Cherokee & Grand Cherokee engine, transmission, trim, equipment and prices confirmed plus low cost finance offers.
Jeep Cherokee core strengths
The Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee are fashionable, capable and nicely equipped sports utility vehicles. The Cherokee is the smaller and has 5 doors plus a 714-litre boot. Depending on the version, the braked towing capacity varies from 1,600kg - 2,495kg, the length from 4,623mm - 4,626mm and width from 1,859mm - 1,904mm.
Engine options include the: 2.0-litre 138bhp diesel, 2.2-litre 182bhp diesel, 2.2-litre 197bhp diesel and the 3.2-litre 268bhp petrol. 0 - 62mph times range from 8.4 - 10.9 seconds, average fuel consumption from 29.4mpg - 53.3mpg and carbon emissions from 139g/km - 223g/km. There is also a choice of 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic transmission plus front-wheel, or all-wheel, drive.
Cherokee trims are Longitude, Longitude+, Limited, Trailhawk, Night Eagle, 75th Anniversary and Overland. Standard equipment includes the: touchscreen interface, voice command, dual-zone climate control, electronic parking brake, rear parking sensors, cruise control, electric seats, automatic headlamps, automatic windscreen wipers, speed sensitive locks and tyre pressure monitor.
The Selec-Terrain system is a special strength that elevates the range above most vehicles. It optimises the response of (say) the throttle, brakes and all-wheel-drive systems to maximise traction in a wide range of conditions. In the system's most advanced form, driver selectable modes are auto, snow, sport, sand/mud, and rock.
Price and special offer
The Cherokee costs from £26,345 on the road. Personal Contract Plans are available too. Terms – for the 2.2 Multijet II 200bhp Limited Automatic 4WD version – include 0% APR plus monthly payments of £339. Jeep also contributes £2,750 towards the deposit.
Jeep Grand Cherokee core strengths
The Grand Cherokee is the larger and more prestigious of the siblings. It has 5 doors and a 782-litre boot. Depending on the version, the braked towing capacity varies from 2,949kg – 3,500kg, the length from 4,828mm - 4,875mm and width from 1,943mm - 1,954mm.
Jeep power comes courtesy of the 3.0-litre, 247bhp, V6 diesel engine and a 6.4-litre, 461bhp, V8 petrol. 0 - 62mph times range from 5.0 - 8.2 seconds, average fuel consumption from 20.9mpg - 40.4mpg and carbon emissions from 184g/km - 315g/km. Both power plants are teamed with 8-speed auto transmission and 4-wheel-drive.
Grand Cherokee trims are Limited Plus, Overland, Summit, SRT and 75th Anniversary. Standard equipment includes the: powered tailgate, keyless entry and start, trailer sway damping, hill-start assist, blind spot monitor, cap-less fuel filler plus the reversing camera.
Price and special offer
The Grand Cherokee costs from £40,050 on the road. Hire Purchase is available too. Terms – for the 3.0-litre CRD V6 Limited Plus version – include 0% APR. Jeep also pays £5,000 toward the deposit.