The new Cherokee Overland is a direct response to consumers looking for benchmark 4×4 capability that only Jeep can offer, in a stunning, more luxurious package loaded with premium amenities. With the Overland version, the Jeep Cherokee line-up now comprises five versions, which already include Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk.
An exclusive style, premium amenities and enhancements and a long list of standard equipment elevate the 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland to new levels of refined elegance and comfort. On the exterior, the Overland takes up a new body-color; fascias with a bright front grille and chin extension; body-colored door cladding and wheel flares; 18-inch fully polished bright aluminum wheels; Bi-Xenon headlights; and the Overland badge on the tailgate.
Inside, the Overland has a host of premium enhancements such as a leather-wrapped instrument panel, power front driver and passenger seat with four-way power lumbar, a new steering with Zebrano high-gloss wood trim, bright door sill plates, Berber floor mats, Nappa leather seats with ventilated/heated front seats, a driver’s seat with memory switches, and an Alpine Premium Audio system with 8.4-inch touchscreen. Further highlights consist of rain sensitive windshield wipers, wireless charging pad, engine block heater, sunroof. power tailgate, blindspot monitor, rear crosspath detection, Parksense rear backup assist system and premium-typed all-around insulation. Optional items for the Jeep Cherokee Overland are the skid plates and full-size spare tyre,
The Jeep Cherokee Overland is powered by a 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with standard engine stop/start (ESS) fuel-saving technology. An output of 271 horsepower is standard on papers.
Thanks to a ground clearance of 208mm (8.2 inches), the Overland gives the driver an edge on any terrains. Living up to the title, the Cherokee Overland 4×4 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.
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 Cherokee Overland: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud.
The Jeep Cherokee Overland’s repertoire of drivers assistance systems include: Brake Assist, Auto high beam headlamp control, LaneSense Departure Warning Plus with Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Warning-Plus with crash mitigation, Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist, Hill Ascent and Descent, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, and ParkSense front and rear park assist with rear stop.
The Jeep Cherokee Overland retails for $34,695 and is expected to arrive at dealerships in the Spring.