According to the manufacturer, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is a purpose-built SUV and will be among the most upscale, high-tech, and competent vehicles available.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has officially announced that Jeep is all set to launch its Grand Cherokee SUV next month. To emphasise its commitment to the Indian market, the firm is introducing its popular "Go-Anywhere" SUV to Indian buyers. However, the exact date has not yet been confirmed. Jeep Grand Cherokee India deliveries are expected to begin in early December, with a price tag of around ₹85 lakh (ex-showroom).
According to the manufacturer, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is a purpose-built SUV and will be among the most upscale, high-tech, and competent cars available. Moreover, it will be a Made in India SUV, making India the only nation outside of North America to build four different Jeep models. The company has teased the car with a preview video on its official social media pages, with the caption "Coming Soon."
Globally, the Grand Cherokee is available with either a 3.6-litre V6 engine producing 289bhp and 353Nm or a 5.7-litre Hemi V8 engine producing 355bhp and 529Nm. The SUV comes in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations and 5-seat (two-row) and 7-seat (three-row) seating. Jeep is expected to offer the Grand Cherokee in India with either a 2.0-litre turbo petrol or a 3.0-litre V6 engine, both with an 8-speed automatic transmission as standard.
The Grand Cherokee will be packed with several significant features and safety technology, including ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) functions. The Grand Cherokee will join the likes of Wrangler, Compass, and Meridian once it arrives in India as the company's fourth offering.