Nissan recently announced that its adding Amazon Alexa connectivity to most of its lineup and now Jeep has announced that it’s adding it to the 2018 Cherokee. The 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude gives you the ability to perform functions, like remote start and lock and unlock doors through Amazon Alexa.
The new Amazon Alexa feature is only available on the 2018 Cherokee Latitude equipped the new Tech Connect Package. The Jeep Cherokee’s new Tech Connect Package responds to a long list of voice commands via Alexa. The menu of commands can start the vehicle’s engine, lock and unlock doors, send navigation instructions to the vehicle, check fuel and tire pressure levels.
With the purchase of a 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude equipped with the Tech Connect Package, you’ll also get an Amazon Echo Dot, a three-month subscription to the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan and natural language voice controls via Alexa. The Tech Connect Package also adds some additions to the exterior of the Cherokee, like Diamond Black Crystal-painted lower cladding and gloss black finishes on the chin applique, upper and lower grille surround, roof rails and 18-inch painted aluminum wheels.
Jeep Cherokee Latitude models with the Tech Connect Package also get the Uconnect 8.4-inch infotainment system with 3G connectivity, rear backup assist and one-touch up/down front windows, Premium Audio Group and a one-year Sirius XM Satellite Radio subscription.
The 2018 Jeep Cherokee Latitude with the new Tech Connect Package starts at $27,285 for 4×2 models or $28,785 for 4×4 models, with the destination fees included.