Jeep already has a luxurious variant of its Grand Cherokee SUV in the way of the Grand Cherokee Overland, and now it has given the same treatment to its mid-size crossover with the introduction of the 2016 Cherokee Overland. The model provides consumers with a vehicle that offers a good blend of luxury and capability without breaking the bank, coming in at an approachable $35,690.
Setting the Cherokee Overland apart from other Cherokee trim lines are body color fascias, a bright chrome front grille and chin extension, body color door cladding and wheel flares, 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, standard HID bi-xenon headlights and an ‘Overland’ badge on the liftgate.
Inside Jeep has applied a host of standard premium enhancements, such as a leather-wrapped instrument panel, power front driver and passenger seats, a new steering wheel with Zebrano high-gloss wood trim, bright chrome door sill plates, , Nappa ventilated/heated leather seats and a standard Alpine Premium Audio system with a Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen. There’s also a standard power liftgate, blind spot monitoring and rear crosspath detection system, Parksense rear backup assist system and premium insulation group.
To help the Cherokee Overland stay true to its name, the 4×4 crossover will come standard with Jeep’s Active Drive II 4×4 transfer case. The system is complimented by Jeep’s Selec-Train traction control system, which in the Cherokee Overland features four modes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud.