Canada Press Kit: 2019 Jeep Lineup

FCA Canada: 2019 Jeep Cherokee Fact Sheet

Windsor, Ontario August 22, 2018 The new 2019 Jeep® Cherokee – the most capable midsize sport-utility vehicle (SUV) – boasts a new, authentic and more premium design, along with the addition of a new, advanced 2.0-litre inline four-cylinder engine that enhances performance and fuel efficiency.
 
Jeep Cherokee’s evolution offers more interior comfort and convenience, delivering everyday practicality with outstanding ride-and-handling characteristics, independent front- and rear-suspension systems with world-class body torsional stiffness, and a choice of three different engine offerings mated to an enhanced, high-efficient nine-speed automatic transmission.
 
New for 2019: 
  • The 2019 Jeep Cherokee receives an all-new 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder (I-4) engine – one of the most technologically advanced engines in the automotive industry, which optimizes premium performance and fuel economy with greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction enabler (270 horsepower (hp) and 295 lb-ft of torque)
    • Fuel economy improvement (versus V-6 engine)
    • Improvement in 0-96 kilometres per hour (km/h) (0-60 mile per hour (mph)) acceleration
  • An all-new front design, including front fascia, hood, premium LED headlamps, daylight running lamps and available fog lamps
    • New front lightweight aluminum hood evolves the Cherokee’s unique waterfall grille design to more closely align with the latest Jeep brand styling
    • New front bi-LED projector headlamps incorporate signature Cherokee daytime running light feature now as a singular component
  • New rear features include lightweight composite and available hands-free power liftgate, and integrates license plate with more prevalent position
  • Interior receives new available High Gloss Piano Black, complemented by premium Satin Chrome tracer accents around the radio, air vents and gear shifter bezels, creating a tailored and harmonious look
  • Increase in rear cargo storage space of up to 84 litres (3 cubic feet)
  • Retuned suspension packages for improved ride comfort
  • Jeep Active Drive I features an all-new design that reduces weight by 7.7 kilograms (kg) (17 lb) and enhances the efficiency of the next-generation rear drive module (RDM). Also, reduces low-speed system drag torque by 50 per cent, which improves fuel savings
  • The 2019 Jeep Cherokee receives the latest Uconnect systems that include easy-to-use features, enhanced processing power, faster start-up times and touchscreens, which display high-resolution graphics, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto software
  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland models receive an all-new premium 19-inch polished aluminum wheel
 
Highlights:
  • Best-in-class capability:
    • Choice of 2.0-litre I-4 Turbo, 2.4-litre I-4 or 3.2-litre V-6 engines – three available four-wheel-drive systems that raise the standard for mid-size SUVs with Jeep Selec-Terrain traction management system with up to five customized modes (Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock), and best-in-class V-6 towing capability: 2,041 kg (4,500 lb), up to a  48:1 crawl ratio for low-range traction
  • Fuel economy:
    • Up to 7.6 L/100 km highway on new 2.0-litre I-4 turbocharged engine; up to 7.6 L/100 km highway on standard 2.4-litre I-4 engine; optional 3.2-litre V-6 engine with stop-start technology, with fuel economy as efficient as 8.2 L/100 km highway; standard nine-speed automatic transmission; and available rear-axle disconnect resulting in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn’t needed and improved fuel efficiency
  • More than 80 standard and available advanced safety and security features
 
Model Lineup
For 2019, the Jeep Cherokee lineup consists of five models:
  • Sport  (4x2 and 4x4)
  • North (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Limited (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Overland (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Trailhawk

Packages:
  • Altitude Package available on North models
  • High Altitude Package available on Limited models
 
Available Exterior Colours:
  • Velvet Red
  • Firecracker Red
  • Olive Green
  • Hydro Blue
  • Light Brownstone
  • Granite Crystal
  • Billet Silver
  • Diamond Black Crystal
  • Pearl White
  • Bright White
 
Available Interior Colours:
  • Black
  • Light Frost
  • Ski Grey                                                                
  • Dark Sienna
 
More Information
Please visit the FCA Canada Jeep newsroom for the latest Jeep Cherokee product information, photography and videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents
 

About FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 93rd anniversary in 2018. FCA Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as well as the SRT performance designation. The company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.