Jeep Grand Cherokee 5-seater unveiled, to be launched in India next year

A plug-in hybrid powertrain with a four-wheel drive is also available

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

Highlights

. Except for a few cosmetic updates, it remains the same as its 7-seater version.

. The cabin is premium and feature-loaded with luxury upholstery and multiple displays.

. Jeep plug-in hybrid 4XE powertrain has been given in the Grand Cherokee 5-seater.

. It gets the option of an all-wheel-drive system with all engines.

. The fifth-generation Grand Cherokee will be launched in India in 2022 and will be assembled and sold here.

Jeep took the wraps off the new generation Grand Cherokee in 2021. However, during that time the company introduced only its three-row version. Now the company has taken the wraps off its smaller two-row model. It is smaller than the 7-seater model and is also the first Grand Cherokee to get a plug-in hybrid option.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater
 

Here's how the 5 seater Grand Cherokee is smaller than the bigger Grand Cherokee L:-


Grand Cherokee Grand Cherokee L Difference
Wheelbase 2964 mm 3091 mm - 127 mm
Length 4914 mm 5204 mm - 290 mm
Width (ORVMs folded) 1968 mm 1964 mm + 4 mm
Height (standard suspension) 1799 mm 1815 mm - 16 mm

Jeep has kept the styling almost the same except for a few cosmetic updates. The option of the off-road focus Trailhawk variant has also been kept in the 5-seater version. Its ground clearance has been kept high for better off-roading and its approach and departure angle are also better. Apart from this, more rugged bumpers and visible tow hooks have also been given in it.

 

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

The Grand Cherokee will get three engine options in the US: the 3.6-liter V6 (297 Ps/ 352Nm), the 5.7-liter V8 (326 Ps/ 529 Nm), and the new 2.0-liter turbo hybrid (381 Ps/ 637 Nm). It will get an all-wheel-drive option with all engines. Its hybrid variant will get 4XE badging. The hybrid variant will get a 17kWh battery and will have an all-electric range of 40 km.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

The interior of the Grand Cherokee is the same luxury as the three-row version, though some additional features have been added to it. It has a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system in the center. Its digital driver display is similar to the compass but the dashboard layout has been kept different. It will also get the option of a 10.25-inch interactive display for the front passenger. Its front seat can be power adjusted in 16 ways and the seatback massage function has also been given in the top model.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

This is a premium SUV from Jeep. In such a situation, full care has been taken of comfort and safety in it. It gets connected car technology, a 19 speaker audio system, multi-zone climate control, ventilated and heated seats, and in-vehicle Wi-Fi. For safety, it has been given some radar and camera-based systems which include a night vision camera with pedestrian/animal detection, a 360-degree view camera, adaptive cruise control with stop and go function, intersection collision assist and park assist. It also has a Level-2 Active Drive Assist system.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

The fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee will be sold in the US by the end of 2021, while the SUV may arrive in India in 2022. Some changes can be made in the feature list of the vehicle to India. Here the fifth-generation Grand Cherokee will be assembled and sold. In the segment, this SUV will compete with BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and Lexus RX.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 5 seater

 





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