Although it was revealed later in December, it was at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show that the 2019 Jeep Cherokee had all the details and images revealed. The Jeep SUV gets a completely revamped image thanks to the disappearance of its controversial earlier design, based on the already customary aesthetics of separate front headlights. Although the changes practiced are not so significant, the design of the model separates drastically from its predecessor. Now showing a closer picture of their line siblings, who already have the brand’s new design language. In the front part one notices how the characteristic and controversial double optic front disappears to adopt new superior headlights of greater size, whose lines are still very torn, but more similar to the optics of the Jeep Compass. On the rear also new shapes appear in the lanterns, again inspired by those that are mounted in the compact SUV.
Otherwise, the changes really are minimal. There are some slight touches on the grille and bumpers, and in the interior new materials used only in the center console, changes in the part intended to house the user’s smartphone and some chrome frames, such as those of the ventilation outlets. The American brand has not yet revealed the composition of the full line, but confirmed the engines that will be available in the American market. The new in the mechanical part is the new gasoline engine of 4 cylinders and 2.0 liters, that counts on supercharging and develops 273 hp and 400 Nm of maximum torque. This is the same engine that can be found in the semi-hybrid version of the new Jeep Wrangler 2018, but under the hood of the Cherokee 2019 does not rely on the 48-volt electric system. In addition, it maintains the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and the 3.2-liter V6, delivering 182 hp and 275 hp respectively. Perhaps for some markets like Europe, for example, it offers at least one diesel engine option. But this has not yet been confirmed. Other innovations in the mechanical part are found in the update of the system of total traction and in the automatic transmission of 9 speeds that uses the model. In addition, the Cherokee has undergone a slight weight reduction, estimated at around 90 pounds, which will allow it to improve its consumption figures, which were not revealed by the brand either, although it is expected that it will be exactly the new 2.0-liter engine. which will get better numbers in this regard about car covers.
2020 – JEEP GLADIATOR LAUNCH EDITION
Finally the commercialization of the new Jeep Gladiator 2020 begins in the American market, where all the versions of the regular line, starting from $ 33,400 that costs the new pick-up in its version Gladiator Sport, are now available. To celebrate this release, which is one of the most anticipated news of the new generation JL Jeep Wrangler, the American brand has decided to launch a special edition release, the new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition, which as usual in this type of versions comes format limited edition. Its price will be just over $ 60,000, about $ 17,000 more than the version on which it is based. The new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will have a very limited production, since only 4,190 units will be manufactured, which will only be available for one day. So anyone who wants to stick with one of those coveted versions will have an opportunity. The new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will be available only on April 4. The reason for this is that this day will be the 4 of 4, which inevitably reminds and 4×4 expression. Thus, anyone interested in purchasing one of the 4,190 copies of the new Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition will be manufactured, must access a specific address on the website of the brand, which was enabled especially for this, but more than likely, all who visit a dealer of the official brand network in the United States will find help from the sales team to make this reservation. Whenever units are available. The new version Gladiator Launch Edition is based on the highest version of the line, the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, which has the most extreme chassis configuration and is best enabled for off-road use. But these will also feature new elements and accessories, such as dark-colored 17-inch wheels with large optional off-road tires. Likewise, inside there will be exclusive jackets in black leather with red contrast stitching.
2020 – JEEP GLADIATOR
The new Jeep Gladiator was officially presented at the Los Angeles Show. The pick-up is based on the successful Wrangler model with which it shares architecture and capabilities. This new interpretation of the Jeep’s flagship pick-up truck is able to drive on the toughest terrain while offering excellent workmanship, carrying heavy loads and great towing capacity, which will allow you to try to find space in the segment of medium-sized pick-ups. In terms of aesthetics, there is little doubt that it is based on the Jeep Wrangler, while adding some unique features, plus a more generous wheelbase to accommodate the cargo surface, which includes several hooks to make tasks easier. Like the Wrangler, the new Gladiator offers the possibility of removing the doors, the roof and even the windshield and can optionally be configured with a canvas roof that makes it a convertible. The most relevant equipment incorporated by the new Jeep Gladiator includes an Uconnect infotainment system with touch screen up to 8.4 inches compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, parking sensors front and rear, speed control with limiter, automatic climate control, interior mirror photosensitive, front-facing camera for fast obstacle recognition, blind spot detection, configurable digital instrumentation, 18-inch alloy wheels, and so on. The initial supply of engines of the new Jeep Gladiator will revolve around the well-known 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, a propeller that develops 290 horsepower and is coupled to a six-speed automatic or eight-speed automatic transmission, always with full four wheels.
