Archived Press Releases Of Jeep WK Grand Cherokee 2006-10 Models

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2007 Grand Cherokee Laredo and Limited  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

 

2007 Grand Cherokee features and specifications (PDF file)

  • Production startup July 2006
  • Optional 4.7L FFV engine (E85 flex gasoline)
  • 3.07:1 axle ratio (with V6 and Quadra-Trac I)
  • 3.55:1 axle ratio (with V6 and Quadra-Trac II)
  • 3.73:1 axle ratio (Dana 44, with V8 and CRD engines)
  • Active flip indicators (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Dual chamber taillights
  • Chrome rings added to Laredo gauge cluster
  • Electronic throttle management added to three.7L engine
  • Fuel tank measurement elevated from 20.5 to 21.1 (22 gal. for diesel fashions)
  • Navigation radio (mannequin REC continues)
  • ParkView Rear digicam system possibility (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • QuadraDrive II now non-obligatory with 5.7L Hemi
  • Redesigned slender body-side moldings & body-color door handles (Laredo)
  • Remote Start (non-obligatory on Laredo, normal on Limited & Overland, built-in to key fob)
  • Side air luggage (now normal on all fashions)
  • Tip Start (prevents double begins, contact n’ let go)
  • Transmission – W5A580 (included with 3.7L engines)
  • Transmission – 545RFE (included with 4.7L and 5.7L engines)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (normal on all fashions besides SRT8, customized made for WK)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (non-obligatory on all fashions besides SRT8, customized made for WK)
  • Upgraded inside look together with soft-touch instrument panel with premium instrument panel hood (postponed till 2009)
  • Wheels – 17″ x 7.5″ Orbitek forged aluminum and satin silver (Laredo)
  • Wheels – 17″ x 7.5″ Ronin II forged aluminum with machined face (Limited)
  • Window switches, beauty redesign (some 2006 fashions constructed between June 20 and June 30, 2006 might have 2007 window switches)
  • New shade: Jeep Green Metallic (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • New shade: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New shade: Mineral Gray Metallic
  • New shade: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New shade: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • Discontinued shade: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued shade: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued shade: Light Khaki (efficient May 1, 2006)

Package adjustments – Laredo

 

  • Laredo F – dropped
  • Added non-obligatory Laredo Popular Equipment Group with heated seats, distant begin, and adjustable pedalsAdded non-obligatory Sun & Sound Group with AM/FM/6CD & energy sunroof
  • Added non-obligatory Premium Sound Group with Boston Acoustics & Sirius

Package adjustments – Limited

 

  • Limited H – new CPOS replaces Limited Okay-CPOS (related tools besides with out QuadraDrive II, Sirius radio, or ParkSense)
  • Limited Okay and Limited G – dropped
  • Added non-obligatory sunroof delete

Package adjustments – Off-Road

 

  • Renamed Off Road Group to Off Road Group 1 with QuadraTrac II, skid plates, and tow hooks
  • Added non-obligatory Off Road Group 2 with skid plates and tow hooks (M/H 4.7L)
  • Added non-obligatory Off Road Group 3 with QuadraDrive II, skid plates, and tow hooks (M/H 4.7L)


2007 Grand Cherokee Overland  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

 

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
  • Production startup July 2006
  • 3.73:1 axle ratio (Dana 44)
  • Active flip indicators (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Fascia, physique shade with platinum accent; physique shade rear fascia with platinum molding
  • Fuel tank measurement elevated from 20.5 to 21.1 (22 gal. for diesel fashions)
  • Grille, platinum with grey lattice accent
  • Navigation radio (mannequin REC continues, normal)
  • Remote Start (normal, built-in to key fob)
  • ParkView Rear digicam system possibility (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • Side air luggage (now normal on all fashions)
  • Tip Start (prevents double begins, contact n’ let go)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (normal, customized made for WK)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (non-obligatory, customized made for WK)
  • Upgraded inside look together with soft-touch instrument panel with premium instrument panel hood (postponed till 2009)
  • Wheels – 17″ x 17.5″ chrome-clad forged aluminum (identical as Limited fashions)
  • Window switches, beauty redesign (some 2006 fashions constructed between June 20 and June 30, 2006 might have 2007 window switches)
  • Transmission – 545RFE
  • New shade: Jeep Green Metallic (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • New shade: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New shade: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New shade: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • Discontinued shade: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued shade: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued shade: Light Khaki (efficient May 1, 2006)

