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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    • MultiSkyman1
      MultiSkyman1

      2019 Rav4 stole it's look from this vehicle.

      about 1 month ago
    • E Meyer
      E Meyer

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

      about 3 months ago
    • Clipper1094
      Clipper1094

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

      about 3 months ago
    • Fnu Lnu
      Fnu Lnu

      The boxy Cherokee xj will always be the real Cherokee.

      about 5 months ago
    • volnutt c
      volnutt c

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

      about 5 months ago
    • Bo Han
      Bo Han

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

      about 5 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 5 months ago
    • Kailem Jones
      Kailem Jones

      This car looks the BEAST.

      about 5 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 5 months ago
    • GreaseMonkey 057
      GreaseMonkey 057

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

      about 5 months ago
    • GetoverYourself
      GetoverYourself

      Hunk of junk, the worst in reliability of any SUV

      about 6 months ago
    • nunchaku101
      nunchaku101

      What a POS, get a UAZ Hunter.

      about 6 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 5 months ago
    • Nikola Martinis
      Nikola Martinis In reply to nunchaku101

      Seriously? Russian shit?

      about 5 months ago
    • Ian Alexander
      Ian Alexander

      Looks good

      about 6 months ago
    • KRN762
      KRN762

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

      about 6 months ago
    • Joshua Jacob
      Joshua Jacob In reply to KRN762

      KRN762 ever heard of wrangler?

      Or grand Cherokee

      about 2 months ago
    • SPicy rEns
      SPicy rEns In reply to KRN762

      What about the wrangler and grand cherokee

      about 5 months ago
    • B Nav
      B Nav

      Needs premium fuel, no thanks

      about 6 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 5 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 6 months ago
    • Dino Toledo
      Dino Toledo In reply to Gorilla Toyz

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

      about 5 months ago
    • Gorilla Toyz
      Gorilla Toyz In reply to Gorilla Toyz

      Norm T good to know... thx!

      about 6 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 6 months ago
    • Kevron Harris
      Kevron Harris

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

      about 6 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 6 months ago
    • nfamousonline
      nfamousonline

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

      about 6 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 5 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 6 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 4 months ago
    • Justin
      Justin In reply to Ian V. Raybeck

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

      about 5 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 6 months ago
    • Noseefood
      Noseefood

      does FCA build anything other than junk?

      about 6 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago
    • jeepthing98
      jeepthing98

      At least it's better looking up front.

      about 6 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 6 months ago
    • Rafael Lastra com
      Rafael Lastra com

      Still ugly, the proportions are terrible.

      about 6 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ

      Premium fuel? Not digging that, at all.

      about 6 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 6 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 6 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ In reply to Joseph1NJ

      Billy Sou Gotcha, thx, good to know.

      about 6 months ago
    • Joseph1NJ
      Joseph1NJ In reply to Joseph1NJ

      jeepthing98 Ah OK, didn't know that.

      about 6 months ago
    • Billy Sou
      Billy Sou In reply to Joseph1NJ

      Most Turbo 4s usually require or recommended premium fuel.

      about 6 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 6 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 5 months ago
    • Gemini 64
      Gemini 64 In reply to expertiseservices

      Was the gas cap loose?

      about 6 months ago
    • Jo LC
      Jo LC In reply to expertiseservices

      Can't say I'm surprised...

      about 6 months ago
    • Chris Cars
      Chris Cars

      I love these reviews!

      about 6 months ago
    • Chris Arteaga
      Chris Arteaga In reply to Chris Cars

      isis

      about 6 months ago
    • seif salman
      seif salman

      This car is too complicated to repaire , its has advanced powertrain and suspension system that no one will ever use but will pay for it for sure

      about 6 months ago
    • Jo LC
      Jo LC In reply to seif salman

      TheJ602 apparently you know nothing about that wonderful 9-speed automatic that was known to fail. Now add to that a 2 liter turbo that can possibly also be a maintenance/reliability nightmare, and you just have a handful of a vehicle I would personally steer clear of.

      about 6 months ago
    • TheJ602
      TheJ602 In reply to seif salman

      seif salman no it doesn't.

      about 6 months ago
    • Babicka Fantastica
      Babicka Fantastica

      It's alright. Nothing to shout about

      about 6 months ago