2014 Jeep WK2 Grand Cherokee – Preliminary Information

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2014 Grand Cherokee set for mid-cycle refresh and early launch
 
New 8-speed transmissions and new 8.4″ media heart radios

High-resolution pictures of the 2014 Grand Cherokee might be posted on this site on Sunday night time 1/13/13 at 9:01pm Pacific Time

Timeline:

 

World debut: Detroit Auto Show January 14, 2013 at 8:00am japanese

Sales launch: January/February 2013

Order banks open: January fifteenth, 2013

Production launch (besides SRT): January 22, 2013

Production launch SRT8: February 11, 2013

Production launch North America diesel fashions: March 25, 2013

Models:

Laredo
Laredo E
Limited
Overland
Summit
SRT8

(plus numerous particular version fashions later in mannequin 12 months)

What’s New – key options

  • Refreshed entrance & rear fascias, grille
  • 3.0L Diesel engine choice for north america – Limited, Overland and Overland Summit fashions (30 mpg hwy est.)
  • 845RE 8-speed automated transmission with paddle shifters (w/3.6L)
  • ZF 8HP70 8-speed TorqueFlite automated transmission with paddle shifters (w/3.0L diesel, 5.7L and 6.4L)
  • New electrical structure system

What’s New – inside

  • 115V energy inverter – up to date, works with in style gaming techniques
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go function
  • Air conditioning, automated twin zone (now Standard on all fashions)
  • Center console CD participant (elective)
  • Center stack redesign with new HVAC controls
  • “ecall” – one-touch 911 entry, Roadside Assistance Services & crash notification (by way of rearview mirror button)
  • Harman Kardon 19-speaker Performance Audio System now accessible on Summit mannequin (Standard)
  • HD Radio (DAB/DMB – Digital Audio Broadcasting, Digital Multimedia Broadcast for export markets)
  • Instrument cluster redesign with 7″ shade TFT premium automobile info display (all fashions)
  • Paddle shifters, steering wheel mounted (all fashions)
  • Radio, 5″ touchscreen, Uconnect AM/FM/CD/MP3/ SiriusXM (mannequin RA2, Standard on Laredo and Limited)
  • Radio, 8.4″ touchscreen (mannequin RA3, software program upgradeable so as to add Harman Kardon navigation at any time) (Optional on Laredo E and Limited)
  • Radio, 8.4″ touchscreen (mannequin RA4) with Harman Kardon navigation, that includes one-step vacation spot entry, 3-D metropolis fashions, landmarks, and digital terrain modeling, dead-reckoning with gyro and extra (Optional on Limited, Standard on Overland, Summit and SRT)
  • Performance Pages screens, superior (SRT solely)
  • Real open-pore wooden bezels (Overland and Summit)
  • Selec-Speed Control (with Hill-ascent and Hill-descent Control)
  • Start button, illuminated
  • Seat-mounted Blu-Ray DVD Players with greater decision screens and HDMI inputs (late availability)
  • Suede headliner (Summit, SRT)
  • Third-generation versatile Uconnect radio platform with voice recognition know-how for handsfree cell phone, music, texting and navigation operation
  • Under seat lighting (entrance footwell, all fashions)
  • Rear-seat footwell and rear door-pocket ambient lighting (Overland)

What’s New – exterior

  • Adaptive headlamps (Summit and SRT)
  • Badge, SRT, new model, now not contains “8”
  • Capless gas filler
  • Exhaust ideas, chrome twin outlet (Limited, Overland, Summit; all engines)
  • Exhaust ideas, black chrome twin outlet (SRT)
  • Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation
  • Headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps (all fashions besides Laredo)
  • High-pressure Headlamp washers (Standard on Summit, new for SRT)
  • Lane departure warning
  • Launch management (SRT solely)
  • LED taillamps (all fashions)
  • Lower rear fascias which are distinctive for every mannequin
  • Mirrors, Chrome, energy fold, with method lamps (Overland and Summit)
  • Park sensors, entrance, for SRT8
  • Redesigned tailgate for improved aerodynamics and visibility (flipper glass eradicated)
  • Remote lock or unlock truck doorways, begin automobile, and flash lights from any distance by way of the net or a smartphone utility
  • Selec-Track system, retuned
  • Sharkfin antenna, body-colored
  • Improved towing for V6 fashions (>6,000 lbs.) and SRT (>7,000 lbs.)
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Grilles:

