2014 Jeep Cherokee First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 Jeep Cherokee - Road Test Specs

2014 Jeep Cherokee SUV

(2.4L 4-cyl. 4x4 9-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A)
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 5-passenger 4dr SUV
Estimated MSRP$30,490 (base), $37,860 (as tested)
Assembly locationToledo, Ohio


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected V6, gasoline (V6 engine is a $1,495 option)
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,239/197.7
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)10.7
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)271 @ 6,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)239 @ 4,400
Fuel type87-octane recommended
Transmission typeNine-speed automatic with Sport/Manual modes
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 4.71, II = 2.84, III = 1.91, IV = 1.38, V = 1.00, VI = 0.81, VII = 0.70, VIII = 0.58, IX = 0.48, R = 3.83
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.52 (shorter final drive included with tow package; 3.25 final drive is standard with V6)
Transfer-case ratio (x:1)2.92
Differential(s)Front: open; rear: locking (standard on Trailhawk); no center differential


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, aluminum lower control arms, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, trailing links, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.4
Tire make and modelFirestone Destination A/T
Tire typeAll-terrain
Tire sizeP245/65R17 105T
Wheel size17-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum alloy
Brakes, front13.0-by-1.1-inch ventilated disc with two-piston sliding caliper
Brakes, rear12.6-by-0.5-inch solid disc with single-piston sliding caliper

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)TBD
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.9

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionAM/FM/CD stereo with six speakers
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard USB and auxiliary inputs; Bluetooth audio connectivity
Satellite radioOptional
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional
Parking aidsOptional rearview camera
Blind-spot detectionNot available
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional

Dimensions & Capacities

Length (in.)182.0
Width (in.)74.9
Height (in.)67.8
Wheelbase (in.)107.0
Track, front (in.)63.5
Track, rear (in.)63.5
Turning circle (ft.)38.1
Legroom, front (in.)41.1
Legroom, rear (in.)40.3
Headroom, front (in.)39.4
Headroom, rear (in.)38.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.6
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.1
Seating capacity5
Max cargo volume behind 1st row (cu-ft)54.9
behind 2nd row (cu-ft)24.6
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)1,000
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,500 (with optional V6 and optional tow package)
Towable by motorhomeYes
Ground clearance (in.)8.7
Approach angle (degrees)29.9
Departure angle (degrees)32.2
Breakover angle (degrees)22.9


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/100,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance5 years/100,000 miles

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