There are a lot of iconic or very recognizable platforms on the Jeep roster, broadly available at the Southside Dodge showroom. The 2022 Jeep Cherokee will arrive with a number of upgrades and aesthetic changes that will allow it to stand apart from previous versions as well as other vehicles in the small SUV class. Independent online reviews have praised the 2022 Cherokee for its strong performance scores from the broad range of available powertrains, well-mannered suspension that is effective on most road surfaces and its very user-friendly infotainment system. Follow along with Southside Dodge as we take a closer look at this innovative platform.


Exterior Features

Unique & Refined Exterior

The 2022 Jeep Cherokee offers a unique silhouette. Designers have further refined that outline with updated changes around the entire crossover SUV. However, the 2022 Cherokee retains the automaker’s iconic seven-slot grille design and sleek LED headlights.

User-Friendly Features

Jeep models are known for their off-road prowess, and the 2022 Cherokee falls firmly inside that concept. However, it also has a long list of user-friendly features, including a hands-free power rear liftgate. Owners of the 2022 Cherokee with this feature will be able to easily load the rear of the SUV while their hands are full simply by having the keyfob in the pocket and making a kicking motion at the rear bumper. You can also close the liftgate if you have your hands full using the same motion.

Sky-High Style

Southside Dodge customers looking for a 2022 Cherokee model with extra style should take a look at the Altitude trim. In addition to offering V-6 performance, owners of the current Cherokee Altitude will get:

  • Leather-faced black seats
  • Blacked-out exterior badging
  • 18-Inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels
Specifications 2022 Jeep Cherokee
Length (mm/in.) 4,650 / 183.1 (on-road) 4,645 / 182.1 (Trailhawk)
Height (with roof rack) (mm/in.) 1,696.9 / 66.2 (4x4); 1,710 / 67.3 (4x4 II); 1,723.3 / 67.8 (4x4 Lock)
Overall Width (mm/in.) 1,858.8 / 73.2 (4x4); 1,903.6 / 74.9 (4x4 Lock)
Ground Clearance (mm/in.)221.6 / 8.7 (Trailhawk, 4x4 Lock)
Approach Angle w/ air dam (degrees) 29.9 (4x4 Lock); 18.9 (4x4 I); 21 (4x4 II)
Breakover Angle (degrees) 22.9 (4x4 Lock); 19.5 (4x4 I); 21.7 (4x4 II)
Departure Angle (degrees) 32.2 (4x4 Lock); 25 (4x4 I); 27.3 (4x4 II)

Interior Features

Impressive Cargo Hauling

The 2022 Jeep Cherokee isn’t the biggest SUV on the automaker’s roster, but it does offer an incredible amount of cargo volume. Even when people are sitting in the back of the 2022 Cherokee, there will still be more than 730 litres (25.8 cubic-feet) of cargo volume to employ. Folding the rear seats away will more than double the available cargo space to 1,548 litres (54.7 cubic-feet).

Driver Information Display

Every 2022 Jeep Cherokee that becomes available at the Southside Dodge showroom is going to be well-equipped with impressive technology. Some trim grades go a little further by offering a 7-inch digital screen located in the center of the Cherokee’s gauge cluster. Drivers can switch between available information using a button on the SUV’s steering wheel.

Experience Everything

It doesn’t make much sense to take the 2022 Jeep Cherokee out for an adventure if the SUV’s occupants can’t experience everything. The available Sun & Sound Group offers the Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof and Alpine Premium Sound System.

Specifications 2022 Jeep Cherokee
Headroom (no sunroof) (front) (mm/in.) 1,000 / 39.4
Headroom (no sunroof) (rear) (mm/in.) 978 / 38.5
Legroom (front) (mm/in.) 1,045 / 41.1
Legroom (rear) (mm/in.)1,023.2 / 40.3
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in.) 1,462.3 / 57.6
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in.) 1,400 / 55.1
Hip Room (front) (mm/in.) 1,367 / 53.8
Hip Room (rear) (mm/in.) 1,268 / 49.9
Cargo Volume, Rear Seats Up (L/cu-ft) 731 / 25.8
Cargo Volume, Rear Seats Folded (L/cu-ft)1,548 / 54.7
Seating Capacity (front/rear)2 / 3

Engines & Capability

Available Engine Options

Southside Dodge customers will never be at a loss for performance or capability if they choose any version of the 2022 Jeep Cherokee. Our manufacturing partner has made a trio of power plants available. All of them are attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

  • 4-liter, Tigershark® inline four-cylinder, standard on Sport trims
  • Turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder, available on Limited models
  • 2-litre, Pentastar™ V-6, standard with North trims and higher

Ready For Anything

There is no telling what surprises Mother Nature could throw at us. Southside Dodge customers can rest assured that the 2022 Jeep Cherokee is ready for just about anything. Several trim grades will offer Jeep’s Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System. Drivers can simply turn a dial to a specific setting (Auto, Snow, or Sand/Mud) to confidently handle almost any conditions.

