The 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk gets an engine stop and start system on models which are equipped with V6 engine and slightly improving EPA fuel economy estimates. Automatic headlights and a rearview camera are now standard on this Trailhawk models and there are a couple of available optional features including a new frontal-crash mitigation system.
Performance and Power Trains
Standard on 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is rated around 184 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. You can choice between front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, but 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk models are 4WD. This 2015 Jeep Trailhawk provides two 4WD systems. Standard on the Trailhawk and optional on other 4WD Jeep Cherokees is the more deluxe Active Drive II system that features low-range gearing in order to give the truck extra capability in off-road situations. The 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk also has a locking rear differential in order to get progress on rough terrain.
Additionally, four-wheel drive Cherokees has a Selec-Terrain dial which is completed with selectable Auto, Sport, Snow and Sand/Mud modes in order to optimize traction; Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk equips an additional Rock mode. Trailhawk also has hill start assist, even hill descent control. Trailhawk also features a tow package and with it included, V6 engine models have a healthy and good 4,500-pound towing capacity when it comes to properly equipped.
There are a couple of different mileage ratings from the EPA with so many drive train and engine combinations for the vehicle according to 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk review. Featured with front-wheel drive and four-cylinder engine, the Cherokee is rated at 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg in the highway. The estimate is 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg in the highway with the V6 and front-wheel drive.
In terms of fuel economy, Cherokee gets an EPA-estimated with the Active Drive I 4WD system and four-cylinder engines 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg in the highway, which is very poor for its class. Meanwhile, the V6 Cherokees which are completed with 4WD system are rated at 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg in the highway. With the active drive II system, it gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg in the highway. The Trailhawk which has all-terrain tires gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined which is completed with the four-cylinder or the V6.