2019 – JEEP COMPASS
With more than 100 thousand units already shipped, Brazil’s best-selling SUV does not stop evolving and enters the 2019 line offering even more technology and style to continue at the top. Each version received more standard items and there are new wheels and colors. The Jeep Compass maintains two competent powertrains: 2.0 flex of up to 166 hp with six-speed automatic transmission and the 2.0 hp 170 hp diesel with nine-ratio automatic transmission and 4×4 drive – the one with exclusive engine and transmission in the segment. The strengthening of equipment lists was significant. In the initial configuration, Sport Flex, the Compass leaves the factory with doorknobs and covers of rear-view mirrors painted in body color and new design for 17-inch alloy wheels. The following versions, Longitude Flex and Diesel, now feature the 7.0-inch color screen in the dashboard, rear-view mirrors with electric bumpers and new 18-inch wheels. Also available with the two mechanical assemblies, the Jeep Compass Limited has won the Park Assist semi-standalone parking system, remote engine starting by the key (very useful to leave the cabin air-conditioned before entering the vehicle) and the 19-inch wheels now are standard. The Trailhawk option remains the most off-road of the line and also received Park Assist and the remote start, in addition to the black roof.
Standalone technology more accessible
In addition to driving the sales ranking, the Jeep Compass is also a leader in advanced steering assistance technologies, reaching the level 1 of autonomous driving. There is no other vehicle manufactured in Brazil with as many resources available as the aforementioned Park Assist that happens to be standard on the top and other very important versions. More precisely, adaptive speed control (ACC), automatic braking collision alert (FCW +) and Lane Sense active shift monitoring, which are part of the optional High Tech kit – available for the Limited and Trailhawk versions -, which became more accessible. In Compass Trailhawk, for example, the package cost 15,650 reais and is now going out for 8,700 reais. And it even includes electric front seats, Premium Beats sound and trunk with electric opening and closing. Inspired by the Grand Cherokee icon, the Compass styling is even more attractive not just for the new wheels. The body has two new colors that highlight the elegance of the average Jeep SUV: Jazz Blue and Billet Silver. And on the inside, the Sport, Longitude and Trailhawk versions feature a new finish with various dark details such as multimedia center frames and central air vents and shift lever.
The Jeep Compass 2019 line is made up as follows:
- Sport 2.0 Flex AT6 – R $ 111,990
- Longitude 2.0 Flex AT6
- Limited 2.0 Flex AT6 – R $ 142,490
- Longitude 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 151,990
- Limited 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 171,490
- Trailhawk 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 171,490
2019 – JEEP COMPASS NIGHT EAGLE
It’s called the Jeep Compass Night Eagle and it’s a new special edition that will be presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, although it’s already on sale at the American brand dealers. The compact SUV enhances sportiness with dark detailing, a special body and interior treatment that gives it a more attractive yet sporting look. In the case of Compass, traditionally chrome bodywork elements are now painted black, such as the front grille and antinebline lights frame, as well as the edge of the glazed surface. The same color are the brand emblems and the traction system, as well as the 19-inch alloy wheels, but with a glossy finish. For this special edition, the brand offers four body colors that enhance the attractive contrast, choosing between ‘Red Line’, ‘Gray Granite’, ‘Bright White’ and ‘Black Diamond’. In addition, the Jeep also expanded the possibilities with a choice in two colors, with the black roof and the first three colors. The copy of Compass Night Eagle that will be in the Swiss event will be presented with a combination not available for the moment in a ‘Blue Laser’ with black ceiling, the same color is also applied on the interior wearing the panel with frames finished in ‘Piano Black, the seats upholstered in a blend of leather and fabric, just like the door panels. This special edition of the Jeep features complete standard equipment with an 8.4-inch Uconnect navigation and radio navigation system with ‘Apple CarPlay’ and ‘Android Auto’ connectivity, voice control, rearview camera ‘ParkView’ with dynamic checkered lines and sensors on the rear, multifunction steering wheel and starter system and keyless access. It is available with the 140 hp 1.4 petrol engine in combination with a manual transmission, offering a generous performance, and with two diesel engines, the 1.6 literMultijet II 120 hp with the same transmission as the previous and front wheel drive and the most exclusive 2.0 literMultijet II 170 hp and 4×4 traction.