Recently, the jeep carmaker revealed the new 2022 jeep grand Cherokee.it has a two-row midsize SUV that has been around for a couple of years now. Now in its 5th generation, the Grand Cherokee brings for the first time a three-row Cherokee l model version. Not only that, for 2022, the 2022 jeep grand Cherokee also comes with a new two-row model trim, a plugin hybrid model version called the 4xe and a Trailhawk offroad model that also features a hybrid powertrain.
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine,power and transmission
Under the hood, the 2022 jeep Grand Cherokee packs a naturally aspirated 3.6-litre v6 petrol engine. The v6 produces 210 kW of power and 357 nm of torque. The engine is also mated with an 8-speed auto torqueflite torque converter automatic transmission system. Power is sent to all the four wheels via the 4 by 4 jeeps quadra our wheel drive system with a low range gear. Additionally, for the 2022 grand Cherokee five drive modes are available which include, auto, sport, rock, snow, and sand/ mud.
For 2022, the Grand Cherokee also has a hybrid variant, the 4Xe. It is powered by a 17kw battery and also a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine paired with 8-speed automatic transmission. The 4xe can drive 40 km using electric power before switching to the turbo petrol engine. A jeeps quadra Trac II four-wheel-drive system is available for the hybrid variant with a low range gear.
Only 3 drive modes are available for the 2022 jeep grand Cherokee 4xe this includes, hybrid, electric and Esafe. All of this depends on the driver’s preference for the electric and petrol combination. The hybrid unit will be available on Limited, Overland, Summit, Summit Reserve and Trailhawk variants. Optionally available is a 5.7-litre V-8 with 357 hp and 390 pound-feet of torque for this model trims too.
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee exterior and interior features
Within the 2022 jeep grand Cherokee family, there’s a lot of pieces of equipment and features it all starts with the Laredo featuring 17-inch wheels, black plastic exterior and the Summit loading up with tons of chrome, 20-inch wheels, fancy leather upholstery, and a McIntosh audio system.
Stepping Inside the Grand Cherokee, some model trims feature cloth seats, dual 10.1-inch digital screens for both instrumentation and multimedia controls, this 10.1inch digital display feature the Jeep’s new Uconnect 5 software. it also Features wireless Apple Car-play/Android Auto, digital rear-view mirror, wireless smartphone charger, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite navigation and Wi-Fi hot-spotting.
A 10.25-inch front passenger screen is also optionally available in the US that packs a built-in Amazon Fire-TV support
2022 Grand Cherokee safety features
Safety for Grand Cherokee is well ensured. it starts with autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, a reversing camera, tyre pressure monitoring and rear parking sensors as standard. in the Higher grades, extra features include; night-vision camera, driver attention alert, traffic sign recognition, surround-view camera and parking assist.