According to the newest reports, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will arrive and it will offer three rows of seats. The new model will be built in Detroit as Jeep plans to revive the unused Mack Avenue Engine II plant. The carmaker’s most famous SUV will offer imposing exterior design, very comfortable interior as great performances. We are yet to find out how good the interior legroom and headroom will be due to a change of cabin layout.
The 2021 Grand Cherokee will continue to offer numerous engine options. Plenty of trim levels are available, along with the famous Trackhawk edition with 700+ horsepower. Trackhawk is the quickest SUV you can find nowadays and it is a great on and off-road option.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Exterior Design And Updates
The current generation is present for eight years now. Some reports are saying the 2020 Cherokee should start the fifth generation of this iconic SUV. Some other rumors are suggesting the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will be the one that will arrive with significant changes. As you can see, speculations are everywhere but no one actually knows what will happen.
Moving the production to Detroit makes perfect sense if you want to build the new-gen vehicle. We will not dig into speculations to much here. We can be sure the all-new Cherokee will arrive with the same design language and most likely with the same shape and dimensions. LED headlights, 17-inch wheels, respectable ground clearance and plenty of modern styling cues are what we all expect.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior
The forthcoming 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will arrive with one significant change at least. This SUV will offer three rows of seats for the first time. The new plant, installing the third-row, everything suggests the 2021 model will start the fifth-gen Cherokee. Such a big change will provide further interior changes.
Everything will be different now, from the layout to the overall interior space, which includes legroom, headroom, and even the cargo room. We can expect heavy use of quality materials but the leather upholstery will remain optional. The modern cabin will once again offer high-tech features up to the latest standard. Most importantly, five-seat Grand Cherokee will be available as well. That means the customers can choose between the two and three-row SUV.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Powertrain
If everything stays the same, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee will once again offer seven trim levels and up to five engine options. Basically, each trim level comes with different type of engine. Knowing that the standard Grand Cherokee will get a 3.6-liter V6 that is producing 295 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. Optional and larger 5.7-liter V8 unit can generate 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Have in mind the standard V6 is more fuel efficient than the optional V8.
The third engine is a 3.0-liter diesel that returns 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of twists. High-performance SRT and Trackhawk models are also available. Grand Cherokee SRT comes with the 6.4-liter V8. It can produce 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. Finally, Trackhawk variant is offering a 6.2-liter V8 with the supercharger. This engine is rated at astonishing 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Price and Release Date
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee could come with a price increase if the 2021 model is the new-gen vehicle. Moreover, the three-row variant will be more expensive than the standard two-row configuration.
However, the starting price should be somewhere between the $32,000 and $35,000. SRT model is priced at $67,000 and Trackhawk at $75,000. The 2021 Grand Cherokee SUV will arrive in the second half of 2020.