Inside Look at Jeep’s 2019 Lineup
Jeep is a very popular brand of automobiles that has been producing vehicles since 1943. Each year, Jeep continues to unveil new and innovative additions to its vehicle product line.
With the 2019 model year, Jeep has continued to impress car lovers and critics with the latest model of their very popular vehicles. In particular, there are following vehicles that will impress people due to their innovative features, engine performance, and overall style.
2019 Jeep Wrangler
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is the second model of the current generation, which started with the 2018 model year. This compact SUV has a variety of features that will make it quite popular. There are four base trim levels the Sport ($28,000), Rubicon ($38,000), Sahara ($39,000), and the Moab ($40,000). The main difference in the trim levels are the features that are available.
All trims of the 2019 Wrangler will come with the base V6 engine, which can be upgraded to a turbo-four engine at the higher trim levels. The V6 will produce a very strong 270 horsepower, which will allow someone to tow up to 2,000 pounds. At the same time, you can expect to get a fuel efficiency of around 24 mpg on a blended basis. When upgraded to the turbo engine, performance increases slightly to about 285 horsepower.
The 2019 Wrangler also has a variety of interior features including a five-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker audio system, and the Uconnect infotainment system. There are also several safety features available with higher trims including blind spot monitoring, cross traffic alert, and rear parking sensors.
The 2019 Wrangler compares well to the competition. Overall engine performance and the off-roading capabilities are unmatched by other competing SUVs. However, fuel efficiency compared to the competition is lower but is expected given the engine performance.
2019 Jeep Cherokee
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is a compact SUV that has received a lot of improvements from the prior model year. The trims available include the Latitude ($24,000), the Latitude Plus ($27,000), the Altitude ($29,000), and the Overland ($38,000). The main differences in trims are standard features and engine options.
The Jeep Cherokee has three engine options. The base is a four-cylinder engine that produces about 180-horsepower and is connected to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Those that are looking for more engine performance will want the new V6 engine that produces 270 horsepower. There is also a diesel engine option that produces 271 horsepower and gets an impressive 27 mpg in fuel efficiency.
Starting with this model year, the Jeep Cherokee has a variety of standard features including a larger seven-inch touchscreen, smartphone connectivity, and the upgraded Cherokee Uconnect system. Higher trims will get a variety of additional features including a rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, and rear parking sensors. Overall, the Jeep Cherokee is considered to have a comfortable cabin and a strong set of interior features compared to the rest of the class. However, the base engine option is weaker than some competing SUVs, although the upgraded V6 engines offset this concern for many.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the best-selling midsize SUVs each year. The 2019 model year has a variety of features that help the popularity continue. There are a variety of trim levels available, each of which has a different set of features and MSRP. These include the Laredo ($32,000), Altitude ($32,000), Upland ($34,000), Limited ($39,000), Overland ($45,000), and Trackhawk ($87,000).
One of the biggest selling points of the Grand Cherokee is its range of engine options. The base engine option is a V6 engine that produced 295 horsepower and gets a blended fuel efficiency of 23 mpg. There are then three V8 engines, which includes the most powerful 6.2-liter V8 supercharged engine that produces 707 horsepower. With this engine option, fuel efficiency falls to about 15 mpg on a blended basis.
There are a good number of standard tech and safety features including the Uconnect Infotainment system, a seven-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration, a rearview camera, and rear parking sensors.
All-in-all, the 2019 Grand Cherokee compares well to the competition. While some midsize SUVs have more cargo space, the significant engine performance and range of standard features is a big selling point for buyers.
2019 Jeep Compass
Another compact SUV offered by Jeep is the 2019 Jeep Compass. This is one of the more affordable SUVs offered by Jeep as the Sport trim starts at just $21,500. Some additional trims including the Upland ($23,000), Latitude ($25,000), High Altitude ($28,000), and Limited ($29,500). All these trim options will come with the same base four-cylinder engine option that will produce about 180 horsepower. While other compact SUVs have more engine performance, drivers will enjoy its off-roading capabilities and good fuel efficiency of around 26 mpg on a blended basis.
The base trim comes with a variety of quality features including a seven-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker audio system, smartphone connectivity, Bluetooth, and the Uconnect infotainment system. Some additional features that you can get with upgrades include a larger touchscreen, proximity keyless entry, and remote start.
Drivers of the Jeep Compass will enjoy the off-roading capabilities that are unmatched by other SUVs at similar price points. Furthermore, there are plenty of good safety and tech features at the base trims. However, there are other compact SUVs that have strong base engine options.
2019 Jeep Renegade
The Jeep Renegade is a subcompact SUV that is popular for its off-roading capabilities. The starting trim, the Sport trim, as a base MSRP of $22,000. Other trims include the Upland ($23,000), Altitude ($24,000), Trailhawk ($27,500), and Limited ($27,900).
The 2019 Jeep Renegade comes with a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Those looking for more power can upgrade to the 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine that will produce 177 horsepower and 200 lb-ft of torque. With either option, you will get around 26 mpg on a blended basis.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade has a variety of great features including a five-inch display, smartphone connectivity, and an easy to learn infotainment system. The 2019 model has a variety of other upgrades this year including driving controls, a Beats sound system, and many different safety features.
Overall, drivers will enjoy the great driving assist features that are new for the 2019 model year. While the base engine option does not provide much performance, the upgraded turbocharged engine is a good option for those looking for more performance. Also, no other subcompact SUV has the same off-roading capabilities as the Jeep Renegade.