2018 Jeep Cherokee

According to the latest reports, 2018 Jeep Cherokee will come with several changes. This should be a mid-cycle refresh of the model that came three years ago. It is a mid-size crossover which is currently in fifth generation. This version came in 2013, as 2014 year model and Chrysler’s SUV and crossover division feels that it is right time for some updates. We believe that this will be a mid-cycle refresh. We should see changes that are usual for these kinds of updates, such as new visual details and similar things. Also, there are some rumors about new engine that should come for 2018 Cherokee. New model should come somewhere in the second half of next year.

2018 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Jeep Cherokee changes

As we already mentioned, latest reports suggest that 2018 Jeep Cherokee will come with several changes. It should be a mid-cycle refresh, which will include both esthetic and mechanical changes. Just like it is usual for these updates, most of the changes will be visual nature. Front end is the area that should suffer most. We should see things like new headlights, grille, bumpers etc. All these parts will fit to the brand’s latest design language. Some inspiration will surely be taken from other models of the brand, such as Grand Cherokee. Other areas of the crossover should receive some novelties too. When it is about interior, we don’t expect some significant changes, but some revisions on, for example, dashboard are possible. Also, we should see update of infotainment system and newest versions of other hi-tech features. There will be four trim levels – Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk and Limited.

2018 Jeep Cherokee engines

Besides visual updates, 2018 Jeep Cherokee will also come with changes under the hood, according to rumors. Current model is available with two engines. Base model features a 2.4 liter inline-four unit, which is good for 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. This engine is good for about 31 mpg in combined drive, when it comes to economy. Optional 3.2 liter V6 will be replaced with newer and more efficient 3.6 liter V6 engine, which has max output of 305 horsepower, which is for about 35 horses more. Both engines will come in pair with 9-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Jeep Cherokee front view

2018 Jeep Cherokee release date and price

Updated 2018 Jeep Cherokee should come somewhere in the second half of next year. We don’t expect bigger changes in price, so base model will go around 23.500 dollars.

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