In case you’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Cherokee over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip right to the 2019 Jeep Cherokee. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Jeep Cherokee happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s journey and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest testing the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Jeep Cherokee contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Cherokee, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Cherokee into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.