The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Named Sport Utility Vehicle of the Year

March 6th, 2014 by

2014 Jeep CherokeeCrestview Chrysler has some exciting news to share with our fans! The stunning, all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee was named the “2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year” by the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Outshining 18 other competitors, including some that have up to six-figure price tags, the Jeep Cherokee impressed judges with its revolutionary design, segment-first features, and class-exclusive technology.

About the Canadian Car of the Year Awards

This honor comes as part of AJAC’s 26th annual Canadian Car of the Year awards program and was announced at the Canadian International Autoshow held in Toronto. Back in October of 2013, 80 of the nation’s top automotive journalists congregated at Niagara Falls for “TestFest.” During this event, 174 vehicles that are brand new or have undergone substantial changes were evaluated and voted on.

In December, it was announced that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee took the title of “Best New SUV/CUV Under $35,000,” which made it eligible for a shot at the prestigious honor of “2014 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year.”

Highlights of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee

It’s no surprise that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has become so popular. It has already set company sales records for the segment. There are plenty of reasons why the all-new Cherokee has wowed both  drivers and industry experts. Here are just a few of its many highlights.

  • Segment-first features – The latest Cherokee is the first in its segment to offer a nine-speed automatic transmission.
  • Advanced engines – The 2014 Jeep Cherokee comes with the 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir I-4 engine, but it is also the first to offer Chrysler Group’s new 3.2L Pentastar V6.
  • Best-in-class V6 towing – This rugged new Jeep delivers a towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.
  • Firsts for the Chrysler Group – In addition to being the first to offer the new Pentastar engine, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is also the first Chrysler Group model to make innovative features like the Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist System available to consumers.

Check out the 2014 Jeep Cherokee at Crestview Chrysler

If you are interested in seeing what all the buzz is about surrounding the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, be sure to head on over to Crestview Chrysler in Regina to set up a test drive. As soon as you get behind the wheel of this award-winning SUV, you will be glad you did!

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