Jeep is bringing aback the fourth-generation Grand Cherokee for the 2021 archetypal year. While there are no aloft changes to report, the calendar loses some variants and assets a value-packed trim akin called Laredo X.
2021 marks the end of the Upland, Altitude, and North Edition models that were offered through 2020. Jeep positioned the Laredo X a footfall aloft the entry-level Laredo E archetypal and aimed it at motorists who appetite abundance afterwards afloat into affluence territory, and who don’t allegation the ability of a V8 engine. It comes accepted with 18-inch wheels, suede upholstery, acrimonious avant-garde seats, a acrimonious council wheel, a alien agent starter, and a power-operated hatch. It’s able with an 8.4-inch touchscreen for the Uconnect infotainment system, and motorists can accumulate bigger accessories bashed up on-the-move acknowledgment to a 115-volt ability outlet, according to Mopar Insiders.
Power for the Laredo X comes from Jeep’s admirable 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, which makes 290 application and 260 pound-feet of torque. It’s anchored to an eight-speed automated transmission.
Jeep priced the 2021 Grand Cherokee Laredo X at $38,995 with rear-wheel drive, or $40,995 with four-wheel drive. Both abstracts accommodate a binding $1,495 destination charge. For context, the cheapest 2021 Grand Cherokee is the Laredo E, which starts at $35,695, while the abutting trim up is the Limited that starts at $41,895. At the top end of the range, the hot-rodded, Hellcat-powered Trackhawk archetypal carries a abject amount of $89,390.
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Shoppers accept several standalone options to accept from, including a full-size added annoy ($150), added acrylic colors ($245; white is standard), and an agent block boiler ($95). Option bales are on the menu, too.
The ProTech II amalgamation ($875) bundles avant-garde anchor assist, automated aerial beams, advanced blow warning, and lane abandonment warning. The Premium Lighting Group ($995) adds automated aerial beams, bi-Xenon HID headlights, avant-garde LED fog lights, and LED daytime alive lights. The Altitude Appearance Amalgamation ($1,250) consists of 20-inch auto on all-season tires, brave rear lights, additional a alloy of body-colored and appearance atramentous trim. Finally, the Sun and Sound Group ($1,595) includes a 506-watt amp, nine speakers additional a subwoofer, an alive babble ascendancy system, and a ability sunroof, while the Trailer-Tow Group IV ($995) brings a 180-amp alternator, a specific base harness, a full-size spare, a load-leveling rear suspension, and, of course, a block receiver.
Called WK2 internally, the fourth-generation Grand Cherokee will acceptable retire at the end of the 2021 archetypal year. Jeep is about done developing its replacement, and the SUV should accomplish its official admission in 2020. When it lands, it will be offered with two or three rows of seats (the closing agreement will be a aboriginal in the nameplate’s decades-long history), a advanced accoutrements of engines, and added technology inside, including a 12-inch touchscreen.
The Grand Cherokee will lose its flagship accession anon afterwards it’s unveiled. Jeep is advancing to absolution a bigger, body-on-frame SUV that will disclose the Grand Wagoneer nameplate. It fabricated its admission as a close-to-production abstraction in September 2020, and it’s accepted to ability showrooms in 2021 for the 2022 archetypal year.
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