Infotainment in a Jeep Cherokee: a guide for Winnetou

This is good news: anyone Who buys the Jeep Cherokee in Germany, the Top system for Infotainment, telephony and Navigation as standard equipment. Actually, ther

Infotainment in a Jeep Cherokee: a guide for Winnetou

This is good news: anyone Who buys the Jeep Cherokee in Germany, the Top system for Infotainment, telephony and Navigation as standard equipment. Actually, there is for the Cherokee, three different systems, the driving under the in-house designation Uconnect: the Version 7, the Version 8.4 and 8.4 with Navigation. The latter had our vehicle, and the number indicates the length of the diagonal of the on-Board monitor in inches. He is sensitive to the touch, in addition, two Turntable help below the display, if you do not want to tap to use on the Display.

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Interestingly, the arrangement of the menus is: The individual symbols are evenly distributed on the screen. What is important, you can push, however, bar in the bottom menu, where the self-selected entries remain permanently. In this way, a quickly manage to access. On the Monitor several vehicle functions, including those of the air conditioning, but physical buttons are also ready.

in Total, along with the revised Uconnect quickly and easily. The navigation Department done their Job, unspectacular and well-behaved, however, only the traffic incidents from the TMC channel of the radio to route planning are taken into account. Voice control makes for a quick entry of the navigation destination in a slip and works reliably. Further commands beyond the Navigation and telephony, however, are not understood. In the phone Department, we are missing a search for contacts, apart from that, the decor is pleasingly complete. Overall, the new Uconnect fourth-Generation offers a good facilities without the frills, like quite.

Jeep Cherokee : image: manufacturer

Who wants to provide passengers with a W-Lan available, you can enable a Hotspot in the Infotainment System, however, the use of the LTE data connection is not free of charge. With the Uconnect App on your Smartphone you can check, whether the vehicle is locked, it navigation destinations can be set to Auto send, and you can see the Position of the parked Jeeps. Furthermore, consumption data can be retrieve. For a fee, a theft can also be a protection set up that alerts with Push notifications for unusual activity on the vehicle.

The symbols are evenly distributed on the screen. : Image: manufacturer

In the coming months, the brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to your digital Ecosystem to Samsung and Google. The new platform is already equipped for mobile communications standard, 5G and used on the Samsung, a subsidiary of Harman the Cloud. The Software of the vehicle is to be via mobile upgradable, and the on-Board system works in the future with Android. In the Jeep Cherokee we were able to use now in addition to Android Auto Apple Carplay, thanks to the touch-sensitive monitor easily, but only in the cable-bound variant.

Updated Date: 01 December 2020, 12:19

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