The base engine offered on the 2018 Jeep Cherokee is a 2.4-liter Flex-fuel (FFV) that makes 184 hp @ 6400 rpm and 171 lb.-ft. @ 4600 rpm. It is mated to a 9-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee takes 3.3 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in 11.7 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2.4-liter Gas I-4 that makes 184 hp @ 6400 rpm and 171 lb.-ft. @ 4600 rpm. It is mated to a 9-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee takes only 3.3 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 11.7 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.2-liter V6 that makes 271 hp @ 6500 rpm and 239 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm. It is mated to a 9 speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee takes only 3.3 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 11.7 seconds.

Finally, the 2.4-liter I4 here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 9 speed Automatic, this engine generates 184 hp @ 6400 rpm and 171 lb.-ft. @ 4600 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee achieves a 0-60 time of 3.3 seconds, while maintaining a 11.7 seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Jeep Cherokee 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Latitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude Plus 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude Plus 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Overland 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Overland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A)
Trailhawk 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
+2 More
3.3 sec---
Latitude Tech Connect 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude Tech Connect 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph108 ft.
When compared to its rivals, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee comes out on top, with rivals like the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2018 Dodge Durango, and the 2018 GMC Acadia being left in the dust. Coming in second place is the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with a 0-60 of 3.5 seconds, giving the 2018 Jeep Cherokee a 0.2 seconds lead. We see the same case when comparing their quarter-mile runs. The 2018 Jeep Cherokee carries a 0.3 seconds lead over the 12 seconds quarter-mile run of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which comes in seconds place here.
The 2018 Jeep Cherokee displayed astonishing braking performance here, with it taking only 108 feet to come to a complete halt traveling 60 mph. Competition like the 2018 Subaru Forester, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, and the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV try and fail to break its braking distance record, with the Subaru coming second place by taking 115 feet longer to stop.

2018 Jeep Cherokee vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Buick Envision7 sec----
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-97 - 7.5 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec----
2018 Hyundai Tucson7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec----
2018 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-57.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Hyundai Kona6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 sec----
2018 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Jeep Compass8.6 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec194 mph-144 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross8.6 - 9 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid9 sec16.8 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek9 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Jeep Renegade9.3 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 sec17.5 sec117 mph-137 ft.
2018 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Trax10.1 sec----
2018 Ford EcoSport9.8 - 11.2 sec----

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2017 Jeep Cherokee 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Latitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Overland 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Sport 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Trailhawk 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
75th Anniversary 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
75th Anniversary 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Altitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
High Altitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
High Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
L Plus 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
+2 More
3.3 sec
Overland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A)
7.5 sec

2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec----
2017 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2017 Subaru Forester6.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2017 Jeep Patriot9.3 - 10.9 sec----
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT SUV4.4 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander7.6 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Honda CR-V7.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV7.6 - 8 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan8.6 sec----
2017 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2017 Honda Pilot6 - 6.5 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV48.3 - 9.3 sec----
2017 Ford Explorer5.8 - 7.7 sec----
2017 Jeep Wrangler7.5 sec----
2017 Jeep Compass8.4 - 10.5 sec----
2017 Dodge Journey7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Hyundai Tucson7.6 - 7.9 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Traverse6.5 sec----
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV9.8 - 10 sec----
2017 Buick Envision7 - 7.1 sec----
2017 Kia Niro hybrid8.6 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Nissan Pathfinder7.4 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Ford Escape8.3 - 9.6 sec----
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV7.9 - 9.5 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-96.8 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Subaru Crosstrek9.2 sec----
2017 Mazda CX-38.2 sec----
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited SUV8.6 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Honda HR-V10 sec----
2017 Jeep Renegade9.3 - 10.3 sec17.1 sec112 mph-126 ft.
2017 Jeep Cherokee3.3 - 7.5 sec----
2017 Dodge Durango4.6 - 7.8 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Equinox9.2 sec----
2017 Buick Encore7.8 - 10.7 sec----
2017 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2017 Nissan Murano8.1 sec----
2017 Toyota Highlander7 - 7.2 sec----
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 - 7.6 sec----
2017 Subaru Outback7.1 - 9.4 sec----
2017 Fiat 500X8 sec17.7 sec112 mph171 ft.-
2017 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.3 sec----
2017 Chevrolet Trax9.3 - 10.1 sec----
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe7.3 - 8.4 sec----
2017 Kia Sportage6.7 - 8.6 sec----
2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----

2016 Jeep Cherokee 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Overland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.2L 6cyl 9A)
Overland 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
High Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Trailhawk 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
High Altitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
75th Anniversary 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Limited 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
75th Anniversary 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Altitude 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Latitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Altitude 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
Sport 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 9A)
+2 More
9 sec

2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Ford Escape7.6 sec---
2016 Jeep Cherokee9 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Equinox7 - 8.9 sec15.6 - 16.8 sec123 mph116 ft.
2016 Mazda CX-57.7 - 8.7 sec---
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe7.8 sec---
2016 Kia Sorento7.1 - 9.6 sec---
2016 Nissan Rogue9.7 sec---
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander6.9 - 9.3 sec---
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan9.2 sec---
2016 GMC Terrain5.8 sec---
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