What a lot of people must take a short-cut across fields and woodland on their way home from the school run or the supermarket if the number of big 4x4s is anything to go by.
Like all of the new wave of these things, this one is being trumpeted as being as refined on the tarmac as it is capable and macho off-road and no doubt it’s true. It’s just that most of them will probably never tread on grass.
The Cherokee has had steering and suspension changes, plus leather, electric windows and cruise control, comes with a 2.8-litre diesel engine and costs from £24,595.
MM verdict: some people actually think it’s pretty.