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2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
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The Jeep Cherokee straddles the line between a compact and midsize crossover, similar to the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mitsubishi Outlander. It arrived in 2014, then received a facelift in...

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
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Specs

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
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Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
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Power
271 hp @ 6,500 RPM
270 hp @ 5,250 RPM
180 hp @ 6,250 RPM
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Torque
239 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
171 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10.7:1
10:1
10:1
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Displacement
3,200 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.58 in x 3.27 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 2 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 2 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 3 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 2 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 1 stars
Rollover -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 40.3 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.7 cu ft 26.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,150 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 182 in 176.9 in
Width 73.2 in 72.3 in
Height 66.2 in 70.2 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.1 in

Available Options

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Blue Shade Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Light Brownstone Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Sangria Metallic Clearcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Sting-Gray Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC Di Turbo W/ESS
  • Engine: 3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS
  • Advanced Safety Group
  • Cold Weather Group
  • Comfort/Convenience Group
  • Premium Alpine Speaker System
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Quick Order Package 26N Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2BN Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2YN Altitude
  • Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic

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