     2007 Grand Cherokee SRT8  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

 

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT82007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2007 Jeep SRT8 features and specifications (PDF file)

  • Production startup early August 2006
  • 6.1L Hemi, WA580 AutoStick transmission (identical drivetrain as 2006)
  • Active flip indicators (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Boston Acoustics speaker badges
  • Color-keyed cup holders
  • Dual chamber taillights
  • Front and rear fascia inserts now physique shade as a substitute of black
  • Fuel tank measurement elevated from 20.5 to 21.1
  • ParkView Rear digicam system possibility (packaged with REC nav radio)
  • Remote Start (included with SRT Option Package I)
  • Side air luggage (now normal on all fashions)
  • Tip Start (prevents double begins, contact n’ let go)
  • Window switches, beauty redesign (some 2006 fashions constructed between June 20 and June 30, 2006 might have 2007 type window switches)
  • New shade: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat
  • New shade: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat (Replaces Inferno Red)
  • New shade: Brilliant Black (Replaces Black, March 2007)
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2007 Grand Cherokee CRD fashions  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

 

2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT82007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
  • First North American Grand Cherokee diesel fashions
  • Production startup February 22, 2006
  • 3.0L V6 turbo CRD diesel, obtainable on the Laredo, Limited and Overland fashions
  • Transmission – W5J400 5-speed
  • Quadra-Trac II possibility (manufacturing startup April 9, 2006)
  • Alternator, 180-amp (vs 160-amp on different fashions)
  • Axle ratio 3.73:1 (Dana 44)
  • Battery, 800-amp (vs 725 amp on different fashions)
  • Fuel tank – 22 gallon (diesel fashions solely)
  • Side air luggage (normal on all fashions)

     2007 Grand Cherokee deleted gadgets

  • Chrome caliper cowl eradicated (efficient beginning with 2006 fashions constructed after April 3, 2006)
  • Door pad pull deal with rubber mats (was p/n 1BQ06XXXAB for 2006)
  • “5.7L” portion of “5.7L HEMI” badge deleted (all fashions constructed on or after June 29, 2006)
  • Under hood headlamp beauty covers deleted (efficient with 2006 mannequin manufacturing beginning May 11, 2006)
  • Rear wheel home internal entrance splash defend “lunch field cowl” deleted (beginning with 2006 fashions constructed after March 31, 2006) (half numbers 55157080AE and 55157081AE)
  • SRT8 customized sill moldings (mid-year delete on SRT8 fashions)
  • Windshield header molding deleted (as of 11-07-06)

 


     2007 Commander Sport and Limited  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

 

