FCA is serious about revamping its existing vehicle portfolio as is clear from the car giant’s latest moves. It has given the 2018 Jeep lineup a great overhaul. Those seeking a true performance SUV with enough doses of luxury cannot go wrong by choosing the new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.
Its enticing styling, raw power, abundant amenities and latest safety tech can make the luxury SUVs pale in comparison. The SUV is coming with every bell and whistle you can think of which is why it carries a hefty price tag.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a muscular SUV
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a muscular and stylish looking SUV beyond any question. The black 20-inch alloy wheels, LED taillamps, HID headlamps and Pirelli Scorpion Verde tires all scream ruggedness and style. The new model will measure:
Wheelbase: 114.7 inch
Lenght: 189.8 inch
Width: 76.5 in Height: 67.9 inch
Passenger Volume: 106 cu ft
Cargo Space: 36 cu ft
Curb Weights: 5258 lb
Step inside the cabin of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and you will experience style and opulence in every nook and corner. Furthermore, the leather-wrapped steering wheel, carbon fiber dash, camel leather seats, Harman Kardon audio setup all are hints of a luxury SUV. You also get the heated steering wheel and heated seats.
The touchscreen used for controlling media features is bright and large and using it is bliss. The physical buttons for sound control are practical and voice command support is also great. All passengers in the cabin get adequate headroom. The nice thing is very less amount of road or wind noise seeps into the cabin- even at high speeds.
While the BMWs and Audis can leave the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk behind in sheer opulence, you cannot dismiss it as a Spartan power monger’s SUV. There are also enough airbags in cabin and safety tech includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, rain-sensing wipers, forward collision mitigation and blind spot warning. There is perpendicular park assist technology too.
The new Infotainment setup is Smartphone compatible and Bluetooth is fully integrated. The enhanced Uconnect Infotainment has an 8.4-inch display unit which offers a quick response. A dual-panel sunroof is optional.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Engine
The USP of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is its enormously powerful engine. It is powered by the supercharged Hellcat Hemi V8 6.2-liter engine the same used in Dodge Challenger. The Jeep can accelerate to 60 mph from zero in a blistering fast 3.5 seconds. That is a little slower than the Tesla model X but it still beats many German luxury rivals SUVs hands down including the formidable BMW X6 M!
The 707 HP making engine has a Quadra-Trac all-wheel-drive system and 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox. It also gets Bilstein competition suspension to glide on all types of roads with aplomb. The nice thing is handling the large SUV in pesky urban traffic is not tough and its good at handling bumpers. Top speed of this car is 180 mph.
Towing Capacity, Fuel Economy and Range
The upcoming 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a good performer, this SUV is able with this powerful engine to maximum tow 7200 pounds. As for the fuel economy, with the drive of 75 mph, one will get around in city/hwy: 13/17 mpg. With the full fuel tank, this SUV is capable to range 418 miles.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Release Date and Cost
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is now available for sale. The price starts at $87.000 for the base one.
Summing it up
The newest 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is a costly performance SUV with enough luxury features crammed in. It can give pricier performance SUVs run for their money.