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2016 Auto Expo – Jeep Grand Cherokee debuts

 
Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 Auto Expo

4th Feb, Delhi: Jeep unveils the much awaited Grand Cherokee in India.

Jeep Grand Cherokee, the most awarded vehicle in the company line-up, is regaled for its style and performance. Due for launch in India in the coming weeks, visitor can witness this premium luxury SUV in all its glory at the 2016 Auto expo.

Measuring 4,821 mm in length, 1,943 mm in width and 1,730 mm in height, it is powered by a 3.0 liter diesel engine offering 240 PS power and 570 Nm torque via 8 speed ZF automatic gearbox

Built to tackle the roughest of terrain, the Jeep Grand Cherokee gets daytime running headlamps, heated power folding mirrors with puddle lamps, large taillamps with signature LED lighting, a rear aerodynamic spoiler and wide window at the rear for better rear visibility.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 Auto Expo

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 Auto Expo

Jeep Grand Cherokee will receive an Eco Mode thereby optimizing transmission shift schedule along with throttle sensitivity for better fuel efficiency. It will also receive Quadra-Lift air suspension system to lower body for enhanced aerodynamics and optimum fuel efficiency.

On board features will include well ventilated front seats and heated front and second row seats. It gets dual zone automatic climate control, memory function for driver seat besides door trims in Nappa leather. Safety features will be in the form of multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, a host of electronic safety equipment along with infotainment system consisting of UConnect touchscreen.

All Jeep models will be initially brought in via the CBU route into India while FCA promises local production later on so as to keep pricing competitive.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 Auto Expo

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 Auto Expo

 

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Pearl Daniels

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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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