2007 Commander features and specifications (PDF file)

  • Production startup July 2006
  • Base mannequin renamed “Sport”, Limited mannequin continues
  • 4.7L FFV engine possibility (E85 flex gasoline, not obtainable in ME, NY, VT, CT, CA)
  • Upgraded inside look together with soft-touch instrument panel (postponed), management knobs with chrome rings, premium shifter bezel, color-keyed cup holder, and Boston Acoustics badges (when correctly geared up)
  • Body shade door handles now normal on base Sport mannequin
  • Active flip indicators (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Diamond plate sample console shifter bezel (Sport)
  • Electronic throttle management added to three.7L engine
  • Fuel tank measurement elevated from 20.5 to 21.1
  • Lift gate, energy (a primary for Jeep)
  • ParkView rear digicam system possibility, integrates with REC nav radio (launched latter a part of 2006 mannequin yr)
  • Quadra-Trac I® Standard on V-6 4WD
  • Quadra-Trac II® Standard on 5.7-liter 4WD (late availability)
  • Quadra-Drive II® non-obligatory on 5.7-liter engine
  • Remote Start possibility (built-in into key fob, normal on Limited)
  • Sun visors with extension
  • Tip Start (prevents double begins, contact n’ let go)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (normal)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL OWL tires all-terrain (non-obligatory)
  • New shade: Jeep Green Metallic (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • New shade: Light Graystone Pearl
  • New shade: Mineral Gray Metallic
  • New shade: Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat
  • New shade: Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat (launched late 2006 mannequin yr)
  • Discontinued shade: Deep Beryl Green
  • Discontinued shade: Inferno Red
  • Discontinued shade: Light Khaki (efficient May 1, 2006)

2007 Commander Overland  (WKJeeps.com unique advance information)

  • Production startup July 2006
  • New upscale mannequin with options much like the Grand Cherokee Overland
  • 5.7L Hemi engine (normal)
  • 545RFE transmission
  • Upgraded inside look together with soft-touch instrument panel (postponed), management knobs with chrome rings, premium shifter bezel, color-keyed cup holder, and Boston Acoustics badges (when correctly geared up)
  • Active flip indicators (“3-blink lane change”)
  • Center flooring console bezel — actual wooden design
  • Chrome tow hooks
  • Colors, exterior – all colours besides Mineral Gray and Stone White
  • Front and rear Berber flooring mats (no third-row mat)
  • Front door change bezels — actual wooden design
  • Front fascia with platinum end appliqué
  • Grille, wire lattice with platinum end encompass
  • Liftgate, energy (normal)
  • Liftgate license forehead with platinum end
  • Leather-wrapped heart flooring console lid
  • Leather-wrapped door seize handles
  • Mirrors, exterior, power-folding, matching physique shade
  • Mopar®-designed “cross-car” cargo internet
  • ParkView rear digicam system possibility, integrates with REC nav radio
  • Real wooden steering wheel
  • Rear help handles, platinum
  • Remote Start (built-in into key fob, normal)
  • Seats — suede with Yuma leather-based two-tone mixture with embroidered Overland emblem
  • Side molding, platinum
  • Side roof rails with Platinum end
  • Sun visors with extension
  • SmartBeam headlamps
  • Steering wheel, Vavona Burl wooden/leather-wrapped
  • Tip Start (prevents double begins, contact n’ let go)
  • Tires – P245/65R17 Goodyear Fortera HL BSW all-terrian (normal)
  • Tires – P245/60R18 Goodyear BSW all-terrain (non-obligatory)
  • Wheels, 17″ x 17.5″ platinum-clad cast aluminum (normal, late availability)
  • Wheels, 18″ x 7.5″ Casino platinum-clad cast aluminum (non-obligatory)

Package adjustments

 

  • Added non-obligatory Popular Equipment Group with heated seats, distant begin, adjustable pedals, and roof rack crossbars (late availability)
  • Added non-obligatory Sun & Sound Group (late availability)
  • Added non-obligatory Premium Sound Group (late availability)
  • Added non-obligatory Off Road Group 3 with QuadraDrive II, skid plates, and tow hooks

     2007 Commander deleted gadgets


     2007 Jeep Compass / Compass Limited

 

