The Jeep Cherokee will, according to IndianAutoBlog, be build with a diesel version for Europe, using Fiat’s 2.0 liter MultiJet engine. This powerplant, also used in the Fiat Freemont, has been widely praised; IAB called the 1.3 liter version the “national engine of India” because it is used in over a dozen popular models of different brands. The 2.0 liter version to be used in the Cherokee is available with either 138 or 168 horsepower. IAB believes diesel Cherokees will also be available in India, though no specific announcement has been made yet. The Wrangler and Jeep Grand Cherokee are to be launched this year in India; Wrangler may lead to some buyer confusion, given its resemblance to Mahindra models which have the same ancestry (but have arguably conformed to it more closely). The Cherokee is expected to be imported to China late in 2013; Jeep CEO Mike Manley..
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