2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee officially unveiled, now offers 3rd-row seats

Updated Jun 07, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It can now accommodate up to seven passengers.

Jeep has virtually launched the all-new 2021 Grand Cherokee. The American car brand is excited to introduce the fifth-generation of the midsize SUV as it comes with numerous and ambitious updates including the addition of a third row, the first for the model.

The Grand Cherokee has been a partner by many families in making memories since 1992. With that being said, Jeep wanted to provide more space by extending its wheelbase by 175 mm and offering a six or seven seating configuration. A two-row Grand Cherokee will also be available later in 2021.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee front view

The all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee

The design of the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L was inspired by the brand’s first full-size luxury SUV, the Wagoneer. It comes with new design cues for more modern aesthetics such as all-new slim LED headlights, larger front fascia, high-set LED taillamps, and active grille shutters for better aerodynamics.

There are many features that made the Jeep Grand Cherokee one of the most popular SUV in history. One of which is its award-winning 4x4 capability. So for the new fifth-gen, Jeep decided to further enhance the midsize SUV’s 4x4 capabilities by improving the Quadra-Lift air suspension system for increased ground clearance and wading depth.

The next-gen Grand Cherokee L is also installed with a newly located front virtual ball joint and a multi-link rear suspension for improved lateral control and better ride comfort.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior view

Luxurious interior finish as expected

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Inside, Jeep is continuing the reputation of the Grand Cherokee of being an award winner in terms of interior luxury. The seats are finished in premium hand-wrapped, quilted Palermo leather for comfort and luxury. The interior is also complemented with a 10.1-inch infotainment system with a more advanced Uconnect5 system and an all-new customizable LED lighting with daytime/nighttime settings for all models.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior view

Jeep solidifies the Grand Cherokee's family vehicle characteristic

Under the hood, the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L is still equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine capable of making 290 hp and 348 Nm of torque. This engine is optimized to provide the best balance of performance and fuel efficiency.

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On the other hand, the 5.7-liter V8 engine is also available for increased performance. The said engine is capable of making 357 hp and 529 Nm of torque.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee rear view

Jeep did a great job in continuing the legacy of the Grand Cherokee

The all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L will arrive in Jeep dealerships in the US market in the second quarter of 2021. Meanwhile, the second-row version and electrified version called the 4xe will be available later in 2021. Unfortunately, Jeep Philippines already discontinued selling the Grand Cherokee in the country so we will not see the all-new model on Philippine roads anytime soon.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a series of award-winning midsize premium Sports Utility Vehicles built to conquer any road. It flaunts a mighty exterior finely designed with bold detailings, innovative features, and a mighty stance. Inside, it is packed with the latest driver and passenger amenities meant to provide an outstanding and consistent riding experience. The new Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in the following variants: the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk. Also, the legendary American carmaker offers the special edition Jeep Grand Cherokee Upland, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited X, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee High Altitude. The series is offered in Bright White, Velvet Red Pearl, Redline Red 2-coat Pearl, Slate Blue, Granite Crystal Metallic, and Ultraviolet Metallic.

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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