Jeep Cherokee 2WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Jeep Cherokee 2WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 12 recalls, 4 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 1098 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2001 2001 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. Not Rated 3 (picture) 3 3 5 2
2000 2000 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 (picture) 3 3 5 Not Rated
1999 1999 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 (picture) 3 3 5 Not Rated
1997 1997 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 (picture) 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1996 1996 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR 4x4 Not Rated 4 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1995 1995 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR 4x4 Not Rated 4 4 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1994 1994 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1992 1992 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1991 1991 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1990 1990 Jeep Cherokee 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Jeep has manufactured models of Cherokee 2WD for 15 years. They average 17.9 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2001 Cherokee 2WD above average at 18 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2001 Cherokee 2WD to be $2,150 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $3,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Cherokee 2WD consumes about 18 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2001 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 21 16
2000 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 22 16
1999 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 22 16
1998 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 21 16
1997 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 16 20 14
1996 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 21 16
1995 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 17 20 15
1994 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 17 20 15
1993 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 17 20 15
1992 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 20 16
1991 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 17 20 15
1990 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 22 15
1989 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 17 21 15
1988 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 22 16
1987 Jeep Cherokee 2WD 18 21 16

MPG breakdown by model options

The Jeep Cherokee 2WD has 56 different model options on record with the EPA since 1987. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
2001 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 21 16
2000 Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 21 16
2000 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 23 18
2000 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 14
2000 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
1999 Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 17 20 16
1999 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 23 18
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1999 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
1998 Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 16
1998 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 23 18
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 19 14
1998 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 21 16
1997 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 23 18
1997 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 15
1997 Automatic (L4), 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1996 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 21 17
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1996 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 21 16
1995 Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 16 17 15
1995 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 18
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 19 14
1995 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
1994 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 18
1994 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1994 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
1993 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 18
1993 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 19 14
1993 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
1992 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 17
1992 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 19 14
1992 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 20 16
1991 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 21 17
1991 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1991 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
1990 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 22 16
1990 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 22 18
1990 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 17
1990 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 15
1990 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 15
1989 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 22 16
1989 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 22 18
1989 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 17
1989 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
1989 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 15
1988 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 18 22 16
1988 Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 21 24 19
1988 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 22 18
1988 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 15
1988 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
1987 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 19 22 17
1987 Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 21 24 19
1987 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.5 L 20 23 18
1987 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 15
1987 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 21 16