Here’s the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Redesign & Changes vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee

The past couple of years has seen the biggest changes in the Jeep Cherokee SUV since its return to Poughkeepsie, New York a few years ago. The 2018 edition revised to model lineup to the Latitude, Latitude Plus, Trailhawk, Limited & Overland to give you more upgraded features for your money.

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee also introduced Amazon Alexa as a Uconnect skill through the Latitude's Tech Connect Package. This skill enables you to:

  • Start & stop the engine via voice commands
  • Lock & unlock the car doors
  • Send commands directly to NAV-equipped models
  • Monitor the vehicle’s vitals like the fuel capacity and tire pressure level

In addition to Alexa, you can also get an Amazon Echo Dot device and 3-month memberships to the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan and Audible when choosing this option. The Tech Connect Package was foreshadowing to the many updates that you can get in the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.

What’s New For the 2019 Jeep Cherokee

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Redesigned Inside & Out

When you take one look at the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, you can notice the stark differences between it and the 2018 edition. Among the styling options available for the exterior of this SUV are:

  • An all-new front front fascia, hood, LED headlamps, daylight running lamps & fog lamps
  • New power liftgate that’s lightweight and can be operated hands free
  • 5 new wheel designs including premium 19” wheels on the Overland
  • An available dual-pane sunroof for open-air driving experience

The interior has also been revamped to match the premium design of the exterior with new Satin Chrome and Piano Black high-gloss accents throughout. The layout of this Cherokee gives you improved rear cargo volume and more convenient storage space inside.

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Something New Under the Hood

Both engines from the 2018 Cherokee, the 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 4-cylinder and the 3.2L Pentastar V6, are still offered for the 2019 edition. However, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee introduces a 3rd engine option: the all-new 2.0L direct-injection turbocharged inline 4-cylinder that delivers 270 horsepower (nearly equal to the V6) and 295 lb/ft of torque.

In terms of performance, you can get fuel economy rated at up to an EPA-estimated 31 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg in the city, making it the most gas-saving Cherokee engine in the lineup. The engine stop-start technology that’s onboard minimizes greenhouse gas emissions to help improve your carbon footprint.

The 9-speed automatic transmission that’s in the other 2 engines also come in this all-new option as well to help with efficiency.

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For Your Infotainment

The 4th-generation Uconnect system can be found in every 2019 Jeep Cherokee. Coming standard is a 7" touchscreen display with pinch-and-zoom capability, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto for integrating your smartphone, a 6-speaker audio system and a media center with a 12-volt auxiliary power outlet, an audio input jack & a USB port.

There are also a few available features for this redesigned infotainment system including:

  • 8.4” touchscreen display with or without a navigation system
  • Alpine premium audio system with 9 speakers, a subwoofer & 506-watt amplifier
  • USB port in the center console or dual USB ports in the rear of the console
  • SiriusXM satellite radio 5-year trial subscription to SiriusXM Traffic

We have an extensive lineup of both 2018 and 2019 Jeep Cherokee models at our dealership serving Beacon and Newburgh NY. Contact Dutchess Chrysler Jeep Dodge today to learn more about this redesigned SUV or to schedule a test drive!

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