The latest creations FCA group, in the SUV segment, Alfa Romeo Stelvio, will have an impact on other models of the company. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, in its fifth generation, will be placed on the Giorgio platform, used by the Stelvio SUV. Completely redesigned Grand Cherokee arrives in the new release. The news of the great changes, this iconic model is confirmed by the President of FCA, Sergio Marchionne.
With the new model, the audience should meet during 2018. It is expected that the promotion be held at one of the most prestigious international motor shows. According to some expectations, the end of 2018 or the beginning of 2019, is mentioned as the release date of new generation Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Those who want a new model, we should not be impatient. For them, the Jeep has prepared a new version of the current generation Grand Cherokee models. In the second half of 2017, arrives on the market in 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. This model will be located at the very top, above the SRT version. The vehicle comes with a 6.2-liter V8 HEMI unit with compressor. The same engine powers the Dodge Charger Hellcat, and Dodge Challenger Hellcat. The power of this engine is 707 horsepower.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) leave nothing to chance. In addition to the fifth-generation Grand Cherokee models, the company saves even a large number of new products and in its other branches. However, most attention is devoted to the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee model. Not without reason. The fifth generation of this model will be based and completely new Dodge Durango SUV. Also, this model will have a major impact on the Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV models. These models are expected during 2019.
In addition to the new Grand Cherokee, and its sibling model, the Jeep preparing more novelties. Everybody knows that the more available the brand new Jeep Compass. Also, there is a new Jeep Cherokee K8 with three rows of seats, as well as standard Cherokee KL, who gets facelift for the 2018 MY. On top of that, by the end of 2017 is expected the new generation Jeep Wrangler SUV. A year later arrives and Jeep Wrangler pickup version of the new generation.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engines
Changes in the field of powertrain not announced. In contrast, known as the changing of vehicle platforms, as well as new systems and technologies, what awaits us under the hood is not known. This does not mean that it is completely unknown. Only it is not known whether there will be some changes.
Current offer with the new Hellcat engine in 2018 Trackhawk versions, is more than excellent. It should be expected that the offer will continue to be 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 unit with 295 horsepower, 5.7-liter HEMI V8 unit with 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque, 3.0-liter V6 engine EcoDiesel with 237 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft . of torque. There is also a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine with 475 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque for the SRT version, as well as the 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine for Trackhawk version.
All units, it’s available with 4 × 2 and 4 × 4 versions, and when combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission. The exception is the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, which is still only available with 4×4 drive.