All posts tagged: 2019

Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Cherokee Gets IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

While beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, car safety is more of a science. The most popular crossover segment, however, is the compact class. Most of the models in the compact crossover segment possess an irresistible blend of affordability, efficiency, safety, comfort, and cargo space. You can get them cheap with little equipment, or you can load them up with luxury features. Truly, there is something for everyone in the compact crossover class. The capable and feature-filled 2019 Jeep Cherokee has received the Insurance Institute of Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick rating for vehicles produced after April 2019. The vehicle must be equipped with the available Forward Collision Warning-Plus Automatic Emergency Braking technology. The Front Collision Warning-Plus system was rated as ‘superior’ for front crash prevention. This available system uses sensor-fusion technology and camera capability with radar detection to try to detect a potential impact. The system then warns the driver to take action, if possible. The system can also activate braking if the driver does not respond quickly enough or the collision …

Jeep Renegade

2019 Jeep Renegade Limited 4×4 Test Review

Affordable luxury off-road-capable SUVs are hard to come by. Jeep aims the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk at buyers that want all of the features and all of the off-road ability. Off-road, the Cherokee is the real deal. Virtually any sport-ute will get you down the average cottage trail, but when its system is set for the tough stuff, the Trailhawk delivers. I’ve driven it on very challenging courses and it had no problem getting through. The Wrangler is tougher overall, with more ground clearance and heavy-duty axles, but the Cherokee won’t embarrass you on the trail, and the dial-it-in simplicity of its off-road settings will appeal to those who don’t want or need the full-blown Wrangler Rubicon experience. It’s boxy and very retro in design, with the ever-present vertical grille (a standard on every Jeep) lending to the Jeeps of last years. I very much like how they played around, as they’re pretty cool to look at, plus that cool spoiler and aluminum looking plastic guard beneath the bumper that has two exhaust pipes. When viewed …