The Jeep Cherokee is called Zi You Guang in China

Posted on Thursday, 18 April 2013 , 05:04:59 byEmil

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The Jeep Cherokee is called Zi You Guang in China

Jeep will launch the new 2014 Cherokee in China. This will be the first market outside the US to get the controversial looking model. we will have the opportunity to see it for the first time at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show, on the 20th of April, so in only a couple of days, when it will have its international debut. So that you know, the model looks the same, but the name has changed. The carmaker has decided to call the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee, Zi You Guang, which according to different sources, it means Liberty Light. This only means, the model keeps the name of its predecessor, Liberty in North America. Jeep boss, Mike Manley declared that Jeep is their global brand that ever since they have developed the Cherokee, the model has been available on their home market of the United States, but also, it has been available for world markets. The Cherokee made a lot of people fall in love with it and keeps doing it.



Now, China is the largest market for the Jeep brand if we do not count the US. In China Jeep models are being sold one out of five vehicles sold in the mid-size SUV segment. This is one of the reasons the carmaker has decided to reveal the 2014 Jeep Cherokee for the first time on an international scale at the 2013 edition of the Shanghai Auto Show. According to the manufacturer, in China, the new Jeep Zi You Guang model will be available with two 4 x 4 systems. The first one is the Jeep Active Drive I that features a one-speed power transfer unit and the second one is the Jeep Active Drive II with a two-speed PTU and low range. There is no official info on the power train options so far, but chances are it will be available with 4-cylinder units. We will have more details in two days.


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