When Was the Jeep Cherokee First Manufactured?


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The Jeep Cherokee was first manufactured in 1974 as a less expensive, two-door version of the Jeep Wagoneer. A four-door model went into production in 1977. Jeep began producing the modern version of the Cherokee starting in 1984, complete with a new design and different dimensions.

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When Was the Jeep Cherokee First Manufactured?
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Between 2002 and 2013, the Jeep Cherokee was redesigned and released as the Jeep Liberty in North America. The Jeep Cherokee name returned in 2014, along with a more streamlined design. In total, the company has produced five different Jeep Cherokee lines as of 2015: SJ, XJ, KJ, KK and KL.

Jeep also produces the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which went into production in 1993.

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