The American off-roading SUV manufacturer Jeep’s Indian subsidiary Jeep India is gearing up towards the launch of the brand’s flagship SUV – the Grand Cherokee’s fifth generation. The company recently shared a teaser of the forthcoming SUV on its official website and revealed that it will take the covers off of the new Grand Cherokee on November 11.
Internationally the fifth generation of Grand Cherokee broke cover back in January of 2021. And after almost two years the American OEM has finally decided to bring it to the Indian subcontinent. The all-new SUV will become the brand’s fourth offering in India and will be the brand’s fourth locally assembled model as well. For the Indian subcontinent, Jeep is more likely to introduce the Grand Cherokee’s standard five-seat. Internationally the Grand Cherokee also comes in an “L” version as well which offers three rows however it will not be making its debut in India.
On the exterior, the Grand Cherokee will feature a design inspired by the Jeep’s full-size luxury SUV – the Grand Wagoneer. On the front, the Grand Cherokee will get slim LED headlights and a wider and larger signature seven-slot grille. It will get a humongous lower front fascia with large grilles and LED fog lamps. Meanwhile, on the side, it will get a lowered beltline and expansive windows. Moving on to the rear of the vehicle it will boast some sleek, high-set LED taillamps along with LED fog lamps.
The interior of the new flagship SUV will include a 10.25-inch frameless digital gauge cluster with roughly two dozen menu options, including driver-assist technology, that the user may choose from. A 10.1-inch infotainment screen for the company’s proprietary new Uconnect 5 system will also be included. A panoramic sunroof, heated seats, a motorized tailgate, and a head-up display are among the additional Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and amenities that will be offered with the vehicle.
Select models of the Grand Cherokee will also feature a 16-way power adjustable position with memory and lumbar, customizable interior LED lighting, and a high-performance audio system with a 17-channel amplifier with a maximum output of 950 watts and 19 speakers, including a 10-inch subwoofer.
There are three different engine options for the Grand Cherokee on the global market. These include a 2.0-liter plug-in hybrid, a 5.7-liter V8, and a 3.6-liter V6. The plug-in hybrid model of the Grand Cherokee may be made available in India. Additionally, the 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that will come standard with an 8-speed automated transmission appears to be the best choice for the debut in India.