Jeep India’s new flagship SUV- Grand Cherokee will make its official debut in the Indian market on 11th.Th of November this year. The American SUV maker confirmed that it will announce the prices of its fourth locally assembled model for India after the Compass, Wrangler and Meridian which are assembled at Jeep’s facility in Maharashtra.
The 5th generation of the SUV which was re-launched in 2021 is adorned with a seven-slat grille and sports a distinct set of tail lamps with squared-off wheel arches. It carries over to the familiar Jeep design language with strong and sharp shoulder lines presenting a muscular look with a long bonnet. The side profile shows us the Cherokee’s town stance with a large glass section on the upright A-pillar and a floating roof on its D-pillar.
Without a diesel powertrain, a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission will be the only option on offer. Selectable terrain modes like Auto, Sport, Mud/Sand and Snow will be on board along with Jeep’s four-wheel drive system. The American SUV is expected to come with a 10-inch color head-up display with ADAS features. Moreover, the Grand Cherokee will also have a powerful tailgate.
The interior of the E-segment SUV features an elegant sunroof, ventilated front seats, leather-upholstered dual-tone theme, 12-way powered driver’s seat with multiple screens and wireless charging pad. The highlight of the interior is that it will be equipped with an array of screens such as a 10.1-inch central touchscreen with Uconnect 5, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, and another similar touchscreen dedicated to the co-passenger. can Optional. Ambient lighting and a digital rearview camera will also be part of the package. The Cherokee will only be available as a five-seat trim as opposed to the seven-seat L model sold overseas. Also, Jeep says India will be the first market outside of North America where the locally assembled Grand Cherokee will go on sale. The SUV is expected to be priced around Rs 85-90 lakh and deliveries are expected to begin in select cities by early December.