Laredo – body-color grille, ? insert
Limited – physique shade grille with chrome rings, black vertical slats insert
Overland – body-color grille with chrome rings, black honeycomb insert
Summit – body-color with chrome rings, chrome honeycomb insert
SRT8 – black grille with chrome rings, black honeycomb insert

New Interior Colors

Jeep Brown (Overland and Summit)
Indigo Blue/Jeep Brown (Overland)
Sepia/Black (SRT)

Exterior Colors (* new)

Laredo / Limited / Overland

Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
Black Forest Green Pearl Coat
Bright White Clear Coat
Brilliant Black Crystal Clear Coat
Cashmere Pear Clear Coat*
Deep Cherry Red Pearl Coat
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat*
Maximum Steel Clear Coat
Pacific Blue Pearl Coat*
True Blue Pearl Coat*

Summit

Auburn Pearl Coat*
Bright White Clear Coat
Brilliant Black Crystal Clear Coat
Deep Cherry Red Pearl Coat
Granite Crystal Pearl Coat*

SRT8

Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
Bright White Clear Coat
Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat
Deep Cherry Red Pearl Coat
Granite Crystal Pearl Coat*
Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat
Redline Pearl Clear Coat*

 

2014 Interior & Exterior Colors by mannequin (preliminary)

 

Laredo Limited Overland Summit SRT8
Interior Colors
Upholstery Type Cloth Seats Leather Trimmed Seats Nappa Leather Trimmed Seats
w/Perf. Inserts
Natural Plus Leather Trimmed Seats
w/Perf Inserts
Premium Laguna Leather/Suede
w/Perf Inserts
Upholstery Color Black Black Light Frost Beige Black Light Frost Beige Indigo Blue/Jeep Brown Black Jeep Brown Black
A-Pillar & Headliner Black Black Light Frost Beige Black Light Frost Beige Jeep Brown Black
(Suede)
Jeep Brown
(Suede)
Black
Upper Dashboard Black Black Black Black
(Leather)
Jeep Brown
(Leather)
Jeep Brown
(Leather)
Black
(Leather)
Jeep Brown
(Leather)
Black
(Leather)
Lower Dashboard Black Black Light Frost Beige Black Light Frost Indigo Blue Black Jeep Brown Black
FGA Code 1F7 1UL 3UL 1GL ULF UCF 1HL U5F 1DZ
CDJ Code *F7-X9 *UL-X9 *UL-XL *GL-X9 *GL-UL *GL-UC *HL-X9 *HL-U5 *DZ-X9
Exterior Colors
Brilliant Black X X X X X X X X
Bright White X X X X X X X X X
True Blue X X X X X
Maximum Steel X X X X X X
Black Forest Green X X X X
Deep Auburn Pearl X X
Billet Silver Metallic X X X X
Granite Crystal Metallic X X X X X X X X
Cashmere Pearl X X X X X
Sapphire Crystal
(export solely)
X X X X X
Deep Cherry Red X X X X X X X X X
Redline X
–WK2Jeeps.com

 

2014 Overland Summit inside

Powernet electrical structure

The new Powernet system permits each high- and low-speed knowledge networks to be geared up with as many as 40 particular person modules, all designed to enhance automobile efficiency and improve the consolation and security of driver and passengers. Within the Powernet high-speed community, every module (e.g., digital stability management) processes its particular person knowledge and transmits the suitable instructions throughout the automobile to activate any further techniques (e.g. anti-lock brake system and cruise management). Uconnect leverages Powernet to ship quick response time, and share essential info between the 8.4-inch touchscreen and the automobile info heart. The Powernet structure is also the spine that helps the Uconnect Access companies and functions, together with the automobile well being report and distant companies.

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Uconnect Access: A Powerful New Platform That Provides Multiple Ways to Connect

The Uconnect Media Centers R3 and R4 present the 2014 Grand Cherokee with a built-in mobile connection so automobile occupants are routinely related to a wide range of new companies and the web with WiFi hotspot functionality. The new Uconnect Media Centers present a direct connection to emergency companies when the brand new 911 button discovered on the rearview mirror is pushed. Grand Cherokee prospects additionally will routinely obtain common automobile well being stories and have the ability to remotely lock or unlock truck doorways, begin the automobile, and flash lights from any distance by way of the net or a smartphone utility.

