2015 Jeep Cherokee Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2015:

  • 4-cylinder engine meets PZEV standards in certain states
  • Automatic start/stop added to V-6 engine
  • Standard reversing camera and automatic headlights for Latitude trim level
  • New SafetyTec package optional for all Cherokees except Sport versions
  • Optional forward-collision warning system gains low-speed crash-mitigation system
  • Trailhawk edition now offered with premium leather, ventilated seats, and more

Introduction
The 2015 Jeep Cherokee is a 5-passenger crossover SUV, which the automaker positions as a midsize model. The Trailhawk version is the only member of the Cherokee family that is \"Trail Rated\" for serious off-roading excursions.

In a crowded segment, primary Cherokee competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Kia Sorento, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Murano, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, and Toyota RAV4. The Cherokee Trailhawk is aimed at the Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, and Volkswagen Touareg.

Models and Features
Jeep offers the 2015 Cherokee in Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk trim levels. All are equipped with a standard 4-cylinder engine, while the Trailhawk gets standard 4-wheel-drive (4WD) to replace the front-wheel-drive (FWD) system in other versions.

Upgrading to the Latitude trim level adds air conditioning, a reversing camera, fold-flat front passenger's seat with hidden in-seat storage, upgraded seat fabric, LED ambient cabin lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a 115-volt power outlet. Exterior trim is upgraded, and the Cherokee Latitude includes automatic headlights, fog lights, 17-in. aluminum wheels, and greater ground clearance.

Select the Cherokee Limited for a nicer interior with leather upholstery, an 8-way power driver's seat with 4-way power lumbar support, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and a dual-zone automatic climate control system with a humidity sensor and improved air filtration. The Limited version also includes Keyless Go passive entry with push-button engine starting, remote engine starting, a 7-in. multi-view display screen in the gauge cluster, Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system with satellite radio and a USB port, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, leather-wrapped shift knob, and a cargo net. A windshield wiper de-icer is standard, the outside mirrors fold and feature turn signal indicators and courtesy lighting, and the Cherokee Limited rides on 18-in. aluminum wheels.

The Cherokee Trailhawk is also based on the Latitude trim level and is equipped for rugged off-roading. Jeep's Active Drive Lock 4WD system is standard, along with Selec-Speed drivetrain control, hill-descent control, off-road suspension, front suspension skid plate, transmission skid plate, fuel tank skid plate, underbody skid plate, front and rear tow hooks, and unique 17-in. aluminum wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires. In order to maximize off-road capability, ground clearance, approach angle, breakover angle, and departure angle are improved over other Cherokee models.

Inside, the Cherokee Trailhawk gets leather-accented seats, all-season floor mats, 7-in. multi-view display screen, cargo net, leather-wrapped shift knob, and upgraded door panel materials. Jeep's Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system is also standard.

Under the Hood
The Cherokee's standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine makes 184 horsepower, delivered to the front wheels through a 9-speed automatic transmission. For 2015, the 4-cylinder engine meets Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) standards in several states.

A 271-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 engine is optional for all Cherokees except the Sport version. This year, it is equipped with new automatic start/stop technology that shuts the engine off while the SUV is idling in traffic or at intersections, a feature designed to improve fuel economy.

Depending on trim level, Jeep offers one of three 4WD systems for the Cherokee, ranging from a simple setup that automatically transfers power to the rear wheels when conditions warrant to a more robust system with a locking rear differential. All 4WD systems include Selec-Terrain traction control, which calibrates drivetrain response depending on the terrain.

Fuel Economy
Stick with FWD and the Cherokee's standard 4-cylinder engine returns 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. Choose the V-6 and those numbers dip to 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway.

Depending on the type of 4WD system, the Cherokee's fuel-economy ratings range from a low of 19 mpg in the city for a Trailhawk with either engine to a high of 28 mpg on the highway for the basic 4WD system and with either engine.

