Press Kit: 2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep® Cherokee Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. June 28, 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-liter 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-liter 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 and 295 lb.-ft. of torque):
    • Fuel economy improvement (versus V-6 engine)
    • Improvement in 0-60 mile per hour (mph) acceleration
  • An all-new front design, including front fascia, hood, premium LED headlamps, daylight running lamps and 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 handsfree 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 four cubic feet
  • Retuned suspension packages for improved ride comfort
  • Jeep Active Drive I features an all-new design that reduces weight by 17 pounds and enhances the efficiency of the next-generation rear drive module (RDM). Also, reduces low-speed system drag torque by 50 percent, which improves fuel savings
  • 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-liter I-4 Turbo, 2.4-liter I-4 or 3.2-liter V-6 engines – three available four-wheel-drive systems that raise the standard for midsize SUVs with Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with up to five customized modes (Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock), and best-in-class V-6 towing capability: 4,500 pounds, up to a 56:1 crawl ratio for low-range traction
  • Fuel economy:
    • Over 30 mpg highway on new 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged engine; up to 30 mpg on standard 2.4-liter I-4 engine; optional 3.2-liter V-6 engine with stop-start technology, which delivers best-in-class V-6 fuel economy (29 mpg highway); standard nine-speed automatic transmission; and industry-first rear-axle disconnect resulting in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn’t needed and improved fuel efficiency
  • More than 80 available advanced safety and security features

Model Lineup
For 2019, the Jeep Cherokee lineup consists of five models:
  • Latitude (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Latitude Plus (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Limited (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Overland (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Trailhawk

Packages:
  • Altitude Black-Out Appearance Package available on Latitude Plus models
  • High Altitude Black-Out Appearance Package available on Limited models

Available Exterior Colors:
  • Blue Shade
  • Sting-Grey
  • Velvet Red
  • Firecracker Red
  • Olive Green
  • Hydro Blue
  • Light Brownstone
  • Granite Crystal
  • Billet Silver
  • Diamond Black Crystal
  • Pearl White
  • Bright White 

Available Interior Colors:
  • Black
  • Black / Light Frost                                           
  • Black / Ski Grey                                                                
  • Black / Dark Sienna 

More Information 
Please visit the Jeep Cherokee newsroom for the latest product information, photography, videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents. 
 

Jeep Brand
Built on more than 75 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.

The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left- and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.

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