FCA launches Jeep Grand Cherokee in India for Rs 75.15 lakh
Jeep Grand Cherokee will also have Electric Power Steering (EPS) replacing the electro-hydraulic power steering system. And will come with 'ParkSense’ – a rear park assist system now includes a Start / Stop function that applies the vehicle’s brakes.
- New Grand Cherokee Summit Petrol launched at Rs 75.15 lakh.
- The newly launched car will have air suspension and Electric Power Steering.
- FCA announced new prices for Completely Built Units in India.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India today announced the launch of its petrol variant of the Jeep Grand Cherokee on Wednesday.
The jeep has been priced at Rs 75.15 lakh ex-showroom, New Delhi.
“The latest addition to the Jeep range of SUVs is powered by the award-winning 289.6 PS, 347 Nm, 3.6-litre Pentastar engine, married to an upgraded eight-speed paddle shift automatic transmission,” the company said.
“Our directly-imported Jeep SUV portfolio is now complete with the addition of the Grand Cherokee Summit Petrol,” said Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director, FCA India.
The jeep will be available in six colours, with two new colour inclusions – Billet Silver Metallic, Bright White, Granite Crystal Pearl, True Blue Pearl, Velvet Red (new) and Diamond Black Crystal (new).
On the specifications of the car the company said, “The ‘Gen II’ automatic transmission is engineered to deliver improved overall performance resulting in less drag on the clutches. Its optimized lubrication has improved clutch durability, shift response, consistency enabling smoother quality downshifts. This Gen II 8-speed paddle shift transmission will also be offered in the Diesel variants of the Grand Cherokee.”
The Grand Cherokee’s Limited and Summit variants will get enhanced ‘billet-like’ plating on the grille slots while the SRT gets upper and lower cooling intakes on the front fascia, the company said.
“New alloys – 18-inch, high gloss silver painted aluminum will be standard on the Grand Cherokee Limited; 20-inch, polished aluminum with Technical Grey painted pockets standard on the Summit; 20-inch, full polished with satin clear coat, standard on the SRT and 20-inch Matte Black split spoke also available on the SRT,” FCA added.
“Air suspension is introduced and will now be standard on both the Petrol and Diesel ‘Summit’ trim of the New Grand Cherokee and LED fog lamps will be standard across the entire range,” the company said.
The jeep will also have Electric Power Steering (EPS) replacing the electro-hydraulic power steering system. And will come with 'ParkSense’ – a rear park assist system now includes a Start / Stop function that applies the vehicle’s brakes.
New prices for FCA’s luxury cars were also announced today.
“The company also announced upgrades in the entire range of luxury SUVs along with new prices, thereby offering more value to Indian customers,” FCA said.
New Jeep Completely Built Units (CBU) will be available at the following ex-showroom, New Delhi prices with immediate effect –
- Grand Cherokee Limited Diesel at Rs 75.15 lakh
- Grand Cherokee Summit Diesel at Rs 85.15 lakh
- Grand Cherokee SRT at Rs 1.07 crore
- Wrangler Unlimited Diesel at Rs 64.45 lakh
- The price of the Wrangler Unlimited Petrol remains unchanged at Rs 56 lakh
“Latest models of the New Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited, at new India prices, are available with immediate effect at all Jeep-exclusive and FCA dealerships across the country,” Flynn added.
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