Safety and Technology
Jeep offers numerous safety, infotainment, and convenience technologies for the 2015 Cherokee. A park-assist system is optional, one that steers the SUV into parallel and perpendicular parking spaces while the driver operates the pedals and transmission. The Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system can be upgraded with navigation, Uconnect Access service with mobile Wi-Fi capability, and a wireless smartphone charging pad. Jeep installs hands-free text-messaging support and makes voice-activated text-messaging assist available as an option.

The 2015 Cherokee can also be upgraded with a blind-spot monitoring system, rear cross-path detection system, lane-departure warning system, and an adaptive cruise control system with stop-and-go capability, and a forward-collision warning system with a new low-speed crash mitigation feature.

What's New for 2015:

  • 4-cylinder engine meets PZEV standards in certain states
  • Automatic start/stop added to V-6 engine
  • Standard reversing camera and automatic headlights for Latitude trim level
  • New SafetyTec package optional for all Cherokees except Sport versions
  • Optional forward-collision warning system gains low-speed crash-mitigation system
  • Trailhawk edition now offered with premium leather, ventilated seats, and more

Introduction
The 2015 Jeep Cherokee is a 5-passenger crossover SUV, which the automaker positions as a midsize model. The Trailhawk version is the only member of the Cherokee family that is \"Trail Rated\" for serious off-roading excursions.

In a crowded segment, primary Cherokee competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Kia Sorento, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Murano, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, and Toyota RAV4. The Cherokee Trailhawk is aimed at the Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, and Volkswagen Touareg.

Models and Features
Jeep offers the 2015 Cherokee in Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk trim levels. All are equipped with a standard 4-cylinder engine, while the Trailhawk gets standard 4-wheel-drive (4WD) to replace the front-wheel-drive (FWD) system in other versions.

Upgrading to the Latitude trim level adds air conditioning, a reversing camera, fold-flat front passenger's seat with hidden in-seat storage, upgraded seat fabric, LED ambient cabin lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a 115-volt power outlet. Exterior trim is upgraded, and the Cherokee Latitude includes automatic headlights, fog lights, 17-in. aluminum wheels, and greater ground clearance.

Select the Cherokee Limited for a nicer interior with leather upholstery, an 8-way power driver's seat with 4-way power lumbar support, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and a dual-zone automatic climate control system with a humidity sensor and improved air filtration. The Limited version also includes Keyless Go passive entry with push-button engine starting, remote engine starting, a 7-in. multi-view display screen in the gauge cluster, Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system with satellite radio and a USB port, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, leather-wrapped shift knob, and a cargo net. A windshield wiper de-icer is standard, the outside mirrors fold and feature turn signal indicators and courtesy lighting, and the Cherokee Limited rides on 18-in. aluminum wheels.

The Cherokee Trailhawk is also based on the Latitude trim level and is equipped for rugged off-roading. Jeep's Active Drive Lock 4WD system is standard, along with Selec-Speed drivetrain control, hill-descent control, off-road suspension, front suspension skid plate, transmission skid plate, fuel tank skid plate, underbody skid plate, front and rear tow hooks, and unique 17-in. aluminum wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires. In order to maximize off-road capability, ground clearance, approach angle, breakover angle, and departure angle are improved over other Cherokee models.

Inside, the Cherokee Trailhawk gets leather-accented seats, all-season floor mats, 7-in. multi-view display screen, cargo net, leather-wrapped shift knob, and upgraded door panel materials. Jeep's Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system is also standard.

Under the Hood
The Cherokee's standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine makes 184 horsepower, delivered to the front wheels through a 9-speed automatic transmission. For 2015, the 4-cylinder engine meets Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) standards in several states.

A 271-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 engine is optional for all Cherokees except the Sport version. This year, it is equipped with new automatic start/stop technology that shuts the engine off while the SUV is idling in traffic or at intersections, a feature designed to improve fuel economy.

Depending on trim level, Jeep offers one of three 4WD systems for the Cherokee, ranging from a simple setup that automatically transfers power to the rear wheels when conditions warrant to a more robust system with a locking rear differential. All 4WD systems include Selec-Terrain traction control, which calibrates drivetrain response depending on the terrain.

