2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 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

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. 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.

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee specs

At the moment nothing is known about the new engines, which will be installed on the Grand 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.

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

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