2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Houston TX
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Clear Lake
What’s new with the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee? Diesel engines are no longer available in the lineup, but an additional model called the Trackhawk has been added, and active noise cancellation has been made standard. Celebrating the 25th Anniversary, the Grand Cherokee has added a Sterling Edition for the Limited models. This edition comes with lower fascia applique, platinum tow hooks, and a new Real Metal package. The High Altitude edition is also back for 2018 and includes a dual-pane sunroof, step pad, tail lamps, and Anodized Gun Metal interior accents.
- TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission
- Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology
- Selec-Speed Control with Hill-ascent and Hill-descent Control
- Self-parking system
- Forward collision mitigation system
- Automatic emergency braking
- Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen radio
- 7-inch customer configurable multiview display cluster
- Heritage perforated seats that feature decorative stitching
How do I know which trim is right for me?
The seven trim levels for the 2018 Grand Cherokee are Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT, and Trackhawk. The base model, the Laredo, comes standard with 17-inch wheels, keyless ignition and entry, Bluetooth, a six-speaker sound system, and much more. Additional comforts can be found in the next model up, the Limited. The Limited trim has 18-inch wheels, remote start, a power liftgate, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, and more great features. The Trailhawk is the basic off-road trim with its standard off-road tires, four-wheel drive with low-range gearing, a navigation system, hill ascent and descent control, and underbody skid plates. The Overland adds 20-inch wheels, automatic wipers, LED daytime running and lights and foglights, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and a dual-panel panoramic sunroof. The Summit adds more comfort features like headlight washers, active noise canceling technology, and additional safety features. The standard safety equipment of the Summit can be added to the Overland trim as the High Altitude package. The SRT adds a bit more to the off-roading capability with a specialized all-wheel-drive system, performance tires, and a limited-slip rear differential and selectable performance modes. The brand new 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk comes with an upgraded adaptive suspension and Brembo brakes, high-performance tires, and additional changes to the interior design that give it an overall new look.
What options are available for engines?
In the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, there are five engine options. Standard with all models is the 3.6-liter V6 with an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive is an option for the V6 engines. V8 engines are all four-wheel drive and can have a tow of up to 7,400 pounds. Besides the 3.6-liter V6 with its 295 horsepower, other available choices include a 5.7-liter V8 with 360 horsepower, a 3.0-liter diesel V6 with 240 horsepower, a 6.4-liter V8 from the SRT model with 475 horsepower, and the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 in the Trackhawk model with 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque, are available as choices.
What makes the 2018 Grand Cherokee a safe vehicle?
Standard safety features of the 2018 Grand Cherokee consist of lane-keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and lane-departure warning. Additional safety features may come standard with some trims, but can also be added with the High Altitude package. These features are self-parking system for both parallel and perpendicular parking, front parking sensors, a forward collision mitigation system, and rear cross-traffic alert.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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