Truck Great Cherokee is the iconic mid-size SUV that may get many identities thanks to its vast lineup. It can be a true off-roader or similarly processed while driving on-road. The Grand Cherokee can also convert into the luxury SUV model equipped with just about any upscale amenity and tech feature. Nevertheless, it can also be performance-oriented or fuel economy conscious. For the 2017 model Jeep added the off-road-ready Trailhawk model while also updated the styling of the Summit model. The safety also was widened with some extra features.
On the other hand, for the upcoming model year Jeep may offer a long-awaited Hellcat-powered version named Trackhawk. Truck hasn’t said significantly about different designs of the 2018 Truck Great Cherokee but we do not expect huge changes.
2018 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE: DESIGN
Seeking from the outer perception, the current array of the Grand Cherokee models won’t feature any significant change. Nevertheless, the star of the year, the new 2018 Jeep Great Cherokee Trackhawk will not also be the surprise because regard. The Hellcat-powered Great Cherokee hides its potential under the skin and only suggestions its potential with a few unique details. It seems almost identical to the SRT version except in certain details. The front side trades the fog lights for the better airflow. The unique 20-inch wheels and quad exhaust setup are also Trackhawk specific. It will even have the proper Trackhawk badge and Supercharged badges on each top door.
Inside, this mid-size SUV are certain to get some unique style components but the overall design is not changed. The sports 200-mph speedometer and flat-bottom tyre with the Trackhawk badge is likely to be in-front of the driver. The model will even include the last version of the Uconnect infotainment system which comes with the 8-inch touchscreen and smartphone compatibility features. Individuals may sit in the nappa leather sets which feature model-specific shade system and Trackhawk logo on the headrests. The front chairs is likely to be heated and ventilated while the rear have heaters.
Other features may be 825 W Harmon/Kardon sound system which comes with 19 speakers including two subwoofers. The rear chair exertainment screens may also be installed.
The safety tech may also be there including versatile sail get a handle on, blind-spot monitoring, ahead collision caution with intelligent disaster braking, etc.
2018 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE: POWERTRAINS
The heart of the new 2018 Jeep Great Cherokee Trackhawk is likely to be almost identical Hellcat engine which also sits below the hood of the Challenger and Charger models. The supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat engine will provide all 707 hp and torque of 645 lb-ft. The massive power also required some improvements on model’s 8-speed automatic transmission, transfer event, suspension and brakes. Jeep used the Brembo wheels with 15.75-inch rotors in advance and 13.78 inch vented units for the rear wheels. The braking system offers preventing power which stops that creature from 60 mph in 114 feet. The model, however, needs 3.5 moments for 60 mph run while prime speed is 180 mph.
That version will even come with the all-wheel push system that has five driving settings and model can pull up to 7, 200 pounds.
Other engine options must include the units available on the current version. The base V-6 may comes with the more powerful 5.7-liter Hemi V-8. The SRT model will have a 6.4-liter V-8 and a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 may also be on the offer.
2018 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE: ARRIVAL, PRICE
Truck may value the new 2018 Jeep Great Cherokee Trackhawk at about $84, 500. The base versions must cost slightly over $30, 000. The new Great Cherokee will go on sale in the last quarter of this year.