The Jeep Cherokee is the main supply of SUV Jeep medium globally. This SUV adventurer has options very capable 4 × 4 – the Trailhawk versions – but most customers opting for versions ending more adapted to the road. The Cherokee range has already premiered in the UK a new 2.2 Multijet turbodiesel engine , soon to reach the rest of Europe. This engine replaces the 2.0 Multijet 170 HP with the entry into force of the legislation Euro6. By the time this engine only is associated with versions 4 × 4 Jeep Cherokee , associated with automatic transmission ZF 9 relationships developed for transverse engine applications.
Up to 200 hp diesel for the Jeep Cherokee
This engine replaces the 2.0 Multijet 170 HP. Prestacional improvement and reduction of consumption of 0.1 l / 100 km.
The new 2.2 Multijet is available a power of 185 hp and 200 hp , is only available on the latest top-end Limited finish. Both versions develops 440 Nm of torque – an excellent figure by any standard – and in the case of the Limited version, can be associated with all-wheel drive Jeep Active Drive II, with respect to the system total standard traction adds a “reducing” two-speed in the form of two short relationships particularly suitable for “tinker” in the field. It also features hill descent control. In any case, both versions allow drag no less than 2.5 tons.
The engine uses a cast iron block with aluminum cylinder head and 16 valves. Its engine allows healthy dose of torque, while the Stop & Start enable this engine made in Italy a good efficiency. Its variable geometry turbo is located in the exhaust manifold so that the lag is minimal and its anti-pollution systems urea injection is not used: Fiat has used a trap nitrogen oxides and particulate filter to meets the Euro6 . In terms of benefits, they are more than adequate. 185 hp version accelerates to 100 km / h in 8.8 seconds, with a top speed of 201 km / h and a average consumption of 5.7 l / 100 km .
Interestingly, the emissions of carbon dioxide – 150 g / km – and fuel consumption are identical to the version of 200 hp, which itself accelerates to 100 km / h faster, at 8.5 seconds. Its tip is 204 km / h, just 3 km / h over his brother 185 hp. In view of the figures, the 185 hp version seems the most logical choice range.
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