Fuel Economy
Stick with FWD and the Cherokee's standard 4-cylinder engine returns 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. Choose the V-6 and those numbers dip to 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway.

Depending on the type of 4WD system, the Cherokee's fuel-economy ratings range from a low of 19 mpg in the city for a Trailhawk with either engine to a high of 28 mpg on the highway for the basic 4WD system and with either engine.

Safety and Technology
Jeep offers numerous safety, infotainment, and convenience technologies for the 2015 Cherokee. A park-assist system is optional, one that steers the SUV into parallel and perpendicular parking spaces while the driver operates the pedals and transmission. The Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system can be upgraded with navigation, Uconnect Access service with mobile Wi-Fi capability, and a wireless smartphone charging pad. Jeep installs hands-free text-messaging support and makes voice-activated text-messaging assist available as an option.

The 2015 Cherokee can also be upgraded with a blind-spot monitoring system, rear cross-path detection system, lane-departure warning system, and an adaptive cruise control system with stop-and-go capability, and a forward-collision warning system with a new low-speed crash mitigation feature.

Available Trims for the 2015 Jeep Cherokee
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23095.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/31
Name Latitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25095.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name Limited (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28895.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name Sport (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25095.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Latitude (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27095.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Trailhawk (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30395.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name Limited (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30895.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
Name Latitude Altitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25095.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name Latitude Altitude (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27095.00 Engine 3.2 L/198 City/Hwy MPG 19/27
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INTERIOR
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 6-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Voltmeter, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temp, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Compass
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Covered Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • 6-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement and Fold Flat
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Covered Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Front Seats w/Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar
  • 8-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
  • Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Vinyl Door Trim Insert
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Cargo Net
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Remote Engine Start
  • 8.4" Touch Screen Display
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Vinyl/Rubber Front And Rear Floor Mats
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 17" x 7" Full Face Steel
  • Tires: P225/60R17 BSW AS
  • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Rear Bumper
  • Black Bodyside Cladding and Black Fender Flares
  • Black Side Windows Trim
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Composite/Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Front License Plate Bracket
  • Active Grille Shutters
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Wheels: 17" x 7" Aluminum
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" Polished Aluminum
  • Tires: P225/55R18 AS
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Chrome Bumper Insert
  • Black Rear Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park
  • Tires: P225/65R17 BSW AS
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Wheels: 17" x 7.5" Aluminum
  • Tires: P245/65R17 OWL AT
  • Full-Size Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Black Front Bumper w/Colored Bumper Insert and 2 Tow Hooks
  • Black Rear Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and 1 Tow Hook
  • Accent Color Exterior Mirrors
  • Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Black Grille w/Metal-Look Surround
  • Tires: P225/60R18 BSW Touring LATE AVAILABILITY.
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" Gloss Black 5-Spoke Aluminum
  • As Tires
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.4L I4 MultiAir -inc: Tigershark
  • Transmission: 9-Speed 948TE Automatic
  • 3.73 Axle Ratio
  • Normal Duty Suspension
  • GVWR: 5,049 lbs
  • Federal Emissions
  • Transmission w/Sequential Shift Control
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • Auxiliary Transmission Oil Cooler
  • 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 160 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
  • 1000# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 15.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
  • 730CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • Transmission: 9-Speed 948TE Automatic -inc: 1 speed PTU
  • GVWR: 5,500 lbs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode, Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Automatic Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control
  • Transmission: 9-Speed 948TE Automatic 2 Speed PTU
  • 4.08 Axle Ratio
  • Off Road Suspension
  • California Emissions
  • Driver Selectable Rear Locking Differential
  • 4 Skid Plates
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag and Rear Side-Impact Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • ParkView Rear Camera
    • Selec-Terrain ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Uconnect 5.0 AM/FM/BT
    • Radio w/Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
    • 6 Speakers
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • GPS Antenna Input
    • Radio w/Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Harman Radio Manufacturer
    • Integrated Voice Command w/Bluetooth
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4A AM/FM/SXM/BT
    • SIRIUSXM Satellite Radio -inc: No Satellite Coverage w/AK/HI
    • Uconnect Access

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