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2018 Jeep® Cherokee Fact Sheet

September 1, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -



The 2018 Jeep® Cherokee redefines the mid-size SUV segment, delivering legendary Jeep 4x4 capability, superior on-road ride and handling, world-class craftsmanship, clever functionality and versatility, more than 70 available safety and security features and advanced user-friendly technology. The Jeep Cherokee stands out against competitors with unmatched off-road capability while still providing on-road ride and handling comfort and segment-leading features.


New for 2018

For 2018, Jeep Cherokee includes realigned trim levels with enhanced standard equipment providing exceptional value to consumers
New for 2018, the base trim is the Latitude, which includes premium standard features such as: 17-inch aluminum wheels, fog lamps and high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, roof rails, rear back up camera, bright daylight opening (DLO) moldings as well as body-color mirrors and door handles
Addition of new Latitude Plus trim adds popular features as standard equipment at a price customers will appreciate: 8.4-inch Uconnect radio with color touch screen, SiriusXM Radio, Passive Entry/Keyless Go, cloth seats with leather inserts, leather steering wheel with audio controls, eight-way power driver seat with power four-way lumbar support, ambient lighting, 115-volt AC outlet at the back of console and 17-inch aluminum wheels with a unique finish (late availability)
Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk also adds new standard features for 2018, which include Blind-spot Monitoring, Cross Path Detection and ParkSense Rear Backup Warning plus Dual-zone/Automatic Temperature Control
Jeep Cherokee Limited trims now feature standard features such as Blind-spot Monitoring, Cross Path Detection and ParkSense Rear Backup Warning as well as a power liftgate


Highlights

Best-in-class capability:
Choice of 2.4-liter I-4 or 3.2-liter V-6 engines, three available four-wheel-drive systems that raise the standard for mid-size SUVs, Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with up to five customized modes (Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock), best-in-class V-6 towing capability: 4,500 pounds, up to a 56:1 crawl ratio for low-range traction
Fuel economy:
Up to 30 miles per gallon (mpg) highway on standard 2.4-liter I-4 engine; optional 3.2-liter V-6 engine with stop-start technology delivers best-in-class V-6 fuel economy (29 mpg highway); standard nine-speed automatic transmission; industry-first rear-axle disconnect resulting in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn’t needed, improving fuel efficiency
More than 70 available advanced safety and security features


Model Lineup

For 2018, the Jeep Cherokee lineup consists of five models:

Latitude (4x2 and 4x4)
Latitude Plus (4x2 and 4x4)
Limited (4x2 and 4x4)
Overland (4x2 and 4x4)
Trailhawk
Altitude Black-Out Appearance Packages available on Latitude and Limited


Exterior Colors

Hydro Blue Pearl Coat
Firecracker Red Clear Coat
Diamond Black Pearl Coat
Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
Bright White Clear Coat
Pearl White Pearl Coat
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
Light Brownstone Pearl Coat
Olive Green Clear Coat
Rhino Clear Coat
Velvet Red Pearl Coat
Patriot Blue Pearl Coat
 

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2018 Jeep® Cherokee Latitude With All-new Tech Connect Package Includes New Uconnect Skill for Amazon Alexa and an Amazon Echo Dot Device
‘Alexa, Ask Uconnect to Start My Jeep Cherokee’


FCA Uconnect and Amazon launch home-to-car Alexa skills on the 2018 Jeep® Cherokee equipped with 8.4-inch display and Uconnect Access
Uconnect skill for Amazon Alexa allows owners with an Alexa device to:
use their voice to remotely start and stop the engine
lock and unlock doors
send commands directly to NAV-equipped models
monitor vehicle vitals
Jeep Cherokee Latitude models equipped with Tech Connect Package feature enhanced exterior appearance and interior content
Customers receive an Amazon Echo Dot device, a three-month subscription to the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan and a three-month membership to Audible

October 12, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -





The 2018 Jeep® Cherokee Latitude equipped with an all-new Tech Connect Package enhances the owner connection with the introduction of the new Uconnect skill for Amazon Alexa. Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and is behind devices such as the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show. Alexa provides a set of capabilities referred to as skills, which enable customers to make voice-activated requests.

The Jeep Cherokee’s new Tech Connect Package responds to a multitude of voice commands via Alexa. The menu of commands can start the vehicle’s engine, lock and unlock doors, send navigation instructions to the vehicle, plus check fuel and tire pressure levels.

