2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee - iconic SUV, has long become the benchmark for quality in the class of large, powerful and roomy cars. For those who are looking for a jeep capable of overcoming any obstacles of off-road, to ensure the comfort of the whole family on a long journey and at the same time it is beneficial to emphasize the status of the owner, this is really an ideal option. The last time the model was restyled in 2014 and now FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) promises to launch an updated SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will be officially presented at one of the car dealerships in mid-2018, by the beginning of 2019.
Since 1992, 4 generations of these luxury off-road cars have been released.
First generationJeep Grand Cherokee officially presented to the public at the Detroit Auto Show (1992). In the basic version it was a rear wheel drive car. A little later, and were all-wheel drive versions. So, from 1995 to 1998, the off-road version of Orvis was produced, which received:
- four-wheel drive;
- increased ground clearance;
- reliable protection under the body;
- tow hooks.
Second generationModels went on sale in 1999, pleased connoisseurs of large SUVs with such advantages:
- increased body size;
- stylish exterior and luxurious interior;
- The new line of powertrains PowerTech from Chrysler;
- A new Quadra-Drive transmission with all-wheel drive, automatically engaging for downshifting.
Third generationJeep Grand Cherokee cars, which can be found on the roads of Russia in 2019, are produced in 2005 and are characterized by such features as:
- the use of components and assemblies from Mercedes;
- a large selection of transmission types for rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive modiikatsy;
- availability of independent suspension;
- The new power units, including both the petrol V6 and V8, and the powerful 3.0-liter turbo diesel from Mercedes.
Fourth generationGrand Cherokee, the price and description of which, most likely, will be presented on all sites of car dealerships before the onset of 2019, was first shown in 2010. It is worth noting that all fourth-generation models have a 4 × 4 formula and are equipped with a modern 8-speed automatic.
To date, the following configurations are available:
- Laredo - the basic version with a 238-horsepower 3.0-liter V6;
- Limited - an improved version with a number of additional options;
- Overland - off-road version with a 286-horsepower 3.6-liter V6;
- SRT8 - top of the range with a 6.4-liter V8, developing 468 liters. from.
Fifth generation- This is the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, expected by all, which will be discussed in this article.
Exterior of the new Grand Cherokee
Although the company's management carefully hides the features of the new 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, it has already become known that after the next restyling, the model will remain recognizable and retain its main features.
The exterior of the updated model will form:
- a design that combines characteristic cubic elements and smooth lines;
- large grille angular shape;
- embossed hood with spectacular air ducts;
- complex front bumper design with large air intakes and integrated foglights;
- cubic blocks of LED head optics (Full LED optics will be available as an option);
- twin exhaust tips integrated into the rear bumper of the car;
- rear wing, located above the tailgate and providing optimal aerodynamics;
- large wheel arches and wheels R18 or R20, depending on the configuration.
If the dimensions of the car do not change significantly, then for the five-seater version they will be:
What will be the seven-seater car, the release of which was announced in the FCA is still unknown.
The fifth generation of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will appear in motor shows in Europe in the first half of 2019, will receive a stylish exterior that fully corresponds to the elite status of the car.
There will be no major changes to the interior, but the developers were put in three directions to improve the interior:
- the use of expensive and high-quality materials;
- expanding the functionality of car systems;
- increased comfort
Judging by the result, the designers and engineers of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles did an excellent job with the task, because the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018-2019, presented in the photo, impresses with luxury and the most innovative options.
The main advantages of the model will be:
- two-color execution of the cabin;
- exclusive dashboard design;
- comfortable seats with exclusive leather upholstery and heated for the driver and all passengers;
- multimedia center with a large touch screen and the ability to connect additional monitors;
- integrated navigation system that displays a three-dimensional image;
- leather Multifunction with quick-shifting petals, heated and a lot of individual settings for the owner;
- multi-zone climate control;
- high-quality acoustics Harman;
- roomy trunk (in 5-meter version);
- the ability to transform the cabin thanks to folding backs 2 and 3 (for the 7-seater version) rows.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles does not disclose the technical features of the new product, keeping the intrigue until the official premiere of the fifth generation Jeep Grand Cherokee. The network has repeatedly appeared information that in 2019, the SUV will receive a completely new platform. But, official confirmation was not followed, which suggests the idea of a possible modernization of the proven and well-proven platform on which the previous generation vehicle was assembled.
The model range of power units will remain quite wide, including both economical versions for the city, and heavy-duty diesel engines for those who wish to test the strength and endurance of the car in this off-road environment.
|Petrol V6||3.6 l||286 l. from.|
|Turbo Diesel V6||3.0 l||241 l. from.|
|Petrol V8||5.7 l||352 l.from.|
|Petrol V8||6.4 l||468 l. from.|
|Turbocharged Hellcat||6.2 l||717 l. from.|
All engines will be aggregated 8-mistupednuyu automatic transmission.
Thanks to such technical characteristics, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee has the opportunity to become not only one of the most status cars of 2019, but also to take the place of the fastest SUV.
Price of the model and the beginning of sales
Official data on what the price of Grand Cherokee will be in 2019 has not yet been announced. Experts also believe that the cost of the most inexpensive configuration of an SUV can start from 85 thousand dollars, while the price of a “charged” Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 700-horsepower engine and a full package of additional options can be much higher and exceed the amount of 100 thousand dollars.