2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee changes, price – This midsize SUV was unveiled in 1993, and after a few years, it became one of the company’s best sellers. For the brand’s 75th birthday, a new edition of the Cherokee model which will come with a slight changes it its design. Stylish SUV, which can drive across all surfaces and has a variety of different engines, is a perfect formula for success. Since the current model is scoring great selling results and it is well accepted in the global market, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 will not come fully redesigned, but with just some slight improvements.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee redesign
When it comes to the exterior of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016, no major changes will be made, only the front and back fascia will suffer some slight alterations. The redesigned grille and the modernly styled LED front and back lights, will give the car a unique light signature. Furthermore, the restyled front bumper with air intakes is also going to be a part of the exterior, while the 18 inch alloy wheels will provide good off-road abilities. New features include the heated power mirrors with turn signals.
As far as the inside goes, you will see that the central part of the cabin is highlighted with the 8,4 inch touch screen, which is equipped with an infotainment system and navigation. A darker dashboard contrasts the lighter colored lower area of the cabin. The panoramic sunroof is optional, while some of the standard features include dual zone air conditioning and USB ports. The new 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with Blind Spot Monitoring, Adaptive Cruise Control, 10 airbags, Cross Path Detection and more.
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 specs
Under the hood of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016, the same three engine lineup is offered as in the previous model, but with improved performance, primarily the fuel economy. The base unit will be the 2.4-liter Inline-4 Tigershark, capable of delivering 185 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. Then there is the 3.2-liter V6 Pentastar unit, which is able to generate 275 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque. The third engine option will be the powerful 5.7-liter V8 Hemi, which is capable of pumping out 360 horsepower. All engines will be paired with the 9-speed ZF automatic transmission. With the Stop-Start technology, the mileage will be improved for 10%.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee price and release date
As far as the new Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 price is concerned, the base model should come with a price of around $35,000, and there will be 5 trim levels, while the top fully equipped model will have a price of around $65,000. When it comes to the release date, the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee midsize SUV should hit the market in the first quarter of the 2016.