Owners will have the ability to entry choose, licensed in-vehicle functions. Driving-relevant functions might be launched over time and are designed particularly for in-vehicle use. The licensed functions are simply managed with pure voice recognition or steering wheel controls to maintain drivers centered on the highway. The responsive 8.4-inch touchscreen contains the award-winning consumer interface designed by Chrysler Group Human Machine Interface engineers, that includes giant icons and visible cues permitting customers intuitive management of system options.

Uconnect Media Centers Are Always Current

Grand Cherokee house owners might be assured to know their automobile is designed to be forward-thinking, offering the liberty to improve to the most recent options and companies, with out having to exchange their manufacturing unit put in Uconnect techniques. Applications are updatable over the air and are downloaded on to the Uconnect Media Center, so options stay present. Owners will have the ability to frequently evolve their in-vehicle connectivity expertise by downloading app updates or new functions as they develop into accessible on to the Uconnect Media Center from contained in the automobile, by way of the 8.4-inch touchscreen.

The new Uconnect Access system options best-in-class performance, integrating new leisure content material and is the primary time Jeep will supply HD Radio to its prospects. Jeep prospects additionally could have entry to SiriusXM satellite tv for pc radio, handsfree cell phone operation, handsfree navigation, handsfree texting with appropriate telephones and handsfree management of music. Additionally, new related companies and functions present real-time entry to info and content material that prospects need and wish whereas on the highway. Uconnect is designed to offer drivers and passengers with related, centered and contextual info that isn’t distracting and simple to make use of, permitting drivers to stay centered on the highway.

Also enhancing driver comfort, Uconnect options one-step voice command of navigation, the flexibility to test real-time gas costs and hear and reply to textual content messages, mixed with acquainted knobs for local weather and luxury controls.

“ecall” one-touch 911 entry by way of rearview mirror

A Variety of Ways to Control Your Content

Uconnect Access controls are positioned on the steering wheel. Customer analysis has proven a choice in direction of audio controls positioned on the rear of the steering wheel. Audio system controls, together with subsequent station, radio preset and former station or observe, are positioned on the left. Volume up or down and alter audio supply are positioned on the proper. This means drivers can hold their palms on the wheel whereas they take pleasure in a wide range of leisure content material sources.

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Media Console Offers a Variety of Options

Neatly built-in throughout the higher storage tier of the middle console, a brand new multimedia enter contains USB, SD card and auxiliary connections. The USB permits management of iPod or different media system by way of the big touchscreen shows and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls. A extra highly effective 2.5 amp, USB port and 12-volt outlet additionally present cellular recharging for digital units. In addition, MP3 and WMA audio information on a USB reminiscence system can also be performed and managed by way of the Uconnect system.

Sprint Provides Wireless Platform for Next Generation Uconnect Access

Sprint is the strategic wi-fi companion for the subsequent technology Uconnect Access system. The built-in wi-fi know-how contained in the Grand Cherokee enhances the driving expertise by providing new related companies and functions. The companies delivered by way of the partnership might be simple to be taught, simple to make use of and can supply a seamless expertise with the Jeep proprietor’s digital life. An growing variety of options within the 2014 Grand Cherokee will depend on enhanced consumer interfaces together with voice capabilities and instructions to assist restrict driving distractions and hold the give attention to the first driving activity.

New 7-inch Vehicle Information Center

Filling the gauge cluster in entrance of the driving force is an accessible 7-inch, shade, premium automobile info display, that includes a brand new customizable perform that allows prospects to personalize info contained in the instrument cluster. Similar to the premium Uconnect Systems, choose 7-inch instrument cluster background screens are branded with a Jeep theme. Jeep’s new info show is designed to visually talk info, utilizing graphics and textual content, shortly and simply.

The automobile info show provides drivers a variety of customization choices, from a fundamental digital velocity learn out to particular automobile standing info. Operation of the show is clearly communicated to customers with easy-to-understand icons and directions. Using buttons on the steering wheel, drivers can customise the display with as a lot or as little info as they need. The system is intuitive and may be organized for a wide range of views. Up to 3 analog automobile standing gauges may be added to the show. The primary screens discovered contained in the instrument cluster menu are: digital velocity, automobile info and gas financial system, journey A info, journey B info, trailer-tow info, audio, saved messages and display customization. Additionally, the 4 corners of the show may be custom-made to indicate info at a look, together with present gas financial system, exterior temperature, time and compass path.

2014 Grand Cherokee spy pictures from WorldCarFans.com
Chrysler 300 SRT8 8.4″ radio and HVAC controls.
The 2014 Grand Cherokee radio and controls might be comparable.

 

 

 

 

2014 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit spy pictures
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