The Jeep Grand Cherokee had a grand launch in 1992, after which the car has received several facelifts and refinements over the years. The success of the vehicle also made the company, launch the Grand Cherokee in many other territories including India. It was first launched in India in 2016, when it became a hit with the more discerning and adventure oriented vehicle owners.
Jeep Grand Cherokee – features and specs
The car features a rugged looking design with a highly commanding looking road presence. The exteriors feature heated folding mirrors with puddle lamps, dative running headlights, rear aerodynamic spoiler and dual exhaust tips. The panoramic sun roof features power sliding front panel and fixed rear panel along with a power sunshade for the hot days.
The plush and inviting interiors feature Nappa leather trimmed heated seats, open pore wood accents and detailed stitching. The car features a touch screen infotainment system in front with a Blu Ray entertainment system for the rear seats.
The 4×4 drive gives you capability to take on any type of terrain including wet roads, sand, snow, rock and mud. The Parkview rear back up camera displays a rearview video image with guiding lines to indicate which trajectory the car is reversing in. Front multi stage airbags and side curtain airbags are standard features of the car. The car features side guard door beams and front crush zones for impact absorption. ABS and traction control offer better control of the car and prevent slippage. The car also features keyless entry and engine immobilizer features.
Grand Cherokee variants
The car is available both in petrol and diesel in automatic and manual four wheel transmission. While the automatic petrol variants offer about 5.5 kmpl, the manual and diesel vehicles offer in the region of 12.8 kmpl. The starting price of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is Rs. 78.82 Lacs for the base variant, going up to Rs. 1.14 crores for the top end fully loaded 4×4 automatic variant.
Jeep Grand Cherokee – what the reviews say
This is a really good looking and imposing looking car feel vehicle owners. The height of the driving seat offers a great view of the road ahead say those who have driven the vehicle extensively. This is a powerful car with a quick and responsive engine. The already huge rear space is extendable by folding down the rear seats 60:40 or completely. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a big beast of a vehicle, but is nimble for its size, say the reviews.