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GENERAL INFORMATIONCherokee SportSportage LX
MSRP$23,695$23,200
ClassCompact SUVCompact SUV
Rating8 of 108 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESCherokee SportSportage LX
2.4-liter Inline-4 (181 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---23 / 30
2.4-liter Inline-4 (184 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]21 / 30---
3.2-liter V6 (271 hp)OptionalNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]21 / 29---
TRANSMISSIONS
6-speed automaticNot AvailableStandard
9-speed automaticStandardNot Available
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSCherokee SportSportage LX
Length [in.]182.0176.4
Width [in.]73.273.0
Height [in.]65.764.4
Wheelbase [in.]106.3105.1
Front Track [in.]62.263.5
Rear Track [in.]61.964.0
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSCherokee SportSportage LX
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]103.598.6
Seating Cap.55
Head Room Front [in.]39.439.3
Head Room Rear [in.]38.539.1
Leg Room Front [in.]41.141.5
Leg Room Rear [in.]40.338.2
Shoulder Room Front [in.]57.657.1
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]55.155.1
Hip Room Front [in.]53.854.3
Hip Room Rear [in.]49.951.2
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]24.630.7
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardNot Available
Garage-door TransmitterNot AvailableStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
6-way Front SeatStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatNot AvailableStandard
6-way Passenger SeatStandardNot Available
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandard
CD-PlayerNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radioNot AvailableStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandard
SAFETY FEATURESCherokee SportSportage LX
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlStandardNot Available
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardNot Available
Rear Side AirbagsStandardNot Available
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsStandardNot Available
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDFWD
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]3,6553,305
Weight Distribution57 / 43---
GVWR [lbs.]5,500---
Coefficient of Drag0.34---
Towing Capacity [lbs.]4,5002,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]15.916.4
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandard
TIRES
Front P225/60 HR17Not AvailableStandard
Front P225/60 TR17StandardNot Available
Rear P225/60 HR17Not AvailableStandard
Rear P225/60 TR17StandardNot Available
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Disc BrakesStandardStandard