What You Should Know before Buying a Jeep Cherokee

Jeep as a brand was originally owned by AMC (American Motors Corporation), the resultant company of the merging of Hudson Motor Car Company and Nash-Kelvinator Corporation in 1954. The brand was however taken over by Chrysler in 1987 and is today owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles which is an Italian-American concern that was born after Fiat fully bought the Chrysler Group, LLC in 2014. For more details on this, read this.

With the short brand history out of the way, let’s now look at some of the Cherokee options available to you.

Your Cherokee Options

As of today, there are a number of Jeep Cherokee options you can choose from. These include:

Latitude

2.4L I4 MultiAir Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Normal Duty Suspension and Off-Road Suspension and more.

Latitude Plus

2.4L I4 MultiAir® Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Normal Duty Suspension and more.

Altitude

2.4L I4 MultiAir® Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Normal Duty Suspension and more.

Trailhawk

3.2-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Off-Road Suspension and more.

Limited

3.2-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Normal Duty Suspension and more.

Trailhawk Elite

3.2-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Off-Road Suspension and more.

Overland

3.2-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine, 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, Normal Duty Suspension and more.

The brand also offers some customization options so you can choose either a FWD (front wheel drive) or a 4×4 (all-wheel drive). You can also choose the engine type, suspension type and other specs on some of the models.

What Jeep Cherokee Offers

What Jeep Cherokee Offers

What exactly do you stand to enjoy from any of these Jeep SUVs? Let’s look at some of the features that you are likely to find enticing.

Great Design

Jeep is pursuing a design that according to them will still look contemporary 10 years from now. This has resulted in designs that many regard as a departure from the traditional image of an SUV. Aside from their compact designs, they look classy and quite appealing. Females will feel very comfortable driving one of these.

Comfortable and Spacious Seats

Long gone are the days when comfort was not a feature that was sort in vehicles used on rough terrains. The different Cherokee models offer spacious and comfortable seating, further increasing its appeal to the majority of users.

Lovely Interior

Who says an SUV has to be rugged inside and out? Jeep has not just tried to ensure their vehicles look lovely on the outside alone, they have also designed an interior that matches the outside.

The cabin is also well laid out with controls within easy reach as it should. Other conveniences like cup holders, armrest and more make these Jeep Cherokee SUVs a joy to ride.

Impressive Media and Entertainment Unit

To complement the comfortable seating and lovely, well apportioned cabin, is the media and entertainment unit. It features a Uconnect 8.4 system and an easy to use touch screen. The fonts and controls are easy to read and understand and that is a major plus. You get to enjoy solid entertainment and communication without any control hassles

Off-Road Suspension Options

The Trailhawk and Trailhawk Elite both come with off-road suspensions for an easy ride through rougher terrains. Most of the other models however do not have the off-road suspension.

Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist

This is a feature that will certainly come in very handy in certain circumstance and for certain drivers. There is no doubt that the ability to park the car perfectly by simple pressing a switch will appeal to many. You can see this demonstrated in this video

Choosing an Auto Dealer

Choosing an Auto Dealer

After looking at the different Jeep Cherokee options available to you, the next thing to consider is where to buy from. The auto dealership you choose to buy from is almost as important as the car itself. More than just purchasing the car, the dealership will play a major role through your years of using the car.

Given the importance of choosing the right auto dealer, we will briefly look at some of the factors you will need to consider when choosing one.

Dealer Reputation

Take some time to look around different dealerships to find one that looks the most promising. Try to find out what you can about the dealership and what their past customers have to say about them.

You can easily start your search online so as to be able to look at a number of dealerships from the comfort of your home. If you are thinking of buying a used Cherokee, you should be sure to check the history of the car on https://www.autocheck.com/. Even a reputable dealer may have a car that has some hidden issues on their lot.

Price

Price is surely a major thing to consider. Compare prices among different dealerships so you can know who is offering the best price. Price of course should not be the only thing you look at.

Services Offered

Some dealerships may have a slightly higher price tag but offer so much more by way of added value. Be sure to compare the services offered side by side the price offered to be sure you are indeed making a saving and not saving on buying cost only to spend much more on services.

You should never forget that your car purchase is just the beginning of your relationship with any dealership you choose. You should therefore be sure that anyone you choose is one you will be happy to continue to relate with for the next few years.

To find some more tips that can help you to make the best purchase, read this article on Readers Digest.

David Miller
 

Hey, thIs is David. am an engineer. I want to make sure that people get the right information what they need and that is the purpose of this blog.

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