2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport Review, Specs, Price

Friday, March 21st 2014. | Jeep

2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport Review, Specs, Price

2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport review, specs, price - 2014 Jeep Cherokee marks the return of a classic nameplate. The previous Jeep Cherokee is a vehicle without off-road features are provided as more than a basic transportation when you are riding them on the streets. 2014 Jeep Cherokee is different. It is a small crossover SUV that still has a lot of all-terrain capability, a spacious cabin and equipped with attractive features, fun ride and a smooth engine.

2014 Cherokee actually still share the basic platform architecture with the Dodge Dart sedan, even so, the Cherokee has an interior that feels much more spacious and has one of the most accommodating rear seats of all compact crossover in this price range. The drawback is that prioritize passenger space make the maximum cargo volume becomes lower. With the rear seats folded, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee have 10-15 less cubic feet cargo space than most rivals.

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport is a small crossover SUV with five-passenger seating. It’s sale in the U.S market with price range MSRP from $22,995. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport come with standard equipment includes 17-inch steel wheels, all-season tires, power accessories, air-conditioning, keyless remote entry, a 60/40-split folding and reclining rear seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a six-speaker audio system with a 5-inch touchscreen interface, an SD card reader, USB/iPod integration and an auxiliary audio input.

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Optionals package include a Cold Weather Group that adds heating front seats, heated mirrors, a wiper de-icer and heated steering wheel. You can choose a stand alone options includes a rearview camera, alloy wheels, satellite radio and a CD player.

Engine and Safety

The 2014 Jeep Cherokees Sport is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission are standard. You have choice of front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. In performance testing, 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 8.9 seconds, which is a slower time for small crossover SUV.

Jeep offers two different 4WD systems. The standard is four-wheel-drive is the light-duty Active Drive I 4WD system, which not requires input from the driver and is suitable for driving in winter conditions. The optional is the deluxe Active Drive II system, which features low-range gearing to give the vehicle extra capability in off-road terrain.

The four-wheel-drive Cherokees Sport also feature a ‘Selec Terrain’ dial with selectable Snow, Auto, Sand, Sport or Mud modes to optimize traction. EPA estimates fuel economy for the Active Drive I 4WD system rated at 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 24 combined, which is slightly below average for this class. A tow package is available on 2014 Jeep Cherokees Sport, and with it included, Cherokees Sport can tow up to a 4,500-pound.

The 2014 Cherokees Standard Sport come with standard safety equipment includes a rearview camera, stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, front knee airbags, front and rear seat side airbags, side curtain airbags.

Interior

The last few years, the gap between the cabin Cherokee and Grand Cherokee is very large, but for 2014, they are much more proportional. Materials used in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport has a high quality look and feel luxurious, and it is difficult to compare other small crossover that beats it for style.

Passenger space in the new Cherokee Sport is spacious. It’s easy to get comfortable in powers driver seat which offers a plenty of customization. The rear seats have reclining with forward and rear adjustment, and bench mounted high supporting adult thigh without pushing their heads into the ceiling. It is one of the best seats in the compact crossover class. But this convenience comes at the expense of cargo capacity. With the rear seats folded, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport only provides 54.9 cubic feet, which is 10-15 cubic feet less than the other compact crossover SUVs.

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