The 2019 Cherokee still retains the uncooperative transmission, stiff ride, and sluggish handling of the previous model. But, Jeep enthusiasts may appreciate the upscale feel of the cabin, simple controls, and the UConnect infotainment system.

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    • ruggv621

      Consumer reports is a biased JOKE.

      about 1 month ago
    • Arafat Rahman
      Arafat Rahman

      which model of cherokee it is?

      about 2 months ago
    • NightcruiserMA

      Just got a '19 Cherokee Limited, and I can tell you that while the transmission is clunky and, frankly, weird, the ride quality is actually quite smooth. I can't imagine what they're comparing it to in this review, but it's one of the smoothest in the class.

      about 3 months ago
    • John Aldeborgh
      John Aldeborgh

      It’s clear Consumer Reports doesn’t understand the Jeep brand or corresponding market segment. Jeep has no competition, they have tapped into a market that focused on a lifestyle. Jeep buyers see themselves as non-traditional and adventurous, they aren’t looking for a transportation appliance, they want a machine designed for adventure.

      about 3 months ago
    • Michael Gehrke
      Michael Gehrke

      Consumer Reports has a natural bias against Jeep products , so I take their reviews with a grain of salt .

      about 5 months ago
    • Richard Dobreny
      Richard Dobreny

      The ride is far from stiff. I cannot yet comment on reliability but they perform perfectly fine. I did purchase extended warranty because it’s an FCA product but fit and finish is all good and not noticed a single issue.

      about 5 months ago
    • Keith Gray
      Keith Gray

      A lot of these car reviewers drive Ferrari and Mercedes and then they get in a "regular humans car" and complain that it isn't as luxurious or isn't that fast as they are used too....they are just spoiled most people don't spend 100,000 dollars on a car!!!! .......I went from a 2012 Pickup to a Jeep Cherokee and I love it !!! I am 100% happy with it.

      about 7 months ago
    • Will Yang
      Will Yang

      Assembled in the USA...

      about 7 months ago
    • Kyle Phillips
      Kyle Phillips

      I just bought a 19 trailhawk Cherokee I hope the transmission problems are fixed like Alfonso says. A transmission is as important as the engine that’s why I can’t ever own a ford or Mazda again transmission issues.

      about 7 months ago
    • Aceinfinity 1999
      Aceinfinity 1999 In reply to Kyle Phillips

      Kyle Phillips any issues ? Mine has 1000 miles and taking it in cause out of nowhere the the transmission doesn’t want to go up hill without flooring it.

      about 4 months ago
    • Google User
      Google User

      The Cherokee has the best transmission, ground clearance,
      and AWD system in it's class for sure.
      But since the rest run CVTs, it doesn't take much to dominate
      that class.

      about 8 months ago
    • Google User
      Google User

      Cherokee continues to dominate it's class and sales are off the charts because it's a smash hit with soccer moms and beta males.
      Like ALL new vehicles, i don't like all the plastic instead of steel and i have zero interest in cheap chinese electronics.
      It's a shame that EPA standards have so destroyed the auto market.

      about 8 months ago
    • Aceinfinity 1999
      Aceinfinity 1999 In reply to Google User

      Google User only a beta male would use google user for his name ! Haha.

      about 4 months ago
    • tom wiesner
      tom wiesner

      I bet if FCA sponsored CR. This would get a better rating. Money money 💰 money 💰!

      about 8 months ago
    • elton john
      elton john

      Ryan, Jennifer, and Jon Linkov are my favourite reviewers by far. I miss Tom Muchler though.

      about 8 months ago
    • erich84502ify

      4 spd auto from the early 2000s were better

      about 9 months ago
    • The Adventure Auto
      The Adventure Auto

      If Jeep would just go back to a traditional 6 speed automatic that had even moderately good reliability, it would be an appealing option. I sell these and some with less than 10k miles are banging into gears. Give up on the 9 speed already.

      about 9 months ago
    • Tyler Harvey
      Tyler Harvey

      Why was the foglight off when it was parked on top of the rocks?

      about 9 months ago
    • Ivan Vojt
      Ivan Vojt

      Typical FCA garbage. The Daimler days were just as bad.

      about 9 months ago
    • Ivan Vojt
      Ivan Vojt

      No amount of software coding is going to fix that POS ZF 9 speed.

      about 9 months ago
    • gene978

      But Ryan no matter what, you know they will sell like HOT CAKES. Because JEEP. Thanks for the Honest Review Ryan

      about 9 months ago
    • Angel Vargas
      Angel Vargas

      I always hate the old Jeep Liberty, i think it was just a overpriced Chrysler/Dodge crappy SUV with Jeep logos, well, since 2014 the Cherokee make me miss the Liberty.

      about 9 months ago
    • Kevin Breen
      Kevin Breen

      I disagree, in the past I owned a 2014 Trailhawk and a 2015 Lattitude.Both had terrible 9 speed trans.I now have a 2019 Lattitude Plus,the redesigned 9 speed is terrific and the vehicle is a very comfortable driver.This one has the 6 cyl and averages 23 to 24 MPG in mixed driving.

      about 9 months ago
    • Google User
      Google User In reply to Kevin Breen

      Your 9 speed is exactly the same.
      The only difference is they reprogrammed it.

      about 8 months ago
    • Pentastar Nate
      Pentastar Nate In reply to Kevin Breen

