How do take a classic and make it modern? You take the Jeep Cherokee and turn it into the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Jeep took a popular smaller SUV and made it a little bigger and better. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee has made some changes to keep the integrity of the Cherokee name. Changes have been made to the engine, interior and rear back seats to provide a better driving experience.
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the jack of all trades. It offers maneuverability for the city, it has more than enough room for a family, it is stylish enough to take to a black-tie event and is capable enough to get around in more remote areas. Another element that puts the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee at the top of the mountain is a unibody chassis system rather than a body-on-frame design.
The interior offers leather trim and wood accents along with state-of-the-art electronics options.There is also much more storage room and rear seat comfort added to this best selling SUV to keep it on top of its game.
The exterior offers a new aerodynamic, modern design, but still with the Jeep classic looking front grille and aggressive stance. The new generation offers four wheel independent suspension for better on road handling.
For 2012 engines, there is quite the line-up to choose from:
|3.6L Pentastar V6 with automatic||290 hp and 260 lb. ft torque|
|5.7L HEMI V8 with automatic||360 hp and 390 lb·ft torque|
|6.4L HEMI V8 with automatic||465 hp and 465 lb·ft torque|
Even though there is a lot of power involved, the fuel economy with the different trim levels of the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is still up to snuff.
|Fuel Economy- (MPG)||City||Highway|
|3.6L Pentastar V6 with automatic||22||32|
|5.7L HEMI V8 with automatic||17||28|
|6.4L HEMI V8 with automatic||17||25|
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in five different models to give you the best options: Laredo E, Laredo X, Limited, Overland and SRT8
The new Jeep Grand Cherokee has won numerous awards. Among the awards are: Top Safety Pick for 2011 from IIHS, Consumers Digest Best Buy for 2011 and Truck of the year for 2011 by Detriot News.
This is only a brief description of the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, just a teaser to the possibilities of your next SUV. Now all you have to do it take the leap of faith and take the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee out for a test drive. There is a warning, side effects may include: heart palpitations, sweaty palms and contraction of facial muscles which causes your lips to pull way from your teeth and “laugh lines.”