New 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Dublin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Macon, GA
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a vehicle that appeals to just about anyone. It is a great family vehicle, a trailer towing companion, a work vehicle, a recreational vehicle and so much more. The multi-use design is an idea that many competitors lack while helping to elevate the Grand Cherokee. The vehicle has kept its rigid design, taken a rugged stance and become more welcoming on the interior over the many years and many generational designs. It rides super smooth and owns wonderful handling while keeping a high degree of dependability. Jeep Grand Cherokee is always improving and always wants to be user friendly, safe and secure. This year's model can be obtained in 6 choices of trim including: Laredo, Limited, Overland, Summit and SRT models.
Under the Grand Cherokee's Hood
The base Grand Cherokee has a 3.6-liter V-6. Flex-fuel capabilities already had existed and variable valve timing all of the way up to 295 horsepower is key. Other equipment choices include a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 that gets 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.0-liter turbodiesel creates 240 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque for ease in traction and great towing. The V-6 provides 6,200 pounds of towing ability and the 5.7-liter V-8 has 7,400 pounds of towing capacity. The EcoDiesel gets 30 miles to the gallon and has the ability to drive 730 miles on one full tank of fuel. The Grand Cherokee most definitely has options including four powertrains, rear-wheel drive and various four-wheel-drive systems that are top-notch, on- or off-road, All powertrains include an eight speed transmission including paddle-shift controls.
Design of Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Grand Cherokee has a great interior with features that are heightened with the implementation of great technology and quality craftsmanship. This edition of the Grand Cherokee has electric power steering that helps with fuel economy. The premium vehicles are able to operate over logs and crawl up rocks with ease. Four driving systems are on the Grand Cherokee that have varying degrees of 4x4 capabilities. Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain traction management system help in bringing handling and performance to the forefront. With the Selec-Terrain option selected it automatically handles the powertrain settings for the terrain whether that is Sand, Mud, Auto, Snow or Rock. EcoMode optimizes shifting and also can halt use of engine cylinders to help in conservation of fuel in those times where a large powerful engine is not necessarily needed. The Vehicle also has Engine Stop-Start technology which is a mechanism that also helps with fuel saving ability by shutting the engine off when the driver's foot is on the brake. This doesn't hurt or contribute to disruption of any amenity on board and the engine begins again at acceleration. Another technology feature is something called Exhaust-Gas Recirculation, changes in the setup and timing of the valve lifting system and the promise of reduced gas usage.
Safety for the Grand Cherokee and the Jeep brand overall is very important. This vehicle has a class leading amount of safety features which currently sits at an amazing 70. The designers of this SUV made great efforts to set in motion lots of equipment to keep vehicle occupants as safe as possible. Included in this list are things like Electronic Roll Mitigation, electronic stability control, rear cross path performance, Forward Collision Warning, front airbags, side curtain air bags and many others. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is finding success towing the line between traditional and progressive. It fits together nicely into a respected multi-functional vehicle that's entirely cohesive.