The Jeep Grand Cherokee scooped the 4x4 of the Year award from Total 4x4 magazine -- a top industry honor for the award-winning luxury off-roader. With at least 30 global awards from a range of opinion-leading organizations, the new four-wheel drive is one of the most awarded SUVs ever. With an impressive features list and more refinement than before, it is no surprise that the Grand Cherokee is top choice again.
The judging panel of Total 4x4 praised the vehicle's technology, comfort and equipment. It also gave special mention to the vehicle's practicality.
Editor Alan Kidd commented that the vehicle is "good value by the standards of its competitors," adding that "there's little at this price" that performs "such a good job" of integrating equipment, comfort, relevant technology and dynamic prowess. Through the years, four Grand Cherokees are made and each "has improved on the last," according to Kidd. He further described it to be a “very worthy winner.”
In addition, the Grand Cherokee took the Awards' Off-Roader category. Nigel Land, brand director of Jeep Chrysler UK, said that they are proud of Grand Cherokee's achievement this year, adding that they look forward to "more great things from the brand in 2012."
The price of the Jeep Grand Cherokee lineup begins at £36,795 for the 3.0 V6 CRD Limited. Meanwhile, the 3.0 V6 CRD Overland has a price tag of £43,995.