Beginning in 2021, Jeep company has brought good news to its followers when revealing the 5th generation of the familiar Grand Cherokee SUV. In this generation, the car is based on a completely new structure and has a third row of seats in the version named Grand Cherokee L. Assembled at a factory in Detroit, Michigan, USA, Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 will have a total of 4 versions: Laredo, Limited, Overland and Summit.
Exterior design of Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
Compared to the old 2-row version, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 naturally has a larger size. Specifically, this SUV has a length of 5,204 mm, a width of 2,149 mm, a height of 1,815 mm and a wheelbase of 3,091 mm.
Not only bigger, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 also has some notable changes in the exterior design. Most conspicuous is the front end is designed with inspiration from the Jeep Grand Wagoneer concept car launched last year. Add to that a more prominent bonnet and sloping downwards, a grille with 7 smaller vertical spokes, leaning forward, a large center air cavity as well as slim LED headlights.
Similar to the front end, the side design of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 is also sharp and refined. In particular, for the first time in history, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a 21-inch diameter rim. Next is a sloping roof to the back like the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, which brings the smoothness of this SUV.
Rounding out the back, we will see a slim LED taillight cluster, pulled from the trunk door to the rear fender. Below is a chrome splint on the rear bumper and two pentagonal exhaust pipes.
Interior design of Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
Stepping inside the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021, the driver not only sees the third row of seats but is also greeted with a completely new design. Jeep has equipped the dashboard and center console with a “brand new” design for this 3-row SUV. On the center console, the traditional gear lever has been replaced with a new gear selector. Add to that an integrated steering wheel with function keys, attractive leather and higher quality metal or wood trim details.
On the dashboard of the car appears a touch screen, serving the latest UConnect 5 infotainment system. This monitor supports wireless connectivity with a smartphone via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as provides 4G LTE Wi-Fi networks.
Behind the wheel is a digital instrument panel, allowing the driver to access features such as cruise control, night vision and traffic sign recognition. In addition, Jeep also equipped with 12 USB-A and USA-C ports, helping Grand Cherokee L 2021 stand out in the segment.
Digital dashboard is standard equipment of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
Behind the 3rd seat of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 is a luggage compartment with a volume of 484 liters. If the third row of seats is folded down, this number will increase to 1,328 liters. The corresponding volume when the two rear seats fold down is 2,395 liters.
Engine of Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
Unfortunately, the engine of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 has not changed much compared to the old 2-row version. The car still uses a V6 petrol engine, standard 3.6L capacity with a maximum capacity of 290 hp at 6,400 rpm and a maximum torque of 348 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The two corresponding figures of the V8 petrol engine, 5.7L capacity is 357 hp at 5,150 rpm and 528 Nm at 4,250 rpm.
The V6 engine will be used for all versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021. Meanwhile, the V8 will be available only in Limited models and up. Regardless of the engine, the car comes with a Torqueflite 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission manufactured by ZF.
In addition, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 also has a single-speed, electronically controlled transmission with a V6 engine. Meanwhile, a 2-speed sub-gearbox, electronically controlled with slow-drive mode can be equipped with both V6 and V8 engines. And yet, the V8 engine can also be combined with an optional electronic anti-slip differential lock.
To ensure off-road performance, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 has an approach angle of 20.6 degrees, an exit angle of 21.5 degrees and a slope of 18.2 degrees if the standard suspension is used. If the car uses optional air suspension, these 3 numbers increase to 28.2 degrees, 23.6 degrees and 22.6 degrees. Vehicle height is 261 mm with standard suspension and 320 mm with air suspension.
Equipment of Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
When purchasing the standard Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021, customers will receive an SUV with a silver 18-inch aluminum rim, a digital dashboard with a 10.3-inch screen and a touchscreen infotainment screen. 8.4 inches. The optional Lux Tech package adds an electric trunk door, remote start, front seat / steering heating, a 115 V power outlet, a wireless smartphone charging tray and a USB port for the rear seats.
Next is the Limited version with 18-inch silver or 20-inch gray aluminum rims, leather seats, 8-way power driver’s seat, memory position and electric driver’s auxiliary seats. If equipped with the Lux Tech package, the car will have additional cooled front seats, digital rearview mirrors, electric steering wheel, second row window curtains and 2 optional equipment: infotainment screen 10.1 inch and 2-piece sunroof.
Third is the Overland version, comes with a black 18-inch or 20-inch cast aluminum steering wheel, Nappa leather seats, 16-way electric front seats, 5-mode heating, cooling and massage, wood-paneled steering wheel, A standard 10.1-inch infotainment screen as well as an optional 2-piece sunroof.
The most advanced is the Summit version with 20-inch aluminum rims and 4-zone automatic air conditioning system. If equipped with the Summit Reserve package, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit 2021 will have additional premium Palermo leather seats, walnut wood trim on the dashboard, while the A-pillars and the roof are upholstered in suede material. In addition, the Summit Reserve package also offers 21-inch rims, the front seats with memory, massage, the second row with heating, cooling and the McIntosh 950 W sound system with 19 speakers for the premium version. most of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021.
Safety equipment of Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021
When driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021, drivers will find a range of active safety equipment included in the Active Driving Assist package, such as adaptive cruise control and automatically center the vehicle in the lane. Of course, this safety package is only standard equipment for the Summit. In addition, the Summit also features traffic sign recognition, intersection collision avoidance and night vision systems, and uses infrared sensors to detect pedestrians and animals at a distance. 200 m.
Finally, the standard safety equipment of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 series includes collision warning at all speed ranges, with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian / cyclist detection, warning vehicles cut across when reversing, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, blind spot detection, reversing camera, tire pressure warning … That is not to mention the cooling disc brakes with a diameter of 354 mm above front wheels and 350 mm at the rear.
Currently, the price of the Jeep Grand Cherokee L 2021 has not been announced. Just know that, the car will be available in showrooms in the US in the second quarter of this year. Then, it will be the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2-row to be added a new generation, expected to go into production later this year with a new plug-in hybrid called the 4ex.