Canada Press Kit: 2021 Jeep Lineup

FCA Canada: 2021 Jeep Cherokee Fact Sheet

Windsor, Ontario September 1, 2020 - The 2021 Jeep® Cherokee – the most capable midsize sport-utility vehicle (SUV) – boasts a refined, authentic and premium design, along with an advanced 2.0-litre inline four-cylinder (I-4) turbocharged engine that enhances performance and fuel efficiency.
 
Jeep Cherokee offers spacious 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 2021:
  • New standard equipment on all Cherokee models: Heated front seats, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 7-inch or 8.4-inch touchscreen radio, automatic headlamps and rain-sensing wipers
  • New Altitude model with ‘black-out’ appearance and upgraded interior, including Nappa leather-trimmed seats with Tungsten accent stitching, Uconnect 4 multimedia centre with 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation, power driver and passenger seat, 7-inch colour in-cluster display and dual zone automatic temperature control
  • Standard features now available across the lineup:
    • Sport – Heated front seats, compact spare (4x4), automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, Uconnect 4 multimedia centre with 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
    • North – Heated front seats, premium wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start and windshield wiper deicer
    • Altitude (new model) – 18-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels, Gloss Black roof rails and grille, black exterior badging, Nappa leather seats, power front seats with power lumbar adjuster, heated front seats, premium wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start, windshield wiper deicer and Uconnect 4 multimedia centre with 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation
    • Trailhawk – Heated front seats, premium wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start, windshield wiper deicer, Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection and ParkSense rear park assist
    • Limited – Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection and ParkSense rear park assist
  • New Comfort & Safety Group (North and Altitude) includes security alarm, power liftgate, auto-dimming rearview mirror, powered multifunction foldaway mirrors, dual-zone automatic temperature control, universal garage door opener, 115-volt power outlet, Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection and Park Sense rear park assist
  • New Sun & Sound Group (North, Altitude, Trailhawk and Limited) includes dual-pane panoramic power sunroof and Alpine Premium Sound System
  • 80th Anniversary Edition (based on North 4x4) includes dual-pane panoramic sunroof, 18- or 19-inch wheels with Granite Crystal finish, power front seats with lumbar, dual-zone automatic temperature control, Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen radio, 7-inch full-colour thin-film transistor (TFT) display, Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection, Park Sense rear park assist, premium leather seats with Light Tungsten accent stitching, Anodized Gun Metal interior accents, black headliner, berber floor mats and commemorative exterior badging
 
Highlights:
  • Best-in-class capability:
    • Choice of 2.0-litre I-4 turbocharged, 2.4-litre I-4 or 3.2-liter V-6 engines, also with two 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: 2,041 kilograms (4,500 pounds) and up to a 51:1 crawl ratio for low-range traction
  • Fuel economy:
    • As efficient as 7.6 L/100 km (37 mpg) highway with the standard 2.4-litre I-4 engine (4x2); optional 3.2-litre Pentastar V-6 engine (4x4) with engine stop-start (ESS) technology delivers best-in-class V-6 fuel economy (8.6 L/100 km (33 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
  • 2.0-litre I-4 turbocharged engine, one of the most technologically advanced engines in the automotive industry, optimizes premium performance and fuel economy as efficient as 8.0 L/100 km (35 mpg), 270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Refined front design, including front fascia, hood, premium LED headlamps, daytime running lamps and fog lamps
  • Front lightweight aluminum hood evolves the Cherokee’s unique waterfall grille design to more closely align with the latest Jeep brand styling
  • Front bi-LED projector headlamps incorporate signature Cherokee daytime running lamps feature as a singular component
  • Rear features include lightweight composite and hands-free power liftgate
  • Increase in rear cargo storage space of 133 L (4 cu. ft.) and retuned suspension packages for improved ride comfort
  • Latest Uconnect systems include easy-to-use features, enhanced processing power, faster start-up times, dynamic touchscreens, high-resolution graphics, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and Jeep Skill for Amazon Alexa
  • More than 80 available advanced safety and security features
 
Model Lineup
For 2021, the Jeep Cherokee lineup consists of five models:
  • Sport 4x2/4x4
  • North 4x4
  • Altitude 4x4 (new model)
  • Trailhawk 4x4
  • Limited 4x4
 
Available Exterior Colours:
  • Billet Silver
  • Bright White
  • Diamond Black Crystal
  • Granite Crystal
  • Hydro Blue
  • Light Brownstone
  • Olive Green
  • Sangria
  • Slate Blue
  • Spitfire Orange
  • Sting Grey
  • Velvet Red


FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 95th anniversary in 2020. FCA Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA, 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 that sell Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo products, as well as SRT performance products. 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, Chrysler Voyager and Chrysler Grand Caravan (Windsor) and 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.