Cherokee Named Most American Vehicle

Cherokee Named Most American Vehicle

For the second year in a row, the Jeep Cherokee has been ranked first on’s annual American-Made Index! The Cherokee is the most capable midsize SUV on the market, offering a luxurious cabin loaded with features and the capability to take you anywhere! Plus, the Cherokee boasts a refreshed design for the 2019 model year and a brand new turbocharged engine option that boosts fuel efficiency and performance. Keep reading to learn more about the American-Made Index and the Jeep Cherokee!

Thanks to high scores across the five major factors evaluated in the index, the Jeep Cherokee tops the American-Made Index yet again! The American-Made Index takes five major factors into consideration when evaluating the economic impact of any given model. Those five factors include factory jobs provided by the automaker’s United States plants, transmission sourcing, engine sourcing, domestic-parts content as determined by the American Automobile Labeling Act, and assembly location.

As we stated before, the Jeep Cherokee was refreshed for the 2019 model year, making it one of the most capable SUVs on the market today. Jeep offers the Cherokee in five outstanding trim levels. The base Latitude model comes outfitted with a slew of standard features including Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, a hidden storage compartment in the front passenger seat, height-adjustable front seats, automatic xenon headlights, a rearview camera, heated side mirrors, six-speaker sound system, and 17-inch wheels. The off-roading oriented Trailhawk model takes the Cherokee to the trails with features like hill ascent and descent control, all-terrain tires, tow hooks, exclusive suspension tuning, skid plates, and more! Other trim levels come outfitted with features like an 8.4-inch touchscreen, dual-zone climate control, remote engine start, a power liftgate, driver assistance features, premium sound systems, and more!

Powertrain options for the Cherokee are just fantastic! The first engine is a 2.4-liter inline-4 that generates 180 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque. Both FWD and AWD configurations are available for this engine. A more powerful engine option is the available 3.2-liter V6. This engine packs 271 hp and 239 lb-ft of torque and con be outfitted with FWD, AWD, and the available 4×4 systems. The final engine is a 2.0-liter turbo inline-4. This engine is new for the 2019 model year and is capable of kicking out 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine offers the same drivetrain configurations as the V6.

Texan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is incredibly proud to offer a wide inventory of 2019 Jeep Cherokee models for our customers to choose from! No matter what you are looking for, whether it’s a Trailhawk model that will take you from the trails to the office without an issue or a Limited model that is packed to the brim with luxury features, providing the most comfortable ride, we have a Cherokee model for you! You can peruse our Jeep Cherokee inventory right here! If you already own a Jeep Cherokee model, make sure you are keeping it running in tip-top shape with the help of our service department! You can easily book your next appointment right here. Our parts department is also a great place to visit if you are looking to outfit your Jeep Cherokee with aftermarket accessories!