March 9

2023 Jeep Cherokee: Engine Specs/Performance


The 2023 Jeep Cherokee is a top-performing SUV with two engine options, the Cherokee Trailhawk 4×4 and the Cherokee Altitude Lux 4×4. Both vehicles come with four-wheel drive and automatic transmission with nine speeds, making them capable of handling any driving conditions. Join us as we explore the engine and performance features of both trims of this brand-new Jeep vehicle.

Trailhawk 4×4 Engine Performance

The Trailhawk 4×4 is powered by a 2.0L intercooled turbo premium unleaded I-4 engine producing 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. It has a fuel efficiency of 22 mpg combined, 20 mpg city, and 26 mpg highway. It also has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, making it a great option for families who love to go on weekend trips.

Altitude Lux 4×4 Engine Performance

The Altitude Lux 4×4 is equipped with a 2.4L regular unleaded I-4 engine, producing 180 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. It has a fuel efficiency of 24 mpg combined, 21 mpg city, and 29 mpg highway. It also has a maximum towing capacity of 1,000 pounds, making it a great option for city driving. Both engine options come with various performance-enhancing features such as auto stop-start, driver selectable mode, and electric power-assist speed-sensing steering.

Brake Performance

The Trailhawk 4×4 has an impressive braking capacity. It has electronically controlled 4-wheel disc brakes and is equipped with ventilated front disc brakes and solid rear disc brakes. The Altitude Lux 4×4 also has electronically controlled 4-wheel disc brakes and is equipped with ventilated front disc brakes and solid rear disc brakes. Both the Trailhawk 4×4 and Altitude Lux 4×4 are equipped with a hill hold control system, which prevents the vehicle from rolling back on steep hills while going in reverse.

Towing Capacity

The Trailhawk 4×4 and Altitude Lux 4×4  have a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. Both trims have a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds and a maximum trailer weight of 2,000 pounds. This makes the Cherokee the perfect SUV for people who love going on weekend trips with their families, and need extra space for camping gear and outdoor activities. The total base curb weight of the Altitude Lux is 3,875 pounds, and the Trailhawk comes in at 4,260 pounds.

Mechanical Features

Some of the mechanical features of this model include an engine auto start/stop feature, a driver-selectable mode, a transmission with a driver-selectable mode, a transfer case, an automatic full-time 4-wheel drive system, and electric power assist steering. The Cherokee also has advanced safety features such as a four-wheel antilock braking system (ABS), front and rear anti-roll bars, and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.

This model also comes standard with traction control and stability control features, such as electric power-assist speed-sensing steering and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.


The safety features inside the 2023 Jeep Cherokee include electronic stability control (ESC) and roll stability control (RSC) which help the driver and passengers when driving on roads. The Cherokee also has side impact beams that help prevent back injuries in the event of a collision. They are located on both sides of the vehicle, as well as front airbags that protect your head in the event of a collision. 

The Cherokee also comes with child seatbelts, which help keep children safe during accidents and increases the level of safety for all passengers in your vehicle, enabling them to remain comfortable and secure during all journeys. Child safety locks are also installed to make sure that children don’t leave your SUV by themselves. The Cherokee also comes outfitted with obstacle detection sensors which allow it to detect objects much faster than those without it.

Exterior Dimensions

The exterior dimensions of the 2023 Cherokee include a length of 182.9 inches with a wheelbase of 107.1 inches. The Cherokee is 74.9 inches wide and 67.8 inches tall and has a ground clearance of 8.7 inches. This model provides a minimum ground clearance of 8.7 inches and the lift-over height is 30.9 inches. 

This model of Cherokee comes standard with power door locks, power windows, keyless entry remote entry, push-button start, a fuel tank capacity of 15.8 gallons, a 4×4 drive train, and many more features that make the 2023 Jeep Cherokee one of the best SUV’s on the market in its class.

Cargo Area Dimensions

The cargo space in the 2023 Jeep Cherokee is an impressive 54.7 cubic feet, which makes it one of the largest SUVs in its class. The cargo area behind the second row is 25.8 cubic feet, and both the third row and second row of seating can hold up to 30.7 cubic feet each in their respective areas, making this model a great choice for anyone who is looking for a spacious SUV with ample cargo space. 

This SUV has plenty of room for all your gear and gear-related needs, such as golf clubs, camping gear, kayaks, and even some equipment for work or hobbies that can be stored away without taking up much space inside your Jeep Cherokee.

Steering and Suspension

In the event of a crash, the Cherokee has a stabilizer bar on the front and rear. The Cherokee has a torsion beam axle with coil springs. The Cherokee’s tires and suspension can prevent skidding on wet roads or taking sudden turns, helping to reduce the chance of accidents happening inside your vehicle. This model has a turning radius of 38.1 feet curb-to-curb, allowing you to make quick turns on any type of road.

At Huffines CJDR Plano in Plano, Texas, we offer a wide range of new and used vehicles, including the 2023 Jeep Cherokee. Whether you’re looking for a family SUV or a recreational vehicle, we have got you covered. Our team of experts is always available to assist you in finding the right vehicle that meets your needs. Come visit us today and take a test drive of the 2023 Jeep Cherokee and experience its amazing engine performance. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to own this top-performing SUV.


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