New 2017 Jeep Cherokee at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for La Grande, OR
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is one of the best small crossover SUVs on the market because drivers have come to love it for its upscale interior materials, striking exterior design and refined yet capable powertrain. The Cherokee is known for its excellent V6 engine, sophisticated suspension, intuitively operated Uconnect system, and optional Trailhawk trim that offers the ability to go off-road with ease. New features for 2017 include a variety of equipment updates, with a particularly great feature being the xenon headlights that are standard on almost every trim. Another exciting feature as that the luxurious Overland trim will now be available throughout the 2017 model year.
Under the Hood of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee
Jeep offers two dynamic engines with their 2017 Cherokee. The first engine, which is the base engine, is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 171 lb-ft of torque and 184 horsepower. The second engine available is a 3.2-liter V6 that boasts 239 lb-ft of torque and 271 horsepower. Mated to both of these engines is an efficient, dynamic, and engaging nine-speed automatic transmission that drivers will love to use. Front-wheel drive is standard and four-wheel drive is available. There are two optional four-wheel drives, as well as a Trailhawk-specific four-wheel drive system that has low-range gearing in addition to a locking rear differential. If you need plenty of towing power the properly equipped Cherokee can offer a towing maximum of up to 4,500 pounds.
Classic Jeep Design and Great Features
The Cherokee is a crossover SUV with seating for up to five passengers. This comfortable and beautifully designed Jeep has many of the brand's classic stylistic features, most notably the seven-slot grille. Each of the five trims, called the Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, Limited, and Overland will have a unique array of features, and Jeep has worked hard to ensure a great value at every price point. Some of the features found standard in the base Sport trim will include remote keyless entry, 17-inch steel wheels, LED running lights, and cruise control. This trim will also feature an excellent six-speaker audio system, a 5-inch Uconnect touchscreen interface, an SD card reader, and an auxiliary audio input. To make hauling cargo easy the Cherokee features sliding and reclining rear seats with 60/40-split folding seatbacks. The other trims will add a variety of thoughtfully crafted design features and additional technology.
Is Blind Spot Monitoring available?
Yes! The Cherokee is available with many different driver assistance features including Blind Spot Monitoring!
Is the 2017 Cherokee in stock yet?
We have many 2017 Jeep Cherokee models in stock right now! Give us a call to learn more or check out our New Inventory!
Are there any helpful available features for managing the Cherokee's cargo area?
Jeep offers an impressive range of cargo management systems so that you can keep your cargo in order and right where you need it. Some of the optional equipment for the cargo area includes a Storage Locker and Collapsible Cooler.
A Refined and Exciting Small SUV
The Jeep Cherokee is equipped stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, front seat side airbags, and rear seat side airbags. Most trims will feature a rearview camera, and the available 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen not only offers entertainment but it can also provide access to on-demand roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle assistance, and remote door unlocking. Some trims are available with unique and innovative driver assistance features, including adaptive cruise control and lane-departure warning system, as well as blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts. The Cherokee has been tested by both the government and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and in a variety of tests the Jeep has earned the highest rating possible. If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Cherokee and all of its exciting new features give us a call today at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!