Introducing the 2014 Jeep WK2 Grand Cherokee – Europe

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2014 Grand Cherokee Summit

Press Release – May 14, 2013

 

 
New Jeep® Grand Cherokee 2014: technological evolution of the species
 

  • New exterior design with LED headlamps and enhanced, handcrafted interiors.
  • New eight-speed computerized transmission.
  • New 8.4-inch touchscreen, new 7-inch buyer configurable cluster show and superior UConnect with voice instructions.
  • The most full array of superior security options together with new Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation and new Selec-Speed Control.
  • Three 4×4 methods, Quadra-Lift air suspension and Jeep Selec-Terrain and Selec-Track traction administration methods.
  • New mannequin vary with Laredo, Limited, Overland and SRT – now complemented by a extra unique Summit top-of-the-range mannequin.

2014 Grand Cherokee Overland
May 14, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Since its first market introduction in 1992, Jeep® Grand Cherokee has been delivering the values of freedom, authenticity, journey and keenness of the model. Premium Large SUV of the Jeep lineup, Grand Cherokee represents its normal by way of energy, consolation, innovation and craftsmanship.

With the introduction of Grand Cherokee, greater than 20 years in the past, Jeep reinvented the premium Sport-utility car (SUV) section and set a brand new normal inside the class. Today, after practically 5 million gross sales worldwide, the most awarded Large SUV ever continues to evolve and encompasses a new exterior and inside design, new superior technological contents and enhanced on-road and off-road manners because of its all-new eight-speed computerized transmission. Fitted as normal throughout the whole lineup, the new gearbox considerably reduces consumption and emissions whereas enhancing acceleration and securing smoother and sooner gear shifting.

New exterior and inside design options characterize every single trim degree of the 2014 lineup in a novel method and embody new bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime operating lights (DRLs), a brand new design for the wheels and new inside/exterior shade combos. New, handcrafted interiors ship now much more refinement to the Jeep flagship because of the use of premium supplies resembling Natura Plus leather-based and high-quality wooden. The introduction of a brand new three-spoke steering wheel add to the unique character of the cabin.

2014 Grand Cherokee Summit
New contents are additionally supplied by way of infotainment, providing the new UConnect with 8.4-inch touchscreen and satellite tv for pc navigation and the all-new for the model 7″ TFT buyer configurable cluster show. Exclusive characteristic of each the top-of-the-range Summit mannequin and the high-performance Grand Cherokee SRT mannequin is a state-of-the-art nineteen-speaker, 825-watt Harman Kardon encompass sound audio system.

Legendary Jeep functionality comes courtesy of three four-wheel drive methods – Quadra-Trac II, Quadra-Drive II and SRT-exclusive Quadra-Trac -, the Jeep Quadra-Lift air suspension and the Selec-Terrain and Selec-Track traction administration methods. The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee presents the most superior security options, together with up to date Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation and all-new Selec-Speed Control: each complement the car’s already wealthy array of normal lively and passive security system.

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee will likely be launched throughout European markets beginning in July 2013 and will likely be accessible in the Laredo, Limited, Overland and SRT trim ranges in addition to with a extra unique Summit high of the vary mannequin.

2014 Grand Cherokee Laredo

 

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Press Release – March 5, 2013
 
Jeep® at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show

  • European premiere of the new Jeep® Grand Cherokee 2014: the most awarded Large SUV ever has been renewed by way of inside and exterior design, technological contents and efficiency because of the new eight-speed computerized transmission
  • European debut for the new Jeep Compass 2014: revised inside and exterior design, new PowerTech six-speed computerized transmission and all-new security options
  • European preview of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon tenth Anniversary Edition: the new special-edition mannequin celebrates the most succesful off-roader in its class

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March 5, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – After a yr of great industrial success, Jeep® returns to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with three European premieres: the new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the new 2014 Jeep Compass and the new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon tenth Anniversary special-edition mannequin. The three Geneva reveals symbolize an additional expression of the model’s fixed evolution by way of innovation, technological contents and efficiency.

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The yr 2012 was one in all vital development for Jeep, each by way of gross sales and model picture. Jeep was one in all the manufacturers boasting the most constant development in Europe, with gross sales rising by virtually 20 p.c – a outcome that additionally allowed Jeep to set a brand new all-time world gross sales file by promoting over 700,000 autos final yr worldwide.

The 1056 square-meter Jeep exhibition space in Geneva is positioned in Hall 5. An excessive sandy off-road observe and a contemporary city skyline are the backgrounds chosen to speak to guests the extraordinary dynamic traits that belong to Jeep SUVs and their capacity to precise their character in the most numerous environments: in the metropolis in addition to on difficult off-road trails.

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the star of the Jeep stand in Geneva. Already the most-awarded large-size SUV ever, Grand Cherokee encompasses a new eight-speed computerized transmission. Available on the whole engine lineup, the new transmission considerably reduces consumption and emissions whereas enhancing acceleration and securing smoother gear shifting.

