Good news, we have a lot of information about the whole new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, this new SUV has been announced and shown recently, and we got a lot of new information to share. We do realize that these past few days, the automobile enthusiasts have been entranced by the new Dodge Challenger named Demon. But beside that 840 horsepower demon car, we also got a lot of news about one of the most powerful SUV ever released on the market, and it’s the Grand Cherokee from Jeep.
As of now, the information of this new Jeep Grand Cherokee is all over the place, so we have made this 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee review where we compiled all the known information into one. One of the main reasons on why you should really check this new Grand Cherokee is because of its super powerful engine. It is going to be one of the fastest SUV ever created due to its new powerful 707 horsepower engine, making it capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 180 mph.
But it has more things to offer than just its power, if you have followed the news of this car, then you probably can guess based on the past 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee spy shoot pictures, this SUV looks very masculine and aggressive. There are changes made into its exterior and interior, and mostly it was caused by the use of the new engine, this Jeep is now equipped with a unique damper specifically made for it, it got a specifically made piston, along with it also comes the newly customized exhaust.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee exterior designed for better aerodynamics
It looks like the use of the new engine also have a lot of impact to the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee exterior design, the most obvious one is going to be the height, this SUV is going to be lower than the current model for better aerodynamics. The focus of performance also means that there are changes made to the other parts of the body, for example is the missing fog lights, the grille is redesigned and now accompanied by the headlamps plus more LED lights surrounding it; the headlamps are different in design compared to the past model.
This Grand Cherokee looks as aggressive in front as how it looks from the back, the use of the new black chrome exhaust is made even more stand out due to the Gloss Black rear valence, and do not forget that they are going to use a new quad exhaust system; in which is more focused on the performance to support the new engine.
The wheels are also new in design, the titanium wheels are now has chrome accent in the center, and it looks very wild with its yellow calipers clearly shown underneath the chrome center.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee race car like interior design
As for the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior design, if you expect that there is going to be drastic changes due to the manufacturer is now more focused on performance, then you are right. This new interior cabin is less comfortable than the current model because they made it to looks more like a race car, but that does not mean that it does not feel comfortable at all, first the material that this 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has for its cabin is very soft, and due to the use of the chrome black finish, it also looks very stylish.
The red leather and black chrome finish really makes the cabin of this SUV looks more luxurious than it actually is, although the shape of things are made for racing purpose, the materials used are top class. It will also be equipped with the audio system, in which you can choose between two different choices.
As for the features and gadgets, you can bet that there are going to be new equipments and technologies installed. You will have 7 inch screen for your information display, in the middle of the display you can find the tachometer, and beside the display, you will find the speedometer. In order to easily access various features of this SUV, there is also an 8.4 inch touchscreen display that allows you to manually access many features this SUV has to offer, it can also show various information regarding the performance of the SUV.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee as the fastest SUV ever built
Now we are going to discuss the most interesting factor of this new SUV and what makes it one of the fastest SUV ever built; the performance. As of now, we only know one type of engine that this SUV is going to use, the powerful 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine is going to be a 707 horsepower 6.2L V8 engine, this massive engine is weighted to be heavier than 800 pounds, vastly superior than most SUV’s engines you find today.
If you are curious of what this new massive engine is capable to do, then here are the rough data of the engine’s performance. This new 2018 Cherokee is going to be able to accelerate from zero speed to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 180 mph; the SUV is very fast indeed. It is also noted that this new Grand Cherokee is also able to reach a speed of 116 mph in just a quarter of a mile, truly a speed demon that you need to watch.
Due to its powerful new engine which makes the SUV faster than ever, it also will utilize new brake system. This new brake system will be a lot stronger than the current model; in fact, the new jeep Grand Cherokee will sport the largest ever front brake for any Jeep vehicles ever, which is one achievement on itself.
For the control, this new SUV will be available with the eight speed automatic transmission system, but it just not an ordinary transmission system either, it is an upgraded transmission system that allow for more torque to be produced. Along with that transmission system also come the four wheel drive, as expected from a Jeep top class SUV; this vehicle is also super durable and very strong.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee release date, price, and conclusion
There is no official information regarding this new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee release date and price yet by Jeep, but we can estimate how much money that you need to start saving right now if you are interested to get one of this super fast SUV. It is estimated by the expert that this new SUV is going to cost you at least $84,500 just for the standard model; and we expect there will be more trim levels information released by Jeep. You can expect that this new SUV is going to be available on the automobile market in late 2017 at the soonest.
As for the SUV itself, the new massive engine makes the SUV pretty heavy and weight more than 5.350 pounds. The dimension of this SUV is 189 x 76.5 x 67.9 inches, so there are also a lot of space available inside.
Overall, this new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is going to be an interesting product to watch, but even with its high price, the reputation as the fastest SUV ever is going to help with its sales.