The new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee could now be availed in the United States for a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $32,995 for the Laredo 4x4 model. The new Jeep Cherokee is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that develops up to 290 horsepower while saving 11-percent more fuel compared to its predecessor.
In fact, this engine could return up to 23 mpg and travel over 500 miles on a single tank of gas. In terms of safety and security features, the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has over 45 of them like the standard Active Head Restraints, full-length side-curtain and seat-mounted side thorax air bags and Electronic Stability Control.
It also features Electronic Roll Mitigation, Trailer-sway Control and Hill-start Assist. The latest iteration of the Grand Cherokee is available with a Blind-spot/Rear Cross-path detection system and Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Collision Warning.
True enough, the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee still features Jeep capability but with the addition of enhanced on-road dynamics for a more premium driving experience. Customers could choose from any of the three 4x4 systems and are treated to new features like the Jeep Quadra-Lift air suspension and new Selec-Terrain system.
Able to tow up to 7,400 lbs., the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is fitted with new independent front and rear suspension systems – all supporting a new body structure with heightened torsional stiffness, thereby reducing Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) levels.
In terms of design, the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee features an all-new sculpted body as well as a sporty profile with a sleek exterior. It is fitted with the new CommandView dual-pane panoramic sun roof that extends from the windshield to the rear.
Inside, all models of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee come with premium soft-touch interior materials for all models as well as ample space. Compared to its predecessor, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee offers over four inches more rear-seat knee and leg room and 17 percent more cargo capacity.
Interestingly, the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with live mobile TV (FLO TV), SIRIUS Backseat TV and UConnect Web. Jeep plans to assemble the 2011 Grand Cherokee at its Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) in Detroit and commence its sales in June.
Mike Manley, president and chief executive for the Jeep Brand at Chrysler Group LLC, remarked that the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is redefining the SUV industry by offering higher levels of 4x4 capability and improved fuel efficiency as well as a comfortable interior and remarkable exterior.
He added that the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a distinct balance of capability, refinement, features and amenities -- at a great price.