic feet of space behind its second row and when the rear seatbacks are folded that increases to 54.9 cubic feet.
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is equipped with many standard safety features. These standard safety features include the antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front- and rear-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, and front knee airbags. There is also an optional rearview touchscreen that comes with the Uconnect Access system which includes features such as automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking, and stolen vehicle assistance. When the 8.4-inch touchscreen is utilized, the Uconnect Access system also comes with it. The Tailhawk, Limited, and Overland models can be equipped with an optional package that comes with adaptive cruise control, a forward collision warning and mitigation system with automatic brake intervention, a lane departure warning system, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.