2019 Jeep Cherokee Performance Highlights

November 10th, 2018 by

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and LimitedWhen it comes to off-road performance, the new Jeep Cherokee is proof that big things can come in small packages. Our neighbors in the Round Rock area should keep these things in mind while they learn more about the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s performance.


Standard and Optional Engines and Powertrains

  • A 4×2 drivetrain is standard, but three available 4×4 systems make four-wheel drive available no matter which build you select.
  • A Tigershark Multiair 2 is the Cherokee’s base 2.4L four-cylinder engine. It’s standard across the Latitude, Latitude Plus, and Altitude trim levels.
  • Beginning with the Trailhawk, and continuing all the way to the high-end Overland trim, a 3.2L V6 replaces the Tigershark.
  • Drivers who want to maximize their efficiency without compromising power can opt for a turbocharged 2.0L I4 engine, available on all but the baseline Latitude trim.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Fuel Economy and Power

Your Jeep Cherokee’s power and efficiency will vary depending on which trims and options you select:

  • 2.4L I4 Tigershark Multiair 2
    • Horsepower: 180 hp
    • Torque: 171 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy, 4×2: 22 mpg city / 31 mpg highway
    • Fuel Economy, 4×4: 21 mpg city / 29 mpg highway
  • 3.2L V6 24-Valve VVT
    • Horsepower: 271 hp
    • Torque: 239 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy, 4×2: 20 mpg city / 29 mpg highway
    • Fuel Economy, 4×4: 19 mpg city / 27 mpg highway
  • 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo
    • Horsepower: 270 hp
    • Torque: 290 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy, 4×2: 23 mpg city / 31 mpg highway
    • Fuel Economy, 4×4: 21 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

2019 Jeep Cherokee


2019 Jeep Cherokee Performance Features

Drivers from Cedar Park to Georgetown can count on the 2019 Jeep Cherokee to take them anywhere they want to go. The following features complement the Cherokee’s impressive horsepower, torque, and fuel economy specs:

  • 4×4 Systems: Jeep Active Drive I is the 4×4 equipped on almost all 2019 Jeep Cherokee models equipped with four-wheel drive. Trailhawk and Trailhawk Elite models, however, receive Jeep Active Drive II and Jeep Active Lock, which both expand upon the capabilities of Active Drive I.
  • Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System: The Selec-Terrain® system is standard on all 4×4 Jeep Cherokee models, and lets you switch between Auto, Sport, Snow, and Sand/Mud modes with the press of a button. Active Drive Lock adds a Rock mode.
  • Trailhawk Features: The Trailhawk and Trailhawk Elite configurations offer drivers Trial Rated® performance with a sharp turning diameter, superior ground clearance, exceptional wheel articulation, a 51.2:1 crawl ratio, and the ability to ford water of up to 19 inches in depth.

Test Drive the 2019 Jeep Cherokee at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s performance makes it just as well-suited for drives around Austin as it is for adventures out in the country past San Marcos. Once you’ve had the chance to experience the Jeep Cherokee interior and trim levels for yourself, you won’t be able to settle for any other SUV. Contact Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today to schedule your test drive. Also, while you’re here, discover the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s impressive towing capability, and learn about other CDJR performance specs like the 2019 Dodge Charger’s top speed.

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