“The introduction of Amazon Alexa to the Jeep Cherokee allows us to meet consumers’ increasing desire for innovation of information,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “Jeep Cherokee’s new Tech Connect Package allows customers to minimize the everyday stresses of busy lifestyles by providing them with a variety of ways to stay conveniently connected to their vehicles, while making every drive exceptionally informative, entertaining and unique.”

With the purchase of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude equipped with the new Tech Connect Package, consumers will receive an Amazon Echo Dot, a three-month subscription to the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan – the on-demand full catalog streaming service with access to tens of millions of songs, thousands of hand-curated playlists and personalized stations – and natural language voice controls via Alexa. Also included is a three-month membership to Audible, the world’s largest seller and producer of digital spoken-word entertainment, with more than 375,000 audio programs from leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers, and business information providers.

Jeep Cherokee Latitude models equipped with the new Tech Connect Package exemplify a sleek and distinguished appearance with Diamond Black Crystal-painted lower cladding and gloss black finishes on the chin applique, upper and lower grille surround, roof rails and badging. In addition, 18-inch painted aluminum wheels add a premium touch and road presence.

Inside, Jeep Cherokee Latitude models equipped with the Tech Connect Package receive the Uconnect 8.4-inch infotainment center with 3G connectivity, rear backup assist and one-touch up/down front windows, plus Premium Audio Group and a one-year Sirius XM Satellite Radio subscription.

In addition, beginning Nov. 1, consumers who purchase any 2018 Jeep Cherokee with the Uconnect 8.4-inch infotainment center can download the Alexa skills to their own Echo device.

To initiate the Uconnect skill for Amazon Alexa, owners must register with Uconnect Access connected services, then search for and enable the Uconnect skill in the skills store in the Alexa app. Once the customer’s Uconnect Access and Amazon accounts are linked, customers can ask any Alexa device to open the Uconnect skill.

“Customers with an Alexa device in their home can simply ask Alexa to start their Jeep Cherokee, send directions to their navigation system and more, before they even leave their house,” said Ned Curic, Vice President Automotive at Amazon Alexa. “Voice is a big part of the future because it can simplify everyday tasks like these and we are excited that Jeep is bringing this level of connectivity to customers.”

Arriving at dealer showrooms in November, the Jeep Cherokee Latitude with the new Tech Connect Package will be available for a U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $26,190 for 4x2 models or $27,690 for 4x4 models, plus $1,095 destination charge.

About Uconnect
Launched in 2003, Uconnect systems are FCA in-vehicle connectivity centers, designed to keep consumers connected, entertained and, most importantly, focused on the road.

Each FCA vehicle comes equipped with a Uconnect system that provides drivers with a range of available communication, navigation, entertainment features and connected services, including:

Handsfree calling or texting solutions that keep drivers productive, talking and connected
Entertainment and audio options that include AM, FM, HD Radio or satellite radio, Bluetooth streaming audio, CD Player, USB and AUX port
Navigation options that help provide a stress-free commute with easy access to points of interest, well-designed maps and turn-by-turn directions that are broadcast over the vehicle’s audio system


An included trial of connected services also is available on properly equipped vehicles. These real-time services include a monthly vehicle health report, vehicle health alert, a smartphone app that enables owners to remotely lock, unlock or start their vehicle, locate their vehicle and more; 9-1-1 call and Assist Buttons on the rearview mirror that will connect vehicle owners to help at the push of a button.

Vehicle owners can access and control their Uconnect system’s features and services by using voice recognition technology, steering wheel controls, touchscreens or traditional knobs and buttons.
 

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Belvidere Assembly Plant Footage


Dec 12, 2017
B-roll of Jeep Cherokee production at Belvidere (Ill.) Assembly Plant. Belvidere Assembly began production of the Jeep Cherokee on June 1, 2017, after it moved from the Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Complex as part of the Company’s plan to increase manufacturing capacity of trucks and SUVs. (2017)
 

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Introduction-How to operate features and functions of 2018 Jeep Cherokee


May 21, 2018
Want to make the most of your 2018 Jeep Cherokee? Take a new look at previews of your Cherokee's conveniences, safety features, and cool technologies. Get a sneak peek at the features your new Cherokee has to offer.
 
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