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2020 Jeep Cherokee To Get Diesel Engine

After the great sales over the world, the Jeep company is preparing to release in the near future the new facelifted model 2020 Jeep Cherokee with the Diesel engine. This compact SUV comes with a very unique look and it is offered with two rows of seating. Also, it will be available with a few trims that include popular Trailhawk.

There are no terrains that the new Jeep Cherokee cannot reach. The Trailhawk model is built to give the best off-road ride. It is comfortable on all terrain and this will separate it from its competitions. The SUVs that will challenge this model are Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 along with the new Nissan Rogue. Also, we must add that this SUV is a great towing performer, it is able to maximum tow 4500 pounds which is a good number for this type of SUV.

2020 Jeep Cherokee side

2020 Jeep Cherokee offers a very elegant and attractive look

The exterior of the forthcoming 2020 Jeep Cherokee is the best in the class. The new model offers a very elegant and attractive look at the same time. The base-model Latitude comes standard with front-wheel drive system or (FWD) and is available with the stylish 17-inch steel wheels.

However, if one needs all wheel drive system (AWD) system it can jump to the Jeep’s Selec-Terrain traction-management package. The new LED headlights are installed along with the new nose that looks better than in the current one. The models that look and use the same design are Jeep Compass and Grand Cherokee. However, this is not the most changes, the rear end will get taillights that are reshaped and also powered with the newest LED. The taillights look attractive and overall appearance is tidier.

2020 Jeep Cherokee interior

2020 Jeep Cherokee interior comes with plenty of space

The interior of 2020 Jeep Cherokee is attractive and offers plenty of space. The new model will get some redesign in the cabin and lots of new techs are installed. This update will include the larger air vents and much more quality material use. Also, the new model offers a bit more storage than the current one model.

The seats are a comfort and on the higher trims, the buyers will be offered with the leather, heated and ventilated seats.

Techs inside

As for the tech, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee comes with the standard infotainment of  7-inch Uconnect screen includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with Bluetooth, plenty of USB ports, and the rearview camera.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

The most popular on the Jeeps line is model Trailhawk. This model will get a sporty black-out hood, and red tow hooks projecting from its lower-profile bumper.

2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Furthermore, there are no SUVs on the market that can match the output of the Trailhawk. This model comes with the powerful 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that is capable to produce 707 HP.

2020 Jeep Cherokee powertrain

Under the bonnet, the newest 2020 Jeep Cherokee will be offered with a few engine options. There will be exactly four of them and one is Diesel. The base one is the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine that is also under the hood of many models in the Jeep line. Furthermore, the standard engine will produce 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque.

The next one is the most powerful. It is the 3.2-liter V6 that delivers 271 horsepower and 239 lb-ft of torque. The last one of the list is the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that produce almost the same HP as the V6. It delivers 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The new diesel unit will be a 3.0-liter V6 that will be able to make 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.

Towing capacity and fuel consumption

The 2020 Jeep Cherokees turbocharged engine is able to maximum tow around 4000 pounds. However, with the powerful V6 towing will increase 500 pounds more or 4500 pounds. As for the fuel economy, the first one 2,4 liter delivers 22/31 mpg (FWD), 21/29 mpg (AWD) in the city/highway. The second one V6 from the test gives 20/29 mpg (FWD), 19/27 mpg (AWD), 18/26 mpg (Active Drive II) and 18/24 mpg for the Trailhawk model.

The last one turbocharged give 23/31 mpg for the FWD, 21/29 mpg for the AWD, 20/27 mpg (Active Drive II), 20/26 mpg (Trailhawk). The exact numbers of a Diesel engine are not yet available.

2020 Jeep Cherokee rear

2020 Jeep Cherokee release date and price

The debut of the forthcoming 2020 Jeep Cherokee will be in the middle of 2019 as per official statement. However, the price is still a mystery. From some experts, the price will be the same as for the current one.

The last year model is offered with a $26.000, while the most equipment models like Trailhawk starts at $34,500 and luxurious Overland $37,500. As for the price of the Diesel model, we can expect some price between $28,000 and 30,000. The most of the rivals will be models Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4.

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