This new Cherokee will take the place of current Jeep Liberty SUV and is speculated at being an attention grabber right at the outset, even with the awkward looking front. To be produced from Chrysler Group’s Toledo Assembly Plant in Ohio, 2014 Cherokee is scheduled to be seen in company dealer showrooms in third quarter of 2013.
2014 Jeep Cherokee is expected to be seen with a new 3.2 liter V6 engine based on Chrysler 3.6 liter Pentastar engine. The new midsized SUV will come in with enhanced fuel efficiency and better on road driving dynamics way above the outgoing model. It will be built on Dodge Dart CUSW platform. Images revealed show 2014 Cherokee to possess a new curved grille design, a shapelier hood and sleek headlights. Extensive plastic body cladding adds to vehicle’s aggressive appearance while best in class capabilities are promised, enhanced 45% over the current Cherokee which is on its way out.
Jeep brand will arrive in India later this year. It will be launched under Fiat India and sold as CBU’s. Fiat India has already begun testing of Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Jeep Wrangler on India roads. More models of Jeep will be launched at a later stage.