2014 Jeep Cherokee  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#27 of 2014 SUVs

#56 of all 2014 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Jeep Cherokee
The Cherokee, a mainstay of Jeep's lineup for decades, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Cherokee has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. The Cherokee provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 Jeep Cherokee has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0442% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0513%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0442% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0513% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8757Mazda 5Chevrolet EquinoxToyota RAV4Mitsubishi OutlanderGMC TerrainMazda CX-5Ford EscapeChevrolet CaptivaJeep CherokeeSubaru ForesterSubaru OutbackHonda CR-VComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 87. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is safer than the 2014 Mazda 5, the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox, the 2014 Toyota RAV4, the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2014 GMC Terrain, the 2014 Mazda CX-5, and the 2014 Honda CR-V and less safe than the 2014 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2014 Subaru Forester.

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