2021 Jeep(R) Cherokee Fact Sheet



The 2021 Jeep(R) Cherokee - the most capable midsize sport-utility vehicle (SUV) - boasts a refined, authentic and premium design, along with an advanced 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder I-4 turbocharged engine that enhances performance and fuel efficiency.

Jeep Cherokee offers spacious interior comfort and convenience, delivering everyday practicality with outstanding ride-and-handling characteristics, independent front and rear suspension systems with world-class body torsional stiffness and a choice of three different engine offerings mated to an enhanced, high-efficient nine-speed automatic transmission.

New for 2021:

Standard safety and security features on all models include Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection systems, Full-speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist and rain-sensing wipers

Standard features now available across the lineup:

Latitude - Power front windows (one-touch up/down), exterior mirrors with heating element, supplemental turn signals and courtesy lamps

Latitude Plus - Heated front seats, premium-wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start and windshield wiper deicer

Latitude LUX (new model) - Nappa leather seats, power front seats with power lumbar adjuster, heated front seats, premium-wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start and windshield wiper deicer

Trailhawk - Heated front seats, premium-wrapped heated steering wheel, remote start and windshield wiper deicer

Limited - Dual-pane panoramic sunroof, auto high-beam headlamps, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist with Full Stop, and ParkSense front/rear park assist with rear stop

New Latitude LUX model with available dual-pane panoramic sunroof, premium nine-speaker Alpine sound system and 8.4-inch touchscreen radio

80th Anniversary Edition (based on Latitude LUX) includes dual-pane panoramic sunroof,19-inch wheels with Granite Crystal finish, power front seats with lumbar, dual-zone automatic temperature control, remote start, Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen radio, 7-inch full-color thin-film transistor (TFT) display, premium leather seats with Light Tungsten accent stitching, Anodized Gun Metal interior accents, black headliner, Berber floor mats and commemorative exterior badging


Best-in-class capability:

Choice of 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged, 2.4-liter I-4 or 3.2-liter V-6 engines, also with three available four-wheel-drive systems that raise the standard for midsize SUVs with Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with up to five customized modes (Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock), and best-in-class V-6 towing capability: 4,500 pounds and up to a 51:1 crawl ratio for low-range traction

Fuel economy:

Up to 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway on 2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged engine and standard 2.4-liter I-4 engine; optional 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with engine stop-start technology, which delivers best-in-class V-6 fuel economy (29 mpg highway); standard nine-speed automatic transmission and industry-first rear-axle disconnect, resulting in reduced energy loss when 4x4 capability isn't needed, and improved fuel efficiency

2.0-liter I-4 turbocharged engine, one of the most technologically advanced engines in the automotive industry, optimizes premium performance and fuel economy up to 31 mpg (270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque)

Refined front design, including front fascia, hood, premium LED headlamps, daytime running lamps and fog lamps:

Front lightweight aluminum hood evolves the Cherokee's unique waterfall grille design to more closely align with the latest Jeep brand styling

Front bi-LED projector headlamps incorporate signature Cherokee daytime running lamps feature as a singular component

Rear features include lightweight composite and hands-free power liftgate

Increase in rear cargo storage space of four cubic feet and retuned suspension packages for improved ride comfort

Latest Uconnect systems include easy-to-use features, enhanced processing power, faster start-up times, dynamic touchscreens, high-resolution graphics, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi HotSpot and Jeep Skill for Amazon Alexa

More than 80 available advanced safety and security features

Model Lineup

For 2021, the Jeep Cherokee lineup consists of five models:


Latitude Plus

Latitude LUX (new model)

Trailhawk (4x4 only)


Available Exterior Colors:

Billet Silver

Bright White

Diamond Black Crystal

Granite Crystal

Hydro Blue (exclusive to 80th Anniversary model)

Light Brownstone

Olive Green


Slate Blue

Spitfire Orange

Sting Grey

Velvet Red

Available Interior Colors:


Black / Light Frost

Black / Ski Grey

More Information

Please visit the Jeep Cherokee newsroom for the latest product information, photography, videography, plus access to specifications and feature availability documents.

Jeep Brand

Built on nearly 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.

The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left- and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.

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