In the event you’re choosing the Jeep Cherokee 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip right to the Jeep Cherokee 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the Jeep Cherokee 2020 occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Jeep Cherokee 2020 affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you need it most.
The Jeep Cherokee 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Jeep Cherokee 2020’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the Jeep Cherokee 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Jeep Cherokee 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Jeep Cherokee 2020 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Jeep Cherokee 2020 recent by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Jeep Cherokee 2020, which pushes the Jeep Cherokee 2020 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 lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.