2014 Jeep Cherokee Revealed Ahead of 2013 New York Auto Show

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image2014 Jeep Cherokee Revealed Ahead of 2013 New York Auto Show

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee breaks cover ahead of its official debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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  • darthbimmerdarthbimmer Member Posts: 606
    Egads, that's ugly! It looks like a Liberty and a Fiat 500 had a one-night stand and this is their misbegotten love child. Seriously, it looks like an Aztek left under a heat lamp. I drove an XJ Cherokee for 14 years but I would not be caught dead in this thing.
  • urbanxjurbanxj Member Posts: 20
    "Jeep has wisely given up on the Liberty and brought back the well-known Cherokee nameplate for a vehicle that's better suited to take on the latest crop of midsized SUVs and crossovers."

    ummmm.... no.
    Cherokees were competent. This thing's a misshapen turd with the bodylines of a balloon animal and a headlight treatment borrowed from the Nissan puke. It's something only Walter White would drove - with his affinity for Azteks. The Cherokee died a noble death back in 01. This turd's pissing on its grave. They should name it the 'Bastardo Bambino' instead.
  • tatermctatumstatermctatums Member Posts: 107
    Without knowing anything else about this vehicle I already have 3 questions. Who authorized that front end design, who thought that it would be alright to call that a Cherokee, and why are they still offering automatic transmissions with only 4 speeds? Because they were wrong on all 3 counts.
  • bankerdannybankerdanny Member Posts: 1,021
    Were the Italians at Chrysler too busy overhauling the sedan lineup that they had to poach some French designers from Citroen? Ye gods that's ugly. Apparently there isn't anybody left at the Jeep division that actually remembers what made the Cherokee a hugely successful and long lasting vehicle.
  • wizard8873wizard8873 Member Posts: 20
    I just cannot get the Isuzu Vehicross out of my mind when I look at that car. Props for drastically changing the design language but it may be overboard
  • greenponygreenpony Chicago, ILMember Posts: 531
    Geez, why the bias against vehicles that are named after Native American tribes/kingdoms? You don't like the Aztec (Aztek, I guess), and now you don't like the Cherokee. Pontiac itself is defunct. What's next, Winnebago?
  • urbanxjurbanxj Member Posts: 20
    @Greenpony. You're missing the point. The original -compact- Cherokee lasted from 1984-2001, it started the suv segment. It was lightweight, comfortable on-road, and competent offroad. It packed a bulletproof 4.0L engine, and it was easy to maintain. It w
  • wackfordwackford Member Posts: 41
    Horrible looking vehicle. Will have to wait and see what mechanicals, etc. it has behind the hideous face, before final judgement is past. But, at the moment - yeuch!
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