Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India has finally launched new SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee along with Jeep Wrangler. The vehicles are imported as Completely Built Units. Both Jeep Wrangler & Jeep Grand Cherokee was first showcased at Auto Expo 2016.
Fiat also planning to add another vehicle under Jeep brand when local products start at its Ranjangaon manufacturing facility, near Pune, next year. The Jeep Wrangler and the Jeep Grand Cherokee will be sold through 10 Jeep distribution outlets called Jeep Destination Stores, in nine Indian cities by the end of this year. The Jeep Destination Store go live in Ahmedabad at the time of launch, followed closely by New Delhi and Chennai in September. The Mumbai outlet will open in October, along with a second outlet in New Delhi, both before Diwali, followed by Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kochi and Bengaluru.
They’ve three variants available in Jeep Grand Cherokee: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit and Grand Cherokee Limited.
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
The vehicle has 6.4-litre HEMI V8 Petrol engine which produces maximum power of 475 PS @ 6250 RPM and maximum torque of 624 Nm @ 4100 RPM. The engine is mated with 8-speed Automatic transmission with Paddle Shift. The Launch Control button will boost the engine to push the Jeep from 0 to 100 km/h in 5 seconds.
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT comes with Quad-Trac full-time On-Demand 4WD system which is further supported by a high-performance adaptive suspension and high-performance Brembo brake with large rotors.
From inside, it has Laguna leather seats, an 8.4-inch multimedia system is wired to a 19-speaker Harman Kardon sound system and 7-inch Instrument cluster with real-time performance data.
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit & Limited
The vehicle comes with 3-litre V6 Eco Diesel engine which produces maximum power of 243 PS @ 3600 RPM and maximum torque of 570 Nm @ 2000 RPM. The vehicle is powered by 8-speed Automatic transmission with Paddle Shift.
Price & Availability
The Grand Cherokee SRT will be available in five colors and Summit available in six colors.
The Price of Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT: Rs. 1.12 Crore (Ex-showroom Delhi)
The Price of Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit: Rs. 1.03 crore (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Price of Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited: Rs. 93.64 Lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi)