The 2019 Jeep Cherokee tones down the styling and adds new powertrain options. We take it for a full road test.

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    • richystar2001
      richystar2001

      Don't get the Turbo.... Too many problems.

      about 1 month ago
    • ggolds5
      ggolds5

      Great vehicle. We have a 19 Cherokee Limited V6, and a 19 Wrangler Sahara V6. Both are high quality, well built, great driving Jeeps. They are not made by FiAT. FIAT is a parent company Association. The Renegade does use Fiat components. That one I would avoid. Ive owned EVERYTHING. Vetts, F-150's. Range Rovers, Honda Ridgeline. 42 new vehicles in total, and I love these new Jeeps. My kia Sorento 2016 died on I95. Fuel injector stuck open, almost died!. Talk all you want, Jeep is as good as any or better.

      about 3 months ago
    • erikhoeffner
      erikhoeffner In reply to ggolds5

      Umm, its on a Maserati platform developed by Fiat that was shared with the Dart and Chrysler 200. That makes this car a Fiat Chassis vehicle because its their design, not Chrysler's. The Renegade is literally built in Italy and shipped overseas to sell here, it also shared its Chassis with a Fiat panda.
      Try again.

      about 2 months ago
    • Keith Dickson
      Keith Dickson In reply to ggolds5

      ggolds5 Glad you are happy with this. I’m thinking about one of these. Was going to get a Toyota 4 runner but it seems so outdated.

      about 3 months ago
    • MultiSkyman1
      MultiSkyman1

      2019 Rav4 stole it's look from this vehicle.

      about 6 months ago
    • E Meyer
      E Meyer

      Doubt it will hold up like the old 4.0 V6 of days past

      about 7 months ago
    • Clipper1094
      Clipper1094

      What a POS, the Model T was the last real car. Everything that came after is complete trash.

      about 8 months ago
    • Fnu Lnu
      Fnu Lnu

      The boxy Cherokee xj will always be the real Cherokee.

      about 9 months ago
    • volnutt c
      volnutt c

      At least it looks sharp.... wait.. this is a jeep...what?

      about 9 months ago
    • Bo Han
      Bo Han

      It's a FCA product.  Nuff said.....

      about 9 months ago
    • robert b
      robert b

      Trailhawk is one of the most capable vehicles out there. I am really impressed with mine. Great deal on a lease too.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kailem Jones
      Kailem Jones

      This car looks the BEAST.

      about 10 months ago
    • Bob Quattrini
      Bob Quattrini

      My 1999 Jeep Cherokee Xj has 330,000 miles and is just like new..4.0 AW4 BEAST!!!!! RUN FOREVER.

      about 10 months ago
    • LaCustom10
      LaCustom10

      Better front end tho previous one looked like it had 2 sets of fog lights

      about 10 months ago
    • GetoverYourself
      GetoverYourself

      Hunk of junk, the worst in reliability of any SUV

      about 10 months ago
    • ggolds5
      ggolds5 In reply to GetoverYourself

      Incorrect. Do your research. Even Consumer Reports gives it an average to slightly above for the redo, and the 9sp. shifts perfectly now.

      about 3 months ago
    • nunchaku101
      nunchaku101

      What a POS, get a UAZ Hunter.

      about 10 months ago
    • nunchaku101
      nunchaku101 In reply to nunchaku101

      Yes, way better and more reliable than a pos yankee machine with those electronics and thin metals.......

      about 10 months ago
    • Nikola Martinis
      Nikola Martinis In reply to nunchaku101

      Seriously? Russian shit?

      about 10 months ago
    • Ian Alexander
      Ian Alexander

      Looks good

      about 10 months ago
    • KRN762
      KRN762

      Jeep died when the XJ was put out to pasture. Whats left is Jeep in name only.

      about 10 months ago
    • jmt8706
      jmt8706 In reply to KRN762

      Same with the Cadillac name.

      about 1 month ago
    • Joshua Jacob
      Joshua Jacob In reply to KRN762

      KRN762 ever heard of wrangler?

      Or grand Cherokee

      about 6 months ago
    • SPicy rEns
      SPicy rEns In reply to KRN762

      What about the wrangler and grand cherokee

      about 10 months ago
    • B Nav
      B Nav

      Needs premium fuel, no thanks

      about 10 months ago
    • Jim Smith
      Jim Smith In reply to B Nav

      Recommended for best performance and economy, but runs well on 87 octane as well.

      about 9 months ago
    • Gorilla Toyz
      Gorilla Toyz

      I’ve had 3 mopar vehicles in last 5 years- two Jeep GC ....never had a any problems btw didn’t BMW just recall 500k cars in Europe - drove the turbo 4 it’s great powerful
      Motor for the weight of that Jeep

      about 10 months ago
    • Dino Toledo
      Dino Toledo In reply to Gorilla Toyz

      Gorilla Toyz u mean the those expensive european cars with subpar reliability?

      about 10 months ago
    • Gorilla Toyz
      Gorilla Toyz In reply to Gorilla Toyz

      Norm T good to know... thx!

      about 10 months ago
    • Norm T
      Norm T In reply to Gorilla Toyz

      Gorilla Toyz Jeep is like playing duck, duck goose. My bro inlaw just had his Wrangler 2.0T bought back with transmission issues.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kevron Harris
      Kevron Harris

      I prefer the non-FCA Cherokees over the current one.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kevron Harris
      Kevron Harris

      Does the Cherokee has vibrant, colorful programmable LED interior ambient lighting as a standard feature or an option?

      about 10 months ago
    • nfamousonline
      nfamousonline

      Is anybody else sick of this cute yute craze by car makers?

      about 10 months ago
    • Kevin S
      Kevin S In reply to nfamousonline

      They've been at it since the 1990's. No one would quit whining about "old dinosaur" cars and this is what we got.


