New Jeep Cherokee on sale in May 2008

05 September 2007

The new Jeep Cherokee will be revealed at the Frankfurt motor show, before it goes on sale in the UK in May 2008.

Powered by a 2.8-litre diesel engine, buyers can choose between a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic gearbox.

Handling has been improved by new front and rear suspension, as well as refined steering.

The Cherokee has been given a design overhaul in order to hark back to its earlier, more rugged look.

Interior boot and storage space has also been increased, as has seat comfort. A full-length canvas roof is available as an option.

Safety provisions include stability control, traction control, side curtain airbags and tyre pressure monitors.

Prices will be announced nearer the launch date.

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