Maximum Off-Road Capability

The Trailhawk version of the 2022 Jeep Cherokee maxes out the platform’s off-road potential. These versions of the revised small SUV will be equipped with the Active Drive Lock 4×4 system for maximum off-road capability. Additionally, the 2022 Cherokee Trailhawk models come with a higher ground clearance (8.7 inches) to allow for better off-road performance and ford standard water up to 48 cm (19 inches) deep.

2.4L MultiAir Tigershark I-43.2L Pentastar V6 2.0L I-4 Turbo
Torque (lb-ft) 171239295
Transmission9-speed automatic9-speed automatic9-speed automatic
Max. Towing (lbs/kg)2,000 (907)4,500 (2,041)4,000 (1,800)
Fuel Efficiency (combined) (L/100 km)9.310.69.8


SiriusXM® Features & Capability

Most of us know that SiriusXM® is a satellite radio company with a nearly endless list of entertainment options. Each 2022 Cherokee comes with a free one-year subscription to all 130-plus channels. The company has also branched out to offer several other services through its SiriusXM Guardian™ program. Owners of the 2022 Jeep Cherokee subscribing to the Guardian service will be able to:

  • Remotely lock the doors
  • Sound the horn to help find it
  • Contact roadside assistance/first responders

Multimedia Infotainment System

Drivers and passengers will be able to access the various multimedia features offered by the Uconnect 4 system through the standard 8.4-inch touchscreen. In addition to changing the radio station, this is also where passengers will activate the available Wi-Fi hotspot. Android and iPhone users will also use the touchscreen interface when they are employing compatible smartphone applications.


Active Safety Systems

Jeep has made more than 80 active safety systems standard equipment, or available, for the 2022 Cherokee. In the 21st Century, automotive crash safety has shifted focus away from simply absorbing the impact to using the latest technology to prevent collisions from happening at all. Some of the active safety systems available include:

  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Park-Sense® Rear Park Assist
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind-Spot Monitoring

2021 Cherokee Model Changes

The Jeep Cherokee has been one of the most popular platforms in its roster for the last 20 years. Buyers coming to the Southside Dodge showroom to look at the 2022 model will see several interesting additions to the lineup. The most important is the introduction of the Cherokee X trim grade, which offers updated style elements and other unique accents to make more options available to buyers. Additionally, most of the rest of the upgrades are centered around shuffling features around to new trim grades, making them more available to buyers.

2022 Jeep Cherokee Trims

2022 Jeep Cherokee


Starting at $36,845*

Standard features:
– Uconnect 4 multimedia centre
– LED headlamps
– Heated front seats
– Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

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2022 Jeep Cherokee


Starting at $42,245*

Standard features:
– 3.2-L, V-6 engine
– Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
– Pushbutton Ignition
– LED fog lamps

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2022 Jeep Cherokee


Starting at $43,645*

Standard features:
– Leather-faced seats
– Uconnect® 4C NAV infotainment
– Gloss Black badging/accents
– 18-Inch Gloss Black wheels

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2022 Jeep Cherokee


Starting at $45,445*

Standard features:
– Park-Sense® Rear Park Assist
– Blind-Spot Monitoring
– Forward Collision Warning
– Leather-faced seats

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2022 Jeep Cherokee

Trailhawk® Elite

Starting at $46,940*

Standard features:
– Premium Nappa leather-faced seating
– Ventilated front seats
– Savable driver profiles
– Hands-free power liftgate

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Regardless of which version of the 2022 Jeep Cherokee you choose to take home, you’ll be getting a nimble and capable vehicle. There is a model that can fit any need, while still always  being able to confidently handle adverse road conditions. We know that you’ll be excited to take your 2022 Cherokee for a drive when the sales paperwork is completed. Don’t forget to schedule an oil change with the Southside Dodge Service Department before you leave.

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