The all-new 2020 Jeep Cherokee is almost ready to be presented to the world and this time it should receive some mild upgrades in comparison to the current model. So, the exterior design might be revised with new wheels and colors while the interior could get more standard features. On the engine front, it is said that it won’t get any large changes this time.
2020 Jeep Cherokee powertrain
The 2020 Jeep Cherokee will be available with three types of engines beneath its hood. So, the first one is a 2.4-liter inline4 engine with the output of 180 horses and 171 pound-feet of torque. The engine, so as the other two options, will be mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. As well, there will be a choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. When connected to front wheels, it will get 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel drive model is rated at 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
The second unit is a 3.2-liter V-6 engine which is able to generate 271 hp and 239 pound-feet of torque. The 9-speed automatic gearbox and FWD system are standard and the all-wheel drive layout is optional. The FWD model will get 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The AWD model is estimated to be 19/27 mpg. The Trailhawk model will be rated at 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
Finally, there is a 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine. This unit is capable of making 270 hp and the torque of 295 lb-ft of torque. As for the fuel economy, this engine will get 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg with FWD system. The AWD model will get 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Furthermore, the Trailhawk version is rated at 20/26 mpg.
The exterior and interior styling of the 2020 Jeep Cherokee
The current version of the Cherokee model has been revised for a more attractive look and has been upgraded with the new headlights with LED daytime running lights, The rear end has also been restyled with new taillights and there is also a Trailhawk variant which adds beefy tires and more black-out details on the hood. So, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee might add some new designs of the wheels and maybe one or two new colors.
The interior of the 2020 Jeep Cherokee will be simple, cozy, and upgraded with a number of small changes. The dashboard will be fitted with a 7.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system which will also include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The front seats will be very cozy and the rear passengers will have sufficient leg and head room.
The base equipment will include 17-inch steel wheels, Bluetooth, three USB ports, a rearview camera, 7.0-inch touchscreen, air conditioning, cloth seats, and so on. The higher trim levels will add navigation, leather upholstery, an upgraded audio system, etc.
Release date and price of the
2020 Jeep Cherokee
The 2020 Jeep Cherokee is expected to hit the market sometime at the end of this year. The starting price will most likely be around $25,000.