For those who’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel occurs to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel’s journey and driving expertise start to fall consistent with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend trying out the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Diesel into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.