2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Specs at a Glance

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee

  • Standard Engine2.4L I4
  • Horsepower184hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *21 / 30
  • Transmission9-Speed Shiftable Automatic

2018 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Jeep Cherokee

  • Standard Engine2.4L I4
  • Horsepower180hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *22 / 31
  • Transmission9-Speed Shiftable Automatic

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs 2018 Jeep Cherokee

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The Jeep Cherokee has continually improved year after year with dramatic design changes. When the 2019 model was introduced at the North American International Auto Show this year, there were many comparisons to the 2018 model for very good reasons. Both the 2018 and the 2019 Jeep Cherokee have winning features that buyers still want in an SUV!


When it comes to performance, the Jeep Cherokee stands out among other SUV’s. The 2019 Cherokee has advanced-performance with a new technological powertrain but still has the same ability as the 2018 model to perform during off-road conditions. The 2019 Cherokee features three innovative maneuvering capabilities that will help you through any off-road adventure with confidence.

Both the 2019 and 2018 models have a wheelbase of 107 inches, turning diameter of 38.1 feet, an overall vehicle length of 182 inches, and the rear axle disconnect capability with Selec-Terrain Traction Management System for improved and efficient performance. The all-weather capability is a feature that has become a signature part of the Cherokee. The 2019 Cherokee has one of the most technologically advanced systems and fuel-efficient engines, for an SUV, in the automotive industry. The all-new 2.0-liter direct injection turbocharged engine in the 2019 Cherokee has 270 horsepower and 295 pounds of torque. The newly designed engine has the highest capacity to reach zero to 60 MPH and enhanced drivability for an SUV in its class.


At first look, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee will give you a fresher perspective because of its improved exterior design. The bold front-end and distinctive-looking tailgate standout from the previous 2018 model; however, both the 2019 and 2018 models have the typical signature Jeep branding that continues as world-class recognition. The 2018 model was designed with an aerodynamic exterior look and the 2019 model is unmistakably refined in its new look that is timeless.


The 2019 Jeep Cherokee was crafted with a unique purpose – to get you where you need to go in supreme comfort. Just like the 2018 model, the 2019 Cherokee has standard leather-trimmed seating and state-of-the-art interior technology. The award-winning 2018 interior has versatile cabin space, which has the kind of detail you will appreciate. The luxurious and plush interior will keep you in comfort regardless of the adventure you decide to take! The front seats provide four-way lumbar support and eight-way power adjustments.

With the Jeep Cherokee, you can depend on the cargo space needed to haul all of your gear. The Cherokee also has the available Jeep Brand Cargo Management System. The first-aid kit, a pet kennel, and cargo net are just a few of the features that can be added in order to make your next adventure safe and enjoyable. The 2019 Cherokee is filled with many new additions such as heated and ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic temperature control. As with all Cherokee’s, the 2019 and 2018 models have outstanding safety features. The high strength steel of the Cherokee maximizes the safety for you and your passengers. In addition, the 2019 Cherokee has safety features like blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, full speed collision warning and rear cross path detection, whereas the 2018 model has a backup camera, park assist, and automated parking.

If you’re interested in finding out more about either of these fantastic Cherokee models, contact the staff at Ron Lewis Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Pleasant Hills. Our dealership has been voted two consecutive years as one of the top places to work in Pittsburg. Come by and see what sets us apart from other dealerships!

* EPA estimated mpg with 2.4L engine and nine-speed automatic transmission, 4x2. Actual mileage may vary.

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