Introducing the 2017 Jeep WK2 Grand Cherokee

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2017 Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit and SRT
Press Release – September 1, 2016
2017 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Fact Sheet

  • New Trailhawk mannequin expands Jeep® Grand Cherokee lineup with most succesful model ever produced and options pink tow hooks in the entrance and rear, customary rugged 18-inch Goodyear Adventure off-road tires with Kevlar reinforcement, and new Trailhawk and Trail Rated badges with pink accents
  • Grand Cherokee Trailhawk fashions are outfitted with a number of normal off-road functionality options, together with Jeep’s Quadra-Drive II 4×4 system with rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential (ELSD) for all powertrains, a singular model of Grand Cherokee’s Quadra-Lift air suspension – developed for Trailhawk – that gives improved articulation and whole suspension journey, in addition to Selec-Speed Control with Hill-ascent and Hill-descent Control. Skid plates and an anti-glare hood decal are additionally customary
  • Approach angles on the Jeep Grand Cherokee are 29.8 levels or 36.1 levels when the decrease entrance fascia is eliminated for extreme off-roading, whereas the breakover angle is 27.1 levels and the departure angle is 22.8 levels. Grand Cherokee Trailhawk fashions supply as much as 10.8 inches of floor clearance
  • Trailhawk fashions function a singular black inside with leather-based and suede efficiency seats for consolation and management, pink accent stitching, brushed Piano Black appliques, gun-metal end on all painted inside elements, a Trailhawk badge on the Jeep steering wheel, and pink accent stitching on the seats, doorways and console
  • Trailhawk fashions function an ordinary 8.4-inch Uconnect contact display screen with up to date off-road pages displaying wheel articulation and different 4×4 functionality options, corresponding to suspension peak and Selec-Terrain modes
  • For 2017, Grand Cherokee Summit fashions boast a brand new, much more luxurious hand-crafted leather-based inside, new exterior look (entrance fascia, fog lamps, grille) and added customary premium options
  • An array of technological options are customary on the 2017 Grand Cherokee Summit, together with Lane Departure Warning, Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist, and Trailer Hitch Camera View at Speed
  • New full-wrap Signature leather-based inside in Indigo and Ski Gray is one in every of 4 shade schemes featured on Summit. The full leather-based inside boasts a Nappa leather-wrapped dashboard, heart console and door panels, and Laguna leather-based seats with edge welting
  • Both 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and Summit fashions arrive in Jeep showrooms late summer season
  • Rearview digicam and rear park sensors at the moment are customary on all Jeep Grand Cherokee fashions
  • 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, Limited, Overland, and Trailhawk fashions make the most of entrance fascia and seven-slot Jeep grille that debuted on the 2016 Grand Cherokee seventy fifth Anniversary version
  • Grand Cherokee SRT mannequin options new, unique entrance fascia, fog lamps, grille and Signature leather-based inside package deal
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September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Jeep® Grand Cherokee is the most awarded SUV ever and the automobile that has lengthy outlined what a premium SUV must be. A refined exterior design – full with out there bi-xenon headlamps with signature LED daytime operating lamps (DRL) – gives a premium look. Grand Cherokee SRT fashions function new, distinctive entrance fascia, grille and fog lamps that construct upon the SRT unique stealth-like exterior look. Interior luxurious is achieved with premium facilities, together with Natura leather-based, unique open-pore wooden trim and distinctive shade choices. Legendary Jeep functionality comes courtesy of 4 out there 4×4 techniques, Jeep’s Quadra-Lift air suspension system and class-leading Selec-Terrain traction administration system. Grand Cherokee boasts best-in-class towing of seven,400 kilos and a crawl ratio of 44.1:1.


