The Jeep lineup of vehicles is immensely popular in various countries and the change of ownership has not affected the demand for these vehicles. FCA now makes various SUVs and crossovers under the Jeep brand. While the company is engaged in revamping popular models under the Jeep production things may turn different. The market buzz also indicates the company will launch a premium crossover with the name 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
The first time FCA hinted at bringing back the Jeep Grand Wagoneer was back in 2011. While many details are yet fuzzy, the model may actually be made in 2019. The original Wagoneer sold well for a long time from 1963 to 1991, until it was withdrawn.
2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Exterior Architecture
FCA has not revealed much about the design and other details of the upcoming 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Crossover but the internet rumor sites are already abuzz with speculations. However, there is also few new images of the concept. The retro styling of the original Grand Wagoneer may be there to an extent typical Jeep styling.
However, there is info that will be sitting on the same platform as Grand Cherokee. The vehicle will give FCA a chance to compete in the luxury crossover segment. It will lock horns with heavyweight contenders like the Cadillac Escalade, GMC Yukon Denali and Lincoln Navigator. The body may have a lot of aluminum and lightweight steel as per the updates.
2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Cabin Design
The cabin of the new 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be stylish with a focus on both utility and luxury. The vehicle will have three rows of seats. It will most likely have premium leather upholstery and wood trim in the cabin. Multi-zone climate control and LED ambient lighting will be include. Its cabin will also have plenty of places to store small items. FCA may offer cargo customization facilities too.
Just like the majority of the models in Jeep’s 2018 lineup, the upcoming Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be laden with numerous advanced safety features. Some safety features may be made optional too. It will also get great amenities and a number of optional packages.
2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Engine Possibilities
At this moment there is no info about the engine that is under the hood of 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The possibilities include the existing units used in the Wrangler and Cherokee lineup.
So, the car may actually be laden with a turbo diesel engine and a gasoline V8 unit may also be available. FCA may also include a hybrid engine as an option. Towing capacity will be on par with segment contenders.
2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Price and Availability
The final pricing of 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer remains unclear. However, given the fact that this model is a premium crossover, its price will be high. The release date could be at the end of 2018.
Summing it up
The upcoming Jeep Grand Wagoneer is an important vehicle for FCA- beyond doubt. It will give the company a chance to enter luxury crossover segment after a long time. The price tag will be steep but the features will be adequate.