One of the most popular vehicles among families and an excellent off-roader is ready to debut. We are talking about 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Exterior design and improvements
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a luxury SUV which will be improved in many segments. First of all, it will be more fuel efficient and will get redesigned interior. It will be a bit lighter than before which will improve its aerodynamic and fuel economy. It will be able to conquer any types of surface. When it comes to exterior design, it will be slightly refreshed. Its exterior will be a combination of traditional and contemporary. The front end will feature attractive grille which will now be slightly smaller and thinner. The headlamps will be rectangular and equipped with latest LED lighting. The tail lights will also get LED technology. 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will get standard 17-inch wheels. Higher trims will get black chrome 20-inches wheels. It will be offered in following versions: Laredo, Limited, Summit, Overland and SRT.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior design and technology
The interior of 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be refreshed with some new features, new instrument panel and materials. The cabin will look very warm, especially with wood trims on the doors, dash and steering wheel. It is very spacious and the seats are wide and comfortable. On the center of the dashboard is placed an 8.4-inch LCD touch screen. As for the equipment, it will get leather upholstery, navigation, audio system with 19 speakers, Sirius XM satellite radio, keyless entry, air conditioning, a panoramic sunroof and so on. Some of the safety system included will be: airbags, cruise control, blind-spot monitors, parking sensors etc.
Engine and performance
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be powered with several types of engine. The one is a 3.6-liter V6 which is able to produce 295 horsepower. The other one is a 5.7-liter Hemi V8. This engine can deliver 360 horsepower. The last is a 3.0-liter V6 Ecodiesel engine. It is able to make 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. This last one is the most fuel efficient of all. It is rated at 22/30 mpg in the city/highway with RWD. With AWD the numbers are 21/28 mpg. All the engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Grand Cherokee SRT will be also offered with a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine. This engine will produce 470 horsepower.
Release date and price
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee should go on sale sometime in the beginning of 2016. As for the price, it is expected to be around $30,000 for the base model.