  • The customary Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6-powered Grand Cherokee, rated as much as 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, tows as much as 6,200 kilos whereas the out there 5.7-liter V-8 packs 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque with best-in-class towing capability of seven,400 lbs.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee delivers best-in-class 30 miles per gallon (mpg) freeway courtesy of an out there 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine and customary TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 boasts an unmatched driving vary of greater than 730 miles
  • Best performing on-road Jeep automobile ever returns with SRT mannequin and its confirmed and highly effective 6.4-liter V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology that delivers 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. Performance consists of 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.8 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in 16.3 seconds, quarter mile in the mid-13 second vary and a prime pace of 160 mph
  • Grand Cherokee SRT options eight drive modes that enable homeowners the potential to personalize their drive expertise whether or not its on-road or on-track. The drive modes individually management the all-wheel drive system, transmission, paddle shifters, stability management, suspension and steering. Drive modes are pre-configured for Auto, Sport, Track, Snow and Tow settings through a swap on the heart console, whereas the Custom setting lets the driver customise the drive expertise to their favourite settings
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* Auto – Activates routinely when beginning the automobile
* Sport – Delivers elevated automobile efficiency functionality over the Auto Mode
* Track – Delivers most automobile efficiency functionality on clean, dry surfaces
* Snow – Delivers optimized snow and ice efficiency
* Tow – Delivers most towing efficiency
* Custom – Allows driver to personalize the automobile’s efficiency
* Eco – Maximizes gasoline economic system with a revised shift schedule, pedal map and second-gear begins (Available in Auto, Sport and Track)
* Valet – Limits engine to 4,000 rpm to considerably cut back horsepower and torque, reworks transmission to upshift earlier whereas traction, steering and suspension settings stay locked in Auto mode



2017 Grand Cherokee SRT

  • Standard launch management mimics knowledgeable driver’s inputs to optimize Grand Cherokee SRT’s efficiency by bringing engine, transmission, driveline, stability management and suspension in line for a textbook launch. Controlled by a button on the heart console, the result’s improved and extra constant straight-line acceleration
  • All Jeep Grand Cherokee engines are mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automated transmission. In addition to enhancing gasoline economic system, the sturdy and sturdy eight-speed transmission delivers fast acceleration and exact, clean shifting, enhancing experience high quality to luxurious automobile ranges
  • All Grand Cherokee fashions outfitted with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine options Engine Stop-Start (ESS) expertise to enhance gasoline effectivity by shutting the engine off when the automobile comes to a whole cease. Amenities (radio, gauges, heating or air-con, and so forth.) proceed to function and the engine restarts routinely when the driver releases the brake, permitting seamless acceleration
  • Quadra-Drive II, with a rear Electronic Limited-slip Differential (ELSD), delivers industry-leading tractive functionality. The system immediately detects tire slip and easily distributes engine torque to tires with traction. In some circumstances, the automobile will anticipate low traction and modify so as to proactively restrict or eradicate slip
  • Selec-Speed Control with Hill-ascent and Hill-descent Control permits drivers to regulate Grand Cherokee’s pace each up and down steep, rugged grades with the steering wheel paddle shifters – with out the want for throttle or brake enter. Unique to its section, Grand Cherokee Hill-descent Control additionally works when the automobile is in Reverse
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee consists of greater than 70 security and safety features in addition to an array of superior user-friendly expertise options, corresponding to the award-winning Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen radio with built-in local weather and infotainment controls and a 7-inch buyer configurable multiview show cluster
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Model Lineup

For 2017, the Jeep Grand Cherokee lineup consists of six fashions:


  • Laredo
  • Limited
  • Trailhawk
  • Overland
  • Summit
  • SRT

Exterior Colors


  • Diamond Black (NEW)
  • Rhino (NEW)
  • Walnut Brown (NEW)
  • Velvet Red
  • Redline (Trailhawk and SRT solely)
  • Luxury Brown
  • True Blue
  • Granite Crystal
  • Billet Silver
  • Ivory Pearl Tri-Coat
  • Bright White

Interior Colors


  • Black
  • Black/Light Frost Beige
  • Black/Ruby Red (Trailhawk)
  • Black/Garnet Red (SRT)
  • Brown
  • Indigo Blue/Brown
  • Dark Sienna Brown/Black
  • Indigo/ Ski Gray

About Jeep Brand

Built on greater than 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 supply homeowners with a way of safety to deal with any journey with confidence.

The Jeep automobile lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Patriot, Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited. To meet client demand round the world, all Jeep fashions offered outdoors North America can be found in each left and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain choices.

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