More about the Jeep Cherokee
Jeep has manufactured the new Cherokee to move away from agricultural handling to more car-like road manners, and from the many reviews about this robust vehicle, it’s obvious that the car aims to be as comfortable as possible. The Cherokee makes for a great motorway cruiser with good refinement, the engines range from a basic 138bhp diesel to a 2.2-litre diesel. Once upon a time, Jeep manufactured a 3.2 litre V6 petrol for those who want to inject some speed into their daily commute, however, the larger gas-guzzling option was made redundant.
The Cherokee is only available in one body style, and unlike some rivals, doesn’t come with the option of seven seats. That said, it’s a spacious mid-sized SUV with a 591-litre boot that expands to 714 litres if you slide the rear seats forward. This minimises legroom, but flip-over panels cover the gap between the boot floor and the seatbacks.
The Cherokee has seven airbags, stability control and switchable four-wheel drive that can be tailored to suit off-road conditions. The updated Cherokee will feature an even more safety kit. Top-spec models come with a wealth of safety tech, including lane-departure warning assistance, blind-spot monitoring, and even a system that’ll automatically apply the handbrake when reversing if an obstacle appears behind the car. Considering there’s also a clear reversing camera view displayed through an impressive 8.4-inch touchscreen, manoeuvring the Cherokee should be a doddle.
What's my Towing Capacity?
The maximum braked trailer towing capacity of the older version of the car changed dependent on the engine and transmission. The maximum you could tow with any Cherokee was 2,200kg with the petrol 3.2-litre V6 automatic. However, drivers looking for something a little less meaty could go for the 138bhp 2.0-litre diesel or a 2.2-litre diesel available with 182bhp or 197bhp. Just remember that these engines will mean a 400kg reduction in towing power.
Which Towbar is best for my Jeep Cherokee?
There are three different towbars available for the Jeep Cherokee. A fixed flange towbar, a fixed swan neck towbar and a detachable swan neck towbar. All three of the towbars are compatible with trailers, clamp-on cycle carriers and caravans. The fixed and detachable swan neck towbars are both ALKO compatible, meaning that no ALKO ball is required when towing a caravan with an ALKO stabiliser.
If your vehicle has parking sensors, then we would strongly recommend opting for the detachable swan neck towbar. This will ensure that there is no interference with your parking sensors, as you can remove the neck when not in use.
Will it need a bumper cut?
When fitting a towbar to the Jeep Cherokee, the bumper would need to be removed initially to complete the installation but will be refitted upon completion. No bumper cut is required to be made to all the standard models of the Cherokee for any type of towbar available.
How do I book a Towbar Fitment?
We know our customers lead busy lives, which is why our Engineers will come to your home or your place of work. You can choose whether you want your appointment to be in the morning between 8 am and 12 pm or in the afternoon between 12 pm and 6 pm. Our team will fit your Towbar at a time that’s convenient to you. Our towbar fitting service can take as little as one hour and up to four hours, depending on your vehicle.
To get a quote, all you need to do is search for your vehicle below or enter your registration number and postcode above. You can book your date, time, and location online, and we will take care of the rest. We will bring everything needed to complete the job in one appointment. If you order any Cycle Carriers or accessories with your Towbar, the Engineer will also bring those to the appointment.
Why choose Towbar Express?
Towbar Express have over 30 years of experience in the industry, and we know exactly what you need! We employ all our Towbar Engineers, so we won’t just contract out the work to a 3rd party company. They are all trained to a high standard, and training is carried on throughout their employment with us to ensure they understand every aspect of every vehicle. New vehicles are released every year, and our Engineers are trained, and their knowledge is updated constantly.
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