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Three engine options available in new 2019 Jeep Cherokee deliver the power and performance you need

2019 Jeep Cherokee Engine Options 

There are many compact crossover SUVs to choose from when shopping in the very popular and incredibly competitive automotive segment. If you are looking for one that stands in the crowd as the best-performing and most capable, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee is a perfect choice. With three available engine options to choose from when buying a new 2019 Jeep Cherokee, you’ll be able to get the horsepower, torque, fuel efficiency and tow rating you need. Keep reading to learn more about the engine options and specifications of each available powertrain offered in the new 2019 Jeep Cherokee compact crossover SUV. 

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2019 Jeep Cherokee Engine Specifications 

2019 Jeep Cherokee driving on a city street2.4-liter TigerShark® MultiAir® 4-Cylinder – This is the standard engine found in the new 2019 Jeep Cherokee. It pushes out an impressive 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. This 16-valve engine features advanced technologies like dual variable valve timing and a flow-control valve intake manifold to help deliver fuel efficiency and performance. A nine-speed automatic transmission sends power to the wheels.  

3.2-liter Pentastar® V6 – This available engine delivers more horsepower and a higher torque rating which come in handy for when you need to tow heavy trailers. It delivers 271 horsepower and 239 lb-ft of torque to your choice of either a front-wheel-drive system or to one of the available four-wheel-drive systems. 

2.0-liter Turbo 4-Cylinder – This turbocharged engine is available in the higher trim levels and cranks out an incredible 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. As with the other 2019 Jeep Cherokee engine options, it also uses a nine-speed automatic transmission. This is the perfect engine choice if you’re looking for both power and efficiency. 

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