After Four years of ‘on and off’ and postpone America’s leading brand Jeep is introducing two of its most well-known and popular models in India. The two models are Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the launch of these two four wheelers will take place on 1 September. Jeep Wrangler comes in a retro-style, will be sold in India only in the long wheelbase “Unlimited” trim.
Jeep Wrangler is a compact and mid-size four-wheel drive off-road and sports utility vehicle(SUV). It is 4,583 mm in length, 1,877 mm in width and 1,860 mm (soft top) in height. Comes with a wheelbase of 2,947 mm and a ground clearance of 238.2 mm, along with 2.8-litre CRD turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine able enough to churn out 197bhp at 3,600 rpm and 460Nm of torque at1,600-2,000 rpm, mated to five-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with Command-Trac four-wheel drive system.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is more stylish between the two, is coming in three grades, Limited, Summit and the high-power Grand Cherokee SRT. It is including a high-performance variant, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. The Grand Cherokee comes with 4,828 mm in length, 1,943 mm in width and 1,802 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,915 mm and a ground clearance of 210 mm. It is 18 mm longer, 11 mm wider and 53 mm shorter and has a 4 mm higher ground clearance compared to the standard variant. Powered by the 6.4-litr HEMI the 8 petrol engine churns out 469.17 hp) and 630 Nm of torque. The power of the car is sent through all four wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission and is distributed between them via the Quadra-Trac four-wheel drive system.
Jeep Grand Cherokee prices to start from around Rs 85 lakh and can go up to Rs. 1 crore. These two cars promise to rule the Indian roads.