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New Jeep Grand Cherokee to launch on November 11 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

In contrast to the previous-gen mannequin, the brand new Grand Cherokee will solely get a single petrol engine possibility.

Jeep might be asserting the costs for its all-new Grand Cherokee on November 11. Because the model’s flagship SUV, the brand new Grand Cherokee will sit above the Meridian in Jeep’s India line-up. This might be Jeep’s fourth regionally assembled mannequin after the Wrangler, Compass and the Meridian.

  • New Grand Cherokee will solely be supplied as a 5-seat mannequin
  • Anticipated to get a 2.0-litre petrol engine
  • Deliveries to start by early December

New Jeep Grand Cherokee: design and options

The brand new Grand Cherokee showcases contemporary styling cues which have beforehand been seen on the Wagoneer and the Meridian. The SUV sports activities a seven-slot grille, which is flanked by slim headlights with LED DRLs. Different design highlights of the brand new Grand Cherokee embrace a floating roof impact on the D-pillar and the brand new LED tail-lights.

Whereas the brand new Grand Cherokee is bought in two sizes abroad, sources inform us that the India-spec mannequin would be the customary five-seat model and never the longer three-row Jeep Grand Cherokee L. On the within, the SUV will get a big 10.1-inch central touchscreen, a digital instrument display screen, and one other devoted touchscreen in entrance of the co-driver. The model has additionally confirmed that the brand new SUV will get ADAS tech. Different characteristic highlights would be the panoramic sunroof, leather-based upholstery, ventilated entrance seats, a head-up show and a powered tailgate.

Jeep Grand Cherokee: powertrain

In contrast to the previous-gen Grand Cherokee that was supplied with each petrol and diesel engine choices, the brand new mannequin will solely get a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine. Jeep has but to announce the ability outputs for this engine, which might be paired to an 8-speed computerized gearbox as customary. The brand new Grand Cherokee is predicted to get four-wheel drive and selectable terrain modes – Auto, Sport, Mud/Sand and Snow.

Jeep Grand Cherokee: rivals

With an anticipated value of round Rs 85 lakh (ex-showroom), as per our sources, the Jeep Grand Cherokee will compete towards different luxurious SUVs just like the Mercedes GLE, BMW X5 and the Land Rover Discovery in India. Deliveries of the brand new Grand Cherokee are anticipated to start by early December in choose cities.

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