Jeep Grand Cherokee India entry marks one of the last known luxury brands to come into the market and will offer iconic cars from its stable
Jeep is celebrating 75 Years worldwide in one way or the other. The iconic brand has made sure they come out with special editions and new models that are coming this year worldwide. However, India gets something, it gets the brand entry itself. Jeep enters the market in India today as we speak and launches three models for now and has rivals ready to receive them. Jeep is confident that its iconic status and the brand heritage that they have will help them succeed in the market. We have all the information for all three products. Let’s start with the Jeep Grand Cherokee first.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Engine, Gearbox and Mileage
The Limited and Summit variants will get power from a 240 BHP 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine. The engine is mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox. The torque is rated at 569 Nm. The mileage is rated at 12.8 km/l and this is the variant that will be the most popular and best-seller of the lot. Petrol version comes as the SRT which is the high performance variant. Expect the Pentastar 3.6 l V6 petrol engine that makes 290 BHP and 353 Nm of torque to make it to India as well.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Design and Dimensions
The SUV has to be the most iconic in it class. Signature front grille, large proportions in every dimensions and a boxy shape makes it the most intimidating car in its segment. Large wheels, sleek headlamps and tail-lamps with aggressive bumpers looks well in sync. The Jeep’s as always look best in black and still command presence and is a proper big luxury SUV in the market today.
Length – 4828 mm
Width – 1943 mm
Height – 1802 mm
Wheelbase – 2915 mm
Ground Clearance – 206 mm
Kerb Weight – 2432/2455 kgs
Fuel Tank Capacity – 93.5 litres (12.8 km/l)
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Chassis, suspension and off-road
Monocoque chassis is standard with all three variants. All around disc brakes are standard as well. Conventional Differential Rear Axle, Conventional Front-Axle Differential, Electro – Hydraulic Power Steering are part of the package. 4×4 is a hobby for Jeep and it comes with Selec – Terrain™ System for normal variants and Selec-Track System for SRT variant.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Interiors and Features
Expect the high quality interiors on the inside and features list to be segment best. Parking sensors front and rear, parking camera, 8-inch touch screen, auto dimming mirrors inside and outside, dual zone climate control, leather package, heated steering, Active Noise Control System, power volts at the front and rear. Illuminated lights, foot wells, cup holders, under seat lighting and much more. Connectivity options such as Bluetooth, AUX, and USB will be available. Heated and ventilated front seats are available. Instrument Cluster with Performance Display Screen, Memory Driver Seat, Mirror and Radio is segment first, Power Dual Pane Sunroof and Steering Wheel Mounted Shift Levers.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Launch and Price
Launched in the Month of August 2016, the prices begin at. Rs. 93 Lakhs for the Limited variant and 1.1 crore for the Summit variant.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Safety Features
4-wheel traction control, Electronic Stability Control, Rain Brake Support, Ready Alert Braking, Trailer Sway Damping, 7 airbags, ABS, EBD and much more as active and passive safety features.
Jeep Grand Cherokee India Competition
BMW X5, Audi Q7, Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLS