2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is certain to shake the ground on its arrival. It will become sportier and appear lot aggressive with more flair and jeep design traits.
The new design in the Grand Cherokee will use new chassis. New muscular looks and the beneath the hood the engine of the supercar level is said to be shared with Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models with more than 700 horsepower beast, tough to be matched by rivals. The new upcoming Grand Cherokee will be shaving off over 500 pounds weight and it means less power is required and also the fuel to the performance levels.
What changes will 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee get on its exterior?
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is certain to look stunning. The design elements will include small and thin headlights, no side air intakes and large front bumper with one long air intake opening, thereby making the new Grand Cherokee look very powerful and more muscular than ever. The new model will be lighter, featuring an extensive use of light-weight materials.
The all-wheel drive system will be improved and this system will be efficient enough to handle the engines vast power and the exterior looks are sure to reveal the designers have outdone in making the new Grand Cherokee look muscular, sharp and stunning that it will wear the traits of the jeep design with a bit more flair. It will be available in six trim levels: Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit and SRT.
Just like before, Interior will have plenty of luxury
The interior of 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee features dual-zone automatic climate control with air filtration system. Steering wheel will be leather wrapped while higher models will get combination of leather and wood. Seats with base model will be made of fabric while other models will feature leather seats. Uconnect will also be part of user-friendly technology features and it will come with 8.4-inch touchscreen display with integrated controls for climate and infotainment systems.
The new Grand Cherokee on the inside will be comfortable and spacious to accommodate passengers in all sizes. The upcoming Cherokee may surprise in a pleasant style with quality materials inside as it is dedicated at making quality products and so buyers can expect more comfort, lot safer and better drive.
What engine will 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit have?
The new 2018 Grand Cherokee will come equipped with a couple hidden beasts under its hood. Base engine will be a 3.6-liter turbocharged flex-fuel V6 engine, ready to output 295 horsepower, at 6400 rpm, offering torque output of 260 pounds-feet, at 4800 rpm. The engine will come equipped with six cylinders in V configuration, featuring 24 valves. The engine will have a variable valve timing technology to improve the fuel consumption that is needed desperately in such powerful engines. The engine will be paired to shiftable automatic eight-speed transmission system, featuring both 2WD and 4WD configuration. Optional gearbox is a single-speed automatic with full-time AWD drivetrain system.
There will be two optional engines available. First one is 5.7-literV8 with 360 horses and 390 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing capacity with this engine is 7,400 lbs. Second engine is a diesel, 3.0-liter V6 that delivers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is something that is a plus for this powerplant and it is rated around 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. Standard transmission is 8-speed automatic while there is two-speed electronically shifted as an option.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT engine specs
These three engines will be under the hood of five trim levels, except the top SRT model. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will be powered by the 6.4-liter naturally aspirated V8 HEMI with 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Eight-speed transmission is standard while there is optionally single-speed gearbox with electronic proportioning with full-time 4WD.[table "” not found /]
What price and when will be release date of Jeep luxury SUV?
The new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018 is expected to be released somewhere in the mid of 2017 and will be marketed and sold as a 2018-year model. Cost of the 2018-year model will be between $500 and $1000 higher than its predecessor. That means that the starting price for the base model is estimated around $32,000 dollars, rising up to $68,000 dollars for SRT model. The Trackhawk model will find its place somewhere in the middle, around $45,000, depending on additional equipment.