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Know This New Vehicle - Jeep Grand Cherokee

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A To the Point summary - Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Fiat-Chrysler group is bringing the Jeep® Grand Cherokee to the Indian market. Along with its siblings the Jeep® Wrangler and the Jeep® Renegade which will also find its way into the Indian market this year. It wears a contemporary SUV design and it carries and sports its legendary brand name and is neatly packaged and comes with an array of features. Initially, it will be retailed in India via the CBU route and gradually, depending upon its market dynamics and presence, the company will consider assembling it locally.

 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Auto Expo 2016

The Grand Cherokee was first showcased in the just concluded Auto Expo 2016. And owing to its established presence and brand name and its remarkable performance and with the Jeep® brand doing well globally, it is just a matter of time before this vehicle finds its niche here in the Indian market and can take on competitors headlong.

The Jeep®   Grand Cherokee Exteriors

The exteriors of the Jeep® Grand Cherokee are very pronounced and muscular. But at the same time, it does have a neat blend and a touch of feminineness in places.
The overall body structure is balanced and appealing. The SUV sports a very streamlined profile and it has a sporty touch and stance. The roofline, the placement of the headlamps, the aerodynamic contours, and the agility it wears is noticeable. The vehicle definitely reflects what a Jeep® brand design and style really is.

Exterior Specs

Length

Width

Height

Wheelbase

4828 mm

1943 mm

1802 mm

2915 mm

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee Interiors

The cabin spacing is ample and gives enough room for people stretch and settle down comfortably. The second row seating is also said to be comfortable as compared to most competitor SUVs in its range. The cabin styling, matching interiors, the overall layout are all definitely eye-catching. The detailing and the sophisticated design touch are noteworthy. Driving around will definitely feel like a breeze especially when it comes with comfortable black leather upholstery seating, matching color schemes and superior ride quality.

Interior Specs

Front Headroom

Rear Headroom

Front Hiproom

Rear Hiproom

Front Legroom 

 Rear Legroom

Front Shoulder room

Rear Shoulder room

39.9 in.

39.2 in.

57 in.

56.2 in.

40.3 in.

38.6 in.

58.7 in.

58 in.

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee’s Engine Specs

A sensation of sorts, the Jeep® Grand Cherokee is considered for its overall performance that is ably supported by potent engine. The Cherokee will come in two diesel variants. This powered, all-wheel drive features an engine comes with an 8-speed ZF transmission. It can zip from 0 to 100kmph in just 8.3 seconds and its top speed is over 200kmph. Its suspension comes with an electronic control, and has a one-touch program to help maneuver through different terrains.

 

Models

Fuel Mode

Transmission

Engine Specs

Power

Torque

Speed

Mileage

V6

Diesel

Automatic

3.0 liter Eco Diesel engine

237bhp

549Nm

200kmph

12.8kmpl

V8

Diesel

Automatic

6.4 liter

HEMI® engine

545bhp

588Nm

200kmph

12.8kmpl

Jeep® Grand Cherokee’s Pricing and Nearest Competition

The expected price positioning of the Jeep® Grand Cherokee could be in the range of 35 to 50 lakhs INR. Yes. The pricing is comparable to mid to high-end SUVs. Its nearest competitors would be Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Land Rover, Mitsubishi Montero, and the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. Jeep® is an iconic and an internationally known and much liked brand, hence, its arrival in India would definitely set off a turf war competition amongst its peers and nearest competitors.

Outcome Awaited

The Jeep® Grand Cherokee was showcased in the Auto Expo 2016. The Auto Expo happened in New Delhi in February 2016. The vehicle will be launched sometime in 2016 in India.

A vehicle of this size, stature, and fame, and even before its debut in India, auto enthusiasts are awaiting its arrival. The vehicle shows a promise that is incomparable and not to mention its performance in markets world over is another thing. It’s sporty, charming and has an allure that would definitely rein in more in its direction. Considering and weighing in all indications, the Grand Cherokee will definitely be a vehicle that has to be watched out for. After all it is Jeep®!

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