The iconic Jeep® brand is celebrating its 80th Anniversary this year. The brand’s midsized Jeep Cherokee continues its title as the most capable midsize sport-utility vehicle (SUV) into the 2021 model year. So it is no surprise that the brand is unleashing a unique Cherokee 80th Anniversary model.
Based on the new Latitude LUX, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee 80th Anniversary Edition model takes the upper mainstream Cherokee and adds some more posh equipment for the new buzz model. The Cherokee 80th Anniversary Edition includes the following equipment…
- 19-Inch x 7.5-Inch Granite Crystal Aluminum Wheels
- P235/50R19 BSW All-Season Tires
- Granite Crystal Exterior Accents
- Grille Surrounds
- Exterior Badging
- Roof Rails
- Lowe Valance
- Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
- 8.4-inch Uconnect 4C Touchscreen Infotainment System
- 7-inch Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) Color Display
- Dual-Zone Air Temperature Controls
- Liquid Titanium Interior Accents
- Leather Seats
- Berber Floor Mats
- 80th Anniversary Oak Key Fob
Besides the standard options on the new buzz model, there are also a couple of additional options customers can choose from. Those options include the following…
- Premium Alpine® Speaker System – $695
- Comfort & Convenience Group – $595
- 115-Volt Auxiliary Power-Outlet
- Power Liftgate
- Automatic-Dimming Rear-View Mirror
- Security Alarm
- Universal Garage-Door Opener
- Compact Spare Tire for 4×2 Models – $395
Under the hood, the Cherokee is powered by a 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 engine with ESS technology as standard equipment. The Pentastar delivers 271 horsepower and 239 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class towing capability of 4,500 lbs. There is an optional 2.0-liter direct-injection turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with 270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque equipped with engine stop-start (ESS) technology to optimize fuel economy and minimize greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Both engines are mated to a 948TE 9-speed automatic transmission.
There are 10 exterior colors available on the 2021 Jeep Cherokee 80th Anniversary Edition. Those colors include Granite Crystal, Slate Blue, Hydro Blue, Olive Green, Spitfire Orange, Sangria, Velvet Red, Light Brownstone, Bright White, and Diamond Black. All colors with the exception of Bright White, add an additional cost to the Cherokee 80th Anniversary model.
The starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the Jeep Cherokee 80th Anniversary edition is $32,305 for two-wheel-drive (4×2) models and $33,805 for four-wheel-drive (4×4) models. Both prices exclude an additional $1,495 for destination charges. For those living in Canada, the Canadian MSRP of the Jeep Cherokee 80th Anniversary edition is $40,990 for 4×4 models, plus $1,895 destination.
The 80th Anniversary Edition will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2020. For more information, or to check availability you can contact your local Jeep dealer.