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Conventionally styled facelifted Jeep Cherokee spotted


Set to arrive sometime next year, first images and indeed engine details have surfaced of the facelifted Jeep Cherokee.

Snapped by, the internally designated KL Cherokee adopts a more conventional front end clip than the current iteration, made up of streamlined headlights, a mesh lower air intake, a more upright grille, different front bumper and at the rear, redesigned taillight clusters and the number plate cavity moved to the bumper from the tailgate.

The biggest change is set occur underneath the bonnet where apart from the 2.4-litre and 3.2-litre mills currently offered, the Cherokee will also get the Wrangler's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-pot, which features a 48-volt mild-hybrid setup for a output of 200 kW and 400 Nm of torque. Select markets will continue to offer a 2.0-litre turbodiesel and manual gearbox.

According to reports, the updated Cherokee will make its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next year, with a local launch date yet to be announced.

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