      I really appreciate you giving the Cherokee a THIRD chance and ended up seeing they actually got the trans right. Good for you I hope you love it.

      about 8 months ago
    • B B
      B B In reply to Kevin Breen

      Kevin Breen go back to your desk in the Jeep marketing department and read the huge pile of customer complaints and readability dealer data. That’s all.

      about 9 months ago
    • lunisce

      Is this video $$ Sponsored $$? They didn't even touch on the GARBAGE reliability!

      about 9 months ago
    • Blake Swan
      Blake Swan

      The 9 speed auto is always the problem with the Cherokee. No idea why they don't get a different transmission.

      about 9 months ago
    • Michael Alfonso
      Michael Alfonso

      Just another bias review CR... I drive the new cherokee all the time since I work at a Chrysler dealership. All transmission issues the 9 speed had are gone. The 19 shifts so much smoother and the ride is perfectly comfortable. Also that 2.0 has almost 300 hp and they’re calling it sluggish... yeah okay. Go review a boring Toyota and rave about. We are selling the Cherokees so fast we can’t keep them on the lot. Go look at sales year over year... you wanna go over some rocks buy a trailhawk cherokee. That’s why those are trail rated and the limited trim is not.

      about 9 months ago
    • Aceinfinity 1999
      Aceinfinity 1999 In reply to Michael Alfonso

      Beowulf Grendel really ? I have a little over 509 miles on mine and so far it seems awesome. Hope you get it figured out if something is wrong with it.

      about 4 months ago
    • Connor D
      Connor D In reply to Michael Alfonso

      I agree. I have heard that Jeep sales have gone up quite a bit, and i absolutely agree with your statement about them reviewing Toyota’s. True story; i went and test drove a rav 4 and a Cherokee about two weeks ago, current models. I was blown away by how utterly unexcitng the rav 4 was. Interior felt cheap, and talk about actual sluggish acceleration. Said what the hell, the Jeep dealership was the closest on the way back to my place so i tested the Cherokee. Base engine; acceleration was fine, and in sport mode you could actually tell a difference i personally thought. Also much nicer interior. I guess the moral is don’t always listen to reviews. I would have bought a Toyota completely online just going off reviews, now you can’t pay me to test drive anything but a Lexus from that company. Brands are specific to taste, and every review channel has different tastes . I do plan on getting a limited with the V6 in June. If you look at consumer reviews that are most recent, it would imply that the bugs may have been tweaked ? Because the only negative comments about the transmission are from initial buyers, like in March and April of 2018 when it first came out. Can’t wait for a Jeep man. Fuck the haters G

      about 7 months ago
    • Beowulf Grendel
      Beowulf Grendel In reply to Michael Alfonso

      I just bought a 19 V6 3 days ago and hate the transmission already. Cluncks when shifting up and in reverse the car lunges backwards if I have to give it any gas at all. Already regretting the purchase

      about 8 months ago
    • Bendy and Mace DeMarco
      Bendy and Mace DeMarco In reply to Michael Alfonso

      Michael Alfonso, I thought the same. I own a 2015 Lattitude 2WD; liked it so much, when I sold my truck, I bought a 2019 Lattitude 4WD, now I have 2. Love them both, no trouble out of either vehicle. In a few months, I plan on trading the 2015 2WD for a Trailhawk 4WD V6.

      To show a rock pile, and say the Cherokee isn’t’t capable is outright lying. The Limited is designed for the street, but the Trailhawk is more than capable.

      about 8 months ago
    • Blaner Naner
      Blaner Naner In reply to Michael Alfonso

      Michael Alfonso Just another biased* review CR... Dumbass

      about 9 months ago
    • K. Theodos
      K. Theodos

      Anyone interested in the Cherokee should drive one themselves before writing it off based on this video. I drove a friend’s for over a week and thought it was amazing. And I’ve seen other video reviews that agreed it is smooth and luxurious. So just check it out yourself.

      about 9 months ago
    • Kip Paseo
      Kip Paseo

      Wow he didn't even mention it's worse than average reliability record

      about 9 months ago
    • Mike DeMarco
      Mike DeMarco In reply to Kip Paseo

      Kip Paseo, I've not had a problem with either of mine.

      about 7 months ago
    • David G
      David G In reply to Kip Paseo

      It went up to above average this year

      about 8 months ago
    • T_ ALEX
      T_ ALEX In reply to Kip Paseo

      Kip Paseo that's because every single Jeep Cherokee is not unreliable

      about 9 months ago
    • Mentally Challenged Viking
      Mentally Challenged Viking

      Yeah Dodge will go bankrupt unless they adress reliability, Shame.

      about 9 months ago
    • Amtrak 2523
      Amtrak 2523

      CR is a bit picky. They seem to only like Japanese cars.

      about 9 months ago
    • B B
      B B In reply to Amtrak 2523

      Amtrak 2523 they seem to like reliable cars. Shocker.

      about 9 months ago
    • Shaun Rutherford
      Shaun Rutherford

      It looks so good in and out. How I wish this was reliable and comfortable. What a waste!

      about 9 months ago
    • Henry Jones
      Henry Jones In reply to Shaun Rutherford

      Ever driven one?

      about 3 months ago
    • Adam Zempa
      Adam Zempa

      144 unread messages? Geez man get your crap together.

      about 9 months ago