According to the latest news, the upcoming 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee model will undergo a major overhaul. This modern SUV will grow in size and its platform will be new.
Furthermore, with these changes, Jeep Grand Cherokee will get a serious update and more space inside. That means that third-row bench is added and the new model is now able to accommodate seven passengers comfortably. From the information that we got, this SUV as the new Dodge Durango will be built on the same Jefferson North Assembly Plant.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Exterior Changes
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV will keep the same muscular and attractive design. Some exterior lines will be borrowed from the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV. Also, the changes will be evident with a ground clearance that is 8.6 inches now on the standard model, while the high-performance Trackhawk is 8.1 inches lower.
The popular Trackhawk is the top of the offer. This trim will get the most of the changes. The rear end of this model will be salted with the attractive quad tailpipes and distinctive red tow hooks. Also, new installed 18-inch off-road wheels, anti-glare hood decal, and power-operated liftgate are part of this model.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior Features
As we already said, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee borrows some exterior cues from the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV. However, this will not be the case with the interior. According to some rumors, the forthcoming SUV will keep the same design as the previous model.
Furthermore, most of the changes to this model will be the third-row bench that is added. So, we can expect the same tech inside and quality materials. Unfortunately, at this moment there is not much available information and the image that can be analyzed, but we can expect the same 7-inch touch-screen Uconnect system as standard with many more features.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Powertrain Details
The upcoming 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee model will be offered with five engine variants. The base engine remains to be the popular 3.6-liter V6, However, the exact output number is not yet revealed, but we can expect a slight boost from the previous 295 HP. The next one is stronger 5.7-liter V8 with the output of 360 HP. A third engine on the list is reserved for the diesel 3.0-liter V6. This type of engine under the 2019 version delivers 240 horsepower, however, with the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee buyers can expect more power.
The last two powertrains are lying under the popular models Grand Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk. The SRT comes with the 6.4-liter V8 engine that makes almost 500 HP, while the Trackhawk that is the highlight of the offer comes with 6.2-liter supercharged V8. This powerful engine under the Trackhawk delivers 707 horsepower and make him one of the quickest SUVs on the planet. It runs from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. All engines above will use the 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, don’t forget to mention that the towing capacity of the new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is impressive 7,400 pounds.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Release Date and Price
From the latest speculations, this SUV may debut sometime in the middle of the year 2021. The price of the forthcoming 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is still a mystery. Furthermore, with the platform that is changed, this SUV will probably introduce the new pricing range for all trims.
The base price of the current model that is five-seater start at $32,000 and goes up to $40,000 for the higher trims. Moreover, the Trailhawk version starts around $45,500 while a Summit can reach $50,000. The SRT will probably cost around $70,000, while the highlights of the offer Trackhawk can easily hit $100,000 mark.