Jeep’s Grand Cherokee has been quite successful especially after it was refreshed in 2014. As this model waits to be redesigned as a 2016 version, a lot of things are said to change for the better. The upcoming model is going to receive some updates on its interior with other additional features. Other significant changes in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee are a full time four wheel drive, 4 inch dual exhausts, 20 inch rims suitable for chromes and Brembo braking systems which are highly rated in terms of emergency braking without the need for wheel alignment. The Grand Cherokee performs excellently not only in climbing physical mountains but also in climbing the social ladder. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an improvement if the current generation. This new model will also acquire a facelift at its front, a backup camera and above all, the hill start assist and hill descent control for perfect drivability. Similarly, there are other features which shall be added to this machine to boost its performance. They include independent front suspension, pinion and rack system and a bigger wheel base plus wide track to make the auto more stable on the road.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Exterior and Interior
This auto will ride on the same 20 inch rims just like the outgoing model. The only difference is that the new model’s wheels shall have a wider wheelbase and track which will enhance its stability. Again, this car will acquire a new front while its grille and headlamps will be redesigned. There are high expectations of HID headlamps in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee which will offer superior lighting particularly on winding roads. Moreover, its rear tailgate shall be widened while there will be an aerodynamic spoiler and twin exhaust tips. Also, this model will come with a redesigned version of the familiar LED taillights and rear bumper.
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be spacious enough to accommodate an entire family and still leave enough room for their luggage. In essence, it will be roomy enough to cater for five passengers conveniently. Furthermore, it will be equipped with the finest leather seats which will be completed with superior detailed stitching even on its console. Again, its interior will have a separate instrumental panel in addition to an awesome infotainment system. The entertainment features in this machine include a Blue-ray entertainment for its rear seat occupants and Harman Kardon audio system.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engine and Fuel Economy
The same engine found under the hood of the 2015 model will be rolled over to this new model. It is the 3.0 liter V6 unit which will be upgraded to make it more fuel economical and to reduce emissions. This engine shall be mated to the same 8 speed automatic transmission just like its predecessor. There will be other engine alternatives and they include a 3.6 liter V6 with paddle shift controls in addition to a stronger 5.7 liter V8 able to generate 360 hp and to tow 7400 pounds. This car’s fuel consumption will be different with each engine.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Price and Release Date
The exact release date of the al new 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee shall be in the beginning of 2015. As for the price, it will vary depending on the trim levels. The base model is likely to go for $ 30 000 while the SRT8 is anticipated to cost roughly $ 65 000.