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New 2017 Jeep Cherokee at Hoffman Automotive Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Hagerstown, MD

For the 2017 Cherokee lineup, the Trailhawk brings great off-road capability. It brings leather, heated, and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, remote start, power liftgate, Keyless Enter 'n Go, power eight-way driver seat, a universal garage door, and more. Also, all the trims now come with high-intensity discharge headlamps. Midway through the model year the Overland is introduced and includes some features like a steering wheel with high-gloss wood trim, leather heated and ventilated seats, and Alpine premium audio system. The Overland trim gets two packages that are Heavy-Duty Protection Group and/or Trailer Tow Prep Packages. Keep reading along, to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Cherokee.

Under the Cherokee's Hood

The standard engine in a Cherokee is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. It is powered by 171 pound-feet of torque and 184 horsepower. Another engine is a 3.2-liter V6 that is rated at 239 pound-feet of torque and 271 horsepower. The transmission in both engines is a nine-speed automatic transmission. There is a choice of front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive for either engine. There are two 4WD systems available. The Sport, Latitude, and Limited have the light-duty Active Drive I that doesn't require input from the driver, but features a Selec-Terrain dial with different terrain modes. The Trailhawk and Overland come with the more rugged Active Drive II system that features a locking differential, a low-range gearing, and a Rock mode on the Selec-Terrain. This system is also optional on the Limited. When the trailer tow package is added to the V6 it can tow up to 4,500 pounds.

Design of Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee is innovative with its style and capability. It is offered as a five-passenger crossover SUV. The five main trims are Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, Limited, and Overland. Some exterior features are roof rails, exterior accents, signature seven-slot grille, dual chrome exhaust tips, and trapezoidal wheel arches. There are advanced signature LED daytime running lamps that give it a specific look. There are also available high-intensity discharge headlamps that will make driving at night easier. If you want to be prepared for cold weather the features that will help are heated exterior mirrors and a wiper de-icer. There is an ample amount of space available with the 60/40 split-folding rear seat with reclining and fore-aft adjustment capability. There is a cargo management system that features a storage locker, first aid kit, a collapsible cooler, and a roadside assistance kit. The interior features a media hub with Bluetooth, a USB port, one SD card slot, and an AUX port. There is also Alpine premium audio system with a 12-channel, 506-watt amplifier with nine speakers and a subwoofer.

What are all the trim options of the 2017 Jeep Cherokee?

There are five trims levels: Sport, Latitude, Limited, Overland, and Trailhawk. There are also three special edition models: 75th Anniversary Edition, Altitude, and High Altitude.

What is included in the Trailer-Tow Prep Package?

The tow package includes trailer-tow wiring harness, HD engine cooling, auxiliary transmission oil cooler, and a full-size spare tire.

Do you have virtual test drive?

Yes, you can pick what vehicle you would like to virtually test drive. Virtual Test Drive


The Cherokee includes high-strength steel that maximizes protection in the event of a crash. It optimizes the dynamics of the vehicle and its weight. There are ten airbags including driver and front passenger knee-bolster airbags, rear-seat side airbags, and full-length side-curtain airbags. There are available accident avoidance systems like lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and blind-spot monitoring. When an 8.4-inch touchscreen is included in the Cherokee it comes with a Uconnect Access system that includes an on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking/locking, automatic crash notification, and stolen vehicle assistance. You can come down to Hoffman Dodge Chrysler Jeep to test drive the 2017 Jeep Cherokee.

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