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    Jeep Cherokee To Keep Distinctive Look For Upcoming Refresh


    • Jeep Is Planning To Keep the Looks of the Current Cherokee

    The Jeep Cherokee has become quite the popular vehicle for the brand, despite its polarizing looks which turned off many Jeep loyalists. Don't expect the design to change anytime soon according to a new report.

     

    Automotive News reports that the Cherokee will be undergoing a mid-cycle refresh in mid-2016 and strategists are planning to keep the look.

     

    "I think the overall styling, the overall shape, the overall accommodation of that vehicle is spot on. I don't think that there's anything that dramatically needs to change with that vehicle going forward," said Mike Manley, Jeep's boss.

     

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    In some trims, it actually looks pretty good. Still reminds me a bit of the Aztec, which in this case is not so bad.

     

    The thing that turns me off about them is all the tranny issues they have with them....

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    In some trims, it actually looks pretty good. Still reminds me a bit of the Aztec, which in this case is not so bad.

     

    The thing that turns me off about them is all the tranny issues they have with them....

     

    I've had 3 of them as rentals (plus two Chrysler 200) lately and I think the transmission issue is put to bed. 

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    Good. We need more unique vehicles on the road. At least this thing doesn't look like every other CUV on the market. I actually really like them in Trailhawk guise.

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    Good. We need more unique vehicles on the road. At least this thing doesn't look like every other CUV on the market. I actually really like them in Trailhawk guise.

     

    this.  I have grown to really like these.

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    the trailhawk is the only version i could see in my driveway. there was actually a review that i saw showing it was more capable than the venerable xj it replaced. I still prefer the styling of the grand cherokee by far.

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    In some trims, it actually looks pretty good. Still reminds me a bit of the Aztec, which in this case is not so bad.

     

    The thing that turns me off about them is all the tranny issues they have with them....

     

    I've had 3 of them as rentals (plus two Chrysler 200) lately and I think the transmission issue is put to bed. 

     

     

     

    Somewhat, yes.

     

    Just don't tell that to my local dealership.

     

    That said, I wouldn't mind a trailhawk myself.......

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      24%
      67,402
      67,802
      -1%
      Challenger
      5,262
      5,014
      5%
      45,489
      47,346
      -4%
      Viper
      58
      37
      57%
      406
      456
      -11%
      Journey
      11,732
      8,351
      40%
      66,415
      70,359
      -6%
      Caravan
      10,572
      10,330
      2%
      93,349
      56,218
      66%
      Durango
      5,204
      5,111
      2%
      49,059
      41,416
      18%
      DODGE  BRAND
      44,340
      42,195
      5%
      356,660
      345,896
      3%
      Ram P/U
      40,202
      40,341
      0%
      308,970
      295,243
      5%
      Cargo Van
      0
      29
      -100%
      21
      2,144
      -99%
      ProMaster Van
      3,234
      2,587
      25%
      23,206
      16,812
      38%
      ProMaster City
      990
      752
      32%
      11,832
      4,434
      167%
      RAM BRAND
      44,426
      43,709
      2%
      344,029
      318,633
      8%
      Alfa 4C 
      37
      97
      -62%
      376
      451
      -17%
      ALFA BRAND
      37
      97
      -62%
      376
      451
      -17%
      500
      1,243
      2,102
      -41%
      10,095
      17,982
      -44%
      500L
      131
      314
      -58%
      2,687
      6,334
      -58%
      500X
      898
      1,061
      -15%
      8,348
      2,279
      266%
      Spider
      460
      0
      New
      885
      0
      New
      FIAT BRAND
      2,732
      3,477
      -21%
      22,015
      26,595
      -17%
      TOTAL FCA US LLC
      196,756
      190,887
      3%
      1,531,247
      1,460,164
      5%
                        Total Car & MPV
      48,028
      55,378
      -13%
      424,003
      474,099
      -11%
          Total UV's
      104,302
      91,800
      14%
      763,215
      667,432
      14%
          Total Truck & LCV
      44,426
      43,709
      2%
      344,029
      318,633
      8%
                   
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