2018 Grand Cherokee Redesign Promising a New Platform

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In recent years, Jeep SUVs in high demand among motorists, brand management is planning to sell before the end of the year 1 200 000 units of its cars. Jeep Chief Executive Officer also emphasized that the work on the creation of updated new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018 goes according to the approved schedule. Previously, the company had promised to hold a presentation of a new car in two years, but because of the decision to upgrade the development platform on which to create a new model, the presentation of new car decided to postpone. In this regard, it will be necessary to unify the components of the chassis and hold new negotiations with suppliers.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee release date

There are rumors that Jeep have begun to test prototypes of new cars and soon motorists and fans will get the first results obtained by photospies. Recall that in the recent past in the Jeep press center said that the new Grand Cherokee 2018 will be on the market in the second half of 2017. This decision is due to the need to fully review the basics of crossover design “, – told reporters Jeep CEO Mike Manley.

Now, according to him, its appearance is delayed until 2018 or even 2019.

Release date: 2018

We hope to see 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee concept sometime in 2017.

Also read about the Jeep Wagoneer 2019

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee price

It is unlikely that the price of the new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee will increase significantly. We should expect 5-10% increase in cost due to the use of the new platform and more advanced powertrains. Thus, the starting price will reach around $34,000.

2018 Grand Cherokee redesign

Very little is known about the upcoming update Jeep Grand Cherokee. When will the jeep Grand Cherokee be redesigned? There is still no reliable information, and even plausible concept art. It is most likely that the 2018 model will retain the general features characteristic of the brand. The changes are only cosmetic – change the design of the headlights and the taillights, grille will increase in size.

The interior will also be redesigned, but quite possibly front panel design remains the same – the display of infontainment system will be located between air wents. The dashboard can be completely electronic and consist of a large LCD display.

Look at the 2018 Dodge Ram new design

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

There are possible track-oriented modification of the Cherokee which was largely rumored in the previous few years. However, it still seems very unlikely – the positioning of Cayenne-killer from Jeep seems to be a little bit useless.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat

The Hellcat modification of the Cherokee is more possible than Trackhawk. There are tuning shops which could make the standard SRT more brutal, making custom Hellcat version by installing monstrous 6.2-liter supercharged V8, producing 707 HP. The next gen Grand Cherokee could finally get such version available for purchase.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is likely to get the very same engine, as the current SRT version of the SUV. Supercharged V8 could produce a lot more than 500 HP, which makes this car stay in line with Cayenne, F-pace and Range Rover Sport SVR.

Also read about the 2018 Toyota 4Runner

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee specs

At the moment nothing is known about the new engines, which will be installed on the 2018 Jeep Cherokee. Without a doubt, old-fashioned and voracious Hemi engine will be replaced by something more economical and practical. It is expected that the new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee will receive anything from the new engines of FCA. For instance among which there is 3.0L V6 with turbocharger, which is mounted on the Alfa Romeo Giulia QV. Naturally, SUV version of engine will be deforced.

It is possible that the old Pentastar V6 also will remain in engine lineup.

Regarding Trailhawk version – an extreme version by the SRT, its fate is unknown. Some sources claim that the next generation will get even more powerful V8 engine. With it Grand Cherokee will be the fastest SUV on the planet – reaching the top speed of 200 mph.

The trim levels are likely to keep the traditional naming, so we could expect 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, Summit, Overland editions.

You also migh be interested in the 2018 Toyota Tundra engine specifications

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018 video

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Comments
  • Janet

    Well, I was seriously searching for my 8th Jeep, Grand Cherokee “Overland” 2017, but I am digging the larger grille and front redesign on the 2018. I have just made up my mind to hold off and wait.

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Jeep fans expect new Grand Cherokee 2018 totally updated, equipped with a new fuel-efficient powertrains.

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