2017 Jeep Cherokee Chicago IL

2017 Jeep Cherokee

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2017 Jeep Cherokee at Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Downers Grove 

The Jeep Cherokee is coming back with the powerful, off-road Trailhawk. Also, new for 2017, are high-intensity discharge headlamps. The Cherokee Overland will add even more features like a leather-wrapped instrument panel, power front and passenger seat, Zebrano high-gloss wood trim steering wheel, bright door sill plates, Nappa leather seats, Alpine premium audio system, 8.4-inch touchscreen display, and memory driver's seat. There are two Overland Packages available: Heavy Duty Protection and Trailer Tow Prep Package. The Jeep Cherokee delivers off-road capability, technology, and clever craftsmanship. Keep reading below to learn about the Jeep Cherokee.

Under the Cherokee's Hood

The standard engine on most of the Cherokees is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. It is rated at 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. There is another engine that can be an option for most of the models. It is a 3.2 -liter V6 engine that makes 230 pound-feet of torque and 271 horsepower. Both of these engines get a nine-speed automatic transmission. Either engine gets the choice of front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The Trailhawk model comes standard with four-wheel drive. There are two four-wheel drive systems available. The first is the light-duty Active Drive I and the second is the Active Drive II. When the optional towing package will give the V6 engine a towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds.

Design of Jeep Cherokee

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee is available in five main trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, Limited, and Overland. The base model comes with 17-inch wheels, remote keyless entry, LED running lights, LED taillights, cruise control, height-adjustable front seats, Bluetooth, a 5-inch touchscreen, 60/40-split folding seats, a six-speaker audio system, and a USB charge only port. The top trim features include 18-inch tires, safety features, a power liftgate, driver memory functions, cornering lights, sound-deadening windshield and front windows, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, a nine-speaker audio system, a navigation system, wood steering-wheel inserts, and a unique body-color exterior trim. A lot of the higher trim features are available to add to the lower trims through packages or standalone items. The packages available are appearance packages, a towing package, a dual-pane sunroof, and a technology package.

What are the color options available?

The color options are Hydro Blue, Firecracker Red, Diamond Black, Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat, Light Brownstone Pearlcoat, Recon Green Clearcoat, and Rhino Clearcoat.

Can you help me finance if I have bad credit?

Yes, we can assist you with what you need for financing by working with lending sources to find the best offer for you.  Check it out here!

What is included in the Technology package?

This package includes automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane-keeping assist, automatic wipers, upgraded exterior mirrors, rear parking sensors and an automated parking system.


The standard features in the Cherokee are anti-lock disc brakes, front and rear seat side airbags, stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, and front knee airbags. All the models come with a rearview camera, except the Sport. It can be added to the Sport if wanted. The 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen comes with automatic crash notification, remote door unlocking, on-demand roadside assistance, and stolen vehicle assistance. An optional package that can be added to the Trailhawk, Limited, and Overland includes a lane departure warning system, a forward collision warning and mitigation system, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring. Zeigler CDJR Downers Grove can help you find the right Cherokee for you!

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