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  • Launched in 2014
  • Crossover
  • Petrol, Diesel
  • Launch year
    2014
  • Body type
    Crossover
  • Fuel type
    Petrol, Diesel

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David Ross

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Interesting but flawed crossover alternative

Best bits

  • Well equipped as standard
  • Very capable off-road
  • Reasonably comfortable

Not so great

  • Refinement could be better
  • Not great to drive
  • Sluggish engines in early models

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Overall verdict on the Jeep Cherokee

"As an alternative to SUVs like the Hyundai Tucson, the Jeep Cherokee has a few things going for it. Not least a strong image and a genuine off-road capability. Like all Jeep models, the Cherokee can cover proper tough terrain. This is no weekend soft-roader. Of course whether owners really want that is another matter. Ultimately, there are lots of other crossovers that do it better..."

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Jeep had high hopes for the Cherokee when it arrived in 2014. It marked the beginning of a reinvigoration for the brand now owned by Fiat. The previous year saw a much improved Grand Cherokee launched and, following that, Jeep unveiled a new smaller SUV, the Renegade.


For this Cherokee, Jeep moved things more upmarket. It realised it could not merely trade on its rugged and outdoorsy image as it once did, so it's no surprise to see big improvements from previous Jeep models in terms of quality and design. The Cherokee is certainly distinctive, especially from the front with that odd nose but some things continue like the traditional Jeep grille, albeit with a new take on the old design.


It's not the most handsome of SUVs but it certainly stands out. It's a shame therefore that the interior isn't as daring. Inside it's bland and full of drab plastics.

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Jeep Cherokee

2.2 Multijet 200 Limited 5dr Auto

  • 2018
  • 14,879 miles
  • Motorchoice Aberdeen
  • Kincardineshire, AB123AD
Price:£21,000
PCP: £399.78/mo

Representative example: Contract Length: 36 months, 35 Monthly Payments: £399.78, Customer Deposit: £3,150.00, Total Deposit: £3,150.00, Optional Final Payment: £7,522.04, Total Charge For Credit: £3,664.34, Total Amount Payable: £24,664.34, Representative APR: 9.9%, Interest Rate (Fixed): 9.9%, Excess Mileage Charge: 4.06ppm, Mileage Per Annum: 10,000

Jeep Cherokee

2.0 CRD Limited 5dr

  • 2014
  • 51,785 miles
  • Bristol Street Motors Ford Stoke
  • Staffordshire, ST44TU
Price:£11,000
HP: £299.41/mo

Representative example: Contract Length: 36 months, 36 Monthly Payments: £299.41, Customer Deposit: £1,650.00, Total Deposit: £1,650.00, Total Charge For Credit: £1,428.76, Total Amount Payable: £12,428.76, Representative APR: 9.9%, Interest Rate (Fixed): 9.48%

What’s the best Jeep Cherokee model/engine to choose?

The later 2.2-litre Multijet diesel, which arrived in 2015, is a much better engine than the earlier 2.0-litre so is worth seeking out. And while the Limited trim is well equipped, we'd go for a Longitude+ model which has the Uconnect media centre with 8.4-inch touch screen, navigation with Bluetooth voice recognition, and nine speakers with an Alpine sub-woofer.

What other cars are similar to the Jeep Cherokee?

While Jeep pitched the Cherokee as a rival to premium off-roaders, things like the Land Rover Discovery Sport, it didn't have the quality or image to compete. It is well equipped though so makes a good rival for cars like the Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage and of course the ever popular Nissan Qashqai

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