New 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge for Newark, DE
If you are looking for the classic Jeep experience with a premium, upscale feel, then look no further than the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The many trim levels available on the Grand Cherokee allow for significant versatility and a vehicle that cultivates a nuanced experience. New to 2017, the Trailhawk model offers optimized off-road capabilities. The Summit model offers premium features and unique styling. The available 3.0-liter Eco-Diesel V6 engine offers improved fuel economy.
Under the Grand Cherokee's Hood
With three engines to choose from, the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers the driver three distinct experiences. Standard on every Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 engine can generate 295 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. With this engine, it is capable of towing 6,200 pounds. Next up is an Eco-Diesel engine. The turbocharged 3.0-liter Eco-Diesel V6 will provide 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The third engine option is also the most powerful; the 5.7-liter V8 engine is capable of producing 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. With this added engine power, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has a best-in-class towing capability of 7,400 pounds. Every Grand Cherokee comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The standard offering on most Grand Cherokees is rear-wheel drive, although there are two available four-wheel drive systems, the Quadra-Trac I and the Quadra-Trac II with low range gearing. Quadra-Trac I is only available on the Laredo while Quadra-Trac II is available on the Laredo, Limited, Overland, and Summit models. The exception to this is the Trailhawk model which comes standard with its own Quadra-Drive II system. The Trailhawk features a variety of features that optimize its off-road capabilities. Most of the Grand Cherokees equipped with four-wheel drive have a Quadra-Lift air suspension, but the Trailhawk has its own distinct Quadra-Lift air suspension system and a rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential. Other added features that help it off-road include Kevlar reinforced tires and rear tow hooks.
Design of Jeep Grand Cherokee
While the Jeep Grand Cherokee focuses on performance, it doesn't sacrifice style to achieve these ends. It has many upscale features in its high-quality interior to both assist the driver and amuse the passengers. The available rear entertainment system can keep passengers in the back seat entertained with its dual-screen and Blu-ray capabilities. Ventilated seats help add an enhanced element of comfort while the 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen display consolidates many of the controls and information into one intuitive location. The Uconnect system includes climate controls and a Multiview display cluster among other features and controls. The Trailhawk can make additional use of the Uconnect system by providing off-road-oriented information like four-wheel drive capabilities, wheel articulation, and Selec-Terrain modes.
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The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes standard with a variety of safety features including traction and stability control, a rearview camera and rear parking sensors, front-side and side curtain airbags, and antilock brakes. There are many additional options available like lane departure warning and intervention, blind-spot monitoring, a front parking sensor, and a forward collision mitigation system with automatic emergency braking. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a strong contender all around, being well designed, made of high quality materials, and engineered for performance. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is ideal for someone looking for a luxurious and versatile experience.