2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review
The Jeep Grand Cherokee was one of the first SUVs, and it continues to be one of the best, blending off-road capability with on-road performance. Since its launch in 1992, the Grand Cherokee has been at the forefront of the luxury SUV segment. This is due not only to its style but also to its commitment to quality and innovation.
Jeep is in the process of completely overhauling the Grand Cherokee. For 2021, the Grand Cherokee features models both with the old design and platform and with the new design and platform. All models will switch to the new platform and be redesigned in time for 2022, but the pandemic threw a wrench in Jeep's redesign plans.
Upgraded technology, design, and luxury features are part of the new model.
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is capable yet modern. It stays true to its roots with its exterior design, simply becoming bolder and more contemporary with each passing year. However, the interior has come a long way since 1992. Quality craftsmanship is evident in every refined detail, which combines to offer a comfortable and luxe cabin environment for drivers and passengers.
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes standard with a 3.6-litre V6 engine that delivers 293 horsepower, 260 lb-ft of torque, and 2,812 kg of max towing capability. Additional engine options are also available, which increase towing capability to 3,265kg, such as a 5.7-litre HEMI V8, a 6.4-litre HEMI SRT V8, and a supercharged 6.2-litre V8.
The Uconnect multimedia system present on 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee models is award winning and intuitive. It comes standard with a 5-inch display which upgrades to an 8.4-inich display on higher trim levels. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, as well as Bluetooth, also come standard.
Jeep offers over 70 standard and available safety and security features for the 2021 Grand Cherokee, including a rear back-up camera and blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-path detection that are standard across the model lineup.