At first, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee looks like someone in the design studio was trying too hard to impress the higher-ups at its fashion-y Italian parent company, Fiat. Maybe at first you miss the round headlights and the upright grille of the old Jeeps. But you know, those new skinny LED headlights do look kind of cool. And the front end is a bit rakish, not just off-putting. And then you find out there's a cubby for your purse in the flip-up front passenger seat, and it's all over. The new Jeep Cherokee has rock-crawled its way into your hardened little heart like a robot puppy who obeys your every command.