The Jeep Cherokee Longitude is a five-door, five-seat medium SUV, and it's only available in automatic all-wheel drive guise.

It's powered by a 130kW/229Nm 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, which is backed by a traditional nine-speed automatic transmission. There's no manual version available.

The $41,950 Longitude sits above the Sport, which costs $35,950 before on road costs, and below the $46,950 4x4 V6 Limited, and the $48,450 4x4 V6-powered Trailhawk.

Updated for 2019 with new front and rear bumpers, LED lights front and rear, and a composite bonnet and tailgate, the Longitude comes with cloth trim, auto headlights and wipers, 17-inch alloys, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard.

All Cherokees are equipped with AEB, lane departure warning and rear cross traffic alert as standard. Adaptive cruise control is an option on the Longitude.