2005 Jeep Cherokee 2 8 CRD Renegade review Car Reviews by Car Enthusiast

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There are few brands that the genre of product becomes as; you don’t buy Cola, you buy a Coke; you buy a vacuum cleaner, you buy a Hoover. A drive off roader? Commonly to as a Jeep.

And so here it is, the car that a sector is named after, a of Americana synonymous with off roaders. To some extent could sit back and relax at point, as many people want a Jeep regardless of its but to be fair the American-German company has

The previous generation of Cherokee with a bang; hugely with gutsy engines and levels of equipment priced as as vehicles made in huge can be. It was a hit here in the UK. The market has moved on now and the previous Cherokee’s on-road lag far behind contemporaries.

Jeep has risen to the challenge a new range consisting of two versions of Grand being the larger topping machine and the more Cherokee as tested here.

I use the diminutive with some as it is all relative. Make no mistake; the is an imposing vehicle. Behind big slatted grille the Cherokee out for almost 4.5 metres and it weighs in at tonnes; it’s a big chunk of

The looks of the Renegade version the size with hulking arches, spotlights on bumper and and various body addenda up to give the Jeep real presence. Those anthracite work well too. of styling judgement, such as the plastic rivets in the wheel aside it stands out and looks a Jeep should, cool and

Interior space is generous, high roofline adds to the of space and occupants up front lots of room. Rear is a little limited for people 6 plus tall, but not tight to be an issue. Load space is decent with the useful tailgate offering easy in tighter situations.

Our only with the interior were the low appearance thanks to the bland and materials; extrovert on the outside, the is something of a reserved character Grey would sum it up, although on the side it looks like it take the stick such are likely to see and should be easy to

Equipment levels are generous frostbite-inducing air conditioning, a decent with CD player and steering mounted controls taking of essentials for occupants’ comfort and The security of four-wheel drive, and anti-lock brakes look the safety aspect. The switchgear is and solid, whilst lacking a finesse, and I found the roof-mounted style switches and trip a welcome novelty.

Driving the beast is an improvement the last Cherokee but it needed to be; the has moved on significantly as far as SUVs are as manufacturers develop them to their most likely i.e. on-road driving. The four-wheel drive is a real from this point of In two-wheel drive mode the is more refined with no corruption from the extra wheels.

We found that the drive led to good old-fashioned low shunt when you applied as well.

The auto ‘box a paragon of subtlety and refinement but it a reasonable job, it’s issue is handling the thumping from the new 2.8-litre CRD engine. common rail diesel variable geometry turbocharger) is a unit with 295lb.ft of on tap at only 1800rpm. When with the automatic gearbox as to our car the Cherokee has a towing capacity of 3.3 tons.

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At first this can cause slightly more aggressive from junctions than as that torque rushes in and a low gear combines with it to the car off the line. There’s plenty of to spin the wheels in the wet in two-wheel mode, so some restraint to be applied! Diesel pays at the pumps as well with an of 24mpg, clearly better a petrol equivalent.

The 80-litre gives the Cherokee a cruising of over 400 miles.

The steering is slightly over but is as good as most other and generally the on road manners are good. The ride quality is and cornering isn’t the roll stomach-churning event it used to be. A cruise is a fairly hushed with a distant drone the diesel in the background and wind well suppressed.

It was no hardship up miles in two-hour stints that elevated SUV driving offering a commanding view of the ahead.

This Jeep is than just a brand The Cherokee’s range of talents is enough to make it a viable to the Land Rover Freelander. Shogun Sport and other suspects. The low list price is a continuation of the Jeep brand’s for money and puts it right in the of the action as far as the sales battle is

If it’s a Jeep you want, the original should be on your

Dave Jenkins — 1 Aug

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