First to arrive in the scene in 2014, the Grand Cherokee has earned accolades all over the world because of its rugged body design and ability to manoeuvre through the most difficult of road conditions. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is set to release after few recent updates that took place in its previous version. This time around, there will be more luxury components to make riding comfortable and also changes to its exterior to make it look even more aggressive than before.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee will not see a complete modification, but rather cyclic refreshment that will lend it better aerodynamics along with upgraded style quotient that will be the envy of its competitors. One major change that we can expect to see are implementation of LED lights to both the back and front of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is inspired by Hellcat model. Apart from lighting mechanism, this car will feature a large grille and rehashed bumper design to make overall visuals in sync with modern trends. A dual exhaust system will accentuate the car’s back side.
It comes as no surprise that Jeep has taken extra initiative to bring better quality interior features. There will be leather seats with auto adjustment capability, along with it will be roomy interiors to allow comfortable seating arrangement. Dashboard configuration will naturally be enhanced to enable better controls of safety and entertainment features. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be no less than a marvel of modern engineering, reminding us how far we have come from the old days.
To talk about technology features, we have to take in the consideration of trim levels, each of which comes with different kinds of equipment. Some of the many new features that are supposed to make an entry are Blue-ray player, Harmon Kardon audio system to entertain the passengers and other safety gear to protect like satellite navigation and safety airbags.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engine and Fuel Economy
As per reports, various types of engines are expected to make their way under the hood of 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Some of the configurations known to us are:
- A 3.6 litre V6 engine that has the capability of producing a maximum of 296 hp and torque of around 255 lb-ft. This base engine’s fuel consumption has been recorded to be 18/355/20 mpg in city drive, highway and combined driving sessions respectively. This powertrain will most will most likely be offered in all four-wheels.
- Two types of different engines are also rumoured to get featured in the upcoming release. The petrol and diesel variants can further be classified according to their power. The petrol engine is a V8 5.7L unit that will produce 355 hp and 386 lb-ft of torque while its diesel version will have the capability of producing 240 hp and torque of 292 lb-ft.
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Release Date and Price
To the best of our knowledge, we can expect 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee to be offered at a price somewhere between $ 35 000 and $ 60 000 depending on your choice of trim level. It is slated to release either during mid 2016 or near the end.