Jeep Cherokee Named "Most American" Vehicle

Jeep Cherokee

    Jeep Cherokee Named "Most American" Vehicle 

    Ranked by as the No.1 American-Made Index (AMI) car for two years in a row, the Jeep Cherokee scored top marks across five categories. From its assembly location and engine and transmission sourcing to the factory jobs provided along with its domestic parts, this car manufacturer is hard to beat.

    In addition, the five-seater compact SUV also scored well in's Most Popular SUV/Crossover category, placing at #4. So what makes Jeep Cherokee in Indian Trail so special? 

    The Performance

    The Jeep Cherokee is available in five main trim levels, the 2019 Cherokee’s base variant comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 180 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. There are an efficient turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a 3.2-liter V6 engine up for grabs as well. While the latter delivers a powerful drive, the former is more fuel-efficient.  

    • The V6 provides efficient handling and steering, while the 2.0-liter engine fares even better.
    • The braking is responsive and smooth and boasts good stability when applied at high speeds.
    • Ramping up its towing capabilities, an optional package allows you to haul up to 4,500 pounds.
    • Excellent off-roading prowess makes the Trailhawk variant one of the best in its segment and a popular choice among consumers.

    Overall, the Jeep Cherokee delivers a smooth, well-balanced, and effortless drive.

    The Interiors 

    The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is well equipped featuring its iconic rugged looks with enhancements to the front-end facade. The base trim, Latitude, comes standard with height-adjustable front seats, a USB port, a 6-speaker sound system, and a folding front passenger seat. Though not large, the U Connect 7-inch touchscreen interactive display has both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities and is user-friendly. Comfortable seating makes for a pleasant ride and a spacious cabin with sufficient leg and headroom, makes this SUV a perfect choice for both short trips and getaways as well.

    Despite its 4,000-pound curb weight and high clearance, the Cherokee handles better than even some sedans. With thoughtful touches like its child-seat accommodation and a special storage place behind the front passenger seat, it isn't surprising that the Jeep Cherokee in Indian Trail is one of the most popular compact SUVs on the market.