Jeep’s lengthy awaited new-generation huge SUV is slated to make it to Australia by the end of the year.
- 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L exposed, ten years after outbound version debuted
- 7 seats and also 3 rows for the very first time
- V6 and also V8 engines for the United States, though Australian information have yet to be secured
- Australian launch anticipated August or September 2021
The brand-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L has actually been exposed, revealing the next-generation SUV that will certainly pertain to Australia– and also, for the very first time, there is area for 7 passengers throughout 3 rows.
Codenamed ‘WL75’, the seven-seat Grand Cherokee L will certainly be marketed along with the present ‘WK2’ Grand Cherokee we presently have in Australia, however the SUV you see below is a brand new version on a brand-new system.
In contrast, the present five-seat Jeep Grand Cherokee extends back to 2011, and also is anticipated to remain in worldwide display rooms for as much as 2 years. Afterwards time, the five-seater Grand Cherokee will certainly relocate onto the brand-new system.
Developed at a brand-new center in Detroit, Michigan, the brand-new Grand Cherokee adheres to comparable style hints as Jeep’s Grand Wagoneer deluxe SUV, which was exposed late in 2014 in idea kind.
While this American expose does not highlight specifics around driveline and also spec information for Australia, CarAdvice recognizes that the brand-new ‘WL75’ Grand Cherokee can land in Australian display rooms as quickly as August or September 2021.
Tracie Stoltenburg, head of business interactions at Jeep, stated: “The item specs of the Grand Cherokee L exposed today specify to The United States and Canada. We will certainly offer even more info on the timing and also specs of the Grand Cherokee L for Australia closer to the regional launch.”
Powertrain choices for the Grand Cherokee L are likewise still yet to be verified. While the American market has at first 216kW/350Nm 3.6-litre ‘Pentastar’ V6 and also 266kW/530Nm 5.7-litre Hemi V8 fuel engines, Jeep Australia will normally like a diesel powertrain for our market.
CarAdvice recognizes as much as 6 various powertrains will certainly be offered with the brand-new Grand Cherokee (consisting of amazed designs), however it continues to be unofficial the number of will certainly make it to Australia.
The brand-new system is promoted to be more powerful and also lighter than the fourth-generation WK2 Grand Cherokee, with over sixty percent of the body making up high-strength steel, held with each other by over 6500 welds.
Jeep has actually likewise highlighted various other information for the brand-new Grand Cherokee, consisting of even more ground clearance and also a much better wading deepness, contrasted to the present generation version.
Off-road equipment is available in 3 ranges, varying from a single-speed transfer instance as much as a 2.72:1 low-range decrease and also back digital limited-slip differential.
There is even more off-road ground clearance and also water fording ability compared to previous generations, and also Jeep’s very own ‘Quadra-lift’ air suspension is promoted to return, signed up with by flexible dampers to boost off-road and also on-road characteristics.
The Quadra-lift system will certainly likewise boost off-road ground clearance with a flexible flight elevation, with as much as 277mm in its highest possible setting.
A 36mm bigger wheel track will certainly boost the position of the Grand Cherokee L, along with profiting off-road security. 21-inch wheels for greater spec designs will not be as well matched to off-road driving.
On the within, the Grand Cherokee L is readied to be packed with innovation: electronic back sight mirror, 10.25-inch electronic tool display screen, 10-inch infomercial display screen, heads-up display screen and also as much as twelve USB-An as well as USB-C power electrical outlets.
The 10-inch display runs FCA’s Android Automotive-based Uconnect 5 infomercial system, while cordless Apple CarPlay and also Android Automobile and also a 19-speaker stereo are likewise available.
Readily available safety and security innovations available with the brand-new version consist of self-governing emergency situation stopping, flexible cruise ship control, lane-keep help, blind-spot tracking, back cross-traffic alert, a turning around electronic camera and also a 360-degree electronic camera.
Having area for 7 on-board, together with a brand new system, will certainly permit the Grand Cherokee L to handle prominent and also recognized competitors like Toyota’s LandCruiser and also Nissan’s Patrol.
Remain tuned to CarAdvice for regional information of the brand-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L as its Australian launch nears later on this year.
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