  • 5-passenger entry-level compact Jeep, to be constructed on the Belvidere plant in Illinois
  • Production startup May 29, 2006
  • MK49 Lancer platform, shared elements with the upcoming 2006 Dodge Caliber
  • Pre-production mannequin world premiere on the Frankfurt auto present, September 12, 2005.
  • Targeted base MSRP beneath $20,000
  • Available in Front-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive
  • 2.4L DOHC 4-cyl twin VVT engine, 172 hp
  • A 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine shall be obtainable for markets outdoors North America.
  • 5-speed handbook transaxle (normal)
  • CVT2 transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission, non-obligatory on Limited)
  • Standard side-curtain air luggage
  • Fold-flat load flooring together with fold-forward entrance passenger seat
  • Available 60/40 rear seats each fold flat and recline 12 levels
  • YES Essentials® material — an easy-care, soil-repellant and anti-microbial textile protects seats from stains, odors and discoloration
  • Illuminated cupholders
  • 12v and 110v auxillary energy shops
  • Optional 6-spkr & 9-spkr Boston Acoustics sound techniques, with subwoofer
  • Vinyl load flooring within the rear cargo space is each washable and detachable
  • 8-inches of floor clearance
  • 21.1-degree strategy angle, 32-degree departure angle and 21-degree breakover angle
  • 39.3 inches of rear seat leg room
  • 52.5 cubic ft of cargo house with rear seats folded flat
  • 60.7 cubic ft of cargo house with entrance passenger seat again & rear seats folded flat.
  • Available colours: Jeep Green Metallic Clear Coat, Khaki Metallic Clear Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Marine Blue Pearl Coat, Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat and Stone White Clear Coat.

   More info and new images: Jeep Compass

 

(Photos by Jim Dunne/Popular Mechanics)
 
Jeep Compass spy photographs
 

 

 

New-generation repeatedly variable transmission, CVT2



2007 Jeep Patriot

 

  • Production startup December 11, 2006
  • Second of two entry-level compact Jeep fashions, to be constructed on the Belvidere plant in Illinois
  • MK74 Lancer platform, SUV-style 4-door mannequin (“small Commander”?)
  • Concept mannequin world premiere on the Frankfurt auto present, September 12, 2005.
  • World premiere on the New York auto present, April 12, 2006.
  • Targeted base MSRP beneath $20,000

   More info and images: Jeep Patriot


     2007 Jeep Wrangler / Wrangler Unlimited

 

