The first Jeep Cherokee was the SJ series produced from 1974 to 1983 by the American Motors Company (AMC) in the United States. The Cherokee was developed and based on the Jeep Wagoneer that produced a few years earlier around 1963.
It was marketed as a sports vehicle wherein the first model had a two-door variant. True to how its powerful feature and how it was produced, the Cherokee sets the bar for modern sports utility vehicle (SUV). Over the years, the vehicle has undergone models such as the XJ, KL the Jeep Grand Cherokee that also has various models, and the Jeep Liberty.
Automobile Magazine has chosen the XJ model as one of the greatest cars of all time. The Jeep Cherokee KL model is the latest model to hit the market. It will replace the Jeep Liberty model that reigned between 2002 to 2013.
The Cherokee is often compared with the Isuzu Trooper or the Ford Explorer XLT when it comes to the size of the cargo area. When it comes to hitting the rough road, it is considered to be a champion. As one of the premier sports utility vehicle, the Cherokee will continue to be the recognized as a leader.