Europe: New Jeep Cherokee starts at 34,800 euros image

In Europe, the new Jeep Cherokee will hit the market next week at a starting price of 34,800 euros.

Unveiled during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the base model is powered by a 2.0-liter Multijet II Turbo diesel unit that develops 140 hp and is connected through a six-speed manual transmission to the front wheels.

It is the most economical model of the compact SUV – with a combined fuel consumption of 5.3 liters (CO2 emissions: 139 g / km).

The 170 horsepower version of the 2.0-liter engine is coupled with the nine-speed automatic gearbox and will start at 40,500-euro, the U.S based automaker told reporters today during a news conference in Frankfurt.

The European line-up also includes the 3.2-liter V-6 Pentastar petrol engine. Producing 272 horsepower and 315Nm of torque, the top of the line European Cherokee will start at 48.000 Euro.

Europe 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited Price

Europe 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk starting price

Europe 2014 Jeep Cherokee starting price

Cherokee will be available in three trim levels – Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk trim levels.

Standard safety features include seven airbags, ESP with ERM (rollover mitigation), ABS – but buyers can opt for Forward Collision Warning-Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus Blind Spot Monitoring and many other safety features.

The vehicle was tested by EuroNCAP and achieved five-star rating last year with an overall score of 83 percent.

In the U.S the automaker already sold 29,000 Cherokee models during the first two months of 2014.

– attached images showing the new European Jeep Cherokee during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show