The all-new 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a big step forward for the iconic SUV. It features an updated design, new engine options and a host of new safety and technology features. The Grand Cherokee is also now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overview
When you close your eyes and think of a Jeep, you probably think of the rugged Wrangler, but the Grand Cherokee is just as important to the famous off-road brand’s sales success. Its appeal is that it is paired with an impressive off-road, The road-improving capability provides many available luxury appointments and features with the rugged outdoor look that Jeep buyers love.
In fact, needs we love it too, awarding it our Editors’ Choice award. Three powertrains are available, including familiar V-6 and V-8 options as well as new A plug-in hybrid variant that Jeep calls 4xe. While rear-wheel drive is standard on V-6-equipped models, there are at least three different all-wheel-drive systems available to help meet your lifestyle , but whether commuting in snowy weather or rock crawling in Moab.
What’s New for 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee?
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Pricing and Which One to Buy
The Grand Cherokee’s starting price is thousands of dollars more than rivals like the Telluride and Hyundai Palisade — think of it as a Jeep tax — and its higher trim prices are Year similar to some luxury We SUVs. Hayear,viWeng said that we think the Limited model represents a better Equip the Laredo base with more equipment to meet the needs of luxury buyers.
The Limited Edition comes standard with leather upholstery heated front and rear seats with a power tailgate power adjustable front seats interior ambit package,nt lighting automatic high package, beams remote start and more. Year, will The Entertainment Group package, which adds a larger 10.1-inch infotainment display and a nine-speaker Alpine stereo.
We’d also opt for the Lux Tech Group II package with rain-sensing windshield wipers cordless phone charger perforated leather upholstery ventilated front seats adjustable power Steering Column Dig Cherokee,ital Mirrors Second Year,nds 360-Degree Exterior Camera System Front and Rear Parking Sensors and Collision Avoidance to help when crossing intersections.
Engine, Transmission, and Performance
Like the previous-generation Grand Cherokee, the new Grand Cherokee is powered by either a 3.6-liter V-6 or a 5.7-liter Semi V-8. Jeep also offers a plug-in hybrid 4xe powertrain, bringing electrification to its family SUV. Rear-wheel drive is standard on the base V-6, but all-wheel drive is standard Grand Cherokee with V-8 or plug-in hybrid powertrain.
Several all-wheel-drive systems are available, including an electronically locking limited-slip differential. Also, available is the Trail hawk model with more powerful off-road equipment and greater capability,ility which features Adjustable air suspension provides up to 11.3 inches of ground clearance and breakaway anti-roll bars that allow for larger wheel articulation for difficult terrain.
During our initial test drive, we were impressed with the smooth and smooth ride of the Grand Cherokee and found the V-6 And the V-8 engine is very lively. On our test track, our V-6-powered Summit test car hit 60 mph in 7.4 seconds. The off-road-oriented Trailhawk completed the same test in 7.7 seconds.
Fuel Economy and Real-World MPG
Fuel economy estimates for the V-6-powered Grand Cherokee are typical of the midsize SUV segment, with 19 MPG city and 26 MPG highway when equipped with rear-wheel drive. Adding all-wheel drive lowers each of these estimates by 1 mpg; the V-8 model is good for 14 mpg city and 22 MPG highway.
This is The plug-in hybrid 4xe should offer better fuel economy, but the EPA has yet to release an estimate for that model. Models with the 4xe plug-in hybrid system have a 14.0-kWh battery pack and a 134-horsepower electric motor, giving the Grand Cherokee 25 miles per charge. Jeep, The Grand Cherokee with the 4xe powertrain, completes the famous Rubicon Trail entirely in its EV drive mode. More on Grand Cherokee Fuel Economy
Interior, Comfort, and Cargo
A thoroughly modern cabin replaces the somewhat dated interior of the outgoing Grand Cherokee. While the base Laredo model offers the essentials, upscale Summit and Overland trim will add luxuries like quilted leather upholstery open-pore wood trim and a high-tech digital display.
Big It’s strictly a two-row SUV, but buyers looking for a third row can upgrade to the Grand Cherokee L which we reviewed separately. We haven’t had a chance to test the new Grand Cherokee yet, but we expect it to hold more carry-on luggage than the previous-generation model.
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve 4xe Interior
Infotainment and Connectivity
Floating above the Grand Cherokee’s dashboard surface is an 8.4- or 10.1-inch touchscreen with standard Apple CarPlay Android Auto and SiriusXM satellite radio.
Dashboard navigation with live traffic and weather updates is optional and available on higher-end models The digital instrument cluster features a 10.0-inch head-up display and another 10.3-inch display embedded in the dash for front-seat passengers.
While the Laredo and Limited models come with a standard six-speaker stereo, buyers can upgrade to a nine-speaker Alpine audio setup or High-end 19-speaker Macintosh array.
Safety and Driver-Assistance Features
Driving assistance features such as pedestrian detection lane keep assist and semi-autonomous driving modes are becoming increasingly important to shoppers, and Jeep is offering a more comprehensive suite of standard safety tech to meet that need.
For more information about Shanda Cherokee, crash test results are available on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites. Key security features include:
- Standard automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
- Standard Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist
Standard adaptive cruise control
Warranty and Maintenance Coverage
One of the few things the 2022 Grand Cherokee hasn’t changed is its standard warranty package. Competitors like the Telluride and Hyundai Santa Fe offer longer terms here, but the Jeep’s warranty is in line with most other rivals, including the Chevrolet Blazer and Ford edge.
- Limited Warranty Covers 3 Years or 36,000 Miles
- Powertrain warranty is 5 years or 60,000 miles
- Includes three years of free scheduled maintenance