2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited: Fuel Economy Update for March
April 7, 2015
After road trips to Oregon and northern Nevada, our long-term 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited took it easy in March and traveled only 826 miles in mostly local driving. Our observed fuel economy hovered right around its lifetime average of 21.5 mpg, with one of three tank-fills exactly hitting the EPA's combined rating of 22 mpg.
Commuting in our Cherokee makes me want to hit the open road as well. Ride comfort is superb, and it's got to be one of the quietest crossovers in this price range. My little girl had no trouble falling asleep during a couple hour-long drives.
I also like the V6 engine's power, of course. If you're a recovering previous-generation Toyota RAV4 V6 owner, this should be your next vehicle. Mind you, our Jeep is never going to average 25 mpg like our 2012 Honda CR-V and 2014 Mazda CX-5 did, but 22 mpg is a pretty solid average for a vehicle able to move out so decisively in traffic.
Worst Fill MPG: 12.8
Best Fill MPG: 28.0
Average Lifetime MPG: 21.5
EPA MPG Rating: 22 combined (19 City / 27 Highway)
Best Range: 378.2 miles
Current Odometer: 14,646 miles
Erin Riches, Deputy Editor