Like most other car giants, FCA is focusing on sprucing up its vehicle lineup for 2019. As a result, it has revamped the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT its popular Mid-size SUV. The Grand Cherokee is a versatile crossover SUV that caters to a broad range of buyers.
The SRT trim is aimed at pure performance seekers and those who love off-road adventures over urban driving. It gets edgy styling, a powerful engine and enhanced infotainment setup for 2019. The optional features are good too.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Exterior and Interior Features
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is a stylish and rugged looking SUV. Its satin Carbon hued 20-inch alloy wheels, Tinted Windshield Glass, all season tires, LED fog lights, and HID headlights ooze an aura of macho appeal. The new model measure Wheelbase of 114.8 in, Length 191.3 in, Width 77.1 in and Height is 67.6 inches.
The cabin is also pretty stylish though utilitarianism is also there. Material quality is pretty upscale and craftsmanship is also nice.
One gets perforated SRT seats, heated front seats, Alpine audio system, and enhanced infotainment display unit with an 8.4-inch display. The cargo capacity is great and you get enough options to store beverages and gadgets in the cabin.
Safety Technologies and Amenities
In terms of safety technologies and amenities, 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT scores quite well. It gets laden with Active Safety group which brings automatic emergency braking, a self-parking system, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control along with a rain-sensing windshield. There are several multi stag airbags in the cabin. You also get security features like Keyless Enter-N-Go and Remote Keyless Entry.
FCA deserves applauds for sprucing up the UConnect infotainment setup used in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and other trims in the lineup. It is fast and a breeze to use. The 8.4-inch touchscreen unit is bright and easy to learn. You do get some optional amenities like Harman Kardon sound system and a Rear Seat Video setup.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Powertrain Specs
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is targeted at adventure lovers and so it gets laden with a powerful engine. The model gets a beefy HEMI 6.4-liter V-8 engine under its hood. The output is 475 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. The powertrain also gets an eight-speed automatic transmission unit.
While it is not on par with the Trackhawk trim you still get enough juice to tackle rough terrains. This engine is clubbed with a special traction management system along with AWD. Furthermore, with this engine performance, the new model will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4,4 sec. However, the top speed is limited to 160 mph. The model is rated to give the fuel economy of 13/19 mpg in city/highways.
Towing Capacity and other Details
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT model comes with maximum rated towing capacity that stands at 7200 pounds. FCA has made use of Brembo high-performance brakes and specially tuned Bilstein Active Damping system in it to offer exceptional ride quality. There are 7 driving modes courtesy Selec-Track System.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Date of Arrival and Cost
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT will reach showrooms for sale sometimes in mid-late 2018. The pricing will be around $69.000.
Summing it up
There are several things about the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT that you will like. It has got a powerful engine and the exterior styling is absolutely riveting. The vehicle costs a lot but you get enough safety features and a revamped infotainment setup. The optional amenities make it even more lucrative for the target buyers. The models like Audi Q7, Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Range Rover Velar are the main opponents.