There is evidence that mid-size SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee 2021 model year will be built on the platform of Alfa Romeo from the Italian, and also receive the new diesel engine. The car will receive the increased wheelbase.
It’s safe to say that captures the concepts of a SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee new generation of steel slightly longer than the current version of the Grand Cherokee (WK2 generation). By the way, the last is on the market for almost a decade. In accordance with the report published on 9 April, foreign edition Car and Driver midsize SUV, the fifth generation will be very different from the current Jeep Grand Cherokee.
It is expected that the next Grand Cherokee will be built on the same Giorgio platform that the Italian crossover Alfa Romeo Stelvio.
It would make sense, given that the automotive conglomerate definitely wants to distribute development costs of the platform, spending on the development of its 1 billion euros.
It is expected that the transition to the new architecture will increase the wheelbase of the SUV in its current version, this figure is 2.91 meters. This obviously will increase the free space in the cabin and will allow the company to present the three-row version of the SUV. Being a jeep in the first place, the SUV will have a real opportunity for off-road.
The novelty will be offered with the electrified 2.0-liter inline “four”, which will be the base engine. More expensive versions of the model will be powered by the familiar Pentastar V6 with the function of eTorque, and later will be offered a plug-in hybrid powerplant. Interestingly, it is also possible to see diesel engine, borrowed from the Ram 1500, where the 3.0-litre V6 develops 260 HP (651 Nm).
A new generation of SUV should debut in 2020, but the exact timing is not to blame for the outbreak of coronavirus infection.
Also suggest you to see the full test drive Jeep Grand Cherokee from the distant 2014 from the team InfoCar.ua: