One of the major car shows at the end of next year will host a premiere of brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. With many improvements, crossover provides smooth and comfortable ride, reliable and durable engine, with a lot of power, and improved fuel economy. Nevertheless, its off-road capacity is also boosted, and new stylish details will make this SUV one of the most wanted units in US. A lot of power comes from its engines, and so far we’ve heard of two. Few trim options are going to take vehicle to next level, so there will be something interesting for all SUV lovers.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine
According to sources, there is big improvement in engineering rooms, so final powertrains could be ready soon. Company decided to go with 3.6-l Pentastar V6 as the base unit for 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Mated to a 8-speed automatic transmission, this drivetrain can provide nearly 300 horses of power and 260 pound-feet of torque. Although this is acceptable output, company prepared another unit, a 5.7-l power plant. This Hemi V8 explodes for 360 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Same transmission is used for this unit too, but fuel economy is heavily damaged due to massive output.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee redesign
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is going to be both attractive and comfortable. Similar design as its predecessor is created, with few updates on lights and details, but overall look is nearly the same. Grille is the same as before, and designers could turn to HID lightning instead of LED. Air intake system is now larger, and major change comes with 20-inch wheels. On the back, taillights and bumper are being revisited, while other parts looks pretty much the same as before. Inside, a lot of attention was turned to safety, and this vehicle is going to offer some new features.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee price and release date
By the end of 2017 we should see new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Few months after premiere first salon models will arrive. Price is still unknown, especially because company is preparing many trim levels. Gap between entry-level and top of the class model could be in tens of thousand dollars.