Sergio Marchionne main man in the FCA, announced a new Grand Wagoneer. The new 2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer designed with a suburban size look is expected to be unveiled with some major facelift that will give it modern look. With the interior and exterior design changes and improvement on its engine capacity from its predecessor, all wheel-drive Jeep Grand Wagoneer is sure to attract some attention in the market from all SUV lovers out there.
The SUV is expected to have semi-modular chassis design (share a platform with Grand Cherokee) that can enable the car to support the two and three seat rows and at the same time be able to have good off-road and on-road handling capabilities. The car will have new air suspensions that are better in ground clearance for off-road terrain. The suspensions will enable the car to have varied ride height.
The next generation of Grand Wagoneer is also expected to come with all-season tires to overcome different environment conditions. 2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is set to have LED lights, chrome trim and large wheel that is set to compete with other SUV’s in the market.
2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Interior
You should expect some high-tech adjustment in the interior of the car. The common analogue gauges will be replaced with big TFT, an LCD large touch screen that be fitted with Chrysler’s infotainment system that has a navigation system.
The car is expected to have massaging seats with leather coverings, large panoramic sunroof, entertainment system, double screens fitted in the headrest at the back seat. High quality materials are expected to be used like wood and aluminum trim to give interior a good finish. The car will easily accommodate seven adults.
Engine, Specs and Performance
It is expected that the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer 2017 will have a powerful engine option, that is 6.4 liter V8 HEMI that is capable of producing 485 horsepower and torque of about 475 pounds per foot. This will be for the primary standard engine. For higher horsepower the SUV might come with 6.2 liter Hellcat engine of 600 horsepower and 550 lb.-ft. of torque respectively.
For those of you concerned with fuel economy, then you can opt for 3.0 liter turbodiesel, V6 engine that has a power of 240 hp and 420 pounds per feet of torque that will offer 30 mpg on the highway. With ZF 8-speed automatic transmission system, the engine offers a good acceleration of 0-60 mph in about 8 secs. and a top speed of about 130 mph.
Price and Release date
For all 2017 Jeep Grand Wagoneer enthusiasts who would want to buy it then they should expect the price of the car to range between $80,000 and $100,000 due to engine capacity variations. The exact date of unveiling the car has not been realized officially but it is expected to be at the end of 2016 or in the first half of 2017. According to some rumors, the new Grand Wagoneer and Wagoneer could appear on the market in 2018.