2016 Jeep Cherokee

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Jeep vehicles have been made for over seventy years, and have gone through many renovations during the years they have been available to appeal to prospective buyers' needs and desires. Meet the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, an extremely capable vehicle that is just the right size to offer plenty of space for people and their stuff due to how it is a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The Cherokee was recognized as Four Wheeler Magazine's "2015 Four Wheeler of the Year," and during 2014 over two million fabulous Cherokees were purchased in North America's dealers. There are new features for 2016's model: Rhino Clear Coat and Light Brownstone colors, a new instrument cluster, partially-changed steering column tilt and slightly-renovated front seating. Do-Not Disturb, Drag and Drop, and Siri Eyes Free are new technology features for Cherokees with touchscreens. The 2016 Cherokee comes out of FCA's Toledo Assembly Plant in Ohio, and is likely to appear at dealers by 2015's third quarter. 2016's models include Limited, Sport, Latitude and the Trail-Rated Trailhawk. Continue reading to learn how the nice 2016 Cherokee could be your next best friend!

Capability Options

The Cherokee's nine-speed automatic transmission makes it the only kind of SUV with that feature. If you don't have 4x4 capability with your Cherokee, you might use rear-axle disconnect to cause good fuel efficiency, as little energy will seep from the vehicle while using it. The SUV provides up to 239 lb-ft of torque and 271 horsepower. The Cherokee may give you 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway. You might be able to travel 500 miles on one tank of fuel, as the tank holds over 15 gallons of the gas that will help get you to your destination. The Cherokee presents prospective purchasers with three available four-wheel drive (4WD) systems: Active Drive I with a power transfer system, Active Drive II for super climbing capability, and Active Drive Lock for excellent off-road ability. The SUV has nice on-road capability, especially with Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus, which may allow a person to travel straight on highways and like roads without needing to steer. A 3.2-liter V-6 engine is available with a stop-start feature for each 2016 Cherokee Sport. One other engine you may have is the 2.4-liter MultiAir2 Tigershark I-4, which provides up to 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque.  There is a Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with five different configurations: Auto, Sport, Sand/Mud, Rock and Snow. This SUV provides a 56:1-crawl ratio via low-range traction, and will tow up to 4,500 pounds worth of stuff behind it. Essentially, the 2016 Cherokee transports efficiently transports people to their destinations!


The SUV offers an 8.7-inch ground clearance and ten paint colors. As mentioned above, this vehicle has Do-Not Disturb, which might be used with Cherokee's Uconnect screen to send calls to voicemail and automated replies to texters. Do-Not-Disturb is available for those who would want to ignore their cell phone when driving, and want texters and callers to be aware of how they are not presently available. The SUV has a Drag and Drop Menu on the touchscreen to allow a driver to personalize their SUV's touchscreen to have one-button access to features used most often, such as Yelp, Travel Link or cooled or heated seating. The Cherokee has Siri Eyes Free, which has voice command that works with an Apple iPhone 4s or newer models and allows drivers to make calls and send texts, provides people with turn-by-turn directions, and permits drivers to select songs to listen to and do other things on their phone while watching the road ahead and having both hands on the wheel.

Is there a knee airbag?

Yes, a knee airbag is standard in each 2016 Cherokee.

Is there power steering?

Yes, it is standard on all four models.

I need accurate directions to you, can you help me?

Yes! Click for directions to our dealership

Safety & Conclusion

The 2016 Cherokee has over seventy standard and available safety features for occupants. This SUV has been made with 65% high-strength steel for crash protection. Back door safety locks will prevent any children from escaping the moving vehicle. Tire pressure monitoring will alert you of low tire pressure to hopefully result in you stopping to fill up the tires to prevent you from getting a flat. Electronic stability control (ESC) may help you in difficult driving conditions. You will have ten airbags to help protect every occupant in the SUV if the vehicle gets into an accident. You will have a backup camera to help you with leaving parking spaces or driveways. Blind-spot monitoring will look for "blind" spots that you can not see while looking in front of you from your driver's seat. Front Collision Warning-Plus should alert you if certain accidents might be inevitable. Electronic roll mitigation may help you, too. You may use the Cherokee's emergency braking assist if the need arises. We are waiting for you to come see the 2016 Cherokee at 14 Tygart Mall Loop in White Hall!

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