A 2014 Jeep Cherokee Photo Gallery

By David Thomas  on August 14, 2013

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Earlier today we ran our full review of the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee. We've also run photo galleries of it from the manufacturer and our own staff photographer Evan Sears from the auto show circuit.

But I thought with such a hotly anticipated model I'd post some photos from my test drive of the Cherokee through the streets and trails around Moab, Utah. It was a supremely picturesque setting that tested the capability of this new SUV.

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The view of the Colorado River from my hotel room.

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Moab is Jeep crazy for sure, with the locals seeming to drive them more than any other brand ... by far. Check out this "classic" I found parked outside the local grocery store.

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My first glimpse of one of the Cherokees I was going to be piloting.

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The Cherokees lined up during a quick pit stop on the street portion of the road test.

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This is my view from the passenger seat as we start our way up the spine of a giant rock/boulder/mountain. The Wrangler set the pace while I let my co-driver take the wheel for the first leg of the trail.

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We're leading the pack.

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I've off-roaded before but not quite like this. Here the Wrangler is tackling one of the smaller rock inclines we faced.

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A shot of scenery from the trail.

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The navigation system was rendered pretty much useless, although note that the Cherokee's icon is a classic Wrangler.

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We "parked" at the highest peak for lunch.

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I tried to get a few shots of the black Trailhawk since I hadn't seen photos of one yet. This shot taken with my iPhone on a sunny day — I forgot my good camera at the base of the trail — didn't generate optimum results.

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A shot of the Colorado River from our lunchtime perch.

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I take the wheel on the way back.

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Yep, plenty of wheels off the ground on this trip.

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This is that huge rock/boulder/mountain from the beginning of the trail. I obviously had both hands firmly on the wheel while letting my passengers shoot the last few photos.

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A shot of the Limited, Latitude and Trailhawk trims at the bottom of the trail.

And to make up for some of the candid quality above, here are a few better shots I snagged of a Trailhawk on a dirt road near the hotel.

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Managing Editor David Thomas has a thing for wagons and owns a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2005 Volkswagen Passat wagon.  Email David


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