The leader of the American auto industry, Chrysler automaker – the creator of the famous Jeep models – presented the Grand Cherokee in Detroit in early 1992, as a new model with a 4-liter heavy-duty Power Tech Six engine that easily produces 190 liters.
The 2018 edition again surprised the autoworld: the presented Jeep Grand Cherokee received a new unique special version, which has no analogues in terms of power, solidity and technical capabilities among competitors.
The appearance of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has not changed much in comparison with the prototype of 2013, and with earlier models. The image of a strong and infinitely self-confident Cherokee Indian, as the card of this car. Looking closely, you can notice designer know-how in head optics and slightly deformed rear and front bumpers. That is how the Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ version appeared to the world public.
The elite class of the Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ bundle has become even more expressive. The central part of the front of the body is almost completely occupied by two air intake grilles. Well, still, for such a powerful engine in 717 liters is needed a huge air flow for cooling.
All the grooves on the bumper and the design of the air intakes are trimmed with chrome, which contrasts markedly with the general tone of the Cherokee and even slightly refreshes the gloom of the car.
The expressive relief of the central part of the doors, enlarged window openings and under-wheel arches – all these elements emphasize the style of the active all-terrain vehicle.
The rear part has also changed: the official tuning Cherokee first of all touched the rear lights – they acquired a more sporty and precise geometry. Slightly smoothed designers trunk lid. With this approach, the spoiler and body kit seem even more powerful. The new Jeep Renegade Night Eagle completes the range
Salon VIP-SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ version slightly discourages buyers. American VIP-class looks a bit different than the usual European presentability. Yes, the Jeep Grand SUV is equipped exclusively with the best equipment, and trim only from expensive materials. But still, the simplicity of the American Indian is felt.
The central panel of the Cherokee 2018 model year is occupied by a chic diagonal size and functional options multimedia screen. In the top version they even predict to embed not one screen, but several around the cabin.
The two-volume body type Granda allows you to carry more than 1500 kg of cargo with the rear seats folded.
Configuration and prices
How much in the base will need to pay for owning a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee? For a start, it is worth clarifying what is included in this original “stuffing” of an American SUV:
– medium power engine (according to jeep standards);
– leather interior;
– security systems, climate control and cruise control;
– heating, ventilation of all seats;
– adjustable mirrors, steering, parking assistant, etc.
With this “stuffing” the cost of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ version starts on the American car market with a mark of 32 thousand dollars.
The manufacturer promises that for such a price the SUV will be supplemented with a multimedia and audio system of the latest generation, an improved security system, adaptive climate control and other pleasures.
A bright representative of the third generation – the crossover Jeep Grand Cherokee in the back of the WK after restyling has a 4.7-liter engine. Design changes went through the front optics and are slightly visible in the design of the bumper. As a result, the new image of the Jeep Grand Cherokee has become more modern and stylish.
One of the latest versions of the big Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 (7) has changed in all directions: the salon has become an elite and more comfortable, and in technical equipment a 4-mode all-wheel drive system offering to adjust the driving style depending on conditions is a pleasant surprise: , “Sand / dirt”, “sport” or “auto”.
The features of this version of the Grand are the gasoline 8-cylinder engine, a volume of 5.1 (or 5.2 liters., Respectively), four-wheel drive and a 5-speed automatic transmission. Acceleration speed up to 100 km / h in this 2.4-ton (about 3 tons in the laden state) is less than 10 seconds. With such characteristics, only the elite will become Grand Cherokee competitors!
The appearance of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV gives the impression of a car with solid dimensions and a uniquely spacious interior. But, this is a bit of an illusion: 4840 x 1750 x 1950 mm according to auto standards only slightly exceed the usual crossover.
The heart of the “American” became a powerful gasoline engine Jeep Grand Cherokee on V8 cylinders up to 6 liters. On some models, the Cherokee V6 diesel can be installed. There is also a special offer from automakers – the Grand Hellcat engine, with a volume of 6.2, with power ratings up to unrealistic 717 forces.
Everything would be fine, but there is a drawback with such forced power: the handsome Jeep Grand Cherokee has a considerable expense. Even with the installation of profitable economy mode Eco Mode, which reduces fuel consumption by up to 50%, Cherokee consumption reaches up to 18 liters per 100 km.