Make Way for the New Jeep Cherokee Overland

Jeep Grand Cherokee OverlandThe Jeep Grand Cherokee family will be getting a new member come spring of 2016: the premium 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland model.

Jeep introduced this new Cherokee vehicle at the New England International Auto Show, which took place January 14–18 in Boston.

The Overland will hit the market flush with luxury, capability, and plentiful features.

Joining the Ranks

The 2016 Jeep Cherokee lineup currently features four models:

  • Jeep Cherokee Sport, with MSRP starting at $23,395
  • Jeep Cherokee Latitude, with MSRP starting at $25,295
  • Limited Edition Jeep Cherokee Altitude, with MSRP starting at $26,090
  • Jeep Cherokee Limited, with MSRP starting at $28,995
  • Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, with MSRP starting at $30,995

The Cherokee Overland joins the ranks with new body color fascias, a shiny front grille, body-colored door cladding and wheel flares, HID bi-xenon headlights, fully polished 19-inch aluminum wheels, and a liftgate bearing an “Overland” badge.

Among its impressive features, the Overland will offer:

  • Leather-wrapped instrument panel
  • Power front seats
  • New steering wheel with Zebrano high-gloss wood trim
  • Berber floor mats
  • Heated and ventilated Nappa leather seats
  • Alpine Premium Audio system
  • Power liftgate
  • Blind spot monitoring system with cross-path detection
  • Parksense rear backup assist system

Answering the Call

Jeep is offering the Overland model in direct answer to consumers’ desires to have the distinctive 4×4 capability Jeep is known for, packaged in a sophisticated, more luxurious model that is chock-full of prime features.

The Overland will feature the Jeep Active Drive II 4×4 system, which offers a two-speed power transfer unit; disconnecting rear axle, which is a first in the industry; and low range.

The Overland will also come equipped with Jeep’s Selec-Terrain traction control, which enhances four-wheel drive for improved capability and control in any environment and terrain.

The Selec-Terrain traction control system features up to five customized settings:

  • Auto mode
  • Snow mode
  • Sport mode
  • Sand/Mud mode
  • Rock mode

The driver merely needs to turn the dial to accommodate for road conditions, or the system can be left in Auto mode for self-assured 4×4 performance on any road surface and in almost any weather condition.

Look for It Soon

The new Overland will begin arriving at dealerships in the spring of 2016. Base MSRP will start at $35,690.

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