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Old 01-16-2018, 10:02 AM
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Extra, extra, read all about it. Auto Guide says new Cherokee no longer ugly. (Their words, not mine)

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Old 01-16-2018, 10:30 AM
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Extra, extra, read all about it. Auto Guide says new Cherokee no longer ugly. (Their words, not mine)
"Reducing fuel consumption, it features stop-start technology, with shuts combustion down when sitting in traffic or at a red light. Additionally, this four-banger is fitted with a twin-scroll turbocharger and an electrically operated wastegate. Premium features like piston-cooling oil jets, plasma-coated rings, sodium-filled exhaust valves and a two-stage oil pump should make it feel very refined. Hollow, fabricated camshafts save 3.5 pounds over similar cast units."

What could go wrong?
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Old 01-17-2018, 06:36 AM
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I think it is a good evolution for the Jeep Cherokee to offer more options.

For me, I love the way my 2017 Jeep Cherokee Latitude looks. CarPlay would of been nice, but Siri Eyes Free with the Uconnect 3C 8.4" integrates extremely well. I just added a vent cell phone holder next to the head unit and viola I now have Apple Maps (which I prefer after Google maps steered me incorrectly towards Canada through a roundabout when I wanted to go to the Peace Arch on the US Side, not Canadian side) and everything from music, to my phone I use the uConnect 3C screens.

I am used to the Uconnect 740N from my prior 2013 Chrysler 200 and that integration was a lack of, it kinda worked but it was going from one familiar device to an alien head unit that kept it's own identity. At least with Siri Eyes Free, I can press once for the Uconnect commands and twice for Siri.
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Old 01-19-2018, 01:17 PM
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Looks the same to me. And never considered it ugly. Far from it.
Start/stop tech? Should have added a permanent off switch.
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Cannot unsee.

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Originally Posted by extrashaky View Post
Cannot unsee.

Shaky.... you dirty dog.... Now I have to go scrub my eyeballs and brain with bleach! Looks like the inside of a friggin' spaceship to me. One of the many reasons I love the look of the classic old school XJ's. lol.
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Old 01-23-2018, 06:31 PM
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The 2019 doesn't look any different from my 2014 except for the tail lights. Improvements would definitely have to be under the hood.
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