Reviewing the 2018 Jeep Cherokee, we found it to be the efficient and guaranteed automobile that can contentedly take the helm in the jungle and also traverse you on the way back. Even on the rocky terrains of the jungle the jeep goes the extra mile to offer comfort to the passengers.
There is an array of options to choose from in 2018 if you want to purchase a jeep Cherokee. There are five diverse categories namely the Trailhawk, the Overland, the Limited, the Latitude and the Latitude plus. The current model being referred to as the Latitude was previously recognised as the Sport while the Latitude Plus was previously known as the Latitude.
According to the specifications, “the Cherokee has a wheelbase of about 106 inches, is about 182 inches long, and doles out 41.1 inches of front-seat leg room, and 40.3 inches of back-seat leg room.” points out the manufacturer.
Distinctive Features of the Jeep Cherokee
The IIHS also points out that the “Cherokee gets Good scores in most tests, but merits only a Marginal in the tough small-overlap front-impact test. That keeps it from any Top Safety Pick awards.”
Despite the presence of a few aspects that the jeep needs to improve on in order to keep at par with their competitors, there are a few distinct features that intrigue prospective buyers. The jeep is motorised by a comprehensive V-6 engine. It is an automatic nine-speed with a roof that is panoramic. It has a dual-zone control for climate that is automatic.
The jeep has an audio system of about 506-watt with screens that are free of lag and a smart connection option. There are also data services present in the car that can be obtained for free every month.
The wheels are about 17 inches above the ground with terrain tires that are OWL. The headlights are of High Intensity Discharge (HID). It has monitor sensors for both blind spot and rear parking. In some models sensors for forward-collision and automatic braking for emergency can be installed for enhances safety precautions. The doors can also be locked and unlocked by the use of a key-less system.
Pros of the jeep
The jeep has a guaranteed dependability both on and off the road due to its solid handling and ride. Another plus is the presence of a system that facilitates the hanging of shopping bags. The jeep can also be remotely started and stopped by the use of software that recognises your voice.
It consists of an array of finishes that are made of materials that are high quality. The buttons and switches operate as desired and the noises in the power train are properly filtered. These features give the jeep a posh and luxurious look as well as feel.
Cons of the jeep
In as much as the jeep is trying to keep up with its competitors it is still ragging behind in some aspects that its competitors are making a priority such as cargo space and fuel consumption. The jeep consumes large volumes of fuel, it has a constrained space to put your cargo.
The design also makes the space narrower such that the drivers that are huge will be in contact with the door. Drivers who are tall might also have a tough time driving due to the steering wheel design that tilts it away at the top. The head rest on the seats is also positioned too much in the front direction which makes them uncomfortable.