2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Trackhawk Release Is Postponed

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee release is reported to be delayed for at least one year. Meanwhile the American branch of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has registered a new brand Trackhawk which will replace Cherokee for a while.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Redesign

Models by Jeep have become extremely popular among car lovers these days. The company is planning to sell 1,200,000 autos during this year. Such high expectations may cause delay of Jeep Wrangler as well. The new approach to the existing models is rather radical and takes too much time that is why the promised releases may come much later.

Nonetheless, rumors say that Jeep has already started testing new concept models. The new SUV will be redesigned, but don't expect much 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee changes in the whole concept of the car, the 2018 Grand Cherokee redesign is aimed to refresh the style of the car.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Trackhawk is expected to be the most powerful Cherokee - track oriented, the main competitor to SVR version of Range Rover and X5M, it has sport tuned suspension, powerful supercharged V8. The recipe for 2018 model is likely subject to change, this modification might be thrown out model range, connected with SRT, or at least get a turbocharged V6 engine.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee hellcat, also known as SRT and SRT8, is more likely to stay in model range, rather than too expensive and extreme Trackhawk. 2018 Grand Cherokee SRT powertrain used is not known yet, we could only guess. Supercharged V8 could be kept for this very modification, while the rest could get a turbocharged and naturally-aspirated V6 engines.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Trailhawk is a off-road oriented version of Grand Cherokee. It features retuned lifted suspension, special off-road bodykit, and some other minor changes. The 2018 model version is likely to get the same distinctive features of Trailhawk, but could be released a little bit later than the initial release of 2018 Grand Cherokee.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Release Date

There’s no official information on the replaced version of the 2018 Cherokee what makes car lovers impatient. However, 2015 was a very successful year for the Jeep which is proved by a 20% increase in sales. In addition, the company also promises that a new generation of Wrangler will arrive in 2017. Thus, Cherokee model will not have arrived before 2018.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Price

The pricing level for a Grand Cherokee 2018 is likely to stay on the same level as the current model. It means price range from $31,000 to $51,000. The extreme SRT versions starting from $67,000.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018 Specs

There are still too little details about Jeep Grand Cherokee 2018. As promised the car will have a powerful engine that accelerates to a hundred in five seconds developing up to 170 mph (Hellcat modification). The idea of the company is to completely change the existing approach to their SUVs, which is likely to be completed in 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Video

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Configurations

The Grand Cherokee comes with a wide variety of trim levels and configurations, including options and special editions. We expect that 2018 model year SUV will keep most of it, including nearly the same list of equipment.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Laredo is the simplest trim level of the Cherokee, features heated exterior mirrors, 5-inch touchscreen display multimedia with Bluetooth connectivity, all power accessories.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

Limited is the next step in configurations. It has brighter exterior styling (chrome plated grille, door handles and mirrors), power liftgate, power driver's seat with memory; it also has remote car start, leather trimmed seats with heating, rear view camera and 18-inch alloy wheels.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

Overland adds advanced 8.4-inch multimedia with a touchscreen, 9-speaker premium sound system, navigation, digital dashboard and rain sensor. It could be also equipped with panoramic roof and air suspension.

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

2018 Grand Cherokee Summit is a top end trim level, features 20-inch rims, lane departure warning, premium leather wrapped interior and 19-speaker premium audio system. It also has park assistant, both parralel and perpendicular.

2018 Grand Cherokee Changes

Taking into account all the above mentioned the release of the Cherokee may even come in 2019. The SUV which has already become world famous is going to run on Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat engine.

As you can see the information on Grand Cherokee 2018 is controversial. All we know is that the car stays in development process as well as its prototype. While every new step by the Jeep causes another delays.

2016-04-27 by Luke Widmeyer