5th-gen Jeep Grand Cherokee launched at Rs 77.50 lakh

India is the first right-hand-drive market to get the Grand Cherokee.

Jeep has launched the 5th-gen Grand Cherokee in India. The SUV is priced at Rs 77.50 lakh (ex-showroom). Deliveries will commence by the end of this month.

India is the first right-hand-drive market to get the Grand Cherokee. It is positioned above the Meridian in Jeep India’s line-up.

The Grand Cherokee offers a ground clearance of 215 mm and has a water-wading depth of 533 mm. In India, the SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that makes 270 BHP and 400 Nm. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and Jeep’s Quadratrac 4x4 system offering four terrain modes – Auto, Sport, Mud / Sand and Snow.

In terms of its design, the new Grand Cherokee features a slim 7-slot grille at the front with LED headlamps on either side. It gets LED daytime running lights that are integrated into the main headlamp cluster and LED fog lamps mounted on the bumper.

The SUV is offered in a 5-seat configuration. It comes equipped with a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster and a head-up display. It also gets rear seat entertainment screens, a panoramic sunroof, ventilated front seats and a powered tailgate. Some of the notable safety features include Active Driving Assistance System (ADAS), 8 airbags, 360-degree camera, Drowsy driver detection and 3-Point seatbelt and Occupant Detection for all 5 passengers.

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