New exterior and inside design options characterize every trim degree of the Jeep flagship in a novel method. News for the exterior embody new bi-xenon headlamps supplied as normal and boasting LED daytime operating lights (DRLs), a brand new design for the wheels and new inside/exterior shade combos. The use of premium supplies, resembling Natura Plus leather-based and high-quality wooden, in addition to the introduction of a brand new three-spoke steering wheel ship an unique character to the inside.

New contents are additionally supplied by way of infotainment, because of the new, superior Uconnect system with 8.4-inch touchscreen and the all-new-for-the-brand 7-inch TFT buyer configurable show cluster.

Legendary Jeep functionality comes courtesy of two four-wheel-drive methods (Quadra-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II), the Jeep Quadra-Lift air suspension and the Selec-Terrain traction administration system.

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee presents the most superior security options, together with up to date Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation and all-new Selec-Speed Control. Both complement the car’s already wealthy array of normal lively and passive security methods.

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee will likely be launched throughout European markets in the third quarter of 2013 and will likely be accessible in Laredo, Limited and Overland trim ranges plus a extra unique Summit top-of-the-range mannequin.

Another European debut at the Jeep stand in Geneva is for the new 2014 Jeep Compass. Equipped with a brand new six-speed PowerTech computerized transmission, Compass boasts an up to date exterior and a brand new, much more refined and cozy cabin. Thanks to the clean shifting allowed by the new gearbox, the 2014 Jeep Compass delivers improved driving efficiency. The new Compass additionally presents new security options, together with front-seat-mounted facet air luggage and ParkView rear backup digital camera, and a wealthy array of options for elevated on-board consolation when driving in the metropolis and on off-road trails.

Standard options embody air con, energy/heated exterior mirrors, fog lamps, keyless entry, Cruise Control, a detachable/rechargeable gentle, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Hill-Start Assist, anti-lock disc brakes and 60/40 fold-flat rear seat.

The new 2014 Jeep Compass will likely be launched throughout Europe in the second half of 2013 in three completely different trim ranges, together with the already current Sport and Limited and the all-new North mannequin.

The new Rubicon tenth Anniversary special-edition mannequin of the iconic Jeep Wrangler can also be making its European debut at the Jeep stand in Geneva. Introduced to have fun the tenth anniversary of the Rubicon trim degree – the most succesful mannequin in the Wrangler lineup and the most succesful off-road manufacturing car in its class ever – the new special-edition car will likely be accessible as a two-door Wrangler or four-door Wrangler Unlimited, each powered by petrol or diesel powertrains.

The exterior of the new special-edition mannequin characteristic distinctive styling cues that ship to the iconic Jeep Wrangler an unique look, together with an all-new dual-intake Power Dome hood and 17-inch Rubicon aluminum wheels painted black with polished faces and crimson Jeep Wrangler brand on the outdoors lip. The inside presents unique crimson leather-based seats with a Rubicon tenth Anniversary brand embroidered into the entrance seat backs. Red stitching adorns the central console and the leather-based steering wheel.

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The new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon tenth Anniversary Edition special-edition mannequin will likely be launched in Europe throughout the third quarter of 2013.

About Jeep Brand

Jeep is Chrysler Group’s world model and accounts for three-quarters of all Company gross sales outdoors of North America.

Built on 70 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the genuine SUV with class-leading functionality, craftsmanship and flexibility for individuals who search extraordinary journeys. The Jeep model delivers an open invitation to stay life to the fullest by providing a full line of autos that proceed to offer homeowners with a way of safety to deal with any journey with confidence.

The Jeep car lineup for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) consists of Compass, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Wrangler Unlimited, Patriot and Cherokee (the latter mannequin is out there solely in particular markets). To meet shopper demand round the world, all six Jeep fashions can be found in right-hand-drive variations and with petrol and diesel powertrain choices. Thanks to this complete portfolio, Jeep model’s world gross sales have elevated greater than one hundred pc since 2009, with a 160-percent improve in worldwide markets.

With over 700,000 models worldwide, the yr 2012 introduced file gross sales for the Jeep model, with the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee contributing roughly 220,000 models globally, together with 52,000 models from worldwide markets. Since 2009, Grand Cherokee gross sales have elevated greater than 200 p.c in the U.S. and 250 p.c outdoors North America.

Jeep Grand Cherokee is Chrysler Group’s top-selling mannequin. Approximately 5 million Grand Cherokee autos have been offered since its first introduction in 1992, together with greater than 600,000 in markets outdoors North America.

 

Press Release – February 2013
 
European début: New 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • New eight-speed computerized transmission
  • New exterior and inside design
  • New UConnect system with 8.4″ touchscreen show
  • New three-spoke steering wheel and instrument cluster with 7″ TFT show
  • New Selec-Speed Control and new security options
  • Summit: high of the vary mannequin much more unique

The New 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, that has been improved and renewed by way of efficiency, design and luxury, is making its début at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show. Already the most awarded Large SUV ever, Grand Cherokee encompasses a new eight-speed computerized transmission, accessible on the whole engine line-up. This new transmission reduces consumption and emissions whereas considerably enhancing acceleration and kit shifting operate.

