The new 2021 Jeep Cherokee SUV will arrive soon and it will bring a more attractive look and better aerodynamics. The upcoming model according to the latest news will be also offered with three-row seats as optional. Besides attractive design, the new Cherokee will ride on the same platform as before. However, this platform will be extended and this SUV will get a roomier interior. Also, the cabin of this model will get a couple of useful upgrades.
Under the hood, the Jeep manufacturer will continue to offer the same engine lineup as before. So, we can expect that the standard model comes with the 3.6-liter V6 engine. However, if one needs more space and more techs, Jeep is also offering the Grand Cherokee model.
2021 Jeep Cherokee Design Language
The all-new 2021 Jeep Cherokee will ride on the extended platform that will bring a couple of exterior changes. However, do not expect anything significant. Whatsoever, dimensions will be increased by 7 inches, and the new model will get more space inside.
As before. styling will look attractive and aerodynamics are slightly improved. The front of this SUV will remain almost the same. Some changes have been seen on the headlights and this year model will get the new 17-inch wheels. The rear will be unchanged. The most equipped Trailhawk trim will come with increased ride height, all-wheel-drive system, and includes rock-crawl mode and bright red tow hooks.
The 2021 Jeep Cherokee will introduce some changes inside. There will be numerous tech updates. Also, the new SUV will get more quality materials. However, the biggest change that we can expect when it comes to the interior is a larger space which includes third-row.
This change will affect interior layout but also the type of buyer. It is obvious that the new model will be designed for families rather than other users. Yet, the last seat row might not be the most convenient for adults. Tech-wise, the standard infotainment system will remain to be a 7-inch screen that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2021 Jeep Cherokee Engine
As we already mentioned at the beginning, the new 2021 Jeep Cherokee will get under its hood the same engine variants as before. Overall, the standard engine is 3.6-liter V6 that delivers 295 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. The same engine powers the Dodge Durango model.
The next on the list is 5.7-liter gasoline unit that generates 360 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine will be also on the offer, and this one consists of the 3.0-liter and it cranks out 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of twist. The next one is under the high-performance SRT Cherokee. This model is one of the strongest and is powered by the 6.4-liter V8 that makes up to 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft.
The last one and the most equipped model is Trackhawk. With the 6.2-liter V8 turbocharged engine that generates 707 HP and 645 lb-ft of torque, this model is one of the quickest on the market.
Price and Release Date
The 2021 Jeep Cherokee will get some changes here and there. The new model will also get third-row seats. However, from the latest info, it will cost more than its predecessor.
The base version with the 3.6-liter V6 engine will cost around $27,000. The Grand Cherokee variant is also available and this model starts at $35,000. As for the release date, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee is expected to debut in the last quarter of 2020.