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2008 Jeep Cherokee range

The Jeep Cherokee is one of the few 4x4's to maintain its off road heritage ahead of the growing trend toward the urban SUV.

2008 Jeep Cherokee

The all-new 2008 Jeep Cherokee now comes standard with an all-new full-time four-wheel-drive and Jeep-engineered hill descent control systems.

As before, the 2008 Jeep Cherokee will be offered in two models - Jeep Cherokee Sport and Jeep Cherokee Limited.

2008 Jeep Cherokee

Boasting an all-new interior design, the new Cherokee benefits from standard features including automatic temperature control system, power and heated fold-away mirrors and power windows with driver-side one-touch.

The Cherokee Limited adds standard leather trim and brushed stainless-steel door-sill plates.

2008 Jeep Cherokee

Standard safety and security features include:

  • Advanced multi-stage air bags
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Rough Road Detection
  • All-speed Traction Control
  • BeltAlert
  • Brake Assist (Electronic Brake Control)
  • Brake/Park interlock
  • Child seat anchor system (ISOFIX)
  • Child-protection rear door locks
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
  • Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Interior head-impact protection
  • Knee bolsters
  • Low-risk deployment front passenger air bag
  • Seat belt pretensioners (front seat belts)
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobiliser
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle theft security alarm

A new option on the Cherokee Limited is the Sky Slider full-length open canvas roof. Similar to the material use in convertibles, it is both weather-resistant and leak-proof offering open-air driving for all occupants.

2008 Jeep Cherokee

Buyers will have a choice between two engines - a 3.7-litre SOHC V6 petrol engine and a 2.8-litre DOHC 16-valve common-rail turbo diesel engine.

The petrol model produces 151kW and 314Nm at 4000rpm, and features refinements in the valve train and combustion chamber to enhance low-speed torque.

2008 Jeep Cherokee

The diesel model features a Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) for rapid throttle response, with 130kW and best in class torque of 460Nm from 2100rpm, allowing a braked towing capacity of 2,270 kilograms and a driving range over 700km.

There are two transmissions offered on the Jeep Cherokee – five-speed automatic (diesel) and four-speed automatic (petrol) transmission – depending on the engine choice.

Jeep Cherokee Sport

  • 3.7L V6 Auto $39,990
  • 2.8L CRD Auto $43,990

Jeep Cherokee Limited

  • 3.7L V6 Auto $45,990
  • 2.8L CRD Auto $49,990

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