New exterior and inside design options characterize every single trim degree in a novel method and embody new bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime operating lights (DRLs) and new inside/exterior color combos. The use of premium supplies, resembling Natura Plus leather-based and high-quality wooden in addition to the introduction of a brand new three-spoke steering wheel ship an unique character to the inside. New contents are additionally supplied by way of infotainment, because of new UConnect with 8.4″ touchscreen and the all-new for the model 7″ TFT buyer configurable show cluster.

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee will likely be launched in Italy and in the European market in the third quarter 2013 and will probably be accessible in the Laredo, Limited, Overland and Summit trim ranges.

New eight-speed computerized transmission

Chrysler Group’s new eight-speed computerized transmission débuts on the 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine in addition to on the V-6 and V-8 petrol engine choices. New transmission ensures lowered consumption and emissions, whereas delivering faster acceleration, a extra exact and clean shifting and in addition enhancing trip high quality to new ranges. An additional contributor to the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s improved gasoline economic system is the Eco Mode, which optimises gear shifting and, in V-8 fashions, Fuel Saver cylinder deactivation. If sportier efficiency is desired, a button on the heart stack permits driver to disengage. In addition, Eco Mode prompts Quadra-Lift air suspension system, if fitted, reducing it to ‘Aero Ride Height’: this additional enhances the car’s aerodynamics, for optimum effectivity.

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New exterior

Faithful to the compact and unique design that has made it world-famous, 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has an up to date fashion, with some adjustments that give the front-end a extra premium and sporty look, whereas preserving the car’s floor clearance. On all fashions, the higher grille is shorter in top, the headlights are slimmer and the decrease entrance fascia has been barely elevated whereas the fog lights have been raised and are extra pronounced.

The rear has additionally acquired adjustments and boasts new, bigger hind lights with LED lighting, a bigger and extra aerodynamic rear spoiler, a re-sculpted tailgate that gives larger visibility and model-specific decrease rear fascias.

The following options full the design of the new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: new high-intensity discharge bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime operating lights (as normal on all trim ranges), new design of the rims and new inside/exterior color combos which additional improve the premium look of the Jeep flagship.

New interiors

The interiors are enhanced because of the use of top quality supplies resembling Natura Plus leather-based and wooden. Immediately recognisable is the revised heart stack that includes new UConnect 8.4″ touchscreen and the new leather-wrapped digital shifter for the eight-speed computerized transmission. Each mannequin of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has its personal distinctive fashion, because of the adoption of particular supplies and color patterns.

Summit trim degree much more unique

The Summit trim degree represents the high of the vary mannequin and presents the highest degree of high quality that includes Premium Natura-Plus leather-based seats and the unique suede-like materials protecting the entrance pillars and the headliner. Exclusive characteristic discovered on the Summit mannequin is a nineteen-speaker, 825-watt high-performance Harman Kardon encompass sound audio system. This state-of-the-art system encompasses a twelve-channel amplifier, three sub-woofers and surrounds the occupants in high-definition sound.

New UConnect system with 8.4″ touchscreen

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is out there with the new UConnect system, that includes 8.4″ touchscreen which reveals, clearly and immediately, all info obligatory for driving and on-board consolation. In addition, as a way to grant most security and ease of use, each audio and connectivity controls on the spokes of the steering wheel and an modern voice-activated hands-free machine can be found. These options permit the drivers to maintain their palms on the steering wheel and work together with the devices simply.

New three-spoke steering wheel and instrument cluster with 7″ show

Another new characteristic of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the new three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel which, in the Overland and Summit fashions additionally options high-quality picket inserts. Optimised by way of driving place, it options buttons for managing radio, cruise management, phone and voice instructions in full security. All trim ranges additionally embody normal paddle shifters mounted on the again of the steering wheel. Finally, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has an instrument panel with a brand new 7″ user-configurable multiview show, with TFT liquid crystal expertise.

New Selec-Speed Control

The Selec-Terrain traction administration system has been enhanced by way of the introduction of the new Selec-Speed Control, together with the Off highway package deal, which permits the driver to manage the velocity of the car, each uphill and downhill, utilizing the steering wheel paddle shifters as an alternative of requiring the use of the accelerator or brake pedals.

New security contents

The new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee provides additional security methods to the already intensive gear on the earlier mannequin, resembling ‘Forward Collision Warning’ with ‘Crash Mitigation’, the machine that makes use of radar sensors to test whether or not the car is approaching the automotive in entrance too quickly and, if obligatory, sends a sign to the driver in order that he can intervene to keep away from a collision. If the driver doesn’t react, the ‘Forward Collision Warning’ with ‘Crash Mitigation’ routinely brakes the automotive to keep away from the collision of the automobiles in entrance.

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