There's a reason why the Jeep Cherokee is one of the best-known, flagship models for the manufacturer. Though it's a small SUV, it's still got the aggressive attitude and go-anywhere, do-anything philosophy that Jeep fans across the Alleghany, Lewisburg, and Ronceverte, WV, areas cherish. Every new model year brings an exciting update, and it's not uncommon for them to wonder what they'll get this new year and whether it's time to update their current model.

The new model year is here again, and people in the area are interested to know how the new model measures up to last year's. Let's check out a comparison of the 2018 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee, and find out what's new, what's different, and where you can go to take a test drive today!

2018 Cherokee vs 2019 Cherokee

The core question is what's new and different between the 2018 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee? This year, the Cherokee gets a thorough mid-cycle refresh. That means a restyled exterior which gives you larger headlights and a more sleek profile, as well as some welcome interior upgrades, including an additional storage cubby that's perfect for smartphones. Also, a new turbocharged engine hits the lineup, delivering even more power.

New Turbocharged Engine

Perhaps the most exciting thing Jeep delivers with the new 2019 model of Cherokee is the turbocharged engine. This 2.0-liter turbo-4 puts out 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, which is nearly as much horsepower as the optional 3.2-liter V6, with even more torque. It allows for a best-in-class tow rating of up to 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. It also allows for an EPA-estimated 20 MPG city and 27 MPG highway (23 combined).

What's the Same?

The new model of Cherokee, as a mid-cycle refresh, keeps a number of options from the 2018 model. This includes the five trim levels, the solid base-level technology, including the 7-inch base-level touchscreen interface for the infotainment system, as well as USB ports, Bluetooth®, and full Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ smartphone integration, so you get a refined infotainment experience right out of the gate.

The off-road Trailhawk trim level is still there for those who like their off-road adventures, and it still offers best-in-class off-roading capability. The Active Drive II with Active Drive Lock advanced AWD system provides incredible traction, and the skid plates and hill ascent and descent control with locking rear differential give you excellent control and protection for your undercarriage.

 You can still add on most of the high-end options as individual features, even at lower trim levels, which is a feature that Jeep fans will continue to appreciate. The Cherokee is still a supremely customizable vehicle that you can truly build to your exact specifications.

Greenbrier Motors

In looking at a comparison between the 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Cherokee, there's some exciting new additions to the 2019 lineup, while still keeping all the things that drivers in the Ronceverte, Alleghany, and Lewisburg, WV, areas love and appreciate about this great car. If you'd like to see one for yourself, stop into Greenbrier Motors today!

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