2016's: Jeep CherokeeDel Stewart

2016 Jeep® Cherokee: Most Capable Mid-size SUV Sets the Standard for the Segment

  • Best-in-class capability
    • 3.2-liter V-6 engine now available on Cherokee Sport model
    • 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
    • Jeep Cherokee is Four Wheeler Magazine’s 2015 Four Wheeler of the Year
  • Fuel economy – up to 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway
    • Standard Engine Stop-Start technology on 3.2-liter V-6-powered Cherokee models
    • Only mid-size SUV with 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

Auburn Hills, Mich., Sep 1, 2015  -  The 2016 Jeep® Cherokee delivers the on-road driving dynamics, features, fuel economy and 4x4 capability that mid-size SUV customers desire.
For 2016, the Jeep Cherokee delivers legendary Jeep 4x4 capability, fuel ratings of up to 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, superior on-road ride and handling, a segment-exclusive nine-speed automatic transmission, world-class craftsmanship, class-exclusive technology and more than 70 available advanced safety and security features.
New for the 2016 model year are Rhino Clear Coat and Light Brownstone exterior colors and driver comfort enhancements to the steering column tilt, instrument cluster and front seats.

For 2016 Jeep Cherokee vehicles equipped with the 8.4-inch touchscreen, Uconnect is introducing new features that include the all-new Drag and Drop menu bar, Siri Eyes Free and Do-Not Disturb. 

Drag and Drop Menu Bar: Jeep Cherokee owners now have the ability to personalize their touchscreen controls to fit their lifestyle and have one-button access to the features and services they value most. From Travel Link and Yelp to heated or cooled seats, drivers now can simply drag their favorite feature or service icon from the apps menu and move them to their Uconnect system’s main menu bar

  • Siri Eyes Free: An extension of voice recognition via the voice button on the steering wheel and compatible with an Apple iPhone 4s or later, with Siri Eyes free, drivers can speak natural language voice commands to send text messages, play music, set reminders, place phone calls and access turn-by-turn directions. Driver’s will simply push and hold the voice recognition button on the steering wheel until the Siri screen appears on the 8.4-inch touchscreen and hear the audible tones
  • Do Not Disturb: Vehicle owners who prefer not be interrupted with phone calls or text messages while driving can choose to turn on the new “Do Not Disturb” and “Reply with Text Message” feature. Located within the Uconnect system’s phone screen, once enabled with a the push of a button or via voice command, the Do Not Disturb icon will route all incoming mobile calls to voicemail and suppress text messages. If the vehicle owner chooses to enable the Do Not Disturb feature, they also have the ability to send a default or customized response once a call or text message is received