2019 Jeep Model Year Changes
The 2019 Jeep models started extremely early this year, with the redesigned Cherokee going on sale in February.
A significant refresh on the 2019 Cherokee sees the controversial headlights redesgined and a new optional 2.0 turbo charged 4-cylinder engine option added to the lineup. LED headlights replace high-instensity discharge as standard.
The 2.0-liter turbo and the V6 have automatic idle start/stop functionality and it has also been added to the standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine.
Overland models now have 19-inch wheels with 235/50R19 tires.
A hands-free liftgate is now optional on Limited and standard on Overland. Heated mirror s are now standard.
A rear backup camera is now standard.
Air conditioning is now standard.
Jeep Compass Sport offers a new Upland special edition with wheels from the Trailhawk, skid plates, gloss black roof and select trim. Limited gets a new High Altitude appearance package with 19-inch satin gloss wheels, navigation, HID headlights and satin gloss trim.
Adaptive Cruise Control is now offered, part of the Advanced Safety Group Package, available for Latitude, Trailhawk and Limited.
Dual zone automatic climate control air conditioning, Uconnect 4 with a 7-inch display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto (both smartphone integration types) and a household 115-volt outlet are all now standard.
Keyless Enter-N-Go, a hands-free key system, is now optional on Compass Sport; it is standard on other models.
Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path Warning, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are all now standard on all models.
Navigation is now standard on Limited.
Limited X model with unique front grille, fascia, hood and 20-inch wheels.
Diesel models are coming, but have not been certified by the EPA, yet. The Trackhawk is still the most powerful SUV ever, with a 707-horsepower Hellcat engine.
A refresh includes a whole new front grille and a new engine.
The 6-speed manual is gone. #SavetheManuals #SadFace Both engines use the 9-speed FCA automatic. The new engine is a 1.3-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged with direct fuel injection. Power is up: 177 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. It now becomes the optional engine, standard on Trailhawk and Limited. The 2.4-liter is standard on Sport and Latitude.
Adaptive cruise control, front park sensors and automated parking (ParkSense Park Assist Plus) are now optional. Automatic Start/Stop is included with the new engine.
The Wrangler JL becomes just the Wrangler as the older JK version is now officially out of production.
Forward Collision Wrning and Adaptive Cruise Control are new optionas, part of the Advanced Safety Group.
We're still waiting on a Wrangler Pickup and a diesel engine.