It has been a long time since the Grand Cherokee franchise of Jeep has been redesigned to an entirely different look than its previous versions. Officials look forward to correct this with the release of the new 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Along with an expanded redesign plan, officials have also suggested that they are going forward with a face lift as well. However, a word of caution to all customers – if you are expecting a completely new design and model from this Grand Cherokee franchise, then you would be disappointed with this 2016 model. Having said that, market acceptability of this franchise has been pretty great right from the start. So it would not fair to be worried about it now. Yet, there is no harm is pleasing the customers with further additions so that their market favor-ability increases further.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee – Exterior and Interior Design
In this 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, there will be several notable changes due to its face lift features. As far as the exterior specs of this SUV are concerned, a modified grille design has been added. In addition to that, the head lights have taken a face lift – with sleek LED configuration and a streamlined look. The rear side is equally compensated in this redesign, with a broad bumper design. Rear tail lights have LED technology in association with broad inches of alloy wheels. Overall, it can be assured that customers will be equally surprised as well as satisfied by these changes. Interior decor specs have been modified as well with a modified dashboard configuration – consisting of an improved navigation control, better entertainment module as well as a good central control apparatus. The seats are quite comfortable, with abundant head and leg room for all the passengers. Now, let’s have a look at what engine options this 2016 Grand Cherokee model has.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee – Powertrain
With this 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee officials are planning to incorporate a better engine layout. However, it seems that the core engine composition will remain the same. This is perhaps for the best, as the previous engine is quite good. So, let’s have a look at what power train options this 2016 model provide. The base engine will comprise of a 3.6 LITER V6 cylinder Penta Star unit, generating as much as 290 HP of max power. Along with that, another optional model will be present that comprises of a 5.7 LITER V8 cylinder HEMI unit, capable of producing 360 HP of max power. In order to provide better fuel efficiency and speed, these engine models will be coupled with both all-wheel as well as rear wheel drive train configuration. In addition to that, an 8 speed automatic transmission module will be added. The Multi Air Tech feature will provide assisted temperature control and gear modifications to the overall configuration.
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee – Release Date and Price
As far as the pricing of 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee goes, there is not much surety on whether it will increase or not. However, according to recent sources, many conclude that its base model might cost something around $30,000. This model will come out in the early months of 2016.