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Jeep Cherokee gains diesel variant

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1st September, 2014

  • New powerful-but-efficient 2.0-litre turbodiesel with Start/Stop technology delivers 125kW and 350Nm
  • Fuel consumption rating is 5.8-litres per hundred kilometres
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Equipped with Jeepís next-stage off-road technology: Active Drive II 4WD with low range
  • Industry-first rear axle disconnect improves efficiency and engages 4WD only when necessary
  • Awarded five-star ANCAP safety rating and ranked best in class in the 2013 Small Off-Road 4X4 category by EuroNCAP
  • Class-leading towing capacity: braked trailer limit of 2,393kg
  • Available only in luxurious "Limited" trim level and priced from $49,000*

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The all-new Jeep Cherokee line-up has been further strengthened by the arrival of the new Limited Diesel, with its 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine and nine-speed automatic transmission offering excellent fuel economy without compromising on power.

The Limited Diesel completes the Cherokee line-up, which is also offered in Sport guise, with its 2.4-litre petrol engine, and the Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk trim levels Ė all offered with Jeepís 3.2-litre Pentastar V6.

Jeepís 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine delivers 125kW and 350Nm and is equipped with Stop/Start technology.

The new Jeep Cherokee Limited Diesel also features one of Jeepís most advanced off-road systems, Active Drive II, which features a two-speed power transfer unit with torque management and low range unique to the diesel powertrain.

The Limited Diesel also features 18-inch aluminium wheels, leather upholstery with heated front seats, Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation, front and rear parking sensors with reversing camera and an Alpine nine-speaker surround sound system all as standard.

Standard safety features include seven airbags (front seats multi-stage air bags, side bags, window bags, driver side knee air bag), ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with ERM (rollover mitigation) and ABS (anti-lock brake system) with both on-road and off-road calibration.

To ensure maximum protection, additional safety feature options for the new Jeep Cherokee include new systems such as the innovative Forward Collision Warning-Plus, ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus, Lane Departure Warning-Plus, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection.

Maximising safety and security with the development of the new Cherokee allowed the mid-size SUV to earn an ANCAP five-star rating. The new Cherokee also earned the Ďbest in classí designation from Euro NCAP in the Small Off-road 4X4 category for the year 2013.

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This vehicle is also the first mid-size SUV to feature rear axle disconnect, resulting in reduced friction and energy loss when 4x4 capability isnít needed and ensuring improved fuel efficiency.

Model Highlights

  • 2.0L I-4 Turbodiesel engine
  • 125kW and 350Nm of power
  • Jeep Active Drive II - 4WD system with low range
  • New 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Selec-terrain system

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9-speed Auto



Standard Equipment Ė Limited Diesel


  • 18-inch polished aluminium wheels
  • Xenon HID Headlights with washers
  • Stop/Start fuel saving technology

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  • Alpine 9-speaker premium sound system
  • Heated front seats
  • Instrument cluster with 7.0-Inch TFT colour display
  • Leather upholstery
  • Premium interior accents
  • Remote start system
  • Remote USB port
  • Uconnect 8.4-Inch touchscreen with Navigation

Safety & Security

  • Automatic headlight levelling system
  • Parksense front & rear park assist with stop
  • Parkview rear back-up camera
  • Jeep Active Drive II Ė 4WD system with low range

Technical Data

Fuel Consumption Rating

Combined (L/100km)


Urban (L/100km)


Extra Urban (L/100km)


CO2 (g/km)


Weights & Capacities

Tare Mass (kg)


Length (mm)


Width (mm)


Height (mm)


Wheelbase (mm)


Running Clearance (mm)


Towing Capacities

Maximum Towing Mass (Braked Trailer)

2,393 kg

Maximum Towing Mass (Non-Braked Trailer)

450 kg


* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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