26 Nov

Jeep expands Cherokee line-up with Overland model

first_imgThe Jeep brand is introducing its new Cherokee Overland on Thursday at the New England International Auto Show, expanding the brand’s line-up to deliver consumers a new level of luxury combined with unmatched capability in the mid-size SUV segment.The new Cherokee Overland joins Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk models in the Cherokee line-up. With a US Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $34,495 (Rs 23.34 lakh), Cherokee Overland arrives in Jeep dealerships this spring.To start off with, the new Jeep Cherokee Overland comes with a 3.2-litre Pentastar V-6 engine churning out maximum power output of 271HP and maximum torque of 324Nm.Jeep Cherokee Overland ALSO READ:Jeep ready to start sales in IndiaAn exclusive style, premium amenities and enhancements and a long list of standard equipment elevate the new 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland model to new levels of refined elegance and comfort.The exterior of the new Cherokee Overland model features new body-color fascias with a bright front grille and chin extension, body-color door cladding and wheel flares, new 18-inch fully polished bright aluminum wheels, standard HID bi-xenon headlamps and “Overland” badge on the liftgate.Inspired by the award-winning Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland model, the Jeep Cherokee Overland interior includes a host of premium enhancements, including a leather-wrapped instrument panel, power front driver and passenger seat with four-way power lumbar, a new Jeep steering wheel with Zebrano high-gloss wood trim, bright door sill plates, Alpine Premium Audio system, Uconnect 8.4AN AM/FM radio with 8.4-in. touchscreen display, Bluetooth, Navigation, HD Radio.advertisementALSO READ;Jeep India website goes live; list Grand Cherokee, Grand Cherokee SRT, Wrangler UnlimitedJeep Cherokee OverlandIn addition to the interior and exterior design enhancements and the standard equipment found on the Jeep Cherokee Limited model, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland model adds the following as standard equipment: power liftgate, blind spot monitoring and rear cross path detection, Park sense rear backup assist system and a premium insulation group.The new Jeep Cherokee Overland 4×4 model comes standard with 8.2 inches of ground clearance to help drivers reach the most demanding destinations.Living up to the “Overland” name, each Jeep Cherokee Overland 4×4 model comes equipped with the Jeep Active Drive II 4×4 system, which includes a two-speed power transfer unit, low range and an industry-first disconnecting rear axle for improved fuel efficiency when 4×4 capability isn’t needed.In addition, the Jeep Active Drive II system features the Jeep brand’s Selec-Terrain traction control system. Selec-Terrain allows the driver, with a push of a button on the Selec-Terrain dial, to choose the on- and off-road setting for optimum performance. Four customized settings are offered on the new Cherokee Overland model: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud.ALSO READ: Jeep announces new Cherokee Night Eagle Limited EditionJeep Cherokee OverlandThe system also includes Jeep Selec-Terrain, allowing drivers to choose between four modes (auto, sport, snow and sand/mud), which optimizes the 4×4 system to the driving conditions.last_img

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