The Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011, named "Top Safety Pick" by IIHS is a complete American icon and a symbol of the manufacturer. This new model keeps the distinctive design of Jeep but with some adjustments that redefine the segment to offer a true duality: the more modern off-road capabilities of the brand and a refinement for the asphalt resulting in a unique driving experience. Among the new features is highlighted the choice of three 4x4 systems, the new Jeep suspension Quadra-Air Lift , Selec-Terrain systems and a towing capacity of 7,400 pounds.
For the 2011 Grand Cherokee was elected the new Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 engine that features an improved of 11% in terms of efficiency, achieving a little over 23 miles per gallon and the capacity of go just over 500 miles with a single tank fuel. Other of the aspects that stands out is the redesign. Its body has much more sculpted lines, its shape is more athletic and the panoramic sunroof with dual panel gives it a more refined touch that complements with a luxurious interior full of soft-touch materials.
New Jeep Grand Cherokee features
If these qualities are not enough, the Grand Cherokee 2011 was named by the IIHS as Top Safety Pick thanks to the more than 45 security features integrated. Among these is the electronic stability control, electronic rollover mitigation, adjustable cruise control, collision warning system, improved response during an accident, Hill-Start Assist, ABS and Brake Assist that helps to optimize the behavior throughout field. Other protective systems that stand out are the numerous air bags, the BeltAlert that alerts the driver in case that do not use the seat belt, blind spot monitoring, secure LATCH, high intensity lights, parking sensor, rear view camera, wipers with rain sensors, remote start, engine immobilizer and tire pressure monitoring system.
The new Grand Cherokee is assembled at the Jefferson plant in Detroit and has a base price of $30,995 for the Laredo 4x2 version, while the Laredo 4x4 model starts at $32,995. Along with these models Jeep will offer the Limited and Overland version that will go on sale in June.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Stand out facts
Video - The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a MDS system that alternates between the four-cylinder mode when is notrequired so much power and the eight cylinders mode when all the power of the motor is required. This function optimizes the fuel consumption without sacrificing performance when the driving conditions require it.