2017 Jeep Cherokee Review

The Jeep Cherokee has always been a standout in the realm of sporty vehicles. While this vehicle excels in power and off-road performance, it also makes for a convenient and fun mode of transportation. If you’re in the market for a new midsize SUV, you may want to give the 2017 Jeep Cherokee your attention.2017 Jeep Cherokee Review

To help you decide if this is the right vehicle for your adventures throughout the Chicago, Skokie, and Forest Park areas, we’re giving you an inside look. In this review of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, we’ll focus on power and performance, media and connectivity, and safety features. This review will help you decide if this is the vehicle you need to get around.

2017 Jeep Cherokee: Power and Performance

The Jeep Cherokee gets its abilities from a 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 2 4-cylinder engine that’s paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission. This transmission features the auxiliary transmission oil cooler, which helps increase efficient performance during harsh winter conditions. This engine and transmission allows the Jeep Cherokee to easily hit 184 horsepower with 171 lb-ft of torque.

Media and Connectivity

When it comes to audio entertainment, the Jeep Cherokee is outfitted with a 6-speaker sound system. Using the 5-inch Uconnect® touchscreen display mounted in the dashboard, you can access the different media features like the radio or available CD player. This vehicle also features a remote SD card slot which allows you to transport your music library on SD cards. You even have the option of a 1-year trial subscription of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, which brings more than 150 different listening stations to your entertainment suite.

What might be the most convenient feature included with the Jeep Cherokee is the Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®. This system brings a whole new layer of convenience to hands-free communication. You can easily select a contact and make a phone call from the road by just using your voice.2017 Jeep Cherokee Review

Safety Features

In terms of active safety, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee features All-Speed Traction Control and Electronic Stability Control. These systems help keep your vehicle on stable ground by providing brake pressure to wheels that experience slip to send torque to the wheels with the most traction. The Hill Start Assist is a feature that prevents your vehicle from rolling back when you’re about to accelerate from an incline.

When it comes to passenger protection, the Jeep Cherokee is outfitted with an advanced multistage airbag system, which uses sensors to measure the severity of impact to know how much to inflate the airbags. This vehicle is equipped with front airbags, side-impact and side curtain airbags for all rows, and even knee airbags for both the driver and front passenger.

Test Drive a 2017 Jeep Cherokee

In our review of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, drivers like you from the Chicago, Skokie, and Forest Park areas learned all about this vehicle, its impressive abilities, and its sophisticated entertainment and safety features. Now that you know all about the Jeep Cherokee, you can accurately decide if it’s the vehicle for you. If you aren’t totally convinced, you could take it out on the road to see how it handles.

Schedule a test drive with us at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram today.