A new generation of the famous crossover is close. Fans are eagerly waiting for the news about every detail. However, it seems like bosses made a decision that won’t make them so happy. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee will get an only minor refresh, and major update comes probably with 2021 model. However, enthusiasts will have a chance to get some clues what to expect from future SUV. Some parts will be tested on upcoming model, while most other features and details remain the same. Finally, Jeep can make a surprise with some new trims and higher-end models, to compete with major rivals – Infiniti QX70 and VW Touareg.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine
Under the hood of the crossover will be Pentastar V-6 unit. We still don’t know about displacement, but the same 3.6-l is the favorite. For the new generation, engineers are preparing a V-8 unit. This one can get a test with 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Nevertheless, this is just a rumor and big wish of the fans. The company will carry over the 8-speed automatic transmission. With some improvements, it can boost current 19/26 mpg fuel economy. Also, we can hear gossips about the addition of a turbocharger. This is another future plan for new generation, and it is not going to be a surprise if we see it happening with the 2017 year update.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee features and safety
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee must offer safety level of the current vehicle. That means all but a 5-star rating is a failure. However, Jeep is not going to allow this. Current equipment can expect updates. With few additions, 2019 Grand Cherokee will seal the top spot in this category among its class. Not only safety, but all other elements will improve overall impression of the crossover. For example, the trim range will come again, but without anniversary model. Buyers will choose, and top of the lineup is once again the SRT version.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee price
The cost of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee depends on trim level. However, the price of the base model is still unknown, since there is no info about engine type. Drivetrains with turbocharger will boost the price, and the SRT model doubles it.