The new Jeep Cherokee has received the title of best SUV http://bestsuvcars2015.net medium according to readers of Spanish automotive portal "Coches.Net, one of the most visited Internet sites dedicated to the automotive sector in Spain which has about 7 million visitors per month, more than 175 million page views and more than 3 million unique users.
More than 400,000 readers participated in the contest, voting via the web. 3 models became 7 finalists who presented and voters chose the Jeep Cherokee overall winner in its category.
The award ceremony took place yesterday evening, 13th of March at the "Museum of Costume" in Madrid. Luca Napolitano, CEO of Fiat Group Automobiles Spain, received the award from Sergio Balcells, Director General of the Department of Motor SCM Spain.
The Jeep Cherokee debuted last week the International Geneva Motor Show and has become an entirely new vehicle to offer customers a new version of the car, typical of the legendary attitude of the American brand, "Go wherever you want , do anything. "
Now in its fourth generation, the SUV Jeep medium size has a new sleek and sporty design, improved driving dynamics and road handling, contributing to the legendary 4x4 Jeep capability, where premium exclusive finish interiors, technology innovative, new levels of efficiency, entertainment, comfort and safety, allowing the small SUV obtain the prestigious "five star" EuroNcap as the "best in class".
The new generation of the Jeep Cherokee is available on drive configuration 2 and 4 wheel drive. It offers three innovative systems that ensure AWD 4x4 capability to secure off road capabilities in all driving conditions and asphalt. The new Cherokee is also the first midsize SUV that features disconnect the rear axle, which reduces energy loss 4X4 when capacity is needed and to ensure better fuel efficiency.
The new Cherokee range start marketing in the Jeep dealerships across Europe in the second quarter of 2014 and will be available in the following trim levels: Length, Limited and Trailhawk and will be equipped with efficient Multijet II diesel turbo 2.0 liter 170 hp combined with the new nine-speed automatic transmission, used for the first time in the segment of mid-size SUV. A version with 140 horsepower 2.0-liter engine will also be available in the new Jeep Cherokee in combination with manual gearbox six-speed. To complete the range of engines for the European market, is also available gasoline engine 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 equipped with the new nine-speed automatic transmission.