2016 Jeep Cherokee

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Jeep vehicles have been manufactured for over seventy years, and have gone through many changes during their lives to appeal to potential buyers' desires and needs. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee is a very capable sport utility vehicle (SUV), and is likely just the right size to offer a lot of room for people and belongings. The Cherokee was named Four Wheeler Magazine's "2015 Four Wheeler of the Year," and throughout 2014 over two million fantastic Cherokees were bought in North America's dealers. Features for 2016's model include: Light Brownstone and Rhino Clear Coat colors, a different instrument cluster, slightly-changed front seating and partially-renovated steering column tilt. Do-Not Disturb, Drag and Drop and Siri Eyes Free are technology features that are available with Cherokees that have a touchscreen. The 2016 Cherokee is likely to appear at dealers by 2015's third quarter. The year's models include Sport, Latitude, the Trail-Rated Trailhawk, and Limited. The 2016 Cherokee comes out of FCA's Toledo Assembly Plant in Ohio. Continue reading to learn about how a great 2016 Cherokee could be your new vehicle!

One Tough Vehicle

The 2016 Cherokee is about what it does for the people it takes to their destinations! The Cherokee possesses a nine-speed automatic transmission, and is the only type of SUV with this kind of transmission. The SUV provides up to 239 lb-ft of torque and 271 horsepower. The Cherokee will tow up to 4,500 pounds worth of belongings or equipment behind it. You may be able to go 500 miles on a tank of fuel, as the tank holds well over 15 gallons of fuel that will help transport you to your desired destination. The Cherokee could give you 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway. If you don't have 4x4 capability, you could use rear-axle disconnect to result in almost no energy escaping from the SUV for great fuel efficiency. The Cherokee presents prospective buyers with some available four-wheel drive (4WD) units: Active Drive I with a power transfer unit (PTU), Active Drive II for superior climbing capability, and Active Drive Lock for remarkable off-road ability. This SUV has great on-road capability, particularly with its Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus, which might allow a driver to travel straight on interstates and like roads without having to steer. A 3.2-liter V-6 engine is available with the stop-start feature for each Sport model. One other engine you might get is the 2.4-liter MultiAir2 Tigershark I-4, which provides up to 171 lb-ft of twist and 184 horsepower.  There is a Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control unit with five different configurations: Auto, Sport, Sand/Mud, Snow and Rock. This SUV provides low-range traction with a 56:1 crawl ratio.

Exterior & Interior

The SUV offers ten colors and has an 8.7-inch ground clearance. As indicated above, the 2016 Cherokee has Siri Eyes Free, which has voice command that functions with an Apple iPhone 4s or a newer model, and allows drivers to call and text people, provides drivers with turn-by-turn directions, select music to listen to and perform other functions on a phone while at the same time watching the road ahead of them and keeping both hands on the wheel. As also mentioned above, the SUV has a Drag and Drop Menu on its touchscreen, which permits a driver to personalize their SUV's touchscreen to have one-button, which allows for having access to features used most frequently, such as cooled or heated seating, Yelp and Travel Link. Do-Not Disturb is available for people who would want to ignore their phone while driving, and want callers or texters to be aware of how they're not presently available. Do-Not Disturb may be used with Cherokee's Uconnect screen, and sends calls to voicemail and automatic message replies to texters. The SUV has been made with 65% high-strength steel for protection in an accident.

Are there rear beverage holders?

Yes, and those exist in addition to the front ones.

Is there a heated steering wheel?

It is standard on the Limited model, and available for a fee on all other models.

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Safety & Closing Remarks

The 2016 Cherokee has over seventy active and passive safety features for people. Rear door safety locks will prevent any kids from escaping the moving SUV. Tire-pressure monitoring will alert you about low tire pressure to (hopefully) cause you to stop and fill up the tires to prevent yourself from getting a flat. You'll have ten airbags to help in protecting every occupant in the vehicle if the SUV gets into a crash. You may use the Cherokee's emergency braking assist if necessary. Electronic stability control (ESC) may help you in hard driving situations. Electronic roll mitigation may serve you as well. You will have a backup reverse camera to help you with departing driveways or parking spots. Blind-spot monitoring will search for "blind" spots, which you may not be able to see from the driver's seat. Front Collision Warning-Plus will alert you if/when some accidents might be unavoidable. We want you to come here to see the 2016 Cherokee! We await you at 244 East Cleveland Avenue in Newark.

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