  • Production to start out July seventeenth, 2006 (Wrangler Unlimited) and August twenty eighth (Wrangler)
  • The most succesful Wrangler ever
  • Complete redesign providing 2-door (Wrangler) and 4-door (Wrangler Unlimited) fashions
  • “X”, Sahara and Rubicon fashions for Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited
  • Two-wheel-drive availability on Wrangler Unlimited
  • Two-inch-longer wheelbase on Wrangler, 13″ longer wheelbase on Wrangler Unlimited
  • Five-passenger seating with 60/40 break up, fold-flat (Unlimited)
  • 20% general noise discount over earlier era
  • Up to 52 car configurations obtainable with the SunriderTM Soft Top, Modular Hardtop, and detachable full and half doorways and the folding windshield
  • Up to 80 car configurations are non-obligatory on Unlimited fashions
    Other options:
  • Compass and Mini-Trip Computer Display (normal on Sahara and Rubicon)
  • Electronic sway bar disconnect (normal on Rubicon, non-obligatory on X and Sahara)
  • Floor console, bigger and lockable heart flooring console (normal on Wrangler X S and C-CPOS and Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Glove field, bigger and lockable
  • Rock Rails (normal on Rubicon, n/a different fashions)
  • Power home windows, door locks and distant keyless entry are actually obtainable with full-framed doorways for comfort and added safety
  • Power home windows, locks and distant keyless entry (normal on Sahara, Rubicon and Unlimited fashions with full doorways/Optional on Wrangler X S-CPOS)
  • Seat, driver’s, top adjuster included with material seats (normal on Sahara and Rubicon, non-obligatory on Wrangler X, RHD and Wrangler Unlimited X)
  • Seat, rear, fold-flat (Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Seats, YES Essentials® easy-clean, stain and odor resistant (normal on Sahara and Rubicon)
  • Storage bin, rear under-floor, lockable
  • Trailer Tow Package, factory-installed (non-obligatory)
  • Windshield, single-pivot folding
    Safety:
  • ABS (contains an off-road calibration to supply extra sustained wheel lockup on plowable surfaces like mud, sand and gravel than regular ABS for improved stopping efficiency)
  • Driver BeltAlert (Seat Belt Minder) System
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
  • Front-Passenger Occupant Classification System
  • Fuel tank, mid-mounted, complies with 50-mph rear influence and gasoline system integrity necessities
  • Head restraints, rear
  • Headrests, rear seats, computerized retracting
  • Seat-mounted supplemental aspect air luggage (non-obligatory on Wrangler X C and S-CPOS and Wrangler Unlimited X S-CPOS and all Sahara and Rubicon
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Warning Lamp (non-obligatory on Sahara)
    Performance:
  • 205-hp 3.8L V6 engine (maintains larger torque above 3,400 rpm vs. the prior 4.0L, permitting for expanded working vary
  • Improved gasoline financial system
  • Increased departure angle
  • Increased floor clearance and suspension journey
  • Four-wheel disc antilock braking system (ABS)
    Tops:
  • Soft prime (normal on all Wrangler fashions, not obtainable on Wrangler Unlimited)
  • Freedom Top™ three-piece modular laborious prime with full doorways (non-obligatory all fashions besides RHD)
  • Sunrider® Soft Top (normal on Wrangler Unlimited, non-obligatory on Wrangler)
  • Dual-Top Group with Freedom Top and Sunrider Soft Top (non-obligatory all fashions besides RHD)
    Wheels & tires:
  • 16″ metal, painted Argent
  • 16″ aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver
  • 17″ aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver
  • 17″ aluminum, machined-face
  • 18″ aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver
  • P225/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler ST BSW on-/off-road
  • P255/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A BSW on-/off-road
  • P225/75R17 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A OWL on-/off-road
  • LT255/75R17 BFGoodrich Mud Terrain BSW off-road (normal on Rubicon, n/a different fashions)
  • P255/70R18 Bridgestone Dueler 693 OWL on-/off-road (non-obligatory on Sahara, n/a different fashions))
  • Swing-gate mounted, full-size spare with matching wheel
    Audio:
  • Six-speaker audio system (normal)
  • MP3 and audio enter jacks
  • Six-disc CD/DVD audio functionality system — Optional on X C and S CPOS Sahara and Rubicon
  • Next gen Navigation System (mannequin RER) with Full Map Display (non-obligatory on Sahara and Rubicon)

 

2007 Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited specifications (PDF)


     2007 Jeep Liberty

  • Last mannequin yr of the present “KJ” era
  • Production begins July 2006
  • Diesel mannequin now not obtainable
  • Renegade mannequin discontinued
  • Features and choices for Sport and Limited Edition fashions practically equivalent to 2006
  • One engine alternative, 210hp 3.7L V6. Updated so as to add ETC & EGR (Electronic Throttle Control, Exhaust Gas Recirculation)
  • One new shade, Jeep Green Metallic

     Jeep Rescue idea

 

Jeep Rescue idea

 

The Jeep Rescue idea is powered by a 325-hp (600 ft.-lbs. torque) Cummins Diesel and that includes seating for 5. Jeep described its main mission as “rescue functionality”, and its record of rescue and security tools is spectacular.Rescue idea options:

  • AC electrical energy (10 kW) era within the area
  • 3-D topographical mapping software program and topographical navigation system
  • Under-chassis, point-of-view cameras for avoiding hazard in its path
  • Passive, infrared (thermal) cameras for search and rescue
  • Satellite phone; VHF radio, digital video recorder with satellite tv for pc transmission functionality
  • Retractable 4-point harnesses for car occupants
  • Exterior perimeter lighting
  • White LEV lighting for lengthy distance visible search and diminished energy use
  • Folding seats in rear compartment of car
  • Remote management winch – back and front

For extra images of the Jeep Rescue idea car see NAIAS 2004


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