      "Funky and Hip"

      about 10 months ago
    • Ian V. Raybeck
      Ian V. Raybeck

      No matter how much money FCA pours into the modern Cherokee, it will never be able to follow in the footsteps of the legendary XJ Cherokee.

      about 10 months ago
    • Dani D.
      Dani D. In reply to Ian V. Raybeck

      Justin did jeep pay you some good boy bucks for that comment? The new Cherokee is atrocious, with a glass transmission, a shite engine, and girly styling, nothing will beat the legendary XJ unless they started making the XJ again.

      about 9 months ago
    • Justin
      Justin In reply to Ian V. Raybeck

      Ian V. Raybeck The new Cherokee is better in most measurable ways.

      about 10 months ago
    • dygardion 91
      dygardion 91

      Car is a POS but this is how it should have looked, the 3 tier light set up was fugly

      about 10 months ago
    • Noseefood
      Noseefood

      does FCA build anything other than junk?

      about 10 months ago
    • Michael 0788
      Michael 0788 In reply to Noseefood

      Noseefood the only vehicle they have that’s decent is the Wrangler. Everything else is mediocre to crap.

      about 10 months ago
    • House of Metal Studio
      House of Metal Studio In reply to Noseefood

      It's a 9 speed trans and if you don't like the auto mode there is a sport mode and an auto stick. In sport you can red line the RPMs. The V6 does 0-60 in 6.6 seconds.

      about 10 months ago
    • Brian Thomas
      Brian Thomas In reply to Noseefood

      @James Phieffer just ignore he's clearly a typical idiot who knows nothing about cars except that he heard chrysler was shit back in the days of the 2.7L and can't let it go.

      about 10 months ago
    • SP4NQD
      SP4NQD In reply to Noseefood

      Chrysler's quality has improved ten fold since Fiat took over. Yeah, it's still laughably abysmal, but it was much worse ten years ago, especially when the economy tanked and they were circling the drain. Look at any Jeep, Dodge, or Chrysler vehicle from those years and you can tell they were pinching pennies and cutting corners at every turn to churn out as cheap of a vehicle as possible. Man, they were awful.

      The Wrangler is a perfect example. The JK was embarrassing when it debuted with its incredibly bad interior material quality, parts-bin engine and transmission, and plethora of design flaws. Fiat was the one who actually took a step back and publicly admitted how bad it was, forcing a much welcomed interior refresh in 2011 and a worthy, albeit already dated, powertrain in 2012. The JK finally got the attention and love it deserved towards the end of its generation, but unfortunately it came way too late.

      FCA still has a lot of work to do in the QC department, sure, but they're phenomenally better than they used to be and they're starting to show pride in their Dodge and Jeep brands. Say what you will about how goofy the Cherokee is, regardless of the front fascia redesign, but for a vehicle that has absolutely no articulation and will never hold a candle to the XJ, the Trailhawk truly is an impressive off-roader.

      about 10 months ago
    • James Phieffer
      James Phieffer In reply to Noseefood

      I don't believe FCA even has a 10-speed. They've got 9s in the front wheel drive platforms, and 8s in the rwd ones.

      about 10 months ago
    • jeepthing98
      jeepthing98

      At least it's better looking up front.

      about 10 months ago
    • qdood
      qdood

      Meh.. I will pass on this one.. built on the Fiat small platform that the dodge dart used and we all know those were not well regarded...

      about 10 months ago
    • Rafael Lastra com
      Rafael Lastra com

      Still ugly, the proportions are terrible.

      about 10 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ

      Premium fuel? Not digging that, at all.

      about 10 months ago
    • arnoni11
      arnoni11 In reply to Joseph1NJ

      you dont need premium fuel for the turbo

      about 2 months ago
    • Billy Sou
      Billy Sou In reply to Joseph1NJ

      Joseph1NJ And if you’re on the fence, you can fill it with mid-grade gas. In fact, FCA’s HEMI V-8’s recommend mid-grade, and the 3.2L V-6 for the Cherokee recommends mid grade.

      about 10 months ago
    • Kevron Harris
      Kevron Harris In reply to Joseph1NJ

      Joseph1NJ You can apply regular grade fuel but the horsepower ratings will drop a little.

      My mom's 2017 Ford Edge Titanium 2.0 EcoBoost gets 245 horsepower although she uses regular grade fuel which doesn't affect performance. She gets up to 29 mpg.

      about 10 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ In reply to Joseph1NJ

      Billy Sou Gotcha, thx, good to know.

      about 10 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ In reply to Joseph1NJ

      jeepthing98 Ah OK, didn't know that.

      about 10 months ago
    • expertiseservices
      expertiseservices

      got the same color and 2.0 turbo ,only took 600 miles for its first check engine light to appear

      about 10 months ago
    • Bob Quattrini
      Bob Quattrini In reply to expertiseservices

      My 1999 Jeep Cherokee Xj has 330,000 miles and is just like new... All these new cars are junk...

      about 10 months ago
    • Gemini 64
      Gemini 64 In reply to expertiseservices

      Was the gas cap loose?

      about 10 months ago
    • Jo LC
      Jo LC In reply to expertiseservices

      Can't say I'm surprised...

      about 10 months ago
    • Chris Cars
      Chris Cars

      I love these reviews!

      about 10 months ago
    • Chris Arteaga
      Chris Arteaga In reply to Chris Cars

      isis

      about 10 months ago